Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Broadway Birthday Card and Box

Using the Broadway Bound Suite coordinating products make card making so easy! Everything matches. No guess work!

This card is a regular a2 card base, fold on top. The birthday candle piece is cut at 4 1/2 x 2 1/2, the black card stock under it is 4 3/4 x 2 3/4. The gold foil under that is 5 x 3. I cut WISH and the 2 candle flames out of it before I assembled the card to save paper. It also helps to make the card lighter for mailing. Make A is stamped in black ink. WISH is stamped in versamark and embossed with gold embossing powder. The whisper white piece is 3 1/2 x 1 1/4. It is tied with black shimmer ribbon and mounted on black card stock 3 3/4 x 1 1/2.

The box is cut from black card stock, 11 x 7. The long side is scored at 1,3,6, and 8 inches. The short side is scored at 2 and 5 inches. See photo below. After you fold on all the score lines cut the long side lines up the the short side lines. The skinny part is the box lid that folds down. I did cut down some of the flaps by 1 inch. Look at the picture to see where. I also cut the lid at an angle once taped to help it shut easier. These lines are on the template as well. Use tear tape to hold the box together. I cut the birthday candle paper and mounted it on whisper white card stock to fit the front and sides of the box and flaps.

The top of the box decorations are held up using a small piece of a window sheet cut at 2 x 1 1/4 and scored at 1/2 for WISH and 1 x 1 1/4 and scored at 1/2 for MAKE A. The scored flaps are taped onto the lid then covered with a small piece of black card stock. The window sheet helps the pieces stay standing instead of being limp and flopping over. I cut the candles out of the designer paper and glued on the flames cut from gold foil paper (thinlet). The dot on the i is attached with a tiny piece of window sheet to make it appear like it is floating.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April 2018 Paper Pumpkin

I think this is my favorite Paper Pumpkin ever! The original kit makes 4 boxes with 5 cards each. Those are the cards in the back of my photo. I added 8 sheets and whisper white card stock and 12 (3x3) envelopes and made 12 extra cards using the leftover from the kit! Those are the cards in the front of my photo.

Instead of using the folded designer note cards I cut them into 2 3/4 squares and mounted them on 3x3 white card stock bases that I cut and score myself. They measure 6x3 and are scored at 3 to fold in half. You can get 3 out of one sheet of card stock, you will need 24 extra bases. I used the pretty leftover 1/4 inch strips to decorate the insides of each card.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Crafting Forever Framed Sampler

Crafting Forever Framed Sampler

Get the directions to make this gorgeous sampler free with any $30 or more purchase from my Stampin' Up store. I will email you the file as soon as I see you have made a purchase. The directions include all supplies, prices, and ordering information you will need to complete this project. The directions also include the sizes to cut the card stock (in inches) and close up pictures to help you understand the directions. It fits in an 8 x 10 frame. 

Here are some of the main supplies you will need: Click on any picture and it will take you to my store for ordering what you need. Thank you! 

If you would like to purchase the file only you can send $3.50 through paypal (friends and family) to and I will get it right out to you. Be sure to specify the Crafting Forever Framed Sampler. Thank you again!

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