Farmhouse Christmas – Day 7

Thank you for the comments on the Farmhouse Christmas projects I’ve been sharing.  I still have more!  Can you tell I had fun with this theme/suite of products.  After the retreat I’ve used these products for a few other things too and I hope to get those shared before Christmas arrives.  Today is another card that I was really happy with.  I hope you like it too.

The front of the card is completely covered with a piece of the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper.  Then accented with some strips.  The Merry is cut out of the Galvanized Metal paper.  I do wish that was staying in the catalog but it is not – so if you didn’t get any yet do it quick. Use the 1/2″ circle punch to snip a little notch in each end of the card and tie the twine around the card front coming through the notch on each side.  It’s just a little different way to add the cotton twine. 

Supply List

  • Merry Christmas to All Bundle – Merry Christmas to All stamp set + Merry Christmas Thinlits dies
  • Thick Vanilla Card stock
  • Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper
  • Very Vanilla Card stock
  • Cherry Cobbler ink
  • Galvanized Metal paper
  • Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine
  • 1/2″ Circle punch
  • Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

For this card the measurements are

  • Very Vanilla Thick card stock 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
  • Designer Series Paper 5-1/2″ X 4-1/4″, 4″ X 3/4″, 3-1/2″ x 1/2″
  • Very Vanilla card stock 3-1/2″ x 1-1/2″
  • Galvanized Metal Paper 4″ x 2″

The Merry Christmas to All stamp set and the Merry Christmas Thinlits will be carrying over but after January 2nd they won’t be a bundle anymore.  Get them now at the 10% discounted bundle price. 

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Farmhouse Christmas – Day 5

I found these cute little metal buckets and decided to use them as one of the pillow gifts.  They fit in nicely with the Farmhouse theme at my Stamp, Scrap & Create Retreat.  There are so many things you could fill these buckets with.  I decided on the Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine.

I added the Striped Burlap ribbon around the bucket – the tear & tape is the perfect adhesive to use for this.  the Sprig Punch is new in the Holiday catalog and its been really popular!  So much so that it is was on back order for quite some time – the shipment came in, all the back orders were filled and then it sold out again and its back on back order.  It’s going to be quite a wait though – the next shipment will arrive in February.  I have mine here if you need to come punch some out.  I used two sprigs and tied them to the handle with some of the Cotton Twine.

Supply List

  • Sprig Punch
  • Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine
  • 5/8″ Striped Burlap Ribbon
  • Tear & Tape
  • Mossy Meadow card stock

Another option to dress up the tins is to add a monogram.  Very carefully stamp on the front with Versamark ink – I used the Brushwork Alphabet set.  Then cover the ink with White Embossing Powder and heat set it with the Heat Tool.

These would be cute gifts filled with candy for the holidays.  But I actually have mine on my craft table and filled with the twine.

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Farmhouse Christmas Day 4

I hope you had a great weekend.  It has been cold and rainy here – pretty yucky really.  But no snow or ice so far.  Last year we had snow on this same weekend – and we don’t really get much snow – so that was unusual.  Anyway on to our next Farmhouse Christmas Project.  I have another card for you that was one of the 8 from my fall retreat.  This one uses the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper and pairs it with the Merry Christmas to All stamp set.  It was an idea I found online.

This one is easy – pick the patterned paper that you like – if you like both sides of a pattern this idea works well – you just cut off a strip and flip it over for the front of the card.  Stamp the words that you want from the Merry Christmas to All stamp set and fussy cut around them.  The mixed fonts is very popular right now.  Then add a bow with the coordinating twine. 

Supply List

  • Merry Christmas to All stamp set
  • Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper
  • Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine
  • Whisper White Thick card stock
  • Whisper White card stock
  • Cherry Cobbler ink
  • Paper Snips
  • Mini Dimenstionals
  • Glue dot

This would be a quick one to make a whole stack of.  I hope you like it.

Right now we have a year end closeout sale going on.  Many items from the Holiday Catalog will be retiring when it ends on January 2nd and some are even discounted right now.  The paper and the twine I used are retiring. 

