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Christmas, Let's Get Hopping



The Let's Get Hopping crew are getting ready for the festive season with a special Christmas blog hop today - the only catch - to share a project, any project, so long as it's not a card!

I decided to share a gift idea. I'm a big fan of repurposing jars.  Usually, I like to fill them with handmade goodies but this time I've gone with a selection of chocolate treats.

The gift tag features festive favourites from the current Stampin' Up! holiday catalogue, see the supply list below for details.  

Continue the hop for a heap of Christmas project ideas! The talented Eva Pottsova from the UK is up next.





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Supplies Used
Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Card: Whisper White, Real Red, Crumb Cake
Paper: Gold Foil, All is Bright Designer Series Paper
Ink: Real Red, Crumb Cake
Accessories & Tools: Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Merry Christmas Thinlets Dies, Big Shot, Precision Plate, Real Red 3/8" Ribbon, 1/2" Circle Punch, Hole Punch.
Adhesives: SNAIL or double-sided tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Stampin' Dimensionals

Christmas with the Fancy Friday Blog Hop


Let it snow!

Today I'm joining a group of talented Stampin' Up! Artisan's - both past and present - in a Christmas themed Fancy Friday blog hop.

I chose to feature the limited time "Snowflake Showcase" products in my card today.  I created my own snowy background paper by stamping the snowflakes in white craft ink on black card.  Then I added some of the pretty snowflake die cut embellishments.


I layered the card front with the stone patterned paper from the Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper.  I love the subtle concrete texture, it's icy look seemed a perfect match for the snow theme.

Click the 'next' link below to see what festive inspiration the rest of the Fancy Friday Design team has for you.  Next up in the hop is Mindy Backes of Bada-Bing! Papercrafting fame.
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Supplies Used
Stamps: Snow is Glistening
Card: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pool Party, Crumb Cake
Paper: Petal Promenade, Vellum
Ink: Whisper White, Basic Gray
Accessories & Tools: Pool Party Bakers Twine, 1/2" Circle Punch, Starburst Punch, Snowfall Thinlits
Adhesives: SNAIL or double-sided tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Stampin' Dimensionals

Snow is Glistening, Artisan Design Team Blog Hop


The Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team are back with another special "Snowflake Showcase" blog hop today.  The Snowflake Showcase promotion offers an exclusive set of products that are available for a limited time only.


Here in Australia, the weather is getting hotter as we approach the start of Summer.  To get inspired by these lovely snowflakes I brought my mind back to my most recent experience with snowflakes - my trip to Canada last November.






To get started, I stamped an entire piece of black cardstock randomly with snowflakes in white craft ink.  I used this as the main background for the traditional layout, then added a spray of Snowfall thinlet embellishments.


For the matching pocket scrapbook layout, I used just the stamps.


This gorgeous light grey patterned paper from the Petal Promenade has a lovely subtle icy look to it that I think works so well with these snowflakes.

Click the 'next' link below to see what the rest of the Artisan Design team have created with this incredible assortment of products.  Next up in the hop is Jessica Winter.



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Supplies Used
Stamps: Snow is Glistening, Make a Difference
Card: Whisper White, Basic Black, Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Basic Gray
Paper: Petal Promenade, Silver Foil
Ink: Whisper White, Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, Pool Party
Accessories & Tools: 1/2" Circle Punch, Snowfall Thinlets, Stitched Shapes Framelits
Adhesives: SNAIL or double-sided tape, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Stampin' Dimensionals