Today I’ve got some Swapbot happy mail to share with you. I made this cute mini folio flip using the Crate Paper Snow and Cocoa Collection (Crate Paper if you’re reading…please oh please do another printing of this!) lol. I love this collection – it’s oh so fun and I was thrilled I was able to get my hands on another 6×6 paper pad and chipboard sticker set for this season, but now I am running very low! I may have to add experimenting with digital collections to my list of things for the new year… Ok enough chit chat – here’s the video of what I came up with:
And here are your stills:
This was a really fun and quick project (depending on how much you embellish & what goodies you send).
I love the look of adding the snow pen on top of the chipboard – I’ve actually never thought of that before and now I’ve made a mental note to try embellishing chipboard in other different ways.
Goodies pictured are a washi sample (randoms from my stash) and sentiment stickers from Snow and Cocoa.
I’m having a lot of fun with that fake snow from Target this year 😉
Goodies pictured are gold glitter deer die cuts (Hampton Art) and a Snow and Cocoa mason jar.
Last, but not least I added in a glittery snow mix packet and wrapped everything together with some baker’s twine.
Thanks for stopping by to check out my project – hope it gave you some inspiration for your own paper crafting goodness. xoxo, Sarah
Happy we’re half-way there day! Although this time of year I’d be ok with the weeks going a little slower – so much to get done, sigh. I’m back today with part 2 of the Spellbinders November Card Kit. Here’s what I came up with:
and here are your close-ups:
I was tempted to go all out and cover this snow globe with glossy accents or acetate or half of a globe Christmas ornament but reigned myself in…less usually is more 🙂
This is my favorite card from all 10 – I love Rudolph and his Mrs.
This was super simple and quick. I love that they include 2 of every ephemera – sometimes you love a piece so much it’s hard to choose what to use it on!
What can I say…I’m feeling the pink and the red this season. I could’ve used about 50 of that cocoa mug die cut.
Another quick and easy card. The glossy accents really make those berries pop!
Thanks so much for checking out my cards today – hope I was able to give you some holiday inspiration! xoxo, Sarah
It’s was a busy weekend for me – I traveled to PA for my nephew’s 8th birthday party – LEGO EVERYTHING!! I did make a birthday card for him but as it’s not Christmas themed I’ll save it for a later date. So now I’m getting back into the swing of things and have Part 1 of the Spellbinders November, Deer Santa Kit for you. LOVE this kit, love the die set, love the ephemera, love the washi, love love love.
Here are the first 5 cards I came up with:
Here are some close-ups of the finished cards:
Such cuties – if only I could get my Charlie cat to wear a Santa hat!
I love this Holiday cheer sentiment – the script is gorgeous and super fun mixed with the large block font. It has a great hand done look.
This deer is so cute – I fell in love instantly.
Who wouldn’t love a present wrapped up in that shiny gold ribbon?!?
Such a pretty piece of ephemera – I just wonder where exactly she is off to.
As always thanks for stopping by to check out my cards – hope I was able to give you some inspiration to use with your kit! xoxo, Sarah
Today I’ve got some cards and a treat box to share with you that I made using the Spellbinders November Large Die Kit. I’m absolutely loving these kits – so much fun and an amazing way to build my die stash. I really can’t say enough about how great of a deal I think this is, the amount of items you get for the price is astounding. Here is the video of what I came up with:
Here are some still shots of the finished cards and box:
Simple and clean – my favorite kind of cards. I LOVE that warm wishes sentiment, it’s such a pretty script.
Again I’m using the Mama Elephant Merry Greetings and Jingle Greetings stamp sets.
This card is my favorite – I love the shape of those tags, they make such a pretty pattern.
I used some green ink for the sentiment to echo the green from the front and finished off this inside panel with a thin stripe of the pink paper.
What a fun shaker to make! I don’t have a lot of dies that have these solid shapes and the inserts to match, so it’s new to me to use the insert and get so much detail on a cut-out window.
You’re going to see these sentiment stamp sets a lot this season!
These boxes are really cute and easy to put together – I hope my instructions were at least a little helpful.
Here you can see the details of how I cut out off/around that outside red border.
These would make a great advent calendar and I’m planning to make some as some favor boxes for each place setting at our family Christmas dinner this year.
The detail of all those tiny dots around the border is really pretty. If any get stuck, you can use a needle tip to poke them out.
As always thanks for stopping by to check out my work – I hope I was able to give you some inspiration for your own holiday merry making! xoxo, Sarah
Well…it’s 65 degrees in Baltimore today, but I’ve been working away on some Christmas goodness, so let’s get a running start on the holiday and we’ll just agree to pretend snow is falling outside the window! Today I’ve got 4 cards for you using the Spellbinders November 2018 Small Die Kit – here’s what I came up with:
Here are some stills of the finished cards:
I really enjoyed this die set, I think the sprigs are probably my favorite piece because you can use them for mistletoe, holly and they’d be great to stick with some flowers too.
I’ve been wanting to use this sentiment and this card was the perfect fit.
This deer is gorgeous, but oh the detail and it did not disappoint! A friend was looking at it this weekend and oohed and ahhed over it so it will probably be sent for her Christmas card this year.
This card is my favorite of the batch. I love how simple it is. The green and red are so bright and I’ve never been a big mirrored cardstock person but I really like the gold so I think I need to start working with that more often.
These sentiments are so great – I use these stamp sets for SO MANY cards over the holiday season.
Do any of you send new year’s cards? Just curious if this is a thing that I’m unaware of. I would probably use this on a scrapbook or journal layout so I’m thinking that’s why it was included. Or I guess you could put Merry Christmas on the front and Happy New Year on the inside.
I am in LOVE with this gold washi – it is soooo shiny and perfect. (and we’re getting two more colors in the kit this month too!!)
Thanks so much for stopping by today – more Christmass goodness coming soon. xoxo, Sarah
I’m on my way to Pennsylvania to visit with family but before I head out, I wanted to wish all my crafty friends a very Happy Thanksgiving! On that note, I’ve got one more Thanksgiving card to share with you using Stamping Bella’s Thanksgiving Oddball. Here’s the video of what I came up with:
Here are some stills of the finished card:
She is so cute – I love her crazy hair!
I’m wearing leggings so I’m covered!
Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be back to start the Christmas series soon! xoxo, Sarah