Tuxedo Style Box Card

Hi crafty friends 🙂

This card is very easy to make, its the flowers that take the longest to put together. But once they are done they go in very quickly.

Here are the measurements & video:

Peacock card base: 3′ x 8-1/2′

Score on the 8-1/2′ side @ 2′, 4′, 6′ & 8′

Peacock Square: 2-3/4′ x 2-3/4′

White Daisy Square: 2-5/8′ x 2-5/8′

Inside Tabs:  cut 1 @ 3-7/8′ x 1-1/2′, cut 1 @ 2-7/8′ x 1-1/2′

Documented Paper panels: 2-3/4′ x 1-3/4′ cut 4

8 pieces of Acetate cut at varying lengths

cut or punch out enough large and small flowers to fill the box.

Cut out about 8 leaf clusters.

a White Bow and a small tag for the front of the box card.

I hope that you like my version of the Tuxedo Box card and give it a go,

so till next time …..

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V      xxxxxx

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Fold Flat Box for 2 Mint Patties

Hi Crafty friends:)

Here is a sweet little fold flat box that will hold 2 Mint Patties or 2 coconut Roughs or 7 Individually wrapped Kinder Chocolate Mini’s.

The finished size is: 3′ x 3′ x 1′

This box is in Willow card stock and Central Park paper,

and this one is in Lemon card stock and Central Park paper.

Here is are the Measurements, Instructions and video:

Lemon card stock X5971 Box base: 8-1/2′ x 6′

Score on the 8-1/2′ side @ 3′, 4′, 7′ & 8′

Score on the 6′ side @ 1/2′, 1-1/2′, 4-1/2′ & 5-1/2′

Central Park Paper X72131B  front & back: 2-7/8′ x 2-7/8′ cut 2

Central Park paper  X7231B sides & flap closures:  2-7/8′ x 7/8′ cut 4

Lemon c/s X5971 for the 2′ Basic oval Thin Cut: 2-1/4′ x 1-3/4′

White Daisy c/s 1385 for the 1-3/4′ Stitched oval Thin Cut: 2′ x 1-1/2′

stamp set: ‘Stamped with Love’ A1222

Ink: Pacifica Z2892

3 Clear Sparkles Z3274

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  2. Follow the cutting guide below.
  3. Make very small  notches in the 1/2′ lid sections and also on the side flap.
  4. Adhere the paper to the front, back, side  and closure panels.
  5. Using a 1′ circle punch. Punch about a finger notch on both ends of the back section of the box (as shown in the cutting diagram below).
  6. Add adhesive to the 1/2′ side section and fold the other side over to form the box.
  7. Tuck the side flaps in and fold and tuck the top and bottom section.
  8. Cut the Ovals out and stamp the “Just For You” in Pacifica ink. Adhere to the front of the Box with 3D foam dots.

I hope that you liked this little box and give it a go.

So till next time…

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V    xxxx

A Bouquet of Flowers Card in Central Park Paper

Hi crafty friends 🙂

As soon as I saw this card I knew that it would be fabulous made up in our papers. So I set about making one up.

I found that it was quite an easy card to make so I shared this one in one of my classes and all the ladies loved it.

This one is in Central Park, plus the Documented Thin cut Flowers and the small leaves I cut from the Art Philosophy Cartridge in New England Ivy C/S, but any small leaves will work with this card.

and this one is in Beautiful Friendship with Canary flowers cut from the Art Philosophy Carteidge.

It would also look fab made up in the Documented paper and Fresh Air paper’s as well.

So here are the measurements, instructions & video:

White Daisy Card 1385 Base: 4’’ x 11’

Score on the 11’ side @ 5-1/2’

Central Park paper X7231B: 5-1/2’ x 3-1/2’

Bashful C/S X5941 strip: 4’ x 1-1/2’

White Daisy C/S 1385 Banner: 3-1/2’ x 3/4′

Canary C/S X5982 Banner: 2-1/2’ x 1/2′

Central Park paper X7231B: 3’ x 3’

Silver Glitter paper Z3239: 2-1/4’ x 1/2′

Tag Thin Cut Z3344 in White Daisy C/S: 1’

