Need Last Minute Gift Ideas?

So much for my promise to share my last spice cake creation on Tuesday!  I was ready to go but unfortunately we lost our phone and internet connection which was only fixed yesterday.  This predicament has made me realise that I am, absolutely, no question about it, addicted to blogging and surfing!  I have been the biggest cranky pants during the past few days.

Anyway…I’m back and raring to go.  Before I share my last spice cake creation, I want to share these gorgeous little gift boxes I made today for the current, too cute to resist, Just Add Ink Challenge.  I found inspiration from every element of this photo, from the colours, the bling, the handbags, and of course, the company…Tiffany’s.  Don’t you think that a little item from Tiffany’s would fit perfectly in one of these? And better yet…they not only make gorgeous gift boxes for that someone special, they are also  beautiful, handmade decorations for the Christmas tree. 

 And here is the inspirational photo

 Stampin’ Up! Supplies
Merry and Type, Tags til Christmas, Petite Pairs,

Card: Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Poppy Parade
:   Letters to Santa

Ink: Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Poppy Parade
Ornament, Scallop Square and Extra Large Oval Punches, Paper Snips, Big Shot, Petal Cone Die,
Finishing Touches: 
Melon Mambo Scallop Dots Ribbon, Pool, Party Ruffled Ribbon, Poppy Parade and Pear Pizzazz Stitched Poly Ribbon, Early Espresso 3.2mm Taffeta Ribbon, White Bakers Twine and Basic Jewels – Rhinestones

Sticky Bits: Mini Glue Dots, Snail, Dimensionals, Sticky Strip

Now to my last Spice Cake project.  I love these little bottles from IKEA – such good value and they make great little gifts.  This one will eventually have chocolates in it.  They would have been in the bottle for the photo but my dear husband was unable to resist the chocolates that I purchased.  So much for trying to be organised!

Stampin’ Up! Supplies
Creatively Yours
Card: Very Vanilla
:   Spice Cake Designer Series Paper
Ink: Soft Suede, More Mustard
6cm Scallop Circle Punch, Paper Snips
Finishing Touches: 
More Mustard Scallop Dots Ribbon, Very Vanilla 3.2mm Taffeta Ribbon
Sticky Bits: Mini Glue Dots

Whilst we are on the subject of gift ideas.   I now have gift vouchers available and the best thing about gift vouchers is that from 24 January – 31 March 2012, Stampin’ Up! start the best and biggest promotion of the year…SALE-A-BRATION!  The best thing about SALE-A-BRATION is that for every $100 you spend you get a fabulous gift and I can tell you now the gifts are simply gorgeous.  What better way to spend your Chrissy voucher!  I will be sharing sneak peeks between now and then so be sure to check back regularly or better yet, sign up to receive notifications by email.

If you would like more details about gift vouchers or any of today’s projects, email me at:

Happy Stamping

Posted on December 11, 2011, in Christmas, Gifts and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Wow they are gorgeous, congrats on winning. Kezzy x

  2. Gorgeous projects Tania! I love how you have used the colours and made the four boxes from the inspiration photo! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Add Ink.

  3. Tanya I’m loving your gorgeous little gift boxes – love that they can also hang on the tree. If I were to pick a fave I’d go the Pool Party – all are gorgeous though. Thanks for making the time to join the Challenge at Just Add Ink during this busy time of year.

  4. These are lovely Christmas gift boxes. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink this week and taking inspiration from our photo.

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