Santa's sleigh, Santa and reindeer card

Craftspiration- December 14th, 2023

Hi crafters,

How is it that your projects get more and more beautiful with each passing week? There are a million wonderful ideas for everything from using our Perfume Box Dies from Create 9 for holiday gifts to great Hanukkah cards and festive easel cards. We love to see your projects on display here on the blog. Thank you for being such an inspiring, creative community!

Karen posted, "A Hanukkah “cracker “ and easel card!"

These are amazing, Karen! Thank you for showing us your papercrafts.

Nicole wrote, "Happy Sunday Griffinites! This card reminds me that "I got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart!""
That blue matte foil cardstock really shows off the details of the Beautiful Birthday Dies doesn't it?
Kirk posted, "Birthday splendor using celebration stickers and sentiments, matte rose gold foil card stock, perfect pallet vellum, favorite flowers 3."
Laura said, "I am making more birthday cards lately. This pretty cardstock was from the Create 9 Trellis package."
Michele shared, "Since some of our family members will be traveling over the holidays, we had our family Christmas dinner yesterday. I had a Christmas perfume box and filled it with Lindor holiday truffles and took it as a hostess gift."
Such a clever idea; great hostess gift!
Diane Pinkston My Sunday share: Making gift card holders from Anna’s Holiday Gift Card Dies. Back & front!
Jane William Forrest Some Hanukkah fun. A magic wand, gift bag and card.
Sandra Finger this is my Sunday Share. made a similar card for the mail man.
We love the mailbox on an easel card, and know that your mail man appreciates your thoughtfulness!
Alice said, "I just finished a stack of Christmas tags! Love love love Anna’s products!! (Ribbon is from My stash)."
Coletta shared, "I know I’m late to the game with these wonderful slimline easel cards. My first time with the Santa Sleigh. Made for my grands and gave it to them today after they lit the joy advent candle at church! It gave me joy!"
Annette posted, "I would like to share my 2023 Christmas card with you - that used your new beautiful Christmas dies and some Mica stains for the background in the stained glass window
Just gorgeous!
Dayle wrote, "I love the fun slimline Santa and turned him into an easel on a slimline card.  I used the Christmas for all papers, metallic papers and red glitter paper.  The adorable snowmen make such cute embellishments. I think my grandkids will get a kick out of this very happy Santa."
Kim posted, "I finally finished my Christmas cards!  I used 3 different vintage card making kits that I found in my craft room and the new rocking snowflake card kit."
An impressive spread!
Renee wrote, "Love these new concentric dies. Making some simpler cards to mail."
Mary Beth wrote, "A very vintage Christmas!"
Tom shared, "Christmas Wishes and dies. I've always had a thing for silver and green together for Christmas."
Donna said, "It’s all about the fringe. I love the look of these Victorian cards. This card is for a very dear friend’s upcoming birthday."
We are so proud to see the spectacular things that you make each week, and we know that Griffinites everywhere agree. Post your projects with us on our social media channels, or email us at to be featured.
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It’s so much fun to see what beautiful work everyone does! Thank you all for sharing. ❤️Happy Holidays

Carolyn Todd

I really enjoy seeing how creative everyone is. I especially enjoyed Kim‘s cards. I did the same thing this year and delved into my older card kits!!!

🍒 Elizabeth Bolek

So many beautiful creations to see. I get so inspired though, I can’t decide what to do next!!!Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all.❤️❤️❤️

Sandra Hansen

Annette and Kirk love your cards. The colors and use of stains are gorgeous.

Cheryl Stone

Such fabulously festive makes! Looking forward to some free time this weekend to finish my Christmas cards. Thx for all the inspiration!!!

Donna Baker

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