12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 7- Halloween Treat Tubes

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Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects feature these cute Treat Tubes from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  The stamped label is from the adorable Labels to Love stamp set that covers several occasions and holidays! 

These tubes are an easy way to create treats for a group.  You can see in the above photo that these can hold a few kernels of candy corn.  Here are a few other ideas:

  • Shelled sunflower seeds
  • Hot Cocoa drink mix
  • Reeses Pieces
  • M & Ms
  • Red Hots
  • Any small candy or treat that will fit in the tube!

Let's take a look at the video tutorial for today's Halloween project below:

Click HERE to see Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects on You Tube.

Below is the Stampin' Up! Product List with the supplies used in today's Halloween project.  Simply shop by clicking the links/photos below.

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 Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Very Vanilla card stock to 4" x 4" for stamping and punching.
  • Cut Basic Black to 3" x 3".
  • Cut Spooky Night DSP strips to 1" x 3".

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Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make a Halloween Cracker

2017-halloween-crackerThis Halloween project for Makeover Monday is a remake of a treat holder modeled after Christmas crackers.  Made with the Envelope Punch Board, these don't make a popping or cracking sound but the shape mimics the original.

Let's take a look at the original video tutorial...

Click Here to see the original video for making this Christmas Cracker with Stampin' Up! products on my You Tube channel.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for today's Halloween project. 

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Halloween-2017-crackerFill these "crackers" with some fun Halloween treats to hand out to those precious little super heroes and princesses!  You can make a pretty basket filled with these to use as part of your Halloween decor. 

Thanks for tuning in for this fun Halloween project and I'll see you in the next post with a tip for stamping the little bottles of Halloween potion!


12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 6- Spooky Pizza Box

Stampin-up-halloween-2017-6bWelcome to Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween with this Spooky-licious Pizza Box that will hold some fun treats.

These boxes are a great for embellishing for gifts or edible goodies.  Available in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog, you can use these for crafting special gifts for any occasion.  And, even better, these are easy to assemble with no adhesive required!  How about that??

Let's go ahead and take a look at the video for this Halloween project.

You can also view this Spooky Treat Box for Halloween 2017 HERE on my You Tube channel.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Pumpkin Pie 12 x 12 Card Stock- (1) 3 1/2" x 3 1/2", (4) 3 1/2" x 1"
  • Cut Spooky Night DSP- (1) 3 1/4" x 3 1/4", (4) 3 1/2" x 3/4", (1 strip) 1 1/2" x 12"
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock- You'll need approx. 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" for punching and fussy cutting
  • You can see how to create the pleated medallion HERE.


    Stampin-up-halloween-2017-6aHere are the supplies that I used on today's 12 Weeks of Halloween Video. I also used a hot glue gun to attach some of those fancy embellishments!

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Thanks for tuning in for this week's 2017 Stampin' Up! Halloween Project featuring those new Mini Pizza Boxes from the Holiday Catalog!


Tuesday Tip: Special Kits for Your Holiday Crafting!

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Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin is offering two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects.

These two coordinating kits means that:
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Maybe you don’t craft regularly but still love to make holiday cards and gifts? With so much coordinated cuteness on tap, now’s the perfect time to dive in and subscribe!

Or, maybe you are an avid papercrafter who wants quick and easy projects to add warmth to the holiday season but  you don’t have time to shop and prep for projects.  Paper Pumpkin's Season of Style coordinated kits will be perfect for you!

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You will receive both the October and November kits weeks before the hectic holiday season begins—leaving you with plenty of time to craft. And since papercrafting may not be at the front of your mind this early in the season, just think of how great it will feel to have cute projects all ready to go. You’ll impress everyone at your holiday parties and get-togethers with darling handmade projects . . . and no one will ever know how easy they were to create!

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12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 3- Happy Halloween Treat Bag

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It's time for Week 3 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween with this fun treat bag.  This style is made with the super fantastic Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper.  Love that Kraft paper with the beautiful foil elements!  This makes a sturdy containers to hold lots and lots of treats. 

This particular bag design can be used for any treat giving or gift giving occasion.  Change the paper...change the look!

Let's take a look at this week's Halloween video to see the easy how-to!

See Week 3 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween HERE on You Tube.

