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Delightful Daisy DSP, Stampin’ Up!


Hi stampers!

Here are a few variations of the Double Gate Fold Peekaboo card we made at our workshop on Friday evening.

I made a video and prior blog post with full instructions if you need to know how to make it!

We also used the Eastern Beauty stamp set and as you can see, this is a totally different look then you’ve probabaly seen in samples of Eastern Palace!

 

Hope you enjoyed this share,

Until next time, Stay Crafty!

XO Rach
Supplies:

144137 Delightful Daisy DSP

143675 Eastern Beauty photopolymer stamp set

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner
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Stamp It Group:Easter Blog Hop, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers 🙂

How are you all on this beautiful Blog Hop Saturday?

I am so happy I finally came up with a fun Easter blog hop idea. Well, ok: full disclosure, my stampin’ buddy Ronda did. She helped me a L O T, she is really good at helping me when my creative process is all buggered up! Also telling me when I have good ( and bad) ideas. She is able to think on the fly, and brainstorm in a fun and different way. That is why I would not trade her for a whole vat of Reese’s peanut butter cups…… and she knows just how much I love them too!

Now,  on to what you hopped here for,  the cards! I did these in two slightly different styles. One with the largest Oval from the layering Oval framelits, and another with the largest Scalloped Oval from the same set.

I used a quarter sheet of card stock for each card, which makes it super simple to create a ton of them, and you can swap out colors to make it more fun too!

Start with  a 4 1/4″ by 5 1/2″ piece of card stock, and on the 5 1/2″ side, score at 2 3/4″. Then with the oval or scalloped framelit you picked, lay it down onto the BigShot platform, and put one of the long oval edges just off the card side ( at the fold) so you will not cut it into two ovals, but instead create an oval card base.

Repeat for as many as you want to make.

I then stamped two different sentiments with some flowers and background images, and cut them both out with the 2nd largest Oval from the layering oval framelits.

The sentiments are from the Suite Sentiments & Suite Sayings stamp sets. And, if i haven’t told you , the “Suite” series ( there have been a few) are MY FAVORITES!!!!

I just adore how there are coordinating fonts, and styles, and the words are all so beautiful and really versatile. I do not know who came up with them, but when I find out, they’re getting a card pronto!

Ok Rach, reign it back in 🙂  I also decorated them both a tiny bit differently. I added the Pearl Basic Jewels to one, along with a faux bow made with the 5/8″ Organza Ribbon. Then the Sprinkles Embellishments ( the matching colors to what I stamped) for the other.

I trimmed off a tiny bit of the bottom on the upright oval card to get it to stand, but I don’t think you notice it a bit.

For the Mini Egg Cartons, I kinda went a little nuts! I filled the stampin’ spritzer mostly with 70% alcohol, and dropped in about five drops of Bermuda Bay reinker. Close it with the lid, and give it a shake, then spritz away. I also sponged a bit of Cucumber Crush, and went around the edges with a bit of Sweet Sugarplum. I then cut some strips of Perfect Plum, and squished them up a bit between my fingers to make it look Easter-grass-ish 🙂 and finally added in my treats.

Hope you will give these sweet “egg” cards a try. I would love to see some of your own versions!

Until next time…..Stay Crafty!

XO Rach

P.S. I will get a video done to demonstrate how to cut the card bases later today if possible.

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To be entered for this months drawing, you will need to leave a comment along with your first and last names and #Stampitcontest. You can enter once per blog, so be sure to follow all the way through the hop!

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Blog Hoppers

1. Tami White
2. Rachael Rife
3. Pam Nichols
4. Lori Mueller
5. Rachel Nichols
6. Julie DeGuia
7. Oksana Semenska
8. Sheri Meyer
9. Linda Cullen
10. Kathi Desmarais
11. Gianna Melone-Sardella

 

Supplies:

141706 Layering Oval framelits

100730 Whisper White card stock

101889 Perfect Plum card stock

126963 Perfect Plum ink pad

131171 Bermuda Bay ink pad

141397 Flirty Flamingo ink pad

1141395 Sweet Sugarplum ink pad

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

131156 Bermuda Bay reinker

126185 Stampin’ Spritzer

70% Alcohol to dilute reinker

119247 Pearl Basic Jewels

142741 Sprinkles Embellishments

114319 5/8″ Organza Ribbon

141337 Stamping Sponges

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Mini cards with Carried Away DSP, Stampin’ Up!

 

Hi Stampers! These cards are so very fun to make! It’s like getting a two for one deal, because you can create so many, so quickly!

