Thursday, July 26, 2012

Make a Fabric Rose

Thought you might enjoy seeing this video by Cindee

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Convention Highlights 2012

Just want to share the convention  highlights with you hope you can join my Lucky Ladies group and plan on attending next year with us. It will be the 25th year of Stampin' up!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Free Gable Box Design made by ME

I have designed a Gable box from the same scoring and dimensions of the Tea for Two template. You just cut it a little differently and don't cut any pieces off. Start with a 12 X 12 piece of sturdy DSP or Cardstock. Cut off 3.5 inches so you have a 8.5 x 12 piece.
On the short side score at 2.5 inches and again at 6 inches with your simply scored from Stampin' UP!
Turn paper and score on the long side 1.25", 2.5",5",7",9.5" and 10.75"

Cut into the middle scores at 5 and 7"up to the 2.5" score on one side and then 6" score on the other side. Then go to the outer edges and score up to the 2.5" score on the 2.5 and 6" score lines then go to the other side and cut back to the 9.5" score line at both 2.5" and 6" score lines.

Clear as mud right?? how about a picture

you can take your oval punch and punch into the middle rectangle on each end this will be your handles so make sure you go far enough in up to the edge of the first score line is good.

Then you are going to fold and crease the squares next to the middle cuts outward toward the handle section. Do all 4 squares.
Here is another picture for you.

At this point you are going to reinforce your folds in the middle and flip up those flaps and you will roll each side towards the middle. It will be kind of fuddlely (is that a word?) but you can do it.
Here is another pic

The two flaps should fit together and fold them at their first score from the edges and tip downward inside the box the other score will lie flat across the top area and the handle piece gets tied with the ribbon. If you wish you could glue those top side pieces together you can but I never even have to use adhesive with mine.
Hope you enjoy this fun project. Here are a few more pictures

Stampin' UP! Convention WOOT WOOT

We are having a ton of fun here at  Stampin' UP! convention.  I hope you will take advantage of a deal coming in August and join my Lucky Ladies Team and come to convention with me next year! Those who join my team in August not only get $125 worth of merchandise for $99 but get free business supplies including catalogs and order forms and such but also earn a stylish Frame that you can decorate your own way. I will also sweeten the pot and throw in a pack of DSP paper of  your choice (regularly 9.95) and a pack of In Color Markers.  Don't delay This offer ends August 30th.
It is easy to sign up just pop over to my website.

My recruits also attend my Rexall Ladies night for free where we make 2 cards or a project, have a delightful meal and socialize with some special ladies.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Origami Earrings

Just wanted to show off my origami earrings I created.  This is from the Comfort Cafe collection of DSP from Stampin Up! I made a pair for my downline and a special Friend.  Hope you like them.

here is how I learned to do them...  Utube by karen

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Origami Box and Bow video

I taught this box in my recent classes and they wanted a video tutorial and this is the best one out there.  Hope  you enjoy and this is a fellow demonstrator Liz Holloway so I thank her for doing the video.

GW here is the bottom measurements.  I am not sure what happened to the end of the video and I am not set up to do video but here are Liz's measurements for the bottom

Cut paper at 5 3/4 x 5 3/4  Score on the diagonal score at 1 3/8 2 7/8 and 4 3/8 dont forget to remove the plate and score from  2 7/8 down the small diamond from top to bottom of diamond on all 4 sides
 the insert measures 1 7/8.