See the list of products used for this Halloween project below.  Just click the links for more information or to shop! 

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • For bag, cut paper 6" x 11". 
  • Score with the 11" side at the top at 1 1/2", 5 1/4", 6 3/4", 10 1/2".
  • Turn and score what will be the bottom of the bag at 1 1/2".
  • Ribbon cut at approx. 6".
  • Sequin cut approx. 4".
  • Attach thread, ribbon, sequin, and sentiment with a stapler.
  • Filler is cut from a 3" x 11" piece of Cajun Craze card stock.

Here's another look at this week's Halloween Project...

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Leave a comment and let me know what's been your favorite 2017 Halloween project that I've shared so far!


12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 2- Mini Jack-O-Lantern Treat Box

Halloween-2017-2a-treat-boxWelcome to Week 2 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween for 2017 with this cute Jack-o-Lantern Box for a mini treat!  This is little box is just right for holding a couple of hard candies, chocolates, or miniature candy bars.

How in the world did I come up with this "face"?  With the help of one of Stampin' Up!'s fabulous punches.  Take a look at the video to see how it all pulls together.

You can see this Halloween 2017 treat box video on my You Tube channel HERE.

Halloween-2017-c-treatHere are the supplies used for today's Halloween project.  Just click the links below!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Pumpkin Pie card stock is cut at 2 1/2" x 5 1/2".  Score with long side up at 1 1/4", 2 1/2", 3 3/4", and 5".  Turn and score at 3/4".  This will score box bottom.
  • Punch the Fox Builder Punch twice on Basic Black card stock.
  • Thin strips of Old Olive card stock makes the filler.  See the video how-to HERE.

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Hope you're looking forward to our next project and you've enjoyed this Mini Treat Box for Week 2 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!

 


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Tiny Bag with Stampin' Up! Products

7-10-tiny-gift-box-1Today's Makeover Monday project is a tiny gift bag made with some beautiful new foil paper from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  This box will be used for a little cash for a graduation gift.  I plan on tucking a little congratulatory note inside with the cash money. 

Isn't the Berry Burst Ribbon gorgeous?  Love the coordination of ink, paper, and ribbon!

Here's the video from the past with the how-to. 

This is the perfect size for jewelry, lip gloss, or a little candle.  You can find this tiny gift bag video on You Tube here.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for today's project.

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7-10-tiny-gift-box-2Lisa's Inklings:

  • Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper is cut 6" x 6".
  • Score on one side at 1 1/4" x 4 3/4" and turn the paper to score the other side at 2 1/2" x 3 1/2".
  • Cut Crumb Cake card stock at 3/4" x 4" for stamping and punching.
  • Since the Foil Frenzy Paper is so thick; I skipped the card stock border piece on the makeover.
  • You'll need a hole punch for the holes for the ribbon.

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Thank you for stopping by to see today's makeover of this tiny bag made with Stampin' Up! products!

 


Patriotic Party Favor for Flag Day and Fourth of July

6-14-fourth-of-july-party-favorsTo celebrate Flag Day here in the U.S., let's make these patriotic party favors!  These little treat cones always turn out cute and you can make them in any size by starting with a square piece of designer paper or cardstock. 

Please forgive the fact that my treat cones are not stuffed with delectable goodies.  It's just too tempting for me!  So, I opt to stuff with shredded cardstock which will add to the look of your project even with or without the treats!

Embellishing these little cones has no boundaries.  Have glue dots?  Then, you're set to go!  I have found that the best adhesive to assemble to cone is Tear & Tape.  It's easy and convenient and provides a good stick.

Here's the how- to in today's video tutorial.  Have questions or suggestions?  Post in the comment section below!

See the Patriotic Party Favor for Flag Day and Fourth of July on You Tube HERE.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • For this favor, I started with a 3 x 3 piece of designer paper.  You make these starting with any size square.
  • Glue Dots make it easy to add ribbon and embellishments for these treats.
  • You can make these cones for any occasion!  See other examples HERE and HERE.

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Happy Flag Day!  Thanks for checking in to see today's patriotic treat project!


New Wood Crate Notes

Wood-crate-notes-1How about this DIY Gift idea...wood crate notes?

