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Archive for February, 2011

Chinese Take out Box

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 @ 9:41 am in Projects | No Comments »

I am enjoying having the kids home for spring break.  While they are sleeping in, I want to share the other projects I promised using the petal cone die in the Occasions minicatalog.  The first was inspired by Dawn O’s blog.    I will include a short tutorial on how to cut off the bottom […]

Eat Chocolate

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 @ 9:15 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s a couple cards with the fun “Eat Chocolate” stamp set from the Occasions minicatalog.  (I really will show the other Petal cone projects as soon as I get the photos taken and processed). 

Fun Flowers Die

Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 @ 9:07 am in Projects | No Comments »

Before I show the rest of the petal cone projects, here are a couple using the new Fun Flowers die.  These flowers are so versatile.  We used them at Leadership to make pins out of fabric (see an earlier post).  Here a a couple of cards.  By sponging the edges of the flowers with a […]

Petal Cone Die

Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 @ 1:08 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Once you get your Big Shot (2 free SAB items when purchased now), you can make fun projects like this.  These are 2 treat holders made with the Petal Cone Die.  The first one is open on the top, with the flaps folded down.  The second one is closed using ribbon and jumbo eyelets.  I […]

Stampin Success

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 @ 4:31 pm in Projects | 1 Comment »

The name of our monthly demo magazine is Stampin’ Success.  I always enjoy reading the articles and trying out some of the projects.  Here are the last 2 from the Feb. issue, both using punches.  I wonder if I went back and looked at all my posted projects if there would be very many that did […]

Spinner cards

Posted: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 @ 8:47 am in Projects | No Comments »

The new “Take a Spin” stamp set has been very popular with my clients.  Here are some fun cards I have made. This second card is a pocket card – very easy to make.  Take a half sheet of cardstock – 4 1/4 x 11 and fold in half.  Then score and fold down one […]

Need Help Getting Organized?

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 @ 2:32 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I love having my supplies organized and within reach.  I just got a couple more ribbon keepers so all my ribbon looks so lovely…sigh…I like looking at it almost as much as using it.  Silly, I know!    If you have a need to organize I would love to help you.  I can recommend some great […]

Mini Cards

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 @ 9:37 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some mini cards (3×3″) using most of the same supplies as yesterday.  Did you know that we carry envelopes to fit this size gift card?  They come in a pkg of 40 for $7.50 #107309  An easy way to cut this size card is to use 12×12 sheets and cut 3×6″pieces.  You can get 8 cards […]

Easy Sale-A-Bration

Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 @ 9:25 am in Projects | No Comments »

If you are a beginning stamper and have no supplies, here is an easy way to collect the essentials (SIP) -Stamps, Ink and Paper.  And you get your stamps for FREE! To make a bunch of these easy cards you will need to order the following items at 107311 Notecards with envelopes (20) $5.95 119714 Brights […]

Box Kite Card Tutorial

Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2011 @ 9:08 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’ve seen a few of these box kite cards on blogs lately, and thought they would be cute with the FREE Punch Bunch stamp set.  These cards fold flat to fit in a regular medium sized envelope. They were sooo easy to make.  1.  Cut Old Olive cardstock for the back at  4  1/4 x 5  1/2 and score […]