3D projects


I have had this idea in my head for a while now so I had to just do it!!  I wanted to create a little box using the Scallop Tag Topper Punch.


I have used the Sale-A-Bration ‘Sweet Sorbet’ DSP.  I know Sale-A-Bration is done with BUT I HAD TO USE IT!!!  I used the new Spiral Flower Die that has just come in to my possession.  I am having fun with that little die 🙂  I have seen the twine loops around the blogosphere and wanted to have a go with making them.  It was a bit tricky at first as I didn’t know what I was doing but I think I worked it out in the end.  The leaves are from the 2-step Bird Punch.

I wanted to share the Tutorial with you to make your own little box (AND it is in Metric AND Imperial)



Card – 29.5cm x 21cm.

Along the long side score at 7cm, 14cm, 21cm and 28cm.

Along  the short side, score at 7cm and 14cm.

DSP for wrapper – 3.5cm x 29.5cm.


Imperial     (Finished size for this one will be slightly taller than the Metric box. There is a photo below showing the difference in size).

Card  – 8 ½” x 11”.

Along the long side score at 2 ½”, 5”, 7 ½” and 10”.  (Trim ½” off on the small tab section so there is not so much excess to adhere down).

Along the short side, score at 2 ½” x 6”.

DSP for wrapper – 1 ¼” x 11”.



1. After you have cut your card to size and scored it. Cut off the small tabs, one at the top and one at the bottom leaving the middle section.


2. Punch out each tab on the long side using the Scallop Tag Topper Punch.  To do this slide the first scored section into the Punch.  You will need to wiggle it gently in under the punch.  Centre it in the punchI line up the card section between the rectangle on the top of the punch and then punch.



3. Gently slide the card along to the next scored section.  Line it up in the same way and punch out again.  Repeat this for the next 2 sections. Trim off the excess card between each punched section.

4. Cut up each score line at the bottom until it meets the horizontal score line.

5. Fold on each of the score lines. Fold over the top Scalloped section and adhere down with Sticky Strip.



6. Add Sticky Strip to the small tab at the side on the right side of the card.

7. Assemble by folding the scored lines in to form a box shape and adhere together onto the side tab.

8. Add Sticky Strip to the bottom tabs and adhere down.

9. Adhere the Wrapper around the box and decorate as you would like.

I made another version using DSP (Sweet Sorbet again!).  This one was using the Imperial measurements.


This is slightly larger than the Metric version.  You can see them in the photo together below.


Enjoy making your own.  🙂





3D projects


I wanted to show you a little gift bag I have been making at my workshops this month. They are so easy to make and gotta love the Sweet Sorbet DSP!!!


You can make these too.  Just head to Ronda’s blog here and and she will show you how.

To create the label on the front I have stamped Whisper White cardstock firstly with the greeting from ‘Simply Sketched’ and then stamped randomly in Pool Party, Crisp Canteloupe and Summer Starfruit using Petal Parade. You make the enclosure with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch and I have tied it off with Crisp Canteloupe Ruffled Ribbon.

I hope all is well where you are???  Have a good day 🙂


cards, Stampin' Up!


I think this set from the new Occasions Catalogue is going to be very popular.  Don’t you love this big swirly ‘Happy Birthday’?? I stamped this in Black Stazon on some of that free ‘Sweet Sorbet’ DSP that you can pick up during Sale-A-Bration.  Gotta love FREE DSP!!! LOL  I layered this on Raspberry Ripple card base and Summer Starfruit mat.  I added some little banners from the set ‘Banner Blast’ in Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit.  Now this set also has a co-ordinating punch to cut those little banners.  No hand cutting!!! These are another free choice with Sale-A-Bration.  So many choices!!


I added the little cupcake from the stamp set ‘Another Great Year’.  How cute is this.  I punched it out with the 1 1/4″ circle and then layered it on a 1 3/8″ circle in Raspberry Ripple.  I have a close-up.

Now don’t look too closely at the colouring.  I coloured the cupcake with the Aquapainters and inkpads.  I didn’t realise how bad it was until I saw this photo.  Sorry about that.  I wanted to show you the sparkle though on the icing.  Does it look good enough to eat???


Have you checked out the new Catalogue and Sale-A-Bration brochure yet??? You can view it online in the link in the right hand column  OR do you want your own copies to drool over?? Drop me a message and I will get one in the post ASAP.

Until next time, Happy Stamping.