Category: Big Shot

Top Note Gift Card Purse with card

Stampin’ Up! Top Note Gift Card Purse

Top Note Gift Card Purse with card

I love Stampin’ Up! Big Shot dies!  And the Top Note Bigz Die is so versatile.  I used it here to create this adorable purse and tucked a gift card in the top.  Using dies allows me to make complicated-looking projects in a snap.  I created the purse by die-cutting Be of Good Cheer holiday paper in my Big Shot Die-cutting Machine with the Top Note die and then folding it down the top.  With a couple of quick snips the purse was complete.  Stay tuned this week for a video tutorial on making this cute purse.

Here it is without the gift card:

Top Note Gift Card Purse

One of the many advantages of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is having access to exclusive ideas provided by my upline which is where I got this cute purse idea.  Now is a great time to become a demonstrator – whether it’s just to enjoy the discount and exclusive content or  to start your own business – and receive a full set of stamp pads (10!) absolutely FREE.  And you create your own starter kit too!

earn free stamp pads

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Enjoy!  Julie

Top Note Gift Card Purse detail

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Wacky Wishes (hostess set) w-#126410, c-#126412
Ink: Cherry Cobbler #126966
Paper:  Be of Good Cheer #126896, Cherry Cobbler cardstock #119685, Very Vanilla cardstock #101650
Extras: Top Note Bigz Die #113463, Big Shot Die-cutting Machine #113439, Naturals Buttons #127554, Vintage Trinkets #118764,  Gumball Green Stitched Satin Ribbon #126848
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Holiday Collection Gift Card

Holiday Collection Gift Card

Holiday Collection Gift Card

When I finished the Glittery Paper Christmas Tree Card I had these scraps left over to make this little gift card that measures 3″ square.  All I had to make was the Gumball Green 3″ square card base and adhere the pieces.  The tree was cut out from the tree ‘window’ I created for the Christmas tree card with the paper I embossed with the Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder and then heat embossed with iridescent ice embossing powder.  So it’s shimmery!

Holiday Collection Gift Card glitter tree

I took a square of Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper and created a matching square envelope with my Diagonal Scoring Plate.  With that scoring tool it literally takes seconds to make a matching envelope.

Holiday Collection Gift Card with envelope

And the cool thing is the stripes of that paper are on a diagonal so when I folded up the envelope the stripes were straight across and created a great place to add the recipient’s name.  I used the card yesterday when I delivered some Stampin’ Up! product to a friend.

Holiday Collection Gift Card envelope front

The links to the products I used in this card are below.

earn free stamp pads

REMEMBER: 2-WAYS TO GET A SET OF STAMP PADS (a$49.95 value) FOR FREE!  1. Place an order or host a workshop of $450 or more. OR 2. Join my team of stamping friends for just $99 and enjoy all the benefits of membership.

Click Here to Order your Stampin’ Goodies!

Enjoy! Julie

Holiday Collection Gift Card in envelope

Card Recipe:
Ink: VersaMark #102283
Paper: Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper #126896, Cherry Cobbler cardstock #119685, Gumball Green cardstock #126840, Silver Glimmer Paper #124005
Extras: Holiday Collection Framelit Dies #127814, Petals-a-Plenty of Embossing Folder #116824, Big Shot Die-cutting Machine #113439, Bakers Twine #123125, Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder #101930, Brayer #102395, 1-1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch #127811
Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card

Glittery Paper Christmas Tree Card

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card

I’m always experimenting so I can bring you more ideas to spark your creativity.  This was fun to make with designer paper, framelit dies, an embossing folder and iridescent ice embossing powder.  As soon as I saw this green polka dot paper in the Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper pack, I knew is was perfect for a Christmas tree. I wanted to do something more interesting than simply die-cutting the shape from the paper so I used it to show case the die-cut Christmas Tree through the coordinating paper.

I started with Very Vanilla cardstock cut 4-1/4″ x 11″, then layered green polka dot paper over that measuring 4″ x 10-3/4″.  When I adhered the pattern paper I only glued down to the top of the Very Vanilla on the front and the back.  I wanted the layers to be separate so they would really stand out.  Here’s some pictures so you can see the layers better.

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card side

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card layers

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card layers

I ran a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ piece of the red and green snowflake paper through the Big Shot Die-cutting Machine in the Petals-a-Plenty Embossing folder.  Then I ran it through again with the Christmas tree framelet die from the Holiday Collection dies.  Finally I brayered Versamark lighly over the paper and add Iridescent Ice embossing powder to the raised pattern for a glittery effect.  Then I adhered this piece to the front at the top.  Can you see the texture and the glimmer of the embossing in this photo?

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card tree detail

Finally, I added the Red Glimmer Paper star, also cut out from the Holiday Collection framelit dies, and tied the baker twine around the top.

The links to the products I used in this card are below.

Click Here to Order your Stampin’ Goodies!

Enjoy! Julie

Holiday Collection Christmas Tree Card Tree

Card Recipe:
Ink: VersaMark #102283
Paper: Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper #126896, Very Vanilla cardstock #101650, Red Glimmer Paper #101790
Extras: Holiday Collection Framelit Dies #127814, Petals-a-Plenty of Embossing Folder #116824, Big Shot Die-cutting Machine #113439, Bakers Twine #123125, Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder #101930
perfectly preserved scentsational season card

Perfectly Preserved Scentsational Gingerbread Man

perfectly preserved scentsational season card

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I could not resist combining these Christmas stamps from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog into one Merry Christmas card.  This little gingerbread man from the Scentsational Season stamp set fits perfectly in the Perfectly Preserved mason jar.

perfectly preserved scentsational season card close up

I stamped the gingerbread man in Early Espresso on Whisper White cardstock and cut it out with the mason jar Cannery Set Framelit Die.  His cute little bow tie is from the Joyous Celebrations stamp set with a little detail added with a black Stampin’ Write marker.  Then I stamped the jar with Black StazOn ink on a window sheet and layered that over the ‘gingerbread man’ jar.

The Old Olive lid was die cut out of the Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper with a baker’s twine tie.   The Top Note Die background is in Real Red cardstock with a layer of Real Red pattern paper from the same dsp paper pack.  Merry Christmas banner is from Owl Occasions stamp set.

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with lots of food, family and friends.  We enjoyed our weekend very much, catching up with family, playing games, going to a couple of shows and watching some football.

Enjoy!  Julie

perfectly preserved scentsational season card detail

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  Scentsational Season w-#121026 c-#121190, Perfectly Preserved Bundle (includes Cannery Set Framelits Dies) w-#129943 c-#129944, Owl Occasions w-#128000 c-#128003, Joyous Celebrations w-#128066 c-#128069
Ink: Real Red #126949, Early Espresso #126974
Paper: Whisper White #100730, Real Red #102482, Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper #126902
Extras: Top Note Die #113463, Big Shot Die-cutting Machine #113439, Bakers Twine #123125, Mini Brads #122941

Christmas in the Heart Box

christmas in the heart box
This Stampin’ Up! Christmas in the Heart gift box is an “in a snap” project found here.

Hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving with family and friends.  We took a last minute trip to Nashville to be with family.  We had planned to stay at home because of work schedules but then schedules opened up and so we jumped in the car to be with aunts and uncles and cousins!  We played games, watched movies and ate LOTS of pie.

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Enjoy, Julie