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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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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A Favorite from Christmas Past

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Let's visit a project from Christmas Past that's  is one of my favorites. This triangle Santa box is not only adorable but easy to make!  It can be used as an ornament but also holds treats!

Some of the products used for this cute project are retired but I bet you can come up with alternatives.  Here are some ideas...

You can make this fun Santa Triangle Box is lots of different ways so I hope you will try making some!

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Christmas Craft for Santa's Cookies

Cookies-for santaHere's an idea to involve your "littles" in preparation for Santa's visit! 

How about leaving Santa's cookies in a personalized bag? The little ones can color the Santa from the Holly Jolly Christmas Bundle and you can do the rest! I think it's a fun alternative for cookies on a plate!

Let's take a look at the how-to video!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • You will need two pieces of Poppy Parade CS cut at 6" x 6".
  • Score at 1-1/2" on three side of three sides of each piece.
  • The designer paper is cut just for the front at 2-3/4" x 4-1/4".
  • You will need a piece of Shimmery White CS cut at 4" x 5" to stamp Santa.
  • Cut the "Santa" letters from scrap Sparkle Glimmer paper.

Here are the supplies for the Santa Cookie Box:

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Have the little ones color the Santa before adhering to the box.  Use Watercolor Pencils or crayons for the coloring.  Maybe this will start a tradition with your children and grandchildren.  Let me know if you try this...I will be waiting to hear from you!

 


O Holy Night Christmas Card

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Today's project is a sweet Christmas card featuring the So Many Stars bundle.  The sentiment and the font are so pretty!

The designer paper is no longer available but you could create your own background with stamps and Copper Stampin' Emboss Powder.  Let's take a look at the quick video.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is Night of Navy 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". 
  • Cut another Night of Navy piece instead of designer paper at 4" x 5-1/4".  You can stamp, emboss, or texture this piece.
  • You will need another piece of Night of Navy cut at 4" x 4" to die cut for the sentiment.
  • Die cut a star from a piece of Sparkle Glimmer paper approx. 4" x 4".

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies for this card:

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O-holy-night-christmas-cardLove the sentiments and stamps that contain lyrics from songs and carols.  This one is especially beautiful!  Be sure to visit the online store to see this beautiful bundle.


Make A Box for A Christmas Candle

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You can really dress up a simple gift with your paper crafting and rubber stamping supplies and this Christmas candle box is no exception! This time of year, it's so easy to find some seasonal candles that are good for gift giving. 

Let's take a look at the video so that you can create a cute box like this, too!  And, if candles aren't your style, you can fit wrapped candies or any small gift into this size box.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • For the box, Shaded Spruce card stock should be 8" x 10-1/2".
  • Score on the long side at 2", 5", 7" and 10".
  • Score on the short side at 1/2", 2-1/2", 5-1/2", and 7-1/2".
  • You will also need a scrap of Shaded Spruce for punching.
  • Cherry Cobbler- 3" x 3" for punching.
  • Whisper White- 3" x 3" for punching.
  • Sparkle Glimmer paper- scrap for punching.
  • Designer paper- 2-3/4" x 2-3/4", 3 pieces cut 2-3/4" x 1-3/4" and 1 piece cut 3/4" x 3".

Diy-gift-box-christmasHere are the Stampin' Up! Supplies used to create this project. Just click the links to shop! I appreciate your support and your business!

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Get ready for the holiday season with gift packaging such as this Christmas candle box.  Then, be sure to visit my YouTube channel for more 3D packaging ideas!


Handmade Gift Box and Ornament with So Many Stars

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It's the season for beautiful gift packaging and festive decór and today's projects feature a gift box and handmade ornament with the Stampin' Up! So Many Stars Bundle.

The dies in this bundle are so beautiful and the coordinating stamp set is perfect for the holiday season.  Enjoy the video then get ready to create these projects during this first week of December.

Here are the supplies used for the box.  The links below will take you directly to the online store.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be honored to serve you.

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Here are the details for the box project:

  • Using a 12 x 12 sheet of the designer paper, score on one side at 3" and 9".
  • Turn and score on the other side at 1" , 3-1/2", 6-1/2", and 9".
  • Cut and trim as shown in the video.
  • You will need a piece of the glimmer paper approximately 3" x 4-1/2".
  • Use a scrap of Whisper White or approximately a 3" x 3" piece to stamp and punch the sentiment.

 

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Here are the supplies used for the ornament.

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Details for the ornament project:

  • Sparkle Glimmer- 3" x 3"
  • Gold Glimmer- 3" x 4"
  • Night Before Christmas DSP- 6" x 6"
  • Vellum - 2" x 2"

Here's hoping that you will find time to create these projects during the early days of this month! Shop now to get your supplies to make the handmade box and ornament with the So Many Stars Bundle from Stampin' Up!


Easy DIY Christmas Gift Tag Idea

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It's about that time to think about Christmas gift packaging and we all need gift tags, right?

