Monday, April 6, 2020

Easter Triangle Box

These are easily coordinated to go with your Easter Cards
 to give a little "sweet" treat in!
 You could use magnets or velcro dots for easy open! 
(I chose velcro dots!)

For Base: you will need a piece of cardstock that 9 ¾” x 7”.
 On 9 ¾” side; Score at 1 ¾”, 4 ¼” and 7 ¼”.
On 7” side; Score at 2” and 5”.
Burnish score lines.  
~On NARROW END; cut out two side panels on each side.
~On WIDE END; cut out one side panel on each side.
(this leaves you with a "cross" look)
On the two "OUTSIDE Flaps", you will want to score them into a triangle; make a tick mark with a pencil in the center of the flap; using a straight edge score from the tick mark to the score line on both sides on both flaps.  Burnish well! 
DSP : You will need (1) piece cut at 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”. 
You will need (2) pieces cut at 2 ¼” x 2 ¾”.
You will need (1) piece cut 1 ½” x 2 ¾”.
Adhere: Dsp to the outside of your box before assembly.
~Assemble box with either Tombow White Glue or Tear n’ Tape.
ADD:  A Velcro Dot  (both sides) to inside flap. Lay in place and press!
Create Embellishment:  Stamp image in Momento Black.  Color and Cut out using Stitched Shape (circle) Framelit die.  Cut larger (circle) in coordinating cardstock.  Layer and adhere to the front flap of box with dimensionals.  Hint:  Only add dimensionals to top to avoid your box being unble to open. 

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Easter Cards!

How cute are these?
and Fun!

For Base: you will need a piece of cardstock that measures 4 ¼” x 11”.
Score at: 5 ½” 
 1st Layer:  Cut at 4” x 5 ¼”.  **You will need 2 of these; one for the inside of card!
DSP : You will need (1) piece cut 1” x 4 ¼”. 
Ribbon:  Approximately 12” to wrap around card front.
Adhere: Dsp to the 1st Layer; towards bottom leaving a small reveal.
Stamp: Greeting in the upper Right Corner. 
Adhere to card front using Snail.
Wrap ribbon around card front; attaching with snail to one side of card. **This seam will be hidden by Embellishment. .
Create Embellishment:  Stamp image in Momento Black.  Color and Cut out using Stitched Shape (circle) Framelit die.  Cut larger (circle) in coordinating cardstock. 
Attach embellishment to 1st with dimensionals to hide ribbon seam.  
Add Inside layer to your card!

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Snowman Tags!

So Cute!
Quick and easy....
Add a little personal touch to your gift giving!

For Body: Whisper White Cardstock 2” x 5 ¾”
Using Snail; add small piece of DSP to one 2” end. 
Punch the double layered 2” end with the scallop topper punch.

Line up the flat end in the envelope punch board at 3 ½”; punch only!
Slide up to 1 7/8” and punch again.
Flip and repeat; punching at 3 ½” and 1 7/8”

Round the bottom corners with punch board. 

Tie a ribbon around neck of snowman to create scarf.

Color pearl embellishments black to create coal buttons.

Using small black circles for eyes, hand cut a small piece of pumpkin pie for nose.

Using Stampin’ Write Marker, draw on mouth!

Create hanger with White Baker’s Twine. 
Stamp "To/From" towards bottom of snowman.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Tea Bag Holder

This a fun little gift to sneak into a stocking!
 This example shows 4 tea bags; you could add more!

For Base: you will need a piece of cardstock that measures 11” long by 3 ¼” wide.
Score at 3 ½”, 4 ¾”, 8 ¼” and 9 ½”.

DSP to decorate the outside front and top:  1 piece at 3” x 1 ¾”;  1 piece at 3” x 1 ¼”; 
 1 piece at 3” x 1”

Insert to hold tea bag envelopes is a pieces of coordinating cardstock cut at 4” x 3”.
Score on landscape side at every ½”.  (1/2”, 1”, 1 ½”, 2”, 2 ½”, 3” and 3 ½”)
Fold/burnish score lines in both directions to soften the cardstock.  Create a W for the insert!
*Using Tear n’ Tape to assure it does not come apart!

Envelopes:  You will need 4 pieces of coordinating Designer Series Paper that measures 5” x 5”.
Create envelopes using your Envelope Punch Board.  First measurement is 2 3/8”.  Then follow score lines to create envelopes.

