Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- DIY Tiny Valentine Box

Diy-tiny-valentine-bag-1Today's makeover is a DIY Valentine box that you can make to be ready for tomorrow...Valentine's Day!  It's a tiny box just the right size for a pair of earrings or a few sweet treats.  The "different" look for the top makes this one unique and and really cute!

The original video tutorial features a birthday themed box with products from the past from Stampin' Up!  Most have retired or are discontinued but you can make yours with supplies and tools that you have on hand.

Let's take a look at the how-to for assembly in the video below:

Here's the Stampin' Up! Product List for today's makeover:

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer paper 4 x 8 1/2.
  • Score short side at 1/2 and 2.
  • Score long side at 2,4,6, and 8.

It's not too late to make a quick card or treat box for Valentine's Day. Here's another idea that you can create in a few minutes time!  Hope you will try this tiny DIY box to give to your Valentine!

 


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Valentine Treat Box with a Pop of Pink

Valentine-treat-box-pop-of-pink-1Today's makeover is a Valentine Treat Box in one of my favorite styles.  It's easy to make and the Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Paper is super sweet for Valentine projects.

I've always thought that this was just the right says if you had "several" that you wanted (or, needed!) to make.  Whether for your child's or grandchild's classroom, to hand out to co-workers, or for favors for a party or special event, you'll have just what you need with your paper crafting supplies and the instructions for this box!

This video from the past shows the easy how-to.  Take a look and then try it for yourself! 

Here's the shopping list for today's project.  Simply click the links to shop the online store.

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Valentine-treat-box-pop-of-pink-2I think you'll agree that is a "just right" size for treats as well as easy and fun to make.  Try this Valentine Treat Box to share and spread the love for a happy heart day!


Monthly Crafting Kit Special!

PP_SAB_Sharable-2_2017_USWouldn't you love getting a crafting kit each month in your mailbox? If you've never tried Paper Pumpkin,  now is the perfect time—you can get a discount, grab a free Sale-A-Bration item, and get three months of papercrafting bliss!  It's a crafting surprise coming to your mailbox for 3 months!

Already subscribed to Paper Pumpkin?  How about purchasing a subscription as a gift for your friend, spouse, child, or parent and have a crafting buddy every month.

For even bigger savings and more rewards, surprise yourself every month for a year! Get a 12-month Paper Pumpkin subscription and you’ll save over $2/month, get Stampin’ Rewards, and earn 4 FREE Sale-A-Bration items!

Kits vary from cards, 3D items, home/party decor, and more.  Just take a look at the year in review from 2016...some awesome past Paper Pumpkin Kits!

I always get the yearly subscription during Sale-A-Bration so that I can save $2 per month, earn 4 FREE Sale-A-Bration items, AND Stampin' Rewards with my order!

Click the links below to order for yourself AND a friend...what a fun gift!

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January 2017 Thank You Gift

IMG_3827On this Monday evening, I'm sharing my January 2017  Thank You Gift instead of a Makeover Monday.  If you've been following me on the blog or in my Facebook group, you know that there have been serious issues with my iPhone and now my computer!  As I type this post, I'm not sure if and when the computer will go "black" on me again.

Back to the project...This cute little 2017 Calendar is what I am sending as a thank you with your online order during the month of January. Please use Host Code: BY4VY3MJ. 

This little calendar is easy to recreate and you can embellish however you wish. 

  • Cut cardstock to 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and score at 3", 6", 7", and 8" on long side.
  • Assemble with the 1/2" fold with Tear & Tap attached to opposite end. 
  • The 7" score should be a mountain fold to form a tent to all the calendar to stand.
  • Embellish the front as desired. 

Here are the supplies used; simply click the links to shop!

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With each $50 in product purchase on a single order, choose a FREE special Sale-A-Bration item from the brochure!  With each and every order you place during the Sale-A-Bration period, you can earn FREE goodies with each $50 in product purchase before tax and shipping.
 
See the new Occasions Catalog HERE.
 
 
  • Use the Host Code  BY4VY3MJ with your online order and receive one of these calendars from me.  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! with your order and I'll still send your gift.

Jan-showcaseWith your purchase of $50 or more during the month of January, you will also receive access to the Sealed with Love Showcase Videos pictured in the sneak peek above.

Thanks for tuning in for today's project and I hope to see you again soon!

 


Christmas Crafting on Facebook LIVE

Just finished some Christmas crafting and chatting on Facebook LIVE in my Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group!  It's been a while and it's always so much fun to share a little crafting time with friends.

