ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop

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Today we have a great line up of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from Australia and New Zealand sharing projects made with NEW products from the Holiday Catalogue which went live on 1st September. Haven’t got yours yet and you live in Australia? Contact me for your FREE copy.

ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop


These beautiful acetate boxes are available in the Holiday Catalogue and are a fantastic idea for a gift with hand-made cards inside. Do you know someone who needs a gift but you don’t know what to give them? What better gift than some Stampin’ Up! hand-made cards beautifully gift boxed? Here’s a closer look at the ribbon and embellishment piece:


You can find all the supplies for this project on pages 12 and 13 of the NEW Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue. Just love these embellishments and set the tag off with some Rhinestones and it looks great. That ribbon, you ask? It’s wired ribbon and is wonderful to work with. Oh and I forgot to tell you about the new Every Day Label Punch which I used for the tag.

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Now, you may have noticed some cards in the box? I’m making 4 cards for the box but will share just one of them today, as you’ve already gone into overload because of the box. Yes?

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Here’s one of the cards:


This card uses the Carols of Christmas Bundle. Did you know, if you buy bundles you actually save 10% on the overall price if you purchased each product separately? I’ve added some of the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper for the background. Stamped the sentiment from Carols of Christmas and layered it up. Here’s a closer look at the tree and deer:


Isn’t that deer just the cutest? There’s a die in the Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies. So, no fussy cutting. The tree may be stamped or just die cut from card stock as I have done. I’ve added some Liquid Multipurpose Glue, then sprinkled Dazzling Diamonds on it and allowed it to dry before placing it in the envelope:

I had a little bit of DSP left over so used it for the insert which has been ink distressed with Old Olive on a sponge. The envelope front received the same DSP and stamped deer. You can’t have boring envelopes and this one lets the recipient know it’s for Christmas.

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Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share.

Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share…


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Make sure you visit all the other blogs in the hop and you can see the products I used below:

Blog Hop Participant List

  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Megan Lenske
  3. Amity Knight
  4. Courtenay Heuston
  5. Kelly Kent
  6. Josie Dean
  7. Cheryl Algie
  8. Maree McIntosh
  9. Kristel Rimmer
  10. Chloe Evans
  11. Sharon Dalton
  12. Carly Middleton
  13. Nicole Wilson
  14. Peta Stephen
  15. Angela Meiritz-Reid
  16. Rachael Lewsley
  17. Kim Oliver
  18. Monique Fielder
  19. Sandra Mastello
  20. Cathy Pinchbeck
  21. Rose Packer
  22. Barbara Williams
  23. Jessie Holton
  24. Rosalie Desmond
  25. Liv Ingle
  26. Ellen Woodbridge
  27. Rebecca Scurr
  28. Mandy Depiazzi
  29. Samantha White
  30. Libby Dyson  YOU ARE HERE
  31. Lisa Gibson
  32. Delys Cram


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About LibbyD

Hi, I'm Libby. I'm a wife, mother, Gran and sister. I'm also an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator! in Australia. I love all things Stampin' Up! Making meaningful connections is important to me and I value the long lasting friendships I have made through Stampin' Up! I knit, cross-stitch, sew and get inky with stamps, ink and paper. Connect with me to find out more Have a look around and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to arrange your own Stampin' Up! workshop (FREE) or find out about classes. Call 0410 315 786 Email

8 thoughts on “ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop

  1. Awesome gift idea Libby. Love these cards and how beautifully you’ve packaged them up.

  2. Such attention to detail – love it. Now I know what to do with my leftover pieces of DSP.

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