I hope you will forgive the shortness of this post….we are headed off on a little break, and I wanted to get one more post done for you, but I didn’t have a whole lot of time 🙂

You can make two tall, or two short cards, or four of both! They are super easy, and I can see a whole lot of these in my future. I also would love to see what you create. Will you send me some photos?

This is my one year anniversary as a blogger by the way! SO…….

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO US 😉

’cause I wouldn’t be doing this if it weren’t for you all! So thanks for sticking by me, and I promise to make this a fun, and crafty journey .

Ok, the cards  will vary depending on your choice of style. I will outline both, and you choose your fav.

Tall Card:

4 1/4″ by 11″ base of Thick Whisper White, score at 5 1/2″, then cut in half at 2 1/8″.

DSP layer measures 2″ by 5 2/8″, just add with some snail, and add the balloons with a dimensional, add clouds if you wish. Stamp your sentiment in Night of Navy, flag the end and add with snail or mini glue dots.

Wide Card:

5 1/2″ by 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″, then cut in half at 2 6/8″.

DSP layer measures 2 1/2″ by 4″, again add with snail, and add a few dimensionals to the Night of Navy balloon, and attach. Add clouds if desired. Stamp your sentiment in Night of Navy ink and add with mini glue dots.

BOOM! Easy! Done, and this is such a fun, and simple card to make your own.

You can use a regular envelope to mail this since the clouds hang off, but the envelope is large enough to hold them in place.

Make sure to check out the video for a few extra tips and ideas!

Until next time…….

Stay Crafty!

 

Supplies

141951 Wherever You Go clear mount stamp set

141522 Thankful Thoughts clear mount stamp set

140272 Thick Whisper White card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

100867 Night of Navy card stock

143608 Carried Away DSP FREE with a $50 purchase during Sale A Bration

126970 Night of Navy ink pad

138323 Watermelon Wonder ink pad

101731 Craft White ink pad

102283 Versamark ink pad

103083 Embossing Buddy

129053 Heat Tool

126199 Silicon Mat

141897 Wink of Stella

103683 Mini Glue Dots

103579 Paper Snips

141337 Stampin’ Sponges

129026 Fast Fuse

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107300 Very Vanilla Envelopes

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Valentine’s Little Box , Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers! I am happy to share the little box instructions with you! I really thought I already made this blog post and video, and I did, but it was on a Facebook Live, and I am not able to copy it to here. So, since so many asked, and I TRULY LOVE your feedback, I decided to get to it and fast. You are the reason I do this after all 🙂

Ok first of all, this doesn’t need to be a “little” box, you can make it whatever size you may want or need. As long as your paper is square, you are good to go. Mind you I think most paper stops at a 12×12 size, but let your heart run wild!

You will need a square piece of DSP or cardstock, Tombow Liquid glue, and your bone folder.

Another note, the Specialty DSP, is a little thinner, and will tend to rip a bit more, so if you choose to use it, be gentle with your folding , and maybe hold out on using your bone folder unless necessary.

Also, using card stock as your box, is much thicker, and can be done, but you will definitely need your bone folder.

So to sum it up, the regular DSP ( of any kind, In Color, patterned, solid color) will work the best, but the other will be fine as well, as long as you are patient.

Make sure your DSP is square, 6×6, 8×8, 5×5, 12×12, you get the idea, then follow the folds below.

So, forgive me, I reused the instruction photos from the Christmas Version ( it has been overcast and rainy, and I didn’t want to post dim photos)

 

 

 

 

 

I reloaded the Valentine’s version onto this , so you could follow along with both if you liked!

 

 


12″ by 12″ piece of DSP

Trimmed to 8″ by8″

Keep a 3″ by 3″ piece of the DSP and cut a 2 3/4″ by 2 3/4″ square of Very Vanilla

Score the Very Vanilla piece at 3/4″ on each side, fold, snip at corners add glue dots and form inside of lid.

Add snail to DSP piece add sentiment piece cut from 2″ circle punch , layered onto a 2 1/2″ circle layer of Cherry Cobbler


Fold 8″ by 8″ piece in half, fold in half again in the other direction.


Fold corner to corner and brandish folds with bone folder. You will also want to fold corner to  corner  the opposite way to get an easier fold.

(Ps the DSP side you want to show should be facing up or out so you can see it)


Fold the corners in to form a square then turn so the opening faces you


Fold edge in and back to form a crease line to follow then fold the bottom of the left and right in to meet the crease

Fill over and repeat. When you’re done it should be the shape of a kite( see below)

Put your finger in the newly created fold and press open like a “squash fold”

You want the center of the squash fold to line up with the side of the kite( in a line)


Repeat on all four sides as above


You will then fold the edge of the flaps back in the other direction

Remember it will always match on all sides, that is how Origami folds work

On all four sides so they again match….