Just when you think that Stampin' Up! could not possibly come up with another cute container idea, we are introduced to the these wood crates. Super simple to cut and assemble, these cute crates have so many possibilities and pair well with the new designer paper stack, Wood Textures.

Let's just see how many ideas we can name to put in these little crates!  Add shredded card stock filler as needed...

  1. Sticky notes for a gift as seen here.
  2. 3" x 3" cards and coordinating envelopes.
  3. Packaged candy.
  4. Small apple and shredded paper filler at each place setting for fall.
  5. Two hard boiled eggs (still in shell) at each setting for a breakfast or lunch.
  6. Salt and Pepper shakers for your table at an outdoor lunch or picnic.
  7. Small gift soaps in a cello bag.
  8. Small bath bombs in a cello bag.
  9. Cookies in a cello bag for party favors.
  10. Small cut pieces of card stock with favorite recipes for the bride to be.
  11. To hold wedding favors at each guest table at an outdoor or country themed wedding.
  12. So many possibilities!  Add your ideas in the comment section below!

Let's take a look at the easy assembly of these wood crates in the video below.

Below is the supply list for these wood note crates.  Simply click the links to shop in my online store.  I really appreciate your consideration in shopping with me! :)

Lisa's Inklings:

  • You'll need two pieces of  the 6" x 6" Wood Textures Designer Paper to make one crate.
  • Want a sturdier crate to hold something with a little more weight?  Use our Stampin' Up! cardstock.
  • Use scrap pieces of the designer paper and Crumb Cake for the stamped and punched elements.
  • In the video, I used SNAIL for the adhesive but I have had better results using Fast Fuse.

Wood-crate-notes-2Be sure to add your ideas for contents in these crates in the comment section below.  I'll be back tomorrow with a way to dress up those sticky notes in these new wood crates from Stampin' Up!

 


Cute Baby Shower Favors

Baby-shower-favor-sideLast month, we celebrated our daughter, who is a mommy-to-be, at a baby shower and this is a close up shot of the favors that I made.

I found the little verse and idea on Pinterest and made "a bunch" of these just as I had for our youngest daughter's baby shower

Here's a little video with the simple how-to:

Simple idea and a sweet thought...don't you think?  Sorry to say that the Love Notes Framelits Dies are no longer available, but you can die cut tiny hearts or flowers to embellish the top.  And, those designer paper stacks?  Sold out, too, but you can choose any designer paper in your choice of colors.

Here are the direct links for the boxes and the Decorative Label Punch... which is also retiring!

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Here are a few more photos that I thought you'd enjoy!

Baby-shower-favor-zoomBelow is the name banner that I made for the shower...

Baby-shower-bannerHere is the gift table with the favors on the three tiered tower...

Baby-shower-favors-tableHere's the darling cake and cupcake table...

Baby-shower-cakeThe photo below is of our two daughters and the momma to be holding up the quilt that I made for the nursery.

Baby-shower-quiltIt was a fun day and I loved to be able to contribute to the decor!  Do you have any showers that you are planning?  I hope these photos and baby shower favors will inspire you to create and share your talents!


DIY Wedding or Shower Favors and Video

Diy-wedding-favor-1Planning for big events does not have to be overwhelming and today's DIY project is a cute little bag that can be used as a wedding or shower favor.  While the paper used in this video has sold out, you can use any paper to fit your decor or theme for this type of project.

The monogram is a beautifully scripted "B" that comes from the Brushwork Alphabet set in the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  Let's take a look at the how-to in today's video tutorial!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer paper to measure 4" x 6".
  • Score on long side at 1 3/4", 2 3/4", 4 1/2", and 5 1/2".
  • Turn and score at 1" to form bag bottom.
  • The size of your circle punched depend on the size of your monograms.

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Here are some of the supplies used for today's project:

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Speaking of favors, this Saturday is our oldest daughter's baby shower and I'll have favors that I made to show you next week!  We are so excited!

Reminders:

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Try to find a few minutes to craft today and I hope you'll try this DIY favor idea for your next wedding, shower, or any event


Last Minute Easter Treat!

Last-minute-easter-treat-1Here's a last minute Easter treat that you can make in minutes with supplies that you have on hand!

In the actual construction of the base pocket, NO adhesive is needed.  I love this design and have made it many times.  It can be customized for any occasion and also makes a cute favor for table setting. 

