Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Paper Crafting Blog Hop - Gift Packaging - December


Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia are participating. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you this month - all spotlighting Gift Packaging!


 I told you last month how much I love Fall - the weather has now turned really cool - and Winter is in the air.  Fireplace is lit at night - tree is up and stockings are hung.  Christmas is almost here.  So I chose to stick with a Christmas theme for my packaging.  This is a little gift money holder decorated to look like a gift.

I have eight grand kids and each Christmas we try and keep the gifts at about the same value - but it is nearly impossible.  When Christmas rolls around there are always one or two a little short - so they get cash to make up the difference.  This year I am making little money holders to present it in. The Real Red Cardstock is 8" x 9" scored along the 9" side at 3 1/4" and 6 1/2" to form a pocket that I cut at an angle and adhered with Tear and Tape.

Then added some DSP from the Trimming the Town papers to give it a festive touch before adding the cold hard cash lol!

I used the Gift Wrapped Stamp Set and the Gift Bow Builder punch to make a cute little belly band to hold the holder shut.  And a Real Red Blend; and a Shaded Spruce Stampin' Write Marker to color it.

There are several fun bow designs to pick from and color - then just punch it out with the punch and pop it up on a dimensional on top of the belly band.  What could be easier - and now all the kiddos will be happy!


I hope you enjoyed my post and would love it if you'd leave me a comment. Now click on through to the rest of those hopping this month to see all of their wonderful creations! ~Maureen

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Annette McMillan
Sue Boerner
Martina Auer
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannah
Julia Mazur
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Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward 

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Annette McMillan said...

Love this, Maureen. This bundle is a great choice for a gift voucher or cash, and as I said in my post, I love red for Christmas.

Krissi Hannahs, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator said...

I love this idea to give a gift certificate or money. Will work for any occasion as well. Great job and thanks for the wonderful idea.

Maureen Rauchfuss said...

Thank you Annette and Krissi - fast, easy and I think pretty cute too!

Julia Mazur said...

Great idea Maureen! Very on-trend too with the long card.

Tracy Held said...

I think that I would like the packaging slightly more than the gift enclosed inside it!

Shirley said...

The way the polka dots and stamped gift bow compliment each other is fabulous. TFS!

Terri Stewart said...

I love your design! What a great way to give cash! Thanks for sharing!

Sandee904 said...

Maureen, this money holder is adorable in the red dots. Love it. And who doesn't love to receive a cash gift. I do not know! TFS

Sandra Roberts (Sarnie) said...

Love this for a cash wallet gift !