3-D projects · Home decor · Papercraft

Santa Claus is coming to town

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a fantastic week! Today is my post day on the Simply Crafty SVGs Blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project with you. I created the most adorable Santa using the Simply Crafty SVGs Santa Stacking Box Set cut file. O.M.G. Is he not the cutest guy ever?!

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The top box is Santa’s top half and his hat comes off to reveal the box. ;)

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The bottom box is Santa’s bottom half, and that lid comes off to reveal the box. I haven’t decided whether or not I’m going to put anything in these boxes – I’m thinking I may turn the set into a piece of Christmas decor! What would you do?!

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Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Colorbok red, white, black and yellow cardstock, American Crafts blush cardstock
Dies/Punches: Simply Crafty SVGs Santa Stacking Box Set cut file

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun cut files in the Simply Crafty SVGs store – you’ll have so much fun! And there are tons of freebies to get started! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

Tiny little note cards

Hello, my crafty peeps! Can you believe it’s April 1st already?! OMGoodness, where is the time going? This month’s challenge is live over at Love To Scrap Challenge Blog and I’m thrilled to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #132 – For The Girls! I created two totally adorable boxed sets of tiny little note cards that any girlie girl would love! ;)

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The first set was created with Ephemoire Rose Garden Boxed Card Set. I printed the box and the 3×3 note cards on white cardstock, and the envelopes on 32# copy paper. I made an embellishment for the front of each, using a stamp, a couple punches and a flat-back pearl.

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The second set was created with Ephemoire Distressed Pansy Boxed Card Set. Like the first set, I printed the box and the 3×3 note cards on white cardstock, and the envelopes on 32# copy paper. I made an embellishment for the front of each of these also, in the same fashion, using a stamp, a couple punches and a gemstone.

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And one final shot showing the cards and envelopes in their respective boxes. I love how these turned out!

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I’d love to enter these little card sets into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #113 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra: April Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #4-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: 4th Birthday Challenge
Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog: April Showers & Flowers

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Ephemoire Rose Garden Boxed Card Set and Distress Pansy Boxed Card Set; The Paper Studio white and cream cardstock; Stampin’ Up Soft Sky, Whisper White and Delightful Dijon cardstock
Stamps: Dare 2B Artzy Restore the Soul stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Always Artichoke ink
Dies/Punches: Stampin’ Up 1″ circle punch, Stampin’ Up Hexagon punch
Accessories: Hero Arts light blue flat-back pearls, Queen & Co. marble magic ROX

I hope you’ve enjoyed these tiny little note cards and will link up a girlie project with us this month! We can’t wait to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

Two-Pocket Purse

Hello, my crafty friends! Happy Hump Day – hope you’re having a great week so far! A new challenge is live over at Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project for MLCCB #21 – April Anything Christmas Goes! You know how I love fun folds, and several months back I found a new one to try in a Splitcoast Stampers newsletter HERE. What a fun idea!

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I chose plain ivory for the purse base, red and green cardstock for the flap and ornament embellishment, and traditional red and green double-sided Christmas papers for the inside pockets. The closure is a velcro circle and the handle is ivory diamond satin ribbon.

I tucked a card with a traditional Christmas sentiment into the pocket on the front side.

The card in the pocket on the back side has a place for a signature. This is so stinkin’ cute, and the sky is the limit with regard to colors, papers and occasions for gifting this little purse! You could also tuck in a gift card or cash! ;)

I’d love to enter this little purse into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #113 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra: April Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #4-2020 – Anything Goes
Christmas Crafts All Year Round: April Challenge – Anything Christmas/Winter Holidays Goes or Snow Buddies
Classic Design Challenge: 4th Birthday Challenge

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: The Paper Studio Cream cardstock, Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green cardstock, Stampin’ Up This Christmas Specialty DSP
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Tin of Tags stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Cherry Cobbler ink
Dies/Punches: Spellbinders Labels Seventeen die set, Spellbinders Mix-n-Match Ornaments die set
Accessories:  MISTI stamp tool, Really Reasonable Ribbon diamond satin ribbon, velcro circle

I hope you’ve enjoyed this little purse and will link up a Christmas project with us this month! Remember, it’s never too early to get started on your Christmas cards and projects – it’ll be here before you know it! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

For You gift box

Hi friends! Happy Hump Day! Our new challenge over at Mix It Up Challenge Blog launched this morning and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project for MIUCB #36 – Anything Goes + Fancy Fold! You know how I love fancy folds so this challenge was right up my alley and I was really looking forward to it! I created a napkin fold gift box using some gorgeous Dare 2B Artzy papers and stamps!

