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Kre8tors Blog Hop – 2022-2023 Annual Catalog

Welcome Kre8tors! So excited to have you here for the Kre8tors Blog Hop! Be sure to use that Next button below to hop along to the next amazing blog post for some more New Catalog inspiration!

Hues of Happiness by MKre8tions-1

I am SO excited to share my project from the brand new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog with you! I used the new Hues of Happiness Suite which includes the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set and coordinating Blossoming Happiness Dies as well as the Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper AND the Glossy Dots Assortment.

Hues of Happiness by MKre8tions-4

Creating from a suite makes an entire project effortless! You know that all of the products will coordinated beautifully and you can make SO many different designs!

Hues of Happiness by MKre8tions-3

For my project today, I decided to make a cute little floral box for a very dear friend of mine. This box is 2″ x 2″ x 4-1/2″ and is made from a piece of Starry Sky cardstock.

Hues of Happiness by MKre8tions-2

I used the Gilded Leafing as a beautiful gold accent on the top and stamped the sentiment with Starry Sky on Basic White Cardstock. I stamped the flowers and greenery with Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party and used the same colors to water color the images. I also sprinkled in some of the Sweet Sorbet and Tahitian Tide for dimension on the images.

Hues of Happiness by MKre8tions-2

I tied the box together using the Pool Party Sheer Ribbon, which is a returning favorite. 

I don’t have a coordinating YouTube video today, but I’m hoping to film one for this adorable little box soon! Make sure you are subscribed to my YouTube channel so you know when it is posted.

Hop along to Sandra’s amazing creation! Click below!

Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison (US)
Sandra Roberts @ Sandra’s Craft Studio (UK)
Kirsteen Gill (US)
Tricia Butts (US)
Jacquio Lawrence (UK)
Sue Allen Simply Craft (AU)
Kristie Wilson (US)
Susan Simpson – Craftyduckydoodah! (UK)
Jan Musselman – iHeartCards2 (US)
Annette Elias – De Kijkkast (NL)
Deb Naylor The Flying Stamper (US)
Dana Sullivan (The Stampin’ Chic) (US)

Measurements:

Box Cardstock: 8-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
DSP: 1-7/8″ x 4-3/8″ (x4)
Basic White: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″

Directions:

Score at 2″ on every side. Score at 4″, 6″, and 8″ on one side.
Fold all score lines. Cut up all short sides to create flaps.
Glue 1/2″ strip and fasten box together.
Glue one end shut.
Use ribbon to keep the opposite end closed after filled.

Materials:


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Love is in the Air – January 2022 Kre8tors Blog Hop

Welcome Kre8tors! It’s been a hot minute since you’ve seen a Blog Hop from us! I’m so excited to welcome you back if you’ve missed us, and welcome you here if you’re new! Be sure to use that Next button below to hop along to the next amazing blog post for some more crafty inspiration!

Today’s project features the Sweet Talk Suite! I wanted to CASE the adorable little treat box from the January – June 2022 Mini Catalog on page 8, so I made sure to grab the entire Suite so I had everything I would need!

I was able to add the cardstock and DSP to the box using very little measuring or math! So this is a SUPER easy project to whip together!

I love how shopping in suites makes it so easy to create a bunch of different projects! I had everything I needed, along with the basic supplies I already had, to make this cute box, plus a TON more projects!

I can’t wait to fill up this adorable treat box with some homemade marshmallow hearts, or even a thin brownie.

Or I could go a completely different route and put some cute conversation hearts with actual conversations on them!

The possibilities to fill this little box are nearly endless!

Be sure you take a peek at my YouTube video below to find out how this adorable little box came together, and to see some behind the scenes on filming a quick video for TikTok.

Don’t forget, this is a BLOG hop! Be sure you visit each site below to find some more awesome inspiration for your Stampin’ Up! crafting adventures!


Hop along to Angie’s amazing project by clicking the ‘Next’ image below!

Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison (US)
Angie McKenzie (US)
Sandra’s Stamp & Craft Studio (UK)
Libby Fens (US)
Jo Blackman (UK)
Sue McDonald “Frankiesuestampin” (UK)
Tricia Butts (US)
Jacqui Lawrence (UK)
Jan Musselman – iHeartCards2 (US)
Tracie St-Louis – For The Love of Stamping (CA)
Susan Simpson – Craftyduckydoodah! (UK)


Supplies Used in this Project

In addition to basic supplies of adhesives, white cardstock, scissors, trimmers, and a die cut machine, you will need the following items to complete today’s project:

Sweet Talk Suite Collection (English)

$86.25
Subtles 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

$9.00
Linen Thread

$5.00

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Jumping Boxes Tutorial

Hello Kre8tors, welcome to my blog! Today I’m sharing a SUPER FUN interactive project with you. Jumping Boxes! These are SO neat! I was a little intimidated at first, I didn’t know how they worked or how difficult they would be, but the truth is if you can use scissors and have a rubber band,
you CAN make these! Scroll down for a video tutorial, FREE PDF tutorial, and template!

My husband made a pair of beaded stitch markers for my mom for Mother’s Day and asked me to make a little package to put them in. Well, I didn’t want a plain ol’ boring box. I wanted something FUN! And FUN is exactly what I made! These jumping boxes are so neat, they just jump right out at you when you open the matchbox style box.

The boxes fold completely flat and once they are released, the spring open with the rubber band mechanism. Pretty neat, huh?! Not to mention, the Peaceful Poppies suite makes this box look good!

