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December 18, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Design Day

Today is my design day over at Craftin Desert Diva's and I have a fun project to share using the newly released Get Your Jingle On stamp set. This stamp set is perfect for those Holiday themed projects.  For my project, I created a Christmas box card.  I found this idea on Pinterest and here is a tutorial.
This was surprisingly simple to create and I can't wait to make some more box cards for different holidays.  The inside of the card simply slides up to showcase the sentiment.  I stamped my card with a sentiment and snowflakes from the Get Your Jingle On stamp set.
I decorated the lid of my box with some Totally White Trendy Twine, a punched snowflake and a coordinating chevron button.
Here's a closer look at the entire stamp set, you can purchase the set here along with the rest of the November release.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

December 15, 2014

Word Art Layout

Today I have another simple Disney themed layout to share.  I love the word art banner which really sums up every trip I have ever take to Disneyland and Disney World.  A couple of Mickeys cut from the Mickey Font cartridge were used as embellishments.
The small cards tucked in behind the photo mat are from the Simple Stories Say Cheese 6x6 paper pad. I added a small hand cut flag with a sentiment from the Craftin Desert Diva's Destination Fun stamp set and attached a small twine bow in Cranberry Trendy Twine.  More twine was wrapped around the photo mat as an accent.  Some chevron washi tape was adhered along the bottom of my layout.
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December 11, 2014

Trendy Twine 12 Days of Christmas - Day 11

Hello and welcome to Day 11 of the Trendy Twine 12 days of Christmas!  This has been such a fun Trendy Twine segment and I'm a bit sad to see it come to an end tomorrow.  All of the gift ideas have been just amazing!  For my project I created a homemade treat jar with a combination of goodies to make some yummy cookies.  These make such great gifts for friends during the holidays.
I simply wrapped my jar with some fun holiday paper and adhered some washi tape along the edge of the lid.  The lid was further embellished with a snowflake doily which was layered with a punched snowflake.  I stamped the snowflake with a Peachy Keen face stamp.  A second doily and snowflake was tied with Cherry Limeade Trendy Twine and hung around my treat jar.
A wooden scoop from Annie's Paper Boutique was tied to the lid of the jar with more twine and finished off with a festive bow.  I tucked in a fun sentiment from the Scrappy Moms Filled with Love stamp set.
Check out the store for all of the gorgeous Christmas twine colors.  They are all on sale and there are so many color combinations, a little something for everyone!
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December 8, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's "Christmas" Linky Party

 
Welcome to another Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party.  The theme for this linky party is to create a Christmas project.  For my project I created a double page 12x12 layout.
I used the Christmas Cheer cartridge for all of the die cuts with the exception of the mat which was cut from the Elegant Edges cartridge.  I cut the mat in half and added it to each of the pages.
A few snowflakes from my stash were tucked in and around the photo mats as an accent.
The Santa's beard was embossed with the D'vine Swirls Cuttlebug embossing folder.  The sentiment on Santa's list is from the Craftin Desert Diva's Holly Day Punnies stamp set.
I added the "ho ho ho" title along the top edge of my layout and tied some Candy Cane Trendy Twine.
I also used the twine to wrap around the reindeer for a whimsical affect.  A bit of Stickles was used on each of the reindeer's noses, of course red for rudolph's nose.
We have some awesome sponsors for this linky party:
Craftin Desert Diva's - one stamp set
Too Cute by Jessica - $25 gift card

Stop by Craftin Desert Diva's to check out all of the inspiring projects from the design team and to join in on the linky party.
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December 4, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Design Day

Today is my design day over at Craftin Desert Diva's and I have a fun project to share using the newly released Tag It and Get Your Jingle On stamp sets.  The Tag It stamp set is so versatile and can be used on just about any project and both sets are perfect for those Holiday crafts.  For my project, I created a cute little elf card.
The elf was cut from the Jolly Holidays cartridge and stamped with a Peachy Keen face stamp.  I popped up the sentiment tag which was created from the newly released Tag It stamp and SVG set. The sentiment is from the Get Your Jingle On stamp set.  A small twine bow in Christmas Mint Trendy Twine was the perfect finishing touch for my card.
Here's a closer look at the two stamp sets I used, you can purchase the sets here along with the rest of the November release.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

December 1, 2014

Trendy Twine Christmas Tin Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Trendy Twine Christmas Tin Blog Hop a perfect way to start December and the special 12 Days of Christmas celebration!  The Trendy Twine design team will be WOWing you all with creative gift giving ideas using Trendy Twine as well as other products found in the Trendy Twine store.  But we will have more on that tomorrow.  Today the design team is showcasing all of the different tins that are offered in the Trendy Twine store and getting you in the gift giving mood!  So sit back, grab your favorite beverage and get ready to be inspired!

