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Scalloped Top Box Printable Template

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What a Friday! This morning, I received my acceptance email from Paper Crafts Magzine!! I am one of the 21 newbies! Leaping for joy! I am going to be a published card maker / stamper! Yay! And my valentine heart top boxes project with free templates is featured on Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store Blog and their Facebook page!! Ok, here goes my  new project: Scalloped Top Boxes! I made this box for a set of felt coasters for hubby:) He is a 100% “less is more” guy so… I like this one the most myself: Tuck in some crafty goodies… Read More »

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Free 3D Christmas Tree Templates (PDF & .studio Versions)

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My first Silhouette project to share:) 3D Tree original design: Cartonus (New Year) Click here to download Silhouette Studio Cut File (.studio) Click here to download the printable template (.pdf) Supplies besides paper: Silhouette (or Printer + Scissors + Scoring Tool), Glue [Optional]: Stamp, Punch, Tooth Pick, Twine Assembly Steps: 1. (Print and) Cut the template on card stock or patterned paper. Score the score lines if using the printable version. 2. [Optional] Stamp.  Or adhere patterned paper panels to the tree fronts. leaving a 1/16” border on all sides. 3. Fold the fold lines: Valley Fold as the four arrows… Read More »

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[Challenges] Costume Party

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My, My, I think I just  made my favorite card! :) Here shows the back:) It was my first try on the text background but it was too busy for the card. Polka dot from Tim Holtz. Card Base: 4-1/4” x 8-1/2” scored at 4-1/4” Center piece: 2-1/2” x 3-1/2” (ATC size) Simple Steps: 1. Stamp Hero Arts “Envelope Pattern” on card base with “Tea Dye” 2. Stamp sentiment from My Mind’s Eye “Black Bird” stamp to create background with “Peeled Paint”; Clear Emboss 3. Ink the entire piece with “Rusty Hinge” and “Vintage Photo”; Highlight main sentiment with black pen.… Read More »

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Trick or Treat Candy Box

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I made this purse following Scor-pal project instructions here: “The Purse Collection”   I have had scor-pal for about a year and could not imagine how I could do without it :) I love making paper boxes and when I first discovered all the possibilities from score-pal projects list here: http://www.scor-pal.com/projects_listing.htm I was overwhelmed with joy~ ;-D   I just learned that they have monthly challenges, see here for this month: September Scor-pal Designer Challenge   And here is my take:   Used Blackbird paper from My Mind’s Eye :) Love the whole collection~