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Terrific Tuesday Challenge~ CHRISTMAS

This weeks Scrappy Moms Stamps TTC is Christmas!  I've been working on these Pillow Boxes since last week and how perfect the labels fit with SMS Christmas Cheer stamp set!
 
 This red one uses 3 dies, Pillow Box die, Tattered Poinsettia die and the Distressed Doily die.  The wee labels comes with the Pillow Box die.  I coloured the "Dec 25" using a marker to fit in the label.
 
 
 For this one I used Very Vanilla and Marina Mist from SU. 
 
 
Christmas Cheer "Do Not Open Until" is sooo cute on this one. I also stamped some snowflakes on the Pillow Box die and clear embossed for a subtle effect.
 
 
I put a little Walnut Stain on the flower edges.  Then I used Rock Candy Stickles for the petals.  Crafty Tip; You'll want to dry brush this stuff on.  Once the paper is wet it's enough to give it a sugary look.
 
 
Aren't they pretty.  I have been making these like crazy!
 
 
I'll be stuffing these Gift Cards, tea, hot chocolate packs and some yummy homemade backing like biscotti.
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  1. Love these what great little packages. Great idea for the office

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  2. I love these! Especially the frosty sprarkly look of the stickles.Must have those pill boxes- I certainly love mine- the one I won on Saturday!!!!


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  3. Your boxes look great, those flowers are so pretty!!!

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  4. These boxes are so sweet... the pointsettas are AMAZING.. love them
    ♥Tam

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  5. I think these will be so much fun to make. Thanks for sharing with us.

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