More Yankee Candle Box Ideas, FREE Shipping, and Year-End Closeouts!

Last week I shared 3 holiday gift box ideas using 12 x 12 DSP to hold a Yankee votive candle (or other gift/treat). Today I have some alternative ideas. The first uses cardstock to make the box. (*The directions are the same as the previous ones made with DSP. Click HERE for measurements, etc.)

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Yankee candle box idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can add layers to the cardstock panels using any DSP.  The DSP panels measure 1 7/8 x 1 7/8. It’s a great alternative with the  6 x 6 DSP packs or when using patterned paper that is directional (like Toil Tidings shown below).

Stampin' Up! Toile Tidings Yankee Candle gift box idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can close the box with clips, mini clothespins, mini library clips, ribbon, etc. Use what you have!

The Stampin’ Up! Clear Tiny Treat Boxes are the perfect size to hold a Yankee votive candle as well.  You can create a holder for the candle using DSP to coordinate to put inside the box.  Then dress it up with some coordinating ribbon for a pretty presentation.

Stampin Up! Clear Treat Box Yankee candle gift idea with Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I like that you can see the candle in this version.  It’s great for craft shows or when you want the person to be able to choose their favorite scent or color. To make the holder, cut a piece of DSP that measures 3 x 3. Score on all 4 sides at 1/2″.  Use the 1 1/2″ Circle Punch to center and punch a circle from the middle. Slide the punch all the way up and make sure it is centered on either side, then punch.

Then cut the corner tabs and use a mini glue dot on each tab to secure the holder.

Stampin Up Designer Series Paper holders for votive candles - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Insert in the acetate box, put the candle in the holder, and wrap with ribbon. *Optional: Cut a 2 x 4 square from the same DSP, fold in half, and slide it in the box behind the candle holder. It makes it easy to distinguish the front from the back. It also allows you to add a stamped sentiment on the back of the box.

Stampin Up! Making Christmas Bright Clear Treat Box Yankee candle gift idea with Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up! Perfectly Plaid Clear Treat Box Yankee candle gift idea with Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are so quick & easy to make! They would be great table favors if you are hosting a dinner party. If you are traveling over the holidays pack a few for the housekeeper, etc. I love to leave little gifts for my cleaning ladies and always bring a little something when I go for a pedicure, haircut, massage, etc. I had fun using different stamps, punches, and ribbons to embellish. Here’s some of the other ones I made.

Stampin Up! Stitched Stars Clear Treat Box Yankee candle gift idea with Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up! Making Christmas Bright Clear Treat Box Yankee candle gift idea with Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up! Christmas Gleaming Clear Treat Box candle gift idea with Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up! Christmas Gleaming Clear Treat Box candle gift idea with Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s a handy reference for color coordinating the Yankee Candle holiday scents with Stampin’ Up! cardstock. *If you don’t have a local Yankee Candle store near year, check out their website (often cheaper than Amazon!) for sales.  Here’s a link to a set of Christmas scents that are on sale!!! https://www.yankeecandle.com/product/holiday-favorites/_/R-1601277

Yankee Candle Holiday Scent / Stampin’ Up! Coordinating Color Cardstock

Red Apple Wreath – Real Red
Sparkling Cinnamon – Poppy Parade
Icy Blue Spruce – Pretty Peacock
Magical Frosted Forest – Shaded Spruce
Mistletoe – Mossy Meadow
Balsam & Cedar – Garden Green
Snow-Dusted Bayberry Leaf – Granny Apple Green
Alpine Mist – Soft Sea Foam or Mint Macaron
Evergreen Mist – Garden Green
Balsam & Clove – Gray Granite
Sparkling Snow – Very Vanilla
Holiday Lights – Wisteria Wonder (retired)
Warm Luxe Cashmere – Midnight Muse (retired)

Do you want to know what cardstock colors coordinate with the DSP packs? All DSP paper packs list the coordinating colors on the cardboard insert. You can also find them listed in the catalogs (under the photos of the DSP) or in my online store. Click HERE then click on the image to find what colors coordinate with your favorite Designer Series Papers.

Coming soon…. NEW DSP Swatch Books! This is the BEST reference and handy tool for when you are creating! I use mine all the time! All the coordinating cardstock colors are listed on the back to make it easy when creating! I will be offering DSP Swatch Books for the New 2020 Occasions Catalog (as well as Product Shares for all the new DSP, ribbons, and embellishments)! Let me know if you are interested! I only make a limited number of swatch books so get on the list now!!! More details to come!!!

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Click HERE to print FREE 2019-2020 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Color Coordinating Chart

Which is your favorite style Yankee candle box…DSP, cardstock, or clear?

Stampin Up! Greatest Part of Christmas stamp set and Designer Series Paper Box Idea for Yankee Candle votives - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Leave me a comment below and let me know your choice. You could be the next winner in my 12 Days of Giveaways!

The Day 4 winner is….Carol B. Congratulations Carol! I’ll be sending you a fun fold card kit with punched pine trees! Thanks to all who left comments!  I enjoyed reading your reasons for dies vs. punches! I agree with what so many of you said! Carol mentioned all ages can use punches and Marge noted how both punches and dies have a purpose! So true!

