Friday, September 25, 2015

Yankee Wax Tart Box

What is better than the smell of pumpkin pie baking in the oven on a cool crisp fall day? Well if you don't feel like baking or your watching those calories in anticipation of the holiday season the fragrance of a Pumpkin Pie Yankee Wax Potpourri Tart will do the trick.

This box is especially designed to hold a Potpourri Tart. These beautifully scented wax tarts make a nice little gift for someone special. You can get two boxes from one sheet of cardstock. Today I will be using Rich Razzleberry cardstock by Stampin Up. 

Measurements and Scoring

Cardstock measures - 5 x 8 1/2 
Score long side @ 3, 4, 7, 8 inches. While your paper is in the landscape position score at 4 1/2 and 7 1/2 down to about the 3 1/2 inch mark
Score short side @ 1, 4, 4/1/2 


Cardstock - Stampin Up Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla
DSP - Stampin Up Into the Woods
Ink - Rich Raxxleberry
Punches - 2 3/8 inch scallop circle, 2 inch circle, 1 3/4 inch scallop circle, Curvy Corner Trio Punch
Ribbon - Vanilla Twill
Stamps - Stampin Up A Little Something

Happy Fall!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Mini Chocolate Slider

Today's project is a Mini Chocolate Slider. I needed 12 small gifts to take to a luncheon and of course I wanted to make something special. I used my April Paper Pumpkin kit to make the boxes. If you haven't seen the Paper Pumpkin kits you can check them out here. Any DSP or Cardstock would work equally as well.

Measurements and Scoring

Cardstock or DSP measures - 4 1/4 x 3
Score long side@ 1/2, 2, 2 1/2, 4
Score short side@ 1/2


Cardstock - April Paper Pumpkin Kit
Stamp Set - A Little Something by Stampin Up
Ink - Stampin Up Crushed Curry
Punches - 1/8 inch hole punch and 1 1/4 inch hole punch
Ribbon and Twine

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

A Merry Little Tea Bag Holder

This little project is perfect for the tea lovers in your life. This cute little bag will hold 3 Tazo Tea bags and is quick and easy to make. I used Christmas paper and sentiments but how cute would this be in steps or polka dots as a get well gift for someone with a cold that needs a little tea and sympathy. 

Measurement and Scoring

Cardstock measures - 8 x 6 1/2 inches
Score long side@ - 1/2, 1 1/4, 4 1/4, 5
Score short side@ - 3/4, 4 1/2
DSP measures - 2 3/4 x 3 1/2


Cardstock - Stampin Up Pacific Point and Tip Top Taupe
DSP - Stampin Up Nordic Noel
Stamps - Stampin Up Festival of Trees
Punches - Stampin Up Scalloped Oval, Large Oval, Curvy Center Trio Punch and Itty Bitty Accents Flower
Ribbon - Stampin Up Striped Ribbon
Adhesives - Sticky strip, Fast Fuse, Mini Glue Dots
Basic Rhinstones

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Trick or Treat Tootsie Pop Holder

Today's project is a play on the Halloween Cracker I did last month. This is a much smaller version designed to hold a single Tootsie Pop. Tootsie Pops are something I remember getting on Halloween when I was a child and it was also a candy treat my son loved when he was little. So what better treat to dress up and have ready for my neighborhood ghosts and goblins.

Measurements and Scoring

Cardstock measures - 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
Score Long Side@ 1 1/4, 2 1//2, 3 3/4, 5 inches
Score Short Side@ 1, 2 1/4, 2 3/4


Cardstock - Stampin Up Tangelo Twist and Basic Black
DSP - small scraps for sentiment
Ribbon - Black and Purple Affray Grosgrain
Punches - Martha Stewart Spider Web Edge Punch, Stampin Up 1 1/4 inch  Round Punch and Scallop Oval Punch
Adhesive - Fast Fuse
Ink - Black Archival

Have a great day!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A Merry Little Ghirardelli Milk Carton

Here is a little milk carton that is sized perfectly to hold two Ghirardelli squares. This cute project is perfect for those little gifts for co workers, staff at your child's school or table gifts during the holidays. 

Measurements and Scoring

Cardstock measures - 6 x 4
Score Long Side@ - 2,  2 3/4,  4 3/4,  5 1/2
Score Short Side@ -1/2, 1, 3 1/4

DSP measures 1 3/4 x 2 (2 pieces)
Small scraps for sentiment

Supplies Used

Cardstock - Stampin Up Real Red
DSP - Stampin Up Home For Christmas
Ink - Stampin Up Cherry Cobbler
Punches - Stampin Up Word Window Punch
Stampin Up Basic Rhinestones
Stampin Up Striped Ribbon