The Craft Closet

A Cute Christmas Gift Card Holder

Can you believe that, in less than 3 months, Christmas will be here???  I can’t believe 2010 has flown by that quickly!!!  If you’re a non-procrastinating, get-ready-early-for-Christmas kind of person, you’re gonna love this gift card holder.

Jacque designed and created this gift card holder perfect for the upcoming holidays.  For more of her projects, visit her blog at  For details on to make this project for yourself, go to


Scallop Circle Treat Bag Bonus Project

Brenda designed and created this pretty treat bag for Craft Project Central.  This will definitely add some style to any gift!

Scallop Circle Treat Bag

To view more of the talented Brenda’s projects, visit her blog at  To see how you can make this project, too, visit

Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe Page

I designed and created this recipe page for Craft Project Central:

Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe Page

Don’t you just love this stamp set???  It’s so cute that I just bought it without even knowing what I would use it for.  Thank goodness, I have a recipe that matches this stamp set!!!  And I’m glad that I got to use one of my favorite techniques…glitter window.  It’s a very easy way to add lots of bling to your project.  For details on how you can make this project too, along with many other fabulous projects,  visit

Candy Bar Holder

Here is a beautiful candy bar holder designed and created by Brenda (from for Craft Project Central.

Candy Bar Holder

For details on how to make this candy holder, visit!

Elegant Soiree Handbag

You have to just absolutely LOVE the new Elegant Soiree Designer Series Paper in the new catalog!!!  Look at what you can make:

Elegant Soiree Handbag

This project was designed and created by Naoko for Craft Project Central.  You can visit Naoko’s blog at to see more of her works of art.  You can visit or click on the blinkie on my blog to get details on how you can make this project for yourself.

Love Letters Purse and Cards

This elegant project was designed and created by Jacque for Craft Project Central.  It’s a great project featuring some of the new products from the 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalog, like the new and lovely Crochet Trim and Love Letters Designer Series Paper.

Love Letters Purse and CardsTo check out Jacque’s blog, go to  To get more details on how you can create this project for yourself, go to

Thoroughly Modern Manicure Set

This chic manicure set was designed and created by Michelle at

Thoroughly Modern Manicure Set

Wouldn’t your girlfriends love a gift like this???  To get the details on this project, visit!

CPC May Bonus Project

I designed and created this tropical 6″ x 6″ Recipe Holder for the recipe pages you can create by subscribing to Craft Project Central:

6"x6" Recipe Holder

To get more details on this project, go to!

Two-Step Stamping Technique Page

This is a technique page designed and created by Jacque Craig.  This is a great way to showcase Stampin’ Up’s “Two-Step into Spring Promotion” this month!

Two-Step Stamping Techinque Page

To see Jacque’s other projects, go to  To check out this project and other great projects, go to

Baked Beans Recipe Page

Here’s a lovely page I designed for our Recipe Class:

Baked Beans--so yums!

You can’t tell too much from this picture, but I gave the petals more dimension and “puffed” it up by running each petal against the bone folder.  It’s similar to curling ribbon.  It gave each petal the perfect puff.

Stamp: Vintage Vogue

Ink: Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink

Paper: Basic Black, Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo, Whisper White

Accessories: Very Vintage jumbo wheel, Eyelet Border punch, Stampin’ Sponges, Crimper, Boho Blossoms punch, Clear Rhinestone brads, Piercing Tool and Mat, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Bone Folder