Die-Licious Holidays

Stampin up two tags tulipe bigz die

There's nothing that says love and friendship for the holidays like hand made cards, tags, boxes and more.  However, for those of us who barely find time to breathe during the holiday season, there ARE efficient ways to produce amazing paper projects.  The Big Shot Die-Cut Machine and two versatile Bigz Dies are ready to help you and are oohhh so fun! 

I used the Bigz Tulipe Die to dress up this Stampin' Up! Treat Box.  The die is a Stampin' Up! exclusive.

Stampin up holiday treat box christmas punch


  • The Treat Box is a time saver, too.  It's approximately 4 5/8" x 2 3/8" x 6 1/8".  A nice size for treats or gifts and you get 5 for $3.95! 
  • I used up some left over (retired Real Red) 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain.  However, Stampin' Up! currently offers Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive and Basic Black in this yummy striped ribbon.  Try Old Olive for a traditional look or Pumpkin Pie if you're feeling adventurous.
  • DID YOU KNOW Stampin' Up! Hostess Rewards are available with on-line orders?  For details on how you can earn FREE stamps (like the Christmas Punch sentiment I used for the tag) and merchandise, CLICK HERE.

Tulipe bigz die Stamp Set:  Christmas Punch (115366, Hostess Level 2)
Paper:  Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink:  Real Red (103133)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Bigz Tulipe Die, (113457) Crop-A-Dile (108362), Wide Oval Punch (112082)
The Perfect Touch:  Stampin' Up! Treat Box (115690), Silver Elastic Cord (109866, Holiday Mini Catalog), Metallic Eyelet (105319, Silver), Real Red 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain (Retired.  Current colors p. 183 2009-2010 IBC)

Stampin' Up! Bigz Two Tags Die cuts these adorable tags in a snap. 

Stampin up holiday tag sweet season


  • These tags were part of a Make and Take at Stampin' Up!'s Convention this past summer.  The pocket style (ribbon on top) is perfect for using as a tag or tucking in candy cane.
  • The Scallop Circle Punch nests happily inside the scallop tag. 
  • I love the intricate border detail the die gives the Scallop tag 🙂
  • The Bigz Two Tag Die can only be purchased through Stampin' Up!

Two tags bigz die Stamp Set:  Sweet Season (116471)
Paper:  Merry Moments Designer Series Paper (115672), Chocolate Chip (102128), Very Vanilla (101650), Real Red (102482), Garden Green (102584)
Ink:  Real Red (103133), Stampin' Up! Markers:  Chocolate Chip (100071), Real Red 103133)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Stampin' Up! Bigz Two Tags Die (115954), Small Oval Punch (107304), Wide Oval Punch (112082), 1 1/4" Circle Punch (104403), 1 3/8" Circle Punch (104401), Scallop Circle Punch (109043)
The Perfect Touch:  Old Olive 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (111368), Very Vanilla 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (109026), Clear Circle Rhinestone Brads (113144), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

STAMPIN' UP! GIFT CERTIFICATES:   Let your friends and family know you love to stamp!  I can make their holiday shopping for you a breeze.  To learn more about my custom designed gift certificates, CLICK HERE.

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Sweet season


  1. I love the way that you embellished these projects! Thanks for being a great inspiration!

  2. I just love how you added that tulip die. Just adding that extra makes all the difference!

  3. Very fun, Mary! I love the colors on these, too. XO

  4. The tags remind me very much of Kristina’s recent post:


    Looking at the journaling I’m even likely to think that she designed the set… hm…
    Anyway, it’s super cute!

  5. Colleen Kramer

    Very elegant…(and I like the easy part!)

  6. How awesome Mary, I love the entire set. So crisp. I just put that Tags Die on my to buy list yesterday, along with 20 other items. I so cannot wait for 12-1!!! *smile*

  7. Linda Callahan

    The gift bag is to “die” for with the tulip on it…………:)

  8. Theresa Montoya

    Very creative, Mary!!! ! The Two Tags die has been one of my favorites!!!

  9. What great ideas! I bought that tag die right after convention and never used it! Guess I’m going to have to haul it out for the holidays!

    Gorgeous job, Mary!

  10. I love it all! Thanks for the gret ideas!

  11. Very cool idea to dress up your treat bag!

    I LOVE the Two Tags die, it’s been one of my “go-to’s” for the recent holidays.

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