Archives for February 2016

Chick Candy Box

  

Here comes chicky feather tail peeping down the bunny trail, peep, peep Easter’s on its way. Make this cute handmade chick for your loved ones, this Easter.

Materials needed:

Daffodil delight card stock cut 7 1/2″ x 6″

Scraps of pumpkin pie, black, white, pacific point, and daffodil

      delight ard stock

2 3/8″ Circle punch

Scissors

Trimmer

1″ Circle Punch

3/4″ Circle punch

1/2″ Circle punch

White gel pen

Big shot

Circle dies

Score board

Tear n tape

Black market

Bone folder


Instructions:

Take piece of daffodil delight and score with the short side at the top at 1 1/2″ on both sides, turn and score at 3″ and 4 1/2″. Fold all score lines and then cut up the two score lines on both long sides to the first score line. Assemble the box with tear n tap and then set aside.

Cut out two scalloped circles with the big shot and then score at 1″ on each circle. Fold score and attach both circles bottom and side to the box you made in number 1. You can ink up the edges if you like to, it gives your project dimension.

3. Now punch out 3 2 3/8″ scalloped circles and then cut one in half and add it to the sides of the chick. Next cut a tuft for the chick out of the second scalloped circle and attach to the top of the chick. With the third scallop, cut it in half and then cut off three scallops, so you have 4 sections. Use your bone folder and curl them. Now attach them together and adhere to the back of the chick for his tail.

4. Lastly fold a piece of pumpkin pie card stock in half and cut out a triangle, add this to the front of the chick for hid beak. Now punch out two 1″ white circles, two 3/4″ pacific point circles, and two black circles. Layer those on top of each other to make the eyes, add a white fleck to his eyes and attach to his face. You can add eyelashes if you wish and I suppose if you wanted to you could add feet.

ENJOY1

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Gifts

Even though my nephews are now older, I still love giving them handmade gifts. They received my package late but for Valentine’s Day I gave them each a cool bottle decorated and tilled with candy as well as Rollo’s decorated to look like a bomb. They seemed to love them!

Love you guys! Aunt Brenda 

 

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Hello Life Project Kit Alternative

 

       I bought this great kit and thought it would make a neat card holder. So I turned the board the long way added a covered piece of cardboard to the back attaching with a hole puncher and ribbon. I added clothspins to it and a ribbon to hang it with. You can use the included kit material to make cards for it.

ENJOY!

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Curly Winter Wreath

  

Are you sick of the snow? Can’t stand the cold weather? Then take a little break for yourself and do something crafty, like make this beautiful winter wreath.


Supplies Needed:

Designer series paper 8- 12×12 sheets

Straight pins with flat heads

114 inch foam core wreath, the hard foam

White ribbon 24 inches

Hot glue gun and glue

3 sheets of whisper white card stock

Embellishments

Stamp set of your choice

Apothecary accent dies or dies if your choice

Dimensionals

Tear n tape

Stamp set of your choice

1 sheet Marina mist card stock

Score board


Instruction:

1. Cut 1/2 inch strips of designer series paper out of all 8 sheets

Then take your bone folder and curl paper from the middle on both end. Wrap around pencil and fluff out

Then cut 9 strips of whisper white card stock at 1 1/2 x8 1/2

Score all of them at 1/2 with the 8 1/2 side at the top

2. Fold all score lines back and forth

Sticky strip all four ends together to form a circle

Put on a mat and hot glue the center and put on a 1/2 circle on both sides, to form the rosette.

Repeat this 2 more times

Hot glue to wreath we’re desired

And hot glue and pin ribbon to the top

Stick a streat pin through center of the curl and paper and attach to foam wreath.

Cover all of the wreath except for the back which will be covered when hung.

Stamp 2 smallest snow flakes onto white and run through the big shot with the smallest festive flurry die.

3. Die cut 2 of the next biggest snow flakes out of marina mist.

Put stamped snowflake onto larger one and sticky strip to the rosettePut on the two lower rosettes and then add frosted finishes embellishment

Stamp snow day stamp set on whisper white and cut out, as seen in picture below.

Add dazzling diamonds to snowman and then die cut a piece of marina mist from the apothecary frame lets set, the large one.

Place the snowman on the cut out then add to the rosette.


WALLA A BEAUTIFUL WREATH.

ENJOY1

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Hand Stamped Purse – a cute paper clutch.

  

Are you a purse fiend or know someone who is, then why not make this cute little handmade clutch purse for you or your friends.
Materials needed:

Flower punch or other punches

Button or embellishments

Tear n tape

Soft suede card stock or other colors cut 10 1/2″ x 12″

Ink your choice in color or versamark if you want to emboss your purse.