Burlap Ribbon Z3323: 13’ piece

Bashful card stock Z5941: 2’ x 12’

Stamp set: Documented Card-making and thin cuts Z4172, 

short & Sweet” A1189 stamp set for the sentiment and the “Beautiful Friendship- Scrapbooking  D 1779 stamp set

New England Ivy X5959 Leaves Cut from the Art Philosophy Cartridge cut @ 3/4′

  1. Cut out 7  flowers from the Documented stamp set in Bashful card stock and sponge the Blossom ink around flowers to darken the petals.
  2. Stamp the centres with Pacifica ink with the small centre stamp from the Beautiful Friendship Scrap-booking stamp set.
  3. On the square piece of paper. Make a mark one side @ 1-1/2’ then turn it 90 degrees and make another mark @ 1-1/2’ (as shown in the diagram).
  4. Following the diagram on the below and, score from one of the marks to the corner, as shown on the diagram.
  5. Repeat this step for the other mark.
  6. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  7. Add a 3D foam dot onto one of the flaps on the bouquet to form the cone shape.
  8. Add the flowers in layers, starting with the back 1 first then the middle 2 then the last layer with 3. The last flower is for the front of the card.
  9. Add the leaves in and place a small clear sparkle to the middle of each flower.
  10. Adhere the paper (blue side up) to the middle front of the card.
  11. Adhere the Bashful strip 1’ up from the bottom of the card.
  12. Dove tail the White Daisy banner and place it about a 1/4′ from the top of the Bashful strip on the left hand side.
  13. Dove tail the Canary Banner and off set it on top of the White Daisy banner, as shown.
  14. Cut the Silver strip at an angle on one end and off set it on top of the Canary and White Daisy banners.
  15. Add a glue dot to the back of the Bouquet and wrap the twine twice around and cut off.
  16. Cut out the Tag and stamp the “Happy Birthday” from the Short and Sweet stamp set in Pacifica ink.
  17. With the remaining twine, thread it through the hole at the top and tie off into a bow.
  18. Adhere this to the twine on the Bouquet with a glue dot then adhere the Bouquet to the front of the card, as shown in the picture.

I hope that you like this card, as I really liked the one that I found on  Pinterest made by Debbie from debbiesdesignsblog.blogspot.com.

Mine is a bit different to Debbie’s in size but it doesn’t make to much of a difference to the over all card.

So till next time….

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V   xxxx

 

Beautiful Friendship Box with Gold Heart Clip

Hi crafty friends 🙂

I just love, love, love this box. It’s in the Milk Carton style and is very quick and easy to make

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The three boxes here are made with the Beautiful Friendship paper and a coordinating card stock to match:- Smoothie, Bashful & Sapphire.

Here is a close up of the small suede bow and the Gold Heart Clip.

So here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Beautiful Friendship Box with a Heart Paper Clip

Sapphire Card stock: 11-1/2’ x 8’

Score on the 11-1/2’ side @ 3-1/2’, 5-1/2’, 9’ & 11’

Score on the 8’ side @ 2’, 5-1/2’ & 7-1/4’

Turn back to the 11-1/2’ side so that the 3/4′ section is at the top and score @ 4-1/2’ & 10’ just down to the first score line.

Using a ruler and a scoring tool. Score a line on the diagonal from the half mark to the intersecting score lines to form a triangle on the top side sections (as shown in the cutting diagram on the below).

Beautiful Friendship Paper:

Front & Back: 3-1/4’ x 3-1/4’ cut 2

Sides: 3-1/4’ x 1-3/4’ cut 2

Top sections: 3-1/4’ x 1-1/2’ cut 2

Gold Glitter paper: 2-3/4’ x 2’

White Daisy: 2-3/4’ x 2’

3 Clear Sparkles, Tender Pink Shin-Han marker

or a Suede Bow

“Happy Birthday” M1186

Pacifica Ink

2-1/2’ Oval Thin Cut & 2-1/4’ Oval Stitched Thin Cut

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  2. Follow the cutting guide on the below, by cutting up on the 2’ section to the bottom score line and then cutting away the very small rectangle on the 1/2′ side section at the bottom.
  3. Notch in on the side flaps only (as shown in the cutting guide).
  4. Adhere the paper to the front and back sections as well as the sides and the top sections.
  5. Add adhesive to the 1/2′ side section and fold the other side over to form the box.
  6. Fold in the two side flaps on the bottom, then the back and add adhesive to the front flap and fold up to form the bottom of the box.
  7. Gently press in the side top sections and place the Heart paper clip in the middle to keep the box closed.
  8. Cut out the two ovals and stamp the white Daisy with the birthday greeting.
  9. Add 3D foam tape to the back and layer it up on the Gold Glitter paper.
  10. Adhere this to the front middle section of the box.
  11. Colour in the Clear Sparkles with the Tender Pink Shin-Han marker and adhere to the front of the stitched Oval Thin Cut  or you can place one of the Suede Bows  onto the front of the stitched oval.

I hope that you like this box and give it a go.

So till next time….

Keep on creating and bye for now. 🙂

Colleen V      xxxxx

Let’s Go Fishing Card for Dad

Hi crafty friends 🙂

This is a quick card using the new “Let’s Go Fishing” stamp set from the Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalogue.

I love using the Shimmer Brushes with the inks to paint the stamped image, as it gives it a lovely glitter to the stamped image and makes the card just a little bit  special for the person receiving it.

This is the Fresh Air paper pack.

So here are the measurements, instructions and video:

Value Pack Card X254: 5-1/2′ x 4-1/4′

Fresh Air X7232B panel: 2′ x 5-1/2′

Gold Glitter Z3238 strip: 1/4′ x 5-1/2′

New England Ivy X5959 strip: 1/2′ x 5-1/2′

Gold glitter Z3238 square: 2-3/4′ x 2-3/4′

New England Ivy X5959 square: 2-5/8′ x 2-5/8′

White Daisy  1385 square: 2-1/2′ x 2-1/2′

Stamp sets: Let’s Go Fishing D1781, Short & Sweet A1189

Inks: Black Memento Z899, New England Ivy Z2835 & Toffee Z2828

Gold Shimmer Brush Z3316

  1. Fold and burnish your card.
  2. Adhere the Fresh Air paper to the open bottom of the card.
  3. But the Gold Glitter strip next to the paper and then but the New England Ivy up next to that piece.
  4. Stamp the out line of the fish onto the middle of the White Daisy square on the diagonal, as shown in the picture.
  5. Adhere this square to the New England Ivy square with tape runner.
  6. Using the Gold Shimmer Brush, colour the top section of the fish in Toffee ink and colour the fins and tail in with New England Ivy ink.
  7. Mount these squares up onto the Gold Glitter square with 3D foam Dots.
  8. Adhere this square to the middle front of the card.
  9. You could add some Bling to finish the card off.

I hope that you like these card and give them a go.

So till next time …..

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V     xxxx

Flip Top Box for 10 Cards & Envelopes

Hi my crafty friends

We had our product launch for the new Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalogue and I made up the beautiful cards designed by Jacquie Paech  using the Postcard Perfect paper pack for May.

I wanted to give these cards as a gift to my Mum for Mother’s Day, so I came up with this lovely box to house them in.

As the instructions makes up to 20 cards I thought that I would place the second box up for grabs at our National Scrap-booking Day on the 19th of May with a raffle with all the proceeds going to Operation Smile.

This one is in Peacock & Bashful card stock.I absolutely love this paper pack and there are some fantastic offer  on the paper, the stamp set and the Cut-Above, plus a fantastic bundle offer.

So here are the measurements, instructions and the video:

Peacock CC5183 Box Base: 10-1/2′ x 9′

Score on the 10-1/2‘ side @ 4-1/2′ & 6′

score on the 9′ side @ 1-1/2′ on both sides.

turn back to the 10-1/2‘ side and make a score line 1/2′ between the two 1-1/2′ score lines (as shown in the cutting diagram).

Mint CC5183 Box Flip Lid: 4-1/4′ x 9′

Score on the 4-1/4′ side @ 3/4′ & 2-1/4′

Score on the 9′ side @ 1-1/2′ on both sides.

