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A quick gift wrap idea using gift tins. Three of them are wrapped in Stampin' Up paper.

Easy Gift Wrap Ideas by Stampin’ Up

Today we are going to discuss some easy gift wrap ideas by Stampin’ Up and a big sale! This year things are a little different right? You may be mailing your gifts instead of giving them in person. Or you might need to resort to purchasing gift cards for family and friends because you are limiting the amount of time that you are spending in stores. Or perhaps, you are just running short on time and wrapping paper! Whatever your situation might be, Stampin’ Up can help.

Gift wrap doesn’t need to be boring! We can take the paper, ink, stamps, and dies that we already own to create stunning gift wrap. Also, our family and friends will think that we spent hours coming up with these ideas! 🙂

Today’s Video

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A photo of a silver gift tin that has been decorated using Stampin' Up supplies.  This tin features the Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper.

Adhesive Options

I wanted to clarify that the glue dots I used in today’s video will only provide a temporary hold. They will work just fine for a gift that just lives under your Christmas tree. However, if you are going to be giving this outside of your home, you will need to use something stronger. Seal+ or Tear & Tape would be my recommendation. I would steer away from liquid glue as it will look messy from the underside of the lid on the round tin. Also, it would most likely stain or mar the finish of the gift tins if you use directly on that surface.

A gorgeous round gift tin.  It is decorated with Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up.  It has a lovely white bow and a few sparkly gems.

Giant Year-End Closeout

Don’t forget our Giant Year-End Closeout sale that starts today! Place your orders early as items are as supplies last! Shipping is not guaranteed before Christmas. But, I feel that if you order today and choose 1 or 2 day shipping, things would probably work out. Take a minute and look over the lists below to see if something you’ve been wanting will be leaving our line.

Retiring/Carryover Lists

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Other Videos To Inspire You

Here are some links to another post with some gift wrap ideas that you might enjoy. Both posts use some Stampin’ Up packing options that you might not have considered adding to your stash. Here is one http://www.thepolkadotlife.com/heartwarming-hugs-coffee-carriers-and-cups/ and here is another http://www.thepolkadotlife.com/introducing-the-stampin-up-2020-2022-in-colors/.

Project Measurements

  • Rectangle Gift Tin- 3″ x 8″ of DSP
  • Round Gift Tin – I used the Layering Circle Dies and chose the largest sizes

Supplies Used

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I hope that you were inspired and encouraged today to play with your craft supplies! Think outside the box…or around it! As always remember to be kind, send a card, and do something creative.

Sally

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A fun fold greeting card made using Stampin' Up products.

A Corner Fun Fold Card

I saw this cute corner fun fold card the other day and decided it would be a fun card to share with you! It is very simple and you could make a bunch of these cards in one session. The card in today’s video features products from the Trimming The Town Suite. However, any stamps and paper can be used easily.

Today’s Video

More Corner Fun Fold Cards

I failed to mention this in the video but I would recommend stamping and coloring your images on additional cardstock first. Secondly, cutting them out. And then adhering them to your fun fold. You could most likely get by with regular stamping. However, you cannot use your Stampin’ Blend markers directly on the fun fold portion. They would bleed through for sure!

An elegant Christmas card.  It is Mossy Meadow and Copper Foil.  This fun fold is made using Stampin' Up products.

I like that this corner fun fold is made on a simple card front. This makes it much lighter for sending through the mail. And if you dislike writing in greeting cards, this is a perfect card for you!

This last card might just be my favorite one. It is on Magenta Madness cardstock. The Designer Series Paper is the Artistry Blooms DSP. And I used the Butterfly Gala stamp set and punch. These colors just make my heart smile!

Card Supplies

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Card Measurements

  • Poppy Parade Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Whisper White Cardstock: 3″ x 9″, scored at 3” and 6”, additional for stamped images
  • Misty Moonlight Cardstock: 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Pool Party Cardstock: Scrap

Thank you so much for spending some of your time visiting my blog. As always remember to be kind, send a card, and do something creative.

Sally

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A Christmas Card in Very Vanilla and Pretty Peacock. It was made using Stampin' Up products.

Christmas Gleaming By Stampin’ Up

The featured cards today are made using the stamp set Christmas Gleaming By Stampin’ Up. This stamp set is a returning favorite in the annual catalog! I actually used these products for the majority of my personal Christmas cards last year. This Specialty Designer Series Paper features gold foiling. It is stunning!

Today’s Video:

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I really do love the copper foil in the paper. However, the reverse sides of the DSP features designs in Night of Navy, Mossy Meadow, and Pretty Peacock that would be a little less formal. Of course, you can use the stamps to design a card in whatever color that you like. I am a little sad, however, that this will be the last Christmas to use Pretty Peacock before it retires.

This greeting card is made of Whisper White and Seaside Spray cardstock.  It has an image of a Christmas ornament on it.  The card was made using Stampin' Up products.

After I finished filming, I decided to go ahead and add some Star Designer Elements to my card. They added such a nice touch. You can see them in the photo above. Sometimes it is just the smallest details that take a card from finished to wow!

Supplies Used:

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Card Measurements:

  • Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4 inches
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (Inside) plus a scrap for the sentiment
  • Copper Foil Paper: 1 1/4″ x 4″
  • DSP: 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Ribbon: 4 1/4″

A handmade card does not always need to be difficult to be impressive. Sometimes, our wonderful DSP is just too pretty to cover up! As always remember to be kind, send a card, and do something creative.

Thanks for joining me,

Sally

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