How to create gorgeous Christmas gift tags

Hello and welcome! Today I would like to show you how to create gorgeous Christmas gift tags. For these tags I have used a variety of Stampin’ Up! products.

I think beautiful gift tags are so important. We put so much effort into choosing the perfect gifts for our loved ones. I believe we should put just as much effort into the presentation of the gift!

Gorgeous Christmas Gift Tags by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

Let’s make it… Gorgeous Christmas Gift Tags

All of the tags are created in the same way but in different colours. The colours shown are Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce. You can use any colours for which you have Christmas themed DSP.

Trim a piece of Whisper White Thick cardstock to 5 x 10 cm. Use the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch and the Detailed Trio Punch to create the tag shape. Repeat this with a piece of Designer Series Paper (I have used the Classic Christmas DSP). Adhere these two layers using Multipurpose Liquid Glue. See here for the Stampin’ Up! DSP collection.

Gorgeous Christmas Gift Tags by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

Using the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set, stamp the Christmas tree and infill onto Whisper White cardstock in the desired colour. Cut out using the coordinating Pine Tree Punch.

Heat emboss the sentiment using White Stampin’ Emboss Powder onto coordinating cardstock. I have used the ‘Merry Christmas’ sentiment from the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set. Cut out the sentiment using an appropriately sized die. I have used one of the Tasteful Labels Dies. Adhere the sentiment piece to the main tag using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Gorgeous Christmas Gift Tags by Helen Chapman Handmade Crafts

Adhere the Christmas Tree to the tag using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The final touch is provided by attaching one of the Glittering Star Ornaments using the Braided Linen Trim.

Would it be great if you created a whole matching set of Christmas card, gift wrap and tag using this design?! I think that would look so cute.

What do you think to my Gorgeous Christmas Gift Tags?

I hope you enjoyed finding out how to make these gorgeous Christmas gift tags. Which colours are you going to use to create yours? I’d love to know. Why not send me a photo?

If you have any questions or comments (or photos of your projects), please leave them below or email me at helen@papercraftlife.com

Would you like to create these tags? You can purchase any of the supplies used (or any other current Stampin’ Up! products) by clicking here or on the individual product links below. 

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Happy crafting, h x

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Inlaid Pine Tree Card

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop full of ideas and inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up! business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

You may be starting here or you may have come from another blog – either way you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see every blog post and idea today.

Here is the project that I have made for our hop today…

I hadn’t heard of ‘inlaid embossing’ until a few months ago but it has quickly become one of my favourite techniques. Here I have used it to combine the Pine Tree Punch and Pinewood Planks embossing folder.

Let’s make it…

The card base is created from Cherry Cobbler cardstock. I have then cut a layer from Whisper White cardstock and adhered one of the punched Pine Trees, also cut from Cherry Cobbler cardstock. This layer is then embossed using the Pinewood Planks folder which embosses both the background and the Pine Tree! I think this looks fabulous and people always seem to be impressed as they can’t quite work out how you have achieved it.

The sentiment piece is created by heat embossing the ‘Merry Christmas’ sentiment, from the Perfectly Plaid stamp set, using Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. This is cut out using the Stitched Rectangle dies and layered onto a larger rectangle cut from the Wrapped in Plaid DSP. I adhered the sentiment piece using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The final touch is accomplished with the addition of a few gold Metallic Pearls around the tree.

What now?

I hope you have enjoyed reading this blog post. If you would like to purchase any of the items used to make this project (or any other Stampin’ Up! products) simply click one of the links at the end of this post and you’ll head straight to my online shop. If you have any questions or comments you can leave them below or email me at helen@papercraftlife.com

Please click on the next person on the list (the one after me, Helen Chapman) to continue hopping! Enjoy! Happy crafting, h x

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Clean and Simple Merry Christmas

Today I would like to share with you a card I created for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple (CAS) Challenge #149. The criteria for this challenge was to use one third or less of the card front to achieve the Clean and Simple look.

You can find out more about these challenges here. You’ll find lots of inspiration from the design team and other crafters to spark your creativity.

Let’s make it…

The card base is created from Cherry Cobbler cardstock and is followed by a layer of Whisper White cardstock. I have stamped the Merry Christmas sentiment from the Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Plaid stamp set in Cherry Cobbler multiple times on the left hand side of the card. The Pine Tree Punch has been used to cut out a piece of the Wrapped in Plaid DSP and this has been adhered using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

A length of Metallic Silver Thread has been coiled behind the Christmas Tree and the final touch is provided by a few Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

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I hope you like this clean and simple Christmas Card. Don’t forget to check out the AAA Cards website for more details and inspiration.

If you would like to purchase any of the products used in making this card, simply click the link below and you’ll head straight to my online shop.

Happy crafting, h x

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Christmas Sparkle!

This week’s edition of my Stampin’ Up! Perfectly Plaid bundle showcase features this gorgeous, sparkly card! The previous three instalments have featured cards, tags and paper garlands. You can find them here (part 1, part 2, part 3) if you haven’t already seen them.

Let’s make it…

The card base is created from Whisper White cardstock and I have chosen to create a square card for a change. Onto a slightly smaller Night of Navy layer I have stamped the Birch background in Whisper White ink.

Since its Christmas, I have broken out the Glimmer Paper again too! This time I have used the Silver and punched out a circle using the 5.7cm Circle Punch and the Pine Tree. Sandwiched between these two layers is a piece of Night of Navy cardstock cut out using the Starburst Punch. I have added bow created from a length of Night of Navy Baker’s Twine (now retired) to the tree. If you don’t have any of this twine left over you could colour the Whisper White Baker’s Twine using the dark Night of Navy Stampin’ Blend.

The sentiment piece is created by stamping onto Whisper White cardstock in Night of Navy ink. As well as the sentiment from the Perfectly Plaid stamp set I have stamped some snowflakes from the Frosted Foliage stamp set. This is then cut out using the Stitched Rectangles dies. The final touch is provided by a single Rhinestone Basic Jewel in the centre of one of the snowflakes.

Next time…

Thank you for reading, I hope you have enjoyed this blog post. We are lucky enough to have five Sundays this month so the Perfectly Plaid bundle showcase will continue next week. If you can’t wait until then to get your hands on more inspiration, visit my Pinterest board which features projects from myself and other crafters using this fabulous bundle.

If you have any questions or comments you can leave them below or email me at helen@papercraftlife.com

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If you would like to purchase any of the products used above, simply click the links and you’ll head straight to my online shop.

Happy crafting, h x

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