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Tag your gift!

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Let them know how extra special they are with a tag they will want to keep. Each tag is die cut and pressed individually by hand using vintage letterpress ornament type. Paper is Crane Lettra #110, 100% cotton. Set of 5 tags come with 5 ft. of gold sparkle twine. Choose from Toy Soldier, Poinsettia or Santa. Available in the Shop for the holidays!

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Mini Cooper Christmas!

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Mini Cooper and Wanda Guess were the inspiration for this card. I love the Mini Cooper car and I was thrilled to find this Rubber Meets the Road stamp on Ebay. I stamped the Cooper using Mowed Lawn Distress Ink on Simon Says stamp #120 white cardstock and then stamped the sentiment underneath.(Merry and Bright monthly kit from Simon Says Stamp) I paired it up with a piece from Doodlebug’s “Here Comes Santa” papers (Merry and Bright monthly kit from Simon Says Stamp) and then put it all on a Lipstick Red cardstock from Simon Says Stamp after I stamped the Cooper on it with Distress Festive Berries for a nice tone on tone background. After seeing this type of tonal background on the Simon Says Stamp blog post from Wanda Guess, I had to try it with the Cooper. Tiny Tinsel and Stars from Tim Holtz Idea-ology.

I can’t wait to send out this card!

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Gift Card Envelopes

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The mini red envelopes are from Simon Says Stamp and the stamps and candy embellishments are from a My Monthly Hero kit. The white embossing powder is also from Hero Arts. I went around the the front of each envelope with Distress Ink Festive Berries and then sprayed the front and back of each envelope with Sheer Shimmer Spritz. The miniature bows on the top of the tree stamps are from saspainter on Etsy.

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More Distress Glitter Flakes

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For these snowflakes I put some matte medium on the wood and let it dry before putting the adhesive and glitter on to see if I could get better adhesion.  Overall, it did not make that much difference.  I used Distress Glitter in Spun Sugar, Faded Jeans and Seedless Preserves.