Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lunch Bag Treat Holder

Cut:  3  ¾  x  8  ½  then,score:  3 , 6  1/8
Cut Bag: 2  ½
layer on front:  3  ½  x  2  1/8 
scallop piece:  3  ¾  x 1  ½


Saturday, September 17, 2011

Nursery Nest Card

Yes, I actually made a card! 
I  made the mini Decorative label punch.
You can see this trick here
I also made one slightly larger for a layer.


Monday, September 12, 2011

Double Milk Carton Holder

This is the holder only:
Cut:   6  1/2  X  4  ¾
Score:  1  ½  ON ALL 4 SIDES
For back handle:
Cut:  3  ½  x  3  ½
Use small oval for hole, and round corners on one end, then just glue inside
Stampin Up Milk Carton Die


Friday, September 9, 2011

Any Size Circle Scallop Tutorial

 This instance I used the 2 1/2" circle punch, 1/2" punch, 3/8" punch (from the Itty Bitty Punch Pack)
First, punch the 3/8", then over that punch the 1/2" punch to create a ring. It took 15 rings.  Then I ran adhesive around the edge on the back, and glued the rings on.

     On a 1 3/4" it took 11 rings


Friday, September 2, 2011

Large Post it Pad Cover

I bought the 4x6 Post it pads and had them cut it half . I found velcro dots at Lowes that are paper thin.  The ones in the craft stores are way to thick for me. I used it under the red satin ribbon as a closure. To attach the ribbon, just tuck it under the layers on the left side, wrap it around the back and secure with a velcro dot on the front.


Wednesday, August 31, 2011


I had a very sweet friend tell me that I neglected to put instructions on my projects.  So I went back to a few projects I have done lately and added them or I put the link to where I got them.  After all we are sharing right?  I hope you are inspired by something I do just as I am inspired by all of you!!!  Hugs!!

Monday, August 29, 2011

My Light Box

 I have been working on my pictures for my blog, trying to make them look more professional. 
 This is a cubby in my Expedit Bookcase.  I used a roll of paper taped on the back top then rolled it down and taped down to the front.  I also used the cardboard that comes with our SU DSP  to line the sides.  I also have a clamp light clipped to the shelf above.  I  used a 75 watt Daylight lightbulb from Lowes.
 This is really convenient because I don't have to set it up and take it down every time I'd like to take a photo.
This is with the light on
Finished photo If you would like to make this cute box, go here.  I did make adjustments to the size of the belly band, 2  1/2  x 8  1/2 , because I wanted to cover up the tissues completely.


Hershey Bar Holder

Hershey bar holder with the Love Letter DSP.  I got the ides from Becky Roberts but she didnt have instructions, so I made them myself.

Cut:  3  1/4  x  6  3/8    (need 2)
score:  (1 piece)  3/8  on 3 sides,  1" on the last side
score: (1 piece)  3/8 on 3 sides, 1" only on the two side tabs leaving the middle flat 
Cut off the tiny square tabs on each piece
corner punch corners off end of each piece( you have to fold away tabs to get it in the punch)
attach the two tabs together on the bottom with sticky strip first, then attach sides


Thursday, August 25, 2011

3 Piece Gift Set

I put this gift set together, with a card & envelope, tag, and bow. 
(Thanks Sandy for helping me with the packaging!!)
Tutorial for bow here.  I found it easier though, to put a large brad in small center ring and add petals outward then just close brad.

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