3D & Paper Crafting Projects

An easy Christmas lantern

Today we're creating An Easy Christmas Lantern. It's created with the new Mini Curvy Keepsake die..its super easy...since the box is created with a single die..it just folds together--with no glue. Acetate further away

Using the new Mercury Acetate sheets--there are natural "window' openings in the mercury to let the battery-operated tea lights to shine through the clear spaces.  Just adding a lovely curly red ribbon and a bit of holly---your lantern is ready for giving. Acetate further away

Wouldn't this be a lovely place card at your holiday gathering? Just add a tag with the seating name and your guests can take it home and add it to their Christmas tree as a wonderful keepsake from your event.

Create several of these lanterns and place them all over your tree as an sweet way to light up your tree.

Or simply add this little keepsake to your hand-delivered card or gift.. it would be a super addition to a gift card. I always like to give a small gift along with the gift card.

I'll give you the directions to create this lantern followed by the Supply list so you can order your supplies to create your own.  Remember if you place an online order (hit the Shop Now button) and use this month's Host code (CWJCVXS7) and you'll receive $5 in product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1. Cut a piece of Mercury Acetate 5.5 X 5.5. Cut the mini curvy keepsake box with your die cutting machine. Fold on all the score lines using a bone folder (#102300) to help make the firm creases.

2. Insert a battery-operated tea light inside and fold together the handles of the box. Acetate - open

3. Tie a bow in a 9" piece of curly read ribbon--attach to the box handle with a glue dot.

4. Stamp holly (Free Skate stamp set) in Memento ink  on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock; color with Dark Call Me Clover Blend and Dark Real Red Blend. Cut out with matching die with die cut machine. Adhere to box handle with glue dot.

Your box is ready to go!

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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!

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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)

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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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The "taller" Pine Tree Punch--the secret tree punch trick

Today we're creating a gift box with The "taller" Pine Tree Punch - the secret tree punch trick.  Check out this really gorgeous gift box----great for gift cards, candy treats, small gift items...the list goes on.  It's super quick and easy to create this eye-catching box--and who doesn't love to get a gift that is dazzlingly wrapped? Gold mini pizza box 1

We're using the gold mini-pizza boxes that require no adhesive--they are ready to fold together and they are done!

Now, take a long look at those trees in the background of the decorative top....yes, you are correct...they are punched with the new Stampin'Up! Pine Tree punch...totally awesome punch....but, wait, the punched tree is not that tall! Right! It's not...so how did we get those trees to be that tall?

I'll tell you the secret--it's so easy...just cut the trees in half with your paper snips separate the top and bottom to make them as tall as you like--then we cover the separation with the greeting banner--tall pine trees! What fun and a great idea for your future projects.

I'll give you step by step directions followed by the supply list--order your supplies today and get those boxes created--you'll be so far ahead at Christmas you'll actually enjoy the holiday season.

Remember:

*The Designer Series Paper sale is going on until September 30th. Download the brochures here Download 09.19_DSP_FLYER_US (1).

*If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (S6BF9NEB) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

Directions:

1. Fold the mini pizza box on score lines and assemble

2. Cut largest scalloped circle die (Layering Circle dies) from Cherry Cobbler cardstock.

3. Punch Pine Tree from Shaded Spruce and from your favorite pattern of  Wrapped in Plaid designer paper (#149596); cut both in half. Adhere to circle (see pic) with liquid adhesive separating the top and bottom.

4. Stamp Merry Christmas (Perfectly Plaid stamp set) in Cherry Cobbler on Very Vanilla cardstock (1 X 2 1/2); cut 1/4 X 3 Gold Glimmer cardstock; adhere this to back of Vanilla with glue dots. Adhere unit over trees on circle with dimensionals.

5. Adhere circle to box top with glue dots.

6.  Punch snowflake from Gold Glimmer with snowflake punch (Every Season Punch Pack); adhere to verse banner with glue dot.

