Birthday, Card in a Box Style, Designer Series Paper, Gift Ideas, Stampin' Up!, Techniques & Tutorials

Share What You Love SDSP Gift Box with card hanger

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a project that I saw Rhonda Wade create on her FB page and I immediately fell in love with it. It uses 2 sheets of the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and that gets you the box and the card!

With this Specialty DSP being so thick, it makes this box super sturdy and so big, that you could fit so much into it; a beautiful scarf, clothing, 2 bottles of wine, whatever you really like!

Share What You Love SDSP Gift Box with Card Hanger by Kate Morgan, Australia. Inspired by Rhonda Wade

And how cool it is to have that card hanger on the front to hang your coordinating card!

I also used the Make a Difference Stamp set with the Stamparatus for the sentiment and I will show you how that was made in a separate post on Friday!

Share What You Love SDSP Gift Box with Card Hanger by Kate Morgan, Australia. Inspired by Rhonda Wade.

The inside of the card looks like this! I love both sides of this DSP that you don’t want to hide it by gluing it to the front of a card base, so folding it in half and adding a piece of A6 cardstock to the back as the base, you get to see both sides!

Share What You Love SDSP Gift Box with Card Hanger by Kate Morgan, Australia. Inspired by Rhonda Wade. inside card

Click here for Tutorial in Australian Measurements.

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Card in a Box Style, feminine, Flowers, Stampin' Up!, Techniques & Tutorials

Tuxedo Fold Card with Tutorial using Stampin’ Up! Jar of Love Bundle & Delightful Daisy DSP #cutitnothoardit

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a Tuxedo card fold with a tutorial link for you to re-create this yourself.

This is  bit like the box cards, but more of a diamond shape, but still folds flat!

I have used the new Delightful Daisy DSP and the Jar of Love Bundle. If you love the Jar of Love Bundle, hurry to get it today to save 10%, as it won’t be a bundle in the new annual catalogue!

Jar of Love Photopolymer Bundle

So are you ready to see this new card fold?!!!

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Tuxedo Fold card using Stampin Ups Delightful Daisy DSP & Jar of Love Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent SU Demonstrator, Rowville inside

Folds flat for postage!

Tuxedo Fold card using Stampin Ups Delightful Daisy DSP & Jar of Love Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent SU Demonstrator, Rowville flat

Oh, how I just adore this designer paper, it is just stunning! #cutitnothoardit

Click here for the YouTube tutorial by Keren Howell, UK Demonstrator.

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Products

Stamps: Jar of Love
Inks:  Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Perfect Plum, Tranquil Tide, Wisteria Wonder
Card/Paper:  Wisteria Wonder, Thick Whisper White, Delightful Daisy DSP
Accessories:  Big Shot, Everyday Jars Framelits, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored

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Birthday, Card in a Box Style, Gift Ideas, Kids Cards, Stampin' Up!

Popping Box Card

Dear Crafters,

Recently I saw an amazing Tutorial by Gemma Clarke, a UK Demonstrator, who made this awesome popping box card and I have been wanting to make it ever since! She also has a link to her YouTube videos in two parts on her blog.

I have used the stunning Lift Me Up Bundle from the Occasions catalogue. I just love the brightness of the colours in these papers.

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As you can see, it is a long box that is decorated with the Carried Away DSP.

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Pull the ribbon tab and out pops this box!!! Amazing, right?!!!

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But the thing is, this popping box folds flat to fit inside the long box. It has a rubber band mechanism to make it pop!  If you want to see a short video of it opening click here, for the link on my Facebook page.

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I also decorated the inside of the box.

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On each of the 4 sides I decorated the popping box with stamps, DSP and die cuts.

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I added the gorgeous Carried Away Designer Series paper that I got for FREE during Sale-a-bration when I placed a $90 order!!!

What do you think of this striking project?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Mint Macaron, Night of Navy, Peekaboo Peach, Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Carried Away DSP
Stamp Sets: Lift Me Up
Inks: Mint Macaron, Peekaboo Peach, Watermelon Wonder
Other: Big Shot, Up & Away Thinlits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Simply Scored, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Paper Snips, Elastic Band

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Butterflies, Card in a Box Style, feminine, Flowers, Stampin' Up!

