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Gruffies® Stacked Gifts Basket by Debbie Cole


From Stampendous:
HGRP06 Stacked Gifts
HHP08 Opening Gifts
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
EJS07 Spoonful of Confetti
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Americana® Cadmium Yellow, Citron Green, Electric Pink, Irish Moss, Lamp Black, Mistletoe, Peony Pink, Rookwood Red, Snow White, Tangelo Orange, True Blue, True Red, Ultra Blue Deep Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Black Microperm Marker 01 by Sakura
Basket by Viking Wood Crafts
Cosmetic Sponges
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
All Purpose Glue


  1. Prepare the surface with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Note, it is important that there are not any areas with high wood grain. Sand until smooth. Basecoat entire surface with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Base the inside of the basket Citron Green. The top edge of the rim is based with True Blue. Apply stripes to the handle with Citron Green, True Blue, Electric Pink, and Cadmium Yellow. Use a ultra fine permanent marker to add stitch lines by the stripes. Apply a thin coat of matte varnish to the entire box. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step. Apply a thin coat of glue to the entire rim, then sprinkle with the spoonful confetti.
  2. Place the bunny stamp onto acrylic handle. Load with Lamp Black and stamp in the middle of the basket base. Then stamp the mouse to the right of the bunny and the ear to the left.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of True Blue, Tangelo Orange, Citron Green, Cadmium Yellow, and Electric Pink in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in colors referring to the photo.
  4. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush. Add second shades to the blue areas with Ultra Blue Deep, the orange areas with Rookwood Red, the pink areas with Peony Pink, green areas with Irish Moss, and yellow areas with tangelo Orange + Cadmium Yellow (1:1). Reinforce the shades to the green areas with Mistletoe, and the pink areas with True Red.
  5. 5.Add confetti to background with lines and dots of the colors from the palette.
  6. Allow to cure 24 hours and then coat with matte varnish.


House-Mouse® Cheesy Gift by Kristine Reynolds


From Stampendous:
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
SSC1214 Happy Greetings PerfecHMV15_SSC1214_kr_800tly™ Clear Stamps
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
Fran’s Favorite Mixed Media Paper

Memento Ladybug Red and Tangelo dye ink
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Patterned Paper by Basic Grey
Copic® Markers (E50-E51-E93-E53-E21-E23-E25-R24-R22-R21-Y8-Y35-Y15-Y06-BG000)
Triplet Present Die by Sizzix®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold a 11″ by 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of red cardstock in half to create a top folding 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ card.
  2. Adhere paper panels to card.
  3. Stamp image on a white panel with black ink and color with copic markers.
  4. Back image with a slightly larger yellow cardstock panel and adhere to card.
  5. Create present embellishment using the Triplet Present Die by Sizzix® and then adhere to card.
  6. Stamp sentiment with ladybug red and tangelo dye ink on a white panel.
  7. Back sentiment panel with a slightly larger red cardstock panel and then adhere to card.

Filigree Envelope by Pam Hornschu


From Stampendous:
CRS5073 Cling Filigree
DCS5072 Hummingbirds Die Set
SSC1214 Happy Greetings Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EJK04 Encrusted Jewel Kit Purple Kit
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Harmony Collection “Growth” by Authentique
Memento™ New Sprout & Sweet Plum Inks by Tsukineko®
White Chipboard
4 Sets of White A2 Cards with Matching Envelopes
White Velcro Dot Closure by 3M
Labels Six Large Die by Spellbinders
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1.  Cut Authentique paper to 9 X 12. Score at 3 ½ “ on each long end. Score ¼” on each side of one of those score lines to create hill and valley fold. Score in 1” on each side. Trim away excess sides from the top that folds over. Use die to trace the scalloped “V” edge on front flap, and cut out. (You’ll need to trace extra on each side to connect to sides of flap. See picture.)
  2. Flatten entire piece. Stamp long Filigree border in Versamark, and sprinkle with a mix of the embossing enamels and glass glitters from the kit. Heat from underneath to melt. Repeat process with “V” shaped design on flap.
  3. Ink-distress around all edges with purple ink. Fold along sides and valley fold. Set aside.
  4.  Stamp sentiments and large swirl from Filigree set in purple ink on white notecards. Stamp “V” design on envelope flaps, and border on front of envelopes.
  5. Die cut four small hummingbirds from leftover strip of Authentique paper. Ink around edges and adhere to cards.
  6. Die cut one hummingbird from chipboard. Cover in Versamark, and sprinkle to coat with items from the purple kit. Heat from underneath to melt. Adhere to portfolio with 3D Glue Dot.
  7. Insert the envelopes in back section of portfolio, and notecards in front. When folded as desired, attach the Velcro dots with the fuzzy side on the flap.CRS5073_DCS5072_SSC1214_open_PH_800

Christmas Charms box by Debi Hammons

Supplies  SSC1183_Christmas_Charms_Box_DH_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1183 Christmas Charms Perfectly Clear Stamp set by Stampendous
VersaFine Black Onyx ink by Tsukineko

Zip Dry Paper glue by Beacon Adhesives
Colored Pencils by PrismaColor
Red, Light Blue and White card stock
Red String
1/16” hole punch


  1. Cut light blue cardstock to 3-1/2” x 3-1/4”
  2. Score on all sides at 1/2”
  3. Fold on score lines
  4. Cut from the edge to the score line on just the longer ends
  5. apply glue to the the flap and glue to the inside of the sides to form the box top
  6. Cut light blue cardstock 4-1/2” x 4-1/4”
  7. Score all sides at a tiny bit more than 1”
  8. Fold and glue as before to form the box bottom
  9. Stamp the bird image from the set on 1-3/4” x 1-7/8” white cardstock
  10. Color as desired
  11. Glue to 2” x 2-1/8” red cardstock
  12. Glue to the box top
  13. Pock a hole in the top on each side of the red panel at the bottom
  14. Put 7” of red string through the front and tie on the inside of the box top
  15. Stamp the tag and To / From on a scrap of white cardstock
  16. Cut it out
  17. Glue to a scrap of red cardstock and trim the edge to leave just a small edge of red showing
  18. Punch a hole in the tag, put string through the hole and tie on the string on the box with a knot
  19. Trim string


PenPattern Gift by Tobi Crawford

PenPattern Gift by Tobi CrawfordSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P239 PenPattern Gift
SSC1209 Holiday Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Spectrum Noir Markers (DR5,3,1; CR6,3; DG3; CG4,2,1)
Patterned Paper
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Stamp image with Tuxedo Black ink.
  2. Colour image with Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers.
  3. Cut out image and rough edges.
  4. Cut out patterned papers and rough all edges.
  5. Stamp sentiment onto tag and adhere to the side of the image.
  6. Assemble card.