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!
I loved this Christmas Angel when I first saw it in the catalog! Here is my first card using the Wonder of Christmas stamp set. SUPPLIES: Stamps: Wonder of Christmas Wood #142136, Clear #142139 Ink: Memento Black Markers” Soft Sky
Crumb Cake or other color for hair Card Stock: Whisper White
Emerald Envy Adhesive: Fast Fuse or SNAIL
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Whisper White card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″. 2. Stamp your Angel, Stars, and words on your Whisper White card stock. 3. Color with your Markers:
~Stars: Daffodil Delight
~Angel: Soft Sky. I used this as a shading color around the edges of the wing feathers, dress, and banner.
~Wreath in Hair-Emerald Envy
~Hair-Crumb Cake or color of your choice.
~Wreath in Hair-Emerald Envy 4. Cut your Emerald Envy card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. Attach your stamped and colored Whisper White to the card front. 5. Stamp the Stars on your Envelope Flap and color them if desired.
Have fun making YOUR OWN Wonder of Christmas Angel card!
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Stamp your Sleigh with VersaMark ink on Real Red card stock. Lay your card stock on the printer paper and cover well with the Real Red Glitter embossing powder. Remove excess from your card stock and melt with your heat tool. Put excess embossing powder back into jar. Fold and throw away your printer paper to prevent glitter from going everywhere. Repeat this process for your Tree using Emerald Envy card stock, VersaMark ink, and Emerald Envy Glitter embossing powder.
NOTE: When using Glitter Embossing Powder with the Heat Tool: make sure it all gets melted by holding under a good light and angling your card stock so you can see when the embossing powder flattens out. It will also change color slightly. After it cools a bit rub your finger over it to make sure it is all smooth and melted. If there is any part that feels powdery still, melt that part with your Heat Tool. 2. Stamp your Reindeer on Crumb Cake card stock with Early Espresso ink. 3. Cut your Sleigh, Tree, and Reindeer out with the coordinating dies and your Big Shot. The Sleigh and Reindeer need to be lined up exactly. Use a Post-it Note to hold them in place if necessary. 4. Cut your Whisper White card stock at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Run through your Big Shot with the Softly Falling embossing folder making sure to get the heavier snow in the position you want. Glue to your 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Thick Whisper White card base which you have SCORED and folded at 4-1/4″. 5. Lay out your sleigh, reindeer, and tree in the positions you want them.
~Glue the Tree on first.
~Tie a bow as shown on the Sleigh leaving the Twine on the left about 2-1/2″ long so you can attach it behind the Reindeer.
~Then glue the sleigh in place covering up the tree properly.
~Tie a bow around the Reindeer’s neck. I put a bit of SNAIL on the back of his neck to keep it in place. Put Glue on the back of your Reindeer and position on your card front making sure to attach the Baker’s Twine so he can pull the Sleigh.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ SCORE and Fold at 4-1/4″. Thick Whisper White really does need to be scored before folding. 2. Cut your Whisper White card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Stamp your greeting in Real Red ink. Run through your Big Shot with the Softly Falling embossing folder. Use Tombow Glue to attach to your card front. 3. Stamp your image with Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch. 4. Choose the desired size Framelit and cut from Red Glimmer Paper. Attach the punched image to the Glimmer Paper with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Attach these layers to your card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cur your Gold Glimmer Paper at 1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Attach to card base about 1/8″ from fold. 3. Cut your Christmas Tree Paper 2-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Attach over the Gold Glimmer Paper letting at least 1/8″ of the Gold Glimmer Paper show. 4. Stamp your Sentiment in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch. Stamp the Swirly lines in Garden Green ink. 5. Choose the Lots of Label Framelit in the size you want and cut it out with Garden Green card stock. Attach the Punched Circle to the Label with Dimensionals. Attach these layers to the card base with Dimensionals. 6. Add a Green Enamel Dot to the upper right corner if desired. 7. If desired, you can add a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock to the inside so your writing will show up better.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Cherry Cobbler layer at 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″. Cut your Patterned Paper at 3″ x 4″. Attach together with Fast Fuse. 3. Cut your Gold Glimmer Paper at 1″ x 4″. Position Glimmer Paper and your Cherry Cobbler and Patterned Paper layers where you want them. Attach the Gold Glimmer Paper first, then the Patterned Paper layers. 4. Punch a Cherry Cobbler Scallop Circle. 5. Stamp your greeting twice: once in Real Red, once in Mossy Meadow. Cut the Mossy Meadow Wishing You Banner out with Paper Snips. Punch out the Real Red greeting with the 2″ Circle Punch. Attach the hand cut banner with Dimensionals over the banner on the greeting. Attach to the Scallop Circle with Dimensionals. Attach to your card front with Dimensionals. 6. (Optional) Add Red Enamel Dots to the corners.
