Sunday, September 24, 2017

Weekend Stamping

Worked on a couple projects over the weekend...hope you had some time for stamping fun too!!


To make circle fan...start with a 3/4" x 12" piece of paper.  Fan fold in 1/4" segments.  Add a  piece of double stick tape to one end.  Form into a circle and adhere two ends.  Flatten piece and hold together with a dab of hot glue in the center: 


Use a hot glue gun to adhere a toothpick to the back of the circle fan.  Punch out a 3/4" circle and cover back.  Mount stamped image to the front with double stick tape:


Here's a card made with one of our new stamps, "Thoughts & Prayers" (SC-17) and a girl stamp from our cling set, "Arigato" (CL-20):




Saturday, September 23, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Stamps used:  Owl stamp is from "Whooo Loves You" (CL-19 and word stamp is from "Never forget" (MC_59).

Friday, June 16, 2017

Lollipop Balloons


Turn a lollipop into a balloon...quick and easy!!


Stamps used:  Girl stamp is from "Aloha" (CL-17), Flower stamp is form "Never Forget (MC-59) and "Happy Birthday" stamp is a mini stamp #6045.  Start with a 3" x 8-3/8" piece of card stock.  Score at 3", 6" and 8".  Insert the first fold into a hole puncher and punch out a small opening to insert lollipop stick. 


Add double stick tape to the tab, a shown below:


Insert the lollipop stick and tape it down to the backside:


Fold into a triangular-shaped stand and secure with the double stick tape.  Tie a cord onto the "balloon" and have stamped image "hold" the balloon.


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Simple Wrapped Chocolates



All it takes is a 4-1/2" diameter doily....place your candy about an inch from the top of the doily, then fold the bottom of the doily up: 


Next, fold both sides in and hold in place with double stick tape: 


 Finish it off by tying some twine around the candy and adding your stamped images.  All stamps are from cling set, "Flower Girls" (CL-16)








Friday, June 9, 2017

Origami Gift Card Holders


I learned how to make these cute origami gift card holders by looking at a few tutorials then I combined what I liked best into some simple instructions.






 Start with a 7" x 10" piece of paper.  Fold in half lengthwise and widthwise:


Next fold each edge to the center...widthwise:


and lengthwise:


Open the paper up and fold each corner to the first fold line, as shown below:


Fold each long edge to center line: 


 Flip paper over and fold both ends to the center.  Cut a contrasting piece of paper measuring 
3-3/8" x 4-7/8" and fold in half.


Place the insert into the gift card holder, as shown below:




 To make a greeting...cut a piece measuring 2-1/4" x 3-1/4"


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Folded Envelope

I made this folded envelope to hold a gift of money...just the right size to fit a folded bill.  Click here to get a pattern.


To see step-by-step how-to's...click here.  The pattern in the link is slightly smaller than the one shown in this picture...I enlarged the pattern to fit a folded bill.  Hmmm...maybe a gift for graduation?

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Keyring...

...using stamps from cling set, "Whooo Loves You" (CL-19).

front view:


back view:


Monday, May 29, 2017