Monday, April 16, 2018

Sea Maiden Treasure/Keepsake Box with Authentique

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Authentique Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.


Hi Authentique Fans!!! I am ready for some summer fun! Who doesn't love having a sweet Keepsake Box to place all your favorite "treasures" in! Authentique Sea Maiden Collection is the perfect summer/beach/vacation to create one.


Sea Maiden Cover


Begin with a cigar box or other box large enough to place your "treasures" in.


Cove outside of box with pattern paper; borders and scallop borders. Add metal legs.


Place "Wild, Beautiful & Free" Sticker on Kraft paper; fussy cut around sticker. Add to front of box.


Add sentiment and flag stickers to Kraft paper; fussy cut around stickers.  Add sentiment to top of box with paper doilies. Add flags to top with pop dots.


Twist and turn twine over top of flags.


Add twine bows.


Place metal knob and flowers to top of box.


Finish top of Treasure/Keepsake box with flowers, bow and more twine.


Adhere Sea Maiden paper to inside of box.


Place an Epherema Card on pattern paper along add to inside cover of box along with a sticker.


Finish inside cover with scallop and border strip.


Fill inside with some of your favorite items....here is what I am placing in mine so I will be ready for summertime fun....


Inside


Tranquility Travel Journal 


Cover with Sea Maiden pattern papers, borders, paper doily matted Epherema Card and stickers.


 Finish cover with wrapped bow and matted sticker.


Photo Cards


Cut 6" x 8 1/2" Sea Maiden pattern paper to create Photo Cards. Add photo mats, flags and sticker to decorate them.


Create hidden pockets to place more tags and photo card in.


I hope you are inspired to create a Sea Maiden Treasure/Keepsake Box for your Summertime for or may recreate using one of Authentique other fabulous collection! It  would be fun for any holiday, event or celebration. Hugs Pam

Supplies:
Sea Maiden Sea Maiden 12 x 12 Paper Pad Collection
Cigar Box
Travel Journal
Kraft Card Stock
Paper Doily
Metal Legs and Door Knob
Scallop Border Punch
Flowers
Ribbon and Twine
Xyron Creative Station
Pop Dots



Thursday, April 12, 2018

Raining Cats and Dogs Quick and Easy Cards with Graphic 45


 Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Graphic 45 Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.


“Hi Graphic 45 Fans, I am excited to share how to create a few quick and easy cards using Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Deluxe Collection Edition…. remember any of the Graphic 45 Collections would work perfectly to recreate these cards. So, grab a paper doily, some adhesive, twine, your favorite border punch and flower to make some quick and easy card.” 

Add pattern paper to card base along with paper doily, banner, border strip and clear gemstones. Place sticker image on front of card with pop dots.



Add flowers and twine bows to font of card.


Mix different color twines to create bows creates interest to projects.



Add “Lucky Dog” Chipboard to front of card.


Add pattern paper to card base along with Epherema Card to front with pop dots.


Add pattern paper to card base along with Epherema Card to front with pop dots.


Add crochet flower to front of card.


 Add twine bows.



Stamp sentiment on chipboard with black ink. Add to front of card with pop dots.
Supplies:
Graphic 45 Raining Cats and Dogs Deluxe Collection Edition
2 - 5" x 6 1/2" Card Base
Paper Doily
Clear Gemstones
May Arts Twine
Xyron Adhesive
Border Punch
Flowers
Crochet Flower
Brads
Black Ink

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Party Card and Favors with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

 Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration  Design Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.


Welcome Eileen Hull Fans!!! It is week two of April Showers Party theme using Eileen Hull Dies from Sizzix. I hope you enjoyed last week inspiring projects from the Inspiration Team. 



I created a  "Party" Invitation Card using Eileen's Trinket Box, Spring Flowers & Leaves,  and Bird Die using Graphic 45 Café Parisian Collection.


Layer pattern paper to card base along with prepared Trinket Box lid to top. Create flowers and add to card along with twine bows.


Cut letters from Homemade Alphabet; add to front of card.


Add bird to top of card along with a few more flowers and leaves. 



To finish your party card add a small chipboard piece to front.


Candy Cup Party Favor


Die cut Candy Cup from Matboard, cover with pattern paper. Add flowers to front of candy cup.


Cover small dowel with pattern paper; add small chipboard embellishments along with flower to top.
Fill with candy!


Flower Pocket Party Favor


Die cut Flower Pocket Die from mat board; cover with pattern paper. Add Hydrangea flowers to box.


Place chipboard to front along with a flower and leaves.


Fill with your favorite cookies.


Tie top with twine.


Add flower to top. I hope you are inspired to create some fun "Party" Cards and Favor Boxes. I also added the link to last weeks post incase you missed it. Enjoy! Pam



Supplies:
Hole Punch
Antique Brads
Tweezer