Christmas in July
Christmas? One of my favorite holidays… but not in July.
Right now I’m thinking about beach, sun, pool…. and ice cold drinks. It’s HOT here in the Florida Panhandle.
BUT… It’s never to late to chat about Christmas projects. If we can get a head start then we won’t be scrambling as it get’s closer. I could only WISH that I would be ahead of the game, but let’s be serious- this is Kimberly. She’s never ahead and always scrambling.
Today the Artisans are sharing a ton of Christmas LOVE. I hope you are ready. Grab your drink of choice and let’s get started.
Peace This Christmas
I couldn’t think of anything better we need at Christmas- PEACE! The Peace This Christmas stamp set has beautiful artwork, greetings and a few border images that will be fun to use on projects.
The Christmas Suite on page 26 of the Idea Book & Catalog showcases all of the great products that coordinates with this stamp set. The Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper is one of my favorites.
This year the music paper has no words, which opens up the options for you to use besides a Christmas project.
The focal area of my card was created using the Designer Paper. Time permitted and I decided to fussy cut the intricate details. The greeting comes from the stamp set Oh, What Fun. A fun stamp set perfect for creating tags, cards or to use on gift packaging.
Gift Tags or Sweet 3 x 3 Cards
They are the same card, 3 different colors pulled from the Christmas Specialty paper– Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green and Early Espresso.
- Delicate White Doilies at the bottom of the scallop add to the delicate touch of this card.
- Metallic Enamel Shapes as well as the Regal Enamel Shapes add the perfect embellishment on this little project.
- A new favorite you will find is the 1/4″ Natural Trim with a speck of gold running through it. Fine details, yet so fun.
- Layering Squares Framelits fit the stamp greeting perfectly and the tiny scallops around the edge added to the detail.
Tiny Gift Packaging
The Clear Tiny Treat Boxes will be the perfect party favor or an awesome little treat. Either way you use it, the clear packaging makes it fun and colorful depending on the inside.
Wrapped up inside my little treat box holds the perfect little holiday Glamper ornament. If you heard a squeal, it was me. Cute + Glamper = Happiness.
The outside belly band was wrapped with the music pattern from This Christmas Specialty Paper. The tiny berry die cut was cut using the Flourish Thinlits.
See products used for today’s projects below in the clickable links.
You know I love layers and this little piece was fun to build. Ribbon, die cuts, doilies, and a greeting. Perfection all wrapped up into the tiniest little giftie. I love it.
Time to Hop!
Take a tour of the most incredible artists I know – Stampin’ Up! Artisans. We’ll start with my friend Krista Frattin and see the amazing work she has created. Click below to start the inspiration overload.
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