It’s Tutorial Thursday! Do you know that you can create a flower from the balloons? Punch a bunch of the balloons out of the Balloon Bouquet punch. Take one of the larger balloons and trim to create a circle for a base to glue everything to. Do not worry if it is not perfectly circular. Tip: You may want to dot the center of the circle with a pen.
Take the punch outs and break down the fibers of the card stock with the large stylus tip on the Take Your Pick tool. You will need a Piercing Mat as well.
Start to layer the larger balloons on the bottom with 3 glue dots per balloon or petal. You will need 4 balloons per layer. Then attach 2 glue dots per the smaller balloons and attach to the larger ones.
It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today is the day we learn how to create an easy Easter basket. All you need is one piece of paper and a few scraps. Grab your tear and tape and your trimmer and we are ready to go!
It’s Wacky Wednesday! This is the day where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today is the day I will show you how to use one piece of paper and get an entire basket out of it. No, I will not be cutting strips like before and gluing them all together. This project is rather simple.
So stay tuned for tonight’s Facebook Live at 7 pm to learn how to make these Easter baskets.
It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! While the Take Your Pick Tool is intended for picking up things like embellishments and little bits I am not sure it is intended for pulling things out of nooks and crannies. If you have a punched out piece that gets stuck consider using your tool. It grabs it without bending a corner.
So you have done it! It…the enchanting word “it”. You have managed to jam that cardstock into that punch and it won’t come out. The springs are stuck and nothing is working. You have dropped it gently on to the table, floor, or whatever other hard surface you have. And those springs won’t budge! I don’t want to call Joni to order a new one. I want new product from the new catalog, not to waste money on something that is not working because I wasn’t careful.
So, for your last attempt before you call me, throw your punch (and whatever else is attached) into the freezer. Yes, the freezer. Give it a few minutes and see if that helps. Often when metal gets cold it will contract. This will give the springs enough space to release and you will get a do over. You will get your happily ever after and get to order new toys instead of replacing your broken ones.
If you have to give this a try please comment and let me know if this works for you.
There is always a bunch going on…but this week is Card Class! And next week is Serina’s Darling Punch Box Class!
Card Class invitations went out very late this time and I apologize. I’ve had illness, two birthdays, and the school year finishing. It was enough that I thought of cancelling, but I am not a quitter. And I am better now, thankfully. And I had cards in my head that needed to be created. And, I am hoping, you look forward to this. So, we are off to the races. One side note, if you regularly attend Yucca Valley’s session I will be e-mailing you directions for the new location.
Serina’s Punch Box Class is on Wednesday, June 20th from 1-4! We will be creating 18 cards so you can get done and enjoy sitting poolside for the rest of the summer.
Both invitations are out! If you were not invited just ask me for a copy of the details.
If you would like to order online please use host code Y9H7NWTT to help Jodi earn FREE products! If you prefer to order in person please contact me. This order will be submitted next Monday the 18th at 9 pm.
We all know how to use a punch. We know that you can pop them up, use them for gift tags, stretch them out by cutting them in half, etc. But did you know that punching something out and leaving the hole can also be a great focal piece. Join me tonight on Facebook Live at 7 pm to learn how to create something stunning from a negative piece.