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 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' 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?