Here’s some more Good News….I am extending my FREE Shipping offer for one more day!  Would you like to know why? Stampin’ Up!’s YEAR-END CLOSEOUT begins today, December 3 (while supplies last), and you and can save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits. Shop early to avoid missing out! Supplies are limited and popular items will sell out quickly. This amazing sale ends on January 2. To take advantage of my Free Shipping offer, simply place your order of $50 or more through my online store before midnight (EST) on December 3rd. (Remember to use the host code if your order is under $150) *This offer is from me personally so you will pay shipping at checkout and I will send you a handmade card with a check to cover the shipping cost. (You’ll also receive my exclusive FREE Monthly Tutorials via email showcasing the Perfectly Plaid Bundle!) Happy Shopping & Saving!!! I appreciate your business!  

Click HERE to shop! Then click on Year-End Closeouts. For orders under $150 please use the host code.

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie
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December News & Updates….

  • YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS  December 3- January 2 (while supplies last).  Save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits.
  • The Delicata Metallic Inks and refills, the Moose punch and the Brightly Gleaming and Feels Like Frost paper packs are sold out of the Holiday mini catalog, and no longer available. Make sure you place your order for what you want as many of the seasonal offerings run out near the end!
  • FREE SHIPPING (from me) through CYBER MONDAY Tuesday, December 3rd for orders of $50 or more from my online store! Email me or Click HERE to shop!
  • FREE Tutorials
    Perfectly Plaid Bundle…
    Orders of $40 or more receive EXCLUSIVE monthly tutorials (via email). The tutorials this month feature card ideas using the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set and coordinating Pine Tree Punch (Dec.) *These ideas are not posted on my blog!
    Christmas Gleaming Bundle… Get 3 FREE card tutorial ideas with the purchase of this bundle (through December).
  • 12 Days of Giveaways Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out when I post.  Simply leave a comment to enter to win! Prizes change daily!
    Here’s the winners so far:
    Day 1 – Diane – Snowman gift card kit
    Day 2 – Kim Johnson – favorite Christmas card
    Day 3- Judy B. – Wine tag kit
    Day 4 – Carol B. – fun fold punch kit
  • Join my Stampin’ Up! Team Click HERE to join or contact me for more information!
  • Pinterest Follow me on Pinterest HERE
  • Paper Pumpkin – Click HERE to subscribe by December 10thPaper Pumpkin Dec 2019December’s kit features:
    • 12 full-sized cards, 4 each of 3 designs.
    • This kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more!
    • Coordinating colors: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold and Exclusive Tutorials FREE with Purchase!

Welcome to my 12 Days of Giveaways! It’s December! And that means crunch time when it comes to preparing for the holidays! This month I am featuring the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set and Pine Tree Punch. Believe me, when it comes to last minute projects, a punch gets it done (quick & easy)! This is one of my favorite bundles!

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I have three different versions of a super quick fun fold Christmas card idea I made using this bundle.

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love fun fold cards and this “Impossible Fun Fold” is actually very easy to do and uses minimal supplies. (Great for when you need to make multiples!)

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

For the first card I stamped 2 of the tree stamps directly on the Whisper White cardstock piece using Shaded Spruce Ink. I stamped the third tree on Shaded Spruce cardstock with Versamark and heat embossed it with Gold Embossing Powder.  Then I punched it out with the coordinating Pine Tree Punch and popped it up with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  You can add a sentiment and sign the card on the back.

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

For my second card I used the same tree stamp for all three trees.  I stamped two and then heat embossed the one in the middle again. I punched out all three and added a few rhinestone embellishments to the trees on the side. I love the heat embossed sentiment as well as the ribbon and bell on this one!Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love this fun fold and because I like to send photo cards to my family every year I wanted to see how it looks with a wallet size photo.

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

*This is not my family photo (It’s actually one of my sisters with her family). I need to get our family photo printed so I can make these cards! I love how it turned out! I make a lot of cards every year and I will be able to make multiples of these fast! You can make 4 of these card bases from 1 sheet of cardstock! I can also decorate 2 cards from each 6 x 6 piece of DSP.  With 48 sheets in the Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer Series Paper I’ll have plenty for all my Christmas cards!

If you would like to make this fun fold card, you can click HERE to view my photo tutorial with measurements, etc.  Which card do you like best?

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Here’s two more projects I shared previously using this bundle with the Wrapped in Plaid 6 x 6 Specialty Designer Series Paper. *Click on the image to see the original post with directions.

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid stamp set and Pine Tree Punch Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Pizza Box Christmas gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

To get your three FREE card tutorials using this bundle all you have to do is place an order for $40 or more this month.  *These tutorials are Exclusive and will not be shared on my blog. I will send you your tutorials via email. I will also send you a thank you card (as I really appreciate your business) along with a card kit to make creating quick & easy.  Just stamp, assemble, and send!

Did I mention you also get FREE Shipping (on orders of $50 or more through Cyber Monday) *This offer is from me personally (not Stampin Up!) so you will pay shipping at checkout then I will send you a check in a handmade card to cover the shipping cost.)