For my project, I altered a round treat tin.  I wrapped my tin with some washi tape and then double wrapped some Cherry Limeade Trendy Twine.  A small bow with a couple of jingle bells finished off the bottom of my treat tin.  I filled it up with some yummy M&M's.
For the top, I cut out an ornament and snowman face from the Joys of the Season cartridge to create a shaker ornament.  The snowman was stamped with a Peachy Keen Face stamp.  I added some holly to his hat using a Martha Stewart punch.  A few scattered snowflakes were adhered to the back of the ornament which was embossed with the Darice Snowflake embossing folder.
Iridescent sequins were added to the ornament.  A double bow in Cherry Limeade and an adorable chevron Trendy Page Dot embellished my ornament.
The hand cut tag has a sweet sentiment from the Scrappy Moms Mini Messages stamp set.  I adhered the ornament to the lid of the tin so it will stay attached. Your next stop on the hop is Shelly.
Blog Candy:
We have 2 spools of Candy Cane Trendy Twine to giveaway to 2 lucky winners.  All you have to do is comment and follow each blog in the hop!

Line up:

November 30, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Blog Hop

Welcome to our ninth Craftin Desert Diva's stamp release blog hop!  We are excited to share with you in full the November release stamps. For this 2 day hop, the CDD DT are being joined by the Too Cute By Jessica DT to share some awesome Christmas projects with you.  There are six new stamp sets being released in the Craftin Desert Diva's Shop and are available for purchase.

All stamps with images have a FREE SVG (digital cut file).  This makes it so easy, you just cut out the image and then stamp on it.  The SVG cut file will be in the Craftin Desert Diva's Gallery on Facebook for you to download or after purchase just send an email to craftindesertdivas@gmail.com to claim your SVG cut for the stamp set you purchased.  The images and sizes of the SVGs have also been added to the Craftin Desert Diva's Shop.

Here are the latest stamp sets:
 (Get Your Jingle On) - you can purchase them here
 (Elf Made) - you can purchase them here
 (Baked With Love) - you can purchase them here
 (Tag It) - you can purchase them here
 (Snowman Kisses) - you can purchase them here
(November Freebie) - also available for purchase here
Here are the release specials for you:
1) Use code: 20NOV to receive 20% off your entire order.  Sale ends December 5, 2014 midnight MST.
2) 4x6 freebie is for $30 minimum purchase (before tax & shipping) in the CDD shop. Offer ends December 5, 2014.

Today you can get this freebie pattern by following and commenting on ALL of the blogs in today's hop.  After you have done this, you can email craftindesertdivas@gmail.com or send Tara a message on FB to claim your pattern.
Hop prizes:
1) CDD giving away one stamp set a day
2) Too Cute By Jessica - $25 gift card (regular priced patterns)

If you came from Nicole's blog, you are in the right place.  If not, you will want to start at the beginning with Tara.  Now on to my project, I created ornament shaped shaker card using the Get Your Jingle On stamp set:
The ornament and snowman were cut from the Joys of the Season cartridge.  The background was embossed with the Cuttlebug Snowflake embossing folder.  I tore some paper and added it along the bottom of the ornament to create snow and adhered a punched snowflake with a bling center.  I filled my ornament with some iridescent sequins.  A couple of jingle bells were tied to the top of the card with some Holly Berry Trendy Twine and a sentiment from the Get Your Jingle On stamp set was tucked underneath.
Stamps are available in the Craftin Desert Diva's shop now.  Please join us on Facebook at the Craftin Desert Diva's Gallery we would love for you to share your projects using the Craftin Desert Diva's stamps.

Blogs in the hop today: