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IDEAS Blog Hop - We Are Cut Out to Be Friends!

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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 Simone's lovely project, 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 is all about cutting tools and techniques - fussy cutting, paper piecing, die cutting and punches to create lovely projects for you. 

Stampin' Up! Boughs of Holly Single 12 x 12 Sheet Gift Bag | Gift Card Holder | Card & Gift Bag Set | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I’ve created a fab little bag for treat/gift packaging using a single sheet of 12” x 12” patterned paper. Decorate and embellish to suit any occasion; you can keep a few on hand as they fold flat and take up very little space. They are perfect for a holiday or thank you treat/gift for teachers, neighbours, colleagues and your children’s friends; you can even hang them on the Christmas tree! The finished size is 5” x 5 1/2” x 3/4” (12.7cm x 14cm x 1.9cm) when standing. The card measures 5” x 5” (12.7cm x 12.7cm) and fits into one of pockets in the bag and includes an optional gift card holder. The gingerbread cookie fits into the pocket, too! You can see more photos by clicking on the Etsy link below.

There are 3 ways you can get the December 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 Debbi to see her lovely friendship project. 

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Beautiful projects. Thank you for these awesome ideas.
xo Sigrid


Very striking projects - nicely done!

Sara Rayner

What a great little bag!

Elizabeth Ames

Love your idea to keep treat bags on hand..
On my to-do list.


What a lovely card and treat bag ensemble.
Great Inspiration. Thank You.

I always carry small thank you note cards in my purse ( I never know when I may need one) to give to our watress (tip money & small note inside) when we go out to eat at our favorite restaurant, so an extra ensemble like this would be perfect for that little extra something special to give during this time of year or anytime really.
Person who cuts my hair always receives a thank you card with tip money inside from me. (reminds me, I need to get a hair cut before long.)

Enjoy your day and have a wonderful evening.


Love these projects will try the bag as i have a lot of old dsp too
Greetings Caroline

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