I spent Friday evening and Saturday in Richmond, Virginia for Stampin’ Up! OnStage.  Yesterday, I received an early copy of the 2017-18 Annual Catalog.  So excited!  It’s one of the perks of being a demonstrator.  Of course I’ve poured over it at least a dozen times already!!  My roommates have both already completed their pre-order!!!  I’ll be picking my new stamps, dies, punches and designer papers today.

Speaking of roommates, we usually make something to give each of our roommates.

Affectionately Yours Roommate Gifts from theartfulinker.com

I gave these.

They are the Full Size Wood-mount Stamp Cases.

I lined them with Night of Navy cardstock

and then a layer of Affectionately Yours designer paper.

Affectionately Yours Roommate Gifts - inside - from theartfulinker.com

Inside were a small notepad, a pen

and a couple of “emergency” bars. After all,

no one wants to run out for a quick nibble —

you might miss something!

Of course, I had to pretty them up.

A strip of coordinating designer paper was perfect for the notepad.

For the bars, I first put them in 3″ x 6″ Cellophane Bags.

Then, I tied them with 5/8″ Mini Striped Watermelon Wonder ribbon.

Next, I tied on a bow using 1/8″ Gold ribbon with a bit of

Whisper White Pom Pom Trim tucked in.

Finally, the notepad and bars were secured with a bit of Tear and Tape.

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4 comments on “Affectionately Yours Roommate Gift

  1. m1ssvicky

    What a lovely idea of using the stamp cases. Your room mates would have loved them. Found you via FB Demo Business Page

    1. Sara Levin Post author

      Thanks Vicky! Don’t you just love all the things those cases can be used for?

  2. tedderbearstamping

    LOOOOVE this idea! What kind of bars are they?

    1. Sara Levin Post author

      Thanks! Lisa. I went “good” and “bad” with the bars — a healthy, fruit filled Larabar and a Hershey Cookie Layer Crunch bar for a little late afternoon energy.

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