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Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

So one of the reasons for my absence from my blog for a couple of weeks was that I was preparing cards for the Ronald McDonald Christmas Cheer Challenge.  This was a challenge to create Christmas Cards in one weekend that would then be donated for use by the charity in their homes.  If  you… Continue reading Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

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Ferrero Friday Boxed Ferrero Bag

Hello again – wow another Friday rolls round and I cannot believe how quickly another week has passed.  It is feeling really autumnal here in the Midlands and the leaves are turning and the days shortening.  It has been a manic week again both home and work (both Stampin Up and my day job!) so… Continue reading Ferrero Friday Boxed Ferrero Bag

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Spooky Night Suite Project 1 – Test Tube Treat Holders

Well I don’t really do Halloween much these days now that the boys are more grown up – and even when they were younger is was mainly pumpkin carving, neighbour trick or treating and the occasional party – however, I do still get them an occasional sweet and I though the test tubes were so… Continue reading Spooky Night Suite Project 1 – Test Tube Treat Holders

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Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

So when I visit friends I like to take a bottle of wine with me – but gift bags are a little boring sometimes so I like to add a little treat, and being Friday I thought it would be perfect to create one to hold Ferrero.  The great news is that you can get… Continue reading Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

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Half Full Week Project 3 Modified Book Fold

Well, I hope you are enjoying my projects using a single stamp set – this card showcases the Christmas elements of the set as well as how to use the fine tip glue to create a glass like finish on your images. I also managed to emboss without throwing it everywhere I love this stamp… Continue reading Half Full Week Project 3 Modified Book Fold

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Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging

 How happy am I to see Kraft Card available again?  VERY¬!It is a really useful weight and goes so well with traditional Christmas reds and Greens,  The one in the new catalogue is actually closer to Crumb Cake – so not quite as dark as mine (~ I made mine with my old stock before… Continue reading Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging

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Merry Little Labels Week Project 3 Giant drop sided Box

  So how about a couple of Giant Drop sided gift boxes?  I have sized these to accommodate either the large Yankee Candle Jar Candles or the Wickford large jar candle. I love the Classic Christmas colour combo of Red ang Green – in this case Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive – but you could… Continue reading Merry Little Labels Week Project 3 Giant drop sided Box

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Merry Little Labels Week Project 2 Six Ferrero Book Box

  So Ferrero Friday is back again – and as we are approaching Christmas I thought some bigger packages would be in order.  So six Ferrero in a book fold is what we have.  I have used some retired paper, but as I say in my video the great thing about Stampin’ Up colour co-ordination… Continue reading Merry Little Labels Week Project 2 Six Ferrero Book Box

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Merry Little Labels Week Project 1 Quick Mini Card and Box

 So this is the first of my new series – using a single stamp set or suite to create three projects each week. So to start your Christmas crafting I thought we would use the Merry Little Labels stamp set (Wood Mount 144798 or Clear 144795) …not least because it has a co-ordinating Everyday Label… Continue reading Merry Little Labels Week Project 1 Quick Mini Card and Box