Monday, December 26, 2022

Doodlebug Design | Candy Cane Lane Happy 2023 Pop Up Card

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  We are still in the swing of things with another family party today!  Before the craziness set in I got to play with the Candy Cane Lane Collection.  I knew my project would post after Christmas so I wanted to do a New Year's themed project.  I came up with this fun little snowman pop up card.  Take a peek...

For my snowman, I used the Snow Sweet Doodle Cuts.  I cut off the Christmas tree top of the die cut, and added a little square sign in it's place.  The trunk of the tree worked perfectly as a sign post!

I added some transparency half circles to my card inserts so that I could add a whole "flurry" of the acetate snowflakes from the Bits & Pieces pack.  I love how they look like they're floating.  To attach them I used some clear glaze.  I also added the two birdies from the Love You Deerly Doodle Pop.

The happy on my sign is from the Happy Birthday Doodle Stamp set.  For the year, I used the date stamps from the Handwritten Calendar Doodle Stamps.  I stamped them in white, and added some white embossing powder so they would stand out a bit more.

I finished the base with a few snowflakes from the Frosted Flurry shaped sprinkles.  

I hope that everyone has a Happy and Healthy New Year!  I will be back in 2023 with more Doodlebug goodness! Thanks for stopping by to peek!


Candy Cane Lane Collection
Snow Cute Doodle Cuts
Happy Birthday Doodle Stamps
Handwritten Calendar Doodle Stamps


Lawn Fawn Pop Up Platform Card Dies
Liquid Glaze
 Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Die
White Pigment Ink
White embossing powder

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Lori Whitlock | December Creative Team Blog Hop

Hi Everyone!  It's time for the December Creative Team Blog Hop at Lori Whitlock.  You should have arrived here from Traci's Blog.  Here's the order for today's hop!

Kathy Skou {you are here!}
Anita Mulcahey
Brandie Adams
Ashley Cook

It's getting down to the wire for holiday gifts!  If you're giving gift cards, Lori has the cutest new Gift Card Huggers!  I made the new A2 Hugger Gift Card Holder Cat (SVG, Silhouette) and the A2 Hugger Gift Card Holder Dog (SVG, Silhouette) to wrap up a couple of last minute presents!

Aren't they cute??  They come with an A2 Envelope to mail or package them up.

And when you open them there's slots to hold the card (top part) and a nice to/from note.  I used Doodlebug Design's Candy Cane Lane and some cardstock to piece mine together.

There's a sale happening in the Lori Whitlock SVG Shop!  Use code DEC2022 to get 30% off all SVGs, Fonts and Commercial Licenses!

Also, how about a free file!!  This file is free for today only!  No code or minimum required.

Your next stop is Anita!  Have a great day and a fabulous holiday!!

Monday, December 12, 2022

Doodlebug Design | Candy Cane Lane Advent Calendar Train

Every year I love making a new Advent Calendar with Doodlebug's Christmas Collection.  This year I worked with Lori Whitlock to come up with this fun train SVG... and I'm so happy with how it turned out using the Candy Cane Lane Collection!  Take a peek...

I started with this SVG file from Lori Whitlock.  I made the base of the train with white cardstock.  I then started decorating with the papers and embellishments from Candy Cane Lane.

I made Santa the conductor, of course!  I used the Sweet Santa Stand Alone Doodle Cuts to make him.  I also decorated the sides of the conductor's box with cute presents from the Odds & Ends.

I covered each of the 24 boxes with papers from the 6x6 pad.  I used the new Alphabet Soup Puffy Stickers to number my boxes.  The wheels also have some sprinkles in their centers.  To embellish a bit more, I added more Odds & Ends to some of the boxes.  The boxes are a good size I could fit 3 candies in each.

The other side of the train was decorated in the same manner.  I have a fun trick I used to make my Santa show the same from both sides of the train... I cut one Santa and all his pieces from  my papers.  Then, I turned those papers over and cut a second set of pieces.  This gives you a mirror image of your first set to glue back to back so you can have him look the same on both sides!

The front of my train was decorated with a star from the icon stickers sheet and I made some snowflake "smoke puffs" using the snowflake dies in the Snow Cute Stand Alone Doodle Cuts.

Luckily I didn't eat all the candy before it was time to fill the boxes!  That's it for me today, thanks for stopping by to peek!


Candy Cane Lane Collection
Sweet Santa Stand Alone Doodle Cuts
Snow Sweet Stand Alone Doodle Cuts
Petite Prints
Alphabet Soup Puffy Alphabet Stickers