The first project was this Christmas cone to use with this antique bed spring.  I plan to fill it with mints to use in my stamp room.  It all started with a 8" square piece of the Presents and Pinecones Designer Series Paper.

Diy-christmas-table-decorThese next two are smaller cones created with a 4" square piece of designer paper.  They make cute ornaments with a sweet treat tucked inside.

Diy-christmas-ornaments-facebook-live-videoWon't you join us on Facebook? Request membership now and see this Christmas crafting video...it's FREE!


2016 Easy Stampin' Up! Christmas Gift Ideas Video 2

2016-easy-christmas-gift-ideas2-aToday's Stampin' Up! project is an easy Christmas idea that you can give as  a gift to a friend or neighbor.  Fill this Clear Tiny Treat box with a small gift or some treats...Hershey Kisses would be perfect here.  Isn't this sentiment so cute?  It was fun making the mistletoe with the Pretty Pines Thinlits.

You can make several of these to keep on hand during the holiday season.  These would even be cute to carry in your bag to hand to cashiers, crossing guards, bus drivers...you get the idea.  Spread love and joy this season!

Let's get right to it, shall we?  Here's the video with info on this easy project.

Here are the quick links to order supplies for this project:

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2016-easy-christmas-gift-ideas2-bThis Tin of Tags stamp set has seen lots of use in the last few weeks!  Don't let the name fool you!  You can use the sentiments on cards, too.

SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

  • HOST CODE FOR DECEMBER: 3ANZEQUZ
Place an online order with Lisa Brown using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!
 
  • Stampin' Up! Year End Closeout!  Savings on many items! Click HERE to shop!

Thanks for checking in for today's easy Christmas gift idea...see you next time!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make a Beautiful Christmas Tree Ornament

Diy-2016-christmas-ornament-aToday's makeover is a beautiful tree ornament that you can make with simple scoring and stamping.

You can make these as simple or as elaborate as you like.  The Simply Scored Scoring Tool is the handy tool that make these so easy to make.  Score an entire 12 x 12 piece of designer paper and cut the desired width.  See the details in the original video below.

We have several of these ornaments on our tree. Here's a shot of today's project:

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See the list of supplies used on today's makeover below. Host Code: 3ANZEQUZ

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Take a look at more ornaments...can also be gift toppers!  See those HERE!

SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

  • HOST CODE FOR DECEMBER: 3ANZEQUZ
Place an online order with Lisa Brown using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!
 
  • Stampin' Up! Year End Closeout!  Savings on many items! Click HERE to shop!

Hope you'll try this DIY ornaments that will be beautiful on your Christmas Tree or as gift toppers!


2016 Easy Stampin' Up! Christmas Gift Ideas Video 1

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Today's project is an easy Stampin' Up! gift idea for Christmas 2016!

With the Christmas holiday coming, our thoughts turn to giving of ourselves and gifts from the heart.  Here's a little cookie box that is just the right size for giving some cookies, candies, or even a pair of warm gloves or cute socks.  Your friends, co-workers, friends, neighbors, etc. would love receiving a little something in a cute box like this, wouldn't you? 

Let's take a look at the video tutorial below and get started now! Share the love and the spirit of the season!

Here's the shopping list for today's project.  Host Code: 3ANZEQUZ

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2016-easy-christmas-gift-ideas1-bBelow is the template to help you re-create the project:

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  • Start with a 12 x 12 piece of card stock.
  • Score on one side at 3" and 9".
  • Turn and score at 1", 3 1/2", 6 1/2", and 9".
  • Cut as shown in video.
  • Designer Paper dimensions-  One piece at 2 1/4 x 5 3/4, two pieces at 2 3/4 x 5 3/4, two pieces cut 2 1/4 x 2 3/4.

Here's a super easy recipe for Pumpkin Spice Muffins that you could give as a gift with this box!

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Two Ingredients:

One box of Spice Cake Mix

One 15-16 oz can of pumpkin.  (Not pie filling.)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare muffin tin (12 medium) with cupcake/muffin liners.
  3. Pour cake mix into a large bowl.
  4. Add can of pumpkin to cake mix. Optional: add chopped walnuts.
  5. Mix well.  Should be about the consistency of cake batter.  I used my mixer!
  6. Pour into muffin pan 1/2 to 2/3 full.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes.  Toothpick test to check!

These are delicious and were a hit at Lyla's birthday party!  We added store bought cream cheese icing for fun!

Lylas-birthday-muffins300053104926060_n 15178142_1341343175889634_2837547787203685753_nThanks for tuning in today!  Hope this inspires you to create this easy Stampin' Up! gift idea for Christmas 2016!


