Christmas Gift Box for Essential Oils

Perfectly Plaid Essential Oil BoxToday's project is a Christmas Gift Box for Essential Oils is coming to you very late!  I am with my daughter's family in Fort Worth and having some fun times with the grands! 

This is a remake of a fall themed box that you can see here. This design is easy and fun to make for small gifts or treats.  The Perfectly Plaid Bundle and Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper make this version festive!

Here's the video tutorial for your viewing pleasure!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cherry Cobbler  card stock is cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". 
  • Score at 2", 4", 6", and 8" on the 8-1/2" side. 
  • Turn and score at 2" for the box bottom.
  • Wrapped in Plaid DSP: Cut 4 pieces - 3-1/4" x 1-1/4" and a contrasting strip at 1/2" x 4".
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Whisper White for stamping and punching.

Here are the supplies for today's project, and if you are seeing this before 11:59 pm MT on December 11th, you can still get FREE Shipping on orders of $50 or more!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, WWYXP99T, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

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Thanks for taking the time to stop by the this Christmas gift box idea! 


Stampin' Up! Christmas Host Gift Idea

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In this post, we have another host gift idea for Christmas using the Let It Ride stamp set from Stampin' Up!  

This is a fun way to turn a seasonal towel for kitchen or bath into a gift for a host, neighbor, or friend.  Here's a video tutorial with the process.  Enjoy!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Mossy Meadow Card Stock: 3-3/4" x 5-3/4" for back panel and 4-.14" x 5-1/2" to die cut.
  • Wrapped In Plaid DSP is cut 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".
  • Shimmery White Card Stock is cut 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" for stamping and die cutting.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used in this project:

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These little trucks are so trendy this season and this stamp set is versatile and fun!  Be sure to grab it tomorrow and take advantage of FREE Shipping from Stampin' Up! (December 11th) on orders of $50 or more before tax.

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, WWYXP99T, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!


Add A Handmade Tag to Make a Thanksgiving Gift

Thanksgiving-oven-mittWhen seeing this cute oven mitt at the Dollar Tree, I knew that adding a tag would make it a sweet gift.

Once again the Gather Together Bundle and the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper provided just the right touch for this Thanksgiving gift.

The pleated medallion is one of my favorite handmade embellishments.  It makes this tag extra special!

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial so you'll be ready to make one in a jiffy!

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Old Olive CS is cut 2" x 5-1/4".
  • DSP is cut 1" x 12".
  • Merry Merlot, Early Espresso, Whisper White - 2" x 2"
  • You will need a hot glue gun to assemble the medallion.

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list.  Just click the links to shop.  Thank you for your support and your business!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, MW3XJNSV, to receive a FREE gift from me with your order of $35 or more before shipping and tax!
If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Thank you for tuning in for today's Thanksgiving gift and I will see you again soon!


Make A Thanksgiving Host Gift

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner so here is an idea for an easy to put-together host gift.  These cute napkins are from the Dollar Tree!  All you need is a sweet belly band jazzed up with some handmade fall embellishments.

Let's take a look at the video!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • For the belly band, you'll need a 2" strip of designer paper. Keep the 12" length.
  • Shimmery White card stock- 4" x 5" or scrap for stamping and die cutting.
  • Scrap of other colors of card stock for die cutting and punching.

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Specials and Promotions:

  • The Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza ends tomorrow!  Now is a great time to stock up on card stock and ink pads in the Neutrals, Regals, and In Color families.  See the specials HERE!
  • When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, MW3XJNSV, to receive a FREE gift from me with your order of $35 or more before shipping and tax.  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Time to create!  You can also use this idea as a gift for neighbors and friends!  Hope you enjoyed this idea for a Thanksgiving host gift and I'll see you tomorrow with another idea!


Remember Your Blessing Boxes!

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Happy Friday!  Today, I wanted to remind you to start sharing those little cards from our blessing box.  And, if you haven't made any yet, there is still time!

You can see the original project idea HERE and here's a few ideas from me for sharing these blessing cards.

I have my box of cards ready to go! 

I'll try to snap photos of where I've left my cards so be sure to follow me on Facebook and Instagram !

