Today I have a box made using the Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More cartridge, Winter Woodland cartridge, and a 12" x 24" mat. I actually came up with the idea of this while trying to sleep. Sometimes my mind just goes crazy with project ideas while I am supposed to be sleeping!
First, I cut the bag using a 12 x 24 mat using ProvoCraft 12 x 24 paper. I just want to say that if you have this cartridge, I think the 12 x 24 mat is a must. I like making the bags as big as possible. This bag stands about 8" tall, so it is a nice size.
I cut it at 11 1/2" using my tags, bags, boxes, and more cartridge(page 131). The 'buckle' was cut using Winter Woodland (page 34) using the shadow feature. Then using my DS I put the square(base + shift) smack dab in the middle of the cut. This made the scalloped square more like a buckle. I then stamped it with a stamp from the Vintage Christmas set by Waltzing Mouse. Then I added a few little plastic holly leaves I got from Hobby Lobby in the holiday section.
The tag was cut using the Winter Woodland cartridge using the cut on page 44 in your handbook at 4". Then I trimmed a square piece of paper to go in the center and adhered it to the tag. 'Santa' was cut using Don Juan at 3/4". 'Cookies' was cut using From My Kitchen at 1". The actual cookie was cut fromt he same cartridge at 2".
The ribbon handle was just made using the slot punk and ribbon from SU!. The paper used for the tag is from the Christmas Imaginisce line called 'Polar Expressions'.
I am giving one Pink Cricut machine away to one lucky customer. To be eligible to win all you have to do is purchase something in the month of December! I will draw the winner January 2nd!
Second, celebrate National Papercrafting Month with an incredible deal—our Whooo’s Your Valentine kit (CC1022) for only $10! Combine your love of papercrafting with the contents of this kit to create personalized valentines—perfect for classrooms and other group settings. This darling kit, which retails for $40, can be yours for only $10 when you spend $35 or more in Close To My Heart product from the Autumn/ Winter 2012 Idea Book. You’ll receive 12 die-cut boxes, 3 cardstock sheets, 1 sheet of silver glitter paper, 12 treat tubes, and an exclusive D-size stamp set created specifically for the kit. This kit offers you a sneak peek at two new Spring/Summer 2013 products: the treat tubes and the silver glitter paper! Decorate the die-cut boxes with the stamp images, cardstock, and glitter paper. Then attach the clear tube and fill with treats for valentines in a cinch! Quantities are limited!
The Kit includes:
- 3 — 12" x 12" Cardstock Sheets (Blush, Hollyhock, White Daisy)
- 1 — Sheet Silver Glitter Paper—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
- 12 — Treat Tubes with Lids—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
- 1—My Acrylix® Whooo’s Your Valentine Stamp Set (D-size)
Next, the December stamp of the month is a good one. It covers everything and it is a must have it you are new at stamping. It is called Year Around Cheer and that pretty much sums it up!
Get the Stamp of the Month set for just $5 (S1211A) when you place an order of $50 or more in products!
Lastly, don't forget that you can still buy the fabulous Artiste and Art Philosophy cartridges, so if you have not taken the plunge yet, come on in the water is great! Also, if you want one of these cartridges for Christmas send your husbands or family members my way. I will help them get what you want under the tree ordered. However, you can always order these things as a gift to yourself. That way you for sure get what you want for Christmas. You have been good this year, right?
Have a TERRIFIC Thursday!
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