DIY Tiny Christmas Gift Box

Diy-tiny-Christmas-boxIt's time for me to get into the kitchen to begin prep for Thanksgiving but first I wanted to share this tiny Christmas box that you can create with a 4 x 6 piece of card stock or better yet, a 4 x 6 card from the Hello December Project Life Card Collection. 

This is a little trinket box is just the right size for a chocolate nugget, small earrings, or Christmas verse from the Bible to spread the Good News.

Let's take a look at the how-to in the video below...

Join the Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group on Facebook HERE to see a video with Christmas card ideas made with this Project Life collection.

Remember to use Hostess Code: MP36GD7R to receive a gift from me!  If you're order is $150 or more before shipping and tax, please do not use the code...you will receive Stampin' Rewards for FREE product when you are placing your order and I will still send you gift!

Savings throughout the Week...Many Items are "While Supplies Last":

10% Off- November 21st-28th

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Here's a sheet with all of the sale items and prices for your reference...CLICK HERE!

Select Stamp Sets 25% Continues until November 30, 2016:

 Flash Sale for NEXT MONDAY, November 28th!

November 28th- 24 Hours Only!

  • Flurry of Wishes and Snow Flurry Punch Bundle #146008 – $31.20
  • Big Shot Magnetic Platform #130658 – $26.00
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack #141657 – $6.00
  • Bell Punch #141846 – $10.80

Shop now for supplies to create this DIY tiny Christmas box and many other fabulous deals in the week long Black Friday Sale; the Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza ending November 28, 2016!

 


It's In The Bag!

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It may look like an ordinary bag but these 6"x 17" Gusseted Bags will come in handy during the upcoming holiday season! 

Just add your hand stamped tags, ribbons, and twine for a beautiful presentation to delight anyone!

There are loads of ideas for you in this video from the Stampin' Up! Home Office!

Let's take a look...

Now isn't that fun??!!  Limitless possibilities!  

You can find these Gusseted bags item # 142001 in the Online Store!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Tiny Christmas Treat Box

Tiny-christmas-treat-box-aToday's Makeover Monday Tiny Christmas Treat Box is a remake of Week 9 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween.  There's a different twist this week!

Along with the original video tutorial below, there is also a new video for making this Christmas version.  This tiny box will hold a couple of Hershey's Nuggets...who wouldn't love that as a fun and yummy treat?

Here's the first Halloween version...

 

 And, now here is the tiny Christmas treat box Makeover...


Here's the Stampin' Up! supply list for today's makeover:

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This month, I am celebrating my 10th anniversary as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!  It is a blessing and an honor that you share in this with me...thank you all so much! 
Celebrate with me....

  • Use Hostess Code, HX7BTU6Q by Midnight, October 27, 2016, when you check out in my online store receive access to my 10th Stampin' Up! Anniversary Showcase with three exclusive project video tutorials and more in a private group on Facebook. Not on Facebook?  You'll receive a link to a private page on my website!  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, don't use the code or you won' get your hostess benefits.
  • Earn Double Reward Punches from me toward earning a FREE stamp set.  For $25 purchases(before shipping and tax), earn two punches instead of one; $50 in product---earn 4 punches instead of 2...and so on! See my Customer Rewards Program HERE!

You will want to be included in my Anniversary Showcase!  Along with the exclusive video tutorials, we will have some more crafting fun and drawings for fun prizes.  We will be celebrating YOU as you help me celebrate my 10th Stampin' Up! Anniversary!

As always, thank you for stopping by and allowing me to share with you.  Hope you enjoyed today's tiny Christmas treat box video tutorial.


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Easy Halloween Treat Bag

Easy-halloween-treat-bag-aHappy Monday Makeover Day with an easy Halloween treat bag inspired from a way back when video tutorial.

The Stampin' Up! Halloween Night Specialty Designer Paper makes such good packaging for your treats. Pair it with the Spooky Fun stamp set and so fun embellishments and you'll have the cutest treats on the block!

Let's take a look at the video that inspired this project...

Two little treat size Kit Kat Bars fit nicely in this little bag. It will also hold some Kisses or other little wrapped candies.
Easy-halloween-treat-bag-bHere is the supply list for today's easy Halloween treat bag.

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Yesterday was my 10th anniversary as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!  It is a blessing and an honor that you share in this with me...thank you all so much! 
Celebrate with me....

