Christmas Extravaganza update

November 23, 2008 | 2 comments

Last night was my Christmas Extravaganza event and we had lots of fun making our projects that were displayed in my last post. It ended up being a very late night, or maybe I should say, early morning but everyone went home happy with their items.

All the projects made where done using 1 packet of Holiday Harmony Designer Series paper along with coordinating items and there is still some DSP left over. This DSP along with the Season of Joy stamp set that I’ve used and the Purely Pomegranate Satin ribbon are only available till 30th November so if you wanted some order now so you don’t miss out. All other materials used are in the current IB&C and therefore available for purchase until 31st March.

Most of the projects have been CASED from Splitcoaststampers, Stampin’ Up demonstrators or craft lovers that have generously provided tutorials for us to share and recreate these items. All items that have been CASED have a link to the original tutorials that I have used.

Would you like to see the projects in closer detail?

Project 1 was an Accordian Card Bag created by Dannie Graves.

 

Accordian Bag

and the side view so you can see the Accordian part…..

 

Accordian Bag sideview

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: Purely Pomegranate, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Hemp Twine, Purely Pomegranate Satin ribbon, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8″ circle punch, Crop-a-dile, Pewter Jumbo Brads, Scor-pal

Project 2 was the Treat Box from SplitCoastStampers which can be found here

 

Treat Box

Supplies:
Card: River Rock, Holiday Harmony DSP
Accessories: Crop-a-dile, Metallic Eyelets, River Rock Double-stitched ribbon, Scor-pal

Project 3 was the Origami Box & Paper Bow from Splitcoaststampers which can be found here and here

 

Origami Box

Supplies:
Card: Holiday Harmony DSP
Accessories: 1/16″ handheld circle punch, silver brads, Pop-Up Glue Dots

Project 4 was the Box in a Bag which was created by Dianna Gibbs and you can see her tutorial here

Box In A Bag

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: River Rock, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: Always Artichoke, River Rock
Accessories: Sticky Strip, Round Tab punch, Slit punch, 1/8″ handheld circle punch, Purely Pomegranate double-stitched ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Scor-pal

Project 5 was the lovely Gift Box with tutorial provided by Makeesha Byl.

Gift Box

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: River Rock, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: River Rock, Always Artichoke, Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Scallop Edge Punch, 1 1/4″ circle punch, River Rock double-stitched ribbon, Purely Pomegranate satin ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, thick cardstock (DSP backing board is ideal), Scor-pal, silver cord

Project 6 was another project provided by Makeesha Byl which is a CD Holder.

CD Holder

CD Holder close up

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: Purely Pomegranate, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: Always Artichoke, Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Large Oval Punch, 1 3/8″ circle punch, Purely Pomegranate satin ribbon, 2-way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Project 7 was a card box with acetate lid and belly band along with 6 matching cards & envelopes.

Card Box set

Card

The measurements to make this box are as follows:

Box base: Always Artichoke 236mm x 187mm. Score all sides at 35mm
Lid: Acetate cut to 197mm X 148mm. Score all sides at 15mm.

To make the Belly Band I only had A4 card in River Rock available so this is what I did.

1 x River Rock 34mm x 225mm, 1 x River Rock 34mm x 100mm

1 x DSP 30mm x 225mm, 1 x DSP 30mm x 100mm

I layered the pattern pieces onto the matching River Rock piece and then scored the 225mm length as follows:

Score at 15mm then at 53mm at either end. Place over lid of box and wrap to back adhere the smaller piece just connecting the edges so there is room to slide the belly band on and off the box. (hope that makes sense)

Supplies:
Stamp sets: Season of Joy, Party Punch (Hostess Level 1)
Card: Always Artichoke, River Rock, Purely Pomegranate, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: Always Artichoke, Purely Pomegranate, River Rock
Accessories: Scallop Circle Punch, 1″, 1 1/4″ & 1 3/8″ circle punches, Always Artichoke 1/4″ grosgrain ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Transperancy Sheet, Very Vanilla C6 envelopes.

Project 8 was another of Makeesha’s projects and this is a Gift Card Holder.

Gift Card Holder

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: Always Artichoke, River Rock, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: River Rock, Purely Pomegranate, Always Artichoke
Accessories: 1 3/8″ circle punch (for inside slot), Large Oval Punch, River Rock double-stitched ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip

and the final project was a Christmas Cracker and a great tutorial for making this project can be found on Lynette Couper’s blog here

Christmas Cracker

I’ll try and replace this picture when I can take a better shot of it. The light was just too glary at the time.

Supplies:
Stamp set: Season of Joy
Card: Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla, Holiday Harmony DSP
Ink: Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Purely Pomegranate double-stitched ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Rich Regal Brads.

If you would like to purchase any of the items I’ve used to make these projects then contact me now by email or phone 0418 218 467.

Remember the stamp set – Season of Joy, the Holiday Harmony DSP and the Purely Pomegranate Satin ribbon is only available till 30th November.

2 Comments

  1. Alana Galagher

    WOW – all your projects are absolutely gorgeous. I’m off to CASE your beautiful tag on the origami box right now. TFS xx

    Reply
  2. Therese D in Oz

    WOW Nikki, I wish I lived in Sydney so I could come along. All of that for $35 – that’s wonderful. If you ever want to do a drive up this way, I’ll find people to come along for it 🙂

    Reply

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