This fun textured Fall Treat Box is quick and easy to make for those last-minute treat giving occasions.
This Video is 8 minutes and 45 seconds long.
SUPPLIES: Stamps: Gourd Goodness Photopolymer #144785 Inks: Crushed Curry
Tangerine Tango Card Stock: Thick Whisper White
Pumpkin Pie Big Shot: Seaside Embossing Folder #141481 Punch: Starburst #143717 Other: Calyspo Cora #l 1/8″ Ribbon #144173
Tear & Tape Adhesive
Stampin’ Trimmer with scoring blade or Stampin’ Score with Stylus
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card stock at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score down the 8-1/2″ side at 2″, 4″, 6″, 8″. Score the 5-1/2″ side at 2″. Cut up the 5-1/2″ side to the 2″ score line. Cut out the 1/2″ rectangle flap. 2. Place 3 box sections in the embossing folder. Fold the bottom flaps under the embossing folder (so they will stay flat). Run through your Big Shot. Now line up the last box section in the embossing folder, folding the bottom flaps down again. Finger crease all the score lines trying not to flatten your embossing. 3. Flatten the embossing on the 1/2″ side flap. Lay the outside side up and put Tear & Tape on the side flap. 4. Choose which side will be the Front. Turn the box over so the inside side is facing up. Put Tear & Tape alon the fold and edge of the front flap and the side flaps. The back flap does not need tape. 5. Remove the tape backing from the side tab. Lay down and attach to the opposite edge as shown in the video. Now remove the tape backing from the bottom flaps. Fold in the back flap, then the side flaps, then the front flap. Put your Bone Folder inside the box and rub so the Tape sticks well to all the bottom flaps. 6. Stamp the leaf on Whisper White. Use Crushed Curry for the more solid stamp, and Pumpkin Pie ink for the lined stamp. Fussy cut the leaf out. Punch a Starburst from Pumpkin Pie card stock. Attach leaf. Attach Punch to box with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 7. Tie your ribbon around the box using Glue Dots at the corners and/or under the bow if necessary to hold it in place. 8. Put in your treats or gift and bring a smile to someone today!
1. Cut out two of the Wood Crate pieces from a 4-1/4″ x 11″ piece of Soft Sky card stock. 2. Lay them flat on scratch paper so both pieces are facing the same direction and look identical. Fold the Side Tabs and add Tear & Tape to all four Side Tabs. Add Tear & Tape to the long side of ONE Crate Bottom as shown in the video. 3. Stamp the flowers in Marina Mist ink covering all of the die cuts on both pieces. No you do not have to stamp the bottom, but it will look nice if you do. 4. Assemble. Attach the two bottom sections first. Then attach the bottom side flap to the side, the the side flap to the side. Repeat with the other side. 5. Decorate. Stamp on Whisper White cardstock with Pacific Point ink: one design, one saying. Cut out the design with the coordinating Framelit. Cut out the saying with scissors. Attach both to the Crate with Glue Dots.
This cute Bunny Treat Holder is perfect for Easter or Spring Treat or Small Gift Giving. It is also really quick to make! So get some Thick Whisper White card stock and some circle and oval Framelits or punches and make one for the people you love. SUPPLIES: Marker: Basic Black #1000082 Card Stock: Thick Whisper White
Blushing Bride Big Shot:Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372 Adhesive: Tear & Tape
Tombow Glue Other: Pencil or pen Paper Trimmer with Scoring Blade #126889
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut and prepare your papers:
~two large circles from Thick Whisper White card stock. I used the largest Circl Stitched Shapes Framelit. Put both circles together on your Paper Trimmer and trim off 1/2″ This will give you a flat bottom.
~Two Thick Whisper White ovals the size you want for your Bunny Ears. I used the second smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Two Blushing Bride ovals just smaller than your Bunny Ears. I used the smallest Stitched Shapes Oval Framelit.