My friend, Deborah, has been busy and shared a few Christmas projects with me. Two Christmas Fry Boxes-an Elf and Santa Claus, and a Snowman. I will give you the basic supply list. ELF BOX SUPPLIES Big Shot: Fry Box Bigz L Die #132966 Chevron Embossing Folder #127749
Top Note Bigz Die (retired)
Labels Framelits (Retired) Punches: Scallop Circle and smaller Circle (I am not sure what sizes-My guess would be at least 1-3/4″ for the Scallop Circle)
Petite Curly Label (retired)
1/2″ Circle for the end of the boot Tips: 1. The legs are about 1″ x 3-3/4″ long and go all the way to the bottom of the Fry Box. 2. Cover where the Top Note Boot meets the legs with a scallop circle decoration. 3. If you are putting something heavy in your Fry Box put tape on both side edges. 4. Cut just the front of the Fry Box and run it through your Chevron Embossing Folder. 5. The Black 1/2″ belt only goes on the front and both sides. 6. The Silver belt buckle is 1-1/8″ high x 1-1/4″ wide. 7. The sentiment was typed on the computer, printed on card stock, the cut out with Framelits. Layer the next larger Framelit under it and tie it to your treat. Have yourelf a merry little Christmas
SNOWMAN TAG OR ORNAMENT SUPPLIES: Big Shot:Circle Framelits #130911 Punches: retired Snowflake punch for arms (I don’t remember the name) Maybe use the Tree Builder Punch
1/4″ circles for eyes (she used Black Rhinestones)
1/16″ for thread to go through Tips: 1. The circle diameters are: 1-3/8″, 2-1/2″, 3-1/4″. You can use either the Circle Punches or the Circle Framelits to make your circles. 2. Sponge around the edges with either dark gray or black. 3. Attach the circles together with Dimensionals. 4. Hand cut the nose. Tie a bow and attach it with Glue Dots.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score & Fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Black patterned paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″. 3. Cut your Gold patterned paper at 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″. Attach to Black Patterned Paper. Set aside. 4. Stamp your greeting on Whisper White card stock in Real Red ink. Cut out with …… 5. Cut your ornament Framelit from Gold Glimmer Paper. 6. Cut your patterned Ornament from Red Foil Paper. Use the following sandwich:
~Bottom: Magnetic OR Multi-purpose Platform.
~Precision Plate OR Flat cutting plate
~Red Foil Paper
~Folded Printer Paper to prevent marks from your cutting plate transferring to your Foil Paper,
~Top Flat cutting plate. You need Flat cutting plates so the Thinlit cuts all the detailed cuts out well.
Use your Bone Folder or the NEW (January 2016) Big Shot Die Brush to remove all the small pieces. (Use both the Bone Folder and the Die Brush on the BACK of the Foil Paper so you don’t leave marks!!) 7. Glue the Ornament pieces together using either Tombow Glue OR the Fine-Tipped Glue Pen. 8. Lay out the Ornament and the greeting on the patterned paper layers. Attach in place with Dimensionals.
~Put Fast Fuse OR two Glue Dots on the top of the Ornament. Attach your Gold Satin Ribbon to the Ornament and then attach the other end of the Ribbon to the back of the Patterned Papers with Fast Fuse.
~Attach the Patterned Papers to the card base with Fast Fuse.
