3D projects, cards, Stampin' Up!

DAISY LANE GIFT CARD HOLDER!

I can now share this project with you as I know it has been delivered.  I recently had a request for a Gift Card for one of my customers.  It was ordered by her Sister In Law who contacted me.  Of course one doesn’t provide just a Gift Card.  It must be dressed up.  So here is the Gift Card packaging.

It’s just a simple style.  I will share more about that further below.  The front is decorated with daisies.  2 large Daisies were stamped and punched with the Daisy Punch.  2 smaller Daisies were stamped and punched with the Medium Daisy Punch.  They were all layered together and curled up a little.  A Clear Gem was added in the centre.

The leaves were punched with the Leaf Punch.  See the leaf?  I ran a score line down the centre of the leaf and folded it slightly.  This adds a little dimension to your leaf.

The Sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Greetings.  I stamped it on a little strip of white card and sponged the edges with the Petal Pink ink.

The paper is from the Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper.

This is the inside of the holder.  I stamped some of the fern leaves inside.

The colours look very different in the photos to each other. I can say they are both the same one but the lighting changed effecting the colour of the holder.

To make your own:

Cut your card to 10.5cm x 15.5cm.  Score at 6cm and 13cm.

4 1/8″ x 6 1/8″.  Score at 2 3/8″ x 5 1/8″

I stapled the small flap down but you could adhere it with strong tape.  Be sure the tape is not too wide so you have enough room for the card to fit. Decorate it as you like.  Card mat for the front  and paper piece is slightly smaller on each layer (4mm or 1/8″).

Hope that helps.

Are you in need of a Gift Card?  Maybe for yourself (because it is the perfect gift for you) or it is for a friend or family.  You can order it to any value.  I have Christmas Gift Cards too so keep that in mind as Christmas approaches.

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny

3D projects

BIRD BALLAD TENT BOX!

I have this cute little box to share with you today.  It is a Tent box.  I have used the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper.  We made this box at our team meeting last month.  It’s such a sweet size and you can fill the box with some chocolate treats and wrap it up in some gorgeous paper.

Bird Ballad Tent Box

The little flowers from the Free As A Bird stamp set were stamped on scrap white with Memento Black ink and then coloured with the Petal Pink and the Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends.  Then they were then handcut.

I love this paper from the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper packThe paper creates a little wrapper around the box.  You could make this style any size you like.

So would you like to make your own little Tent Box.

You can find it on Sam’s blog – Pootles -> HERE. 

Thanks for visiting me today.

Jenny

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #77 – GET A SCALLOP ON IT!

This week’s Wednesday’s WOW! #77 is a fun, versatile product that I have just noticed.  I thought you might like to see just how versatile this product is.

We are looking at the Scalloped Note Cards and Envelopes.

With these Note Cards and Envelopes you receive 5 each of 4 colours: Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Powder Pink, Terracotta Tile.

They make very quick cards that have that nice decorative scalloped edge.

And don’t forget to stamp the envelopes.

Don’t just think of them as the cards and envelopes though.

These are created by Stampin’ Up! artists.  Aren’t they sweet. Sorry I am not sure exactly how this treat box below is made but it is using the notecard scored and folded.

How clever is this treat holder? Just pop a little treat in the envelope and give it to someone special.

These are very inexpensive to have some quick cards and packaging on hand.

They are available in store now -> HERE.  $14 for 20.

What do you think of them??  Pop them in your next order.

Have a great day,

Jenny

 

 

 

 

3D projects, Catalogues, Stampin' Up!

SUNDAY SUITES – FOLLOW YOUR ART!

Today’s Sunday Suite we are looking at is the Follow Your Art.  I have to say I haven’t paid a lot of attention to this one so maybe you are like me.  Let’s take a closer look.

Below is all that is in the Follow Your Art Suite.

This is the Follow Your Art Suite.

The Follow Your Art Suite Bundle is $153. 25.  It includes:
* It Starts with Art Cling Stamp Set (10% off)
* Arts & Crafts Dies (10% off)
* Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper
* Button Button Embossing Folder
* Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit  – Check the cute box that the Embellishment kit comes in.
* Follow Your Art Washi Tape
* Mini Shipping Boxes

If you love any of the Suites, Stampin’ Up! has give just one item code to select them all. That makes ordering so much easier.