~Decide how wide you want your Bunny Treat Holder to be. Mine is 1″ wide. Decide how wide you want the tabs to be. Mine is 3/8″. Double this measurement – 3/4″. So I cut a 1-3/4″ x 8-1/2″ piece to go between the large circles. Score along each 8-1/2″ side at 3/8″ so you have two long tabs. Put the Tear & Tape on the tabs now. Leave the Tape backing on. Fold both Scored Tabs with your Bone Folder. This is your Bunny Width Strip. 2. Prepare & Assemble.
~Choose one of your Circles to be the front. Draw a Bunny Face on it. Don’t worry if it is not perfect. It will give you bunny character and make it even cuter!
~If desired you can add a Bunny Tail to the other circle with a small punched circle or a pom pom.
~Glue a Pink Oval to a Whisper White Oval. Repeat with the next set. Bunny Width Strip
~Find the center of your Bunny Width Strip either by measuring and marking the tabs at 4-1/4″ or by making light fold marks on the tabs.
~Hold the flat part of your Bunny Face circle next to the center of your Bunny Width Strip. Try to make the Bunny Face even on both sides of the center mark. Mark both the tabs where the outside of the Bunny Face is. I drew a straight line on the tabs. DO NOT cut between these lines!!
~Now cut out “V” shapes every 3/8″ to 1/2″ along both tabs leaving the part you marked in the center flat. These “V” shapes will help eliminate bulk and make it easier to attach to your Bunny Face and Back. Assembly
~Now pull off the Tape Backing. Have your Tabs folded up with the Adhesive on the outside.
Attach your Bunny Front and Back to the center of each tab with the part you want showing on the facing outward and the plain sides facing the Bunny Width Strip.
~Decide how far up you want the Bunny Width Strip to go on each side of the Bunny Face and Back.
~ Attach one side of the Tab to both sides of either the Bunny Face or Back up as high as you want. Trim off the excess on both sides. Repeat with the the other Bunny Face or Back.
~Glue the Bunny Ears inside the Bunny Back. I put Tombow Glue on about 1/4″ from the bottom of the Bunny Ear and attached it close to the Bunny Width Strip.
~Fill with Treats or a small gift.
This fun little Popcorn Treat Box is quick to make and decorate for last minute treat and gift giving! SUPPLIES: *Bundle #142284: Ready to Pop Photopolymer stamps + Popcorn Box Thinlits Stamps:*Ready to Pop Photopolymer #141513 Ink: Rich Razzleberry Card Stock: Sweet Sugarplum Big Shot:*Popcorn Box Thinlits #141473 Punch: 1/8″ Circle Punch #134365 (Optional) Ribbons: 3/8″ Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack #143601 (Available until March 31, 2017 FREE with $50 purchase)
I used some Gold Baker’s Twine from the Holiday Catalog. Choose what you want. Adhesives: Tear & Tape
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut out two of the Popcorn Box Thinlits with your Big Shot from Sweet Sugarplum card stock. Use the Scallop Edgelit included to cut the top part of your box pieces so the top of your box will be scalloped. Also cut out a small tag from Sweet Sugarplum card stock. 2. Fold all the score lines on the box pieces. Stamp in Rich Razzleberry ink if desired. 3. Put Tear & Tape on the
~side tabs. Attach the two Box pieces together at the side tabs. Decide which part of the box will be the front. The bottom flap attached to the front will be attached last.
~Bottom Side Flaps: Along the score lines and edges on the outside of the box
~Bottom Back Flap needs no adhesive added.
~Bottom Front Flap: Along the edge on the inside of the box. 4. Now fold in the Bottom Flaps in this order: sides, back, front. Yea! You have finished your Box! Now to decorate it. 5. Cut about 20″ of ribbon. This should give you enough to go around the box and make a nice size bow. Fold the ribbon in half and put SNAIL adhesive directly on the ribbon on the 4″ or so on each side of the ribbon. Now attach the ribbon to the box starting with the center of the ribbon on the back center of your box. Place the ribbon gently in place in case you need to readjust it. Make sure the adhesive is on the ribbon as it touches the box corners in the front. Now tie your bow. 6. Stamp your tag in Rich Razzleberry ink. I also sponged the edges in the Rich Razzleberry ink. Punch a hole in the tag if desired or just attach it under the ribbon with a couple of glue dots. If you punched a hole, thread the Baker’s Twine through the hole and tie it around the knot in your bow. 7. Fill with treats or a small gift.