Adhere envelopes inside holder inside the W using Tear n’ Tape.  
*Be sure to make openings face each other. 

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Gift/Money Card

Simple, yet fun!
 Your choice to insert a gift card or some cash!

For Body: Whisper White Cardstock cut 4” x 11”
Score: 5 ¼”, 6 ¼’ and 7 ¼”.

Burnish score lines to create a W.
Using Tear n’ Tape (close to edge) seal the W.

Using the Classic Label punch; punch twice in the inside of W to create opening for gift card or $.
(Line up punch at outer edge and punch only ½ of the window; repeat)

Adhere a piece of Designer Series Paper cut 4” x 2” to the short outside card front.
Cut a piece of coordinating cardstock cut at 1” x 4”   and adhere with snail to cover the cardstock to paper seam. 
(OPTIONAL: wrap and tie a piece of white baker’s twine around cardstock strip and tie with know or bow.)

Using the words MERRY and BRIGHT; stamp with coordinating ink on whisper white. 
Punch words out using 2 ¼” circle punch.
Adhere with tear n’ tape to 2 ½” glimmer paper circle.
Adhere to card front with dimesionals. 

Adhere entire card to a piece of coordinating cardstock cut 4 ¼” x 5 ½”. 
This is now the size of a standard card!

Monday, November 25, 2019

Elf Box

 This adorable little box holds small trinkets. 
Or 4 fun size candy bars.

For Body: Green Cardstock cut 4 ¼” x 11”
Score:  Down both long sides at ¾”
Turn and score down short side at 4 ¼”, 5”, 9 ¼” and 10”.
Cut up to ¾” score lines.  Cut out both small rectangles at the top (both sides) to create box top.
Adhere Tear n’ Tape Along two side panels (below the box top) and construct box.
Using a piece of Whisper White 2 ¾” x 2” and hand cut jagged edge for elf jacket.
Adhere with Tear n’ Tape to the inside of box top lid.
Use a strip of Basic Black Cardstock ¾” x11” (8 ½”)  to create elf belt. Put a small piece of tear n’ tape on both ends wrap around box, starting at the center in front. **keep the piece you cut off!  This will create a portion of the buckle. 
Using the piece of Basic Black that you just cut off. Hand Cut square and adhere to a piece of glimmer paper with tear n’ tape; hand cut to create buckle. 
Adhere buckle to the center front of belt with dimensionals. 
Using scrap Basic Black Cardstock; punch 3  ¾” circles to create buttons  Adhere buttons to front of box with dimensionals. 
Use White Bakers Twine to close box after you have filled with treats. 
Stamp the word Believe with Black Ink on scrap of whisper white. Free Hand cut and adhere to box lid with dimensionals. 

Friday, October 18, 2019

5 1/2" Open Top Box!

I love this one, because there is no stamping!
Just card stock and Designer Series Paper.

This will comfortable hold 4 coordinating cards and envelopes.....
Anything that you want to give as a gift!
I am using these for a small hand lotion with a cute pair of knit gloves!
This is a great idea for people on your giving list!

What Ideas do you have to tuck in this cute box?


Items Needed:
1 sheet 8 ½” x 11” cardstock (for box body)
2 Pieces of Designer Series Paper cut at 5 ½” wide by 4 ¼” tall
3 ¼” x 3 ¼” white cardstock (layer)
3” x 3” DSP (layer)
20” White Flax Ribbon
Snips, Paper trimmer and Scorer, Adhesives

For Box Body:
Cut  8 ½” x 11” piece of cardstock to measure 8 ½” x 10 3/8” .
Along the 8 ½” side; score 1 3/8” on both sides.
Along the 10 3/8” side; score at 4 ½” and 5 7/8”  
Fold on score lines.  Cut on score lines up to the 1 3/8” score line. 
Apply Tear n’ Tape along skinny rectangle edges and one flap at the bottom. 
While box is flat; add two panels of Designer Series Paper.  Assemble box.

Time to Decorate!
Wrap White Flax Ribbon around box and tie small knot on the front side. 
Layer DSP 3” square onto 3 ¼” white cardstock square with Snail.
Add Dimensional’s to back side of embeliishment and adhere to front of box!

Fill with a fun treat or small gift item! 
 This box is also designed to hold 4-5 hand stamped cards with envelopes!

Thank you Ronda Wade!

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