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A tasty treat bucket…

Another tag, and more Eat Cake Graphics stamps!

I made this from a little bucket I got at the Target dollar spot (I think 2 for a dollar?).  I filled it with candy cane Hershey kisses (they are yummy!) in a treat bag

 I decorated the bucket top and bottom with a thin strip of  Hippy Girl paper from the Kaisercraft pad (I really like the colors in the paper – some of it is glittery too!).  The bucket is tapered, so I had to keep the strips thin to get them to adhere well.  Then I added rhinestones to the snowflakes on the bucket.

The tag is made with the Letter to Santa cling set (isn’t Sophie just the cutest?).  I colored her with Copics and cut her out with a Spellbinders oval die.  Then I mounted the image on a Labels 10 die  cut to make the tag.  I couldn’t resist adding a little glitter too!

And since I had all the stuff out (on the DISASTER that is my stamping desk ), I decided to make a coordinating card too….

The cute snowman is also from the Letter to Santa set.  I also used the Winter Trees cling stamp in the background.  I cut the snowman out and popped him up on foam tape to give more dimension. 

Just a couple reminders – our “Tag you’re it” challenge is still open until the 6th so share your tag projects with us for a chance to win.  More info and the linky in this post.

Also, we’re having a pens and paper sale in the store.  Save 25% on Copic sketch markers and patterned paper pads – including the Hippy Girl I used here.

I’m off to finish decorating the house!

Oh – almost forgot.  Our Creative Corner    has the exact same challenge (same name and everything!).  Weird huh?  Well, since I made 2 tag projects, I think I’ll enter this one in their challenge *wink*…..

And…. I just discovered a new challenge site (new to me anyway) called Paper Variety.  I missed the last challenge (darn it!), but I think the current challenge is very clever.  You play Tic-Tac-Toe!  Cute – go check it out.  So… I’m claiming card, holiday theme, and die cut machine for my challenge.

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Fourth Friday Fun Challenge for November

(I know – I’m posting a little early.  But I don’t want to forget with all the partying going on here 🙂         )

Its another 4th Friday… you know what that means… So – if you are not out there shopping… come join the fun! 

This month our challenge is “Tag – you’re it”. 

Create a project the is a tag, contains a tag, or could be used as a tag… we want to see them all!

You prize?  This month its my all time favorite Kraftin Kimmie stamp – Clara and the bird.

The rules – pretty simple.   Please include only newly created projects (although feel free to combine this challenge with others out there in blogland).  For this month – feel free to enter as many projects as you’d like.  Please link back to this challenge if at all possible.   You have until midnight (EST) on Monday, Dec. 6 to enter.

To enter, just use the little froggy face at the bottom of this post to link up your creation. 

For my tag project, I created a tin full of tags.

Its no secret that I adore Eat Cake Graphics images.  I got to use a whole bunch of them to create my tags.  So fun!

The tags are small folded cards and I sized them to fit in the square tin.  The kraft base is 2 3/8″ by 4 3/4″ – scored in the middle.  Then I layered a scalloped square Spellbinders die on top.  The images were stamped and cut out using a smooth square die and then colored with Copics.  I also added a little Burlap Distress ink around the edges of the white squares.  With the images layered with foam tape (as I did here), the tin holds 9 tags.

Some of the images I wanted to use were larger than the square.  So I just cut and embossed my paper, and then stamped the part of the image I wanted before removing the die.  I find I get the best impression when I do this with a pad beneath the paper.  I use a sheet of craft foam.  (Make sure you clean your die after stamping so you don’t get ink smudges on your next project).

For the tin itself, I covered the outside with a strip of kraft cardstock and then wrapped ribbon around it.  I added the sentiment from the Mr. and Mrs. Clause cling set, also cut with Spellbinders dies.  Last, I wrapped twill ribbon around the lid of the tin. 

Here are the stamp sets I used.  All of the images here come from Eat Cake Graphics (painfully cute huh?):



So that is my little project – I had a lot of fun creating it.  Hope everyone here in the US is having a fabulous Thanksgiving!

If you need to do some shopping – check out our Super Simple Sale – everything in the store is 23 % off through the 30th.