Enjoy surprising your family and friends with treats in Popcorn boxes. If the box is for a guy, just leave off the ribbon.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your paper into four 2-3/4″ squares. Attach to sides. Cut 1″ strips for the top. Attach the first strip diagonally down the center, then a strip on each side leaving a white strip in between each patterned strip. 2. Sponge around the edges in Real Red ink if desired. 3. Punch out the Bow Builder Punch twice from Red Glimmer Paper. Put together with Glue Dots. Attach to the lid with Glue Dots. 4. Stamp My Valentine in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut it out with one of the Large Tags and Labels tag framelits. 5. Cut 6″ of each the Real Red and Whisper White ribbon. Put together and fold in half. Put the fold through the tag hold and put the ends through the loop formed by the fold. Pull tight. Trim ribbon ends. 6. Attach tag to box with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 7. Fill with treat or small gift.
Have fun giving out your Valentine Treats and Gifts in this Valentine Box.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Stamp the overlapping Hearts in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Stamp one of the small sayings under the Hearts. Cut out with the squarish Framelit and line up the wavy top part with the top of your hearts. Cut out with your Big Shot. Sponge around the white edges with Real Red ink if desired. 2. Find the small envelope Framelit and cut it out of Whisper White card stock. Put together with a Glue Dot. If desired, stamp a Heart or other small image in the upper front corner. People will see it when they pull the envelope off the cellophane bag. Insert the Overlapping Hearts note in the envelope. 3. Cut your patterned paper at 3″ x 6″. Cut six 1″ x 3″ pieces of patterned paper. Attach to Hershey Nuggets with Glue Dots. 4. Put Hershey Nuggets in 2″ x 8″ cellophane bag. Tie closed with Red Ribbon. Attach Envelope and Love Note with 2-3 Glue Dots. 5. Give to someone special.
Have fun giving Valentine Treats to your friends and neighbors!
This fun Hexabon Window Box Thinlit and stamp set will be available on January 4, 2017 in the NEW Occasions Catalog. It is simple to make and decorate. AND it has tabs to hold it closed!! There are LOTS of options for dressing it up! Sale-a-bration also starts on January 4th so if you buy the Window Shopping Bundle you can choose 1 FREE Sale-a-bration product! SUPPLIES: *Bundle: Window Shopping stamp set + Window Box Thinlits Wood #144742, Clear #144743 (Bundle pricing only available until May 31, 2017) Stamps: *Window Shopping Wood #142920, Clear #143265 Ink: Rich Razzleberry Card Stock: Sweet Sugarplum Big Shot: *Window Box Thinlits #142762 Adhesive: Tear & Tape
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Sweet Sugarplum card stock into two 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ pieces. Use your Window Box Thinlit to cut out each piece. Make sure and line up the Thinlit so the outside Tab cutting lines hang just over the edge of the card stock. 2. Stamp box top and sides. Piece 1-Box Top
~Stamp the words with the 3 side pieces above the box top.
~Stamp the sides with the image upside-down. Piece 2-Box Bottom
~Leave the box bottom blank.
~Have the sides closest to you and stamp the images right side up (opposite direction you stamped Piece 1). 3. Cut the two side tabs off Piece 1. Add Tear & Tape to all side and bottom tabs. Put NO Tape on any of the upper box tabs!! Start by attaching one side Tab to a side where you cut off the tab. Move around attaching the Box Bottom and sides until you have formed the Hexagon Box shape. There will be tabs around the top of the box and the box lid. DO NOT put tape on these tabs! 4. Fill up the inside of the box and close the tabs. Your box is finished.
I will show you more variations of this box later. So come back for more.
~Cut your Patterned paper at 3/4″ x 3″ for each candy. You can get 4 strips from a 3/4″ x 12″ piece of patterned paper. I used both sides of the paper and alternated which side was up.
