Fabulous Friday Holiday Gift Idea # 2 Heartfelt Creations Basket

This small basket is my second holiday gift idea  for a quick and easy holiday or hostess gift. Here are the directions to make this fabulous little gift.

  1. Cut a piece of white card stock 6 inches by 6 inches. Score on all four sides at 2 inches.
  2. Fold on the score lines.
  3. Score all four outside corners diagonally from the outside corner to the inside corner at the two inch score mark.
  4. Cut 8 pieces of Heartfelt Creations Winter’s Eve designer paper at 1 7/8 inches by 1 7/8 inches. Glue these designer paper squares on to each side of the basket.
  5. Stamp the Heartfelt Creations Holly Sprig 4 times and color with Chameleon markers. Die cut the holly sprigs out.
  6. Fold the four corners in and punch a hole in to each corner. Thread ribbon through the holes and tie the basket together as shown in the picture. Add colored holly springs to each side of the basket.
  7. Fill the basket with peppermint candies.

I am entering this wonderful little gift box for the Anything Goes challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

I would love to know what you think of this simple holiday or hostess gift. Would you like to see more projects and directions for holiday and hostess gifts?

Tutorial Thursday Holiday Gift Idea # 1 Heartfelt Creations Candle Box

This small rectangle box will hold three tea light candles perfectly for a quick and easy holiday or hostess gift. Here are the directions to make this wonderful little gift.

  1. Cut a piece of cardstock 3 1/2 inches by 12 inches. Score on all four sides at 1 inch. Score on the long side at 5 1/2 inches and 6 1/2 inches.
  2. Fold on score lines and cut up to score lines. Add glue to all six tabs and assemble the box.
  3. Cut out a small candle image from the Heartfelt Creations Festive Holiday paper. Cut out 2 pieces of designer paper 1 inch by 1 1/2 inches, 2 pieces of designer paper at 1 inch by 4 1/2 inches 1 piece of designer paper at 1 1/2 inches by 4 1/2 inches. Glue papers in place on top and sides of box. Form tape the candle image to the top of the box.
  4. Tie a piece of ribbon around the completed box after placing three candles inside the box.

I am entering this wonderful little gift box for the Anything Goes challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

I would love to know what you think of this simple holiday or hostess gift. Would you like to see more projects and directions for holiday and hostess gifts?

Make a Notebook Cover

Make a notepad cover for any size note pad. A beautiful notepad makes a great functional gift and they are fun to make!

4 x 3 Micro Mini Album Odds and Ends

This time of year we need to have on hand some small handmade gifts to share with others. This project was completed with some odds and ends I had left over from other projects that I was working on. Love to know what you think of this fun project.

 

Below is the tutorial to construct the 4 x 3 micro mini album from one sheet of 12 x 12 cardstock. Does this tutorial assist you in making the base for the mini album? After you have the base created you can decorate and embellish it anyway you would like!

Close to my Heart Snowhaven 4 x 3 Mini Album and Gift Bag

This time of year we need to have on hand some small handmade gifts to share with others. This project was completed with Close to my Heart Snowhaven paper and complements. I made the gift bag that holds the 4 x 3 micro mini album perfectly! Love to know what you think of this fun project.

 

Below is the tutorial to construct the 4 x 3 micro mini album from one sheet of 12 x 12 cardstock. Does this tutorial assist you in making the base for the mini album? After you have the base created you can decorate and embellish it anyway you would like!

 

6th Day of Christmas Project — Popper Candy Treat Holder

The sixth day of Christmas project uses Cricut Artiste cartridge to make the popper holder and shapes for the stamped trim the tree items,  Close to my Heart Trim the Tree stamp set, Close to my Heart Cranberry (retired) Chevron Ribbon, Close to my Heart Colonial White and Desert Sand Cardstock and extra stickers from the Close to my Heart Cut Above Holiday Treat Bag Kit.  What do you think of this simple project  to continue get the Christmas projects completed ahead of time? Details and more pictures of the projects will be available after the 12th day project is revealed. Stay tune for the 7th  Day of Christmas project.

 

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5th Day of Christmas Project – Close to my Heart Holiday Treat Bag

The fifth day of Christmas project uses Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge to make the stamp shape,  Close to my Heart October 2014 Stamp of the Month, Close to my Heart Cut Above Holiday Treat Bag Kit,  Close to my Heart Colonial White Cardstock and Close to my Heart Ruby Mini Medley Accents Collections  What do you think of this simple project with the Close to my Heart Cut Above Holiday Treat Bag Kit to continue get the Christmas projects completed ahead of time? Details and more pictures of the projects will be available after the 12th day project is revealed. Stay tune for the 6th  Day of Christmas project.

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