Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Front Door?

My mother usually spends Christmas with my sister in London, Ont. but this year she stayed home. My sister sent a parcel for her in the mail to my address and I wrapped it for her.
I decided that most of my parcels would be wrapped with the packing paper that comes in my Stampin'Up! boxes, there seems to be a ton of it!

I wrapped this box with the packing paper and sponged (101610) the edges with some soft suede ink (115663). Next I folded 4 rectangles from the same paper and created the panels for the door. I used the Woodgrain background stamp (117100)
to stamp the panels, these were sponged as well.
I used some soft suede card stock (115318) and the 1 3/8" circle punch (119860) as well as some brushed silver card stock (100712) and the 1 1/4" circle punch layered together to make the door knob.
The wreath was created with the snowflake punch (119852) and Garden Green cardstock (102584) the Berries were punched from Red Glimmer Paper (121790) and the circle punch from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309). the tag was punched using the Large Tag (119876) and the Extra Large punch (119866) with some Crumb Cake card stock (120953) and the Soft Suede, this was stamped in Real Red Ink (103133) using the greeting from the Holiday Happiness stamp set (120792) and the holly from the Pines and Poinsettias set (123764) inked with the
Real Red (100052) and Garden Green (100080) Stampin'Write Markers, tied on with some Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine (123125) then a small circle fire rhinestone brad (109110) to dress it up. This is tied onto a bow tied from Real Red 1 1/4" stripped grosgrain ribbon (retired)
This was a fun project and was well received.

Thank you for visitng,



  1. very nice; would you like some of your wreaths back? {!}

  2. What a cute idea, you should post it on SC!