~Put a Glue Dot on each end of the back side and wrap around the candy.
~Repeat, alternating which pattern is up. Put in the bag. 2. Bag Topper.
~Cut your Pumpkin Pie card stock at 2-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score and fold at 2-3/4″. Ghosts. Punch from Whisper White card stock:
~1 Owl, Trim off the pointy ears and cut the bottom curvy. You can either use the Owl Punch to punch out two Basic Black eyes and glue them on or just draw them on with your Black Marker.
~Use the Blossom Builder Punch to punch 1 Large Petal, 1 Smaller Petal for Ghosts. Draw on the eyes with your Black Marker. 3. Assembly
~Lay out your Ghosts. Decide where to stamp the bats and the Trick or Treat.
~Stamp the bats and Trick or Treat in Black ink on the Topper.
~Attach your Ghosts. I attached the Owl Ghost with Dimensionals and the other two with Glue Dots. 4. Attach Topper.
~Put your candy in the 2″ x 8″ Cellophane Bag. Flatten out the top of the bag.
~Put a strip of Tear & Tape on each side of the bag back. Remove tape backing.
~Hold Topper and center over bag top with bottom of Topper above the candy. Press to attach to Tear & Tape.
~Put 4 Glue Dots on the front of the Bag. Press down the front of the Topper. 5. Make more for your Halloween Treats. You can even have your kids help you with these! They may not turn out perfect, but you will all have fun crafting together!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. You can leave your bag flat if desired. If you want it as shown:
~Score both sides at 1/2″. Score the Bottom at 1″.
~Fold the side score lines so the center score lines go toward the inside of the bag, and the outside lines are out – like a “V”. Doing this will form a “V” that sticks out on the bottom.
~Flatten out the bottom by folding the score lines.
~Attach the “V” that sticks out to the bottom with Glue Dots. You now have a bag! 2. Stamp the Halloween Treat stamp twice on Whisper White card stock: once in Always Artichoke ink, once in Tangerine Tango ink.
~Cut around the outside edges of the Always Artichoke image.
~Cut out the Happy Halloween, the row of pumpkins, and the Trick or Treat. Attach to the Always Artichoke image with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
~Put Tear & Tape around the edges on the back. Attach to your Bag. 3. Fill your bag with treats or a small Halloween gift.
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for Basic Baker’s Box instructions. 1. Cut your Baker’s Box Thinlit twice from Thick Whisper White card stock cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold all score lines so each piece looks the same. 2. Choose the Washi Tape pattern you like and apply next to the fold lines as shown in photo. 3. Add your Tear & Tape to the side tabs and the bottom flaps.
~Side Flaps (smaller): With the outside facing up, put Tear & Tape on the outside edge and the bottom on both pieces.
~Front and Back Flaps (larger with V in the center. I leave this part flat):
~~Front: Put Tear & Tape on the INSIDE of both sides of the V.
~~Back: Put Tear & Tape on the OUTSIDE of both sides of the V. 4. Punch and assemble Poinsettia Flower.
~Punch 4 times from Red Glimmer Paper.
~Fold all flower pieces in half length-wise with a Bone Folder so your flower will have some dimension.
~Attach two of the small double flowers that look like a funny bow tie in the center with a Glue Dot or two.
~Attach the four medium petals in between the smaller petals that you already attached. Use at least two Glue Dots.
~Now add the four large petals so they line up with the small center petals. If you want your flower to look more round add two more large petals.
~My flower was not holding together well so I criss-crossed Tear & Tape across the back of the large and medium Petals, then attached it to the front of the box.
~Add two of the + pieces to the center with the white side showing. Use a Glue Dot in the center of each and attach to the Flower center. 3. Assemble your Box: Attach the side Tabs. Now for the bottom flaps: sides first, then the Back Flap, and the Front Flap is last. 4. Finish:
~Stamp Merry Christmas on Whisper White card stock in Real Red ink. Cut out with the Desired Tags & Labels Framelit. Make sure and use the Small Circle Framelit to cut out the hole. Or you can use a 1/4″ Hole Punch like I did. Tie it onto the front hole in your Baker’s Box. Use a Glue Dot to hold it in position.
