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Wonderous Wreath Swag

Welcome to the October Pals Blog Hop where we are celebrating an early Halloween and Harvest season. This month we are sharing Halloween and fall projects using our wonderful Stampin’ Up! supplies.

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

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I love the Wonderous Wreath stamp set and Framelits.  It’s been fun to see wreaths made for all the different holidays.  The wreath is even more versatile when you can cut it up into a swag.

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The fence was fun to make.  I used the Hardwood stamp and Crumb Cake cardstock.  I stamped it with Soft Suede ink.  The Chevron Border punch was used on the top of the fence posts. I also sponged the edges of each fence post.photo 2 (10)

The next stop is Sue Becker at RnR Stamping on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting and I hope to see you next month.

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  1. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  2. Becky Gifford at The Social Stamper
  3. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  6. Lynn Kolcun at Stamping with Avery’s Owlery
  7. Amy Williams at Stamps and Spice
  8. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  9. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  10. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  11. Amanda Merrill at Inkflair
  12. Beth Beard at My little craft blog
  13. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  14. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  15. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  16. Liz Gautreaux at Kind Deeds Stampin
  17. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  18. Natalie Bradley at Natalie Bradley Events
  19. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  20. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  21. Amy Whelan at Amys Inklings
  22. Jane Knudsen at www.seejanestamp.com
  23. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  24. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  25. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts By Patti
  26. Amy Hoptay at Inking of You!
  27. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  28. September Gray at septembergray.com
  29. Sherrie Gross at Sherrie Gross at Stampin Sherrie
  30. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  31. Angie Valle-Peters at Paperluxuries
  32. Rae Harper-Burnet at WildWestPaperArts.com

Christmas Box directions

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Here’s the Christmas Box I posted yesterday.  I got the box directions several years ago from Becky Roberts at Inking Idaho.  The box is made with one 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of card stock.  Cut two pieces- piece A is 10 1/2 x 5 1/4 and piece B is 10 x 3 1/8.

Score piece A in the landscape view at 1/2, 1, 9 1/2 and 10. Score piece A in the portrait view at 1/2, 1, 4 1/4, 4 3/4. See picture to cut the corners and make flaps. Attach 10 small pieces of sticky strip as shown in the picture. Use a bone folder to crease all the score lines.photo 1 (3)

Score piece B in the landscape view at 3 1/4, 3 3/4, 4 1/4, 5 3/4, 6 1/4, 6 3/4. Crease on score lines to create “mountains” separating the candy bars from the cards and envelopes.photo 2 (4)photo 3 (3)

The lid is made with one Transparancy sheet cut at 8 1/2 x 8 3/8. Score at 1/2, 3 13/16, 4 6/16, 7 11/16.  Secure the lid with sticky strip.

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Decorate your box with four cute 3 x 3 cards and envelopes, candy and ribbon!  If you make a Christmas Box, please post a picture here.  Thanks!