Thursday, December 31, 2015

Snow Cute!!

Happy New Year's Eve!! 
This is Candace from Candi O. Designs and it's my day to post over at SVG Cutting Files. Since it's snow season, I made a couple of "snowy" projects.  I just love this winter raccoon and thought he'd look super cute with a hot chocolate gift!!

 Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Winter Raccoon and K Cup Dual Platform
Paper: Echo Park Paper ~ Hello Winter 6x6 paper pad
Glitter Enamel Dots

Next up I made a layout with new snow pictures of my kids ~ this paper was just perfect with my daughter's coat!!

Products Used:
Jaded Blossom: Label Dies and Luggage Tag Die
Paper: Pebbles ~ Winter Wonderland
Twine and Enamel Dots

Thanks for visiting and have a great day!  Happy New Year!!

Sunday, December 27, 2015


I made a couple of last minute holiday gifts to have on hand and for dear friends when we visit over the next little bit.  I know they truly appreciate and love the hand made touch!! The Jaded Blossom Wine Tag is just perfect to add to hand soap or a bottle....
 Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Elf Life (candy cane)
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Santa Express 6x6 paper pad
Ribbon, Gold Cord, Mini Bells and Enamel Dot

OMG!! This was just too fun to make!!!  Placed on top of my friends favorite beer - she will think this Santa is just hilarious!!! HAHA!!
 Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Drunken Santa
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Sugarplums 6x6 paper pad

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Everyone!!  We had a quiet Christmas which was nice and I was able to get some scrappin' in!!  Only appropriate to do sitting on Santa's lap pictures from this year as well as last year!!  Love the new Heidi Swapp dies that a wonderful friend gave me!!
 Products Used:
Paper: Bella Blvd. ~ Make it Merry
Santa Die Cut: Silhouette Online Store
Holiday Lights Die Cut: Silhouette Online Store
Jaded Blossom: Label Dies
Sequins and Enamel Dots
Products Used:
Paper: Simple Stories ~ Claus & Co.
Heidi Swapp Dies: Believe and Stars
Reindeer Clip: Stampin' Up
Jaded Blossom: Label Dies
Sequins and Enamel Dots

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Enjoy the Journey

I made this card for a co-worker who is embarking on a new chapter in her life and heading off to college!!  "And suddenly you know....It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings."  Love these Stamp AnnieThing girls where you can add that personal touch like I made the suitcase.

Products Used:
Stamp AnnieThing:  Megan (glasses)
My Favorite Things: Die-namics Blueprints 15
My Creative Time: Way to Go
Paper: Simple Stories ~ Daily Grind 6x6 paper pad
Copics, Twine and Enamel Dots

Friday, December 18, 2015


So I made a bunch of these Gingerbread Girl EOS holders for Christmas Gifts to co-workers and friends.  They were so fun to make and match the detail and bow to the EOS.  These just make the perfect little gift for anyone!!

Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: EOS GingerGirl
Paper: Bo Bunny - Decaf Dots
Cardstock: American Crafts
Tag: Papertrey Ink 
Stickles, Small Clear Bags, Twine

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hello Winter

Hi there!!  This is Candace from Candi O. Designs and I'm here to showcase a new Page Layout by SVG Cutting Files that will be available in store Friday ~ "Hello Winter".
I just love these page layouts, they make scrapbooking super fun and fast!! This layout is perfect for those winter photos ~ love the details of the snowflakes!

Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Hello Winter
Jaded Blossom: Label Dies
Pattern Paper: Simple Stories ~ Snow Patrol
Cardstock: American Crafts
Enamel Dots

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

SVG Cutting Files Challenge

Hi Everyone!  Starting today, there is a new challenge at SVG Cutting Files!!  Challenge is "Christmas Treats!"
Here are my projects:
 I was inspired by these hand soap bottle labels and the Holiday Set 2 had the perfect "characters" for this!! I used one of the Wine Bottle Tags as a base, making the tag a bit bigger to fit on these soaps.  I also added the mustache from Mustache Donut to the Reindeer to turn him into "Stasher".  Perfect little Treat for anyone.....

 Products Used:
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Sugarplums
Ribbon, Cord, Enamel Dots and mini bells

You can see more great projects for this Challenge over at SVG Cutting Files blog!!!
I hope you will play along with us, we LOVE to see what you create for this challenge.
Deadline for this challenge is January 14th.......Have FUN!!

Monday, December 14, 2015

Jaded Blossom December Die Release Blog Hop

Hey Everyone! 
It's time for the December Die Release Blog Hop!  Here is a link to the Jaded Blossom STORE, but there is also links to each new dies below.
The Design Team has been busy creating some amazing projects with these new dies! While you're hopping with us today you'll see 2 fabulous projects at each stop!

