Kinder Chocolates with Reindeer Shaker Tree Ornament

Thank you for joining me today for another Old Meets New project.  This is such a cute little box and the Seasonal Chums Reindeer is adorable, I’m chuffed to bits that this carrying over.

I made this Ribbon Slider box to hold a box of Kinder Chocolates, I think this could be given to any adult or child.  I have made the tag removable so it could be hung on the Christmas Tree, to be honest I couldn’t bare the thought of it being thrown in the bin.

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3 Ways to Gift Wrap Tic Tacs – Old Meets New

Are you ready for the festive season or are you like me still doing Christmas shopping and wrapping presents?

I have been looking after Kayleigh for the last 2 weeks, her surgery went well and she is now at home and getting better every day.

Yesterday it snowed here and everything looked so pretty, it has helped to get me in the mood for Christmas.

Today I have 3 different ways of wrapping the large boxes of Tic Tacs, my hubby adores them and they make great stocking fillers.

When I was choosing which cardstock, DSP and stamps to use I picked ones that would be ideal for male or female recipients.

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Elegant Emerald Box for Mint Lindor Chocolates

My daughter Kayleigh is amazing, she is kind, caring and beautiful inside and out.  As soon as I see her she cheers me up and she always makes me laugh.

Whenever Kayleigh goes shopping she always comes home with something for me, sometimes it’s something she’s seen that I can make a pretty box for or it’s a new chocolate she has found for us to try.

 

When Kayleigh came home with a box of Limited Edition Mint Lindor I just had to make a pretty box for them.

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OnStage Solihull Swaps – Ribbon Scissor Charms

Last weekend Hubby and I went to Solihull for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Local event which is held twice a year.  Demonstrators who attend get a copy of the upcoming catalogue and play with some of the new products.

For the event I made 50+ swaps and I got to swap and chat with lots of demonstrators. I came home with a bag full of swaps that I can use for inspiration.

 

For my swaps I made Ribbon Scissor charms with the Shrinkles Shrink Art sheets, these are great fun to play with.  They reminded me of when I was at school and I used to put crisp packets in the oven to shrink them and make key rings and badges with them.  Did you do that too?

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S.S.S.C. Blog Hop – Winter Wonderland

Thank you for joining us today for the Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge Blog Hop.  The lovely Keila Calver set this months challenge which was to make a card or 3D project with Acetate.

Please click on the ‘Next’ button at the bottom of this post to continue the hop.

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Tool Box Tutorial

When I posted the Tool Box Gift Card Holder I made for a recent Blog Hop I was overwhelmed by all the lovely comments I received.

I had several requests to do a tutorial for the Tool Box and I’ve finally managed to finish this in-depth tutorial that I hope will help everyone to make the Tool Box, no matter how much crafting experience you have.  If you have any questions please let me know and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

 

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Craftroom Organisation – Embellishment Holder

Today I have a holder I made for my Embellishments and Metallic Thread. They were all stored in different drawers and I was fed up having to keep going backwards and forwards every time I needed to embellish something.

After watching a Dawn Griffith video where she cut the Acetate Card Boxes in half and put sweets inside I had to find out if the Stampin’ Up! Dimensionals, Rhinestones/Pearls, Doilies etc. would fit and they did.

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SSSC – Masculine Gift Card Holder

Thank you for joining us for the Simply Sketched Saturday Challenge Blog Hop. I volunteered to set the challenge for today’s hop, I chose the theme Masculine gift card holder.

The ladies taking part in todays blog hop are all really talented and I know you will find lots of inspirational projects.  Please continue the hop by clicking on the ‘Next’ button at the bottom of this post.

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Decorative Wine Bottle using Stampin’ Up! products

Thank you for joining me today for another It’s A Wrap Wednesday project. Christmas is less than 3 months away so today’s project shows how to make a simple bottle of wine look classy and expensive (whoever receives this will think you spent a lot of money on the gift wrapping).

After making the ‘Elf Jacket’ and the Black & White Snowflake Bottle boxes I decided to make one with non-Christmas DSP.

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Embossing Paste Organiser Tutorial

When I showed my Embossing Paste Organiser last Sunday several people asked for a tutorial.  If you missed last weeks post click here.

I didn’t think about a tutorial when I made this so I only scribbled down some of the measurements. It’s taken me a while to work out all of the measurements and I remade the tray, post-it-notes holder and mask holder because it’s better to see a photo than explain how to make it.

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Pootler’s Blog Hop – Autumn/Winter Catalogue 2017

I’ve been really looking forward to today because it’s time for the Pootlers Autumn/Winter Blog Hop.  My fellow Pootlers always create wonderful projects and when I hop around everyone’s blog I’m always bursting with ideas and inspiration and I know you will be too.  To continue hopping please click on the ‘Next’  button at the bottom of this post.

All the projects in todays hop were made with products available in the 2017 Autumn/Winter catalogue and the 2017/18 Annual catalogue.

 

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Craftroom Organisation – Embossing Paste Organiser

Thank you for joining me today for the 4th part of my Craftroom Organisation series.  You may have noticed by now that I’m really enjoying making my own storage solutions.

After making the holder for my 6″ DSP and Memories & More cards I needed something that would store everything I need when using my embossing paste.

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Craftroom Organisation – 6″ DSP and Memories + More Cards Holder

Thank you for joining me today for the 2nd part of my Craftroom Organisation series.

Stampin’ Up! have DSP stacks that coordinate with their new Memories and More cards and the best way for me to remember to use them is to store them together and have them where I can see them.

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Craftroom Organisation – Heat Tool/Glue Gun Stand

When I show my craftroom to fellow crafters they always tell me they love the way everything is organised.  I have spent a lot of time getting it to the point that it works for me and it’s still a work in progress.

I showed one of my team members some new storage I had made and whilst we were chatting the idea of doing a craftroom organisation series came about.  I hope you will find some of my storage solutions helpful.

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