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Heart of Christmas - Shining Brightly Christmas Gift Set


Hi there

Welcome to another week of Heart of Christmas. Each week, the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects.  

As we get closer to the pointy end of the holiday craft season, I've been thinking about small gift options for neighbours, customers and people like my hairdresser and beautician who have provided great service during the year. 

Stampin' Up! Shining Brightly Christmas Gift Set | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

So, I created this cute gift bag with a piece of 6" x 12" Shining Brightly Specialty Designer Series Paper. The finished size is 4 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/4" (12cm x 11.4cm x 3.2cm). You can use directional paper as well, as the bag folds around horizontally and it easily fits a full 120g bag of Lindt balls, a large gingerbread cookie or the small square box of Guylian Shells. I filled this bag with the Limited Edition Mint Collection Lindt balls.

I've added a strip of the Adhesive-Backed Gold Glimmer Paper at the top, which adds a sparkly contrast and strength to the top section where the handles are located. The Christmas greeting from the Brightest Glow stamp set was heat embossed in gold onto Night of Navy card stock and cropped with one of the Tailor Made Tags Dies and I popped a sparkly holly leaf on the corner and it's held in place with a Dimensional.

Stampin' Up! Shining Brightly Christmas Gift Set | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I created a simple coordinating 4" square card to fit into the gift bag, using the same materials, with the greeting from the Wishes All Around stamp set stamped in Night of Navy ink and finished with gold Festive Pearls

This gift set would look lovely created with many of our 12" x 12" papers from the holiday Mini Catalogue. For those that may be interested, I'll have a tutorial available shortly.


Project Details
Stamps Wishes All Around, Brightest Glow
Card stock & Papers Night of Navy, Very Vanilla,  Shining Brightly Specialty DSP,  Adhesive-Backed Glimmer Paper 
 Ink Versamark, Night of Navy
Accessories Festive Pearls, Night of Navy & Gold Glittered Ribbon
Tools    Tailor Made Tags Dies, Christmas Classics Dies, Stampin' Cut & Emboss, Gold EP, Heat Tool, Dimensionals


Now it's time to hop along to see what amazing creation our lovey host Sharon has for you this week.


If at any time you find a broken link and the next blog doesn’t come up, please click on the link for our host of the  Heart of Christmas Blog Hop, Sharon Davern, and she will have the list of all who are participating.

Thanks for visiting today!


Caroline Manwaring

Such a gorgeous gift bag and matching card, Judy. Very elegant with all the gold accents, and that beautiful ribbon! The mint Lindt chocolate balls are my absolute favourite of all the Lindt chocolate - yum!!!

Kathryn's Stampin' World

Judy a lovely gift box and matching card in the oh so beautiful blue and gold. Someone is going to be very lucky to receive this set.

Kate Morgan

This is a lovely way to package a gift, Judy. These papers are so lush and the gold glimmer is beautiful at the top of the gift bag. A lovely coordinating card to go with it!

Michele Taylor

Lucky hairdresser, beautician and neighbours Judy. This is a stunning gift that will be much appreciated by the recipient.

Jerry Greenwood

This set is stunning! So creative!

Rosa Leyden

A beautiful gift bag Judy that looks extra special using the adhesive Glimmer paper and Shining Brightly DSP. Lucky recipients!


This little card and bag are a gorgeous gift in themselves, Judy - but what a treat to also get chocolate! Lovely idea, and beautifully created.

Rachel Woollard

Stunning gift bag and card Judy, gold, navy and vanilla are really effective together.

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