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December Christmas Inspiration for Kre8tors Blog Hop

It’s time to get Komfy, it’s time to get Kozy, it’s time to get Kre8tiv! Welcome back Kre8tors! Today we have a super fun blog hop for you to follow because we are showcasing Christmas Cards! To me, nothing beats a cold, wintery day bundled up inside with some hot coffee, a huge sweater, and craft time! So come hop along with some amazingly talented Stampin’ Up!®️Independent Demonstrators from around the world and get inspired during our Kre8tors Blog Hop!

I am so in love with these cards, it’s ridiculous! They just seem super cozy to me, and I’m not sure if it’s because it reminds me of a house and Christmas time, or just what it is… Of course I was scouring Pinterest for some inspiration and came across a post from The Paper Collage with a cute little French Door Gatefold Card. I definitely had to CASE it and tweak some aspects to be able to use the materials that I had on hand.

For the red card I used Cherry Cobbler Cardstock and Whisper White Craft Ink for the distressed areas. I used Very Vanilla on the inside and stamped the sentiment with Cherry Cobber ink. The greenery on the doors is done with Shaded Spruce Cardstock, and the bow is made out of some Whisper White Baker’s Twine. I added two little silver brads for the door knobs, and YAY! French Doors!

The second card is a little more elegant, with a Whisper White base and metallic accents. You can see how it all came together in my video tutorial below!

Measurements:

Whisper White Cardbase: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, score @ 2-1/8″ from each end.
Whisper White Panels (2 of each size):
1-3/4″ x 3-1/4″
1-1/2″ x 3″
1-1/2″ x 1-3/4″
1-1/4″ x 1-1/2″
Whisper White Mat: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Shaded Spruce Mat: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Champagne Foil: Scrap approximately 2″ x 5″


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If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code 79RMFWKD 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.

Thank you so much for hopping around with us today! Be sure to click the Next button below to visit Linda’s beautiful Christmas inspired project! There’s also a roll call list below in case you get lost along the way. Happy Hopping and Merry Christmas!

December 2018 Roll Call List

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Linda Handford
Tricia Butts
Pia Gerhardt
Jacqui Lawrence
Sandra Roberts
Tracy Marie Lewis
Su Mohr
Cheryl Hamilton
Deb Naylor
Ximena Morales
Eva Potts
Kathy Maurer
Dorothee Buhn
Ilonka Schneider
Rebecca-Jo Unwin
Jan Musselman
Janey Backer
Sharon Dalton
Sue McDonald
Jacqueline Schilder
Cheryl Taylor
Annette Elias
Laura Kate Mackie
Alexandra Rauf
Jackie Lawless

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Party Pandas Sale-A-Bration Card

It’s time for a party with pandas! This Party Pandas stamp set is a Sale-A-Bration item which means you can get it for FREE with a $50 purchase on my website! There are several adorable little panda stamps and some simple sentiments in this set. Use it on a basic card, or step it up a little with some additional embellishments. Either way, these pandas are TOO cute to pass up!

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I really love how the yellow Glitter Enamel Dots compliment the Bermuda Bay cardstock. The Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper also adds a touch of shimmer to really make this card stand out. I just love the elements on this card, especially the Solid Basic Black Baker’s Twine behind the scalloped circle.

Party Pandas SAB Card - 1

Measurements:

Cardbase: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, score @ 4-1/4″
Whisper White Circle: 2-1/8″ diameter
Basic Black Scalloped Circle: 2-1/2″ diameter
Glimmer Paper: 1-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
Inside Mat: 4″ x 5-1/4″

Materials:

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MK Live 12/7 Stocking Stuffers

Do you have trouble coming up with cute ways to package little gifts for Stocking Stuffers? This quick and easy box can hold little chocolates, or small gift cards. It’s 3″ wide, 2″ tall, and 1/2″ thick.

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I put some Mini Ghirardelli chocolates in my packages along with a business card and plan to have them handed out to my husband’s co-workers, and pop a few in my purse so I have something a little more exciting than just a business card to pass around to help promote my small business.

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Holiday Card Buffet Scraps Card

After my Holiday Card Buffet, I had so many little odds and ends left that I wanted to figure a way to use some of them. So, my Scraps Card was born!

I picked out some pieces, added a stamp from Christmas Pines, and BOOM!
There it is! 🙂

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Materials
Christmas Pines Stamp Set 142049 (Bundle 143496)
Crumb Cake Cardstock 120953
Real Red Cardstock 102482
Whisper White Cardstock 100730
Crumb Cake Ink 126975
Real Red Ink 126949
Candy Cane Lane Baker’s Twine 141983
Linen Thread 104199

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Halloween Goodie Bag – Assembly Line

There are only 10 days left until Halloween! But, that should still be plenty of time to order some supplies to make your Halloween Goodies stand above the rest!

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This fun Halloween Goodie Bag uses the Halloween Night Specialty Designer Series Paper to create fun pockets you can use to gift candy, tea bags, gift certificates, and more!

The silver and pumpkin pie glimmer papers really add some sparkle to this spooky project!

You can get all your materials 24/7 at my shop, HERE. Or click on the links below to see them specifically.

Materials used:
-Spooky Fun Bundle
-Halloween Night Specialty DSP
-Scalloped Tag Topper Punch
-Paper Snips
-Silver Glimmer Paper
-Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper
-Project Life Corner Punch
-Halloween Night Baker’s Twine

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CREDITS
This project was inspired by Mary Hanson of Up North Stampin’s Halloween Treat Bags. You can see more on this project HERE.

Melissa