Make Your Gift Cards Cute: Festival of Trees Gift Card Holder

Make your own Gift Card Holder: Festival of Trees stamp and punch from Stampin' Up!, project by LovenStamps

Yesterday I posted my Naughty Santa Gift Card Holder, but if the hippie santas aren't your style, this project featuring the Festival of Trees stamp set & punch bundle (137640) might be a little more to your liking.  Plus this is a simple stamping project - one that you can put together in a jiffy as a hostess gift (while your hubby
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Who Says Santa’s Not A Hippie?

Make Your Own Gift Card Holder - with Santa & Co designer series paper and Santa's belt buckle.  Directions at

This Santa & Co designer paper cracks me up every time I look at it... if you haven't seen it yet, check it out in my online store.  Really - too funny!  This easy card is a great way to present the gift cards you are giving for gifts this season. The design is based on my Gift Card Holder project from 2011.  I even posted
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Make Your Christmas Simple: Elegant & Understated Card Idea

Ornamental Pin Card Idea: Simple Christmas - go for elegant and understated, card by LovenStamps

Some stamp sets just have the perfect artwork.  Simple, gorgeous and ideal for those elegant and understated cards.  Ornamental Pine (135107) is definitely one of those stamp sets.  Just pair it with a simple shape, like the die cut from the Ovals Collection Framelits (129381) and you're ready to stamp. I do have one basic stamping tip
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*No Allegiance to Any Baseball Team Is Indicated with This Card

Beauty of the Season - cardinal Christmas card idea with a circle punch focal point by LovenStamps #stampinup

Really, I'm not trying to piss off any Cubs fans here... this cardinal from the Beauty of the Season stamp set (135779) just happens to be a beautiful focal point for this Christmas card design idea! So if you're a Cubs fan (or something else anti-Cardinals), then just move on to another post from my blog... perhaps the fabulous Treat Box
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What’s Red and White and Cute All Over?

Envelope Punch Board Tutorial - Make Your Own Long, Skinny Treat Boxes! Project by LovenStamps

Why it's a fun treat box that you can create with your Envelope Punch Board (133774)!  Let me teach you how to make these sweet boxes. The size is perfect for a holiday lip gloss, a trio of Hershey's Kisses or the gift that every teen loves... cash! Wait, here's another thought - what about a pre-paid Paper Pumpkin subscription? That's
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WOW – Year-End Closeouts at up to 80% off

Year End Closeouts from Stampin' Up! - up to 80% off

It's getting to be late in the year, and Stampin' Up! has some overstock on items - including Christmas - that you'll want to add to your stamping stash!  Remember to shop early, because supplies are limited and when they're gone, they're gone! Here's a small sampling of what you might find... (click here to go shop NOW!) A few
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Welcome to My New Home!

Shower favors, party treats, gift ideas for holidays: over 6 years of ideas from Meg Loven's blog posts

For the last few months I've been working hard to revamp, remodel, re-create, rewrite, rebrand re-everything-you-can-think-of on my website, and it's nearly ready to share! Have you ever remodeled the kitchen in your house? Or maybe a bathroom? You know how the guts of the kitchen get spread around the house? You're doing dishes in the
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