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{Dashing Bag in a Box}

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I've noticed in the years I have been teaching papercrafting that every Christmas there seems to be THE project everyone loves.  2009 brings us the "Rivetmaleapprovedbag in a box" for an easy gift idea.

And I love this quick project, too!  You can make two out of one sheet of our designer series papers and all the rest can be made out of scraps and bits & pieces, so easily a project that can be done for less than $1.

The Dashing paper has been so overwhelmingly popular this year! The Real Red, Old Olive, and River Rock combination is striking, festive, and still easy gift ideasslightly unexpected.

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{Holiday Harmony Pop Can}

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Rivetgreatgiftidea Here's version two of the pop can for this year.  (scoll down to see another design) So, depending on your mood, these can be bright and fun or more sophisticated.
 
The stamps used on this project are often missed in the catalogue because easy gift ideas handmadeit's such a small set.  It's called Snow Flurries and the words are from Short & Sweet.  If you love these colours, grab the papers now as they will be deleted Nov 30th!
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{Pop Can}

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RivetbudgetwiseMy favourite packaging idea revisited!  Not only great for Christmas, but perfect for birthday party favours (or invites!!) or any other fun occasion.

I've done this one up using the Wintergreen Designer Series Paper and the Crazy for Christmas set, which is perfect for this project.  I quickly coloured in here & there with the Stampin' Write markerrubber stamping classes pop cans and done! 

I have just a few slots left in December for classes – let me know if you'd like to book a class for EASY and NO TEMPLATE packaging ideas!  It's a great way to also learn rubber stamping techniques!

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{Crazy for Christmas Gift}

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This is a fun and easy little gift for Christmas!  All you need is an double easy gift ideas handmade aero bar wrapped chocolate  bar and a few bits of paper and card!

Now that I have finally bought myself this set, I've used it heaps.  And now that I can replace markers individually (November's promotion), I've been far less stingy about letting my customers use them!  These cute trees were coloured in with various bright colours to match the Designer Series Paper and the wrapper with just a dash of Dazzling Diamonds glitter.

The words are also in that Crazy For Christmas set.  Use your marker to stamp out just a portion of your stamp, giving you greater flexibility with the images you already own.  Markers available as singles just until November 30th! 

If you are overwhelmed by which colours to order, here are my top ten suggestions:

1. Chocolate Chip

2. Real Red

3. Old Olive

4. Basic Black

5. Bashful Blue

6. Summer Sun

7. Regal Rose

8. Certainly Celery

9. Mellow Moss

10. Elegant Eggplant

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