Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Affectionately Yours Thank You Card


Crumb Cake and Night of Navy make a perfect color combination for cards. The new Affectionately Yours DSP has some gorgeous patterns that use Night of Navy. The pattern I choose for this card went perfectly with the Beautiful Bunch stamp set. This set is retired but I'm sure you could find a flower pattern in another set that would also looking striking when paired with this paper.

The card case is a standard 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded on the long side at 4 1/4. The DSP is 5 1/2 x 2. The sentiment panel is 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 with all of the corners rounded. It is adhered to the card base with dimensionals.

Later in the week I will be posting directions and a video for a small box that matches this card.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Pop of Pink Box



Today's project uses some of the new products coming from Stampin Up June 1, 2016. Flirty Flamingo is one of the new In Colors for 2016-2018. The Pun Intended stamp set will be available as a hostess gift! And the DSP used in the project is from the Pop of Pink DSP pack.

The box was designed to hold a Lego mini figure packet. The box I demonstrate in the video is just a little different than the black box above. I changed up the top so that it was more of a flat flap.


For the project you need:

8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch cardstock - I used Basic Black for one of the boxes and Flirty Flamingo, a new In Color for the other box.
2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch DSP
1 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch DSP - I used Pop of Pink for both of the boxes. This is also a new product.

Score on the
long side @ 1/2, 4, 4 1/2, 8
Short side at 1/2, 4, 4 1/2 and 8.



Fold and burnish all of the score lines. Remove the sections as shown below. Attach the DSP to the front and top flap. Adhere the box at the side and bottom.  I used magnets to close the box but you could also use velcro, a belly band or ribbon. Remember if this is for a small child don't use the magnets. 

I hope you enjoyed today's project.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Fun Flower Reminder Clip


A couple of weeks ago I was in Home Depot checking out garden supplies. I happened to walk by the 3M Command hook display and stopped to see if there was anything new. I love Command hooks and will always buy any new styles. And yes there was something new - a fat, squat plastic clothes pin! It is meant to hold small cables like phone chargers but I saw a reminder clip that I could put on the wall by my desk and on the computer monitor. I got them, took them home and tossed the box on my desk.  Fast forward to today when I decided it was time to clean up my work space. While cleaning I found some extra flowers from a project I did a couple of weeks ago and the reminder clips. So as any good crafter would do I put them together!

The flowers were made with the Stampin Up Fun Flower punch, Beautiful Bunch stamp set and clear embossing powder.



Here is a view of the clip. 




I love how it looks hanging on my wall.





Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Yankee Candle Easy Meltcup Box


Wax melts are a great way to add a lovely fragrance to your environment but cleaning out the melting pot is not one of my favorite things to do. Enter Yankee Candle and the MeltCups. Pop the whole cup into the electric melter and you have lovely scents and no mess. The beautiful pots will make a great gift with a couple of the MeltCups. And that deserves a beautiful box for presentation. 


For all of the directions and measurements click here.






Monday, May 2, 2016

Mother's Day Vellum Bag



 This pretty little bag would be a lovely table gift for Mother's Day. The vellum and soft pink colors lend a feminine look to the bag. Fill it with small chocolates for a sweet ending to a wonderful day.

For a PDF that includes measurements and instructions click here. Please check out the video for step by step directions. 


Happy Mother's Day to all of the special women that care for others everyday.