Monday, October 27, 2014

Christmas Gift Box

Hello Friends,
Today I have a Christmas Gift Box to show you, created with the beautiful Creative Expressions Craft Dies designed by Sue Wilson. This collection of Christmas dies is called Festive Collection. I absolutely love these dies, they are elegant and beautifully detailed.
For my American friends, you can also see the entire Festive Collection Here.












These are the Craft Dies by Sue Wilson used to make the Christmas Gift Box:


**NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Framed Noel


      **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Classic Poinsettia       **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Mosaic Poinsettia


     **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Holly Accessory Kit     **NEW ** Sue Wilson Dies - Festive Collection - Holly Sprays



Instructions:

1. To make the 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" box base, cut one 14 1/2" x 8" piece of cream cardstock.
    Score the long side at 1/2", 4", 7 1/2" and 11".
    Score the short side at 4 1/2".




2. Cut in to the score line to make the bottom flaps of the box and side 1/2" seam. 
     Fold along the scored lines, glue the side seam in and bottom flaps to form box base.



3. For the lid, cut one 5 5/8" x 5 5/8" piece of cream cardstock. 
    Score at 1" along all 4 sides




4. Cut each corner up to the scored line as pictured below. 
    Fold and adhere all 4 tabs to form the box lid.




5. Using designer paper, cut four 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" pieces. Adhere to all 4 sides of box base. 

6. Using Framed Noel die, cut 4 pieces with cream cardstock. Adhere to all 4 sides of box.

7. Using designer paper, cut four 3 3/8" x 7/8" pieces. Adhere to all 4 sides of lid. 
    Cut one 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" piece and adhere to top of box lid. 





8. To make the flower, die cut the petals using Classic Poinsettia for the bottom layer and Mosaic Poinsettia for the top layer. Glue layers together, shape petals and adhere together with foam squares to form flower. 

9. Die cut leaves using Holly Accessory Kit and Holly Sprays sets. Glue leaves under Poinsettia and adhere to box lid. Embellish berries with Stickles. 






Supplies:

Sue Wilson Festive Collection, Creative Expressions, UK
Sue Wilson Festive Collection, Scrapy Land, USA
Craft Dies by Sue Wilson used in this project: Framed Noel, Classic Poinsettia, Mosaic Poinsettia, Holly Accessory Kit, Holly Sprays 

Other Supplies: 
Cream Metallic Cardstock, TPC Studio Timeless Christmas Paper Collection, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Foam Squares, Stickles Xmas Red.

Be sure to visit Sue Wilson's Blog PartiCraft to see her beautiful projects. 



Thanks for Visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Heartfelt Creations - Spread Your Wings and Fly

Hello Friends,
Today I have a Side Step card to share with you using Heartfelt Creations Classic Sunflower Collection. I love this collection, having the papers, stamps and dies coordinate with each other makes it really easy to create a great card.









Heartfelt Creations Products:


Other Products Used:

Neenah Paper Cardstock Natural White and Desert Storm, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink Pad, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads, Hot Glue Gun, Stampendous Bronze Crushed Glass Glitter, Ranger Glossy Accents, Foam Squares.

Project Instructions:

For instructions on how to make the Side Step Card base go HERE.
Using kraft cardstock cut and score card base following instructions. Cover front side and side steps with Classic Sunflower Paper Collection.
Cut out large tag and image squares from Classic Sunflowers Paper Collection, mat with kraft cardstock and adhere to card front and side steps using foam squares.
Die cut small and large vines using Cut Mat Create dies and green cardstock. Die cut swirls with Arianna Lace die. Color edges with Distress ink.
For the flowers, stamp Classic Sunflower on natural white cardstock with brown ink and die cut with Classic Sunflower Die. Color flowers with Distress inks, shape the petals and layer to form sunflowers.  Embellish center of flowers with glass glitter and Glossy Accents.  Adhere vines, leaves and flowers to card using foam squares. 


Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog for more inspiration from the Design Team. 


Thanks for visiting!! Hugs!

