Monday, January 28, 2019

Join Us Today and Use Up More of those Scraps!

We are creating beautiful cards while using up our scraps. I know we all look for creative ways to use our scraps, and if you are like me you have a well stocked supply of them. So here is just one more card and one more way you can use them up. I have also seen complete scrapbook pages done like this too.

Can't wait to see what you create, the tutorial as well as dimensions are listed below.

Measurements are card base 4 1/4"x5 1/2". The top piece is 4 1/4"x1 3/4" and the circles are 1"
That is it quick and easy. 

Products used are listed below:

Wink of Stella:
Gabi's Words Stamp:

Friday, January 25, 2019

Cascading Mini Album In A Box

Cascading Mini Album In A Box is what we have made today. Below is the link to the video and the full measurements. I hope you enjoy this and will make sure if you make it that you will share with us on our Facebook group.

Facebook Page:

YouTube tutorial:

All products used are listed under the video.

Here are all the measurements:

Cut 6 pieces of cardstock at 6 1/2x3 1/2 inches on the long side score at 3" and 6" then turn and score at 3". Cut away the small tap that is opposite the two score lines. Just cut to the middle. Then tab the other two. Put adhesive on the tabs and glue together. (this is show much clearer in the video). Cut a thumb pull on the two sides of top of pocket.

Mats for these pieces are cut at 2 3/4"x2 3/4" you will need 12 peices one for both sides of the pockets.

Cut a piece of cardstock just shy of 3"maybe the 2 15/16 mark. Then it needs to be 11 1/2" long. Score on the long side at every 1" mark. all the way down. Fold accordion style. Start at the end with the 1/2" tab and place adhesive on every other, again this is shown clearer in the video.

Take your finished pockets and place them on the adhesive and glue them on the accordion piece this is the accordion part. Shown in full in the video.

The box bottom is cut at 9 1/2x4 1/2 inches. On the long side score at 3, 4 1/2, 7 1/2 and 9 inches, turn one turn and score at 3 1/4". Cut up on small score lines and wedge as shown in the video to create your box bottom.

For the box lid you will need a piece of paper that is 5x 3 1/2 inches, when scoring move out from edge just a little bit maybe 1/16" and then score at 1" on all sides. cut up on score lines and wedge to create you box.

Your mats are cut as follows:

Box bottom front and back - 3"x 2 3/4" need 2
Box bottom sides - 1 1/4"x3 need 2
Lid top mat - 1 1/5"x3" need 1
Lid short sides - 7/8"x1 1/2" need 2
Lid long sides 3"x7/8" need 2
Mats for inside of the mini album to cover the glue tabs for each pocket are cut at 7/8x2 3/4"

Monday, January 21, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

Backpack Gift Box and Free PDF Template

Here is a sweet project just in time for Valentines day or end of year teachers gift, birthday gifts and lots more. Quick and easy and all the information is on the tutorial and FREE PDF.

PDF Template:

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Heart Gift Box With Free PDF

This is a sweet heart gift box we will be using for our tables at our Church Valentines Banquet. These are quick, easy and fun to make. Give it a try and let us know what you think. The PDF is available at the link below. Just print it out and cut away, score lines are marked for you.

YouTube tutorial:

PDF File:

Monday, January 14, 2019

Wallet Folio

Today is a wallet folio, great for Valentines Day, Graduation, Birthdays, just about any occasion. These are quick and simple and you can make two out of one sheet of 12x12 which is great!

YouTube tutorial:

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Prima Stamp: 
Romance Paper Pk: 
Prima Spring Paper: 
Score Board:
Tim Holtz Scissors:
Art Glitter Glue:
TH Glass mat:
Pick Up Tool:

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Base cardstock is cut at 8 1/2x5 3/4 inches
Top designer paper is cut at 8 1/4x 5 1/2 inches

Round corners on the end you want to be the front flap. 
Glue together
Score on the long side through all the thicknesses of the two pieces you just glued together, 
at 3", 3 3/8", 6 1/2", 6 5/8", 6 3/4", 6 7/8"

Cut two pieces of cardstock for the side accordion folds at 3"x2/78", on the 3" side score at every 3/8" from start to finish. Then fold accordion. Make two of these.

Belly Band is cut at 1"x8" you can emboss this or do as I did in the tutorial and just emboss the sides with your scoring tool, then score at 2", 2 1/2", 5 5/8" and 6 1/8".

Place the belly band around and glue. Decorate the front of the band as you wish with tag, flowers, etc.

I tied a small string bow around mine but you could use ribbon and make a bow. 

These are so cut and useful for any occasion. 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Say "I Love You" With a Spinner Card full Tutorial

Heart Spinner Card

Say I love you with a spinner card. This card is quick and easy and takes very little supples. You can use any object in the center it doesn't have to be a heart.

YouTube turorial:

Products Used:

Paper Pack Romance: 
Scor Tape:
Waffle Flower Die:
Stamp Blocks:
Rustic Cottage Die:

Card base is a 5x7" the first layer is 4 3/4"x6 3/4", the heart is cut at 3" and the opening is 4 1/4x4 1/4". That is it quick and easy right?

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Using our Scraps to Make card Fronts

We are using up scraps to make some beautiful card fronts. The full tutorial is linked below as well as the measurements I used. Of course you can always use your own to create beautiful cards.


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Embossing buddies:
Birch Leaf Punch:
Maymay Stamp set:
White Embossing Powder:
Craft Spoon:
Score Board:
Tim Holtz Scissors:
Art Glitter Glue:
TH Glass mat:
Pick Up Tool:

Card size is 5x7 inches
First mat is cut at 5 3/4"x6 3/4"

Stripe at the bottom
Brown piece is cut at 2 1/2"x5"
Top is cut at 2 1/4"x5"

Side panels are cut at:
4"x5 1/4 and then I used a vine punch on the edge.
top is cut at 3 1/4x5 1/8"

The ovals are cut at 1 1/2" long ways I used 5 for the petals and one for the flower center. 

Hope you give this a try and use up some of those scraps. 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Pizza Box - Gift Box

This is a quick and easy tutorial of a small pizza box that will hold, teas, candies, cards, gift cards and more, for your co-workers, neighbors, friends, postal workers etc. Below is the full video and measurements.


Products Used:

Score Board:

Tim Holtz Scissors:
TH Glass mat:
Pick Up Tool:
Basic Grey Magnets:
1x1” clear block:

Paper size: 6x11 inches
score on short side at 1"and 5"
Score on long side at 1:, 5", 6", 10"
Fold and cut up on score line at the sides. wedging the squares just a little. Glue together as you would any box, placing the tabs on the inside.

Pattern paper is cut at 3 3/4x3 3/4"

Friday, January 4, 2019

Open Pocket Heart Card

This is a 6x6 card with a few layers. All instructions are on the video. Below is the link to the template.