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Are you ready to share some joy? Get your blessing box ready and share some love during this season of Thanksgiving!


Make A Gift Box for Essential Oils

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For today's project, here's an idea for a gift box for a bottle of essential oils.  This is one I've made and gave to a good friend.  We both love Stress Relief by Eden's Garden so presented this bottle to her a few weeks ago.

This is a very simple box style with a sweetly pinched top. In the video, be sure to watch for how I secure the closing.

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cardstock is cut at 5-1/2" x 8 1/2" and scored at 2", 4", 6", and 8" on the long side.
  • Turn the cardstock where the short side is on top and score at 2".  This will be the box bottom.
  • Designer paper is cut at 1-3/4" x 3-1/4". You'll need four pieces of this.
  • Scrap pieces of Merry Merlot, Cajun Craze, and Pretty Peacock are needed for die cutting leaves and punching circle.
  • Whisper White scrap is needed for stamping and punching the sentiment.

Easy-gift-box-for-essential-oilsIf you'd like to purchase supplies to create this project, just click the links below. If you do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you!

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Free Gift with Order!

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, MW3XJNSV, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Thank you for tuning in today and if you need supplies, head on over to shop now!


Coming Soon to Stampin' Up!

Christmas-time-is-here-bagComing soon to Stampin' Up! is the new Christmas Time Is Here suite of products!  These products will be available on November 1, 2019...while supplies last!

The rose theme throughout this suite is absolutely beautiful is can be used for holiday or winter projects.  The rose combined with the pinecones and evergreens make this suite a perfect addition to your crafting supplies. 

The video below gives an introduction to the products as well as the how-to t create the bag and tag project pictured above.  Make your list now so you'll be ready to order on November 1st!

Lisa's Inklings

Bag:

  • You will start with 2- 12" x 12" pieces of designer paper.
  • Score 3 sides at 3".  What will be the top of your bag, score at 2".
  • Following instructions in the video, cut two bottom tabs off the bottom of one of the sheets.
  • Assemble as in video.

Tag:

  • Cut a piece of Shimmery White card stock at 2" x 4-1/4".
  • Punch one edge with a tag topper punch.
  • Stamp, emboss, and watercolor as seen in the video.

 

One of my favorite offerings in this suite is this beautiful bracelet!  A perfect gift for a sister, mother, friend, or for you!  It's all packaged nicely in a beautiful gift box.  Just tie some of that beautiful Gold Shimmer Ribbon around it and add a handmade tag like one seen in today's video.

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I hope you’re ready to make this holiday season magical, because the Christmastime Is Here Suite is just that!  This exclusive, limited-time collection of festive, floral coordinating products has everything you need to share love, joy, and creativity this holiday season.

Christmas-time-is-here-tagMake your list and get ready to order on November 1, 2019 this new offering from Stampin' Up!, the Christmas Time Is Here suite of products.


Fabulous Card Making Kit from Stampin' Up!

Stampin-up-cardmaking-kit-feltLook at these fabulous cards made from one of our Stampin' Up! kits!  The felt accents add such a rich dimensional touch.

For the Love of Felt Project Kit makes 12 cards; folded card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2". The Stamp set (For The Love Of Felt Cling Stamp Set [149507]) and ink are sold sold separately. Complete using your choice of adhesive also sold separately.

The Kit includes:
* 12 card bases: 4 each of 3 designs
* 12 printed envelopes
* Embellishments

For-the-love-of-felt149650GThe pictorial directions are easy to follow but you can add your own flair to this cards! Here is the video tutorial with one of these designs.

Here's your shopping list so that you can create these beautiful cards!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, J2WE7TKD, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

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Now, click over to those links above so you won't miss a thing and I'll see you again tomorrow with some super easy Christmas card ideas!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 7

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It's Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween here on Ink and Inspirations!  Today's project is an easy to assemble box for treats or even a small seasonal candle.  The Harvest Hellos Bundle [153037] takes center stage here.  The stamp and punch combo make for easy crafting for the fall!

Let's take a look at the Halloween project for this week!

Here are the supplies and specifics for today's projects.  Simple click the links to be taken to the online store.  Thank you for your support of my business!  I appreciate you! 
Use Host Code: 92ACNFY4 when placing your online order to receive a free gift from me.

