12 Days of Christmas – Day 12

For my final project from my 12 Days of Christmas Series I have the Secret Santa Gift that I made for our Team Christmas Party.


I used the Merry Music Specialty Designer Series papers for my inspiration.  I made a little bonbon and some half bonbons to put product and chocolates in.  I used the labels I’d made on previous projects on the bag and the Jar of Malteasers.  I purchased the little jar from Kmart.

I also make up a little box for some ribbon that uses no adhesive and can fold flat.  The box was originally made by Sam Hammond from Pootles.


This box was originally made by Sam Hammond from Pootles.co.uk

If you’d like to have the opportunity to be a part of a Secret Santa at our Team Christmas Parties then join my ProCRAFTinators Team.

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Product List

Bone Folder


Jute Twine


OnStage Swaps

At every major Stampin’ Up! event we, as demonstrators, have the opportunity to swap ideas with other demonstrators.  We are encouraged to make a card front or 3D item to swap with other demonstrators so we can get some additional ideas.

I was really struggling with ideas this time around but after a great chat with one of my downlines I was inspired by re-using one of my ideas that I’d used previously as a demonstration.

So I made these card fronts as my swap using numerous colours.  I used the Faux Bleaching Technique.  I started by sponge braying ink onto the card stock in an ombre look.  I then spritzed the hexagon embossing folder with water and then placed the card stock with ink facing down onto the embossing folder.  Take the card stock off and you should see that the water has taken off the ink in the wet places.  Let it dry and then stamp another image over the top in a darker ink.

You can purchase all the products to make these cards at my online shop.

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