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Treat Box from Mrs. Santa

I loved making these darling treat boxes for my team this year. I used the Stampin Up Acetate Card boxes and simply cut them in half (while they were flat) at 3" with my paper trimmer. These remind me of the old cassette tape boxes, way back in the day.

I used the Signs of Santa stamp set and dies. The dies are sold out but the stamp set is still available until the end of the month (at least for now)

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I measured the box to get the size to cut the poppy parade cardstock. The box is 41/2" x 41/2" then I scored at 3" and 3 1/2" so that it slide into the box and had a little flap. 

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I also used some garden green cardstock embossed with the Maps Etc. emboss folder. The circles were cut with the Layering Circle Framelits dies.

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Aren't they just so cute? I used velcro to hold the flap closed. Do you want to see what I put inside?

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Found these Christmas Kit Kats that fit perfectly inside. I also stuffed some metallic pearls and peppermint candy inside for my team members.

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I made lots to hand out as small gifts to friends and family as well. These are great for gift cards and lottery tickets too!

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I will definitely be making these again for other holidays and occasions. They are so much fun to make and look so darn cute!

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Hope you'll give this cute idea a try.

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Tiny Favors- Acetate Treat Boxes

I made several of these cute little favor/treat boxes for both, the On Stage Stampin Up Convention, and my Team Christmas Party attendees.

I used the adorable, Nothing Sweeter stamp set and framelit dies for all of the treat boxes.

These are the cute little boxes that I made for my team Christmas Party favors.

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The call me clover cardstock insert is cut at 2"x4" and the 2018-2019 In Color Designer paper (lovely lipstick) is cut at 1 3/4" x 3 3/4". I simply slid it into the front of the box and closed the lid. The tree outline was stamped in call me clover ink and the tree was stamped in the same color, but stamped off on scratch paper first.

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I filled the boxes with big peppermint M&M's and tied a shaded spruce colored ribbon around the cardstock- which can be used later as a bookmark as well!

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These are so quick and easy to make. The acetate boxes are 2"x2" and come in packs of 16. Perfect size for small treats or even candles and jewelry!

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I made the heart boxes to pass out to special Stampin Up demonstrator friends at the Convention last month.

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These were made with the same stamp set and dies- Nothing Sweeter bundle, and the same designer series paper. The silver paper is the Galvanized Metallic paper from the Holiday Catalog and the ribbon is the Black glittered organdy ribbon from the same catalog.

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The ink is lovely lipstick and stamped off in the same way as I did the tree above.

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I also made boxes with the Candy Cane Season bundle that I gave out at my Card Class this month. I don't have a photo, but I will take one and post it later.

These are such great little extras to give out or use as favors on a holiday table. I hope you'll give them a try!

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How to: Clothes Pin Wreath with Stampin Up designer paper

I have a grab bag gift exchange every year at my team Christmas Party. Each year, the gift I make always uses stamping or Stampin Up products in some way. This year I made the coolest wreath using clothes pins and a wire wreath that I purchased at Wal Mart.

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This is what I bought: The wire wreath is 12" and I used 60 clothes pins to construct the wreath.

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I recommend measuring the clothespins, as they may be a different size than mine. I used standard sized clothes pins. Once you measure them, cut 10 each of 6 different patterns of designer paper. I used the Stampin Up Festive Farmhouse designer paper from the Holiday Catalog.

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I attached the strips of paper with our Multi-Purpose glue, using the flat end and just brushing it along the clothespin. As you can see, I attached all the clothespins to the wreath, first. I used a thin piece of ribbon to tie on the back of the wire wreath, to hang. The cherry cobbler ribbon was attached with hot glue.

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I love how it turned out! Jackie was the recipient of my grab bag and she loved it as well!

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This is a pretty simple to do project for anyone on your Christmas list. I hope you have a chance to give it a try!

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Gifts with "Nothing Sweeter" stamp set

I made some fancy gift packaging for some special team members that attended the Stampin Up "On Stage" Convention with me this week. I made one for each of my directs.

I used the Nothing Sweeter stamp set and dies. I also used the Shimmery White Embossing Paste with glitter to spread on the Christmas Trees.

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I formed the box,  by cutting one of the Stampin Up Acetate Card boxes- while it was flat. I cut it about 3 1/4" down from the top and then slipped the top lid over the bottom to the size of box that I wanted.

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I used lots of layers. The Stitched Labels framelits was used to cut the Sparkle Glimmer Paper, then layered with powder pink and sahara sand cardstock.

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I also used some Rose Thread and the new Iridescent Boxwood Wreaths wrapped around the tree image.

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I filled the boxes with some Stampin Up bling and a few treats as well as a gift card.

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I love all the sparkle. It makes it so special, just like the girls who received them.

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I have to say there were lots of dimensionals used on this project!

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My favorite color is pink... I hope they like it too!

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I can't wait to celebrate with my team! Hope they enjoy the goody box!

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Stampin Up Alaskan Cruise- Victoria- Part 5 & More Stampin' Display Boards

 So, this is our last port of call on our Stampin' Up Alaskan Cruise. Victoria, British Columbia was such a beautiful city to explore.

We had booked a bus tour that took us around the city and to various neighborhoods around Victoria. We ended with a double, double at Tim Hortons. Then, back down to the city to explore a little more.

Victoria is the capitol of British Columbia and located on Vancouver Island in Canada.

