Monthly Archives: December 2008

Snowman Treat Box

 

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I’m making treat boxes for my kids’ teachers.  To make it easier, I used die cut treat boxes.  All you have to do is stamp them, fold on the scored lines and tuck or tape the edges together.  You can find them at your local craft or scrapbooking/rubber stamping store.

The snowman image is from The Angel Company’s Happy Winter that is on sale right now at a special price of $16.50 from December 1st  through December 31st.  There are 3 sets in the “Whimsical, Wintry Vintage Sets” promotion.  They are all adorable.  Don’t miss out on your chance to own them yourself.  Email or call with your order today.

Supplies:

Stamps:  Happy Winter (The Angel Company)

Ink: Noir Palette Ink

Cardstock:  Blue and Premium White

Accessories:   ribbon, Prisma colored pencils,

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Gift Box Christmas Card

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I finally finished my personal Christmas cards today.  With all that is going on this time of year I needed something simple and easy.  My inspiration for this card was from a dear friend and fabulous artist, Lesley Retherford.  She sent a card like this to me 2 Christmases ago using Stampin’ Up! products.  I wanted to post the original card also, but I’ve searched and searched my card storages and cannot find it.  😦   It is very easy to make.  I used a piece of patterned cardstock and a coordinating tag from Merry Wishes by The Angel Company.  I cut a piece of scrapbook paper to 4 x 5-1/4 inches, wrapped ribbon around it to look like a bow on a gift package and added a designed tag.  I adhered the layer to a Scarlet cardstock card base.  You should really try this quick and easy card.

Card ingredients:

Stamps:  Trendy Greetings (The Angel Company)

Cardstock:  Merry Wishes, Premium White, Scarlet (The Angel Company)

Ink:  L’Amore Red and Noir Palette Ink

Accessories:  green grosgrain ribbon, Pop Dots

Falling Snow Christmas Card

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The snow we’ve had here has inspired this card.  It’s cold and blustry outside… the perfect time to sit down and stamp.  So many cards to make, so little time.

Card ingredients:

Stamps sets:  Snowflakes, I love Snowmen (The Angel Company)

Cardstock:  Blue 3, Premium White (The Angel Company) and Brillian Blue (Stampin’ Up!)

Ink:  Beaux Arts Blue Palette Ink (The Angel Company)

Accessories:  white ribbon, silver brad, silver jewelry pin, 1-7/8 inch square scallop punch, 1-3/8 inch square punch, 1/16 whole punch, Pop Dots (The Angel Company), Snowflake punch (Stampin’ Up!)

Simple and Elegant Chrismas Card

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This simple little card was made using The Angel Company’s Reece 12×12 Cardstock Collection.  The 2 patterned papers were cut  into strips and mounted onto the red pattern paper leaving a slight space around and between them.  The assembled pieces were mounted onto a card base of Natural cardstock measuring 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches.  I stamped “Tis the Season” on the Natural cardstock using L’Amore Red Palette Ink.  I cut around the stamped image and adhered it to the card using Pop Dots.  I applied crystal Stickles to random areas of the image to give it a touch of sparkle.  I stamped “celebrate” in the same red ink and “voila”!  It’s done!

Card ingredients:

Stamps:  Holiday Magic, Laughter (The Angel Company)

Cardstock:  Reece 12×12 Cardstock Collection, Natural Cardstock (The Angel Company)

Ink:  L’Amore Red Palette Ink

Accessories:  Crystal Stickles and Pop Dots

Penguin Christmas Card

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I made this cute little card for the Christmas Stamp-a-Stack last month.     I used the stamp set Perky Penguins from The Angel Company.  I used Liquid Applique sprinkled with glitter on the santa hat.  Every time I see these little guys I think of my dear friend, Courtney, who has loved penguins every since she was a little girl.  This card is dedicated to her.

Card Ingredients:

Stamps: Perky Penguins, Holiday Liners  (The Angel Company)

Cardstock:  Blue 1, Scarlet, Premium White (The Angel Company)

Ink: Noir Palette Ink (The Angel Company)

Accessories: Colored Pencils, Glitter, Liquid Applique, white grosgrain ribbon, 3″ scalloped circle punch, 2-1/2″ circle punch, 1/16″ whole punch and Pop Dots

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