Monday, September 27, 2010

Milk Carton Tote

I saw this the other day and just had to make it. I'm so loving my milk carton die, and now it looks even awesome r in a tote.Thank you Kristy Brown for enabling me. Its also on page 33 on the 2010-2011 idea book and catalogue, i just change it up a bit. All items in the catalogue.

Supply List

  • Big shot die cutting machine #113439
  • mini milk carton die #117310
  • scallop trim border punch #118402
  • large oval punch #119855
  • boho blossom punch #119858
  • 1" circle punch #119868
  • season of joy stamp set #113023
  • hemp twine #100982
  • old olive card stock #106576  ink pad #102277
  • cheery cobbler card stock #121681 ink pad #119669
  • crumb cake card stock #121685
  • choc chip card stock # 108599
  • jolly holiday designer series paper #117159
  • Silver brads #104336
  • old olive 5/8" satin ribbon #117292
To make the tote

Cut card stock to 6" x 6" and score at 1 1/4" on all sides. cut score marks on one side of each corner to fold into make box. For the handle cut an A4  sheet of card stock at 3 3/8" , score half way and fold. score the bottom of both ends at 1 1/4" to make the stand. tape together and punch out the handle with the oval punch.
To assemble i added the milk cartons to mark out where to glue stand exactly. Then decorated the edge with the scallop trim border punch and added some ribbon.

    Owl post it note holder and matching bookmark

    Here is a matching set that  i made the other day. The inside of the book holds one pack of 100 post it notes.

    Instructions to make the holder 
    choc chip cardstock cut at 3 1/4" x 7" and scored at 3 1/4" and 6 1/2" fold with bone folder and add post it notes and decorate.

    Owl Book Marks

    How awesome is the owl punch!! Just love it!!Had a bit of a play around with it and the bird punch and you change the owl up a bit. The bird punch wing makes good owl wings, and the branch is good for him to perch up on.

    Supply List ( 2010-2011 Stampin up idea book & catalogue)
    • Two-step owl punch #118074
    • Two-step bird punch #117191
    • Confetti stamp set #120465
    • Jumbo paperclips (big w)
    • 2 way glue #100425

    Choc Coin Monsters

    These cute little monsters are so fun and easy to make. I first came across these at expo last year at the Stampin' Up stall.

    Supply List
    • Scallop circle punch #119854
    • word window punch #119857
    • 1" circle punch #119868
    • 3/4" circle punch #119873
    • make a monster stamp set #120606
    • jet black staz on ink pad #101406
    • uni-ball white gel pen #105021
    To get the scallop circle into the shape for head you have to punch it out once then tape it to a piece of scrap paper and punch again in the middle of the scallop. And for the feet just cut the word window in half. Glue together and stamp mouth and doodle with the gel pen. see easy peasy.

    Friday, September 10, 2010

    My first Workshop

    Ok it was so very last minute but on Wednesday  about 1pm i decided to jump right into it and host my very first workshop this sat arvo. Amazingly my family and friends were mostly available to attend, so fingers crossed it goes of well and i don't have a panic attack and die,lol.
    I'm using the stamp sets that i got in my starter kit, season of joy, flight of the butterfly and make a monster. Im so happy with these sets and had a lot of fun making the cards for the workshop. I also made a few samples and plan on making a few more later tonight. Here is the pics of the cards we will be making plus as there will be a few kids present  i designed a simple bookmark for them to make.

    made using the flight of the butterfly stamp set on page 88 of the idea book & catalogue 2010-11
    made using Season of joy stamp set on page 20 ( i cased this from splitcoaststampers)
    sorry photo bit crooked lol. Bookmark made using make a monster stamp set on page 62
    Some samples to showcase Season of joy stamp set

    Yay!! starter kit arrived

    look at all the goodies!!

    So awesome, starter kit plus bonus in-colour kit

    Let me just say it was like Christmas morning when i got this from the post office on Wednesday morning. The box was so huge and weighed about  7kg!! I could barely manage to get the box in the But just look at all those awesome products, so extra excited because as a bonus of joining up from 1st September till 15th October  2010 you also get the in-colour kit worth $84.90 for free!!!

    bonus in-colour kit-that’s 5 Classic
    Stampin’ Pads™, 5 Stampin’ Write™ Markers, and pack of 20 A4 card stock 4 of each colour.

    So if that got you excited and your interested in joining up now, feel free to contact me for more info and to get the forms you need to sign up to get this awesome starter kit. You can also choose, if you want (i did)  which stamp sets,ink pads and card stock you want in the kit, to suit your own personal taste. Email me at

    Over $515 worth for only $289 plus bonus till 15th October