Pals Blog Hop : Snowflake Showcase Pillow Box

Pals Blog Hop October 2018

Welcome to the November 2018 Blog Hop with Stampin’ Pretty Pals. Holiday cards are done. It’s time to start on gifts and gift wrap. Let the Stampin’ Pretty Pals inspire you with “Anything But A Card” today.

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Create a Pillow Box with the Snowflake Showcase Suite Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty!


Start with a Stampin’ Up! Kraft Pillow Box.  I love the pre-printed polka dots!  Adhere sides with Tear & Tape Adhesive for added 3-D hold.  The ends simply fold in (no adhesive needed).

Create a belly band of Coastal Cabana card stock.  Cut card stock to 1 1/2 X 7 and bend around pillow box, adhering with Tear & Tape Adhesive in front (where it won’t show below the layers and keeps the back clean).

Crop Whisper White card stock with the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Precision Base Plate, largest snowflake die and coordinating die cut flower from Stampin’ Up! Snowfall Thinlits Dies.  Learn more here about the Snowflake Showcase Limited Release products.  Adhere die cuts to each other and the belly band using Snail Adhesive.

Wrap the width of the pillow box with Whisper White 5/8 Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon.  Tie in a knot.

Using the Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus stamp positioning tool, stamp “for you” from Snow is Glistening Photopolymer Stamp Set (Snowflake Showcase Limited Release Products) in Coastal Cabana ink on Whisper White card stock.  Crop with the Big Shot, Magnetic Platform and coordinating die from Bunch of Banners Framelits Dies.  Add a small hole on the left side with a 1/16 Handheld Circle Punch (retired) or Paper Piercing Tool to create a tag.

Thread tag hole with approximately 8″ of Linen Thread.  Wrap the width of the pillow box twice with approximately 20″ of Linen Thread.  Create four loops and tie together and in a bow with the linen thread of the tag.

Use a Stampin’ Dimensional below the “for you” tag to keep it in place.

Click for a FREE Tutorial

In this video, I highlight the Snowflake Showcase products and share helpful tips!

Get more inspiration using the Blog Hop Line-up below. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created. Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 12, 2018 for the next Pals Blog Hop. It will be a glitzy affair with All That Sparkles and Shines. Don’t miss the fun.


  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  3. Linda Suarez at All Night Stamping
  4. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  5. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  6. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  7. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  8. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  9. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  10. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  11. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  12. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  13. Sandra Conner at Pretty Provisions
  14. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  15. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  16. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  17. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  18. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  19. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose

Price: $110.00


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  4. miss spampin can i know the exact size for pillow boxes?

  5. Beautiful cards but wish l could purchase them, such a shame l am too late. Loved the colours.

  6. LOVE the colors you put together. Beautiful.

  7. Gorgeous! This little pillow box has the “Mary touch” for sure!

  8. This is absolutely, drop-dead gorgeous! I love everything about every element you used. <3 Perfectly executed.

  9. Beautiful! Such pretty gift packaging!

  10. Mary this is so soft and fluffy ~ love it!

  11. Beth McCullough

    Love it ! Gorgeous as always!

  12. Jennifer Michalski

    Ooh, this gives a great idea using those fun pillow boxes….love it! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  13. The layers of detail on the pillow box and the crisp Coastal Cabana! Just beautiful. And I loved the surprising envelope border. Thanks so much for sharing!

  14. This is a perfect example of where Stampin’ Up! products can take a small meaningful gift to a “over the top” presentation! Perfect for the holidays. But, with a change of colors, dies, etc,, the application is great for all year!! Yay!

  15. Wow, Mary! This is super special!

  16. The possibilities are endless and your designs are beautiful! The tip for decorating an envelope is priceless and it looks like it is fun also. TFS.

  17. Michelle Quinno

    Wow, this is just gorgeous, Mary!!!

  18. Congrats on your 5th place of 100 for SU. I often case your projects for my SU parties, and my ladies always love them..
    Happy Birthday, too.!

  19. This is gorgeous! Simple and beautiful are a great combination.

  20. This gift packaging is STUNNING. You thought of every single little detail. Thanks for sharing my friend.

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