Have a closer look at the It Starts With Art Bundle.  This is pretty funky.  Have you got a fellow crafter that you like to send cards to?  This would be perfect for them.

It’s a bit hard to see the Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit so lets take a closer look.

The Kit includes:
* 4 sheets of stitched, die-cut felt accents (1 sheet each of 4 colours: Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry)
* 12 paper clips (6 Blushing Bride, 6 Coastal Cabana)
* 3 yards (2.7 m) Pacific Point Linen Thread
* 3 yards (2.7 m) Calypso Coral Linen Thread
* 6 silver charms (“Made with Love” on one side, blank on the other side)
* 6″ x 4-3/4″ x 1-1/16″ (15.2 x 12.1 x 2.7 cm) designer box
* Product colours: Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Pacific Point.

So you can see them all put together check out these samples by Stampin’ Up! artists.

This card below was one of the Make and Takes we made at Onstage back in April.  You might have seen a few version of this card around your blog travels.

So what do you like in this suite?  Do you think this would be a fun one to use for a fellow crafter?

You can now order it in my store now -> HERE.  Please use the Host Code: HXRVAQUA

The Follow You Art Suite Bundle for everything is $153.25

The Follow Your Art Bundle with stamps and Dies is $81.75

The Follow Your Art Embellishment Kit is $19.25.

Have a happy Sunday,

Jenny

3D projects, Catalogues

MOSAIC MOOD TEA BAG HOLDER AND A TAG!

I have 2 projects to share with you today.  I made them a few weeks ago but just getting to show you now.

I have these cute little Tea Bag Holders.  I made them up to send out with some of the Annual Catalogues.  These were made with the Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper.  The paper is so shiny.  It is gorgeous really and I think they turned out ok with it.

Nothing like pouring over the new catalogue with a cup of tea in hand. 😉

The sentiment is from the Delightful Day stamp set.  It is stamped on Mint Macaron and punched with the Timeless Label Punch.  Then backed on a white circle and the ring shape from the Stitched Labels Dies.

The little holders were made using the Envelope Punch Board.  I know it is retired but I love this little tool for making quick envelopes. The Tea Bag Holder is a Pootles one and you can find it -> HERE.

With some of the scraps from these little Treat Holders I made up a couple of tags.  These were for the Lucky Door Prizes for my launch.

I used the Delightful Day stamp set again too and the Stitched Nested Labels Dies. It’s so easy to make quick tags with the Delightful Tag Topper Punch.

Hope you like them.

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny

3D projects, Catalogues, Tutorials

WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #73 – DAISY LANE TEA BOX!

I have a sweet little Daisy Box for you for Wednesday’s WOW! #73.  You could use this to gift Tea Bags or some small chocolates.  I have the Tutorial below.

It doesn’t take long at all to make.  I used the Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper for the strip around it.  The daisies were stamped from the Daisy Lane set and punched with the Daisy Punch and the Medium Daisy Punch.  I did 2 of each and layered them together.  The leaves were punched with the Leaf Punch.  If you check the leaves closer I scored along the centre and then curled them up a little.  This gives them a little dimension.

Here is how to make your Box.

Tea Bag Box

NB: Measurements are in both Metric and Imperial.  (apologies in advance for the 16th” measures).

Cut card to 19cm x 14cm (7 1/2″ x 5 1/2″).

Score card at 8cm and 11cm on the 19cm side . (On the 7 1/2″  side score at 3 1/8″ and 4 5/16″)

Score card at 3cm and 11cm on the 14cm side. (On the 5 1/2″ side score at 1 3/16″ and 4 5/16)

Cut Designer Series Paper piece at 6cm x 28cm (2 3/8″ x 11″).

To assemble the box.  Fold and score on all the lines.  Cut up on the small score lines on the long sides of the card.  See below.

Assemble the box by firstly adding adhesive to the 2 small tabs placing it on the outside of the tab. Fold up and bring one of the side panels over to adhere on to the tab.  Do this on both sides of the box.  Add adhesive along the outside of this long tab and then adhere the other long tab down on to this. This forms your box.