~Tie a Gold Satin Ribbon bow and attach it to the top of the Ornament with several Glue Dots. 9. You now have an exquisite Christmas card to give to a really special someone!
INSTRUCTIONS 1. Cut your Real Red card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Very Vanilla card stock at 3-3/4″ x 5″. Stamp your greeting in Real Red ink. Attach to card base. 3. Cut your Green patterned paper at 2″ x 5-1/2″. Add the 1-1/4″ Ribbon to the front of the Green Patterned paper attaching the ribbon with Fast Fuse to the back of the Green patterned paper. Now attach it to your card base just above your greeting. 4. Use the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch to punch the Poinsettia from your patterned paper. Use the desired size of Circle Framelit to cut a Mossy Meadow Circle just larger than your 2-1/2″ Poinsettia. Attach your Poinsettia and Mossy Meadow circle together with Fast Fuse. Attach the layered Circles to your card front with Dimensionals. Add an Iced Rhinestone or other embellishment to the center of your Poinsettia. 5. You now have another Christmas Card to give.
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.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cur your Gold Glimmer Paper at 1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Attach to card base about 1/8″ from fold. 3. Cut your Striped Paper 3 stripes wide if using the same paper OR cut it at 2-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Attach over the Gold Glimmer Paper letting at least 1/8″ of the Gold Glimmer Paper showing. 4. Stamp your Sentiment in Real Red ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch. Stamp the Swirly lines in Garden Green ink. 5. Choose the Lots of Label Framelit in the size you want and cut it out with Garden Green card stock. Attach the Punched Circle to the Label with Dimensionals. Attach these layers to the card base with Dimensionals. 6. If desired, you can add a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock to the inside so your writing will show up better.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. You really should score the Thick card stock before you fold it. 2. Cut your Real Red card stock at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Attach to card base. 3. Cut your Santa paper at 2-1/2″ x 5-1/4. Cut your Pool Party card stock at 1″ x 4-3/4″. Cut your Whisper White card stock at 1/2″ x 4″. Stamp on it with Real Red ink. Attach the stamped Whisper White to the Pool Party with Dimensionals. Attach the Button with Glue Dots. Tie a bow from the striped ribbon and attach to the button with Glue Dots. Arrange the layered papers and the Santa paper and attach to the Real Red card stock. 4. Add the finishing touch of two White Enamel Dots to the top corners of the Real Red card stock. 5. You now have another Christmas card to send.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut two Square Pillowboxes from Thick Whisper White card stock. I just fold a sheet of card stock in half and cut both at the same time. Assemble your Square Pillowbox. Watch this Video if you need instructions on cutting and basic assembly. 2.Punching and Cutting:
~Eyes. Two Basic Black 3/4″ Circles Punch
~Mouth: Five Basic Black 1/2″ Circles Punch
~Flower: Real Red Petite Petal Punch
~Nose: Free hand cut. The center edge is 1-1/4″ and the point is 2-1/4″ but 2″ would have been better.
~Hat Brim: 1″ x 5″
~Hat Top: 2-1/4″ x 3″ 3. Assembly:
~Glue the Hat Brim to the Hat Top overlapping about 1/2″ or so. Round the top two corners of the Hat Top with your Corner Punch. Add the Flower and the Iced Rhinestone to the side of the Hat as shown.
