Day 6 (and Last) of Holiday Gift Guide

(This is the 6th and final day of my Holiday Gift Guide. Hope you are finding some fun ideas!)

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Here are my last ten ideas for you. I hope you found something you think your loved one will love. Remember, if you click on the links to head over to Simon Says Stamp, you will get 15% discount and free shipping over $75. A big thanks to them! Here we go…

Every cardmaker looks for new and different ways to make cards. Something fun? Clear cards. Clear cards are such fun. I have lots of examples on my blog (search on “acetate”) – I use them a ton. The pack comes with clear cards (super thick and oh so nice), white inserts and envelopes. (Click HERE for more info.)

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Here is one example of a clear card I have done. So much fun to use.

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12×12 patterned papers can sometimes be intimidating with loud and large patterns. This is one reason I love 6×6 paper pads and use them almost exclusively. They are fabulous for cardmaking and scrapbooking – the perfect gift. (Click HERE for more info.)

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Sometimes the simplest gifts are the best. I am loving these simple Stardust Glitter Pens. They are super fine tip and add just the tiniest bit of sparkle. Nothing over the top – just a little. Perfection. One of my favorite things to use these for is to trace a stamped greeting with this pen so it shines a touch. Your crafty gal will love it – and it is a steal. (Click HERE for more info.)

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I get a lot of people asking what notecards and envelopes I use. I always use Hero Arts Hero Hues stuff. The cards are nice and thick and white on the inside. And the paper packs are great for cutting the vertical 4.25″x11″ pieces to fold into a card. I especially love their envelopes – they have a unique flap that I adore (see the photo). A great gift would be a box full of these – colorful goodness. (Click HERE for more info.)

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I find myself using Mini Misters a ton. I keep a few with water (who wants to stop creating to refill?) and several with different colors of Perfect Pearls. So, I really like having these little organizers. And it comes with 12 misters – perfection! (Click HERE for more info.)

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The black enamel? Perfect for cute little eyes on stamped animals. The white enamel? Perfect for little dots to accent cards. When you squeeze out these White and Black Enamel Accents, they immediately go into a tiny perfect ball. A must-have. And it is costs close to nothing. :) (Click HERE for more info.)

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OK. You have to admit – Doodlebug’s Buttons are so stinkin’ cute. I can assure you that every crafter would love some of these. The colors and quality are fab – yum yum yum. (Click HERE for more info.)

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Here is a fun necklace I made this them. Love these buttons…

I love die cutting. And if your crafty loved one has any kind of die cutting machine, you will want to get her some My Favorite Things Die-namics. These are the cutest, most inexpensive dies in town. They can be used with the Cuttlebug, Big Shot – anything. Another great thing: They used to offer some dies in a stamp+die combo, but now offer them all separately! My favorites? The Framed Greeting label, Notched Tag (adore the small heart and star), Polka Dot Greeting, Well Worn Greetings (great to layer – so lovely), Layered Labels (again fab for layering) and Rolled Roses. Oh, and this company is based in Florida and the owner is so very nice. (Click HERE for more info.)


I mentioned earlier this week my love of Memory Box Dies. I wanted to point out one in particular – the Round Buttons. I love the idea of creating faux buttons. Buttons work on just about any card, but can often add too much bulk for shipping. This is a great solution! (Click HERE for more info.)

This gift idea is the cheapest (free) but definitely the most valuable. Give your crafty gal a card promising hours of “creative time” – where she can create and forget about all the craziness that is life. She will love ya for this one.

Hope these help. Happy shopping. :)

119 CommentsCool links, Product Information

  1. More fabulous ideas! I am completely addicted to MFT! Thanks for sharing all of these gift ideas! SO many must haves! Betty

  2. Lynn W

    These have been great lists and I have added many to my wish list. Thanks for all the info.

  3. Elaine Allen

    Jennifer -

    Thank you, thank you for your wonderful list of gift suggestions. They have been great to give to my husband. I think he really appreciated it, and I know I will Christmas morning – LOL!

    Elaine Allen

  4. Especially love your last gift tip – invaluable! Thanks so much for doing this – a great thing to share.

  5. Connie Fussell

    Great gift ideas. Thanks!

  6. tape

    Great suggestions again!

  7. Anita A

    I really enjoyed all your suggestions. TFS!

  8. Paulette

    Oh how I want the MFT rolled roses dies so BAD. LOL I may have to save some of my Christmas money for them. But seriousley, i want those HA reindeer in sweaters with the matching Sizzix dies too. Happy Holiday crafting.

  9. Serina

    thanks for sharing! i added a number of items to my wish list. :)

  10. CrystalCaitlynsmommy

    WOW! I love all the dies!

  11. Janet L.

    This series has been one of my all time favorites! Thank you for so many wonderful suggestions. Now I know what I need, whether for Christmas or before!

  12. Donna Hoppe

    Great idea of creative time. Something that is good for your soul.

  13. Susan

    Thanks for even more great ideas! I don’t know where to start–I want it all!

  14. Mel H

    All great ideas, but I’m really wishing for #60!

  15. Thank you for all the fabulous ideas! I would like the crafty time most!! There’s never enough of that! :)

  16. Melissa S.

    More wonderful ideas! I love that you included the idea of giving us time…such a wonderful idea that most men wouldn’t even think of! Don’t we all wish we had more crafty time??!! :)

  17. carol in seattle :)

    Adding a few more things to my wish list….thanks Jennifer!

  18. SherylH

    I haven’t been to your blog for a few days but after looking over your suggested gift items, I find that I either have or want about 95% of them, particularly the Silhouette Cameo!! Thanks for the reminder of a couple of items to add to my wish list.

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