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Chocolate Tin Purse

I went Easter shopping at our local Christmas Tree Shop this weekend (I know, that seems a little bass ackwards…) and found these tins for $1.  I just KNEW that I could fit either peppermint patties or nuggets in them.  The nuggets fit the best.  Originally, it had a plastic insert with fudge in it.  Here are pics of the before and after!! 

BEFORE

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AFTER

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I used my crop-a-dile to punch holes for the handle and to make a ribbon hinge. 

March 24, 2008 Posted by | Alterables, Projects | Leave a comment

One Hole Bow Tutorial

Here is the much requested one-hole-bow tutorial!!  This was taught to my by my upline, Joanne Tofte, when I started stamping 3 years ago.  I’ve had many requests for this – and had the day off from school – so here you go!  Let me know what you think!

Step 1 – Punch an 1/8″ hole where you want it to go.punch-hole.jpg 

Step 2- Poke your ribbon through the hole from underneath.1-tail.jpg

Step 3 – Wrap your ribbon up, over, and back underneath your cardstock. Poke your ribbon up through the same hole that you did before.

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Step 4 – Split the tails with the wrapped section of ribbon.split-tails.jpg 

Step 5 – Tie a half knot, the “top” ribbon goes over the “bottom” ribbon when tying.tie-step-11.jpg

Step 6 – Pull tight and trim tails.  VOILA!!! finished.jpg

March 24, 2008 Posted by | Tutorials, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Wish Card

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I recently saw a card in Paper Crafts magazine, and I just had to reproduce it.  There was no template, so I came up with one on my own.  If you pull on the sides, it opens up to reveal money (or whatever you put in it).   I used Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White (for the mechanism) and Berry Bliss paper.  I also used the faux tile technique and sponged in Pretty in Pink.  All stamping is done with “One of a Kind”. I have had many requests for a tutorial, so keep your eyes peeled!  

March 4, 2008 Posted by | Funky Folds, Projects | 4 Comments

Sweet Little Box

Sweet Little One Box

Sale-a-Bration is almost over, and my how time has flown!  I was inspired to make this box, and mimic the one that is on the SAB catalog cover.  My sister is having a baby and I this is what I wrapped her first presents in.  The stars were all punched out using the small star punch. 

March 4, 2008 Posted by | Projects | Leave a comment