And once more it looks like a kite


The fold all four flaps up and brandish with bone folder

All four folder up (see below)


Put your fingers into the box and gently press open

And Voila!

You can gently curl the edges of the flaps with your bone folder to encourage them to go with the curve of the box and add adhesive to all four flap undersides if your going to attach them down



Supplies:

142733 Sending Love Designer Series Paper stack

100730 Whisper White card stock

140272 Thick Whisper White card stock

102482 Real Red card stock

131198 Blushing Bride ink pad

126959 Real Red ink pad

141897 Wink of Stella Clear

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

Fast Fuse

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

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A Fun Gift box, Stampin’ Up!



Happy New Year STAMPERS!!! Here’s to another great year of crafts, cards and fun little projects 🙂

Sorry this is a tad behind the You Tube post, but I wanted to get the video out to you and post the measurements as soon as I could. You will find all that info below.

 

Alright, to start out you will need a 12×12 sheet of your card stock of choice , this will still work with DSP, but it WILL be a little flimsier. If I were you, I would just add in some DSP pieces to spruce up the box you create!

Pick a side, and you will score at 1/2″ and 3 1/2″ on each side, it is easiest to use the Simply Scored scoring tool and also easier if you score one side, then flip and repeat. I say this because from time to time, the 12″ measurement is just the tiniest bit off or not square. If you score then flip and repeat, you will get a truer box. ( Meaning more exact in the edges and overall squareness).

You are going to now turn to the unscored side, ( either one) and score at 3″ 5 5/8″. 8 5/8″ and 11 3/8″.

Thats it, now just fold on you score lines, you can use to bone folder for your creases if you’d like, then we will begin to trim.

You are also going to want to use either Tombow liquid glue or Tear and Tape. You will really want to secure the sides so it will not come apart when your friend opens it.

You will cut up the score lines on all sides at all lines, meaning both sides.

Trim off the two side slim pieces.

Trim in the sides of the 2nd and 4th sides on both sides, and snip a bit off of the ends because they will not need to be full length.

Trim the sides of the 3rd piece a bit, but do not trim the end.

Add adhesive to the thin fold piece, and the 2nd and 4th flaps as shown.

Fold them in, then fold the flap with the thin strip down and you are done.

If you want to add DSP to the top, sides, and front and back, you will need to cut the pieces as follows.

Two pieces( front and back long sides) 2 7/8″ by 4 7/8″

One piece( top piece) at 2 1/2″ by 4 7/8″

Two pieces at (two side parts) 2 3/8″ by 2 5/8″

I would love to know how you changed yours and what papers you used, drop me a line, or leave a comment and TELL ME! 🙂

 

Until Next time, Stay Crafty!!

Supplies

I used the Fiesta Framelits bundle, and the Festive textured impressions embossing folder for my set

12×12 card stock

DSP of choice to add if desired

 

various ink pads

126199 Silicon Mat

143263 Big Shot die cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

110755 Tombow glue

103683 Mini Glue Dots

103579 Paper Snips

129026 Fast Fuse

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

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Little Boxes Step by Step, Stampin’ Up!

 

 

I reloaded the Valentine’s version onto this , so you could follow along with both if you liked!

Step by Step Instructions below!


12″ by 12″ piece of DSP

Trimmed to 8″ by8″

Keep a 3″ by 3″ piece of the DSP and cut a 2 3/4″ by 2 3/4″ square of Very Vanilla

Score the Very Vanilla piece at 3/4″ on each side, fold, snip at corners add glue dots and form inside of lid.

Add snail to DSP piece add sentiment piece cut from 2″ circle punch , layered onto a 2 1/2″ circle layer of Cherry Cobbler


Fold 8″ by 8″ piece in half, fold in half again in the other direction.


Fold corner to corner and brandish folds with bone folder. You will also want to fold corner to  corner  the opposite way to get an easier fold.

(Ps the DSP side you want to show should be facing up or out so you can see it)


Fold the corners in to form a square then turn so the opening faces you


Fold edge in and back to form a crease line to follow then fold the bottom of the left and right in to meet the crease

Fill over and repeat. When you’re done it should be the shape of a kite( see below)

Put your finger in the newly created fold and press open like a “squash fold”

You want the center of the squash fold to line up with the side of the kite( in a line)


Repeat on all four sides as above


You will then fold the edge of the flaps back in the other direction

Remember it will always match on all sides, that is how Origami folds work

On all four sides so they again match….