  • Use Hostess Code, HX7BTU6Q, when you check out in my online store during October 2016 and receive access to my 10th Stampin' Up! Anniversary Showcase with three exclusive project video tutorials and more in a private group on Facebook. Not on Facebook?  You'll receive a link to a private page on my website!  If your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax, don't use the code or you won' get your hostess benefits.
  • Earn Double Reward Punches from me toward earning a FREE stamp set.  For $25 purchases(before shipping and tax), earn two punches instead of one; $50 in product---earn 4 punches instead of 2...and so on! See my Customer Rewards Program HERE!

You will want to be included in my Anniversary Showcase!  Along with the exclusive video tutorials, we will have some more crafting fun and drawings for fun prizes.  We will be celebrating YOU as you help me celebrate my 10th Stampin' Up! Anniversary!

Thanks for checking in with me today! Once you give this easy Halloween treat bag a try, you'll want to make them for every occasion!


12 Weeks of Halloween 2016 Week 9- Eeek! Spider Treat Box

Diy-halloween-treat-week-9-aFor this week's DIY Halloween treat, we have this eeky spider treat box!

It's tiny...a good size for those tiny boxes of Nerds.  This Spooky Fun  stamp set has so many possibilities!

Here's the how-to in the video tutorial below. 

Here is the Stampin' Up! Product List for today's project:

Stampin Write Markers - Regals Collection
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Download the PDF with project details HERE.

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SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

Buy 3, Get 1 Free Designer Series Special!  October 1-31, 2016!
Choose 3 packs of designer paper listed below and get an additional pack FREE. (All packs must be chosen from the list below.  Specialty Papers and Designer Series Paper Stacks do not qualify.) SEE THOSE SPECIALS HERE!

New HOST Code for October: HX7BTU6Q

This month, I am celebrating 10 years as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator! Enjoy these special "thank yous" this month...

  • Earn Double Reward Punches from me toward earning a FREE stamp set.  For $25 purchases(before shipping and tax), earn two punches instead of one; $50 in product---earn 4 punches instead of 2...and so on! See my Customer Rewards Program HERE!

  • As a special thank you, anyone who places an order with me during October will gain access to my special 10th Anniversary Showcase with exclusive project videos, "door prizes" and more! The Showcase will be available on October 20th!  (Showcase available on Facebook and on a private website for those not on Facebook.)

  • Anyone who places an order of $50 or more with me during October will gain access to my 10th Anniversary Showcase AND receive a gift from me. 

Diy-halloween-treat-week-9Hope you enjoyed today's 12 Weeks of Halloween and will try this little DIY  eeeky spider treat box!

 


12 Weeks of Halloween 2016 Week 7- Stampin' Up! Spooky Fun Treat Wrap

2016wk7-aFor Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween, we have this cute treat wrap using the Stampin' Up! Spooky Fun stamp set from the Holiday Catalog.

This is a project that you may have seen here on Ink and Inspirations in the past, but it's so much fun to make with the new products!  Just had to share again.

Take a look at the video below for the how-to and read on for the link the project PDF with the details.

Click Here for the Project Details PDF.

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Try the little snack/ Halloween size of M & M's, Skittles, etc. for these wraps.
  • Rather not use ribbon?  Staple it shut but watch out if these will be going to little ones.
  • Not using ribbon?  No need to cut the slits!

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SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

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Thank you for tuning in for Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween projects featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Fun! See you tomorrow for a Christmas version of this project!


Reindeer Christmas Treat with Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas

Reindeer-christmas-treat-with-stampin-up-cookie-cutter-christmas-video-tutorial-aToday's project and video tutorial is this Rudolph inspired reindeer Christmas treat using the Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle from Stampin' Up!

Isn't brilliant that the Stampin' Up! artists and designers thought to include this little fellow with the other guys in this cute stamp set?  Also used here are the Candy Cane Lane Designer Series PaperKraft 12 x 12 Card Stock, and a red Mini Jingle Bell for his nose!

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See the specifics and a tip in the video below:

Stampin' Up! Supplies for Today's Project:

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Reindeer-christmas-treat-with-stampin-up-cookie-cutter-christmas-video-tutorial-cCan't wait to try make some of these, right? 

LISA'S INKLINGS:

  • These treats would be great to have on hand during the holidays.
  • Fill one of our cello bags with peppermints or homemade cookies.
  • Great way to use those strips of scrap designer series paper.
  • Make the toppers now and save in a box for after you've made or purchased your treats!

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SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

Click below to order Stampin' Up! products, 24/7- HOSTESS CODE: J4YRRN2Q

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Hope you enjoyed today's reindeer Christmas treat with the Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle.  Thanks for tuning in...see you again soon!