Postcard Perfect paper CC5181 pieces: 5-3/4′ x 1-3/4′ cut 1

5-3/4′ x 1-1/2′ cut 1

1-3/4′ x 1-1/2′ cut 2

Ribbon: White Ribbon Z4196

Clip: Gold Heart Clip Z3381

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines on the box (except the 1/2′ one).
  2. Follow the cutting guide below. Notch into the two square side flaps.
  3. cut down on the two 1/2′ lines at the top and add some adhesive to the 1/2′ section and fold down.
  4. Fold and burnish the score lines on the lid piece.
  5. Follow the cutting guide below.
  6. Adhere the paper to the lid sections, as shown.
  7. Add adhesive to the 3/4′ back section of the box and adhere it to the top  inside back section so that its level with the back.
  8. Add adhesive to the inside front side sections and the two side flap as well as the two lid flaps..
  9. Bring the back side section up and place the small side flap to the outside, then bring the front side section up and this will sandwich small flap in between the two side panels.
  10. Fold the top over the base and bring the front side flap section around to the side flaps to form the lid.
  11. Wrap a piece of ribbon around the lid section and tie off in a bow.
  12. Attach a Heart paper clip to finish.

 

I hope that you like this project and give it  go .

So till next time…..

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V    xxxxx

Monogram Box with Silver Oval and Letter

Hi crafty friends 🙂

I just love this box with the Bashful card stock sleeve and the Silver foil large oval and one of our alphabet thin cut letters.

I found the box style on Pinterest by sallystampers and the Monogram sleeve from Artisan, louisesharp.com.au.

Here are the measurements, instructions and video

White Daisy 1385 Box: 11’ x 6’

Score on the 11’ side @ 2-1/2’, 4’, 7’ & 8-1/2’

Score on the 6’ side @ 1-1/2’ & 4-1/2’

Bashful X5941 Sleeve: 9-3/4’ x 2-1/2’

Score on the 9-3/4’ side @ 1-1/2’

White Ribbon Z4169: 9-3/4’ plus 1 Bow

Silver Foil Z3366 paper: 2’ x 4’, for 2-1/2’ oval & alphabet letter Z3386

White Daisy: 2’ x 4’, for 2’ oval Z3328 & small Flower Cluster

Clear Shimmer Brush Z3293 & Bashful Shimmer Brush Z3400

Sweet Leaf Z2853 & Blossom ink Z2810

Stamp set: Rain or Shine Paper Doll Z4161

Glue Dots 1772 & 3D Foam Dots Z3342

  1. Fold and burnish all the score lines.
  2. Follow the cutting guide on the back of this sheet.
  3. Add adhesive to the small tabs and fold the middle section up to form the box.
  4. Fold the two top section to the inside of the box.
  5. Fold the score line on the sleeve section.
  6. Place the folded edge to one side and the underneath side of the box, then gently fold the sleeve around the box (just like a belly band).
  7. Take this of and burnish the folded lines.
  8. Add adhesive to one end and place this back around the box to form the sleeve.
  9. Add a glue dot to the middle of the ribbon and adhere this to the bottom in the middle of the sleeve.
  10. Bring the two ends up to the top of the sleeve and add some glue dots to secure it in place.
  11. Cut the letter and the 2-1/2’ oval from the silver foil.
  12. Cut the 2’ oval from the white Daisy piece and also stamp the small cluster of flowers onto the bottom edge of this piece.
  13. Layer up the two ovals and adhere this to the right hand side front of the sleeve, over the top of the ribbon join.
  14. Adhere the letter to the ovals.
  15. Fussy cut out the stamped flower cluster and colour in the leaves with the clear Shimmer brush and Sweet Leaf ink, and colour part of one flower in with the Blossom ink and Shimmer brush and colour the rest in with the Bashful Shimmer Brush.
  16. Mount up on some 3D foam dots and adhere it to one side of the letter.
  17. Place a glue dot to the back of the Bow and adhere to the front of the box on top of the ribbon (as shown).

Cutting guide:

I hope that you like this box and give it a go.

So till next time…..

Keep on creating and bye for now 🙂

Colleen V       xxxxx