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Mixed bunch party favor box

Due to some technical difficulties I was not able to post last week when I got home from convention.  But her I am.  It’s been a busy week trying to get caught up.  This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a challenge for party favor boxes.  I had not used the Fancy Favor box in awhile so with summer in full swing here’s a favor for any summer party.

The box is die cut from Cherry Cobbler, the flower image is from the Mixed Bunch set and is stamped on Whisper White with Daffodil Yellow ink then die cut with the Blossom punch.  The center image is also from the Mixed Bunch set and is stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink.  For added sparkle I used Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Details for the center.  The handle was die cut with the Oval Punch then tied with Daffodil Seam binding ribbon.  So simple but this favor would look great on a white plate filled with chocolates.

party favor box

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I hope you’re inspired to join us at HSS and wow us with your favorite party favor.  Also take a look at the other projects from our talented design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Fancy Box Party Favor

Approx. Size:  3.00″ W x 3.50″ H

Stamp sets:  Mixed Bunch

Paper: Card Stock:  Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White

Ink:   Daffodil Yellow, Cherry Cobbler

Accessories:  Fancy Favor Box die, Big Shot, Blossom Punch, 1″ circle punch, Cobbler Dazzling Details, Daffodil Yellow Seam Binding ribbon, Dimensionals

The Festive Table

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments the challenge is to create accessories for your holiday table.  Place cards, napkin holders, favors, invitations…you get the idea.  I love the Cherry Cobbler card stock and this color is perfect for my Christmas table.  I created an invitation, favor, place card, luminary and candle.

The luminary was so easy to make.  You can click here for the pdf tutorial.  I punched the circle shape on all of the sides of my luminary which is optional.  You can punch only the front if you like.  I stamped the medallion from the Artistic Etchings stamp set with Cherry Cobbler on the vellum.  I glittered around the punched circle using Tombow liquid glue and Champagne Glass Glitter.  I then adhered the vellum to the back of all sides of my luminary.  I then assembled the luminary with sticky tape.  To light the luminary I used a battery operated candle which is safer than using a real candle.

To continue with the elegant look I heat embossed with gold the poinsettia image from the Bells & Boughs stamp set on the the invitation and the candle.  I also gold embossed the ‘You’re Invited’.  The candle stamping is also very easy.  You can click here for a written and video tutorial from SCS.

The favor was created using the Candy Wrapper die from the holiday mini.  I also stamped the ‘Dec 25’ from the Tags til Christmas stamp set and punched it out with the Decorative Label punch.  Love, love, love this punch.  I glittered the oval with Champagne Glass glitter.  The glitter is so easy to use.  Because of the size it doesn’t make a mess.  I wrapped the favor in the red medallion dsp from the Deck the Halls DSP then adhered the label.  You can fill the favor with peppermints or chocolates.  These will be a hit with your dinner guests.

The place card was also very easy.  I used the tag from the Tags til Christmas stamp set but I masked the ‘to and from’ then embossed the branch and pinecone image in gold.  I wrote the name with a gold pen and simply placed the card on the napkin ring.

So dress up your table for the holidays!  With a little creativity and imagination dressing up your table doesn’t have to break the bank.

The Festive Table - click to enlarge

Candy Wrapper favor


Christmas dinner invitation

gold embossed candle

gold embossed candle

place card

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

The Festive Table

Candy Wrapper

Stamp Sets: Tags til Christmas

Paper: Card stock:  Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Red Medallion DSP from the Deck the Halls DSP group

Ink: Cherry Cobbler

Accessories: Big Shot, Candy Wrapper die, Decorative Label punch, Champagne Glass Glitter, Tombow liquid glue

Techniques: Stamping, Die cutting, Glittering


Finished size: 3.00″ w x 3.00″ h

Stamp Sets: Artistic Etchings

Luminary tutorial: click here for PDF

Paper: Textured Card stock Cherry Cobbler for sides, smooth card stock for bottom

