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October 2019

A Stepped Up DIY Frosty Gift Card Holder with Secret Sparkly Snow

Today we are going to create another gift card holder but this one is A Stepped Up DIY Frosty Gift Card Holder with Secret Sparkly Snow. We're still using the simple Pillow Box as the base..this time we are adding some snow-covered "sparkly" greenery-- I'll let you know what the secret is shortly.  First, here's the finished product--see the white frosty pine peeping through the frosted greenery. Pilloe boc GCH 2

Now here's a close up of the sparkly frosty snow covered greenery.... Pillow box GCH - close up

How do you get that sparkle....first spread the Snowfall Puff Paint over the pine boughs...then before heating....sprinkle the paint with Ice Glitter. Then use the heat tool to puff up the paint and you'll have that sparkly frosty snow! Isn't that an awesome effect?

I"ll give you the step by step directions below followed by the supply list. If you place an order online and use this month's Host code (CWJCVXS7) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1. Rub the embossing buddy across the entire front of a pillow box, stamp the three branch pine with Whisper White Craft ink--stamp once going up and another time with the branch going down. Then sprinkle liberally with Shimmery White embossing powder, heat with the heat tool until shiny white.

2. Cut two triple pine branches from Mossy Meadow cardstock. Spread Snowfall Puff paint over the greenery, sprinkle with Ice Glitter and then heat with heat tool until the snow is puffy. Adhere these  with liquid glue over the stamped images so the white branches underneath peek through the greenery.

3. Cut approximately 16" of Real Red Ruched ribbon, wrap around the middle of the box and tie in a knot.

Your box is now ready for the gift card and giving!

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DIY Frosty Gift Card Holder

Today we'll create a quick & easy DIY Frosty Gift Card Holder. Gift cards are great gifts, however, they are even more special if they are "wrapped" in a delightful way. Today's "wrap" is based on the Pillow Boxes...they come in packs of ten--so you can really make a great supply to have on hand at a moment's notice. Here's today's "wrap." Pillow box GCH - 2

To form the pillow box, simply squeeze the sides until the box pops open and then fold on the score lines to form the flaps that close both ends.

The white sparkly pine is created with the Peaceful Bough stamp set and embossed with the new Shimmery White embossing powder...the sparkle is quite enchanting. Top it off with a sparkly pine cone, tie a delightful cherry striped ribbon around the box and you are ready for giving! Here's a close up of the pine and pine cone. Pillow box gch 1 - close up

I"ll give you the step by step directions below followed by the supply list. If you place an order online and use this month's Host code (CWJCVXS7) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product from me for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1. Rub the embossing buddy across the entire front of a pillow box, stamp the three branch pine with Whisper White Craft ink, sprinkle liberally with Shimmery White embossing powder, heat with the heat tool until shiny white.

2. Cut a solid small pine cone (Beautiful Boughs Dies) from Early Expresso cardstock; cut the small pine cone overlay from Silver Glimmer paper. Adhere these to each other with glue dots. Adhere this unit to the top of the pine branches with a dimensional

3. Cut approximately 16" of Cherry Cobbler Diagonal Striped ribbon, wrap around the top of the box and tie in a bow above the pine cone.

Your box is now ready for the gift card and giving!

Supply List: Click on one of the product images below and der your supplies now:


Quick & Easy DIY Christmas Treat Bag

Today's creation is another Quick & Easy DIY Christmas Treat Bag!  We're using that beautiful antique Toile Christmas Designer Series Paper--reminiscent of days gone by...after all, don't we always think of the "old" days around the holidays (even though we are in the midst of creating more "old" days! Christmas

This little cutie can be used for snacks, small gifts and goodies..again, the base is the 3 X 6 gusseted cello bags that are food safe. The ruched red ribbon just adds that beautiful elegance that is required by this gorgeous designer paper.

Now take a closer look at the sparkle and shine on the evergreen--that is created with the new shimmery crystal effects (used as a glue here) and the Ice Glitter that are new in the Holiday mini. These are truly spectacular additions that set this design apart from the everyday.

I'll give you the directions for this holder-- then order your supplies today and start creating! If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (CWJCVXS7) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1.Cut Toile Christmas Designer Series Paper 10 1/2 X 3, score long side at 4, 6, 10. Fold on all the score lines.

2. Cut 2 X 3 Read Red cardstock and adhere to the middle 2 X 3 area of the designer paper with glue dots--this is the area the bag will rest on.

3. Add treats or gift to the gusseted cello bag, fold top (just for placement purposes)

'Wrapping around

5. Complete wrapping the designer paper around the bag with the 1 1/2 X 3 section folding over the top.

6. Cut approximately 16" Red Ruched ribbon, tie around top of bag holding the flap down (tie in large knot)

7. Die cut the greenery from Garden Green cardstock. Spread the Shimmery Crystal Effects over the greenery and sprinkle liberally with the Ice Glitter. Set aside to dry. 

8. Die cut the small outline pine cone from Early Espresso cardstock. Cut the small detailed overlay from Gold Glimmer paper. Adhere these together with glue dots.

9. Adhere the greenery under the knot with glue dots; adhere the pinecone at the top near the knot with glue dots.

Your treat is ready for giving!

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Quick & Easy DIY Treat Bag

Today we'll create a Quick & Easy DIY Treat Bag. The neat thing about this is that you can use any designer paper (so check back in on Friday to see another version) for the holiday or occasion you need.  This design is super quick and can be used for candy treats or small gifts for any occasion! Halloween

The base treat holder is the 3 X 6 gusseted cello bag--these come in a handy pack of 25 bags and are food safe--great for home baked cookies or brownies!

The wrap is a piece of designer paper and tied with a bow and tag...all can be modified for your own occasion!

I'll give you the directions for this holder-- then order your supplies today and start creating! If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (CWJCVXS7) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1.Cut Monster Bash Designer Series Paper 10 1/2 X 3, score long side at 4, 6, 10. Fold on all the score lines.

2. Cut 2 X 3 Pumpkin Pie cardstock and adhere to the middle 2 X 3 area of the designer paper with glue dots--this is the area the bag will rest on.

3. Add treats or gift to the gusseted cello bag, fold top over and staple shut.

4. Set bag on cardstock insert--see picture below Wrapping around

5. Complete wrapping the designer paper around the bag with the 1 1/2 X 3 section folding over the top.

6. Cut approximately 16" Black scalloped edge ribbon, tie around top of bag holding the flap down (tie in bow)

7. Stamp "Eat, Drink, & be Scary" in Stazon Black (#101406) on Pumpkin Pie cardstock. Cut out with die (Ornate Frames dies).

8. Cut 1 1/2 X 1 5/8 Gold Glimmer, round all corners with the Detailed Trio punch. Adhere stamped die cut to top with glue dots.

9. Using Take Your Pick tool, punch hole in top. Thread 12" Whisper White twine through hole and tie around black ribbon. 

Your treat is ready for giving!

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