ESAD 2013-14 Catalogue Blog Hop

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I hope you are enjoying the New 2013-14 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue Blog Hop so far !  If you are following the hop right from the start you will have just come from Jenny Humphreys lovely blog …. if you are starting here that is fine too you will still get around to everyone by following the links below!

So what to share with you for this hop???  I was so unsure about which beautiful new product(s) to share for this blog hop, I made a LOAD of projects and finally settled on a super super super fun Folded Gift Box that I have made using some of the gorgeous new Designer Series Paper in the catalogue.  I also use my FAVOURITE bundle in the catalogue:  Label Love which is a fantastic Stamp Set and coordinating Artisan Label Punch for only $54.25 let me tell you this is one bundle that you are going to absolutely 100% NEED!

Anyway here are some of the gift boxes.

This is some of the stunning Modern Medley DSP with a Label Love tag finished with a Very Vintage Designer Button.  These gift boxes hold a good sized gift, in fact our Stampin’ Up! watches fit in perfectly!

Here is one with the sweet Gingham Garden DSP, again using the Artisan Label Punch as the label and this time decorating it with some beautiful clay flowers (these were coloured by mixing a little re-inker with crystal effects!)

This final one is made using the Epic Day This and That DSP and is my ‘male’ spin on the box, again with a Label Love tag to finish it off!

So how did I make this box?  Well I didn’t come up with this one I found a set of instructions by Susanne Draheim but they were in German (at least I think they are *blush*) but I still really wanted to make this gift box so set about working out how to make them using Susanne’s instructions as a starting point (thank goodness numbers are a universal language!).  [NB: Suzanne’s original tutorial is no longer available].  So after I worked out how to make them I thought I would put a video together to share her beautiful (and easy) gift box with you.  Here is the video ….

Now time to move to the other wonderful creations from the ESAD crew …. you can head over to Marsha Hulland’s blog here or just use the ‘next’ and ‘previous’ buttons below to work your way through.


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  1. Oh Oh Oh … I love this!! Awesome little gift box – thanks for the video too!! Hope you are feeling better 😉 xx

  2. Sherylee says:

    Very pretty Tania – love the flowers too!

  3. Helen says:

    Love the gift box will have to have a go.
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Angie says:

    Awesome box again……must give it a go.

  5. Monique says:

    Love it to bits, now to give one a go myself! Thanks for the great video Tanya

  6. Marsha Hulland says:

    Wow this is just awesome Tanya!

  7. Love these boxes Tanya. They are all just so lovely in the different papers. I might just have a go at them sometime.

    Thanks for sharing these beautiful projects,


  8. Josie Dean says:

    Love the idea!! Love the box thanks for sharing!

  9. Andrea says:

    I love your boxes. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Kristina Collett says:

    So lovely Tanya, I rally love how you’ve shown how different a project can be by just changing the paper. Fantastic!

  11. Christyne says:

    What a lovely box! Thanks much for sharing your video!

  12. Fabulous box Tanya. Great tutorial and now I know what to do with all that retired dsp. Thank you.

  13. Tamsin Adams says:

    gorgeous box…:)

  14. Jane says:

    LOVE it! Thank you for sharing! Perfect for the buy three get one free DSP special! 🙂

  15. Delys Cram says:

    Love this box Tanya! Will have to make some!

  16. Di says:

    Fab as always Tanya, I can’t resist a cool box, so must try this soon.
    Love that you’ve shown how it looks in diff DSP’s. Awesome.
    Inky wishes, Di

  17. You’ve outdone yourself once again, Tanya! So cute! I just made one and your instructions were clear and easy to follow – thanks so much for sharing this!,

  18. Richelle says:

    You always amaze me with your projects and this blog hop doesn’t disappoint!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  19. Angela P says:

    A wonderful box. Thanks for your video tutorial. I look forward to making one.

  20. Brenda says:

    What a gorgeous gift box! Thanks for sharing another great video! I was trying to check out Susanne’s original post, but your link doesn’t seem to work for me. Is there another link? Thanks!

  21. Lena_J says:

    Great box, but the link to the original blogpost has a 404 error.

  22. Stamping T! says:

    Thank you for your lovely comments everyone!
    I apologise that the link to Suzanne’s post isn’t working anymore, it was working up until a few days ago. I went to another lady’s blog that had also linked to Suzanne tutorial and notice that her link is no longer working either. After doing some searching and ‘translating’ of Suzanne’s blog it looks like she has remove access to her tutorials from the general internet and you can only see her tutorials now if you are a customer of hers. The best I can do is to now link to her blog home page and you can contact her directly if you would like access to the original tutorial.

  23. Vicki says:

    Thank you for going to the effort to create a new video. I followed it easily and have made a nice little gift box. If I post on my own blog I will link back to you. Cheers and thanks 🙂

  24. Tanya, I just strolled through your video and successfully made my own gift box, using Gingham Garden DSP. Easy peasy. Thank you so much for your easy to follow video!! I’m just tickled. ~Blythe, from northern California, near Yosemite National Park.

    • Stamping T! says:

      Hi Blythe

      So glad to hear that you were able to follow my instructions despite my little mix up with score lines!


  25. Lisa says:

    Hi Tanya , Just wanted to thank you for a awesome video , these are so easy to make and look fantastic . I also love you bow tutorial as well. Thanks for sharing and thanks for your inspiration!!!

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