Punch Art Nutcracker Gift Holder

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This nutcracker makes a great gift for classes, children, or co-workers.  It’s small, yet the personal touch makes it extra special.

 

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Candy Holder = First, score Midnight Muse CS (2″x9″) at 4 1/4″ and 4 3/4″.  Punch the top edges together with the 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle punch.

Hat = Basic Black CS square (1″x1″) and Basic Black CS half circle (1″ circle punch and cut in half).  Small star punch in Champagne Glimmer Paper.

Body = Cherry Cobbler (1 1/2″ x 1 3/4″) and Champagne Glimmer Paper (1/4″ x 2 1/4″) glued on diagonally.

Arms and hands = Cherry Cobbler CS punched with Word Window Punch (2 of these) and then cut off top curved end for top of arm/shoulder.  1/4″ Circle punch (Crumb Cake CS) for hands.

Head = 1 1/4″ Circle in Crumb Cake small sliver of 1″ Circle punch (Basic Black CS) and Black marker

Body = Candy (we used Nutcracker shaped Snickers Bars)

Order your supplies today at http://www.estherboyle.stampinup.net

 

Happy Stamping,

 

Esther, Anna, and Elizabeth

Core’dinations Paper

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Have you every used Stampin’ Up!’s Core’dinations paper??? You’ve got to try it!! It gives subtle nuance to 3D texture.

First, texturize your Core’dinations paper with an embossing folder.  Then, use the sanding block to sand down the top layer of paper and reveal a lighter nuanced color.

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The Core’dinations paper comes in six different color collections!! And they’re all 12″x12″ for maximum versatility.

  • In Color 2013-2015 collection  #129958 $11.95  (comes 4 sheets per 5 colors)
  • In Color 2012-2014 collection #129958  $11.95
  • Brights Collection #129953  $23.95 (comes 4 sheets of 10 colors)
  • Neutrals Collection #129956  $23.95
  • Subtles Collection  #129954  $23.95
  • Regals Collection #129955  $23.95

BTW – We used embossing folders: #127821 Woodgrain for the natural, masculine look

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Happy stamping,

Esther, Anna, and Elizabeth

Joyful Tidings Card

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Today, we have a really quick and easy Christmas card to show you. It’s actually one of the you can make at the stamp-a-stack this Saturday! It uses Stampin’ Up!’s Build-A-Banner Simply Created Kit.  This kit is sooo versatile!  You can use the templates on cards, gifts, scrapbook pages…you name it! It will add an extra dimension to your project!!

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Here’s a quick list of all the supplies used on this card.  Remember, you can order these at anytime on my website: http://www.estherboyle.stampinup.net

  • Build a Banner Simply Created Kit #133507  $19.95
  • Sponge Daubers #102892 $10.95 to transfer ink
  • Cherry Cobbler Ink Pad #126966 $5.95
  • Old Olive Ink Pad #126953 $5.95
  • Crumb Cake Ink Pad #126975 $5.95
  • Early Espresso Ink Pad #126974 $5.95
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock #120953 $6.95
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685 $6.95
  • Champagne Glimmer Paper #127885 $4.95
  • ½ Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding #120992 $6.95
  • Christmas Messages stamp set (w) #131790 $28.95 or in (c) #131793 $20.95
  • 2-3/8” Scallop Circle Punch #118874 $16.95
  • 2-1/2” Circle Punch #120906 $16.95
  • Circle Collection Framelits #130911 $26.95
  • Easy to keep Framelits in place with the Magnetic Platform NOW available to purchase #130658 $39.95

Happy Stamping!

Esther, Anna, and Elizabeth