Share What You Love [2] – Stampin’ Up! Artisan Blog Hop

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Hello and welcome this Artisan Blog Hop!
Today we are Sharing What You Love with these fabulous new bundles!
The Share What You Love promotion is now LIVE and available for ordering from today. These fabulous bundles are exclusive to the early release and include FREE items. Individual items from the Share What You Love suite will be available when the 2018–2019 annual catalogue is released on 1 June 2018, but the bundle offer is only available in May.
The 3 bundles available are:
#149804 Just Getting Started
#149808 A Little More, Please
#149812 Gotta Have it All
For this hop I had the pleasure of creating with all the goodies from the ‘Gotta have it all bundle’ and I can tell you it is just G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S!
I have made a box complete with 4 ‘Happy Birthday’ and 4 ‘Just a Note’ cards plus a coordinating mini gift bag. I have made this with my Nan in mind and will be sending this to her as gift which she could use and then perhaps re-purpose the gift box to keep notes or cards sent to her.
All the papers are just so pretty I had a tough time picking out one for the lid but in the end went with this one to match with the Mint Macaron Base. I also love that they are just slightly thicker than normal DSP so really nice a sturdy for 3D projects.
The base of the box is a full sheet of A4 and I have cut the Designer Series Paper (DSP) to A4 size too. This is a very simple box to make, the base has been scored at 7/8″ on all four side and the lid has been scored at 3/4″ on all four sides. I have then cut all the tabs and brought the box together with the tabs on the inside the box and lid. The inside divider is 6-1/2″ long x 3″ wide – scored on the long edge at 1/2′, 1-1/2″ & 2-1/2″.
The belly-band was two 1″ strips of A4 Rich Razzleberry joined together and wrapped around the box. I have creased as I folded round the box but you could measure and add score lines if you wanted a more precise finish.
For the birthday cards I have kept to the same design but changed up the DSP and coloured bases which coordinate with the papers. The Pearlized Doilies are beautiful but I wanted the colour to match. So achieve this look I have used the reverse side as this is less shiny and inked up using a sponge brayer. I have added these on to the scallop die cut from the Layering Circle Framelits . The Lovely Floral Embossing Folder also comes as a part of this bundle and as you will see I have added this to pretty much everything LOL
The note cards were quick and easy to make. The bit that took the longest time was stamping out the words, but once I had the letters mounted up onto blocks I was able to stamp out multiples fairly quickly. I have first embossed the background layer (3-3/8″ x 4-7/8″), then cut strips of the DSP (1″ x 3-3/8″) for each card. I have used the 1-1/2″ circle punch for the colour cardstock layers (Rich Razzleberry, Grapefruit Grove, Mint Macaron, and Old Olive). The ‘Just’ is cut out from the words ‘Handcrafted just for you’ and the ‘a note’ was stamped in individual letters.  I stamped out the ‘a note’, added the ‘just’ & then punched out with the 1-1/4″ circle punch.
All the sentiment circles have been layered on the the cardstock and popped up with a few dimensionals. To complete these cards I have used the mini paper clips from the embellishment kit and tied on a bow with the twine.
To complete my gift box I want to add a sweet little coordinating gift bag, this was made on the gift bag punch board – do you have a gift bag punch board? It’s not something I use every day, but so handy to coordinate your gift and card. The Rich Razzleberry Velvet Ribbon is perfect for handles.
 
I have punched holes on the side of the bag and ties the handles inside the bag with knots.

I absolutely adore these bundles gorgeous products and free items! What is not to love? You can of course purchase this bundle or if you would like to join as a demonstrator you can also add any of these bundles to your starter kit. If you don’t already have a demonstrator I would love you to join my team, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or you can join HERE today.

Be sure to also check out and follow Stampin’ Up! Pinterest board for lots more project ideas using these bundles
THANK YOU to everyone who took time comment on the first Share what you love Artisan hop, I absolutley love hearing from you!

Congratulations to Patricia Allison! Your names was pulled out at random to receive these notecards, please drop me an email (coastalcrafter@googlemail.com) or send me a message through my contact button on my blog with your home address and I’ll shall get these sent out to you.

That’s all from me for today and I shall leave you to hop around the Artisan Design Team to get LOADs of amazing ideas for these beautiful bundles. Next up is my lovely friend Jenni Pauli – Enjoy!

If you live in the UK and would like to purchase any of these or other Stampin’ UP! products I would like to be your chosen demonstrator, just click on any of the product images below to head on over to my online shop.

 

    Comments

    1. Charlet

      Beautiful box and the contents inside are just amazing. Love how each card looks so different using the same template. The colored doilies are so beautiful. Hugs!

    2. Kayla MacAulay

      This is such a creative idea Emma. I love what you have done with all these products, you have really showed them off to their full potential. You are so creative, I think I might need to Case your idea and make a box, it’s so awesome.

    3. Debbie Flattum

      Beautiful projects. Would make great gifts. Thanks for the dimensions so we can re-create!

    4. Gloria Sperring

      I would like to know if your birthday cards were cut 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″? Did you cut a single layer color card stock layer? I’m really sorry to ask, but, I didn’t understand your card stock layer. I did want to Thank you for sharing with us all, your beautiful projects! All of them are gorgeous. I plan to case these projects for a Mother’s Day gift!

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        Coastal Crafter

        Thank you! The measurements for the card stock layer I gave was for the front of the smaller notecards. The base for these are the pack of pre-cut and scored note cards and envelopes.
        The larger Happy Birthday cards are a 1/2 sheet of A4 (14.8cm x 21cm) and then a single layer of Very Vanilla cut to 10.2cm x 14.5cm – hope this helps. Hugs Emma x

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