The stamped flower on this design is from the Crazy About You stamp set and the Flower Medallion Punch that are both retiring.  The stamp set will be available for purchase through May 22, 2017 but the Flower Medallion Punch is While Supplies Last.  It may not be available at the time this post is published.

  See lists of all the retiring products HERE. Please keep in mind that anything other than stamps (tools, paper, embellishments, etc.) is only available while supplies last and some of the items have already sold out.

See the simple assembly for this Easter treat in the video below.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Start with a piece of 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper.
  • Follow folding directions as seen in video.
  • A Bone Folder is always helpful for making good creases and necessary for origami folds such as this one.
  • The Clear Wink of Stella Pen makes any project sparkle and extra special.

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Below is a list of products that would be helpful in making this paper crafting project:

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Last-minute-easter-treat-3Wishing you and your family and beautiful and blessed Easter. Thank you for tuning in for today's last minute Easter treat idea that I hope you can use for any occasion.

 


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make Tiny Bag for Easter

Tiny-bag-for-easter-1The Makeover Monday for this week is a tiny bag for Easter treats.  I love the look of this...it's like a miniature purse that would a little girl would adore.  The spring time flowers that adorn the bag are cut with the Succulent Thinlits.  This set of thinlits is so versatile and make pretty blossoms as well as succulents.  Change the sentiment for a wedding or party favor!

Here's the original project post.

And, you can see the how-to in the video below.

Here are the supplies used in today's makeover. Simply click the links for more product detail...

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer paper 6" x 6".
  • Score this piece at 1 1/4" and 4 3/4" on one side.
  • Turn and score at 2 1/2" and 3 1/2" on the other side.
  • For the top, cut 2 pieces of card stock at 1" x 3 1/2".
  • Score at 1/2" longways on both of these card stock pieces.

You really need to try this little bag.  It has such a cute design and can even be used as a gift bag for a small gift such as jewelry or a gift card.  You can make this tiny bag for Easter or for any occasion!

 


A Tisket, A Tasket, Make This Little Easter Basket

Make-a-basket-for-easter-treats-1Are you ready to make a cute little basket for Easter or spring time treats?  This darling style is one of my favorite box/basket projects.   It is actually a version of a berry basket that can be used for treats or gifts any time of year.  Take a look at this fall themed version HERE.

Holding it all together are little pieces of ribbon or twine at each corner with a paper strip filler to keep your treats or gift tucked securely inside.

Let's take a look at the assembly in today's video tutorial.

See the shopping list for this project below then read on for some details to help you with assembly.

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Heat Tool
$30.00
Blender Pens
$10.00

Lisa's Inklings:

  • For the  basket, start with a 6 1/2" square of card stock.
  • Score at 2" on all four sides.
  • Cut 4 pieces of designer paper at 2 1/4" x 1 3/4".
  • Glue designer paper on to each side of basket before punching holes and assembly.

Make-a-basket-for-easter-treatsI really hope you'll give this project a try!  Let me know who'll receive this a little gift from you in the comment section below. Once you've made this little basket for Easter treats, make a template to keep on hand for other occasions throughout the year!

 


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Tiny Birthday Party Favor Bag

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Happy Monday and welcome to today's makeover with this tiny birthday party favor bag.  It's just the right size for a couple of miniature candy bars or a tiny trinket.  These are fun to make and you can even get the kids involved.  You do the cutting; let them do the coloring.  They'll be bursting with pride with their creations and you'll be spending quality (and, fun!) time with your little ones.  Kids love to create and they are naturals.  Nurture that and experience the joy!

Let's take a look at the video for the easy assembly.

 

 

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Blender Pens
$10.00

Little-birthday-party-favor-2Lisa's Inklings:

  • Designer paper is cut 3" x 6". You can get 8 bags from one sheet of designer paper!
  • Score on the long side at 1 3/4", 2 3/4", 4 1/2",and  5 1/2".
  • Turn to the short side on top and score at 1".  This forms the bottom.
  • Be sure to watch the video for the unique closure.
  • See another idea for a cute little birthday party favor HERE.

Do you craft with your children/grandchildren/nieces/nephews?  Leave a comment below to share your experiences then gather the young 'uns to create these tiny birthday party favor bags.