Friday, December 20, 2013

Die~Namites Dies Blog Hop "Last Minute Christmas Ideas"

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I know it’s a very hectic time of year.....
the parties, the shopping, the decorating....
and the last minute gift for Aunt Betty.

We at Die~Namites Dies wanted to share with you a few Last Minute Ideas.

I first would love to wish you all 
a very Merry Christmas!!
Here is my Last Minute Ideas-"A Sweet Treat"
I don't know about you but I love to have some little treats
wrapped and ready to give out.
To those who come to your home you didn't expect and bring a gift to share.
So a basket full of these little box treats
are perfect little gift idea....enjoy
I cut the treat box out of the Cricut in cranberry card stock.
Used CTMH Sparkle & Shine paper
Heidi Swapp-Embellishment star
The adorable Die~Namites Dies-Poinsettia Branch
Poinsettia Branch

To learn how I created this three tone Poinsettia Branch,
please go to the bottom of this post.

Here is a peak at the New Release Dies I received in my DT package!!!
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Blog order

Die~Namites Dies Blog
Peggy Lee Baker
Lynne Forsythe
Taniesa Vlasak
Die~Namites Dies Blog

Tutorial on how I got this three tone 
Poinsettia Branch Die!!!
Step 1- Die cut out of white card stock
Step 2- Cut apart the flowers from the stems die cuts
Set 3-color your leaves/stems using Prima Chalk inks in Teal Damask
Step 4- Glue the ends together (stacking offset)
Step 5- Coloring the poinsettia flowers 
using Dylusions ink spray in Postbox Red
Step 6- dry and roll the flowers to give depth
Step 7- glue the flowers to the white centers
and your done, a beautiful embellishment!

thanks for stopping in....
Merry Christmas 
Peggy Lee

Die~Namites Dies-Poinsettia Branch
CTMH-Sparkle & Shine paper and gems
Heidi Swapp-Color Shine Tinsel and Embellishment Star
Prima-Chalk ink in Teal Damask
Dylusions ink spray in Postbox Red


  1. Peggy.....Love how you created the layers with the Poinsettia Branch die!!!! FABBY JOB!!

  2. Hi Peggy! It'a a very beautiful christmas bag! I like the die, I made the poinsettia flowers for may cards of rose leaves...

    1. thanks Natka, yes I love this die too...

  3. Very pretty! I love the colors you used!

    1. thanks I love this Christmas paper collections...

  4. LOVE this treat bag! The peppermint stripe paper is delightful and the poinsettia branch die is to , well, die for!!! I have become addicted to poinsettias this year!!! Love the tutorial! TFS!

    1. Ah you are very wlecome too love poinsettia's

  5. Great idea for an emergency gift. I love the poinsettia branch and the way you offset the cuts really makes it special

    1. yes thanks ionabunny it's nice to have alot of treats on hand....hehe

  6. Ein tolles Werk ist das geworden.
    Merry Christmas.
    LG Dreja

  7. Your 3 layered colouring looks superb. The little gift bags are so cute.

    1. thanks so much Julene...I love coloring and piecing the dies back together.

  8. Such a beautiful bag Peggy, and the die looks great too...Hugs..Patti