Place adhesive, (I use Tombow Multipurpose Adhesive) along the back of the paper strip and wrap around the box and adhere down. Decorate as you like.

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Hopefully that makes sense.  I was a little time pressed today to get the full photos together.  If you need more information, drop me a comment and if you would like a video then let me know.

Enjoy making the box.

Jenny

THIS WEEKS SPECIAL ONLY:

Order the Daisy Lane Bundle and receive a pack of Clear or Gold Faceted Gems free. (your choice of colour).  Great for the centres for your daisies.

Plus you will also receive 3 project tutorials from the projects that we will be making in our Daisy Class this week. (You can see those in an earlier post).

    

The Daisy Lane Bundle is available in my store now -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: H2BBRFTE

or Order from me directly.

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #70 – CREATING THE PAPER MAGNOLIA FLOWER!

Wednesday’s WOW! #70 today.  I could tell you so many things today with all the exciting new products just released, but for today I have a special project.  You have probably admired the gorgeous Magnolia flowers in the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. They are even all over the front cover. You might have even seen them online. Well today I am going to share with you how to create your own Paper Magnolia Flowers.

You just need a few supplies – The Good Morning Magnolia bundle and the Hot Air Balloon Punch.  Check out the easy to follow steps in this video.

Very simple and very gorgeous.  I like that you can make the smaller flowers too.  Ok.  Are you off to make some Magnolia Flowers now?

If you need any supplies to make this project then you can head to my store online -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: EUEAGC3N

OR

You can contact me directly.

Orders over $78 AUS receive an exclusive 12 project Tutorial Bundle free.  Or you can purchase the Tutorial Bundle for $20

   

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER:

The Good Morning Magnolia Bundle is $111.50 AUS.  The Hot Air Balloon Punch is $31 AUS.  TOTAL $142.50  If there are a couple more items you like you would be better off joining Stampin’ Up! and pay $169, but you get $235 of products in total of your choice which could include these items.  That makes it so much more affordable AND can check items off your LONG wish list.  Ask me more about it.

Thanks for visiting today,

Jenny

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BOTANICAL BUTTERFLIES WEEK BONUS – W CARD!

I have a bonus project to share with you today for Botanical Butterflies week.  It’s a ‘W’ card.  I have seen a few of them around and was wanting to try one.  We made this one at our team meeting on Wednesday night and I thought it was good timing. So you get a bonus project.

Don’t look closely.  It was made in a rush at the meeting.  There are lots of parts to this card but it will give you an idea.  And can’t beat those pretty butterflies from the gorgeous Botanical Butterflies paper.

This is the card closed.  Tied up with some of the lovely soft Lemon Lime Twist Organdy ribbon.  The sentiment is from Incredible Like You and the paper on the front is from the Gingham Gala Paper. 

This is the inside of the card with more pretty butterflies.

I won’t give you the details of how to make one as you can check it out for yourself.  The card was CASED from Jan B cards.  HERE is the link to her Youtube video.  It’s long one.  It goes for 47 minutes so be prepared with a drink in hand and take notes.  The card is very easy though once all the cutting is done and you can decorate it anyway you like.

What could you do inside? Some stamped and cut images, a baby card, maybe a 4 letter name. Endless ideas to work with.

Have fun with it.

I hope you like the Botanical Butterflies week.  The ideas I have shared could work with any paper.  This gorgeous paper is Free though.  Can’t beat that. 

This is a Sale-A-Bration choice for orders over $90.  You could choose the gorgeous Painted Seasons paper or any of the other choices.  You only have one week left so get on it.

In Australia? You can order in my store -> HERE.  

Have a great weekend,

Jenny

 

3D projects, Stampin' Up!, Tutorials

WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #61 – BOTANICAL BUTTERFLIES GIFT BAG!

Wednesday’s WOW! #61.  I have something special today.  I hope you like it.  I am featuring the Botanical Butterflies Designer Series Paper all week.  Of course you can use any paper for these projects but how pretty is this paper – and bonus because it is free!