I used the Peaceful Poppies DSP, Elements and Sequins to decorate the outside of the box. The sentiment is from the stamp set A Wish For Everything. I really love how easy and quick the decorations came together. These products are perfect for fast creations! They are all retiring, so hopefully it’s not too late to grab yours if they are still in stock by the time this blog post goes up!

Along with my husband’s gift box to house his present, I wanted my gift to my mom to match, so I used some of our DSP and wrapped up my gift. I used the beautiful Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon to finish it off. Along with this matching card, which you can see here, and her gifts were done!

Check out my video tutorial below, download the FREE PDF Tutorial, and the coordinating Template and make your own jumping boxes! I would love to see your creation, so be sure to tag me on social media @mkre8tions

Head to my YouTube channel and

Measurements:

See my FREE PDF Tutorial by clicking the image below!

See my FREE PDF Template by clicking the image below!

Materials:

Paper Snips

$10.00

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Kre8tors Blog Hop Love & Romance

Welcome Kre8tors! So excited to have you here for the Kre8tors Blog Hop! Be sure to use that Next button below to hop along to the next amazing blog post for some more floral inspiration!

For today’s hop we are celebrating love and romance in preparation for Valentine’s Day! I decided to make a candy box using the From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper. I took a Snickers bar and made this custom box for my sweetheart for his Valentine’s Day treat.

I used the Label Me Bold stamp set to stamp the For You From Me sentiments and the little hearts on the Whisper White tag adhered to the top of the box. This is a great stamp set, and I love how the sentiments look like labels from a label maker.

The Real Red Double-Stitched Satin Ribbon wraps around the box, and the bow is tied separately and adhered using a glue dot. I think this really finishes the box well. This box is not meant to be opened from the edges, it has a small gap between the top flap and the top edge that can be used to sneak the candy bar out.

I also added a faux chocolate bar with a bite mark using some Early Espresso card stock. You can see all the details on how this box came together in my YouTube tutorial below. I also have written out the measurements for my box, although you can easily custom make your own box by measuring the candy bar you would like to use.

Check out my YouTube video tutorial on directions for putting this box together. It was so much fun to create. Be sure to subscribe to my channel. It’s not too late to get in my 5,000 Subscriber Giveaway. Learn more on my Specials page.

Thank you so much for stopping by! Keep the love going by hopping along to the next project!
Hop along to Angie’s amazing creation! Click below!

Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison (USA)
Angie McKenzie
Su Mohr
Tricia Butts
Dana Sullivan (USA)
Libby Fens
Sue Allen (Australia)
Sue McDonald
Deb Naylor Flying Stamper (USA)
Sandra Roberts (UK)
Jacqui Lawrence (UK)
Anastasia Radloff
Jan Musselman (USA)
Susan Simpson
Laura Mackie (UK)
Ximena Morales @ Stampin’Xime
Jo Blackman
Alexandra Rauf
Annette Elias-De Kijkkast-NL
Janey Backer (USA)

Measurements:

Whisper White Box Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
Score with long edge at top at: 1-1/2″, 3″, 4-1/2″, 6″, 7-1/4″
Score with short edge at top at: 3/4″ from each edge
DSP: 3 @ 1-1/4″ x 3-3/4″
1 @ 1″ x 3-3/4″
1 @ 2-1/2″ x 3-3/4″
Early Espresso: 1-1/2″ x 4″
4 @ 1/2″ x 3-4/”
Scrap of Whisper White for tag and sentiments

Materials:

Paper Snips

$10.00

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Stamper’s Showcase 2019 Holiday Catalog Favorites

Hello Kre8tors and welcome to another Blog Hop! We are hopping with the Stampers Showcase Blog Hop today! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post and click that Next button when you’re done here to hop along to the next amazing project!

The project I decided to create is an adorable paper box from the gorgeous Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper. These boxes are super fun and quick to put together! In my YouTube tutorial, I show you how to calculate your measurements so that you can make a variety of sizes!

I like to have options when creating my boxes and think they look so cute on the plates at a beautifully set table for the holidays. You can put in a couple of chocolates, maybe some lottery tickets, or just cute notes to your family and friends. What would you put inside?

The length and width of all the boxes I made here are 3″ x 3″ and vary in height, with the tallest measuring 2-1/2″. You can make them so you can’t see the bottom part of the box, or make a shorter lid and a taller base so you can see the contrast. There are just so many options!

I really hope you enjoyed this project, and would love to see your boxes after you give them a try! Tag me on Instagram (@MKre8tions) so that I can share your beautiful projects!

Don’t forget to hop along to Marita’s blog to see what exciting project she has created for you! Click the Next button below!

Measurements:

For a 3″ x 3″ x 1-1/2″ box, you will need the following:
DSP for Lid: 6″ x 6″
Cardstock for Base: 5-15/16″ x 5-15/16″

For a 3″ x 3″ x 2-1/2″ box, you will need the following:
DSP for Lid: 6″ x 6″
Cardstock for Base: 7-15/16″ x 7-15/16″

Vellum: 2″ x 8-1/2″, trimmed to fit.
Very Vanilla Scrap for Label
Garden Green Scrap for Leaves
(To calculate additional sizes, view my YouTube tutorial, linked above!)

Materials:

Decorative Label Punch

Decorative Label Punch
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$18.00

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code XCFYGTPK when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

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