Christmas Boutique 2016: Gingerbread Wreath


Made some clothespin wreaths using the Cookie Cutter Christmas & Christmas Pines stamp sets.  I also used the Candy Cane DSP and Cookie Cutter Builder plus Duet Banner punches.

Christmas Boutique 2016: Merry Christmas Banners

Now that my Christmas boutiques are done I'll be posting a few of the items I had for sale….

I dusted off an old tutorial to make a couple of tabletop banners using current DSP & ribbons.  I did use a couple of retired alphabet sets that I can't bear to part with.

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Holly Jolly Greetings and Stitched with Cheer stamp sets; Emerald Envy and Real Red inks & cardstocks; Presents & Pinecones DSP; Red Glimmer paper; 1-1/4" and 1-3/8" circle punches; retired scallop circle punch.

Christmas Card 2016: Joyful Wishes


Another simple card this time using the Merriest Wishes stamp set and Merry Tags thinlits.

Garden Green cardstock and inkpad; Gold Foil cardstock; Pine Bough TIEF; Baker's Twine trio pack.

Christmas Card 2016: Merry Christmoose


I saw a card similar to this somewhere and thought I'd try it out…ended up being more work than I expected so definitely not one to mass produce unless you have a lot of time.

Jolly Friends and Holly Berry Wishes stamp sets; Real Red, Garden Green and Soft Suede inkpads and cardstocks; Jolly Hat Builder and Holly Berry Builder punches; Cable Knit Dynamic TIEF.


Christmas Card 2016: Mistletoe Wishes


I made a few minor tweaks to a card design by Diana G…

Tin of Tags stamp set; Garden Green & Cherry Cobber cardstocks; Gold Glimmer cardstock; Christmas Speciatly DSP; Pretty Pines Thinlits; Pine Boughs TIF; Pearls basic jewels.

Christmas Card 2016: Ugly Christmas Sweater


My version of an ugly Christmas Sweater card…

Real Red and Garden Green cardstocks; Perfect Pines framelits; Cable Knit Dynamic TIEF; Gold Glimmer paper; 1/4" circle punch; Star punch(retired); Gold Sequins trim.

Christmas Card 2016: Winter Branches


CASEd this card design by Mary B…

Thoughtful Branches & Christmas Pines stamp sets; Thoughtful Branches framelits; Real Red cardstock and inkpad; Neutrals collection DSP; Silver Glimmer paper; Silver embossing powder; Rhinestone Basic jewels.

Envelope Punchboard Christmas 2016 packaging


I used the Christmas Specialty DSP in the main catalog to make Christmas versions from my previous tutorials using the envelope punchboard (instruction sheets are posted -just click on the instruction sheet tab and search)

Christmas Card 2016: Dapper Branches


I CASEd this card by Annette E. with a few modifications.

Thoughtful Branches & Holly Jolly Greetiings stamp sets; Dapper Denim inkpad and DSP; Copper Foil paper; Confetti Stars Border punch; Vellum cardstock; Whisper White craft pad; Clear embossing powder.

Christmas Card 2016: Chalkboard Medley



I really like the Merry Medley stamp-make a simple chalkboard look card!

I also used the following: Stitched with Cheer and Holly Berry Happiness stamp sets; Real Red, Emerald Envy inkpads (card o n right); Cherry Cobber, Garden Green & Whisper White Craft pads w/ white embossing powder (card on left)

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