Your box is ready for giving!

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Fastest Snowman Treat Holder in the North

Today we'll be creating the Fastest Snowman Treat Holder in the North! Here's this fat little snowman holder... Snowman mini curvey keepsake box

Again we are using the Mini Curvy Keepsake die to cut the base--and this time we are using the Let It Snow Embellishment kit and that's what makes it so super easy...check out the carrot nose, coal eyes and mouth--yep, these are all in the embellishment kit..they have adhesive on the back so just pluck them off the backing stick them on and you are done!

Last Tuesday we created a really cute pumpkin treat holder--if you missed it check it out here https://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2019/09/diy-the-cutest-pumpkin-treat-holder.html

I'll give you the step by step directions for this treat holder and that is followed by the Supply list so you can order what you need to create these beauties yourself!

Remember:

*The Designer Series Paper sale is going on until September 30th. Download the brochures here Download 09.19_DSP_FLYER_US (1).

*If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (S6BF9NEB) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

 

Directions:

1. Cut 5 1/2 X 5 1/2 Whisper White cardstock; cut out curvy box with the Mini Curvy Keepsake die.

2. Create the face with the carrot, large and small coal pieces from the Let It Snow Embellishment Kit.

3. At this point pop in you treat to the middle of the cut out. With a bone folder gently curve the box sides; fold together the 2 sides with the "handles" then hook the other 2 sides over the "handles." 

4. Cut a 15" piece of Real Red Curvy Ribbon (#150426), tie around the sides of the holder in a bow (see picture).

5. Stamp "Merry Merry' in Stazon Jet Black ink on Call Me Clover cardstock; cut out with oval die in the Curvey Keepsake dies.

6. Cut 12" Whisper White twine, fold in half and thread through the tag hole, pull ends through the loop and tie ends around the "handle" of the box in a bow.

Your treat is ready for giving!!

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DIY - the Cutest Pumpkin Treat Holder

Today I'm going to show you how to DIY - the Cutest Pumpkin Treat Holder...and easy peasy! Curvy keepsake pumpkin

So isn't that cute! We're using the Mini Curvy Keepsake dies...there's just one piece to this cutie for the base. I stamped the Pumpkin Pie cardstock with Buffalo Check and Pumpkin Pie ink--it adds just that awesomeness that makes him special. That little face comes from the Hello Harvest stamp set--and the tag is also from that set--using the Ornate Frames to cut out the sentiment.

I'll give you the step by step directions for this treat holder and that is followed by the Supply list so you can order what you need to create these cuties yourself!

Remember

*The Designer Series Paper sale is going on until September 30th. Download the brochures here Download 09.19_DSP_FLYER_US (1).

*If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (S6BF9NEB) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

 

Directions:

1. Cut 5 1/2 X 5 1/2 Pumpkin Pie cardstock; Stamp with Buffalo check stamp  (#151372) in Pumpkin Pie ink; cut out curvy box with the Mini Curvy Keepsake die.

2. Stamp the face in Stazon Jet Black ink.

3. At this point pop in you treat to the middle of the cut out. With a bone folder gently curve the box sides; fold together the 2 sides with the "handles" then hook the other 2 sides over the "handles" so it looks like this. Side

4. Stamp "Hey, There, Pumpkin!" in Stazon on Daffodil Delight cardstock; cut out with the Ornate Label die. Thread 2 pieces of 12" linen thread that are folded in half through the hole in the label. Thread the ends through the "fold loop."  Tie the ends in a bow around the "handle."

5. Punch 2 leaves from Mossy Meadow cardstock with the leaf punch (Every Season punch pack); adhere near the 'handle" with glue dots.

Your treat is ready for giving!

