Tag Archives: Nestabilities

Christmas Gift Bag Toppers

Welcome everyone!  I’m getting ready for the holidays!

I made these gift bag toppers over the weekend.  They’re  fun, festive and quick to make with JustRite® Stampers and Spellbinders™ dies!

I stamped with the JustRite Stampers sets and heat embossed the designs.  I used gel pens to color inside some of the lines to add a pop of color.  The center of the stamp allows room to stamp a greeting or write a name.

Once the ink was dry I die cut and embossed the images with Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornament and 2011 Heirloom Ornament dies.  I attached the ornament shapes onto clothes pins with SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L™ Crafty Power Tape.  Tie ribbon above the ornament, add a spot of bling and they’re done!  Just clip to a gift bag!

Supplies:

SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L Crafty Power Tape

Spellbinders Paper Arts – 2010 Heirloom Ornaments, 2011 Heirloom Ornaments

JustRite Stampers – Deck the Halls and Merry and Bright stamp sets

Canvas Corp – Clothes Pins

Sakura – Gel and Souffle Pens

Want2Scrap – Bling

Ribbon

Sparkle N’ Sprinkle – embossing powders – Oriental Fire, Black Magic, Icicletex

Clearsnap – Top Boss ink

Bags – Target clearance last year

WorldWin Papers – Malt ColorMates

Thanks for stopping by!

Big News and a Blog Hop!

I have some big news!  I am the new Design Team Coordinator for SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L™!  I started Oct. 1, its been fun and busy! I have a chance to use what I know to help build another business.  I still work for  Spellbinders, so it’s been a bit busy here as I adjust to the added responsibilities.

So this week I have posted 3 projects to the blog there, for the Graphic 45 blog hop we’re doing, by way of trading, covering a post, and then covering for another post.  Crazy!  I need to create more and have some projects in my back pocket just in case…

Anyway, go to both SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L Blog and Graphic 45 Blog to see the fabulous stuff and leave comments there to win prizes.

Here’s a shot of today’s project, (click the image) for more details and comment there to win (and scroll back to see the other posts this week too!):

Beth Pingry Steampunk card with vellumSupplies:

Thanks!!

Beth

Spellbinders and Core’dinations Blog Swap!

Today is my day for the Spellbinders™ and Core’dinations® Blog Swap!

My card today is cute and easy –

So easy, in fact, that you can make this in one cut/emboss pass using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® machine!

I took a piece of Core’dinations Black Magic Cardstock and cut the front edge with a Spellbinders Edgeabilities® Classic Petal Edger die and one of the Decorative Inserts from the same set.  At the same time, I cut the Fancy Tags Three  and Labels Twenty dies.  In the embossing step I added a Classic Rectangles LG die to just emboss the frame onto the front of the card, and the rest of the dies embossed in that pass as well.

I stamped ‘Take Time” from the Gina K. Designs The Best Things in Life set on the Fancy Tag, with Clearsnap Colorbox Black Pigment ink. then sanded the embossed areas of all the die cuts, and also around the edges, including the card base.  I love how the colored core shows through!  And Core’dinations cardstock is nice and sturdy, it’s great for die cutting and card making.

A little bit of adhesive from SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES BY 3L, 3D Foam Squares, and the card is done!

Don’t you love how the Spellbinders Edgeabilities dies make the fabulous edge!!

And now for the contest details..

Leave a comment to enter to win a set of Spellbinders Dies!  And be sure to visit Tonya Dirk’s blog today too…and the other Spellbinders designers from Days 1-4, you can find links on this Spellbinders Blog post.  And then hop on over to Core’dinations to see their fabulous creations!

Sophistication, value and maximum versatility make Spellbinders™ die
templates #1. Beautiful Details Inspiring Creativity…Spellbinders unique
triple function die templates allow you to cut, emboss, and then stencil
through the die template for unlimited possibilities. The Spellbinders Grand
Calibur® machine and Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities™ die templates cut and
emboss up to 11¾”, taking die cutting to grand proportions. Follow
Spellbinders on Facebook , Twitter and the Spellbinders Blog!

Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock is the only sandable cardstock with a
color core. Sand it, tear it, emboss it and so much more! The Core
Essentials line comes in over 160 colors with matching color families. Or
maybe you are looking for something a bit more contrasting like the Black
Magic or Chocolate Box collections. The sandable core will shine through the
unique black and brown colors once it is sanded. Core’dinations has also
teamed up with industry leading companies such as Pink Paislee, BasicGrey,
Graphic 45 and more to create new and unique pre-embossed cardstock that
perfectly accents their patterned papers.

But there is more! Check out Core’dinations website for the new Cardmaker
Series, Kraft-Core and various other wonderful cardstock lines. See them on Facebook too!

Thanks and Good Luck!!

Beth