Thursday, October 29, 2015

Happy Halloween Treat Box with Deco Foil

Michelle RAK (12 of 12)

Hello there!  Lorrie here with a quick and easy Halloween Treat Box using your Halloween papers, some handmade embellishments and, of course, Deco Foils!  I've included a fun printable below for you to make the matching tag and the center of the rosette.
First thing you need to do, is turn on your laminator.   You will want it to preheat for at least 15 plus minutes.
I started with this fun Gable Box.  You can pick one up almost anywhere, or even cut one with your digital cutter.  Next, cut Halloween papers in corresponding sizes to fit the box and adhere with the Thermoweb Adhesive Runner.
Next, assemble the Rosette.  Cut 2 pieces of 1-1/2" x 12" pattern paper .  Score each strip at every 1/2" and fold.  Using a hot glue gun adhere the two pieces end to end, and then again to form a circle.

Michelle RAK (3 of 12)
Next, cut a 1" circle from some scrap paper.  Gather the accordian folded ring into the center and lay flat to form a rosette.  Apply a small dab of hot glue in the center of the top, hold for a few seconds.  Next flip over the rosette and apply hot glue to the 1" circle and attach to the rosette.

Michelle RAK (5 of 12)

Using Thermoweb Large Zots adhere the rosette to the box.
Time to print this fun printable.  Click on the picture to download.  Make sure you print with a laser printer and/or copier.  Your local office supply can do this for you if you don't have one.
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For extra fun, print it on pattern paper!

Michelle RAK (9 of 12)

Cut out the shapes. Arrange shapes on the Deco Foil.  I like to make my sandwich with the Deco Foil pretty side down, then apply my shapes face down on top of the foil, this way I can make sure everything is covered and not overlapping.  Run the sandwich though your preheated laminator.

Michelle RAK (7 of 12)

Lift off the Deco Foil and look at the pretty tags!

Michelle RAK (10 of 12) 

Michelle RAK (8 of 12)

Attach the tag with a pretty coordinating ribbon and the center of the rosette using Thermoweb large Zots.  If you don't have a button maker, you can use the Epiphany Crafts Round 25 Tool, or even just leave it as is.

Don't forget to fill the box with Treats!  You don't really want a "trick",  do you?

Michelle RAK (11 of 12) 

Michelle RAK (12 of 12) Happy Halloween!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Merry Christmas Card with Cricut Explore

I am in LOVE with the Cricut Explore/Design Space Print Then Cut Feature!  I mean, seriously, is there anything that isn't possible?  This card was made using the Cricut Explore Air and Print Then Cut really quickly and just look at the detail.

I made a video tutorial which will walk you through making this card from start to finish.  If you haven't tried print then cut... you really need to!  Here's your video

Friday, October 2, 2015

Deco Foil Buttons! Oh my, oh my!!!

Deco-ButtonsHello!  It's Lorrie here again, I hope you are as excited as I am about Deco Foil Buttons!!   I was so excited when I tried this fun project!  Using Thermoweb Deco Foils and my button machine I was able to create the fun embellishments in no time!
It's so easy peasy!
First you need a printable.  I've made one just for you, and you can download it by clicking on the image below.  Download the printable and print on a LASER PRINTER.  It must be a laser printer for the foils to work.  If you don't have a laser printer you can take it to your local office supply on a thumb drive and have them print it for you.  I printed on regular copy paper.
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I should add, the best way to adhere these to your projects is the Thermoweb Large Adhesive Zots!  Hello... match made in heaven!
This little bowl just makes me happy!

TOW11  I may just leave them all in there "just to look at".
Don't forget your free download!

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