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Cards need a holder.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today we are making a holder for all those cards. This is perfect timing for World Card Making Day this Saturday. So here’s how you create a holder or open-ended box. Cut a piece of Whisper White Card Stock (thick is preferred) to 7 1/2″ X 9 1/2″. Then on the 7Continue reading “Cards need a holder.”

Taking care of our own.

It’s Friendship Friday! This is the day to focus on giving back or paying it forward. Most of the time we are focused on giving back or paying it forward outside of the “crafty” family. Well, today we have an opportunity to give to one of our very own. Shawnie has been in the hospitalContinue reading “Taking care of our own.”

A new YouTube channel.

It’s Tutorial Thursday! I figured since it was Valentine’s Day instead of giving you another project to do I would introduce you to a new YouTube channel. Now I have my channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTZYaEvaoc_I5-cQKvZuN5Q but there are many others. So I figured I would introduce you to the Stampin’ Up! channel. This particular project is reallyContinue reading “A new YouTube channel.”

Window sheets for a box.

Window sheets are not just for shaker cards.  They can also be used for an entire pouch.  Instead of using cardstock try using a piece of window sheet.  Just make sure to have matching or complementary shreds to go inside.  They can be so cute with the right contents to match. So next time youContinue reading “Window sheets for a box.”

Thinking inside the box.

Sometimes thinking inside the box is what it takes.  Here is a box created from one 8 inch square piece of designer series paper and the steps to create it.  You can also use cardstock or specialty paper.  Take the envelope punch board and punch and score at the 2 inch mark on all 4Continue reading “Thinking inside the box.”

A box with a different shape.

Not all boxes are square.  They are usually not a sphere but they can be many different shapes.  Today’s box or container is a triangle.  This box is especially sturdy considering it is all cardstock.  Give it a try. The complete instructions are at http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/triangleluminarybox/ Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

Boxes out of envelopes.

Did you know that our tools have multiple uses?  For example, the envelope punch board can also be used to create boxes.  I found a perfect tool to be used to find out what measurements were needed to create a box.  Go to http://thecraftyowl.co.uk/boxbuster/ and keep it handy.  This is awesome!  And here is what IContinue reading “Boxes out of envelopes.”

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