~Tie your Baker’s Box closed with the 3/4″ Real Red Ribbon.
Have fun making your own Christmas Baker’s Box. I hope you have enjoyed see ing a variety of ways to use your Baker’s Box Thinlits!
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for Basic Baker’s Box instructions. 1. Cut your Baker’s Box Thinlit twice from Crumb Cake card stock cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold all score lines so each piece looks the same.
~You can stamp the Hardwood image in Chocolate Chip ink either before you cut out your Baker’s Box pieces or after you have cut it out. I did it after, but it would probably be easier if you stamped before you cut them out.
~Before. Ink up your Hardwood stamp and lay Rubber side up. Lay your card stock on top of the inked stamp. Use a Clear Stamp Block and rub it over all the card stock to transfer the ink. Remove card stock. Repeat with the second piece.
~After: Fold the side score lines and do one side at a time. Lay one folded side of your cut Baker’s Box piece on top of the inked stamp, as above and rub with a Clear Stamp Block. Repeat for the other side and the other cut piece. 2. Add your Tear & Tape to the side tabs and the bottom flaps.
~~Side Flaps (smaller): With the outside facing up, put Tear & Tape on the outside edge and the bottom on both pieces.
~~Front and Back Flaps (larger with V in the center. I leave this part flat):
~~~Front: Put Tear & Tape on the INSIDE of both sides of the V.
~~~Back: Put Tear & Tape on the OUTSIDE of both sides of the V. 3. Cut:
~Cut two Pine Cones from Chocolate Chip card stock. Angle the two Pine Cones together the way you want and attach them together with Glue Dots. Tie a bow with the Gold Baker’s Twine.
~Cut 2 small Pine Branches and 1 Medium Pine Branch from Garden Green card stock. 4. Assemble your Box: Attach the side Tabs. Now for the bottom flaps: sides first, then the Back Flap, and the Front Flap is last. 5. Decorate:
~Choose the front of your Box. Attach the Medium Pine Branch about 1″ above the center score line on the box front with a Glue Dot. Attach the other two Pine Branches on top of the first one with Glue Dots. Attach the Pine Cones with 2-3 Glue Dots on top of where the Pine Branches meet.
~Tie closed with Gold Ribbon.
Have fun making your own Fall Pine Branches Box. Come back Friday for a Christmas Version.
This week’s projects focus on the Baker’s Box Thinlits. Today it is decorated for Halloween, Wednesday is Fall, and Friday is Christmas. Hope you enjoy having fun making and decorating your own Baker’s Boxes!
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for Basic Baker’s Box instructions. 1. Cut your Baker’s Box Thinlit twice from Tip Top Taupe card stock cut at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold all score lines so each piece looks the same.
~Add your Tear & Tape to the side tabs and the bottom flaps.
~~Side Flaps (smaller): With the outside facing up, put Tear & Tape on the outside edge and the bottom on both pieces.
~~Front and Back Flaps (larger with V in the center. I leave this part flat):
~~~Front: Put Tear & Tape on the INSIDE of both sides of the V.
~~~Back: Put Tear & Tape on the OUTSIDE of both sides of the V. 2. Cut:
~Cut two Trees from Chocolate Chip card stock. The bottom and sides of the “ground” don’t cut. Cut them straight so the ground will wrap around the bottom of your box.
~Cut two large bats and two small bats from Basic Black card stock.
~Stamp two ghosts in Memento Black ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut them out with the coordinating Framelit. 3. Assemble your Box: Attach the side Tabs. Now for the bottom flaps: sides first, then the Back Flap, and the Front Flap is last. 4. Decorate:
~Choose the front of your Box. Glue the Tree to the center front wrapping the ground around to the left side. Cut it off at the right side, depending on how you cut the ground on your trees.