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This is the second napkin fold gift box I’ve made. The first one is HERE (created last year) if you’d like to take a peek. Despite the complex look, it really is an easy gift box to make. And the sky is the limit with regard to cardstock, papers and occasion! I embellished the top of the box with some Dare 2B Artzy stamped and die cut feathers and YNS green glittered Gumdrops.

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I used Stampin’ Up Soft Sky cardstock for the box base, and Dare 2B Artzy Botanical Breeze paper pack for the box layers and the napkin fold. It’s best to use double-sided papers because both sides are visible. Here’s a pic with the lid taken off, showing the napkin fold just barely beginning to open.

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And here’s  a pic of the napkin fold fully open, revealing an inspirational sentiment in the bottom of the box! The sentiment is from one of the two Dare 2B Artzy stamp sets, stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black ink. The ‘gauze’ texture stamp under the sentiment is from Paper Wings Productions.

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And here’s one more look… how stinkin’ cute is this?!

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I’d love to enter this gift box into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #113 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra: April Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #4-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: 4th Birthday Challenge
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges: #74 – Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place: April Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up Soft Sky cardstock, Dare 2B Artzy Botanical Breeze paper pack, DCWV Glitzy Glitter cardstock stack
Stamps: Dare 2B Artzy Dream BIG and Dream Catcher stamp sets, Paper Wings Productions Art Textures and Fall Mix It Up stamp sets
Ink: Stampin’ Up Lemon Lime Twist ink, Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Die-namics Double-Stitched Square STAX die
Accessories:  MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, YNS green Glittered Gumdrops

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this month! We’d love to see your ‘anything goes’ project – or you could go one step further and play the twist of a fancy fold! C’mon, you can do it! Just remember that the twists are never required to play in our challenges – they are offered just to inspire you! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

Gingham Baby Accordion Album

Hi everyone! Happy Hump Day! It’s April 1st… do you have any April Fools jokes to play on anyone?! It’s time for another fun challenge over at Love To Craft Challenge Blog and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for LTCCB #45 – April Anything Goes! I created a sweet accordion album using pink, green, purple and yellow gingham and wood papers on a kraft base. The box looks like an album with a ribbon closure but doesn’t open (there’s your April Fools, lol!) – the accordion album slides down into the box from the top!

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The adorable image on the front is Bugaboo’s Baby Moon digital image colored with Studio 71 alcohol markers and attached to the front on a wobble action spring.

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Here are shots of the complete album. Note for future reference: Take all photos BEFORE attaching all the tabs to construct the accordion! It was very hard to photograph, lol! Each ‘page’ is embellished with a tiny die cut – I used a duck, an elephant, a giraffe, a heart and a star, colored them and applied some Crystal Clear Sparkle overlay marker.

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Despite the trouble I had taking pics, I’m really pleased with how this turned out. The  colors are perfect for a baby album and the accordion construction is awesome!

I’d love to enter this baby album into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #113 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra: April Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #4-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: 4th Birthday Challenge
Crafts Galore Encore Challenges: #74 – Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place: April Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Cardstock Warehouse brown box kraft cardstock, Marco’s White Antique Linen cardstock, GKD Pure Luxury White cardstock, Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics paper pad, glossy photo paper
Stamps: Bugaboo Baby Moon digital image
Ink: Studio 71- R2, R3, Y9, Y12, V5, V13, BG3, N2, E15, E16; Memento Tuxedo Black marker, Spectrum Noir Crystal Clear Sparkle overlay marker
Dies/Punches: Sizzix Accordion Album die, Sizzix Frame & Label Bracket die, Frantic Stamper Onesie die set
Accessories:  Really Reasonable Ribbon Checkerboard Satin ribbon, wobble action spring, October Afternoon Daily Flash arrow stickers

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this month! We’d love to see what you’re working on! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

Octagon gift box

Hi everyone! It’s Huuuuump Day (insert cheesy grin)! I’m not posting on the Simply Crafty SVGs Blog today but have popped in this morning to share an extra DT inspiration project with you, a super cute gift box created with the Simply Crafty SVGs Octagon Box with Handle cut file. How stinkin’ cute is this?! I can already picture several different things tucked inside this!

