Saturday, July 20, 2013

SVG Attic Christmas in July Blog Hop

Hello everyone!  You should be arriving from the SVG Attic blog.  Thanks for stopping by to see what Christmas in July fun I have for you today.
How many of you have a hard time finding a gift for someone on your Christmas list?  I know I do!  Gift cards are really getting popular instead of traditional gifts because the recipient can get EXACTLY what they want and it takes the guess work out of gift-giving.  So today, I wanted to show you what I made to help you jazz up gift cards that you may be giving in the upcoming holiday seasons!
I used two different sets from SVG Attic.  The gift card holder base is from Holiday Cheer Gift Boxes.  The file I used was the Gift Card Pop Up Box. For the layers I kept them all at the original size of 5.5" wide and Box, Insert, Inside Tag,and Rosette were the ones I used.  It fit the gift card perfectly.  I used 1/8" silver ribbon (Robert Stanley brand) on the top to make it look like the box was tied with ribbon.  The designer paper is from DCWV's Holiday Collection The Christmas Stack and the solid cardstock is from Recollections.  The stamped sentiment on the inside is by Hot Off The Press and is from the Ticket small stamp set.
The stocking on top is from Cookies For Santa.  I used the Stocking Gift Card Holder file.  The layers I used were Front, Green, Heel_Toe, Joy, Lt_Green, Red and Top.  I imported them all into my SCAL2 program, made sure the keep proportions box was checked and sized them all to 2.4" wide.  It made them the perfect size for the top of the box!  I embossed the red part of the stocking with a diamond embossing folder and the top with a swirl embossing folder to add visual interest.  I inked around the different cuts with tan and brown chalk.  The word Joy is popped up with foam tape and the finishing touch was a bow made with the silver ribbon and the tiny jingle bell.
If you want to see more inspiration from the Cookies For Santa SVG set, you can look at my Gingerbread Man card here.

Here is the lineup of the blogs in the hop.  If you want to be eligible for the $20 SVG Attic gift card, you must leave a comment on all four blogs in the hop.  We would also love it if you would become a follower of our blogs, but it is not a requirement.
Beth (You are here!)
Jearise (Go here next.)
If you love the files I used on my project, head on over to SVG Attic...all their files are currently 75% off!  Stock up on all the ones you need (and want).  We would love to see what you create!

ETA: I was so excited to see the Holiday Gift Wrap Challenge in the Moxie Fab World and am entering this gift card holder there!

I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

Winner of top 3 at Platypus Creek Digitals!

Entering Here:

54 comments:

  1. Don't you just love that little box! Great project and love how you used the stocking on the front.

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  2. I LOVE THIS!!! The paper is really simple but pretty!!!

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  3. Once again, SO creative! You always have a little trick up your sleeve, don't you, Beth? Lovely work as always, and thanks SO MUCH for stopping by to bless us with your fellowship and your art. May God bless you as you create and share your art.
    Hugs,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  4. Such a cute little box!! I love the design and the rosette! I love rosettes! Thanks for playing in the ClearlyiStamp Christmas in July Challenge! Debbie McNamee CiSCDT

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  5. How cute to make a box that looks like a real present to give a gift card!

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  6. This is a Great way to personalize a gift card! Love it!! Very Creative and inspirational. Now I know what i'm going to do with all those gift cards I buy for family and friends. Thanks you for Sharing this Idea! :)
    Melissa Clark

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  7. True Christmasy colours I love it!

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  9. I give a lot of gift cards. This is such a cute idea. I know I will use it. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. A very Beautiful Gift Card holder. Love the gorgeous rosette!
    Awesome job!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M (my blog)♥

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  11. Gorgeous gift idea. Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin, hugz Suzanne DT

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  12. Great work hunni. Such a great idea.

    Love the papers.

    Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar.

    Tracey DTxx

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  13. oh wow!!!! great project!!! i love ti!! Thanks for such inspiration!!

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  14. Fabulous gift card presentation and project for the holidays. Thank you for playing along with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge #54.

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  15. Great little box - love the stocking!

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  16. I love this ... cute stocking..
    Laura
    www.lauraleesdream.blogspot.com

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  17. Cute little box, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week

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  18. Like the idea of putting the gift card in the box like that - better than just putting it in a card!

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  19. Who wouldn't love to receive this. Great job.

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  20. Fabulous! Love the pop up touch to it.

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  21. What a cute gift card box!! Sometimes the packaging makes the gift so much better. This box will make any gift card extra special. Thanks for playing in the Clearly iStamp Challenge.

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  22. Such a sweet gift box. Love the papers used. Thanks for joining us at LRS

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  23. An absolutely wonderful idea. I love everything about your gift box. Thank you for sharing it with us this week at Christmas Card Challenges.
    --Heather

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  24. Love your gift card holder. I've used that file many times for many different seasons and events. Cute!

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  25. Great card thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck x

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  26. Super, Super, Super cute! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

    Hiding in My Craft Room
    ~Laurie

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  27. Fabulous project! thanks for joining simple salutations #54
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  28. Gorgeous crafting - thanks for linking for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see more of your festive loveliness soon. x

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  29. Fantastic idea! Love your creation! Anyone would love to receive this under the tree or in their stocking! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Creations.
    Tracey F., DT Crafty Creations Challenges

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  30. fabulous creation...thank you for joining us at LCC for our challenge.

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  31. Gorgeous creation...thank you for entering Melonheadz Friends!
    xxx Margreet

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  32. OH WOW that is excellent I LOVE it .... so much nicer than having just the gift card ... love it !!
    Many thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

    Good Luck

    Tina DT x

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  33. This looks fabulous Beth and thanks for joining our Christmas challenge at Sweet Stampin this week
    x catherine

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  34. This is such a great holiday project. Love the beautiful gift card holder. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week. :)

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  35. Love the gift box!! The papers are perfect with the stocking! So glad you shared at Clearly iStamp!
    {hugs}
    Debbie

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  36. WOW Beth, this is gorgeous, hun, such a fabulous idea too, thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs, this week, good luck xxx

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  37. Lovely Project! Thank you for joining in at Clearly iStamp for our Christmas in July challenge - it is a blessing to have you enter - enjoy your day and good luck on the draw Gail DT

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  38. Awesome gift card holder!!
    Thanks for playing along with our embossing challenge at CCC!

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  39. fab idea xxx thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps xx

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  40. oh this is so super cute, I love it!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  41. nice gift card holder!! I have these files - I will need to remember this cute idea! Thanks for linking up with our "anything goes w/a ribbon" challenge at 3 Girl JAM!!
    DT member
    http://teachdanz.blogspot.com

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  42. Wow, I love the presentation of this! The papers are so beautiful and love the cute Christmas stocking!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  43. Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M (my blog)♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  44. Now this is a way to give a gift card! Love how you decorated the top of it! :) Thank you so much for joining us at Clearly iStamp! Hugs-Katy DT

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  45. Beautiful display. Thanks for sharing at Brown Sugar Challenge!

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  46. Okay this rocks! I just might have to make one!!

    Thanks for playing in Clearly iStamp Challenge #3 - Christmas in July! See you on Aug 2nd for challenge #4.

    Kathy D.
    Clearly Digi Stamps DT/Clearly iStamp Challenge Coordinator

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  47. Love your gift card holder, it looks fabulous! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  48. Such a fun project!!! Love the papers!!!
    Thanks for sharing and linking up over at 3GJ's Anything Goes challenge! Hope to see you back tomorrow for a brand new challenge!
    Jessica
    3GJ DT

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  49. Hey Beth! Thanks for linking this up to the Holiday Gift Wrap Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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