First here are the 2 New Nesting Dies:
Now onto my projects!
These dies are just awesome!!! So many possibilities with using them!! Since it's the holidays, I made a card and gift with them. Using these dies as a tag to clip onto the fry box packaging was just perfect!!


 Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Fry Box Base with Mats
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ North Pole and Santa Express
Ribbon, Cord, Twine, Enamel Dots, Mini Bells, Stickles and Small Clothes Pin

Okay so these dies were so fun to play with that I thought they'd make great tags to add to the clear tubes filled with bath salts.......great "treats" for friends!!

Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Pedi Time (Pedicure)
Paper: Echo Park Paper ~ The Story of Our Family


1 Lucky Winner will get to pick a stamp set of their choice!
 Just leave a comment on all the blogs along the hop!
The more blogs you comment on the more chances you have to win!

Now on to the HOP....

Next up is Barb

Just in case you get lost here is the Entire Line Up:

Thursday, December 10, 2015

O' Christmas Tree

Isn't this tree just adorable!?!  What a great gift idea to give that someone that may not have a tree or would look cute on a desk!!  Add Jaded Blossom Dies and Sentiment and your gift is complete!

Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files:  Tree Tube Holder
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Sugarplums
Woodgrain Embossing Folder: The Paper Studio
Twine and Stickles

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Jaded Blossom Monthly Challenge ~ Christmas

Happy Sunday!  Today is a new challenge with Jaded Blossom and the theme is "Christmas".  

 Here is my project: 
I made a super sweet and simple treat using the candy caddy die and then added the gingerbread wishes set!!

Products Used:
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Sugarplums
Ribbon, Gold Cord, Enamel Dots and Mini Gold Bells

Thanks so much for checking out my project today! Make sure to head on over to Jaded Blossom to see what the rest of the team created.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Secret Santa

Are you participating in a "Secret Santa" gift exchange??  I made up this super cute and fun card just perfect for this occasion!! Using the perfect sentiment stamp by Jaded Blossom made it super fast too!!
 Products Used:
Paper: Bella Blvd. ~ Make it Merry

Friday, December 4, 2015

Just Stuff It Blog Hop

Go on..... Stuff it!!
Welcome to the LAST Blog hop of 2015!!
This is our Just Stuff it Hop!  Great little small gifts and stocking stuffer inspiration for you to whip out for the upcoming holiday!! 
The DT has been busy creating little projects with a big bang! 

 This hop is ONLY for 24 hours and will end  PROMPTLY at 11:59 PST TONIGHT!
This hop is set up DIFFERENTLY then ones in the past, so please read accordingly.
1- Make sure to be a FOLLOWER on each stop along this hop. 
There are 16 in total. 
Learn more about HOW TO FOLLOW A BLOG by clicking HERE
2- Leave a comment on each blog to show some love for the inspiration you have just seen! Remember 16 stops, so that means 16 comments in total! 
Learn more how to LEAVE A COMMENT by clicking HERE
THERE IS NO REQUEST FILES form on this hop.
Each project contains the link to the store with the files used on their projects.
SOME files are FREE for today ONLY.... 
There are a total of 4 free files during this hop (including event freebie), 
Other Files used in the projects by the DT have been DISCOUNTED Today ONLY
This will be the new platform for our hops moving forward.
**Kindly remember that all our hop files abide by our TERMS OF USE
You can read all about our BLOG HOPS and how to participate HERE
And now for my project!
I purchased this lip balm cause I thought it was super cute and it fits just perfect in the Slider Box File with a few candies ~ great small gift or stocking stuffer!!  To the front of the slider box, I added this adorable Polar Bear that looks just like the lip balm packaging which is a new file today!!

Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Slider Box and Polar Bear Scarf
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Frosty Friends
Glitter Dots

Next up on the Hop is Cassandra

Did you lose your way? 
Our little line up here will help you out!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Holiday Treats

Hi there!! 
This is Candace from Candi O. Designs and it's my day to post over at SVG Cutting Files
I'm showcasing a new file that will be available in store tomorrow ~ Popcorn Sleeve Holder.

Isn't this just a great file for gift giving!!  I made this pocket twice to show how it fits a bag of popcorn but also can fit a large candy bar and candy cane. This file comes with the holder, belly band and the holly cuts ~ just perfect for the Holidays!!

 Products Used:
SVG Cutting Files: Popcorn Sleeve Holder
Jaded Blossom: Mini Tag Dies and Merry & Bright
Paper: Echo Park Paper ~ Home for the Holidays
Cardstock: American Crafts
Twine and Stickles

Products Used:
Jaded Blossom: Card Mat Dies and Season's Tweetings
Paper: Doodlebug Designs ~ Sugarplums
Cardstock: American Crafts
Twine and Bell

Thanks for visiting and have a great day!