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Another DIY Treat Holder

Today we're creating Another DIY Treat Holder.  This one too is quick and easy...check it out Coffin treat holder

The base is already created for you---it's Stampin'Up! Coffin Treat Box...they are already cut and scored--all you do is attach the tabs with glue dots or Tear & Tape and they are ready to decorate. The decoration is also quick--I used the Spooktacular bundle (we used this Tuesday, if you missed it, check it out here https://www.sandilovesstamping.com/2019/09/lets-make-a-treat-bag.html

I'll give you the step by step directions below and following that is a list of supplies you'll need. Just click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store. Order your supplies now.

Remember...

*If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (S6BF9NEB) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

*The Designer Series Paper Sale is only going on until 9/30--download the brochure here Download 09.19_DSP_FLYER_US and order yours.

Directions:

1. Adhere all the tabs for the top and bottom of a coffin with glue dots (or use Tear and Tape #138995).

2. Stamp the sinister guy (Spooktacular Bash) in Memento Ink (#132708) on Whisper White cardstock. Cut out with die (Ornate Frames). Color outside the guy with Light Highland Heather Blend and go over the guys coat with Wink of Stella. Color his face with Soft Seafoam Blend (#148057).

3. Cut the small ornate frame from Silver Glimmer paper; adhere the stamped image to the front of the frame with glue dots.

4. Adhere this to the coffin front with Dimensionals. Adhere a skull & crossbones enamel shape above this.

5. Cut approximately 18" Black Scalloped Edge ribbon, wrap around coffin and tie a bow where the ends meet.

6. Stamp 'creepy' in Stazon Jet Black ink on Granny Apple Green carstock; cut out with framelit Ornate Frames); punch hole in end of frame. Cut 12" Whisper White Twine and thread through hole, tie around black bow.

Your treat box is ready for filling with treats and for giving! Enjoy

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Let's Make a Treat Bag!

Today Let's Make a Treat Bag! The Halloween Treat Time is quickly approaching--it will be here before you know it--so let's get ready now! Isn't this a cutie? 9-10-19 Treat Bag

The smiling pumpkins are created with the Harvent Hello stamp set and the Apple builder punch--this super stamp & punch double hit as a pumpkin and an apple...today we're using the pumpkin! I love it when we can use a product for more that one application.

The bag is a paper bag you can purchase anywhere--you can even use the kraft colored ones for this project. The pumpkins and tag are quick and simple-- since the bag is ready to use--putting one of these together is super easy!

I'll give you the step by step directions below and following that is a list of supplies you'll need. Just click on the Shop Now button or on one of the product images below and you'll be in my store. Order your supplies now.

Remember...

*If you place an online order and use this month's Host code (S6BF9NEB) you'll receive $5 in Stampin'Up! product for each $50 in product that you purchase.

*The Designer Series Paper Sale is only going on until 9/30--download the brochure here Download 09.19_DSP_FLYER_US and order yours.

Directions

1. On Pumpkin Pie cardstock stamp 2 pumpkins in Early Expressor ink. Stamp the face in Stazon Jet Black ink. Punch out with Apple punch.

2. From Early Espresso cardstock punch a stem with the Apple builder punch--adhere to the back of the pumpkin top with a glue dot. 

3. From Old Olive cardstock punch 2 leaves (Every Season Punch Pack) and attach to pumpkins near the stem with glue dots.

4. Stamp the 'swish' (Snow Front stamp set) in Granny Apple Green ink on the bottom of your treat bag. Adhere the 2 completed pumpkins with dimensionals.

5. Fill your treat bag with treats; fold down the top approximately 3 inches. Punch 2 holes about 1" apart near the top middle of the folded bag. Thread 12" of Basic Black Scalloped Edge ribbon through the holes & tie a bow in the front.

6. Stamp 'Have a Spooktacular Halloween' (Spooktacular Bash) in Versamark on Daffodil Delight cardstock; sprinkle with Shimmery Black (#149512) embossing powder, heat with heat tool until shiny black. Using matching die from Ornate Frames dies, cut out verse. Punch hole in top, thread 12 " linen tread through hole and under black bow--tie in bow. 

Your treats are ready to give!

 

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