And once more it looks like a kite


The fold all four flaps up and brandish with bone folder

All four folder up (see below)


Put your fingers into the box and gently press open

And Voila!

You can gently curl the edges of the flaps with your bone folder to encourage them to go with the curve of the box and add adhesive to all four flap undersides if your going to attach them down




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A gift for you, Merry Christmas EARLY, Stampin’ Up!

Hey stampers! I have a great gift for you, and its absolutely free!! All you need to do is send me an email with your name, address, email address of choice and I will send you a link to get a free PDF so you can create these fantastic Christmas projects, 13 in total!

There are cards, little gifts, treat or gift holders…..so many really pretty ideas.

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You can get a head start on your Christmas gift list:), plus craft as you do it…..What could be better !

I hope you will take advantage of these great projects .

Until next time, Stay Crafty!!

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One Sheet Wonder leftover card, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers and crafters! This is the video for the leftover pieces that I made into cards, from those sweet little Halloween Treat holders! You can make quite a few, then you will have cards and little treat holders, and you can even swap out the designs on the DSP, and all of your little ghosts and goblins will have different ones 🙂


The card bases are standard size of 4 1/4″ by 5 1/2″, and the DSP  can measure either 4 1/4″ by 3″ or  4″ by  3″ (whichever you have left from your other project)

Hope you enjoyed this fun addition to the One Sheet Wonder!

Until next time……Stay Crafty!!

 

 

Supplies

142022 Halloween Night Specialty DSP

142236 Spooky Fun photopolymer stamp set

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

or

122334 Simply Scored

141695 Black Metallic Thread

111349 Tangerine Tango card stock

100730 Whisper White card stock

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

140931 Archival Black ink pad

141708 Layering Square Framelits

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

110755 Tombow Liquid Glue

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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Thoughtful Bundle Halloween treat bag, Stampin’ Up!

Hey stampers!
Here are the scoring measurements for that cute little treat bag! Best part is you can get two bags out of one 12 X 12 sheet of card stock or DSP. It was super simple, and again credit where it is due to Elaine from Papercraft Button over in the UK for her great treat bag idea!


You will need a sheet of 12 X 12, and you will cut it in half so it measures 6″ by 12″.

On the 12″ or  landscape side you will score it all the way across at 5/8″ turn the paper 90′ and now all the scores are on the portrait or 6″ side, you will score at :

2″, 2 6/8″, 3 1/2″, 7 6/8″, 8 1/2″ and 9 2/8″.

Fold along the score line on the bottom, and score like a mountain and valley fold on both sides where there are three score lines. This will make much more sense if you watch or have seen the video, which is below.

 

This treat bag is so fun for any holiday or Occasion!

Only a few short days until the 2016 Holiday catalog goes live, I can’t wait to see what you’re going to get 🙂

Until next time….. Stay Crafty!!

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OSW: Quick and Cute DSP Halloween treat holder, Stampin’ Up!

Hi stampers! This is such a fun little treat box, you will surely want to try. You can use a 9 x 9 piece if you want to get some cards out of the DSP sheet as well, making it a One Sheet Wonder. Or you could a full 12 x 12 sheet of DSP and make a bigger treat holder. This is also very easily switched to any holiday by changing out the DSP, or making your own to suit what you need. I put fill instructions below on a sheet of paper. I marked the score lines in ink so it would be easier to see, they only indicate the scoring spots and do not need to be done in ink. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me 🙂

 

Until next time, Stay Crafty!!

 

 

 

 

Full 9×9 sheet, or you can use 12×12


3″ and 6″ score lines
Turn 90′
Score again at 3″ and 6″
All score lines shown
Score each corner from tip to inside of square corner
Closer look
Make a mark in the middle of the center square, on each opposite side
Score and fold from mark to corner on both sides
Shown close up

 

 

 

A final look at all the marks

 

 

Supplies:

126889 Stampin’ Trimmer

or

122334 Simply Scored
**Coming Soon** Halloween Scenes Edgelits dies, Spooky Fun stamp set, Halloween Night Baker’s Twine!!

100730 Whisper White card stock

140931 Archival Black ink pad

141487 Burlap Ribbon

143263 Big Shot Die Cutting machine

130658 Magnetic Platform

138292 Banner Triple Punch

103954 Aqua Painters

102300 Bone Folder

104332 SNAIL Adhesive

110755 Tombow Liquid Glue

104430 Stampin’ Dimensionals

118491 Clear Block Bundle

126200 Stampin’ Scrub

102394 Stampin’ Mist cleaner

107301 Whisper White Envelopes

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