Saturday, December 13, 2008

The Giving Season

Welcome to Our Creative Corner! Thanks to everyone who played along in our sketch challenge. Before we get to today's challenge, we'd like to announce the winner of last week's prize drawing. The Elegant Christmas and Fairy Christmas sets from The Cat's Pajamas go to... Suzanne Dean ! Congratulations Suzanne, please email us your address so we can get your prize on its way!

'Tis the season for gift giving, and so this week's challenge is to make a gift card holder. There's all sorts of fabulous gift card holder ideas floating around in all shapes and sizes, and there's nothing like a little handcrafted holder to make the recipient feel extra special. Feel free to make any type of gift holder you want, but if you'd like a jumping off point, this week's guest designer, Tori Wild, has a simple little gift card holder template on her blog.

Remember there is no time limit on our challenges - feel free to participate whenever you are able. To play along, upload your creation to your blog or gallery, then leave us a comment linking to your project so we can check it out. If you upload to SCS, remember to use keyword: OCCC

Before we show you the OCC designers' samples, take a peek at Tori's adorable gift card holder. Isn't it just the cutest? Thanks so much for joining us this week, Tori!!

And now for the gifty samples from the OCC Girls...

By Julee Tilman - Poetic Artistry

By Denise Marzec - The Paper Landscaper

By Cindy Haffner - Cindy Haffner's Corner

By Lynda Benden - Stamp Act

By Dawn Easton - Treasure Oiler Designz

By Jennifer Meyer - Jennifer's Sweet Designs

By Laurie Schmidlin - Just Give Me Stamps

Have a wonderful weekend!!


  1. Fabulous samples girls! Congrats to Suzanne!

  2. Great examples once again! Love where everyone's minds go with each challenge.

    Here's mine:

  3. Oh Wow Ladies! I'm so excited to have won--its like Christmas came early for me!

    Thanks bunches,

  4. Oh this was too much fun!!!
    You can see my card here...

    Haven't gotten it uploaded to my blog yet.

  5. I love making gift card holders, so I just had to participate in this challenge! You can see my card here...


  6. This was a wonderfully practical challenge...thank you!
    Christmas giftcard holder
    Blessings, Maria

  7. I had fun with this challenge. Here are mine.

  8. Great challenge as always and fabulous DT samples. I love doing different folds and I really enjoyed doing this challenge. Here is my entry. I followed Toris tutorial. Thanks for looking.
    x Natasha x

  9. Hereare a couple I made, now I'm hooked!!!!!!!!!.

    Susie xx

  10. What a great challenge!! And what wonderful samples the Design Team provided, as usual.

    Here is mine:

  11. I love the give gift cards, so this was a great challenge! Thanks to Tori for the tutorial! Here is mine:

  12. What wonderfully creative card holders ... thanks for the samples!! Here is what I've come up with:

    Happy Holidays Ladies!!!

  13. Hi, I made a phone card holder for this challenge. You can see it here
    Merry Christmas

  14. Great challenge and wonderful examples from the DT.

    Here's mine

    Thanks for looking

  15. Finally got around to posting mine! Wonderful creations from the team and all the other ladies. Here's mine & TFL!:

    Gift Card Holder Present

  16. What a fun challenge! I love the samples you all made! Just fabulous! Here is my gift card holder, open and closed:
    Thanks for the great challenge and all the inspiration!

  17. Great challenge as always and fabulous DT samples.
    Here is my gift card holder

  18. Great Fun!
    Great Challenge
    & Wonderful Ideas and DT Creations!

    Here's Mine!

    Suze x

  19. Great examples from the DT!
    You can see my card holder here
    Anne xx

  20. The samples are great! I finally got mine done. You can find it at


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