Little Valentine Gift Boxes!

Stampin' Up! Valentine Treat Boxes - Peggy Noe - stampinup

So I had a ladies brunch to go to yesterday and I decided to take each person one of these adorable little treat boxes! I filled them with candy hearts and set one box on each place. They loved them!

Stampin' Up! Lots to Love Box Framelits - Peggy Noe - stampinup

For the boxes I used the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper. The boxes were cut with the Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies. I’ve shown you these boxes before and really like them ~ they are for way more than Valentine’s Day!! You can use them to hold lots of small gifts or treats. I’m thinking a tea bag would fit really well too!

Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies
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This beautiful color I’ve used for the hearts is Berry Burst, one of my current favorite Stampin’ Up! colors. And the ribbon, oh my gosh, I love it, Metallic Edged no less 🙂 These boxes are seriously a snap to make, and I like being able to make a gift quickly, like a hostess gift. You will love them.

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Easy DIY Valentine Wreath!

Stampin' Up! Valentine Wreath - Peggy Noe - stampinup

Do you like decorating your home? I love decorating the inside of my home, and my front porch. I usually keep a wreath on my front door, and for the past year or so I’ve had a wreath with leaves and little soft white buds. They look like tiny cotton buds. For each season I’ve added some special trim to my wreath. 

Stampin' Up! Lots to Love Valentine Banner - Prettypapercards - stampinup

For Valentine’s Day I decided to hang a small heart banner across the center opening of the wreath. I cut the hearts using the large heart from the Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies, and I used the fabulous Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series Paper for the hearts.

Stampin' Up! Lots to Love Box Framelits - Peggy Noe - stampinup

I cut out several hearts (one is from plain Melon Mambo card stock) and clipped them onto some of the pretty Gold Love Mini Tinsel Trim with Gold Library Clips. Bling bling!! I simply tied the ends of the trim onto branches of the wreath. Easy!!

Stampin' Up! Valentine Banner Wreath - Peggy Noe - stampinup

When we moved into our home we painted our front door black. It was a bold move but now I’m so glad we did it. It looks good, and everything I hang on my door looks great against the black!

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It’s Time to Trim Your Stockings!

Stampin' Up! Prettypapercards Trim Your Stocking Dies - Peggy Noe - stampinupAren’t these Christmas stockings darling? In this picture they look almost like full-sized stockings hanging on a mantle, but truly they are only about 4″ tall and they are made of card stock! Such nice little treat holders – or gift card holders – for the holidays!

Stampin' Up! Christmas stocking - Peggy Noe - stampinup

This stocking is made with Whisper White card stock and Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper in Tranquil Tide. The loop for hanging the stocking is Silver Tinsel Trim.

Stampin' Up! Prettypapercards Christmas stocking - Peggy Noe - stampinupI think this one might be my favorite ~ made with the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper. One side of the sheet of dsp makes the stocking and the back side makes the trim! This set of dies even has a die for the darling little red ornaments on the stocking!!

And, the back of each stocking is a pillow box to hold the treats or the gift card! Isn’t that ingenious?

Stampin' Up! Christmas Stockings Prettypapercards - Peggy Noe - stampinupThis is the perfect time to order these thinlits dies. You can make them in time for Christmas! You could even make one for each day of December and use them as an advent calendar, filling each pillow box with a candy!

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NEW Video Tutorial: How to Make a Gift Box!

Stampin' Up! Prettypapercards Handmade Gift Box - Peggy Noe - stampinup

I’m back today with a video tutorial on how to make these quick and easy gift boxes! I showed you one of these darling little boxes the other day on the Pals Blog Hop HERE. I’m personally making a bunch of these for my holiday gifts and I was thinking you might like to make some too! Here’s the video:

The foil paper takes this box from ordinary to FABULOUS! Stampin’ Up! has a nice selection of foil papers (gold, silver, copper), but I personally love this Champagne Foil. And when you run the piece on the top of the box through the Big Shot with the Winter Wonder Embossing Folder, it really creates a WOW factor!

Stampin' Up! Prettypapercards Gift Boxes - Peggy Noe - stampinup

In addition to the Champagne Foil Box, I’ve also made another box using Cherry Cobbler card stock and panels made from the Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper (4 panels 1-3/4″ x 2-3/4″). The top of this box is a piece of Whisper White card stock cut to 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ and embossed with the same embossing folder. AND, you can get this embossing folder FREE from me!

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Birthday Pillowboxes and Special Offer!

Stampin' Up! Petal Garden Pillowboxes - Peggy Noe - stampinupYesterday I told you that I would show you some other ways to use the Trim Your Stocking Thinlits Dies. Here they are, birthday pillowboxes! Aren’t they nice? I mean, truthfully, they are floral treat holders, but in my mind I’m thinking of gift cards and birthdays! 🙂

Stampin' Up! Petal Garden Pillowbox - Peggy Noe - stampinup

Now if you remember, these little cuties are made using dies from the Holiday Catalog, Interesting, right? This just shows you that Stampin’ Up! products are so versatile! These dies are not simply for the holidays, you will use them all year round! The pretty floral paper is the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack.  This paper comes in a 6×6 pack and is perfect for making one pillowbox!

Stampin' Up! Birthday Pillowbox Petal Garden - Peggy Noe - stampinupThe squiggly arrows above point out for you two additional dies in this set: the stitched heart and the little strip of hearts. I’m going to use that heart alot! There are 19 (!!!!!) dies in this set! I also highlighted for you the pretty ribbon used on this pillowbox.

Here’s what I’ve been working on this weekend…more holiday pillowboxes!! These are for a craft fair in November. For these I added some gift tags stamped with the Merry Little Labels stamp set and then punched with the coordinating Everyday Label Punch.

Stampin' Up! Holiday Pillowboxes Trim Your Stocking - Peggy Noe - stampinup

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Count My Blessings Clear-Mount Stamp Set
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Holiday Pillowbox!!

Stampin' Up! Trim Your Stocking Thinlits Dies pillowbox - Peggy Noe - stampinup

When I saw this adorable pillowbox in the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog I just knew I had to make it! It’s on page 23 if you want to look 🙂 So, of course I had to order the Wishes All Aglow stamp set for the cute ho-ho-ho lights, and the Trim Your Stocking Thinlits Dies that make the pillowbox.Stampin' Up! Pillowbox Trim Your Stocking - Peggy Noe - stampinup

The pretty olive and black paper is the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper. Love Love Love!! The lights are so darling, they just make me smile! I stamped them in Versamark ink and then embossed them with Gold Embossing Powder. Behind the lights are Vellum snowflakes cut out using the Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies.

Stampin' Up! Pillowbox Prettypapercards - Peggy Noe - stampinup

The pillowbox is surprisingly made using these multipurpose thinlits dies. They create a cute stocking that has a pillowbox backing so you can tuck a gift card right in the stocking! Or, you can just make the pillowbox by itself, as I’ve done today.

Here’s a picture from page 15 of the Holiday Catalog, showing what the stocking looks like next to the pillowbox. And there are so many other cute dies in the set!

Come back tomorrow because I’m going to show you some non-holiday pillowboxes to show you the versatility of these dies!

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