Christmas Crackers and Gift Bags & Two New Stamp Sets From Stampin’ Up!

I’ve been busy wrapping gifts this week and I used a few Stampin’ Up! items for some quick gift wrap.  I made Christmas Crackers with the Envelope Punch Board and I put some small items under the tree using some of the Tag a Bag Gift Bags.  I created a quick tutorial for the Christmas Crackers and you can see that if you click here.

Christmas Packages - Stamp With Amy K

For the gift bags, I simply placed the small gift items inside the Tag a Bag Gift Bags and sealed them with a strip of Season of Style of Style Designer Washi Tape.

Tag a Bag Gift Bags - Stamp With Amy K

I’d made the ornament tags for a little tree that I’d put up at a craft fair and I simply stamped the To/From sentiment from the Tags 4 You stamp set (wood mount and clear mount) on Whisper White card stock, punched them out with the 1-3/4″ Circle Punch and adhered them to the back of the ornaments.

Tags 4 You - Stamp With Amy K

I made one set of ornament tags with the Best of Christmas stamp set and I used the Circles #2 Originals Die, the Circles Collection Framelits Dies, the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies and the Christmas Ornament Punch to create them.  The background die cuts are Red Glimmer Paper, the layered circles are Garden Green card stock and I adhered a little piece of Silver 1/8″ Ribbon to hang the ornaments.

Best of Christmas - Stamp With Amy K

I used the Ornament Keepsakes stamp set (wood mount and clear mount), the Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies, the Circles Collection Framelits Dies and the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies to create the blue ornaments.  The card stock layers are Bermuda Bay and Island Indigo and the snowflake die cuts are Silver Glimmer Paper.

Ornament Keepsakes - Stamp With Amy K

To see my tutorial for creating the Christmas Crackers, click here.  I used the Envelope Punch Board, some Season of Style DSP and the Pop & Place Holiday Gift Tags Bundle to create the crackers.

Christmas Tagables - Stamp With Amy K

I tied one set of crackers closed with Cherry Cobbler 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon and the other closed with Old Olive 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon.  The all of the little tags are from the Pop & Place Holiday Gift Tags Book (that I purchased as a bundle with the matching stamp set).

Christmas Tagables 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I hope that you enjoyed seeing my little holiday gifts.

The complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, to create the project is at the very bottom of this post.


Two New Photopolymer Stamp Sets from Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! has two new photopolymer stamp sets available starting today.

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Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set Item 135893 – Price: $13.95

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Countless Sayings 1 Photopolymer Stamp Set Item 135892 – Price: $13.95

Photopolymer stamps are available while supplies last.  To see all of the photopolymer stamp sets available from Stampin’ Up! in my online store here.


Clearance Rack Blitz from Stampin’ Up!

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Happy Stamping!


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Stampin’ Up! items used to create the Gift Bags:

Stamps:  Best of Christmas (134384 clear only); Ornament Keepsakes (128048 wood, 128051 clear); Tags 4 You (131820 wood, 131823)

Dies & Punches:  Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies (127816); Festive Flurry Framelits Dies (132193); Circles Collection Framelits Dies (130911); Circles #2 Originals Die (122125); Christmas Ornament  Punch (133282); 1-3/4″ Circle Punch (119850)

Embellishments:  Silver 1/8″ Ribbon (132137); Season of Style Designer Washi Tape (132155); Tag a Bag Gift Bags (131370)

Card Stock:  Bermuda Bay (131197) – Circles Collection Framelits die cut; Island Indigo (122923) – Circles Collection Framelits die cut; Garden Green (102584) – two Circles Collection Framelits die cuts; Whisper White (100730) – two Circles Collection Framelits die cuts, two Holiday Ornaments Framelits die cuts, two Circles #2 Originals die cuts, Christmas Ornament Punch, four 1-3/4″ Circle Punches; Silver Glimmer Paper (124005) –two Festive Flurry Framelits die cuts; Red Glimmer Paper (121790) – two Festive Flurry Framelits die cuts

Ink:  Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Pad (131171); Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad (126949); Island Indigo Classic Stampin’ Pad (126986)

Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)

Adhesive:  SNAIL (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create the Christmas Crackers:

Stamps: Christmas Tagables Photopolymer Stamp Set (134623)

Embellishments:  Pop & Place Holiday Gift Tags Book (134975); Cherry Cobbler 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon (120992); Old Olive 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon (119253)

Card Stock:  Season of Style Designer Series Paper (132340) – four 5-1/2″ x 6″ panels

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad (126966)

Tools:  Envelope Punch Board (133774); Stampin’ Trimmer (126889) – for scoring

Adhesive:  Sticky Strip (104294); Glue Dots (103683)

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