Monday, February 18, 2019

World of Beauty Mexico Note Pad

Made this project for a birthday present. Bright card stock colors really bring out the festive feeling. All papers from my stash. Cut file is from Treasure Box Designs - World Beauty Mexico. Maracas cut file from Scrapping Bug Designs - Cinco de Mayo. Used the Silhouette to cut the images.  Note pad is pre-made.  Blank note pad can be purchased from the Dollar Tree. Dies used: La-la Land Crafts: Flag Banner, Scalloped Rectangles.  Finished project size: 6-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 7/8".
Here's a closer look at World Beauty Mexico: She os popped with foam tape.
Right side view with pencil holder:
Orange decorative ribbon is tied around the spine:
Cover inside:  Part of the die cut banner (left over from the front), a sombrero and maracas.
Another view:
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Monday, February 11, 2019

Kyoto Cutie Note Pad

This project was made for a birthday gift.  Papers are Gold, Washi, Red and Black card stock are from my stash. Image: using the Silhouette: Kyoto Cuties cut file (retired).  Dies used: Letterset: Scalloped Nesting Rectangles and Ali Express: Lanterns, Knotted tassle, Decorative Shape, Kanji Happy Birthday Words.  Note Pad holder is pre-made. Blank Note pads can be purchased from the Dollar Tree.
Finished size:  6-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 7/8".
The die cut tassel in gold with a black shadow in back.
The Kyoto Cutie: She is popped with foam squares.  Pink chalk cheeks on her face.
Side view:
Inside cover: a Post-it Note is adhered with the die cut Kanji words: Happy Birthday and a string of lanterns across the top.
Laturns are die cut twice: in black card stock, then off set with gold card stock.
A closer look at the Kanji words " Happy Birthday" die cut twice: in black, then Gold card stock. Adhere to the top of the stack of post-it notes.
Right side of the note pad is a place for the pen. Holder is made using 5/8" wide black grosgrain ribbon secured underneath the paper pad.
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Monday, February 4, 2019

Paris Trip Tag Mini Book

Made another mini tag book. This one was for a friend who recently made a trip to Paris. Used the Cricut Cartridge Destinations! Yay! It sits on the front cover.  A white gel pen highlights the tower. All papers are from my stash.  Finished book size is approximately 5-1/2" x 3-3/4" x 1-1/2".
Spine and back:
Stampingbella Uptown Girl Melinda has a Map rubber stamp. Pop with foam squares.
Copic colors:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Skin: E000,  E00, E11
Map: E41, E43
Shirt:G43, G46, G94
Camera: C2, C4, C6, C9
Pant: B95, B97, B99
Bag: E33, E35, E57
Shoe: E41, E43 
 
Words are cut using Ariel Font cut using the Silhouette. Mat is using Kraft card stock. Popped with foam squares and highlighted using a white gel pen (photo bottom has a upload issue).
Inside cover has the year of travel. A photo can be slipped underneath the numbers. Stitched Scalloped Rectangle die from La-la  Land Crafts used with decorative paper inside mat. On the right side (first page), the Curved Pocket die used with decorative paper mat.  The smaller size Stitched Tag fits into the pocket.
Turn the first page to reveal a pull out on the left side (photo had uploading issues):
Right side also flips outward:
Backside: right side is a pull out:
The pullout revealed:
Backside of pullout has the same decorative paper:
This is the center of the book:  Both pages flip down.
Center pages flipped down to reveal traveling decorative paper on all four sections
On the backside of the center pages: left side is a decorative mat.  A Curved Pocket is die cut twice, then inserted into the spine. The Curved Pocket holds a Stitched Tag.
Behind the Curved Pocket page is a page that flips outwards.
Another page:
Last page: Decorative paper on  the left side.  Back cover has a Curved Pocket with Stitched Tag which sits on top of the solid color Stitched Scallop Rectangle.
Back of mini tag book: this tag is part of the dies included in the Curved Pocket die set.
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Monday, January 28, 2019

Maui Tag Mini Book

First, I need to apologize for the poor partial photo - for some reason, uploading the photo had a glitch so some photos have a partial image.

Made this small compact tag mini book for a friend who frequents Maui.  All papers used are from my stash (and some used are "old".) Front cover has a popped layered rectangle 3-1/4" x 4-1/4" triple mat. 
Martha Stewart Grass Punch used along the bottom front. La-la Land Crafts dies: Scalloped  Rectangles, Curved Pocket Die, Large Stitched Tags Die
Sizzix Thinlits Tropical dies.  The palm tree is die cut, then dry embossed using the Cuttlebug dot folder. Finished book size is approximately 5-1/2" x 3-3/4" x 1-1/2".
My Favorite Things Polynesian Paradise popped Image
Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Skin: E00, E01, E01, R11, R20, R21
Flower and Top: R81, R83, R85
Skirt:  G14, G24, G29
Popped Maui words are cut using the Ariel font and Silhouette machine.  Paper used for the words is a "sand" decorative paper with Kraft paper card stock mat.
Inside cover:  Stitched Scalloped Rectangle die from La-la  Land Crafts used with decorative paper inside mat. On the right side (first page), the Curved Pocket die used with decorative paper mat.  The smaller size Stitched Tag fits into the pocket.
On this page: left side is an sandy mat. Right side is the continued strip of the decorative paper. 
Right side pulls outward to show the whole sand scene.
On the back side of the sand scene is a sea horizon scene (photo cropped out due to uploading issues). Page also pulls outward.
Here is the page fully opened:
On the back side off the water scene is another water scene:
This is the center of the book:  Both pages flip down.
Center pages flipped down to reveal seashell decorative paper on all four sections (had to cut out the bad photo area so the total 4 pages are not seen here).
On the backside of the center pages: left side is a decorative mat.  A Curved Pocket is die cut twice, then inserted into the spine. The Curved Pocket holds a Stitched Tag.
Behind the Curved Pocket page is a page that flips outwards.
Here is the page flipped outwards:
Backside:
Last page: Decorative paper on the left side.  Back cover has a Curved Pocket with Stitched Tag which sits on top of the solid color Stitched Scallop Rectangle.
Back of mini tag book: this tag is part of the dies included in the Curved Pocket die set.
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Monday, January 21, 2019

Dandelion Arigato Tea Light

Made this for a friend for the holidays but it can be used as a decor for anytime of the year.  It was shipped flat, assembly was simple. There are 3 tea lights: two solid color and one made from decorative paper.  The tea light is a cut file from the Silhouette on line store. Dandelion Rubber Stamp Set used : Arigato CL-20
Solid papers from Core-dinationsDecorative paper: My Little Shoebox (retired). Dies used: La-la Land Crafts Small Cherry Blossoms die. Lanterns Die: Source unknown. Memory Box Grove Branch die. Tea Light finished size is 4-1/2" x 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" Each tea light has two Stamped and colored images. Adhesive pearls are added to the center of the cherry blossoms.
Coloring using Copics:
Face: E02, R21
Neck trim and waist: R85, R49
Dress: paper pieced using Washi paper scraps. Stamped, then cut out.
There are die cut lanterns on two sides of the tea light. Each lantern is lightly sponged.
Over head view shows the inside covered with Vellum Card Stock from my stash.  The sides were not adhered so this project can be shipped flat.
Here's a closer view of the decorative paper tea light.
View of the lantern side of the tea light:
Tea light flat, ready to be shipped:
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