Carta Bella Paper: Stocking Stuffer Gift Boxes

Hello, papercrafters! The first thing my kids dig through on Christmas morning is their stockings. Sure, they love the treats and candy … but their FAVORITE part of opening their stocking is opening the small gifts they discover inside. This year I am going to use the Carta Bella Holiday Gold Foil Cardstock collections to create small stocking-stuffer-sized gift boxes to hold their treasures!

Jana Eubank Carta Bella Foil Cardstock Stocking Stuffer Boxes 1 600
I used an electronic die cutting machine to cut out the pieces for the boxes. They are simple to put together and take no time at all! Even the bows are cut from the gold foil cardstocks!
Jana Eubank Carta Bella Foil Cardstock Stocking Stuffer Boxes 3 600
For this box, I used the Cream Snowflake Flurry Gold Foil Cardstock for the body of the box and then added a bow cut from  Red Merry Christmas Words Gold Foil Cardstock.
Jana Eubank Carta Bella Foil Cardstock Stocking Stuffer Boxes 4 600
I reversed the patterns on this box, using the Green Merry Christmas Words for the body and the Red Snowflake Flurry for the bow.
Jana Eubank Carta Bella Foil Cardstock Stocking Stuffer Boxes 5 600
This box looks regal with the Navy Holiday Plaid for the box!
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What types of gifts could you add to these darling boxes for YOUR stockings this year?
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Echo Park Paper: Beware

I have spent the early part of this week in my scrapbook room playing with all of the Halloween collections in my stash. It’s been so much fun! I’m catching up on a lot of pages and getting pumped up for my favorite holiday at the same time. I’ll be sharing these pages with you over the next week or so.

The first one feature the adorable Echo Park Paper Bewitched collection. I thought the florals in this collection were the perfect accent for this page of my daughter and her friend dressed as gypsies last Halloween!

Jana Eubank Echo Park Paper Bewitched Beware Layout 1 600

I used my Silhouette Cameo 3 machine and a cut file by Echo Park (Design #214711) for the title. I replaced the letter “a” with the owl sticker and added a witch hat sticker to the letter “b.”

Jana Eubank Echo Park Paper Bewitched Beware Layout 2 600

I love when journaling cards have interesting shapes on them to cut out and use as layers. Here, I used one of the cards from the Journaling Cards paper to the left of the photos. It was the perfect spot to anchor the potion bottle, candy, jar and butterfly stickers, too!

Jana Eubank Echo Park Paper Bewitched Beware Layout 3 600

I cut the floral/stripe border from the Border Strips paper to use at the bottom, and cut a large circle from the Phantom Pumpkins paper to highlight the main photo. A couple of cute pumpkins and other stickers accent the photos along the bottom.

Jana Eubank Echo Park Paper Bewitched Beware Layout 4 600

The purple damask paper is the B side of the Trick or Treat paper and was the perfect pattern to bring everything together on the gray cardstock background.

Jana Eubank Echo Park Paper Bewitched Beware Layout 5 600

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I hope you’re having a great week!
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Echo Park Paper: Oh, Holy Night Card

I love how the Echo Park Paper Oh Holy Night collection captures the peace and serenity of the Christmas season. It’s the perfect collection for creating a card for that special someone on your holiday card list.
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The focal point for this card is the fussy-cut angel and wreath cut from the 4×4 Journaling Cards paper. I used the Stitched Rectangle Die Set to cut two panels of Christ Is Born paper (stars) and All Is Calm paper (maroon snowflakes).
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Below the angel is a Bethlehem city scape cut from the Border Strips paper. A tan ribbon wrapped adorned with a button is wrapped around the bottom of the card to add softness.
I used the Gold Shimmer Cardstock to die cut the “Oh Holy Night” sentiment and Bethlehem star with the Oh Holy Night #2 Die Set. The subtle shimmer of this beautiful paper is the perfect finishing touch!
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Wishing you a peaceful holiday season!

JanaBold

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Echo Park Paper: Santa’s Workshop Gable Gift Box

Hello, friends! I’m back today to share an idea for wrapping up those holiday treats this Christmas. I used the Carta Bella Paper Santa’s Workshop to create this roomy gable box, perfect for a batch of cookies, loaf of bread, rolls, or whatever goodie you would like to take to a neighbor or friend!

Jana Eubank Carta Bella Santas Workshop Gable Box 1 600
I added a handcut a snowbank from Ultra White Felt Designer Cardstock for the front of the box, so that the chipboard Santa and reindeer had a place to park the sleigh. I cut the “M-E-R-R-Y” letters out from the banner stickers and used foam dots to pop them up above the large “Christmas” word sticker along the top of the box. A couple of chipboard ornaments fill out the top right corner of the box front.
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I placed the To/From die cut (Frames & Tags Ephemera) on top of the cheer red/white striped panel (Season’s Greetings paper) on the top of the box. A gingerbread boy sticker is waving “hello!”
I used my Silhouette Cameo machine and the “Poinsettia” cut file by Echo Park Paper (Design #96543 in the Silhouette Design Store) to create the blue poinsettia to the right of the tag. The blue paper is from the 6×6 paper pad and matches the rest of the collection perfectly. I used Classic Green Felt Designer Cardstock for the leaves. The flower center was created using the Gold Shimmer Designer Cardstock and a flower punch a yellow flat-back pearl stickers from my stash.
Jana Eubank Carta Bella Santas Workshop Gable Box 3 600
Anytime I give a gift, I like to write a short note to go with it, so I created this small, coordinating enclosure card using the scraps I had left on my desk. I used the Merry Christmas Decorative Tape adhered to a scrap of white cardstock as a quick-and-easy sentiment. (On a sidenote, wouldn’t this tape be GREAT to make sentiments for all of your Christmas cards this year?! Just sayin’ … *wink*)
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Christmas is a few months away, and that means you have the time NOW to think about how you would like to package up those holiday treats. Don’t rush and do something last minute, … make them look special with this adorable Santa’s Workshop Gable Gift Box.
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Other Supplies:
Carta Bella Classic Green Felt Designer Cardstock
Carta Bella Gold Shimmer Designer Cardstock
Santa’s Workshop Sticker Sheet
“Poinsettia” Cut File by Echo Park Paper (Design #96543 in the Silhouette Design Store)
“Large Tote 3D Box for Print Panels” by Snapdragon Snippets (Design #274274 in the Silhouette Design Store)
Yellow Flatback Pearls
Flower Punch for Flower Center (Martha Stewart Crafts)
Blue/White Striped Grosgrain Ribbon

Happy Creating!

JanaBold

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