Global Stamping Friends – Festive Celebrations

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Happy December!  December! Already!  Where has the year gone?

Welcome to this month’s Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop featuring Festive Celebrations!  These ladies never cease to amaze me with their creativity and the projects they come up with every month.

For my project, I’ve come up with a card and tag idea with a coordinating box.  I made it less feminine because it will be for my husband’s friend.  Coming up with manly ideas is very hard for me.  Do you struggle with that?

I coordinated them all using the Colorful Seasons Designer Series Pack.  The Christmas tree came from our timeless Lovely as a Tree stamp set.  It’s been around forever!

The Happy Christmas banner stamp is from a newer stamp set called Labels to Love.  You can find a list of everything I used down below.

These boxes are really easy to make.  They are very convenient for gift packaging year round, making them any size you need.

To make this box I used:
Thick Whisper White cardstock – 8×8 scored at 2 inches on all 4 sides.
Designer Series Paper – 6×6 scored at 1 inch on all sides.
Fold all the score lines. You will have 4 square corners on both pieces.  Cut one side to the line and adhere it together.  I like to use tear & tape so my box won’t dare to fall apart even with heavier items inside.

I CASE’d this card from a card in our Annual Catalog on Page 141 for the CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge #156.  I love challenging myself to come up with something new while also making it easier by using something already done! Does that make sense!  LOL.

I hope you got some inspiration from my card and gift packaging idea today.  Thank you for hopping along.  Click on the NEXT arrow to check out the talented creations by Marieke Bart.  There is a Roll call of everyone hopping today below for your convenience.

Your BFF,

Jenn

 

BlogHop RollCall

  1. Anita Wifladt
  2. Rebecca Urban
  3. Libby Dyson
  4. Jan Musselman
  5. . Lisa Ann Bernard
  6. Karie Beglau
  7. Amanda Farlinger
  8. Kimberley Anne Morris
  9. Tricia Butts
  10. Amanda Bates
  11. Kristie Neal Walthall
  12. Anastasia Radloff
  13. Erica Jones
  14. Jenn Charles Curtis
  15. Marieke Bart
  16. Courtenay Heuston
  17. Angelique Stempelkeuken
  18. Sarah McDermott

 

Upcoming Events (RSVP on FB at BFF Stampers):

Dec 2th – Stamp Camp at Sew Easy Studio

Dec 8th – Be Merry Kit Class

Dec 10th – Bags, Tags and Boxes Class

Take Advantage of the Year End Sales Event with all the info on what is retiring for the year and some special discounted items!  Click on the picture below to be taken to my website.



Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop – Give Thanks

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Welcome to the Remarkable InkBig Blog Hop for October 2017. This month our theme is Give Thanks!  You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog – BFF Stampers or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.

I’ve decided to make a fall card although today I am mostly grateful for the family and friends surrounding my dad.  My dad lost his wife (my stepmom) a couple weeks ago and so many gathered yesterday to express the love they all had for her.  It was beautiful and made my dad so happy.

 

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently you are at my blog – BFF Stampers, so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next in the list.




2nd Annual Pink Blog Hop

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Welcome to the 2nd Annual Ultimate Pink Blog Hop where demonstrators from all over the globe have come up with a collection of pink ideas in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Mammograms save lives!  I am a true believer.  A few of my friends have had a mammograms and found early signs of cancer and full blown cancer.  Please get your mammogram.

The stamp set I have used was designed by a fellow demonstrator, Patty Bennett and it’s called Ribbon of Courage.  She made the stamp set in memory of her mother.  I hope you like my card.

I am excited you have joined us in this hop!  To continue to be inspired, hop on over to Candace Fields’ Blog.  Or you can skip around the hop by using the list below.  I pray you are inspired by all the gorgeous shades of pink and let’s fill Pinterest with Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!

Your BFF,

Jenn