Santa Boxes & More with the Curvy Keepsake Die

With the Holiday Catalog released yesterday, one of the things that you find with any catalog are those products that you see and think, “eh, sure that is cute enough but I can’t imagine really using it”.  Well, I decided to go out on a limb and get one of those items – the Curvy Keepsake Box thinlit die.  I thought it looked kind of interesting but I didn’t know if I would use it… turns out, it is going to be one of my most used holiday catalog purchases!  So-many-cute-boxes-to-make!!!  All thanks for Lynn Starzl for getting me hooked on the possibilities including this box:

This was the thank you gifts I made for my Stamp & Share event last weekend.  I gave them to each presenter and inside the box were little variety packs of embellishments from the Holiday Catalog plus the Dazzling Details bottle with a tag made from the Curvy Keepsake Box die and one of the new All is Calm Snowflake embellishments.  Here is what the die set looks like:

Curvy Keepsake Box die

Curvy Keepsake Box die set

So when the Stylin’ Stampin’ Inkspiration girls did Friday Favorite’s today, I knew what I was going to pick!

Tips for this project:

  • You will need to cut two pieces of cardstock to make these boxes, use Fast Fuze or Sticky Strip to adhere them together to make sure you don’t have your box falling apart later!
  • Do you embellishing and/or stamping on your box AFTER you cut out the shape but BEFORE you assemble your box
  • Tie your handles together with a box so it is easy to get into and out of the box without cutting or ripping anything
  • Use the magnetic platform to make sure your die doesn’t move when cutting out the box sides

Holiday Weekend Special!

** All orders through 9/1 using the hostess code PA6NRD4S will receive a FREE project kit with all the supplies you need to make one of those Santa boxes plus a cute Pumpkin box as well!   Start shopping here **

Want a sneak peek at what the pumpkin looks like?

See!  I told you!  Totally cute and versatile.  And I have even more projects planned with this box and a class to go with it!  I’m not kidding there are a bunch of different ideas out there. Smile

Oh!  And you see the sentiments on each of the tags?  That is using the new Good Greetings stamp set that is available as part of the new Host Promotion that runs now through the end of October. Get this stamp set for FREE and in addition to your regular hostess benefits.  Yup, totally free bonus stamp.  Whoop whoop.

What do you need to do to get it?
Get your friends together for a stamping night with qualifying orders, host a qualifying online Stampin’ Up party, get some friends and start a Stamp Club with me, or just place a $300 order and it is yours!  email me to get you started!

Well, it is the kick off to the holiday weekend!  I hope you have a wonderful and safe Labor Day weekend.  I may be away from my email off and on throughout the weekend so if you email me me, know I will get back to you but it might take slightly longer than normal.

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