Oh… one last thing. The winner of the blog hop drawing is Vanessa B. Vanessa, I sent you an e-mail.

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Winter Wonderland Blog Hop

Its time for another monthly blog hop – and this time we are taking you on a winter wonderland tour.  Don’t worry – its a short tour so you won’t get frostbite!

While you visit, take note of each designer’s name and their special holiday treat in their blog post. Once you finish your garden tour, send an E-mail to with the list of designers and their holiday treat.

Everyone who sends the correct list of designers and decorations will be entered in a random drawing to win a prize. You need to send an e-mail to the address above; please don’t leave your list as a comment. You have until midnight (EST) on Wednesday, November 24 to send your list.

For the prize? Any 4 digital stamp sets of your choice, including the new Christmas Foliage set.

Here is the garden tour guide list.   Feel free to bring some hot chocolate!

For my frosty project I decided to use the adorable Penny Black stamp” Sweet Snowman” to make a little treat box.  I also want to introduce you to the Purple Onion Treat Label stamps.  I’m so excited to use these for the holidays!!


I started with a 3″x3″ clear box. 

I stamped the snowman, colored him with copics and then cut out around him.  Here are the colors I used:

I made the cute label for the front using the  Sweet Treats label set stamped in pink ink.   Over the label I stamped “toffee” from the Home Made Treats set  (it has TONS of different labels for all the treats you can imagine).  Then I cut out the label with a circular die.

Using the patterned paper and cardstock from the Frosted Winter Paper kit, I cut the following pieces:

  1. A strip of striped paper 1″ x12″ as a band around the box.
  2. A square of striped paper 2 7/8″ by 2 7/8″ for the top of the box.
  3. A strip of blue cardstock 1″ wide and 8 1/2″ long.  I scored the strip 1 1/4″ from each end folded it in the center.  This will be the tab the supports the snowman.
  4. A scalloped circle for behing my circular label.
  5. A blue mat to fit behind my cut out snowman.

 Here are all my pieces:

To assemble the box, make a 1″ slit in the middle of the square and feed the folded blue cardstock strip through the slit.  Adhere the bends in the strip the the bottom of the patterned paper square.

Adhere the square to the top of the box.  Adhere the patterned paper strip around the box.  The strip will not quite make it all the way around the box – so position the gap so the Sweet Treat label covers the gap.

The last step is to adhere the image to the tab.  Place the image in front of the tab and the blue mat behind the tab and adhere them in place.  Then just fill the box with the toffee.  Pretty quick and easy!

So there is my winter project.  I’m Cathy and my treat is Apple Crisp.   Hop on over to Amber next to see what treats she has for you….  

And don’t forget to hop over to the store – Its our Super Simple Sale.  Everything in the store is 23% off!

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Its all about the mittens….

I admit – I’m a mitten fan.  I even have a pair of red ones!  I know – gloves are so much more practical, but I love my mittens anyway (much better for making snowballs!).

When I saw the current challenge over at the Impression Obsession blog – make something inspired by the song “My Favorite Things” from the Sound of Music (cue Julie Andrews!), I knew right away which stamp to use!

I love this mitten stamp. I made my mittens red with Copics and colored the snowflake stitching with a white Inkessentials pen. I tried to add a little “knitty” texture with my colorless blender – but it does not show up too well in the picture.  I stamped the image twice and popped my lower mitten up on foam tape to give it more dimension.

The kraft background is stamped with the Snow Flurry background stampin Versamark Cloud White and the sentiment is from the Sentiment Collection I clear set.

Mittens – one of my favorite things….. Although, I do like those brown paper packages too….

Speaking of favorite things, make sure you leave a comment on this post telling me your family’s favorite homemade treats for a chance to win the new Christmas Foliage digi stamp set.

Also – make sure you come back on Saturday for the Winter Wonderland Blog hop!

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Check out what Linda made….

Oh my wordly… I do love this card.  Sigh….

Check out all the details on Linda’s blog.

BTW… All Christmas stamps  (including the cute one Linda used) are on sale!  And …. a bunch of new Flourishes stamps just came into the store – (Christmas too…)

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