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Busy time of year

Posted on December 8, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Howdy all

Waving to my new site members, Facebook likers and to those I meet in person at recent craft markets

Apologies first, Its nearing Christmas and is my busiessed time of the year, I have been a busy, busy, very busy bee and not had much time at all to get onto my website, I am also sorry if I have missed repling to any emails, I work full time, then hometo make kits, completing orders and also deal with the usual home life issues, there isnt much energy left except to fall into bed lol to then try and trail through all the scam/junk emails I receive and some genuine emails may get overlooked, if I have missed replying, please don’t hesitate to send me a friendly reminder.

Along with keeping those that have ordered kits online, inspired with their christmas projects, I have been trying to work on my own handmade goodies and gifts for upcoming craft fairs, I do have some goodies to show.

I have managed to work on a couple of new kits that I have added to my webstore. I finally had a play with creating a Punch Art Full body Santa. I used my Santa Punch Art Head design and then pieced together his body, added an embellishment tag and presented him on a Chocolate Block Slider Pocket.

I have my full body santa punch art available as a basic kit, the punch pieces included make two full body santa’s. I am also offering as a separate kit the pieces to make full body Punch Art Santa and also includes the pre-cut , scored cardstock to make a Chocoalte Block Slider Pocket Gift (using a 100g Cadbury Block), the instructions also include additional measurements for a couple of the more common various sized Chocolate Blocks ie Cadbury 200/220g, Cadbury 100g and 100g Lindt Milk Chocolate.

I have also listed in my webstore the Stocking Gift Card Holder die cut kits, one being a basic kit and the other including the Stocking Accent die cut pieces for added decoration.

My latest creation has been made using the Stampin’ Up Petite Purse Die, while my version and design is different, for the initial inspirationI would like to give credit to Debbie Henderson for her version of a reindeer treat box using the Petite Purse die. I have my own preference to punches and die cuts and the look I like to use in my designs, this is my version of Rudolph the Reindeer Petite Purse Gift Box and , I have added a tag using the Moden Label Punch and in this example have filled with Reindeer Spares (Malteasers & Jaffa) for Santa’s eight reindeer & Rudolph.

These were very popular at a recent craft market and after quite a few people asking, I have my version available as a pre-cut cardstock kit,  and will be available in my webstore shortly.

Ok, back to the grindstone, the Christmas rush will slow down shortly and I will be back

Categories: Punch Art, Creative Gift Packaging, Templates / Tutorials

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