Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Just Be U Fuzzy Alien

This little guy turned out so cute!  I don't think the picture does this card justice.



You will need the following punched pieces:
Scallop Circle punch in Sage Shadown - BODY (I used a glitter coated paper for my sample)
2 of the 3/4" Circle Punch in Pretty in Pink - HANDS
Ornament Punch in Pretty in Pink (or SUBSTITUTE) - HEAD
Full Heart in Black - ANTENNA
Heart of Hearts in Sage Shadow - ANTENNA (I used glitter coated paper)
1/2" Circle in Sage Shadow - NOSE (I used glitter coated paper)
Boho Blossoms in Creamy Caramel - HAIR (I used a gold glitter coated paper)
Modern Label in Pretty in Pink - FEET
Teardrops in Black (or Boho Blossoms)- EYES

You will need the following other supplies for the card:
To The Nines Designer Series Paper (or other paper of choice)
Close to Cocoa cardstock
Sage Shadow cardstock
Sahara Sand cardstock
All About U stamp set
Pretty in Pink ink pad & stamp sponge
Detail black zip pen, white uniball gel pen
Chocolate Chip stampin write marker
Chocolate Chip ink pad (or you could use the marker)
Dimensionals and adhesive

1) For the antenna, punch the Full Heart in black as shown.  Line up the heart over the punched hole and punch out antenna as shown.  Cut the full heart piece in half for 2 antenna.


2) Punch the modern label in pretty in pink.  Cut it in half and round out the sharp edges to create the feet.  Sponge the edge of all pretty in pink pieces with pretty in pink ink.

3) Punch 2 of the large boho blossoms out of glitter gold cardstock.  Both the sage and gold colored glitter papers are from the DCWV Mariposa paper stack.  Cut one boho blossom in half and cut 2 of the petals off each half for the hair on hands.

4) Punch 2 small hearts from Heart to Heart for antenna. Trim the 1/2" Circle into an oval for nose.


5) Glue ornament head to scallop circle.  Glue on teardrop eyes and add detailing with black zig pen and white uniball gel pen.  Attach nose and hair with dimensional.  Attach hair to hands with dimensionals.  Glue antenna onto head.   The above picture doesn't show the feet attached.  Add toe details to feet with zig pen and glue feet onto body.

6) Run the brush tip of the cocoa marker around the outer edges of the U stamp.  Stamp onto print paper and cut out U.  Attach to alien body with dimensionals.  Position hands so they are holding the U and attach with dimensionals.

Card Cutting Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 5 1/2 close to cocoa for card base
4 1/8" x 5 3/8" sage shadow layer
4" x 5 1/4" artichoke paisley print 
4" x 1" sahara sand print, 4 1/8" x 1 1/8" close to cocoa cardstock back layer 
1 3/4" x 3 /12" cocoa check print, 1 7/8" x 3 5/8" sahara sand cardstock back layer








Monday, February 15, 2010

more to come

Sorry I've been away from the blog for a few days.  I wanted to post a project this weekend but ended up spending it with hubby on an "us time" weekend.  I'm working on these cute little aliens for a free project coming up on the blog.  I'm also working on the easter class which I hope to have completed by the end of the month.  Time is flying by and it seems there are never enough hours in the day!  Thanks to all of my loyal readers and followers that are sticking around and waiting for the next project.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Blog Candy Winner

Congratulations to Pat Carr who was the winner of my blog candy contest.  Pat, please email me with your mailing address so that I can send all of the goodies!

Thank you to everyone that entered the contest and left such wonderful comments about my classes.  I look forward to sharing so much more in the new year.

Oops!

Hello everyone, I made a booboo this morning when I was approving comments.  I accidentally clicked on the reject button when I was approving 10 of the comments.  If you left a comment last night for the blog candy contest and you don't see it at the site this morning, please leave another comment.  For anyone who is wondering, I went to moderated comments because I am now allowing anonymous and unverified comments to be posted and this is the only way I can keep control over potential spammers.  Thanks!

Friday, February 5, 2010

Bliss Candy holder

This cute little candy holder is super easy to make.  I got a bag of those Hershey Bliss heart shaped candies and I thought they would be so cute placed inside a mini box of sorts.

Supplies needed:
1 3/8" Square Punch
Full Heart Punch
Medium Jewelry Tag (optional)
Designer Paper of choice (here, I used Sending Love Specialty)
Cardstock of choice (here I used regal rose)
ribbon of choice (here I used pink tafetta)
stamp and ink of choice (here I used Short & Sweet with black ink)
crop a dile or 1/8" hole punch
sticky strip
scor pal (optional but it does make the job easier)

Steps:
1) Punch out 2 Full Hearts from designer papers.  Punch out 2 squares from cardstock.  For each square, score down the middle and then on one half of the square, score down the middle again.  Apply sticky strip to the outside scored sections of each square as shown.


2) Tape down the smaller width flap onto the backside of one heart.  Tape the other square down on the backside of heart.  Then, cut off the points on these pieces as shown (miter).

3) Bring the sides up and tape them together as shown.  Tape other heart in place over the backside.




4) Thread the ribbon through the holes and then slip the candy inside.  Pull closed at the top (careful not to pull ribbon so hard you break through the paper holes).  Tie a bow.  Stamp and then punch little tag.  Use a needle and linen thread to tie the little tag on.

These would also be cute as little Valentine tree ornaments.

Blog Candy

As promised, here is a picture of the blog candy that you can win.  I just love the old fashioned vintage color palette of rose, moss, artichoke, suede & gold.  One lucky person will win all that you see here.  All you need to do is leave a comment on this POST and tell me what your favorite Paper Punch Addiction class/tutorial is.  Thanks!

Woo Hoo

Hello everyone!  Today, I officially hit 500 email subscribers to my blog!  To celebrate, I am going to have a little contest for some special blog candy!  To enter the contest, please leave a comment on this post and tell me what your favorite class is on my blog.  It can be either one of the purchased classes or one of the free tutorials.  I draw on Sunday.  Tonight, I will post a picture of the goodies that the winner will receive.  Thanks!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Contest winner

Thank you to all of the ladies that entered my blog promotion contest.  Congratulations to Lorie Ames!  Lorie, please send me your mailing address so I can send you your prize!

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