~Hold up your second tree so it shows about half the branches sticking out from the side. Add Glue to the half of the tree that will be glued to the Baker’s Box. Attach making sure the Glue is all on the box and the unglued branches are sticking out the side. Now attach and trim your ground around the bottom of the box.
~Glue on your ghosts and bats.
~Tie closed with Whisper White Baker’s Twine.
Have fun making your own Halloween Baker’s Box. Come back Wednesday for a Fall Version perfect for Guys and Nature Lovers.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Stamp your Happy Halloween in Tangerine Tango ink on Whisper White card stock. Cut out with your Paper Snips. 2. Stamp your Pumpkin group in Memento Black ink on Whisper White card stock. Color with your Pumpkin Pie Marker. Stamp a Pumpkin face on each pumpkin in Memento Black ink. Cut out with coordinating Framelit and Big Shot. 3. Attach to Petite Cafe Gift Bag with your favorite adhesive. 4. Fill with treats or gift. Fold top over twice and bend tabs to hold closed.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Rose Red card stock into two 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ pieces. Cut your two Baker’s Box pieces from the Rose Red card stock. Make sure and use one of the pieces to cut a ribbon hole in the top flaps. Assemble your box. Watch this Video if you need instructions. 2. Cut out four Swirly Scribbles circles from Pink Pirouette card stock. Glue one to each side of your Baker’s Box. 3. Cut a 2″ x 3″ Piece of Pink Pirouette. Punch the top with the Scallop Tag Topper punch and round the lower corners. Stamp your sentiment in Rose Red ink. Punch out a small Rose Red heart using the Owl Builder Punch and glue beside the word “Heart”. Fill with treats. Tie the tag to your Baker’s Box with the Silver Ribbon.
Have fun making a variety of colors of Baker’s Boxes!
TIPS: 1. Cut your Paper:
~12×12 Designer Series Paper at 6″ x 12″
~Card Stock at 6″ x 11″
~ Two 6″ x 6″ squares 2. If your paper has a design with a definite top and bottom, make sure to lay out your Thinlits on it before cutting into the 6″ x 12″ so your design will go the correct way on your bag. Same with stripes or a repeating pattern that you might want to have match at the side and back seam. 3. Some of the pieces in the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit set can be used to cut window holes in the front of your Mini Treat Bag so you can get a peek at the goodies inside. You can also use them to decorate the front of your bag.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put a strip of Tear & Tape around the center of your box outside. Attach your Ribbon so it starts and stops in the center front. Press along the Ribbon & tape to make sure they are stuck together. 2. Fold all score lines and Assemble your box:
~First: the side with the “U”
~Then the two sides
~Last-push the part that extends through the sides and the “U”. Flatten out.
~Close the lid. 3. Stamp a small round sentiment from the Amazing Birthday stamp set or a stamp of your choice. Punch out with the Circle Punch. Attach to a small Silver Doily with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Attach the Silver Doily to the front of your box (covering where the Ribbon ends meet) with Dimensionals. Yea, the sides and front are finished! 4. Put Tear & Tape along the sides of the box lid stopping about 1/4″ from each corner. Punch your Large Scallop Circle from Pink Pirouette card stock and center on the lid. Notice the box lid showing through on each corner. 5. Punch two Glimmer Paper Flowers using your Pansy Punch. Bend up the petals on the top flower. Attach the two flowers using Glue Dots. Attach the flowers to the Scallop Circle on the box lid. 6. Put 4 Glue Dots on each card board side of the Honeycomb Embellishment and attach to the center of your Glimmer Paper Flower. 7. Add a small gift or some treats and make someone happy!
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch This Video for detailed instructions on making a Fry Box.
