Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Embossed Napkins

Embossed-napkins

I am a couple of days late with our last idea in my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas series...Embossed Napkins. 

This is an idea that's been shared before here on Ink and Inspirations but it's definitely worth sharing again since it's so easy and fun not to mention how impressive it will look for your holiday gatherings.

Here's the video!

Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Embossed Napkins

See how easy that is!  And, your party napkins will be unique and different! This is also a good idea for wedding shower napkins.

Be sure to follow me on Facebook and Instagram if you want to take a peek into our holiday happenings and thanks so much for following my Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 ideas and videos.


Gift Wrapping with 12 x 12 Patterned Paper

Gift-wrapping-with-patterned-paper-2021-christmasWe are getting closer and closer to Christmas Day and I have another video for our Countdown to Christmas series with a video featuring my husband, Jackie, gift wrapping with our 12 x 12 patterned paper.

There were a few little gifts that I thought would be really pretty in some of our Christmas-themed patterned paper from our current 2021 Mini Catalog.

Featured here are the Painted Christmas 12" X 12"  Designer Series Paper [156292] and Sweet Stockings 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156281].

Here's the video so you can see Jackie's process!

Gift Wrapping with 12 x 12 Patterned Paper

If you have some little gifts, try using your 12 x 12 patterned paper to wrap!  Use some ribbon to add a soft touch!Gift-wrapping-with-patterned-paper-2021-christmas

 


Here is the listing of products used today:
Painted Christmas 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156292]
Sweet Stockings 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [156281]

Mini Paper Pumpkin Box [153069]

Paper Trimmer [152392]

Cherry Cobbler & Gold 1/2'' Metallic Ribbon [156312]

Real Red 3/8" (1 Cm) Mini Ruffled Ribbon [156323]

Thanks for tuning in for Jackie's gift wrapping with 12 x 12 patterned paper in our 2021 Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas series and I'll see you tomorrow with one more quick tip.


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- DIY Gift Box

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Here's another 2021 Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas project with a DIY Gift Box.  It is my hope that these projects that have been shared this week will make things just a bit easier for you.  If you've missed the other projects, you can catch those at these links below:


Project #1

Project #2

Project #3

Project #4

I don't know about you but many times I am scurrying around looking for a box.  Boxes are just too hard to store but these are fun to make and will work for many gifts. This is a great pattern to keep on hand and it is super simple.  It is 6" square and 3" deep.  You could even fold an adult-size t-shirt to fit inside.

Here's the video then you will want to "dig through" all that 12 x 12 paper that you have been saving ;) to create these!

Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- DIY Gift Box

Lisa's Inklings:

  • You will need two pieces of 12 x 12 paper. 
  • Score both at 3" on all 4 sides.
  • Cut two tabs off one side of the top as shown in the video.
  • Adhere the one long tab to the outside of the back of the box bottom. (see video)
  • Tie with ribbon and add a tag!

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-gift-box-3If you can use this idea and do make one of these boxes, leave a comment below and let me know!

I hope to be back next Monday and Tuesday with a couple of ideas for you!  Thanks for tuning in for the fifth in my series of Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 with this DIY Gift Box.


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Hot Chocolate Pocket

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The next in the series of Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 is a Hot Chocolate Pocket that debuted on my YouTube Premiere this evening. This project could also be used as a gift card or cash holder.

I hope you have been enjoying this series of holiday projects and it has helped solve some crafting needs as we get closer to Christmas.

This is such a fun project and different from most cocoa mix pouches.  And, the Nothing's Better Than Photopolymer Stamp Set (English) [152507] and coordinating Love You More Than Dies [152698] can be used at any time of year.

Here's the video in case you missed the premiere!
Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Hot Chocolate Pocket

Lisa's Inklings:

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-hot-chocolate-1Here are the supplies used in the video:

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-hot-choc-2Have you seen the other Countdown to Christmas Projects? If not, you can see those HERE, HERE, and HERE.

Thanks for stopping by today and next, I will share another packaging idea!  For the next Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 project, you will need two pieces of 12 x 12 cardstock or one 12 x 12 piece of cardstock and one 12 x 12 piece of patterned paper...see you then!


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- DIY Gift Bag

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-gift-bagHappy Wednesday and welcome to our third project in my Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 with the nice size DIY Christmas gift bag!

Our designer (patterned) paper is really beautiful and perfect for making these bags.  As soon as I finished this one, our granddaughter, Mia, wanted to fill it with little treasures.

