Multi~paneled using Birthday Blooms and Timeless Textures ~ Video

From time to time I am asked to make a card for a particular occasion – I love to do commissions!  I ask a few questions about the recipient….. color preferences, ornate, lots of bling, gender etc and then I start to put it all together.

This is a recent commission – I have done this style before and it starts with a piece of cardstock 12 x 12 and thru scoring and folding its finished size in 6 x 6.

I have included the link to the original video at the bottom of the post…. enjoy!

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EOS Lip Balm Boxes

I spend a lot of time researching ideas on the internet, whether it be for my classes, gifts, items I make for craft sales or just for a personal challenge.

I love to make boxes and when I came across this idea from Sam Donald (UK Stampin’ Up demonstrator) I was inspired, dropped everything and went and made one!  It was sooooo cute so when one of the ladies who come to my classes bought along a friend to a class – well she got one too!

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Candy Gift Box

I realize this is the second consecutive post featuring ‘sweeties’ as we call them  in the UK, but I think that since it is Christmas that it is OK to feature them more than once!

I made about 15 of these boxes as a little table favor when a group of girlfriends went out for dinner last week.  The good news is I made a video to share with you!

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