Nov 27, 2011
We had so much fun making this in class yesterday. It looks like so much work but really I had everything die cut and punched so we assembled and stamped. It did take 3 hours but well worth the effort. I used a water bottle box and filled it with cupcake liners to separate each day. Wow was that easier than digging through a plastic bag of parts! I did use the designer paper Holly Berry and the 4 main colors of cardstock were Real Red, Wild Wasabi, Very Vanilla, and Chocolate Chip. The stamp set was 25 & counting 123794. The 3 ink pads and markers colors were Wild Wasabi, Real Red, and Chocolate Chip. Real Red glitter paper used for the star.The Die cut used was Stars #2 Peekaboo Frames 124587. The punches used were Curly Label 119851,Scallop Circle 119854, Scallop Square 119884, 1" Circle 119868, 1 1/4" Circle 119861, 1 3/8" Circle 119860, 1 1/4 Square 119865, Postage Stamp 122344. The Holly Punch, 1" punch ,and snowflake punch purchased from another retailer. If you want the larger cardstock squares are 2 x 2 and you can use an embossing folder and the big shot to give it texture. I also used the real red taffeta ribbon for a bow. Whenever using glitter paper and bows on projects like this use glue dots because they work the best. I also used my scissors to cut the some of the stamp numbers out like day 6. making these 3-4 at a time works great for multiple gifts at once!
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Nov 18, 2011
Very duplicatable and easy. Of course they showcase what a value our Kraft boxes that sell for 2.95 and you get 4 of them! We make 4 cards with our small envelopes inside. These envelopes are to small to mail but great to give in person. Who wouldn't love this box of cards for a co-worker or teacher. Personally I love using the dotted glitter design and the green wasabi fabric in the pack! So here is the recipe!
1 Kraft box
Designer paper Holly Berry top and bottom are cut 3.25 x 3.25 and the sides are 2.25 x 3.25
Holly Berry Fabric cut 2.50 x 24 inches
White taffeta ribbon cut 10 inches long
1 holly berry designer buttons- Large either red or wasabi
10 inches of linen thread
Cut 2 Real Red pieces of cardstock 3 x 6
cut 2 Wild Wasabi pieces of cardstock 3 x 6
Cut 8 whisper white 2.75 x 2.75 (1 goes on the inside of the card)
Smaller Holly Berry designer buttons
small envelopes 107309 (40)
Fold your cardstock, snail in the white 2.75 x 2.75 cardstock on the inside. Take the 2.75 x 2.75 of the white and center it all the way down into the snowflake punch. Punch and remove, stamp your greeting and tape down to the main cardstock. using a glue dot add the small button in the center. Done! How easy is this card? Hope you enjoyed this post I enjoyed making it.
Happy Stamping Brenda Anderson
I have this great door hanger. I chose the word JOY because it is non religous.
Here's the recipe.
Wide Cherry Cobbler
Scallop Square Die is 4.5 x 4.5
I used my big shot and the Clear Scallop Square and Cherry Cobbler for the first layer. Very Vanilla was cut 4 x 4 and using the embossing folder Polka Dots for a pattern. Wild Wasabi was cut 3 x 3 and the designer paper was cut 2.75 x 2.75.
I used the Cricut to cut my letters and dimensionals to lift them. I picked up some silver jingle bells at the local store and tied them on with Bakers twine. Quick and easy. We made these at my monthly club night and everyone loved them.
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Nov 12, 2011
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Nov 10, 2011
A funny title for a card, right? Well I did that because I really liked the box Christmas Keepsake Stampin up had given to new recruits back in July. That kit is still for sale through December 31 while supplies last. Well I Cased it and changed a few things because I could have never fit it all on a card. I hope you like it.
Here's the recipe:
Base card 8.5 x 5.5 in Wild Wasabi and run through the Big Shot using your Perfect Polka Dot embossing folder.
1st Layer: Cut Real Red 4.25 x 5.5 using the Big Shot and your Top Note die cut out the image. Using the Big Shot again and your Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder emboss the image on the real red.
Using the Holly Berry Designer paper cut a strip (I chose the light wasabi print) that is 1.5 x 4.5. Use your Scallop Trim Border punch and punch along bottom edge of the strip. Glue in place on the Real Red top note and trim the edges. I cut a 2.75 x 2.75 piece of Holly Berry Designer Paper and using the corner round punched all 4 corners. I punched a designer label image out of Real red but needed to use Glue dots to stick to the glitter paper. Using our Real Red Satin ribbon tied a bow and used a (several) Glue Dot to adhere to the glitter paper. I used the Pines and Pointsetta stamp set from the holiday mini and my stamp and write markers (Chocolate Chip, Always Artichoke, Real Red) to create the pine cones and leaves. I did it twice so out of the second I could cut out the pine cones and raise the using dimensionals. I stamped the Christmas banner onto Very Vanilla using Real Red ink cut and raised with dimensionals. It looks even better when you make this into a gift card box. Obviously this would be the lid minus the Wild Wasabi card. I have directions for that box in last years post on November 23 2010. I Hope you enjoyed my case. Have a great day.