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Stampers Showcase Blog Hop – Holiday Catalogue Favourites

Hi Friends, 

Stampers Showcase Blog Hop HeaderWelcome to this month’s Stampers Showcase Blog Hop. I’m hopping with other talented demonstrators from around the world and we are featuring our favourite Holiday Catalogue suite. There are several in this catalogue to choose from so it was a little bit tricky to narrow it down. I don’t know about you but for me It’s a matter of turning the page and saying, ‘I like this one’ and then the next page I look at I say ‘no this one’s my favourite’ and on it goes. So many beautiful things.

I’ve chosen the Toile Tidings Suite to showcase and created a few projects with this beautiful suite. The entire suite comprises of 2 stamp sets and 2 die sets, Designer Series Paper, accessories – even wrapping paper. The colour theme is Real Red, Garden Green and Very Vanilla. 

Toile Tidings Suite

The first card uses the Toile Christmas stamp set and I’ve coloured the images with Stampin’ Blends.

Cardinal coloured in with Stampin' Blends for a Christmas card

Although the cardinal image is large, it is very easy to colour in and Stampin’ Blends are such an easy colouring medium to work with. I love the gingham Designer Series Paper in this suite. The Toile Tidings DSP is 12″x12″ and there are 2 sheets each of 6 designs. One side is Real Red and the other side has the same design in Garden Green.

Gingham card with Cardinal image from Toile Christmas stamp set

For my next card I die cut a Stitched Rectangle and pencil marked the edge of the DSP and then trimmed the overhang. Then I stamped the leaves from the Tidings All Around stamp set. 

Handmade Poinsettia card

The poinsettias, die cut leaves and sentiment are from the Cup of Christmas bundle. This stamp and die set has some really cute accessory images, including candy cane, holly leaves, a bow and these poinsettias which coordinate with lots of projects and are perfect for Christmas. 

I have adhered a thin strip of DSP under the sentiment and I think it gives the look of ribbon. It’s great for using all those little bits of paper you may have (I think we all do) in your stash.

The gift bag is made from 2 sheets of 12″ Designer Series Paper and I got the instructions from Jackie Bolhuis. It’s very simple to make and a really cute bag to create a coordinate look to match the card. 

Handmade cards and gift bag with Toile Tidings suite from Stampin' Up!

You are currently visiting Rochelle Laird-Smith of Stamping Flair in Australia. Hope you have enjoyed my projects. Please leave a comment as I love hearing from you.  Click on the Next button to see Dana Sullivan’s beautiful project. Make sure you stop by all the participants to see their projects and get more ideas for your Christmas crafting.

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All products that I have used to create this card are listed below. You can purchase these from my Online Store by clicking on any of the images. Alternately, contact me to place your order. If you live in Australia and don’t have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would love the opportunity to help you along your crafting journey. 

All orders placed receive a handmade card and orders over $50 will receive a $10 gift voucher from me (1 per month).

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Ink, Stamp, Share Blog Hop – Christmas

Hi and welcome,

Our theme for the Ink, Stamp, Share Monthly Blog Hop is Christmas and it’s great to be able to participate in it with other talented demonstrators. 

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I’ve got a coordinated set of projects using the Perfectly Plaid bundle and I added some alternate colours for this project. 

I used the Gold Mini Pizza Boxes which are in the Wrapped in Plaid suite and embossed it with the Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder. In order to emboss all sections of the box, I had to insert it several times in the die cutting machine. Some sections were overlapped as the box was too wide and I added shims on top instead of the top plate. 

Coordinated handmade Christmas gift box and card in plaid

The card uses a panel of Wrapped in Plaid Designer Series Paper and then adhered a piece of embossed Gold Foil on top. The trees have been stamped in Melon Mambo and I stamped and punched a second set for the Mini Pizza Box at the same time. 

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid card

I like the pink against the Soft Sea Foam and Shaded Spruce, giving a different colour palette for this paper. Then I cut 2 strips of DSP for the box and wrapped one piece around the bottom, cutting off excess, adding the other piece on the lid of the box and doing the same. Then I wrapped the twine right around. 

Top Tip

Wish you had a third hand when tying bows? Use a glue dot to hold the first knot to the box. Then tie another knot to secure and tie your bow. The glue dot stops the twine from slipping around. This also works for ribbon. 

Mini Pizza Box decorated for Christmas with Hammered Metal Embossing Folder

Measurements and products used are listed below. You are currently visiting Rochelle Laird-Smith of Stamping Flair in Australia. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have been inspired by the projects I have shared with you today. Click on the Next button to see Margriet Siekman’s beautiful project. Stop by all the participants to see their Christmas creations and you’ll get lots of inspiration for your projects.

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Laura Mackie

Sandra Roberts

Liz Yuille

Michelle Bryant

Janey Backer

Tricia Butts

Deb Naylor

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Sue McDonald

Jo Blackman

Melissa Tennison

Anastasia Radloff

Sandrine Jse

Rochelle Laird-Smith – you are here

Margriet Siekman

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

All measurements and products that I have used to create this card are listed below. You can purchase these from my Online Store by clicking on any of the images. Alternately, contact me to place your order.

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All orders placed receive a handmade card and orders over $50 will receive a $10 gift voucher from me (1 per month).

Use host code for orders under $250. Orders that are over $250 are entitled to your own Stampin’ Rewards as well as my handmade card and gift voucher.

Please leave me feedback or contact me with any queries. If you currently don’t have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would love the opportunity to help you along your crafting journey.

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Card Measurements:

  • Whisper White Thick – 21cm x 14.8cm (scored in half) 
  • Whisper White – Scraps (trees)
  • Soft Sea Foam – 5.2cm x 2.8cm (sentiment)
  • Gold Foil – 9.8cm x 4cm
  • Designer Series Paper – 9cm x 14.8cm

Box Measurements:

  • Designer Series Paper – 3cm x 15cm and 3cm x 8.8cm
  • Whisper White – Scraps (trees)
  • Soft Sea Foam – Scraps (circle and sentiment)

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