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Showing posts from December, 2017

Last Minute Christmas Card

We are always looking for last minute card ideas.  Here is a great quick card to whip up in no time.  A little paper, embossing powder and of course the 3" disposable sticker maker.  How time flies, can you believe this is my last post for 2017 forXyron.  

With my dies I cut a bunch of paper including super stock for the ornaments.  Create a resist with clear embossing powder for inking.

Here's my favourite part... running my dies through the Xyron 3" Disposable Sticker Maker.  I just feed it like it's hungry.
Run a line of adhesive on the back of the paper for the twine to attach too and again on the chip quotes.  I stamped the sentiment from my stamp set Woodland Winter.

Check out this simple quick card.

Look how pretty my stamp looks here.

Thanks for stopping by and wishing you all a wonderful holiday.  

Gifts made Easy

I love this little box that perfectly stores gift cards.  Eileen Hull does weekly Facebook Live videos and she just happened to make one of these! 

EEK... just loving the simplicity of this and I was totally inspired to make one... or a few myself.

It all starts with the Scallop Flap & Flower Box die and some matboard.  I cut some pattern paper and ran it through the Creative Station to make it all easier.

I used the new Ranger Letter It stamp Cheers from the Birthday Stamp set.  Like I said I stamped a few onto a Stitched Oval cut.

I picked up some velcro strips so I could cut the pieces I needed to size.  This way the scalloped flap stays in place.  


You could add paper on the inside too if you wanted.

The inspiration team is sharing gift ideas and the new Book Club projects all month long.  Click HERE for more inspiration from the team.

Check out Eileen's video and what inspired my simple gift boxes.

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Xyron & Wild Whispers Journal

I can't tell you how thrilled I am to be using the new Wild Whisper paper Home for the Holidays.  Xyron is teaming up with the new Canadian Paper company and they happen to live in my city.  YAY, I am excited to see them doing so well! 

I created a Christmas Card Holder.  Somewhere to tuck Christmas cards so they aren't blowing off the mantle onto the floor.   I used Eileen Hull's new Planner Storage & Organizer die for this Christmas Card Holder.  I cut Super Stock Card Stock with the Journal die and ran the Home for the Holidays through the Creative Station.

Wouldn't you know it... I ran the wrong side of paper through the Creative Station.  Oops... easy fix with the Xyron Adhesive Remover I was sent.  I stamped the Home for the Holidays Stamp Set onto the Planner Storage & Organizer.

I thought I would try running the Skates through the Xyron and add some Distress Stickles Clear Rock Candy Dry Glitter... and it worked.  The letter tiles fit easily in the Crea…

Ranger Guest- Christmas Patchwork Etcetera Tag

I am posting a tutorial on Rangers Blog today on how to create this Christmas Patchwork Etcetera Tag.  Swing by for some holiday inspiration and a great way to use up some of those scraps from Christmas Cards.

See you over there... Happy Holiday Crafting.


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Sizzix Tutorial- Holiday Tag Trio

Join me on the Sizzix Blog today for some Holiday Inspiration with these Christmas Gift Tags.  I share a mini tutorial for each tag just in time for the holidays.  Stop by to see how quick these are to create.

Just a peek...

Check out the new Christmas Blessings from Sizzix Designer Katelyn Lizardi.

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Plaid Resist with Creative Scrapbooker Magazine

A little Holiday Magic with this Christmas Tag. Who doesn't love plaid!  I have an easy to follow step by step with this festive tag.
Stop by Creative Scrapbooker Magazine for this background and a little embossing.

Be sure to not miss how to create this festive background.

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Snow Scene Cloche

Sometimes it starts with an idea... like silver rich brush bottle trees.  OH YA IT DOES...
Do you remember the ghostly cloche... well I am repurposing the cloche for Christmas.  Why buy more when I can use it again by simply creating a removable base.

There's the empty cloche and a new cut out base.  Gather a bunch of trees and ink up some glittery paper for die cutting.

More inking and die cutting the Snowman Scene snowman then assemble this adorable snow stopping snowman.  I had some left over gold deers from last year so I snapped them up for a little added gold.

Here's the inspiration... this brushed pewter brush bottle trees.  Once dry brush some distress collage medium coating the trees and coat in distress glitter.

They look like flocked Canadian trees.  Too add more gold I inked up an adornment star with alcohol ink topped to the tree.

Mini Holiday Green cut and the little berry's in more gold.  I rolled up woodgrain paper to look like wee logs.  Then wrapped the b…