Ghirardelli Christmas Box Video & Weekly Deals

Christmas Box box band

Photo on the left is with the belly band on. On the right is with the belly band off.

I made this box specifically for Ghirardelli chocolates. These are my most favorite chocolates and I love to give them as gifts. This box is perfect for gifting to anyone you want to give a little something to without spending a lot of money but still show appreciation. (Mail carrier, hair stylist, teacher, etc.)

Supplies used:

(Click item number to go directly to the item in my store.)

Mossy Meadow Cardstock 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 & 7 1/2 X 3 1/4″  #133676

Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 1 x 9 1/4″  #126966

Dazzling Details Glimmer Paper (scraps)  #135315

Silver foil Sheet (scrap)  #132178

Whisper White Cardstock (scrap)  #100730

A Little Something stamp set  #139827

Delicate Ornaments Thinlits Dies  #139667

Silver Ribbon  #132137

Elegant Dots embossing folder  #138287



Weekly Deals are good October 6, through October 12, 2015 or while supplies last!

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Christmas Bag/Box Video & Weekly Deals

bag box

Todays post is a bag/box that I believe was designed by Sam Donald. I was wanting to make something with this new Delicate Ornaments Thinlits and this bag was the perfect fit. All supplies and dimensions are listed below.

If you are having trouble viewing the video watch it on YouTube HERE.


Cherry Cobbler Card Stock  10 1/2 x 8 3/8″  #119685

Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper (scrap) #135315

Silver Foil Sheet (scrap) #132178

Mossy Meadow Card Stock (scrap) #133676

Merry Moments Paper Stack 4 3/4 x 3 1/4″ & 1 x 3/4″  #139595

Other Supplies used in the video:

My New Video and New Weekly Deals!

Fall Treat Bag


Gusseted Cellophane Bags: #133770

Designer Series Paper of choice 10 X 3 1/2″ Scored at 2″, 3 3/4″, & 9″

Circle Punches 1 1/2″ & 1 3/4″

Leaflets framelits #138802 (Bundle & Save 15% #140235)

Vintage Leaves Stamp Set #138802

A Little Something Stamp Set #139830

 Clothes Pins #133764

Inks & Cardstock: Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow



These weekly deals are good September 8, through 14, 2015 or while supplies last. Click on the product below to order yours today!


 Be sure to check out the clearance rack! New items have been added.

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Bag in a Box Purse/Tote



These adorable little purses have been all over the internet this past month.  So, I jumped on the bandwagon. Since I love to make boxes and bags this was a perfect project for me.


This was my first one. I used Basic Gray in the new Stampin’ Up! Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack (available to order on June 2nd). I paired it with Basic Black card stock and and added Antique Brads.



I made 6 4″X4″ cards to go inside. I used the same paper stack as I did on the purse, on the card fronts, just switching up the patterns.







I love the new paper stack patterns.


bluepurse   pinkpurse

I made a couple more with paper some of the retiring paper stacks. Pool Party with Island Indigo on the left, and Pink Pirouette with Melon Mambo on the right.




Pink is my very favorite color but I have to say that the Basic Gray one is my favorite of these 3.

Thanks for stopping by! If you’d like to order any of these supplies, just click the item below. Feel free to contact me with any questions!



March Paper Pumpkin Alternate Project


My March Paper Pumpkin kit arrived!




These kits get better every month. And the stamp sets that come with them are super! This months Paper Pumpkin kit was intended to make cards but I decided to change it up a bit. Here’s what I came up with.




You can’t really tell from the picture but this is a treat bag/box. The card stock in the kit is so nice. Easily strong enough to make a box.




With this one I used my favorite Melon Mambo which really pops against the black.





To make these bags, I placed the pre-scored card onto my Simply Scored and scored 1/4″ on each side of the pre-scored line. Then I turned it and scored each side 1/2″. I cut up to the score marks on the small squares in the center, ignoring the pre-scored line. Added adhesive and brought the sides together. Very simple and quick! The stamped images are all from the stamps that were included in the kit (except for the small flower on the Melon Mambo one).

Thanks for stopping by! If you would like to try Paper Pumpkin for yourself, it’s easy to sign up. Just click on the best choice for you below.  If you order a 3 month subscription by March 31, 2015 you can also get a FREE item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog PLUS you get $5.00 off the cost!  Feel free to contact me with any questions!

Glitter Queens Blog Hop Day Two of Three






I have often wished I could make my own bag with Designer Series Paper that would be big enough to hold a stamp set.


I was surfing YouTube one day and came across a video that was perfect for making such a bag! This one above I made with the “Best Day Ever” free paper that is available right now from Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration with a $50.00 or more purchase.  And the buttons and ribbon called “Best Day Ever Accessory Pack” are also available for free with a $50.00 or more order.


This bag I made with retired Designer Series Paper. What a great way to use up some of the paper that has been sitting around! And what better way to decorate then with a Lolly or Rosette?!


This photo shows the size of the bag. It easily holds a stamp set plus room for lots more. It takes 2, 12×12″ sheets of paper. It measures  7″ tall x 6″ wide x 3″ deep. Very quick and easy to put together. Now I can have matching bag and card! Click here to watch the video.

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Other Blog Hop participants: Just click on their name to go directly to their blog.

Dawn Griffith

Jennifer Kay

Dee Slater

Sue Novick

Tracy Bradley

Kris Miller