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I cut the base from heavy kraft cardstock and the panels from some fun October Afternoon paper. Here are several shots showing how this box opens. Super cute design!


And one more look… just the perfect size for some handmade jewelry!

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I’d love to enter this gift box into the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #432/433 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Cardstock Warehouse Brown Box kraft cardstock, October Afternoon Daily Flash Girl Talk
Dies/Punches: Simply Crafty SVGs Octagon Box with Handle cut file

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project! Be sure to check out all the fun cut files in the Simply Crafty SVGs store – you’ll have so much fun! And there are tons of freebies to get started! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

3-D projects · Papercraft

Happy Healing Bouquet

Hi friends! Hump Day has rolled around again and we’re almost to the end of March already! I’m delighted to be back on the ScraPerfect Blog today with another awesome DT inspiration project! First order of business is to let you know that this post contains affiliate links. I have a fun project to share today – a box card bouquet of flowers in a mason jar! Those who know me know that I’m a real sucker for fancy folds and I’m always on the look-out for new ones to try! ;)

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I subscribe to a variety of email newsletters and when I saw this adorable box card, I just HAD to have the cut file! I started by separating all the elements in the cut file and cutting them with my Scan N Cut from various colors of cardstock. I put the bouquet together first, adhering the pieces with Best Glue Ever with a No-Clog Writing Cap. Using one of the Wheels of Embellies collections, I added a Gold ‘n Pearl gemstone to the center of the rose in the bouquet using Embellie Gellie. The Gold ‘n Pearls are my new favorite embellishment, and I can’t talk enough about how fabulous the Embellie Gellie is… just mold a small ball on the end of the stick and you have a wonderful pick-up tool that ‘grabs’ your small embellishment from your desk and releases onto your project. It’s really amazing stuff! ;)

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I then hand-cut the three acetate pieces and adhered the outer mason jar, lid and bottom pieces with Best Glue Ever. You would never believe how dirty the acetate got while I was handling it… I thought I had clean hands! So, I whipped out my trusty Best Cleaner Ever and a Q-Tip, and cleaned a couple small areas of extraneous glue (where it came from, I’ll never know). Then I pulled out my Perfect Cleaning Cloth and gently cleaned the rest of the acetate pieces, front and back. I moved to the inside and adhered the stems to the inner mason jar acetate with Best Glue Ever, and then adhered the acetate in place. I finished the card with a stamped get well greeting and some twine tied in a  bow.

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Here are a few shots of the card from different angles. So cool – I love it!

And one more peek… I’m so loving how this turned out! The sky is the limit with regard to occasions and color/patterns! This one is obviously a get well bouquet and I think the next one I make will be for my daughter for Mother’s Day! ;)

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Okay, okay, before I end this post, I have to share a pic of my frequent light box visitor, Loki, who came just as I was taking the light box apart. Hubby named him very appropriately, as Loki means God of Mischief! And is he ever! ;)

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I’d love to enter this box card into the following challenges:
Crafty Gals Corner: #205 – Use Flowers
The Creative Crafters: #26 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #432/433 – Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #03 – Anything Goes

ScraPerfect products used:
Best Glue Ever
No-Clog Writing Caps
Best Cleaner Ever
Perfect Cleaning Cloth
Wheels of Embellies (Gold ‘n Pearls used here)
Embellie Gellie

Additional products used:
Cardstock/Paper: American Crafts peacock, stone, key lime, grass, blush, taffy, dandelion, rouge and lemon cardstock; Hygloss Metallic Silver cardstock, Stampin’ Up Window Sheet
Stamps: Stampin’ Up And Many More stamp set
Ink: Stampin’ Up Cajun Craze ink
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Die-namics Essential Fish Tail Sentiment Strips
Accessories:  Lawn Fawn cord (freebie enclosed with my last order :)

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome ScraPerfect products, and be sure to follow the ScraPerfect Blog so you get all the inspiration, tips and tricks delivered right to your Inbox! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig