Parisian Gift Bag Amour

Parisian Gift Bag Amour

Need a gift bag for a special event? Why not create your own? Share your special papercrafting skills with those you love. This beautiful Parisian gift bag would be perfect for your next wedding gift.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

The gorgeous papers in the Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP started things off. The color palette of Cherry Cobbler, Pool Party and Petal Pink was perfect for my Parisian gift bag.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Stamping the gorgeous cherry blossom branch in Basic Gray gave the gift bag a vintage look. And I’m all about that. I used my Stampin’ Blends to color the image. To build your stash of blends, why not add a combo pack to each order. You’ll have your collection built in no time flat.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

That gorgeous swirl is one of my favorite dies in the set. By cutting two from champagne foil, I really added a lot of texture and shine to my Parisian gift bag.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

To give the word, amour, a little more depth and dimension I used some sticky back fun foam. By offsetting it with a cherry cobbler die cut, it really helps to pop the word on the gift bag. 

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Combining elements from both bundles in the Parisian Blossoms Suite made my Parisian gift bag extra special.  And that fabulous Eiffel Tower, cut from basic gray cardstock is definitely the star of the show.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

The Pool Party banner really ties everything together.  And I couldn’t resist stampomg that beautiful verse.

Parisian Gift Bag, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Are you ready to create this one? I’ld love to share my video tutorial with you.

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • White Gift Bag – PaperMart – 8″ x 10 1/4″
  • Banner – Pool Party CS – 3″ x 9″
  • Mats – Petal Pink CS – 7″ X 7″ AND Cherry cobbler CS – 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
  • DSP Mat – Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP – 6″ x 6″
  • Banner Accent – PetalPincl CS – 1″ x 3″, cut with the die from Painted Labels die set.
  • Swirls – Champagne Foil – two @ 2″ x 3″, cut with the die from Parisian die set.
  • Eiffel Tower – Basic Gray CS – 5 1/2″ x 3 1/4″, cut with the die from Parisian die set.
  • Flowers – Pool Party CS – 1 1/2″ x 4 1/4″, cut with the dies from the Cherry Blossoms die set.
  • Leaves – Old Olove CS – 2″ x 2″, cut with the dies from the Cherry Blossoms die set.
  • Stamped Images – Whisper White CS – 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • Amour – Cherry Cobbler CS and White Fun Foam – one each 1 1/2″ x 4″, cut with the die from Parisian die set.

Parisian Gift Bag Product List

Paper Snips

$10.00

Thanks for stopping by, until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations

Valentine Slider Treat Box

Valentine Slider Treat Box

One last Valentine for 2020. I’ve saved the easist one for last. You’ll want to create this sweet Valentine Slider Treat Box for a few people on your list. So be sure to check out the Little Debbie Product Locator to find your treats.

Valentine Slider Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations,  Stampin' Up

The From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper is the star of the show. I’ve made this Valentine Slider Treat Box super simple. No ink, no stamping, just a little scoring and adding that gorgeous paper and you’re done.

Valentine Slider Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up

Break out that score board and get ready to see how easy you can crank these out.

Valentine Slider Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up

Because we have a great Heart Punch Pack, you can punch those foil hearts out of the From My Heart DSP. See, I told you, quick and easy. Ready to see the treat?

Valentine Slider Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up

All you have to do, is pull on the bow and the treat slides right out of the box. How cute is that?

Valentine Slider Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up

And look how cute the colors in the brownie match the paper. Ready to learn how to create these? Here you go, another FREE WOW tutorial!

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • Valentine Slider Treat Box – Real Red CS – 7 1/4″ x 4″, on the 7 1/4″ side, score @ 3″, 3 1/2″,  6 1/2″ and 7″.  Turn to the 4″ side and score at 3 1/2″.
  • Mats – From the Heart DSP – two @ 2 3/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Belly Band – From the Heart DSP – 1 1/4″ x 7″
  • Heart – From the Heart DSP – punch one from the foiled heart sheet
  • Doily – Heart Doily in Flirty Flamingo
  • Ribbon – Real Red – about 18″

Valentine Slider Treat Box Product List

Paper Snips

$10.00

Hope you get to create some of these. Until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer

I am over the moon excited to share today’s project with you. First of all, be sure to check out the Tropical Oasis Suite on pages 38-40 in the Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog. It’s going to put a smile on your face, because the colors are just plain happy!

Tropical Oasis Suite, Stampin' Up!