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Festive Farmhouse Jar – Day 3

One of my favorite things about the Stamp, Scrap & Create Retreat is to surprise everyone with little gifts throughout the weekend.  For the Farmhouse theme there were tons of ideas online and in the stores.  I even managed to find the little red truck with a tree in the back – these were ornaments that I decided to use to make a little decor piece.  This idea is floating around online in a variety of places.

I actually used glue dots under the four tires of the truck to anchor in to the bottom of the jar.  Then sprinkled in some “snow” that I found at the store.  I decorated the lid with a circle of the Farmhouse Designer Series Paper and some of the striped burlap ribbon.  I added a simple tag made from banners and tied them on with the Farmhouse Cotton Twine. 

Supply List

  • Farmhouse Christmas stamp set
  • Festive Farmhouse Designer Series paper
  • 5/8″ Striped Burlap Trim
  • Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine
  • Corrugated Dynamic Embossing Folder
  • Festive Farmhouse Cardstock Pack
  • Mossy Meadow ink
  • Triple Banner Punch
  • Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
  • Glue Dots
  • 1-3/4″ Circle punch
  • Layering Circle Framelits
  • Tear & Tape

This little jar makes a cute desk decoration or gift for a neighbor.  Enjoy!

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Farmhouse Christmas Day 1

Earlier in the fall I held my Stamp, Scrap & Create Retreat.  The theme was Farmhouse Christmas and I used that suite of products for the little gifts and all the projects we made.  I don’t think that I ever shared them here on my blog. Many of the projects were inspired from other other demonstrator ideas or from decor or crafty ideas I found online. Places like Pinterest and Instagram and magazines provide lots of inspiration.  I have 12 different projects to share so I thought I would do a 12 days of Farmhouse Christmas! 

So here we go with day 1 – this card idea came from a non-Stampin’ Up! card that I found online.  It’s similar to another layout that I’ve used quite a bit lately. 

For this card I’ve used the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series paper, Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine, and the Galvanized Buttons from the Festive Farmhouse Suite.  The sentiment is from the Merry Christmas to All stamp set – I just love the size of this and the mixed fonts.  I think the Sprig punch also fits well in this suite of products although you will find it with the Joyous Noel suite in the Holiday Catalog.

Supply List

  • Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper
  • Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine
  • Galvanized Buttons
  • Merry Christmas to All stamp set
  • Sprig Punch
  • Very Vanilla Thick Card Stock
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock
  • Memento Black ink
  • Mossy Meadow Card Stock
  • Mini glue dots
  • Paper Snips

For this card the measurements are

  • Very Vanilla Thick card stock 11″ x 4-1/4″, scored at 5-1/2″
  • Designer Series Paper 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
  • Very Vanilla card stock 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″

Adhere the Designer Series Paper to the front of the Very Vanilla Thick card base.  Stamp the sentiment on the Very Vanilla layer at an angle in the corner of the card stock.  Then adhere that layer to the front of the card so that the words are straight and the layer hangs off the edge of the card.  Use Paper Snips to trim off the excess around the edge of the card front.  Punch three sprigs and attach with glue dots to the card.  The button is also added with a glue dot.

This one actually turned out to be my favorite card from the 8 that we made.  It’s another card design that would be easy to switch out the designer paper for other designs. 

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A Quick Holiday Treat

I have a super quick Holiday Treat idea for you today.  And this one would be easy to adapt for other occasions too – and other colors.  I used Lindor Truffles – I used the red ones and the gold colored ones for this treat.

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I put two truffles in a cello bag – its’ the 3″ x 6″ sized in the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.

I tied it shut with a piece of Real Red 1/8″ Solid Ribbon from the Holiday Catalog.  Tie a knot first.  Then add a wood star from the Hearts & Stars Elements in the Annual Catalog.  There are three sizes of stars and hearts that are open.  The one I used here is the largest star.  And there are 6 of each one in the package along with solid ones. – 72 total pieces.  I also added a piece of the Gold Mini Sequin Trim – also in the Annual Catalog.  Then finish your bow.

That’s it.  If you wanted you could add a stamped tag – but I didn’t.  These were the little gifts at my last stamp a stack class.

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Have a great day!

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