Spider Web Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die

October 28, 2010

I received these items from my Demonstrator Get Together last month and I thought they were so inventive! Using a Embossing folder is an easy way to jazz up any project! And the great thing is…they're only $7.95! In honor of Halloween, here is the Spider Web Embossing folder that is featured in the Holiday Mini Catalog.

What a cute idea to use on a party napkin! It'll make a splash!

And on vellum…it really makes it pop!

Pillow Idea

October 21, 2010

When Jennifer moved away for college I made her a quilt and some pillows for her bed. I always hoped that having a warm, handmade quilt would remind her of me and of being home. My college aged daughter, Annalisa, moved out this week and I wanted to carry on the tradition. I used the new Tasteful Trim Bigz Die that is featured in the Holiday Mini for the rick rack on the pillow. It was SO EASY! And I think it turned out really cute.


October 19, 2010

We've had so many requests for instructions on the sanitizer covers. I hope these will be clear…

First, cut a piece of cardstock to 2 x 9 1/2 inches, Score the cardstock at 3 1/4, 4 1/4, 7 1/2, and 8 1/2. This will be the main part of the box.

Cut another piece of cardstock to 5 x 1 1/2 inches. Score this piece at 1/2, 1 1/2, 3 1/2, and 4 1/2 inches one way and 1/4 and 1 1/4 inches the other way. Cut off the four corner pieces so that the sections measure 1 1/2 inches, 2 inches, and 1 1/2 inches.

Punch out an oval using Stampin' Up!'s 1 3/4" x 7/8" Oval Punch.

Attach the smaller piece to the larger piece of cardstock using Sticky Strip.Put your Sticky Strip on the 1/4 inch scored tab.

Put Sticky Strip on the rest of the project as shown.

Assemble as shown.

This project was originally made by Renee Coburn. She found the hand sanitizers at Bath and Body Works. I hope that helps! As always, please let me know if you have any questions.

Treat Boxes

October 15, 2010

I love treats. Especially smartly-packaged treats. Here are some cute ideas using Stampin' Up! products.

To make the basic triangle shaped box, cut a piece of cardstock to 8 1/2 x 4 inches. Score the cardstock longways at 4 1/4 inches. On each short end find your half way point (2 inches) and mark it with a pencil. Score from the pencil mark to the outside of the 4 1/4 inch score line in a diagonal line. Repeat 3 times. Fold into a box and let your creative juices flow! Let me know if you have any questions!


October 14, 2010

Today kicks off the 18 day count down to HALLOWEEN! I love Halloween crafts and stamp sets, they are so fun! For the next few days, I will post Halloween projects. Enjoy!

I thought this was a cute gift idea for Halloween. Let me know if you have any questions!

Puffy Petal Quilt Pattern

October 7, 2010


Just a note to let you know that a pattern is now available for my Puffy Petals Quilt. Let me know if you have any questions!

Thanks, Jill

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