Marisa



Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Heartfelt Creations October Release - You Inspire Me Card

Hello Friends,
Shift your creativity into high gear with the All Geared Up Collection from Heartfelt Creations! This imaginative mix of gears, cogs, and mechanical flowers uses deep shades of rust, brown, teal, red and cream to create a fabulous industrial vibe. Clever vanity license plates, chains, wire, rugged stripes and distressed graphics mesh perfectly with Steampunk or masculine projects, and will keep your wheels turning with ideas for "girly grunge" creations, too. The versatile All Geared Up dies feature fanciful sprockets, gears, cogs, chains and license plates that can be shaped into innovative 3-D embellishments or die cut from white cardstock to create beautiful doily accents. Six hand drawn stamp sets continue the mechanical theme with a large Cogs and Gears background stamp, themed accent stamps, mechanical bouquets and playful sentiments that are "geared" to carry your project across the finish line with a smile. The All Geared Up Collection has been designed to inspire the bold in you....so let's gear up!






Heartfelt Creations Products:

HCPC 3632 Plates and Gears PreCut Set
HCD 754 All Geared Up Die
HCDP1 248 All Geared Up Paper Collection

Other Products:

Neenah Paper Desert Storm and Natural White Cardstock, Bronze Metallic Cardstock, Copper Embossing Powder, Versamark, Heat Gun, Bronze Brads, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Copic Markers, foam squares.

Project Instructions:

The card size for this project is 6 ¼” x 6 ¼”.  Using  All Geared Up  Paper Collection cut 4 square panels measuring  6”, 5 ½”, 5” and 4 ½”. Distress edges and mat panels with kraft cardstock adding about  1/8” when cutting.  Adhere to card as pictured.
Stamp image from Plates and Gears on natural white cardstock with Versamark and heat emboss with copper embossing powder.  Color with Copic markers and distress inks and adhere to card with foam squares.
Using All Geared  Up Die set, die cut gears and chain links with bronze metallic cardstock.  Embellish with brads in the center of gears and attach to card with foam squares.  Die cut leaves with paper collection and glue on card.
Stamp sentiment with Versamark and heat emboss with copper embossing powder.  Die cut sentiment with matching die and adhere to card with foam squares.


Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog for more inspiration.


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa




Saturday, October 4, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Sweet Posies Cling Stamps

Hello Friends,
Today is the last day of the JustRite Papercraft October Release. We have 2 beautiful sets to showcase, Sweet Posies Cling Stamps and Sweet Vine Cling Background Stamp.












Sweet Posies Cling Stamps 


 Sweet Vines Cling Background Stamp








For the card base I used Spellbinders Majestic Labels Twenty Five and Labels Twenty Five.
I used Distress ink mini pads in several brown shades to apply ink to Sweet Vine Cling Background Stamp and then stamped on natural white cardstock. I die cut background with Labels Twenty Five and glued to card base. 
The Posies from the set Sweet Posies Cling Stamps were stamped with Versamark and white embossing powder and then heat set. I used Distress inks to water color the Posies. I also stamped Crackle Cling Background Stamp with brown ink.
I die cut the flowers with natural white cardstock with Spellbinders Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D. I colored the flowers with Distress inks, misted them with water, scrunched them to shape them and let them dry. Once they were dried I layered them on the card using a glue gun and added white pearls to the centers of flowers. For the leaves I used Spellbinders Sprigs


Supplies:



Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural White Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Mini Pads, Versamark, White Embossing Powder, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Glue Gun, White Pearls.



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Friday, October 3, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Mums Cling Stamp

Hello Friends,
Today is Day Three of the JustRite Papercraft October Release. I absolutely love both sets we are showcasing today. Mums Cling Stamp and Crackle Cling Background Stamp.






Crackle Cling Background Stamp 


 Mums Cling Stamps



JustRite is having a wonderful sale on all their Christmas Stamps until October 13th!!!




For my card base I used Spellbinders 5 x 7 Heirloom Legacy die set and designer paper. I stamped the Mums from the Mums Cling Stamp set on designer paper with Versamark and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I colored the image with distress inks and distress markers.
The Crackle Cling Background Stamp was stamped with brown ink and the sentiment was stamped with black ink. I die cut image using the oval die from the 5 x 7 Heirloom Legacy set and adhered to card base using foam squares.
The ivy was die cut with Spellbinders Ivy in green cardstock and adhered to card with glue and foam squares.


Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Mums Cling Stamp and Crackle Cling Background Stamp.

Spellbinders Dies: 5 x 7 Heirloom LegacyIvy.

Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural White and Green Cardstock, Prima Marketing Cartographer Collection, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Ranger Distress Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.



Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the design team.



Marisa Job (here)



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!


Marisa



Thursday, October 2, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day Two of the Justrite Papercraft October Release. Today we are showcasing a beautiful set of 21 clear stamps called Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps.







Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps



For my card base I used Spellbinders Decorative Labels Thirty Four, Gold Labels Thirty Four and Labels Thirty Four. The layers were die cut using pink and natural white cardstock and then layered using foam squares. I colored the edges with distress inks. 
The sentiment from Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps was stamped with brown ink. 
The flowers were die cut with Spellbinders Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D. I colored the edges of the flowers with distress ink, embellished with white pearls and then layered with foam squares onto card. The leaves were die cut with Sprigs.



Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamps.


Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural white Cardstock, Pink and Green Cardstock, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink Pad, White Pearls, Foam Squares. 


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team. 



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Wednesday, October 1, 2014

JustRite Papercraft October Release - Bokeh Polka Cling Background Stamp

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day One of the JustRite Papercraft October Release. Today we are showcasing Bokeh Time Clear Stamps and Bokeh Polka Cling Background Stamp. I used both sets for my card. Making the background by mixing several colors with distress inks was a lot of fun. You can watch Heidi's Video and follow her instructions on how to use the Bokeh Technique.





 Bokeh Time Clear Stamps    Bokeh Polka Dots Cling Background Stamp



I started my card by making a 4 3/4" x 6" card base with green cardstock, followed by purple and orange layers. For the background I used distress inks in several colors to color on natural white cardstock. I then stamped Bokeh Polka Cling Background Stamp with orange distress ink and smaller circles from the set Bokeh Time Clear Stamps in purple and green.
I stamped the sentiment with black ink, die cut with Vintage Labels Seven Dies and adhered to card with foam squares.
For the flowers I used the new Pretty Petals dies by Spellbinders, Pretty Petals A, Pretty Petals B, Pretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D. I die cut the flowers with natural white cardstock, colored the flowers edges with distress inks and then layered them with foam squares onto card.
For the bow I used seam binding ribbon in purple color. 


Supplies:



Spellbinders Dies: Pretty Petals dies by Spellbinders, Pretty Petals APretty Petals BPretty Petals C and Pretty Petals D.

Other Supplies: Neenah Paper Natural White, Cardstock in orange, purple, green, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Memento Black Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Foam Squares, Purple Seam Binding Ribbon. 


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the design team.  


Marisa Job (here)


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa




Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Heartfelt Creations September Release - Sunflower Bouquet Card

Hello Friends,
The new Classic Sunflower Collection by Heartfelt Creations is just beautiful. I just love the flowers stamps, papers and dies and how they all coordinate with each other. Here is the card I created with this beautiful collection.







Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by HC:

HCPC 3628 Sunflower  Bouquet PreCut Set
HCPC 3626 Classic Sunflower PreCut  Set
HCD 753 Classic Sunflower Die
HCDP1 247 Classic Sunflower Collection

Other Products Used: 

Neenah Paper Natural white Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, Versamark, Copper Embossing Powder, Spectrum Noir Markers, Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Martha Stewart Punches, Foam Squares.

Project Instructions:

Make a 5 ¾” x 5 ¾” card base with natural white cardstock. Cut a  6 ¾” x 6 ¾” square,  punch around all 4 sides with Martha Stewart punches and adhere to card base.
Using Classic Sunflower Paper Collection cut several squares measuring  5 ¾”, 4 ¾” and  3 ¾”. Distress edges and mat all pieces with Kraft cardstock. Adhere to card using foam squares.
Stamp Sunflower Bouquet on natural white cardstock with Versamark. Heat emboss with copper embossing powder. Color with Spectrum Noir Markers.  Cut to 3” x 3”, mat with kraft cardstock and adhere to card center.

