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December 2019

Snowmen and Tic Tacs - Cute Gift!

This little Box for Tic Tacs is so easy to make, and soooo cute! Thanks goes to Ronda Wade at Create With Ronda for the idea!

Snowman Tic Tac Boxes 2

Here's what you need:

PAPER:  Thick Whisper White card stock,  4 3/4 x 3 1/4 scored at 2" on each end of the 4 3/4" side. (This creates the 3/4" spine the tic tac box sits in).  2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 3/4 x 3" for front and back; Snowmen from Let it Snow DSP; Black shimmer foil for Snowman hat.

TOOLS: Paper Cutter, 3/4" punch; Snowman Builder Punch, multipurpose glue, Tear and Tape; Detailed Trio Punch; Bone Folder.

EMBELLISMENTS:    Holiday Rhinestones, 15" Real Red Curly Ribbon.


Cut and score the Thick Whisper White card stock.  Use bone folder to crease the score marks.  Lay flat and lay ribbon across width of box on outside and lightly adhere.  Adhere Designer Series paper over ribbon on front and back.

Use Detailed Trio punch to round corners of Tic Tac box. 

Punch hole near bottom of box with 3/4" punch.

Punch snowman out of DSP with Snowman Builder Punch.  Punch hole in bottom with 3/4" punch.  Glue snowman to front layering punched out parts of box and snowman so Tic Tacs will show through.

Punch hat out of black foil paper with Snowman Punch.  Glue to top of snowman.  Add red rhinestone.  

Use Tear and Tape on inside spine of box and inside front and back of box flaps to adhere tic tac box.  Tie bow with ribbon.


Click on any of the supplies below to purchase from my online store.  Purchase $50.00 in product (before shipping and tax) using the host code and receive the ribbon combo pack shown for December...FREE!  If you purchase over $150.00 in product, don't use the hostess code so you receive stampin' rewards to use from Stampin' UP.  Email me and let me know about your order so I can send you the ribbon combo pack! 

Beautiful Poinsettia Card With Tasteful Backgrounds Dies


So simple, and yet so pretty!  Using one of the dies in the Tasteful Backgrounds die set makes this card look like a pot of poinsettias!

Here is the card:

Poinsettia with tasteful backgrounds die 2

The Tasteful Backgrounds dies are pictured below.  As you can tell, I've used the one on the upper right of the picture.

I used the Tailored Tag punch to create the pot the poinsettias are in by cutting it in half.

Here are the supplies:


5 1/2 X 8 1/2" Shaded Spruce cardstock scored at 4 1/4",Shaded Spruce piece for behind die-cut Whisper White Piece. Scrap of Whisper White cardstock for die-cut flowers, scrap of Whisper White Cardstock for sentiment on front; 5 1/4 x 4 Whisper White cardstock for inside of card; 5 1/4 x 4" piece of Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper; small piece of Gold foil for pot.

Stamp set:

Still Scenes for sentiments

Ink: Shaded Spruce

Tools: Paper Cutter; Tuxedo Punch; Die cutting machine; Multi-purpose Liquid Glue; Dimensionals; Mini Glue Dot; Stitched Shapes Large Oval Die; Stitched Rectangle Die.

Embellishments: Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Bakers Twine, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots

Directions: Adhere Wrapped in Plaid DSP piece to front of cardstock base. 

Die cut Tasteful Background die on Whisper White cardstock.  Using largest Stitched Shapes Oval die, die cut around the Tasteful Backgrounds piece.  )One or two of the leaves on the side may hang over the edge a little.)  Also die cut the oval Shaded Spruce piece and layer behind the Whisper White poinsettia piece.  Add Red Rhinestones for center of flowers.

Punch out the flower pot using Gold Foil and the Tuxedo Punch.  Cut the punched piece in half to look like a pot.

Layer this onto the Oval Flower piece and adhere.  Add a bow at the top of the pot.

Pop up the Oval flower piece on the front of the card with dimensionals.

Die cut the rectangular piece for the sentiment.  Stamp sentiment and add green Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots.  Adhere to bottom of card.

Stamp sentiment on the inside Whisper White piece and adhere to inside of card.


To a Wild Rose and Woven Heirlooms Stamp Set

I think white-on-white is beautiful, and especially so with a touch of pink!  How about you?  The flowers were created with To A Wild Rose Stamp set. The roses, label, and lattice design are die cut with Wild Rose dies.  The base piece these are on is embossed with Pine Wood Planks 3D embossing folder. Sentiment is from Woven Threads stamp set. Oh so pretty!

To a wild rose2


PAPER: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Whisper White scored at 4 1/4 for card base; 5 1/4 x 4 Whisper White for embossed piece; scrap pieces of Whisper White for roses, leaves, and sentiment; 5 x 3 3/4 Whisper White for inside sentiment; 5 1/4 x 4 Blushing Bride for inside mat.

STAMPS: To a Wild Rose, Woven Threads.

INK: Momento Black for sentiments, Rococo Rose and Blushing Bride for Roses, Mossy Meadow and Old Olive for leaves. Doffodil Delight dark Stampin' Blend for center of roses.

TOOLS: Paper Cutter, Die cutting machine, Wild Rose Dies, Dimensionals, Multi-purpose liquid glue, Mini glue dots.

EMBELLISHMENTS:  Gingham Gala Adhesive-backed Sequins, Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon.


Stamp Roses and leaves.  Use Daffodil Delight stampin' blend on center of roses. Stamp outside sentiment.  Die cut all with appropriate dies.  Die cut lattice piece. Emboss 5 1/4x 4" Whisper White piece with Pine Wood Plank embosssing folder.  Glue lattice piece onto lower front of embossed piece.  Wrap Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon around lower part of card over lattice piece and tie.  Use dimensionals on sentiment piece and place on card.  Glue on leaves.  Use dimensionals on roses and adhere. Add sequins to label.  For inside, adhere pink piece to base.  Stamp sentiment on Whisper White piece and adhere.


Click on any of the product icons below to order the supplies from this card from my online store.  Place an order of $50.00 or more (before tax and shipping) using the December host code and receive the pictured products free from me!  You have to use the host code, in order to receive it.  If you order is $150.00 or more, don't use the host code so you can receive hostess credit.  Email me and let me know you placed an order and I will send you the free product.

Thanks for stopping by!



Easy Cute Gift Card Holder With Let It Snow Embellishment Kit

This was one of the easiest gift card holders I've ever made.  I think it's pretty cute.

Gift card holder snowman


Here's what you need to make this gift card holder:

PAPER: scrap piece of Very Vanilla for tag on front; Gold Mini Pizza Box

STAMP SET: Itty Bitty Christmas for the sentiment

INK: Golden Glitz Delicata Metallic Ink

EMBELLISHMENTS: Let It Snow Embellishment Kit; Holiday Rhinestones

TOOLS: Tear 'n Tape; mini dimenstionals; Classic Label punch


Adhere Snowman elements with Tear'n Tape to Gold Mini Pizza Box.  Stamp sentiment on scrap Very Vanilla with Gold Ink.  Adhere to pizza box with mini dimensionals.  Add Rhinestones.