Here's an idea using the To Every Season bundle and other supplies currently available from Stampin' Up!  This bundle comes with a versatile a stamp set and four mini coordinating punches.  And, we love punches!

Here's the video tutorial so you can see just how easy this is.  Let's get started!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Whisper White to 1-1/2" x 3".  (I trimmed the original cut in the video.)
  • Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper is cut 2" x 4".
  • Shaded Spruce is cut 2" x 4".
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Silver Glimmer Paper to punch the snowflake.

Here are the supplies used in this project.  The links take you directly to the Stampin' Up! Online Store.  Thank you for your consideration to shop with me!

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To-every-season-tagHave you ever made your Christmas gift tags?  I hope today's project has inspired you to give it a try! Thanks for stopping by now it's time for me to make those pies for tomorrow... talk to you again soon!


Need To Make a Get Well Card?

Stampin-up-get-well-cardChances are, if you don't know someone that could use a get well card now, you will some time in the future.  This beautiful Healing Hugs stamp set from Stampin' Up! is one that is a staple in my collection.

Don't you love the Distinktive images that give you shading and texture with just one ink then stamp motion?  Or, as you will see in the video, you can "stamp off" so that your ink is not so dark and get varying shades of the same color.

Let's take a look!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Whisper White Card Stock- 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" for card base, 2-3/4" x 3", and approximately 5" x 5" for stamping and die cutting.
  • Blueberry Bushel Card Stock 4" x 4"
  • Blackberry Bliss Card Stock- 6-1/2" x 3".
  • Perennial Essence DSP 4" x 5-1/4".

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for this get well card.  Just click the links to shop!

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Order the Healing Hugs stamp set today and begin making some beautiful cards to send get well messages...thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day!--Lisa


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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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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  • 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!
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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!


Dome Sweet Home

IMG_1231Today's project is a 2019 Stampin' Up! Christmas card idea that I like to call "Dome Sweet Home".  :)

Most of you know that we have a log cabin in the Ozarks and this cabin image was just waiting for me to pick it up and use it!

This Still Scenes bundle is beautiful and I hope you'll see in the video how easy it is to use!  Let's take a look!

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is 4-1/4" x 11".  Score at 5-1/2".
  • The designer paper is cut 4" x 5-1/4". You will die cut the globe opening in this piece.
  • Whisper White:  scrap for stamping, coloring, and die cutting, 3-3/4" x 5" for adhering the die cut piece so it will show through the opening and a 1" x 3-1/4" piece for the sentiment.  This will be trimmed down.

Here are the supplies and tools used in this project. Just click the link to shop!

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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!

This Still Scenes bundle make some beautiful projects so shop now so you can share these beautiful snow globe scenes this Christmas!


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 Christmas Card That Will Wow Your Family and Friends!

Hammered-gleaming-2Want to make a Christmas card that will WOW your family and friends?  This is it!  Look at the beautifully embossed copper foil!

The Christmas Gleaming Bundle along with other products from this suite make this card shine.  The ornament punches are great and make your crafting a breeze.

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

Here are the products used to make this card...just click the links to shop!

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If you'd like all of the products in this beautiful suite for your holiday crafting, you can get it bundled with everything you see below!

Everything pictured above is $97 plus shipping and tax!  Look at those awesome punches!

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!

2019-Christmas-card-stampin-up-embossed-foilLisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is cut 4-1/4" x 11" and scored at 5-1/2".
  • Copper Foil is cut 3-1/2" x 5-1/4".
  • Brightly Gleaming DSP is cut 3" x 4" for the main image and 2-1/8" x 3/4" for Mossy Meadow/foil piece behind sentiment.
  • Very Vanilla- 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" for stamping and fussy cutting.  Then, another piece cut 2-1/4" x 1" for behind sentiment and DSP.

I hope I've inspired you to make this Christmas card to WOW your family and friends so get started by placing your order for these fabulous products!


Make A Thanksgiving Table Favor

Thanksgiving-table-favor-1With it being just two weeks to Thanksgiving, I thought I'd share a fun idea to use for your guests. 

These little treat holders are great for mints or small treats.  Wouldn't it be nice to have these at each place setting on your Thanksgiving table?

This project with the To Every Season Bundle (En) [153051] and certainly lives up to its name! Love these little seasonal punches.

Here's the how-to video tutorial for this project.  Let me know if you're going to make some...I'd love to know!

Lisa's Inklings:
-Gather Together DSP 4" x 4”.

-You will need small pieces or scraps of the other card stock colors for stamping/punching.

-Place Tear & Tape along two adjoining edges on the side of the paper that will not show.

-Leave open until filled with treats.

Here is the Stampin' Up! product supply list for this card.  Just click the links to shop! I would be honored to be your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

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Thanksgiving-table-favor-2If you enjoy adding a handcrafted personal touch to your Thanksgiving table, try this table favor idea to add to your family and friends fun!