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IDEAS Blog Hop - Christmas Crafting!

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I'm back with the IDEAS (International Demos Exciting Artistic Stampin') team this month to share more fabulous projects. We are a group of international demonstrators who create a Tutorial Bundle each month to give you, our customers and readers a heap of inspiration for your crafting.

If you've come from looking at Sigrid's elegant projects, then welcome!  If you're visiting me, I appreciate you stopping by today!  You can continue your journey to see the other inspiring creations from the IDEAS Team by clicking on the NEXT button at the bottom of the post. 


This month we are inspiring you with Christmas projects and the team has created a fabulous collection projects using a wide variety of products. This bundle contains an amazing 14 tutorials and 78 pages of crafty inspiration for your Christmas cards, tags, gift card holders, gift packaging and treat packaging and even the table setting!


I have used the Stampin' Up! Cracker & Treat Box Dies and Sweetest Christmas patterned paper to create the cutest Advent Calendar. Fill the crackers with small gifts or treats and hang them on a 3ft (90cm) table top tree to delight small and big kids alike. It would make a fabulous pre-Christmas gift for friends and family! The finished size of the crackers is 5" (12.7cm) long and 1 1/4" (3.2cm) in diameter. I have provided lots of tips to make this project as quick and easy as possible. Also included in my tutorial is instructions for a gift box shaped Gift Card Holder with 2 options for decoration.

Would you like a copy of the instructions for this and the 13 other projects for your personal use, or even to use in your classes? 

There are 3 ways you can get the October 2022 Tutorial Bundle.

1.  Place an order with me for $50 or more using the current month's Host Code (shown in the side bar on the right) and you will receive the tutorial bundle for FREE. I will email you the PDF file within 24 hours of your order being confirmed.  

2. You can purchase the tutorial with Instant Download through my Etsy store by clicking here. You can pay with a credit card or PayPal and you DO NOT need to sign up to Etsy to make a purchase. Check out as a guest if you are not a member.

3.  Join my team and you will get this bundle of tutorials FREE every month to use for your personal crafting or for classes. You can see all the details over on the Join My Team page. It might be the right time for you consider the opportunity to run your own home-based craft business or to get a great discount on your craft supplies.

Once you have received the tutorials, please remember not to share or distribute the printed or electronic copies of these bundles. We have worked hard to provide these exclusive projects for your use. If you know someone that would like to purchase the bundle, please direct them to me to obtain their copy. Thanks for your support.

Now it's time to hop over to Sandra in the UK to see her lovely projects. 

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Splendid and creative project idea!

Sara Rayner

What a great advent idea!

Yolanda Pasterkamp

Love to see your tree decorated with those cracker boxes! Lots of work, but to see this must be satisfying.

Elizabeth Ames

Such a wonderful idea. I love your Advent Tree! If time permits I will make a few of these for gifts.


What an adorable idea.

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