Embossing powder

Stamp set of your choice

Curvy corner trio punch if you wish

Scraps of matching card stock

Trimmer

Scissors

Score board

Scoring tool

Bone folder
Instructions:

1. Cut card stock 12″ x 10 1/2″ and then stamp or emboss your card stock. Then score with the 10 1/2″ side at the top at 3/4″, 3 3/4″, 6 3/4″, & 9 3/4″. Then turn and score at 3″ & 9″, then turn back around and make a notch at 5 1/4″ on both 10 1/2″ side.

2. Fold all score lines and then with your score tool score from the notch diagonally to the corner on both sides. Repeat for the other side.

3. Now cut up the first score on the 1/2″ side to the second score and cut off the outer 1/2″ tab. Reinforce the diagonal fold with a bone folder and put score tape on all outer flaps. Fold in and adhere those four flaps to form your purse. The diagonal folds go in and the top 1/2″ flaps fold over each other.

4. Punch out one flower punch and one tag punch, you can stamp on your flower if you wish, or add other embellishments. Score the tab at 1/2″ and then adhere the flower or embellishment to the tab punch and then adhere the tab to the back 1/2″ flap that faces forward. Adhere two tiny magnets to the tab and the purse and you are done.

ENJOY!

(Cased from paper craft with Crafty)

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Fun Ribbon Pull Box

   
 

This fun ribbon box looks complicated but it is not, this handmade box can be made by anyone. A few pieces of card stock, a punch and some ribbon. Learn how below.
Materials needed:

Whisper white card stock cut cut 6 3/4″ x 11″

Color card stock cut 10 !/2″ x 8 1/4″

Ribbon

Curvy corner trio punch

Stamps of your choice

Ink pads your choice in color

Tear n tape

Trimmer

Scissors
Instructions:

1. Cut whisper white card stock as above and then score it the long way at 1 5/8″, 5 1/4″, 6 7/8″, & 10 1/2″. Turn and score at 1 5/8″, & 4 1/4″ and fold all score lines. With stamp of your choice stamp all over the card stock with your choice in ink color. Cut up all score lines on both long sides to the first score line. Wedge out the smaller tabs and take off the two 1/2″ tabs on both sides leaving the middle. Adhere down the 2 1/2″ side, but not the open end one. Take the curvy corner trio punch and punch the slot one in the middle of the larger sections you just folded over. Adhere the1/2″ tab to the opposite side and then adhere down the last 1 1/2″ tab. Lastly for this piece, adhere the last 4 flaps together, not down like the last piece with tear n tape.

2. Cut piece of colored card stock as above and score the long way at 1 1/2″, 5″, 6 1/2″, & 10″. Now turn and score the other way at 1 1/2″ & 5″. Fold all score lines and then add tear n tape to the 1/2″ section as well as the ends on the long side. Fold over and adhere the 1/2″ flap to the opposite side, next adhere the larger flaps to the inside of the box and then the opposite side adhere the flaps to each other.

Add ribbon around the bottom of the box, through the the little ribbon holes and tie a bow at the top. 3. 

ENJOY!

(Cased from- I am sorry but forgot from who, but thank you)

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY EVERYONE

Happy Velentines Day Everyone!

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Cute Flip Top Box

  

Cute Flip Top Box

These cute and awesome flip top boxes are great for small gifts, treats or even a surprise gift card. Make one for someone today.


Materials needed:

Card stock cut 11″ x 8 1/4″

2 pieces of card stock cut 8 1/2″ x 6 3/4″

Trimmer

Score board

Scissors

DSP cut 3″ c 3 1/4″

Tear n tape


Instructions:

1. Cut card stock as above and score at 1″ and 2 1/2″all the way around. Then fold all score lines and put tear n tape on the outer tabs and on the inner, outer sections. Then assemble the box putting in the 4 tabs and then folding over inner flaps and securing.

2. Now cut two pieces of card stock that measures 8 1/2″ x 6 3/8″ and score the long way at 3 !/2″, and 5″. Then turn the card stock and score at 1 1/2″ and 4 7/8″. Fold all score lines and the cut up the two score lines on the long side to the first score line. Wedge out this tab and then cut off the 1 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ tab on both left sides. Then on the opposite side wedge out both sides, inner edges sloping down at an angle to the outer side. Wedge the opposite side just a little so it does not show under the box.

3. Adhere the straight flaps to the bottom of the first box you made and decorate the top with DSP that measures 3″ x 3 1/4″. Add an embellishment to the top and you are done. ENJOY! 

Need help get started or are new to paper crafting then check out my monthly classes on my blog at www.bjstampingtreasure.com

(Cased from Crafty Carolyn)


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