Stamp Sunflowers with Classic Sunflower with brown ink on natural white cardstock. Die cut with coordinating Classic Sunflower Die. Color flowers with distress inks, shape and layer to form sunflowers. Apply Gala Glitz to the center of flowers with glue.  Adhere flowers to card using foam squares. Die cut leafy swirl from Cut, Mat, Create Set 2A and adhere to card under flowers. 


Be sure to visit the Heartfelt Creations Blog for more inspiration.


Thanks for visiting!! Hugs!

Marisa



Saturday, September 6, 2014

JustRite Papercraft September Release - Modern Lattice Background Stamp

Hello Friends,
Welcome to Day Four of the JustRite Papercraft September Release. Today we are showcasing a set of 9 stamps called Extra Grand Sentiments Clear Stamps and Modern Lattice Background Stamp. I decided to use both sets for my card, I think they go well together.






  Extra Grand Sentiments Clear Stamps      Modern Lattice Cling Background Stamp


Instructions:

1. Make a 6" x 6" card base with black cardstock. Cut a smaller layer using designer paper, color edges with distress ink and adhere to card base.
2. Die cut decorative doily with designer paper using Creative Expressions, Sue Wilson's Craft Dies, Italian Collection-Umbria. Use the largest die in the set and then adhere to card with foam squares.
3. Die cut a circle using Spellbinders Grand Circles. Stamp Modern Lattice Background Stamp on circle with distress ink and adhere to center of doily.
4. Stamp sentiment from Extra Grand Sentiments Clear Stamps with black ink, die cut with coordinating die from the set Vintage Labels Nine Dies. Color edges with distress ink and adhere to card using foam squares.
5. Die cut flowers and leaves using Spellbinders Blooms Three and Sprigs. Color with distress ink and glue to card as pictured.
6. Embellish card with pearls and a tulle bow.


Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Modern Lattice Background StampExtra Grand Sentiments Clear StampsVintage Labels Nine Dies.

Spellbinders Dies: Grand CirclesBlooms Three and Sprigs.

Creative ExpressionsSue Wilson's Craft Dies, Italian Collection-Umbria.

Other Supplies: Prima Art Journal Pad, Black Cardstock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink,Ranger Distress Ink Pads, Pearls, Tulle.


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team.

Marisa Job (here)



Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa



Friday, September 5, 2014

JustRite Papercraft September Release - Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine

Hello Friends,
Today is Day Three of the Justrite Papercraft September Release. We have 2 beautiful sets to showcase today, Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine Clear Stamps and Garden Trellis Background Stamp. I used both sets for my card.









 Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine Clear Stamps     Garden Trellis Cling Background Stamp



Instructions:

1. Make a 6" x 6" card base with kraft cardstock. For the next layer cut designer paper a bit smaller and adhere to card base.
2. Stamp Garden Trellis Background Stamp with pink ink pad on to natural white cardstock.
3. Die cut 2 decorative borders using Spellbinders A2 Scalloped Borders One, glue under stamped background and adhere to card base.
4. Stamp sentiment with brown ink on natural white cardstock. Die cut with Vintage Labels Eight Dies and adhere to card using foam squares.
5 Die cut flowers and leaves using Spellbinders Hexagon Petal EnvelopeSprigs and Foliage. Color flowers and leaves with distress inks and glue to card as pictured.
6. Make a small bow using silk ribbon and attach to card.


Supplies:

JustRite Papercraft: Wedding Wishes Vintage Labels Eight and Nine Clear Stamps and Garden Trellis Background StampVintage Labels Eight Dies.

Spellbinders Dies: A2 Scalloped Borders One, Hexagon Petal Envelope, SprigsFoliage

Other Supplies: Kraft Cardstock, Natural White Cardstock, Authentique Paper Faith Collection, Foam Squares, Rangers Distress Inks, Memento Ink Rich Cocoa, Silk Ribbon, Stamens.


Be sure to visit the links below for more inspiration from the Design Team.


JustRite Inspiration

Becca Feeken


Darsie Bruno


Marisa Job 


Eva Dobilas

Kristi Schurr


Thanks for visiting! Hugs!

Marisa