Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Burlap and Foiled Star Card for Any Occasion

Cards can be a simple blend of a few different types of textures of papers.  One of the most striking is the blend of burlap and foil to make a stunning card for any occasion. 



Here is the video on how to make this card from start to finish.


I created with card with the theme of stars for the Just Cards Video Hop that goes on every month.  I it is a fun challenge that a few of us card makers do to push out cardmaking skills, and this month was stars, galaxy, or space; so I did stars!  Make sure to check out my video for the links to all the other cards in the video hop!



So since the theme of the cards was galaxy or stars, I chose the star idea for the basis of my card.  I punched a bunch of stars out of the Rinea foiled Gold Star Struck paper and backed it with the Ebony Glossy paper.  I also added one large star as the focal point and added a button to the center with a little of the smae burlap from the background for the bow.



The entore card is held together with Supertite Dual Tip Max Glue Pen.  It has 2 ends that can work for large surfaces like adding the burlap to the cardbase, or adding the fine detail of small amounts of glue to the punched out section of the gold foil section.

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What textures do you like on cards?

Supplies Used
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Shareasale
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Tailwind
Tailwind
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Fiskars Scissors
Fiskars Scissors
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Rinea Foilled Paper
Rinea Foilled Paper
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Cuttlebug
Cuttlebug
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Cuttlebug Plate C
Cuttlebug Plate C
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CCB Burlap Sheet
CCB Burlap Sheet
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Star Nesting Dies
Star Nesting Dies
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Cardstock 8.5x11 Card Paper
Cardstock 8.5x11 Card Paper
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Neenah A2 scored card paper
Neenah A2 scored card paper
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Fiskars Paper Trimmer
Fiskars Paper Trimmer
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Black Craft Mat
Black Craft Mat
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Supertite Glue
Supertite Glue
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Supertite - Dual Tip Max Glue Pen
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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Felt Monster Tooth Fairy Pillows

My younger two kids are at the age when we are losing teeth, so I thought lets make some cute tooth pillows to add to the fun of losing tooth.  So instead of the generic tooth fairy, we made tooth monster pillow, which are the shape of a tooth, but flipped upsidedown!  Add a little pouch in the front and make it all out of fun colors of felt and you are set!



Here is a video on how to make these fun pillows





A few really simple supplies are needed to make these cute pillows.  First I start by making a paper template of a tooth, which is the monster flipped upsidedown, then a few fun colors of felt, some buttons, and a needle and thread.  I also used some Joy Iron on Varsity letters for the back of each little tooth monster so my kids would not fight over whose was whose, let's hope that works, hehe.



I started off making the orange pillow as my practice one, but shortly after my son came over and asked to learn how to sew.  AWESOME!!!  He is 8 and I fully feel that everoyne should learn the basics of sewing with a needle and thread.  So half of this little orange monster he sewed all on his own!



I then make the blue one for the video, I changed up a few things, like sewing on all the teeth and altering the shape a tiny bit, but really these are so easy and fun it is a great starting off project for kids to learn how to sew.



So to stop the kids from fighting we put the frist inital of each kid on the back of the pillow.  They are Joy Iron on letter in the Varsity font and perfect for this project! The blue one my son picked for himself, so he got the black B on the back.


My daughter picked the orange monster as her tooth pillow, so she got a red C on the back.


What color of tooth monster will you little one pick to make?

Supplies Used
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Fiskars Scissors
Fiskars Scissors
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Cardstock 8.5x11 Card Paper
Cardstock 8.5x11 Card Paper
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Kunin Felt Classic
Kunin Felt Classic
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Kunin Felt Premiun
Kunin Felt Premiun
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Iron
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Sewing Needles
Sewing Needles
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Love Lemon Crafts
Love Lemon Crafts
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Black Craft Mat
Black Craft Mat
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Joy Iron on Varsity Letters
Joy Iron on Varsity Letters
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Friday, July 13, 2018

Simple and EASY Newspaper, Tissue, and Paper Towel Flowers

Making art out of simple things is wonderful.  Take a little bit fo newspaper and some glue, you can make amazing flowers!!  I learned how to make flowers using two different EASY methods, that evenr kids can do.  My 5 year old had a blast making the flowers right next to me.


Here is a video on how to make these wonderful flowers, two different methods!


You start with some pretty easy materials.  Some newspaper, but I acutally used the circlar ads that come in my mailbox since we do not get a true newspaper, and some Supertite White School Glue.  This glue is amazing since it has the lowest chemicals of any kids glue out on the market!

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We also did a few flowers in tissue paper, the smae paper you use for packing or for gift bags!



A little bit of mist on the flowers and they look amazing!!  I used the Dragonfly Tattered Agnels Glimmer mist on the flowers above and below.  Thge flower above is using the twisting method in the video.

The flower above is using the rolling flower method.


We also misted a few flowers in Party Pink Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist.

I tried a few flowers using the tissue packing paper, they are fuller and just as fun to make!


When using mist I always put a paper towel under my projects to aid in the cleanup process.  This time instead of just throwing then away, I thought why not make a flower of the paper towel, it looks a lot like a tie dye shirt!



Here is a video on how I made these fun paper towel flowers!



Since I used two colors of mists, some of the flowers became a two toned color flower, and they are still all held together with Supertite White School Glue!



What do you make flowers out of?

Supplies Used
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Black Craft Mat
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Supertite Glue
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Supertite White School Glue
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