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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A "Just Because" Christmas Gift using Glimpses by Signify Pink

Hi Everyone! What a beautiful day it is here in Torbay this morning! I started to take down my fall/halloween lights outside this morning, soon it will be time to put the Christmas lights up!

Speaking of Christmas, I have been thinking about what I can make for the teachers, neighbors & friends on my list just because I like to give out cute homemade gifts.

I received the most colorful Christmas scrapbooking paper from Signify Pink, it's called Merry & Bright from their Glimpses collections.

*Glimpses by Signify Pink is a scrapbooking and crafting line that supports women's passions and creative spirit by providing them ever-evolving crafting products and ideas to showcase their memories and celebrate their lives.
(*from Signify Promotions)

Here is what I've made so far using the fantastic paper & embellishments.

Here are the details on how I put this together, real simple!

I started with a bottle of hand soap from the dollar store, removed the label and cut the scrapbooking paper to fit nicely around the bottle and adhered using double sided tape.

For the tag/ornament. I used a cardboard star that I had left over from last year, I purchased several in a package at Michaels for $1.50 I, these are great for making ornaments.
I traced the star onto the paper and cut it out and then glued the paper star to the cardboard star using Mod Podge.

I distressed the edges of the star using red ink and a sponge. I used my square scalloped punch to punch out 4 squares and then adhered them to the center of the star, making a larger square, using double sided tape.
I stamped the word WISHES on white card stock and adhered to the green polka-dot square.

I added a ribbon bow and hanger and a little embellishment also from the Glimpses line. So cute, I love it.

Now on to the card.

I cut a piece of red cardstock to 
8 1/2 x 5.
Scored it along the 8 1/2 length at 4 1/4. Fold it to a card shape. I then cut the beautiful patterned paper slightly smaller, 4 x 4 3/4 and adhered it to the front of the card. I then used more paper , stickers & embellishments to decorate the front. I used a hole punch to punch out those awesome peppermint swirls!

So easy & super colorful. This is definitely a Merry & Bright gift!

Be sure to visit Signify Pink, they have more than just scrapbooking products. They have an entire line of clothing & accessories in their Fight Like a Girl line and the best part about it is a portion of their Fight Like a Girl proceeds goes to help support breast cancer research.

Imagine, Improvise & Invent


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At November 9, 2011 at 12:04 PM , Blogger The Bormann Family said...

These are awesome!!! Love them, we shared the link on our Glimpses Facebook page:

At November 9, 2011 at 2:10 PM , Blogger Flipchickdesigns said...

These are FABULOUS! Love em!

At November 9, 2011 at 2:53 PM , Anonymous Trish @ uncommon said...

These are so sweet! I love the star! We are hosting a Home for the Holidays link party and would love for you to join us! I know our readers would love these ideas for gifts!

At November 9, 2011 at 7:44 PM , Anonymous Custom ornaments said...

These are great!!! I love the star!!! :D

At November 9, 2011 at 11:46 PM , Blogger Q @ JAQS said...

Those are so fun!

Love for you to join my Linky Party - JAQS "Made by ME" at

At November 10, 2011 at 1:37 PM , Blogger South Bay Studio said...

Very cute idea. Kathi

At November 10, 2011 at 1:40 PM , Blogger Mandy said...

These are great! Would love for you to share them at 2 Christmas Parties I have going on!

At November 10, 2011 at 7:52 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love it! And I pinned it to my Pinterest! Thanks for sharing the awesome tutorial!

At November 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM , Blogger Pat M said...

I pinned it, too! Really a great idea!
I am blog hopping & following you from Katherine's Corner. Growing Old With Grace Hugs, GraceinAZ

At November 10, 2011 at 10:58 PM , Blogger Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

I love them all and would be so pleased if you'd come across and link them to my Simply Christmas Inspiration party at

At November 11, 2011 at 6:11 PM , Blogger kelly said...

I love how you matched everything up. The look great.


At November 16, 2011 at 3:22 AM , Blogger Q @ JAQS said...

Hi - great project - I featured you and your project this week at JAQS "Made by ME" Linky party :)

At November 19, 2011 at 1:23 AM , Blogger Honey I'm Home Blog said...

Who wouldn't want to receive this beautiful gift. Impressive. Thanks for linking it up to Fabulous Friday at Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust.

Warmly, Michelle

At November 20, 2011 at 11:36 PM , Blogger Jennifer said...

Just wanted to let you know that I have mentioned this post on my blog. If there is anything you would like me to remove please let me know. Cheers


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