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Petite Petals

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I love the new Petite Petals punch and stamp set from Stampin’ Up!.

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I wanted to make some quick easy cards that I could do as a “make & take” at an upcoming workshop. So, I started playing and I had way too much fun! This card is just a simple layer that I stamped on and punched out the Petite Petals to layer on top.

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With this card I just added a second layer of Pink Pirouette onto the Strawberry Slush card stock. But kept the stamping the same.

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With this card I got a little more fancy with the cutting of the top of the card. I got the inspiration for this one from Dawn Griffith. I just switched up the colors. But it still was quite quick and very easy to do.

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I decided to switch colors and do no layering.

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This is what was I got. I stamped some of the flowers without re-inking the stamp. This was by far the easiest to do. And as you can see, I just had to layer a few of the petite petals on.  Thanks for stopping by. If you have any questions let me know. If you’d like to order supplies you can go to my store here.

Brooch Card

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This card was cased from Brandy Cox.

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After making my first brooch, I went out and bought a bunch of different colors of felt. This will be one of our projects at my next Stamping class. I was very surprised at how easily this all went together. The felt cuts like butter in the Big Shot! I was able to cut several layers at a time. Wouldn’t this make a nice gift for a Mother/Daughter Banquet?

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This card is so much prettier in person. The colors compliment each other so nicely. If you’d like to make one, you can get the directions at Brandy’s Cards

Crisp Cantaloupe and Sweet Sorbet

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I absolute love this new DSP from Stampin’ Up!!! It’s called Sweet Sorbet and anyone can get it free in the celebration catalog just for placing a $50.00 order. This special is good through March 31, 2014!

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I used the Petite Petals punch available now in the Occasions catalog along with the labels framelits. I also used one of the free stamp sets that you can get in the celebration catalog called “You’re Lovely.”

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I need a couple of get well cards so I used the same design but changed the sentiment. The embossing folder that I used is “Scallops” and is also available in the Occasions catalog.

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Thanks for looking! If you have any questions let me know! If you would like to purchase any of the supplies on my blog just click HERE to order now. These cards were  “Inspired by Stampingschool.com.”

Tiny Milk Carton

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I was playing around yesterday and made a couple tiny milk cartons. I didn’t really have any purpose in mind at the time but thought they were so cute. I only made white ones as a template for later use.

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Well, I’m not sure if I dreamed it or just had the idea come to me in the night. But, I have 2 granddaughters that have birthdays and knew I would be getting together with them today to celebrate. I always give them money because it just makes it easier on me and them. This little milk carton came to mind as a vessel to hold their money gift! I was so excited, I don’t know I slept the rest of the night. LOL! Anyway, this is what I came up with.

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I added a photo with the ruler to show how tiny they really are. They are 2 1/2″ tall and measure 1 1/2″ square. So much more fun then just giving a card, don’t you think? I use the clips as a closure so that the money can be accessed easily and the box can be reused.

pattern I have been asked to add directions for this box. I will do my best. Cardstock size 6 3/8″ X 4 1/4″ Score with long side at the top 1 1/2″, 3″, 4 1/2″, & 6″. Turn and score short side at 1 1/2″, 3″, & 4″. In the template you can see that you need to cut off the bottom right hand corner. Crease all your score lines. For the triangle score lines at the top, I just used my mouse pad and stylist and eyeballed it. You cut from the bottom up to the first score line. Sticky strip goes on the right all the way to the top. I’m sorry I know the hand drawn template is crude. But I hope it is at least clear enough for you to understand. Let me know if you have any questions.

Cube Boxes With Lids

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I love making boxes. I think I’ve said this before. (-: Okay, several times. These ones are right up there with my favorites!

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The pattern for these boxes was designed by Sam Donald. She is brilliant at making boxes and is quick to share her talents. After watching her video, this is what I came up with. They are much prettier in person. The Crisp Cantaloupe is my favorite as it looks so elegant. It looks like a fancy jewelry box. What do you think?

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I used Pistachio Pudding on this one.

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Wisteria Wonder here. If you’d like to gives these gems a try, here’s Sam’s video (posted with Sam’s permission). Enjoy!

Christmas Box

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If you follow my blog, you know that I love making boxes. This box was one of the projects we made at my stamp class last Thursday. It was made the same as the box I posted on September 11. I used the Season of Style DSP from the Holiday catalog and the  Mosaic punch.  It’s perfect for gift giving and I already have a gift for a friend to put inside. I was also thinking that my favorite Ghirardelli Chocolates would fit nicely too. Hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by. Kris…

World Card Making Day

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These are a couple of the 3×3″ cards that I made for World Card Making Day to give to my customers and friends for placing an order and coming to my card class.

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I used the Five Way Flower stamp and the new polymer Thank You stamp set.

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For an added touch, I lined the envelopes using the Envelope Liners Framelits Dies in the Holiday catalog.

Grandson’s Birthday Card

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This is a card I made for my grandson. I don’t do a lot of kids cards but this was a fun one. It used lots of punches and embossing folders. I cased this from the Internet but do not remember where. Sorry.

Thanks for stopping by.

Yes, I Love Making Boxes

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I don’t know what it is about making boxes, but they are so fun for me! These boxes were inspired by Sam at http://pootles.wordpress.com . Sam’s website is a great place for inspiration. I tweaked her pattern a little but it’s assembled just like hers.

I started with a 9 x 6 1/2″ piece of card stock. On the 9″ side, I scored at 1″, 4″, 5″, & 8″. Turn & score at 3/4″, 1 3/4″, 4 3/4″, & 5 3/4″.

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This box was covered with Modern Medley DSP. The flower was made with the Five Way Flower stamp. I stamped it 4 times and then used several scallop circle punches and used dimensionals for layering.

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For this one I used Afternoon Picnic DSP, Pear Pizzaz ribbon & my own coffee filter flower.

Two More File Folder Cards

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I was in my craft room Saturday, and I had so much fun making these cards. I love it when a tool such as the envelope punch board can be used for purposes other than it was intended. I actually made several of this style of cards just because they are easy and so much fun to make. These two were special because I made them for friends. One is a thank you and the other a birthday card. Oh, and I can’t forget the flowers! Every time I make one I am surprised at how beautiful they turn out. Hope you enjoy them. Thanks for stopping by.

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