Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Best Birds Z fold Double Direction Card

I love the stamp set Best Birds, and I finally had a chance to play with it recently.  I made a male blue bird and a purple finch and took some liberties lightening their colors.  I used the Thick Whisper White cardstock so that the birds and branches would stand strongly since they are only attached to the card by a glue dot.  Now I'll have to decide where to display the card.

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I think this will make a fun card to make at class in August.





Sunday, July 3, 2016

CASE of the Stampin Up! catalog Fruit Crates



The fruit crates on page 148 are the perfect thing to replace my glue and pen storage on my stamp table for classes.  I first saw a tutorial by Peggy Noe, but since she used the old doilies, and I  wanted to use the new ones, I tweaked it a bit.  I think it is closer to Stampin Up's measurements too because it is 8-1/2 inches by 3 inches scored at 2-1/2 at each end. Then the side slats are 1 by 4-1/2 inches scored at 1/2 inch at each end.  I also reduced the size of the designer series paper to 2-1/2 inches square.

I also used the hardwood background stamp to add woodgrain to the slats and the end.  And since the photo was taken, I've punched the handles with the new Classic Label Punch.


Friday, July 1, 2016

Traditional Mini Popcorn Box Holder Stampin' Up!'s new die

So I had to do the obvious Popcorn box and use the die that cuts the "larger at the top, smaller at the bottom" stripe....We'll make this box at class this week.