During the Easter break my husband and I will be joining our son, daughter-in-law and two beautful grandchildren on a 7-day Hawaiian Cruise.  I’m giddy with excitement.  When I saw the Tropical Oasis Suite, I knew I wanted to create a sweet pillow gift for them. As a result, my easel box card came to life. And here it is.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Ok, tell me you just didn’t smile. I love everything about this project. The colors are bright and cheery and the stamped images remind me of Hawaii. Finally, it’s got a little drawer for me to fill with treats.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Because the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Papers are so beautiful, it took me a few minutes to decide on which pattern to use. Certainly, one sheet is more lovely than the next. But, I really like the way the birds of paradise peek through behind the palm trees.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Above all, I wanted to create lots of texture on the box.  For that reason, I cut some Daffodil Delight mats and embossed them with the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder. And that Braided Burlap Trim, well, let’s just say I’ve got another bolt on my next order.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Coloring the flower was really quick and easy. Stampin’ Blends to the rescue. Not only that, I was able to change the color of our basic pearls to Real Red to really make the flower centers pop.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

And how in the world could we go on our Hawaiian adventure without adding a little aloha greeting. I cut one from Real Red and one from Whisper White. Then I glued them together, offsetting slightly. To top it off, I made sure to cover the surface with by Wink of Stella Pen.

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card with Drawer, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Adding this sweet back panel gave me a chance to leave the kiddos a message. Want to create one? Here’s my video tutorial to teach you how.

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • Drawer – Soft Suede CS – 6″ x 6″, scored on all sides at 1″.
  • Drawer Wrap – Soft Suede CS – 4 1/8″ x 11″, scored @ 1 1/8″, 5 1/4″, 6 3/8″, and 10 1/2″.
  • Easel Card – Soft Suede CS – 4 1/8″ x 8 1/4″, scored @ 4 1/8″ and 6 1/4″
  • Easel Panel – Soft Suede CS – 4 1/8″ x 4 1/8″
  • Daffodil Delight Mats – three @ 3 7/8″ x 3 7/8″. 
  • DSP Mats – Tropical Oasis DSP – three @ 3 3/4″ x 3 3/4″
  • Daffodil Delight Embossed Mats – two @ 1″ x 4″ and four @ 7/8″ x 3 7/8″, embossed with the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder.
  • Stamped Images – Whisper White CS – one @ 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ and one @ 4 1/4″ x 3″
  • Back Panel – Whisper White CS – 4″ x 2″
  • Aloha Die Cut – Real Red CS and Whisper White CS – one in each color, 1″ x 3″
  • Small Flowers – Daffodil Delight CS – 1″ x 1 1/4″
  • Leaves – Old Olive CS – 1″ x 2″
  • Braided Trim – 8″
  • Pearls – three

Tropical Oasis Easel Box Card Product List 

Paper Snips

$10.00

Hope you give one a try. If you do, would love to hear from you. Until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations

 

Valentine Pencil Holder

Valentine Pencil Holder

Classroom Valentine treats just got a whole lot easier with my Valentine Pencil Holder. You can find Valentine themed pencils at your local Dollar Tree. They are sold in packages of 12. That makes the treat economical and no worries about food allergies.

Valentine Pencil Holder, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

The Heartfelt Bundle to the rescue yet again. This is the third Valentine project I’ve created this week. I’ve shared lots of ideas to make your Valentine treat making easy. 

From My Heart Suite, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

The fabulous From My Heart Suite of products is filled with all things Valentine. Did you notice the sweet little heart tins? I used those to bake sweet treats at a recent club party.

Heart Foil Tins, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Super cute, right? Now you’ve got even more ideas for your valentine. But for now, let’s get back to the quick and easy little Valentine pencil holder.

Valentine Pencil Holder, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Using the punches in the bundle to stack multiple images gives this project that little something extra. Let me show you how to create this one.

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • Pencil Holder – Real Red CS – 1 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, punch the top edge with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch.
  • DSP Mat – From the Heart DSP – 1 1/4″ x 7 1/2″
  • Scallop Heart – Flirty Flamingo CS – punch one scallop heart
  • Stamped Heart – Whisper White CS – 2 3/4″ x 3″, stamp the image in Real Red ink, punch with the heart punch.
  • Pencil Holder – Real Red CS – 2″ x 3 1/2″, score on the 3 1/2″ side at 1″ and 2 3/4″.
  • Ribbon – Real Red – 4″
  • Baker’s Twine – Whisper White – about 8″

Valentine Pencil Holder Product List 

Paper Snips

$10.00

Thanks for stopping by, until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations

Little Debbie Valentine Slider Box

Little Debbie Valentine Slider Box

Wish we could be together swapping chocolates and laughing over candy hearts. But, since we can’t, let’s create a sweet little Valentine Slider Box.

