I found this cute tutorial for a little bird house from the Big Shot Mini Milk Carton, it is great to have lots of uses for these dies.
I modified this next one a little. I made more of a tiled roof with lots of layers of scallops, I have also added a sheet of acetate to the inside of the circle so that I can fill it with treats without them all falling out. I have also added some velcro to the back of the “roof” so that it is easy to get to these treats.
Here is the tutorial:
Enjoy and happy Stampin’
I’ve done more sewing! My poor machine desperately needs a service but I don’t want to have it out of my sight! I found this great tutorial for making a caddy from our Scallop Square Die for the Big Shot that is available in the new Summer Mini.
This is the tutorial http://www.cardalacarte.com/2010/07/announcing-new-tutorial-cute-n-cubby.html I would recommend buying this tutorial, it is very professionally done.
It is going to be a gift for a friend who loves Melon Mambo. It was easy to make. I couldn’t resist popping one of the Flower Folds Dies on the front. I love these!
Here is is with some bits and pieces in it.
Happy Sewing and Stampin’
Here are some little Owls all set for their big walk down the aisle. This feature would be fantastic on the front of a Wedding card.
Some of our new self adhesive Pearls really enhance this gorgeous pair. I have added the full heart behind them, and also the top of a Scallop Oval for her bridal veil. They just can’t take their eyes off each other!
Here is a continuation of the showcase of our Owl Punch.
How cute is she??? As you can see she uses a lot of features of the Owl punch, along with some of our circles. I added her little shoes, which are just one of our circles, cut in half with a little triangle cut up into it to form the heel. Some of our new Rhinestone Jewels give her just that right amount of bling (every girl loves some bling!).
Not to brag, BUT I have had the most fabulous day!
Pete has a very rare day off and we were going to the movies so had organised babysitting but he was easily convinced that it would be a good chance for him to work in the garden and oh “I could probably find something I needed to do in the office”. Yes I did feel mildly guilty about enjoying myself while he was slaving away, but I didn’t want to take his sense of accomplishment away from him, quite noble of me really – don’t you think? 🙂
So, part of my day has been to try to update this neglected blog a little. Here is a piccie of the Post It Note Holders that I made for each guest at my recent workshop to launch my new office:
These are super easy to make, and were enjoyable until I got to about the 45th one, I didn’t really love making them from that point on, variety is the spice of life after all. After the workshops I finally tracked down some mini mechanical pencils from a local discount store, look how well most of the colours coordinate! If I could be bothered I would make a blue holder to show you a set to match the pencils, but I just can’t bring myself to do it….
For the holders pictured I have used the delicious new In Colours. “Red” is Poppy Parade, “Orange” is Peach Parfait, “Purple” is Concord Crush, “Pink” is Blushing Bride and “Green” is Pear Pizazz.
On the day I had found little half pencils at a large stationary store, they were so cheap, something like $2 for 50.
The front of the holder is decorated with the stamp from the Hostess Set “Punch Potpourri”. I have run the Whisper White through the Big Shot with the Wallpaper Embossing Folder. I have used the new edge punch “Scallop Trim Border”. The bird punch then finishes it all off with Chocolate Chip accents.
My next post will be how to make these little treasures…