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Victoria is very much a lovely city to retire to, much like Naples, Florida in the US. The temperature never goes below freezing or above the 70's. Which means that it rarely ever snows here. Go figure! However, they were having unusually hot weather while we were there- in the high 80's. The tour guide told us that no one has air conditioning, as its not needed. The month of July was really rough on them, because the temps were so high.

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A couple charming neighborhood houses on our way up to the scenice overlook.

Quite a few celebrities have homes here. We did see a few hockey players homes while on the tour. Our tour guide mentioned that it would be difficult to find a home here under 1 million dollars.

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Scenic overlook. Looking down on the city of Victoria. We were told that Victoria is a very expensive place to have a home. I can see why. Everywhere we went, everything was beautifully manicured and clean and especially gorgeous, being that its right on the water.

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There's our ship in the distance!

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Next stop, Tim Hortons. I have always wanted to go here. I know we have Tim Hortons in several US cities, but none that are anywhere near me. So, I was excited to go. My friend Lynsay, who is Canadian, tipped me off on what to order. She said to definitely get a "double double" which is just coffee with double cream and sugar. I always drink my coffee black, but wanted to do as the Canadians do- so I went for it. Its so very Canadian! I even won a prize on the bus for knowing what a "double double" was. Thanks for the tip Lynsay!

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Oh, and of course lets not forget the yummy, timbits, which are the left over donut holes from the donuts. So good!

So, back down to the city we go. This is passing through Victoria's China Town. Its the second oldest China Town in North America, San Franciso's China Town being the oldest.

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We were dropped off in front of the stunning Empress Hotel in Victoria which is situated on the waterfront.

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This is the beautiful tea room inside the hotel. The last time I was in Victoria we had the Royal Afternoon Tea here. It was divine to say the least.

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The amazing chandelier.

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Victoria is known as the Garden City and prides itself on its glorious flowers, trees and gardens all over the city. 

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 Of course we had to get fish n chips, shrimp and lobster rolls for lunch. The seafood is so fresh and so good.

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We ordered this bacon wrapped shrimp on forks, just because it looked cool. Glad we did because it was delish!

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There was a lovely street market, horse and carriages everywhere and houseboats docked all around the waters edge.

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The houseboats stay docked all year, because the water never freezes.

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They were all so cute and colorful.

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Had to pose with a Canadian Mountie Moose while in Canada....

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So, we decided to take a Water Taxi ride around the bay. It was pretty cool. We even saw a few float planes land on the water.

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Our cute little water taxi.

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Here comes a float plane...

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In for a splash landing.

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We did a little more shopping and ended on Fishermans Wharf where Maci endulged in some sushi.

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 We have one more stop, and that's Seattle! We had a fabulous time there as well. More about that later.

For now, I'll share some of the display boards using sets from the New Holiday Catalog. Enjoy!

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Beautiful Candy Cane punch displays by Amy Combs

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Stampin Up Alaskan Cruise Part 2

I'm a little behind in my blogging. Getting caught up on classes, workshops and team meetings. So, I'm ready now to catch you all up on part two of our Stampin Up Alaskan Cruise incentive trip. I left off in beautiful Junea, where we had such a great time. Next stop was Skagway, Alaska. This was my most favorite of all days. We started off early in the morning-7:00 am to catch the White Pass Railway train that would take us all the way up to the Yukon. The Yukon is actually in Canada, so we had to have our passports with us.

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Ready for our 3 hour tour.

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This railroad began construction in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush. The railroad linked Skagway to Whitehorse, the Capitol of the Yukon.

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The railroad is 107 miles in length and was completed in 1900 as a means of reaching the gold fields.

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The scenery was absolutely stunning. We were literally driving on the edge of the mountain. Kind of scary when we looked up at the mountain, after the fact.

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So very close to the edge... oh my, thats a long drop.

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I think I found Big Foot... can you see the shadow in the middle of this photo? Hmmm...

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Gorgeous views at every turn.

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We were able to stand outside between the railroad cars whenever we wanted. Loved the view from here.

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This was an old part of the track, no longer in use... thank goodness. ;)

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This is how close we were to the edge. This shot was looking straight down from where we were sitting on the train.

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We took the coach on the way back. It was kind of scary- we had a 22 year old, driving and talking with her hands, while driving down the super winding cliff side road back to Skagway. But we did make it back safe and sound. We stopped to take a photo when we crossed back into Alaska from the Yukon.

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US port of entry back into Skagway, Alaska.

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Beautiful Scenery on the bus trip back down.

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Little houses and a 120 year old log cabin in Skagway. Its a very expensive place to live, with only about 1500 residents. Average price of homes are $350,00 to $500,000, just like the ones seen here.

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The little Log Cabin in town, 120 years old.

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Waterfalls are everywhere. Here's a random one on a hillside going into town.

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Main Street, Skagway where we ate and did a little shopping.

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Alaska is known for its many totem poles carved by Native Americans and Alaskans.

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The most photographed building in Skagway. Arctic Brotherhood Hall was built in 1899 from 8,800 pieces of driftwood.

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Thats all for our first half of the day in Skagway. We then hopped on a helicopter and flew to Denver Glacier to dog sled.

That is Part 3 of our trip, which I will blog about next. So be sure to come back to read all about it!

Until then, here's a little sneak peek of products in the New Holiday Catalog, coming in September!

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These are some of the items, our co-founder, Shelli Gardner demonstrator on the ship.

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How cool is the new corrigated emboss folder? Looks like a log cabin, doesn't it?

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That's all for now, folks.

Until the next time...

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