Little Debbie Slider Valentine Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Little Debbie is a great supplier of treats for every holiday season. Valentine’s Day is no exception. If you are on the hunt for the Strawberry Heart Cakes, search no more. I’ve got a link to their product site here

Little Debbie Slider Valentine Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Could the colors match any better? I’ve used Flirty Flamingo, Real Red and Whisper White for my color palette. My valentine slider box can be created with just one sheet of the Flirty Flamingo Cardstock. 

Little Debbie Slider Valentine Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Just slide the box from the wrap to reveal the treat. Because the From My Heart Suite contains so many coordinating projects, I decided to throw those in as well.  Be sure to add the sweet doilies, faceted gems and ribbon to your order. You’ll thank me later.

Little Debbie Slider Valentine Treat Box, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Want to create a valentine slider box? Pick up a box of the Little Debbie cakes and you’ll have enough treats for four gift boxes. Here’s my free video tutorial to show you how easy this treat box can be.

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • Slider – Flirty Flamingo CS – 7 5/8″ x 5 1/4″, on the 7 5/8″ side, score @ 3/8″, 1 1/2″, 4″, and 5 1/8″.
  • Box – Flirty Flamingo CS – 7″ x 4 1/2″, score on all sides at 1″.
  • Mats – Real Red CS – one @ 5″ x 2 1/4″ and two @ 5″ x 7/8″
  • Designer Series Paper Mats – From My Heart DSP – one @ 4 3/4″ x 2″ and two @ 4 3/4″ x 3/4″.
  • Scallop Heart – Real Red CS – punch one with the scallop heart punch
  • Stamped Heart Whisper White CS – 2 3/4″ x 3″, stamp the sentiment in Real Red and punch with the heart punch.
  • Heart Doily – one pink
  • Faceted Gems – three in assorted colors and sizes
  • Ribbon – Real Red – about 13″

Valentine Slider Box Product List

Paper Snips

$10.00

Thanks so much for stopping by, until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat

Have you been searching for a special Valentine treat? My cake in a mug is the one! The Heartfelt Bundle comes with coordinating punches. That makes creating the perfect for Valentine treat quick and easy. 

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Don’t pass up the Heartfelt bundle, thinking it’s only for Valentines. You can use the stamp set and punches for birthdays, weddings, showers, thinking of you and so much more. By creating the swee bellyband, I had a fabulous opportunity to kick it up a notch with my embellishments.

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Not to mention, you just slip it off to get to the goodies on the inside. And who knows, maybe the reciepient will clip off the focal image to use in a scrapbook page or card. I love when we pay it forward. 

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Open up the box and add even more images from the Heartfelt set as an added surprise. Isn’t that a sweet? 

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Now your special someone has a cake in a mug to celebrate this special day. So see, you can use the treat for birthdays as well.

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

Using the punches in the set to stack different papers really adds to the dimension on the bellyband. The heart on the left was punched from the coordinating From the Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper in the suite. The pack contains gorgeous paper with beautiful foiling.

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat, Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations, Stampin' Up!

To add a little sparkle, I’ve used the From My Heart Faceted Gems. You just gotta pick up a couple of containers. The gems come in three colors and sizes and can be used on so many projects. Add in a package of the sweet heart doilies while you’re there. I’ve got a video tutorial on my YouTube Chanel.

Here’s how the magic happens.

  • Box – Real Red CS – two @ 7″ x 7″. To create the bottom of the box, score on all sides at 3/4″. To create the top of the box, score at 11/16″ on all sides.
  • Mat – Whisper White CS – 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″
  • DSP Mat – From the Heart Specialty DSP – 5″ x 5″
  • Bellyband – From the Heart Specialty DSP – 2″ x 12″
  • Focal Image – Whisper White CS – 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″, cut with the largest die in the Stitched So Sweetly die set.
  • Scallop Hearts – Flirty Flamingo CS – punch 2
  • DSP Foiled Heart – From the Heart Specialty DSP – punch one
  • Stamped Hearts & Arrow – Whisper White CS – 5 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ – stamp the hearts and arrow in Real Red. Punch the hearts and fussy cut the arrow.
  • Doilies – one pink and one red
  • Faceted Gems – three in various colors and sizes
  • Ribbon – Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle – 6 1/2″

Cake in a Mug Valentine Treat Product List

Paper Snips

$10.00

Thanks for stopping by, until next time, Create Something Beautiful!

Susan Levasseur, WOW NOLA Creations