Today I want to show you this cutie Butterfly bag.  I have the tutorial below for you.

For the cute tag above I punched a butterfly from a scrap piece of the paper using the Butterfly Duet Punch. I used the Detailed Trio Punch on the white tag. The sentiment is from Beauty Abounds.

Here is the side view.

This is such an easy Gift Bag to make and it only uses 1/2 sheet of the Designer Series Paper.  You can make a few in no time.

BUTTERFLY GIFT BAG

METRIC MEASUREMENTS:

30.5cm x 15cm.

Score on the long side at 12cm, 14.5cm, 26.5cm and 29cm.

Score on the short side at 2.5cm and 12.5cm.

 

IMPERIAL MEASUREMENTS:

12” x 6”.

Score on the long side at 4 ¾”, 5 ¾”, 10 ½”, and 11 ½”

Score on the short side at 1” and 5”.

 

With the paper in landscape orientation, cut up on the scored lines along the bottom up to the score line.  Angle the cuts if you prefer so the tabs will sit better when they are folded up.

Fold on all the score lines.  On the top score lines fold the paper forward to show the other side of the paper.  Adhere this down on to the front.  See the photo to show it clearer.

Place adhesive on the narrow side tab and fold the paper to form a box shape.  Adhere this narrow tab to join the other side.  Place adhesive to the bottom small tabs.  Fold up and then adhere the long tabs at the bottom to form the box.

HANDLES:

Card strip – 2 @ 1.2cm x 14.8cm.

2 @ ½” x 6”

For the handles: Firstly, take a strip and run it up and down on the edge of the table.  This helps curve the card and breaks down the tissue a little.

Place adhesive on each end of one strip, Position one end inside the bag at the top.  Gently curve the strip and adhere the other end to the inside of the bag.  Repeat the same for the second strip on the other side.

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Have fun creating them,

Jenny

 

IN AUSTRALIA? ORDER NOW ->HERE PLEASE USE HOST CODE: JQGFKFT9

GRAB YOUR FREE BOTANICAL BUTTERFLIES PAPER OR CHOOSE ANY OTHER SALE-A-BRATION ITEM FOR FREE WITH ORDERS OVER $90.  YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE AN EXCLUSIVE TUTORIAL BUNDLE OF 12 PROJECTS FREE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ORDER.

3D projects, cards, Personal Ramblings, Tutorials

CRAFT ALIVE TREATS!

Last post I showed you some photos of Craft Alive the show we attended a few weeks ago.  If you missed that post with some of the highlights then head back a post.

Today I want to show you some little treats I created.

First off I made these little Easel calendars for the 3 other ladies on our show team.  I invited each of them on this crazy ride with me and wanted to give them a gift.  I made this for their little gift pack to say Thank You to them.

These were so easy to make.  Without giving you specific measurements I will tell you how they are made so they can work for metric or imperial measurements.

MAKE YOUR OWN EASEL CALENDARS

Take a sheet of card and cut it in half vertically.  Put one half aside. With the other length you have, score the piece in half. Then score one of the sections in half again.  Then fold on the score lines.  Fold it firstly in at the half way line, then fold the other score line inwards. The larger section is the base part.  The smaller equal sections are folded.  Does that make sense?

You will also need an additional card piece that can be adhered on to the front.  This piece is the same width as the card and you can make it any height.  I made it the same height as the base length.  In other words, the other piece of cardstock you put aside at the beginning, cut that in half and it will be the right length.  I hope that all makes sense.  Really it is the idea of it.  The actual measurements are entirely up to you.  Decorate as you like.  I had pieces of the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper that I decorated the front with and a butterfly from the Butterfly Gala stamp set.

I also needed to make some tags up for the prize gifts.  Stampin’ Up! were very generous in donating a box full of retired products.  We made up so many prize packs and gave away several per day.

I have one of each colour of the tags I made using the lovely Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper and the Amazing Life stamp set.

I hope you like these.  I think everyone who received one loved the tag…. or maybe it was all the lovely Stampin’ Up! products they received.  They were very excited anyway.

Thanks for visiting me again today,

Jenny