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Scallop envelope pouch – for my convention roomie!

I found a beautiful pouch on pinterest that was made from the Scallop Envelope die and just had to know how to make it! Kristine from www.creativestamping.co.nz who made the original pouch, was kind enough to send me the instructions!

How To:

  1. Cut card stock at 10″ x 4-7/8″
  2. Score it at 4″ and 6-1/4″
  3. Fold the card stock on the scored lines so when you look from the side it is a ‘Z’.
  4. Put this on your die so that the two folds sit inside the score lines of the die.
  5. Die-cut, then open out.
  6. You will need two of these (one front and one back).
  7. Once you have put your pocket together, make a belly band to cover up the score lines.

 

Stamps: A Word For You, Everything Eleanor

Paper: Calypso Coral, Floral District DSP

Ink: Early Espresso, Calypso Coral

Accessories: Big Shot, Scallop Envelope Die, Simply Scored, Sticky Strip

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Comfort Cafe Tea Holder

Did you know? The new catalog starts today!  A great new layout, and awesome new product and some returning stuff too like the stamp set I used on this cute tea holder.  It was from the last holiday mini and is called You Are Loved.  The flowers in this set match this designer paper pretty well 🙂  There’s a tutorial to make this tea holder here: Tea Bag Holder.  It’s really pretty easy to make!

Stamps: You Are Loved

Paper: Soft Suede, Comfort Cafe DSP, Very Vanilla

Ink: Soft Suede, Pool Party

Accessories: 1-1/4″ Circle Punch, Crocheted Ribbon, Sticky Strip

Comfort Cafe Bookmark

This is a fun corner bookmark (fits in the top corner of your page).  The directions to make this was in our demonstrator magazine Stampin’ Success in March.  I used the edgelits to curve the end for a fancier look.  Mary Fish had a great video tutorial, so click her name to go see it!

Stamps: Kindness Matters

Paper: Cajun Craze, Comfort Cafe DSP, Very Vanilla

Ink: Cajun Craze

Accessories: Edgelits Adorning Accents, 3/4″ circle punch, 1″ circle punch, Postage stamp punch, 1″ square punch, victoria crochet trim

Quilt Favor Boxes


I made these cute favor boxes and cards for some of my good friends as a special treat since we were having a slumber party 🙂 I haven’t been to one of those in ages! I thought the quilt was a good theme for that. I completely forgot to fill the boxes with candy as originally planned though, so I guess it was a diet treat? 😀

Stamps: Its your day, Sprinkled Expressions

Paper: Poppy Parade, retired DSP

Ink: Chocolate Chip

Accessories: Big Shot, Fancy Favor die, retired chocolate chip poly twill ribbon, retired epoxy brads, postage stamp punch, square lattice embossing folder.

It’s a Wrap Treat Bag

This is the 3rd project we’ll make at the stamp camp on March 17.  Its a Fancy favor bag filled with wrapped nuggets.  I thought it would be a great thank you or little birthday gift.

Stamps: It’s a Wrap Occasions

Paper: Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Berry Blossoms DSP

Ink: Wisteria Wonder, Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral

Accessories: Big Shot, Fancy Favor Die, Lucky Limeade ruffled Ribbon, Crop-a-dile, mailing labels, 1-3/8″ Circle punch, Scallop Circle punch

Fresh Vintage Love Note Box

I had a few experiments with boxes for my project at this month’s stamp camp, and this is the one I think I’ve settled on. I got the idea from a project we did at my demonstrator group’s meeting last year. It is a box created with the Bigz XL Box #2 die. Fold the small flaps in and leave the top flap unfolded and open. It fits and displays love notes that coordinate with the box.
Stamps: Fresh Fintage (SAB) and Teeny Tiny Wishes

Paper: Very Vanilla, Pear Pizzazz

Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Pear Pizzazz

Accessories: Big Shot, Box # 2 Bigz XL die, 1-1/4″ square punch, postage punch, wide oval punch, stamp-a-ma-jig, oval designer frames embossing folder.

Easy Events Tags

Convention attendees were given a bag full of cute and fun projects for workshops, I used one of them a few months ago, but I’ve now gotten around to doing the rest of them.  Here’s a cute hostess gift of thank you tags made with the Easy Events stamps.

Stamps: Easy Events

Paper: Lucky Limeade, Naturals White, Wisteria Wonder, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Island Indigo

Ink: Lucky Limeade, Wisteria Wonder, Calypso coral, Pool Party, Island Indigo

Accessories: Rhinestones, Lucky Limeade ruffled ribbon, White bakers twine, crop-a-dile, 2-1/2 circle punch, cello bags, mini clothespins