Monday, August 20, 2018

Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek with Christmas Traditions Punch Box from the Holiday Catalog

  • Holiday Catalog Christmas Traditions Punch Box
  • Stampin' Up! Bonus Days - Get a $5 coupon for each $50
  • Do you want ink (pads) with your order?

Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek

Today I'm using another new item from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog; the Christmas Traditions Punch Box.  I love these punch boxes.  The boxes include a 6 piece stamp set that coordinates with the punch plus two mini ink spots--Call Me Clover and Real Red-- and a clear block.  Start with this punch kit and just add paper.  It's a great kit if you have limited supplies, but want to create Christmas Tags and Cards.  The tin itself includes a traditional holiday scene and its perfect for presenting a gift of home made cookies or candies, or fill it with an assortment of hand made cards as a special Christmas Gift.

I decide to make a small treat box to go with this Holiday card I created in an earlier post.  
    

     

This card was inspired by the Stampin' Up! All is Bright Designer Series Paper that I used on another sneak peek card I showed last week.  

The treat box I made today, is two pieces that are assembled using Tear & Tape.   I've included more photos in an earlier post where I made this box using a punch box from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. 

Cutting dimensions:  
Long piece:  8-1/2" X 3-1/4".  
Shorter piece:  4-7/8" X 4-7/8"

Scoring:  
Long 8-1/2" piece:  On long side score at 1/2", 3-1/2", 4-1/2", 7-1/2", using the Simple Scored Scoring Tool

Shorter piece:  Score at 15/16" on all four sides, using the scoring blade on your trimmers

Pinch in the corners of the box and use Tear & Tape to hold the corners to the box.
  
Use Tear & Tap on the bottom and front and back sides to hold the box created from the 4-7/8"n x 4-7/8" to the wrap-around piece.
    
To hold the box closed, punch a 1/2" circle and attach it to the font of the box with the one of the new silver brads from the Metallic Brads collection.  Use a Paper Piercer to create a hole through the 1/2" circle and the front of the box through the box layers to insert the silver brad.  

The top of the box is decorated with All is bright Designer Series Paper, a Gold Foil die cut from the Stained Glass Thinlits, and a snowflake created with the Blizzard Thinlits Dies.  Then I used the Stitched Shapes Thinlit to punch a square out of Pear Pizzazz, and stamped one of the images from the Christmas Traditions Punch Box onto Whisper White and punched it out using the Punch in the Tin.   
   




  • Then I used the Stitched Shapes thinlit to punch a square out of Pear Pizzazz to layer under the stamped image.  
  • I stamped one of the images from the Christmas Traditions Punch Box in Old Olive onto Whisper White, and punched it out with the stamp from the Christmas Traditions Punch Box. 
  • Then I added Gold Metallic pearls to the corners of the Gold Foil die cut and the center of the snowflake


  • If your Wish List has grown past the $99 mark, think about signing up as a demonstrator this month or before you place your new catalog order on September 5.  On September 5, you can select $125 in Holiday catalog merchandise for $99 and then place another order at your demonstrator discount for the rest of your holiday catalog wish list.  You can do it all online or contact me and we'll work through your Starter Kit order together.



Recipe:

Stamp: Christmas Traditions Punch Box
Ink:  Old Olive 
Paper:  Mossy Meadow, Pear Pizzazz, All is Bright Designer Series Paper, Real Red, Gold Foil Sheets 
Accessories:  Blizzard Thinlits Dies, Stained Glass Thinlits, Gold Metallic Pearls, Big Shot, Big Shot Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, Paper Snips, Bone Folder, Stampin' Trimmer, Tear & Tape, Multipurpose Glue


To order current items, go directly to my Stampin' Up! store.  Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek Holiday catalog items will be available September 5.


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Bonus Days Ends in less than 2 weeks



Do you want ink (pads) with your order?  What can you purchase in August to qualify for Bonus Day coupons?  The new-style ink pads introduced as part of the 2018 Color Revamp is a great August purchase.  And it will  qualify for Bonus Day coupons.  

Never heard of Bonus Days?  It's where you get a coupon for $5 for every $50 you spend, Aug 1-31, 2018.  Then redeem your coupons in September when the Holiday Catalog is released, September 5.  Order all of the new colors stamp pads using item number 147161, and save 10% over purchasing them individually.

  
New Color Assortment Stampin' Pads - 10% off over purchasing individually (147161)


You can combine your order for the New Color Assortment stamp pads (item 147161) and your October/Halloween Paper Pumpkin Kit (item 137858) along with other Stampin' Up! items for multiple $5 coupons.  Be sure to keep the email you receive from Stampin' Up! with your Bonus Days coupon numbers safe.  They will not be reissued.  

  

     

To Order:   


1.  Orders over $150 (not including tax and shipping), qualify for shopping rewards. You select free merchandise from the current catalogs to add to your order.  You can also purchase hostess sets with a $150 order.

2.  If the purchases on your Wish List are over $100, the $99 Starter Kit is one way to save on your purchase today.  And save even more on future orders.  You can order $125 worth of product for your $99 starter kit.  After your initial $99 order for merchandise you select from anything in the current catalogs, place an order for the remainder of your Wish List as a demonstrator, and start saving 20% on your purchases.  Need help building your shopping list? Contact me, and we'll work through your starter kit order together. 

3.  Place an on-line order through my Stampin' Up! store - 24/7 Shopping.  I would love to be your Stampin' Up! demonstrator if you don't already have one.  Let me know if you need an Annual Catalog or the upcoming Holiday Catalog. 

4.  Clearance Rack items - while quantities last.


5.  Order current or previous Paper Pumpkin monthly craft kits.  If you've never tried Paper Pumpkin, you can try it now for $50% off your first month. 


Enjoy!



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