I really should make several of these right now!  It never fails that a couple of days before Christmas, I am scurrying around trying to find a bag just this size for a last-minute gift.

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Here's the video tutorial so you can see just how easy it is to assemble.

Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- DIY Gift Bag

Lisa's Inklings:

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Here is the listing of products seen in the video:

Now that you have all the information to create this bag, look through your designer papers and find pairs that you can use make some, too.  I think I'll do the same thing to make a few more because I know that I will need them!

If you've missed the first two countdown projects, here is #1 and here is #2!

I hope you enjoyed the third of my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas and this DIY Gift Bag and I'll see you tomorrow for my YouTube Premiere at 6 PM Central!


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Wine Bottle Tag

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-bottle-tag-1Our next in a series of  Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 is a bottle tag that can be gifted with a bottle of wine or sparkling water.  This is a great idea for a host gift or even a white elephant gift exchange gift.  (I think my daughter is snatching one that I've made just for that!)

You can make these tags fancy or clean and simple.  The only necessary part for this type of tag is a punched or die-cut circle at the top with a scored line just beneath.  Ready to see how this one is made?  Here's the video?

Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Wine Bottle Tag

Lisa's Inklings:

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-bottle-tag-3These would be easy to make ahead of time and would store very easily.  And, even if you don't need a bottle tag, you could use these same design elements for a card front.

Stampin-Up-Countdown-to-Christmas-2021-Lisa-Brown-bottle-tag-cheersHere is the listing of supplies used for this project.  Keep in mind that several of these items are only available while supplies last and may not be available.

In case you missed the first in this series of Christmas projects, be sure to take a look at that HERE.

Thanks for tuning in for the second of my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas and this pretty wine bottle tag and I'll be back tomorrow with a packaging idea!


Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021- Cocoa Packet for National Cocoa Day

Stampin-christmas-countdown-2021-lisa-brown-cocoa packet1 Let's start this Monday and National Cocoa Day off with the first in my series of Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021 with a fun and easy cocoa packet!

With these days leading up to the holiday, I wanted to share some easy and fun projects and packaging ideas that you can assemble in minutes.  Are you ready?

This one is easy to make and fun to assemble using a white envelope!  This is a re-make of a project from WAY back in 2010 and if you want to see the original version, visit my Facebook page to see that video!

For now, here is the current version, so settle in for a few minutes so you can make these, too!

Stampin' Up! Countdown to Christmas 2021
Cocoa Packet for National Cocoa Day

Lisa's Inklings:

Stampin-up-christmas-countdown-lisa-brown-cocoa-packet2These are so quick, I think I'll make several more and I sure hope that you can use this idea!

Gift Certificates

This is also a great pouch to hold a gift card!  Are any of your family and friends needing an idea for you?  I offer gift certificates for Stampin' Up! product purchases through me! Gift certificates in any amount are available. Have them e-mail me or call me, 409-719-2853. 

Stampin-up-christmas-countdown-lisa-brown-cocoa-packetThanks for tuning in for the first of my Stampin' Up! 2021 Countdown to Christmas and this fun cocoa packet and I'll see you tomorrow with another idea!


Easy Fun Fold Gift Card Holder from Patterned Paper for Christmas

Easy-fun-fold-gift-card-holder-1Here's an easy fun fold gift card holder for Christmas that you can make with patterned paper.  Let the color scheme of the paper guide your designing process. 

On this one, Peaceful Place 12" X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper [156394] with a snowflake pattern set the tone.  The Wonderful Snowflakes [156340] element stands out from the background and provides a offset backdrop for the focal point which is a stamped sentiment from the Encircled In Warmth Cling Stamp Set [156449]. The following is the video tutorial with the simple how-to.

Easy Fun Fold Gift Card Holder for Christmas

Lisa's Inklings:

Easy-fun-fold-gift-card-holder-2I plan to make "several" of these for this holiday season.  With this easy assembly and by using some of our beautiful designer paper, these will go together quickly!

Here are some other ideas for this design:

  • Use as a Christmas card!  Write a greeting on the insert and insert a family photo in the pocket.
  • Change your patterned paper and sentiment and use as a birthday card.
  • Use as a little pocket folder in your planner to hold receipts or reminders.

Ready to try it?  Find out how simple and fun it is to create this easy fun fold gift card holder from patterned paper for Christmas or any occasion!


Cyber Monday Special

Towel and rhinestonesCyber Monday Special!

The first 10 to place an order of $75 or more in my Online Store will receive this thank you gift!

