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Mini Album or To Do Organizer

This project can be used as a small photo album as shown at the top or as an organizer as I did on the pink one.

Materials needed:

3 or 4 rectangle A2 envelopes

SNAIL adhesive

Designer series paper (DSP)

Card stock of your choice to match or coordinate with the DSP

Piece of ribbon 8″

An embellishment or two

Label punch


1. Using your SNAIL adhesive, adhere the three or four envelopes together. Attaching one of the envelope flaps to the bottom of the next envelope and repeat.

2. First cut a piece of ribbon 8″ long and attach it to the top of the top flap of the project. Next cut three our four pieces of DSP cut 4″ X 5 1/2″ and one 5 1/2″ x 1 3/4″ and then adhere all of these to the outer part of your project. You may need to round the edges of the top flap of the DSP if your envelope is not square. Then flip it over.

3. Now cut three or our pieces of DSP 5 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ and adhere them to the inside of the envelope. Cut a piece of DSP 5 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ and adhere it to the top of the envelope flap.

4. Cut three or four pieces of card stock that matches or coordinates with your DSP 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. Then adhere them to the top part of the envelope and add labels if you are using it for an organizer or pictures if you are making an album.

5. Lastly add an embellishment to the front or back flap depending on the kind you are making.


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Classes posted

Be sure to check out my website, all October classes have now been scheduled.

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My Puppy Dog

There  are lots of Hingis I love to do, but one of my favorite things is to paper craft. Today I had a visitor helping me.  Lowla! Isn’t he so cute!


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Minion Card

Materials needed:


Large plate for tracing

 Daffodil delight card stock cut 8 1/2″x 5 1/2″

Black, whisper white, and pacific point card stock

Window sheet

Silver glimmer paper

Punches: modern label,1 3/4″ circle, 3/4″ 

     circle, 1/2″ circle, & 1 3/8″ circle.


Corner rounder



Foam tape

SNAIL adhesive

White gel pen

Black sharpie


1. Fold piece of daffodil delight in half to form base of the card Then take your plate and with the card closed put he plate almost all the way at the top and trace with your pencil. Cut on this line with your scissors, this forms the top of your minion.

2. Next cut out a black strip that measures 4 1/4″ x 5/8″ and adhere it to the upper portion of the card. Now take the glimmer paper and punch out one modern label punch and then punch the 1 3/8″ circle and then on top of that the 1 3/4″ circle form a ring. Cut the modern label in half and place over the black banner spacing them out. Next punch out a white1 3/4″ circle and place it in the center of the black strip. Now punch out a 3/4″ pacific point circle and a 1/2″ black circle, layer them over each other forming his eye. Adhere on the white circle a little off set and add a fleck in his eye with a white gel pen. Punch out a window sheet with the 1 3/4″ circle punch and adhere it to the glimmer ring. Now add foam tape to the inside of the ring and adhere ver his eye.

3. Now cut a piece of pacific point card stock to 3 1/4″ x 1 7/8″ and round the two bottom corners. Cut two strip of pacific point to 1/2″ X 2″, punch out a pacific point 1 3/8″ circle and then cut off about 1/4″ to form the pocket. Put stitching with your black sharpie all the way around the pocket, straps and his bib. Attach the two straps to the bib with two brads, and then put the pocket on his bib with foam tape. Attach the whole bib to the minion under the eye but leaving enough room to draw on his mouth. (You may need to cut his straps down after adhering to the card).

4. Lastly, draw on his mouth and cut skinny strips of black card stock and attach it to his head.

Most of all be creative and see what different ways you can create your minion.


(Cased from Robbin)

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Snack Box


Materials needed:

12″ x 12″ card stock your choice in color

Word window punch

Tear n tape


Corner rounder




Score board


1. Put the 12″ x 12″ card stock in your score board and score at 1 1/2″, 3 3/4″, 8 1/4″, & 10 1/2″. Turn and score at 1″, 2 1/2″, 4 3/4″, 7 1/4″, 9 1/2″, & 11″. Fold all score lines.

2. Now take your scissors and cut from the one inch side to the second score line, cutting out that square. Repeat on all four sides. On the opposite sides cut out one square on all outer edges leaving the middle square. Cut in the next score line to the first score line creating a tab. On the side with the largest section take the word window punch, and punch the card stoc. Turn and repeat on opposite side.

3. Now cut out the following pieces of Designer series paper or DSP. 

       2 pieces 2 3/8″ x 2 1/8″

       2pieces 4 3/8″ x 7/8″

       2 pieces 4 3/8″ x 1 3/8″

       2 pieces 4 3/8″ x 2 1/8″

4. Attach all pieces of DSP to the box and then re-punch the

    word window holes and round the four corners near the

    handle. Assemble the box with sticky strip or tear n tape.


Cased from Paper Craft Button.

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Spooky Halloween Card


Materials needed:

Pumpkin pie card stock cut 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

Rich razzleberry card stock ct 4 x 5 1/4

Fine tip glue pen

Spider web doilies

Ghost franelit

2″ and 1 3/4″ circle punches

Sparkly seasons stamp set

Rich razzleberry ink pad

Seasonal frame thinlits

Black marker



Big shot

Scraps of rich razzleberry and pumpkin pie


1. Fold piece of pumpkin pie card stock in half to form the base of the card. Adhere the piece of rich razzleberry to the top of that and then cut the spider web doilie in quarters and adhere to the four corners.

Punch out the 2″ circle punch from pumpkin pie and then stamp the chevron circle onto rich razzleberry 2. with rich razzleberry berry ink and then punch out with the 1 3/4″ circle punch. 

3. Adhere the pumpkin pie circle to the center of the card then the rich razzleberry circle on top. Next die cut the ghost from last years framelits and draw a face on it, adhere over the circles.

4. Lastly die cut the spooky from seasonal frame thinlits and adhere that to the center over the card.


(Original design by me Brenda)

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Creating Designer Series Paper

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