1. Cut out your Fry Box from Thick Whisper White card stock. 2. Stamp the stripes using Real Red ink. 3. Punch the Hearts from Red Glimmer Paper using the Sweetheart punch for the large heart and the Itty Bitty Accents Heart Punch for the 3 small Hearts. Glue the Hearts to the Fry Box as shown. 4. Fill with a treat. You can also put treats in a Cellophane Bag and tie with a ribbon.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Make your Curvy Keepsake Box using Real Red card stock. Watch this Video for instructions. 2. Punch out 2 large Hearts and 1 small Heart from Silver Glimmer Paper. Glue the Large Hearts onto the Curvy Keepsake box on opposite sides. 3. Cut out one of the tags from the Curvy Keepsake Thinlits. Write “TO” and “FROM” on the back if desired. Glue your Small Heart onto this tag. Thread some Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine through one of the handles and tie a bow. Trim the ends as desired. 4. Fill with your treats and give away.
I have really enjoyed using the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlit and the coordinating stamp set, Bloomin’ Love. This detailed Bloomin’ Heart Thinlit is quick and easy when you use the Big Shot Die Brush and your Bone Folder.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Choose the green you want to cut with your Heart Thinlit. 2. Big Shot cutting sandwich: Magnetic OR Multipurpose Platform, Precision Base Plate, card stock, Thinlit with cutting side on card stock, FLAT cutting plate (this makes a huge difference!!). Run through your Big Shot at least once, twice if it didn’t cut all the way. If you can peel off around the Heart, then it cut all the way. If not, just stick down and run through again making sure everything is lined up properly. 3. Take your Thinlit and card stock and place them on the Big Shot Die Brush foam pad and firmly roll the Die Brush over the Heart Thinlit. You can run the Dir Brush over both sides if you need to. The goal is to get most of the excess card stock to separate from the rest of the card stock. When you get an edge so it peels up you can peel up the rest. If it is a little stubborn, you can slide your Bone Folder between the card stock and the Thinlit. This should separate the piece that you want from all the little pieces you don’t want. 4. Choose the ink color(s) for your Flowers. I used the solid ones from the stamp set. Pay attention to the little points on the stamps and put those so they face the same direction. These will help you line up the Flower Thinlits tabs so you can get the Thinlit lined up with the stamped image more quickly. You will need two large flowers and three small flowers. Stamp and cut out with your Big Shot. 5. Put Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of the flowers and on the back of the Heart in the flower area. Attach the Flowers to the Thinlit. 6. Cut your Designer Series Paper at 6″ x 12″. Make a Large Gift Bag. Watch This Video to show you how. Just make your score lines on the “L”. Punch holes on each line that is the side of the Back and Front. Skip the center pleat lines. Make sure and punch holes at both edges too. 7. Now attach your Heart Thinlit. You can hold a Clear E Block inside so you have a flat surface to press against while attaching your Heart. If you think ahead, you can do this when your bag is flat. The Bag Front has a pleated side on both sides. You score the Bag Back first. 8. Put in your treat or small gift now. 9. If you punched accurately, you can pinch your sides together and see all the way through the holes. This means you only have to thread your ribbon through holes on the left and then on the right (or reversed). If you are not so lucky, pinch the front half of the side together and thread the ribbon through, then the back half of the same side and thread the ribbon through. Repeat with the other side. 10. Pull your ribbon tight and tie a bow. Trim the ribbon ends. You can add a tag if you want. Your Bloon’ Heart Gift Bag is now ready to give to someone special.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut out and assemble the Baker’s Box. Watch this Video for more detailed cutting and assembly instructions. 2. Punch and cut out all the parts. Attach with Tombow Glue.
~Bird Builder Punch: 2 Crumb Cake Wings for Rudolph’s ears. Attach to the top front as shown.
~Tree Builder Punch: 2 Early Espresso Trees for antlers. Attach inside the top back positioned as shown.
~1/2″ Circle Punch: 2 Whisper White for Eyes.
~1/4″ Circle Punch: 2 Basic Black OR Early Espresso for Eyes. Glue both eye parts together and then attach to box.
~Nose options: Large Red Enamel Dot OR 1/4″ Red Circle. Attach just above fold.
~1/4″ x 10″ Red Glimmer Paper for collar. Attach just above the middle of the lower box. 3. Tie closed with 1/8″ Red Striped Ribbon.
Happy Christmas Gift Giving!
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