~Position the eyes and mouth circles and the “nose” where you want them. Glue in place. Use either a Chalk Marker OR Signo White Gel Pen to make the marks on the eyes. 4.Fill with either treats or a gift.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Mossy Meadow card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cur your Pinecone Paper at either: 3-3/4″ x 5″ OR 4″ x 5-1/4″. Place your Gold Satin Ribbon so there is 1″ of Pinecone Paper showing under the ribbon. Attach the Ribbon with either Fast Fuse or Glue Dots to the back of the Pinecone Paper. 3. Punch a Decorative Label Punch from Mossy Meadow card stock. Stamp Merry Christmas on Whisper White card stock and then punch out with the Washi Label Punch. Attach to the Decorative Label with Dimensionals. Attach Decorative Label over Gold Ribbon with Dimensionals. 4. CAREFULLY, as they are easily broken, lift out 1 large and 2 small Wood Snowflakes OR just 1 Snowflake. Lay in the position you want them. Attach a Glue Dot to the center back of each snowflake and attach to card front. 5. Optional: Add Iced Rhinestones to the Label and/or the center of a snowflake and/or the corner of the card.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Early Espresso card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Reindeer paper at 3″ high (top & bottom) x 4″ wide at sides making sure the deer are upright. Attach to card base with Fast Fuse. 3. Cut your Real Red Banner at 1″ x 4-1/4″. Punch ends with Triple Banner Punch OR just cut out notches with scissors. Attach above Reindeer Paper with Fast Fuse. 4. Stamp A Very Merry Everything in Real Red Ink on Whisper White card stock. Punch out with the Note Tag Punch. Put Dimensionals on the back and attach to card. Add a Star button to the top with Glue Dots. 5. Add 3 large Real Red Enamel Dots to the top of the card. Add a small Real Red Enamel Dot to a Reindeer’s Nose to turn him into Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Thick Whisper White card stock at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Gold Foil Sheet at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Attach to card base. 3. Cut your Winter Wonderland Designer Series Paper at 4″ x 5-1/4″. Attach to card front. 4. Stamp your Shepherds on Vellum with VersaMark. Add Gold Embossing Powder. Remove excess. Melt with Heat Tool. Cut out your Vellum with the desired size Oval Framelit. NOTE: Cover your Vellum and Framelit with a sheet of printer paper, then add the top cutting plate. This will prevent damage to your embossed image. 5. Attach Glue Dots to your Vellum behind the Star, Shepherds, and sheep. I used 7 or 8 Glue Dots and they seem to hold the Vellum securely. 6. Add an Iced Rhinestone to the Star. 7. You now have an elegant Gold Christmas Card for someone special.
My friend Deborah made these Christmas Tags for me as a Thank You. Use these ideas as a starting point to creating some Christmas Tags of your own. She used Stamps and ink, the Oh What Fun stamp set, Punches, Her Big Shot and some Framelits, stickers, silver embossing powder, gold cord, Baker’s Twine, Ribbons, and Rhinestones. So grab some supplies and a Christmas movie and have fun making some Christmas Tags! She used the retired Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Punch.
She used the Oh What Fun stamp set and the retired Snowflake punch.
She used the Bird Builder Punch, the Corner Rounder Punch, and the Merry Everything stamp set.
She used the Oh What Fun stamp set, the retired Labels Framelits, and a circle punch.
If you don’t want to come up with the ideas yourself, just get the Oh What Fun Project Kit and Stamp Set. If you buy them from me I will send you the Tutorial FREE. OR you can buy the Tutorial HERE.
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card base at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″. 2. Cut your Cherry Cobbler card front at 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″. Emboss with your Big Shot and the Brick Wall embossing folder. Glue to card base. 3. Cut the Noel from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper. It is helpful to put Parchment Paper or Wax Paper between the card stock and Thinlit before you cut it out. 4. Stamp your Wreath. Pay attention to where the “Lining Up Tabs” are and try to get them in the same place for each stamp. Choose the green inks you want. Cut out with the coordinating Framelits. Yes, you can use both Framelits at the same time. Add Dimensionals to the back of the Wreath. 5. Position the Noel and Wreath where you want them on your card front. Attach the Wreath with Dimensionals. Attach the Noel with Tombow Glue. Just use a very thin line of Tombow Glue. 6. Tie a bow with the Glitter Ribbon. Attach it to the Wreath with several Glue Dots. 7. You have now finished another Christmas card! Congratulations!
Here is a video showing you the basic steps in making a Mini Treat Bag. There are also five differently embellished Mini Treat Bags to show you some of the variety you can get using this one Thinlit set. Have fun creating your own Mini Treat Bags!
This video is 6 minutes and 38 seconds.
Note: I was trying to add links to my video at the end. I hope to figure out what I need to do soon and change it.
BASIC SUPPLIES Big Shot & Mini Treat Bag Thinlits #137547 Tear & Tape Adhesive OR Fast Fuse