So, what are you waiting for?! To quote my favorite line from Richard Gere in Pretty Woman, “It’s Time to Shop”! Click HERE or on the product images below to visit my online store.

Day 3 Winner in my 12 Days of Giveaways is….Judy B! Congratulations Judy! Email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I will send you the wine tag kit using the Christmastime is Here DSP!

To enter to win in my 12 Days of Giveaways leave a comment below. Which do you prefer, punches or dies?

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Product List for Perfectly Plaid Fun Fold Cards

 December News & Updates….

  • The Delicata Metallic Inks and refills, the Moose punch and the Brightly Gleaming and Feels Like Frost paper packs are sold out of the Holiday mini catalog, and no longer available. Make sure you place your order for what you want as many of the seasonal offerings run out near the end!
  • TODAY THROUGH CYBER MONDAY Enjoy FREE Shipping (from me) for online orders of $50 or more!
  • FREE Tutorials
    Perfectly Plaid Bundle…
    Orders of $40 or more receive EXCLUSIVE monthly tutorials (via email). The tutorials this month feature card ideas using the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set and coordinating Pine Tree Punch (Dec.) *These ideas are not posted on my blog!
    Christmas Gleaming Bundle… Get 3 FREE card tutorial ideas with the purchase of this bundle (through December).
  • 12 Days of Giveaways Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out when I post.  Simply leave a comment to enter to win! Prizes change daily!
    Here’s the winners so far:
    Day 1 – Diane – Snowman gift card kit
    Day 2 – Kim Johnson – favorite Christmas card
    Day 3- Judy B. – Wine tag kit
  • Join my Stampin’ Up! Team Click HERE to join or contact me for more information!
  • Pinterest Follow me on Pinterest HERE
  • Paper Pumpkin – Click HERE to subscribe by December 10thPaper Pumpkin Dec 2019December’s kit features:
    • 12 full-sized cards, 4 each of 3 designs.
    • This kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more!
    • Coordinating colors: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

Q is for Quick Gift Ideas

Welcome to my ABC Holiday 2019 Series! Throughout this series I have been sharing all kinds of cards, gifts, and ideas to help make your holidays as easy as ABC! Today is all about Quick & easy gift giving!

Stampin’ Up! offers several products to make gift giving Quick & easy. If you are anything like me there are times when you need a last minute gift.  I keep some of my favorite quick & easy gift making products on hand so I am always ready.  Two of my favorite products for quick holiday gifts are the copper tins and the mini gold pizza boxes (these come in white also).

Stampin' Up! Brightly Gleaming Copper Tin and Perfectly Plaid Pizza Box Gift Ideas for Christmas - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Both of these products are food safe which make them great for homemade goodies. You can also fit 3 x 3 note cards inside which can be used for gift enclosures or tags. What a great holiday helper gift idea for a busy coworker, friend, or hairdresser!

The Wrapped in Plaid 6 x 6 Specialty Designer Series Paper has gold foil accents on classic Christmas plaid designs which look great with the gold box. I punched the tree from a 3 1/4″ square of Shaded Spruce cardstock using the Pine Tree Punch. I adhered it to to a piece of 3 x 3 DSP and then to top of the box. I stamped the tree image from the Perfectly Plaid Stamp set in Shaded Spruce ink and adhered it to the box with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The Shaded Spruce ribbon with gold stripe is the perfect accent. It’s quick & easy to just wrap around the box and tie a bow.

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Pizza Box Christmas gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My husband makes delicious fudge every year for the holidays and the mini pizza boxes are great for gifting individual sweet treats.  I plan to give this to my daughter’s former violin teacher.  She loves my husband’s fudge and we bring her some every year. Her husband passed away a few years ago and she enjoys it when Ariane visits her when she’s home for the holidays.  This gift box coordinates with the card I shared the other day which makes a nice gift presentation. (*You can click HERE for the directions to make the card if you missed that post.)

Stampin' Up! Perfectly Plaid Pizza Box and Christmas card gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My second quick & easy gift uses the Copper Tins. I used these copper tins last year to hold my homemade cinnamon candy I make for my family and friends. The tins were a big hit last year so I thought I would update the look with the gorgeous Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper. This DSP has copper accents which coordinate well with the tins.

Stampin' Up! Brightly Gleaming Copper Tin Christmas gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I cut the DSP at 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 and adhered it to a 3 x 3 piece of copper foil and attached it to the tin. I punched the ornaments using the Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack and adhered them with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The sentiment is stamped in Delicata Celestial Copper Ink. If you would like to see the copper tins (and some other gift ideas) I made last year click HERE.

Don’t forget….24 Hour Stamp Sale is tomorrow (Wednesday).

24 Hour Stamp Sale

Download the flyer now and make a list so you’re ready when the sale starts.

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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FREE Tutorials…This month I am offering 3 Exclusive PDF card tutorials using the All Around Wreath Dies and coordinating stamp sets. You can get these tutorials FREE with a purchase of $40 or more from my online store. (These ideas will not be shared on my blog.) In addition, you will receive a handmade thank you card from me along with a card kit for any order each month! I love to make and send cards and I appreciate your support!

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