This special gift is a pack of Red Rhinestones and a "handmade by Lisa" tea towel that coordinates with our Gingerbread and Peppermint Suite! This little towel is ready for gift giving with this sweet tag as shown or you can keep it for yourself! It can be used to line a bread basket or fruit bowl, wrap around a small gift, or hang in your kitchen for holiday decor.

There are just a few available! Once the towels are gone, I will substitute by adding another embellishment with the orders of $75 or more which is only good through end of the day on Monday, November 29th.

Black Friday Offers!

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Two special Black Friday offers to help you with your holiday shopping.  Quantities are limited for these special offers beginning Friday, November 26, and ending Monday, November 29!  Be sure to email with your request beginning Friday, November 26th!

Pastels Package

A package of supplies for using the beautiful Soft Pastels from Stampin' Up!

Christmas-gift-ideas-chalk-pastels-2Gift includes:

Soft Pastels (1 pack)
Wink of Stella Glitter Brush (1)
Sponge Daubers (5)
Blender Pens (3)
Plus...

FREE Bag with Wrap Around (Belly Band) Tag suitable for any gift-giving occasion!
First Class Shipping- Cost: $39.00
Priority Mail- Cost: $42.50
Christmas-gift-ideas-chalk-pastels-1Next, I have a limited quantity of these bags for the Holiday Adhesive Package.
Christmas-gift-ideas-glue-2Pack includes:
2- Liquid Glue
2- Mini Dimensionals
2- Stampin' Dimensionals
1- Tear & Tape
1- Glue Dots

Plus...FREE Bag, Envelope Charm & Holiday Tag

First Class Shipping- Cost: $41.25
Priority Mail- Cost: $44.75

Christmas-gift-ideas-glue-1To order the Pastels Package or the Holiday Adhesive Package:

  • E-mail me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com beginning on BLACK FRIDAY, November 26, 2021, with your choice of package(s) and whether you'd like First Class or Priority Shipping.
  • I will send you a request for payment via PayPal for the packs you have ordered.  (If you order the pastels pack and the adhesive pack, you will receive two separate requests and these will be shipped separately.)
  • Order is finalized when payment is made.
  • Shipping will take approximately 2 weeks. I will order the products for these gift packs on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. We will do our best to have these shipped by December 8, 2021.
  • I will email you if there is an issue with ordering products or backorders/no availability.
  • U.S. Only.

Questions? E-mail me! I am excited to be able to bring you these are two great gift idea offers available beginning on Black Friday! 


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Great Layout for 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards

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Here's a great layout for your 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards that really highlight our beautiful patterned paper.  It's a great time to create cards with mixed patterns and if you keep the focal point simple, the result is beautiful cards!

Take a look at the process from last week's Premiere Video on YouTube then make your own version with your supplies!

Lisa's Inklings (Basic Instructions):

Edens-garden-simple-layoutThis Eden's Garden version uses the same cutting dimensions for layers with a little twist in how the focal point is placed.

This is a beautiful coordinating set of products and tomorrow is your last chance to get three  project kits when you purchase the Eden's Garden Collection from me. Read about it HERE!

Try this great layout for your 2021 Stampin' Up! Christmas Cards and send me a photo of your creation...I'd love to see it!


Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit for Christmas 2021

 

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We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!

Paper Pumpkin is a very popular craft kit by mail! It's all-inclusive with everything you need to create some great projects which may include cards, gift or treat packaging, tags, or other fun and creative projects. This craft kit subscription also makes a great Christmas gift! There are only two more days to subscribe and get this kit! Don't delay! Subscribe now!

Details

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags. 
  • This all-inclusive kit includes printed die cuts, die-cut boxes, cellophane treat bags, adhesive, and more!
  • Includes an exclusive stamp set and a Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Coordinating colors: Evening Evergreen, Flirty Flamingo, Old Olive, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • The Gifts Galore designs are adorable whether they wrap up treats or not! If treat packaging isn’t your jam this month, the components of this kit are extremely versatile, allowing you to explore another crafting opportunity of your own. You can use the designs to make cards or gift tags!
Craft kit by mail
Gifts Galore Christmas 2021 Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin
November’s Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit is offering a fun holiday gift-wrapping solution! While the cellophane bags in this kit are food-safe, the packaging is sized for both treats and gifts. Have fun with the festive designs of each box—a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents—and surprise your friends and family with this special treat and gift packaging that they will love.
Subscribe today to get the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit by mail and enjoy some fun holiday crafting that will surprise and delight your friends and family this Christmas season.