Ink: Cherry Cobbler

Accessories: 1-3/4 circle punch, Champagne Glass Glitter, Tombow Liquid Glue, sticky tape

Techniques: Stamping, Glittering

Christmas Dinner Invitation

Finished Size: 5.25″ w x 5.25″ h

Stamp Sets: Bells & Boughs, Sincere Salutations

Paper: Card stock:  Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Red Medallion DSP from Deck the Halls DSP group

Ink: Versamark

Accessories: Big Shot, Square Lattice embossing folder, Decorative Label punch, Gold embossing powder, Heat tool, Whisper White Organza Ribbon

Techniques: Stamping, Heat Embossing, Dry Embossing

Gold Embossed Poinsettia Candle

Stamp Sets: Bells & Boughs

Candle Stamping Technique:  Click here for written tutorial and video on Splitcoast Stampers site

Paper: tissue

Ink: Versamark

Accessories: Gold Embossing Powder, Heat tool, Gold Brads

Techniques: Stamping, Heat Embossing

Place Card

Finished Size: 2.50″ w x 1.50″ h

Stamp Sets: Tags til Christmas

Paper: Card stock:  Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White

Ink: Versamark

Accessories: Decorative Label Punch, Gold Embossing Powder, gold ink pen

Techniques: Stamping, Heat Embossing

A Halloween Treat

I created this box for my make and take for my September workshops.  Using the Matchbox die made this project super easy!  My guests loved using the Big Shot to create this box.

I first had them cut the box bottom from Pumpkin Pie and the top out of Basic Black card stock.  I had them fold the crease lines to the top then they ran it through the Big Shot with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder.  They assembled the top then smooched it with Silver Smooch.  The tag is cut from the same die.  You get three different tags along with this die.  So versatile.

They stamped the spider web on the tag then stamped ‘have a Wicked halloween’ on Pumpkin Pie then punched with the 1″ circle.  To pop up the sentiment they used a Stampin’ Dimensional and adhered off center so you could see the spider web.

For an extra elegant touch I had them add the Black Satin ribbon with mini glue dots and voila! An easy treat box.  My workshop guests then filled it with Hershey kisses.  The box is so elegant you can give them to Halloween dinner guests.  Of course the possibilities are endless for this box and can be made to fit the different holidays.  Have fun creating these boxes.

I have also submitted my treat box for the Challenge #10 Halloween Theme challenge from Really Reasonable Ribbon’s Ramblings blog.  So much fun!

Halloween Treat box

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Stampin' Up!'s Matchbox die

Stampin' Up!'s Matchbox die, item #114890

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Halloween Treat Box

Finished size: 2 11/16″ x 2 1/16″ x 1/2″

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Card stock:  Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie

Ink: Basic Black

Accessories: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder, Matchbox die, Basic Black grosgrain ribbon, mini glue dots, Stampin’ dimensionals, Silver Smooch Spritz

Techniques: Stamping, Die Cutting, Embossing

Summertime Splendor cards

Continuing with yesterday’s theme I also created these cards using the digital download Summertime Splendor.  These  beautiful backgrounds are perfect for any of your summer projects.  In my previous post I created beautiful party favor or gift boxes.  Today with the help of My Digital Studio and the Summertime Splendor digital backgrounds these are the cards I created.  Patty Bennett has a wonderful tutorial showing how to make card fronts in My Digital studio.  I made these four cards in about 45 minutes.  So easy!

Summertime Splendor Cards

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Here’s a photo of the cards with the boxes from yesterday’s post.

Summertime group

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Project Info:

Summertime Splendor cards

Digital Stamp Sets: Simple Friendship, Sunny Day, Thank You Kindly, Thoughts and Prayers

Digital Background Paper: Summertime Splendor

Paper: Whisper White, Elegant Eggplant, So Saffron, Chocolate Chip, Brilliant Blue CS

Ink: inkjet printer

Accessories: Big Shot, Beautiful Wings Embosslits die, Bashful Blue Satin ribbon, Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon, Certainly Celery Satin ribbon, mini glue dots

Techniques: digital crafting

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