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12wks-halloween-7bAre you enjoying the 12 Weeks of Halloween projects?  I hope these ideas are inspiring you to use your love of our craft and share it in a fun way this season.  If you don't create for Halloween, take these project ideas and make them your own for another holiday or special occasion!

Thanks for tuning in for today's Halloween project and I'll see you in the next post!

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12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 6

12wks-halloween-6aIt's time for Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!  Here's a fun door tag to surprise family or friends with a fun Halloween treats.

If you've never heard of You've Been Booed, you can find out more about it HERE.

Let's take a look at the how-to to make this tag.

 

Here are the supplies for this project...thank you for your support! Host Code: 92ACNFY4

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Good news: Thanks to all of my wonderful customers, amazing team, and supportive family and friends, I have earned the incentive trip to Maui with Stampin' Up! for 2020.  I am deeply grateful and Jackie and I are so excited!

Secondly, we are in SE Texas with the horrible rains of Imelda and thankfully, we are still high and dry but in many areas, it is worse than Harvey in 2017.  Please keep our communities in your prayers.

I hope you are well and you'll find some time to have some Halloween fun with this Stampin' Up! Halloween project!


Make A Card and A Box with Harvest Hellos

IMG_0348The new Harvest Hellos bundle from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog is a perfect addition for fall.  Apples and pumpkins are the themes and these two projects show off both.  The bundle includes the stamp set and a coordinating punch that will work for the apples and the pumpkins!

IMG_0350The card evokes a Thanksgiving theme and the box was designed to hold a back-to-school teacher gift. 

Here's the video with the how-to for both projects.

 

Lisa's Inklings:

Thanksgiving Card

  • The card base is Very Vanilla cardstock cut at 5-1/2" x 8-1/2".  You'll need another piece of it for stamping and punching the pumpkins.
  • You'll need a piece of Pretty Peacock about 4" x 5" to die cut the label.
  • The leaves were stamped and cut from a piece of Pear Pizzazz approximately 2" x 4".
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Crumb Cake cardstock to punch the stems.
  • The background layer is a piece of the Pretty Peacock gingham print from the Come to Gather Designer Series Paper Collection cut to 4" x 5-1/2".

Teacher Box

  • For the box, you will need a piece of Coastal Cabana cardstock cut at 6-1/2" x 6-1/2" scored at 2" from each side.
  • You'll need a piece of Real Red cardstock cut about 3" x 3" and scrap pieces of Crumb Cake and Call Me Clover for stem and leaf.

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IMG_0351Here are Stampin' Up! supplies for the Give Thanks card project.  Just click the links to shop!

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Here is the supply list for the teacher's box:

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Lisa's Ordering Specials through September 15th!

I am offering some special gifts for ordering from me from September 1st-15th!


1. Place an order of $25- $49 before tax and shipping and receive a pack of the beautiful Noble Peacock Rhinestones (seen below) from me!
Please use Host Code: 92ACNFY4

Noble-peacock-rhinestones-149494Place an order of $50-$99 before tax and shipping and receive a pack of the beautiful Noble Peacock Rhinestones (above) AND a Wink of Stella Brush (below) from me!
Please use Host Code: 92ACNFY4

Wink-of-stella-141897Place an order of $100 or more before tax and shipping and receive a pack of the beautiful Noble Peacock Rhinestones AND the Wink of Stella AND another mystery gift... 
PLUS be entered into a drawing for one of the special prizes below!
Please use Host Code: 92ACNFY4
Sept-prizesI will draw from those who qualify for these prizes on September 19, 2019! (Date edited since I will be traveling on the 16th) Winners will be announced on the blog here and on my Facebook page.

Shop now and get your Harvest Hellos Bundle here in the Online Store and I'll see you again in the next post!


Easy DIY Back to School Gift

Wiggle-worm-back-to-school-giftToday's project is a DIY back-to-school gift project that can be given to students or teachers.   Highlighted on this one is the Wiggle Worm Bundle [151142] that is so adorable and from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  Take a look at the cute images and versatile sayings!  Teachers, how special would these be on your students' desks on any morning during the school year! 

This little pouch idea was used for a different kind of treat HERE.  It is so easy and can be used for different gifts!

Want to see the process?  Here's the video tutorial for you!

 

Here are the projects that were used in today's video:

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Lisa's Inklings (AKA Product Details):

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I just love how easy and cute this gift pocket is!  You can just imagine someone for each one of these sentiments, can't you?

  • You make my heart flutter
  • I love beeing with you
  • You amazzze me
  • Welcome
  • Good work
  • I love you wiggle worm
  • little bug
  • Cute as a bug
  • Happy Birthday

See there?  Something for everyone!

Shop now for this set and make some of the cutest projects ever!

Ordering Special:

Use Host Code: YHNXCYKQ

Place an order of $50 or more before shipping and tax (with the Host Code: YHNXCYKQ in my Online Store and:

  • Receive the beautiful 2019-2020 In Color Faceted Dots from the Annual Catalog!

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Get your supplies now and get ready to "amazzze" others with projects like this fun back to school gift!


Stampin' Up! News for You and a Sweet Tin for Gifting

Let's start off with some important Stampin' Up! news that may be of big interest to you!

Stampin' Up! has received a shipment of the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades (item 126995), and this item will become available tomorrow on June 27, at 10:00 AM (MT). (12:00 PM Eastern, 11:00 AM Central, 9:00 AM Pacific). Jot that item number down and visit the Online Store at the time for your region!  (Set your alarm!) I believe there is a limit of 3 for each order.

Beginning today, June 26th, the Clearance Rack will be updated and for the first time ever, some retired stamp sets have been added!!...while supplies last! Visit the online store HERE to see what's been added! 

Now let's take a look at one of my "quick" videos with an idea to decorate one of our copper tins for gift giving!

The star of the show here is the Good Morning Magnolia Bundle! 

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The coordinating elements in this suite of products in absolutely beautiful.  Here is a listing of supplies to help you shop!

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Making or embellishing gift packaging is so easy when using coordinating Stampin' Up! products.  These little Copper Tea Tins can hold more than just tea.  Here are some ideas:

  • Wrapped candies
  • Essential oils
  • Votive candles
  • Gift card(s)
  • 3" x 3" handmade cards and envelopes
  • Small handmade soaps

Invest in some of the sweet Copper Tea Tins today!  You will be decorating these for giving each time you need to pack a little gift!


Graduation Folder Card for Cash

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It's graduation time and cash is usually a much-appreciated gift for this milestone! 

Today's project is an easy to assemble folder that you can make that for cash or check to present to a graduate. The video was originally recorded to porst on my Facebook page in lieu of my usual Thursday evening LIVE. 

The bundle featured here is the Well Said Cling Bundle from the Occasions Catalog.  Buy now so you can bundle and save!  Purchase these two coordinating products and save 10%.

Here's the video tutorial with the demonstration and the how-to:

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cardstock is cut 6 1/2" x 9".
  • Score at 3" and 6-1/4".
  • Cardstock layer for the outside front is cut 6 -1/4" x 2-3/4" and for the inside it is 6" x 2-1/2".
  • Designer Paper Layer is cut 6" x 2-1/2"
  • You will need approximately 18" of ribbon.

Here are the basic supplies that you would need for this project.

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Details:

  • Orders $50-$149.99: You must apply the host code to receive the FREE gift.
  • Orders $150: Do not use the Host Code! You will automatically qualify for my FREE gift and you will earn Stampin' Rewards.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  If I can help you with anything, please let me know.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I will be honored to serve you.  You can shop online anytime here in my Online Store.  You may also call or e-mail me.

Thanks for tuning in for this graduate gift idea and I'll see you again soon!


Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown on Facebook with a Gift for the Graduate

There will be a new, pre-recorded video tonight at 6:00 PM Central Time (7:00 PM Eastern,5:00 PM MT, 4:00 PT) on my Ink and Inspirations Facebook business page.

You may CLICK HERE to go there at 6:00 PM Central. 

If you are unable to join in at that time, not to worry! You may watch the recording which will be posted there for you to see.

This evening's project will be an idea for a gift for a graduate!

Please join us on Facebook tonight at 6:00 PM Central!