Card in a Box

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a card in a box (sometimes known as explosion box card) which I was asked to make for a work colleague to give to a family friend for an 80th birthday!

It’s been a while since I have made one of these, but I do love them and I enjoyed making this one. I had to refer to my Free Tutorial for the measurements, it’s been so long!!!!

80th Birthday card in a box, Petite Petals, Papillon Potpourri, DIY Feminine #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

The brief was that she is a crafty person, who enjoys sewing. Well, I didn’t have anything along those lines, but what lady doesn’t love flowers and butterflies, right?!!!!

80th Birthday card in a box, Petite Petals, Papillon Potpourri DIY Feminine #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

I love these colours together too.

80th Birthday card in a box, Petite Petals, Papillon Potpourri, DIY, Feminine #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

What do you think of this card in a box?  I have a written tutorial under Free Tutorials on my blog or click here to go straight to the link!

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Products

Stamps: Petite Petals, Papillon Potpourri,  Watercolour Wishes
Inks:  
Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, Perfect Plum
Card/Paper: 
Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Brights Collection DSP Stack
Accessories:  Little Numbers thinlits, Big Shot, Large Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, XL Oval Punch, Stampin’ Trimmer, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Scrub, Simply Scored, Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Acetate, Sponge daubers

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Baby, Card in a Box Style, Handmade Cards

Baby Crib

Dear Crafters,

Baby Girl Card #stampinup

Check out this cute baby girl card in the shape of a baby crib!

I saw something similar on Pinterest but they didn’t have instructions on how to make it, so my effort was totally trial and error, but I’m sure I will make another for a boy, so I will take note of all my measurements.

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I figured it was similar to the card in a box style, so I worked it from there. The ends are 2″ wide and cut with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. The Hearts Border punch was also used to cut the pink trim.

This card does lie flat and fits into the Stampin’ Up! C6 envelopes!

Baby Girl Card #stampinup

I used the Made With Love stamp set and coordinating Baby’s First Framelits Dies, using So Saffron, Pink Pirouette and Mint Macaron as my colour theme.

Don’t forget to decorate your envelope to coordinate with your card!

Baby Girl Card #stampinup

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Cake in a Box

Dear Crafters,

Today I share something a little different to the usual cards and Project Life creations. I received this little decorative window gift box from another demonstrator to come up with something special. So I got to work and thought about turning it into a different type of card, a card in a box!

Seeing as I had some leftover butterflies from a previous project, I thought I would use them on the top of this cute little box and add some ribbon around the base.

As you know, I love butterflies, and so does my dear friend who turned 50 last week and had her big party on Saturday night, hence why I couldn’t post this sooner!!!! Happy Birthday Lisa, this is for you!

Cake in a box

You may have noticed I called this box a decorative window box? Well it did have a clear window sheet opening at the top but that was going to defeat the purpose of my little creation. Why, you say? well keep reading and you will see why.

Now are you ready to see inside? This is my favourite part!!!!

Cake in a box

I used the Big Day stamp set with Strawberry Slush ink on Crisp Canteloupe card stock and added a small Itty Bitty Flower punch from the Accents Punch Pack with a rhinestone in the centre.

In the box is a cake made from a battery operated tea light candle. The idea is to turn the light on before you hand it over to the recipient, hence why I wanted to cover up the acetate window on the top!

Cake in a box

The inspiration to make this special card in a box was from Terri Suzuki and you can find her tutorial on this by clicking here.

What do you think? Isn’t it stunning?

Here’s a close up with the candle turned on!

Cake in a box

I also added some rhinestones around the top of the cake and the base.

I would love for you to comment below with your thoughts on this creation.

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Card in a Box Style

Card in a Box

Dear Crafters,

I had an order to make some personalised cards and I want to share some of them with you over the next week as I get them organised.

The first one was to be an 18th Birthday Card for Stacey and she loves the Richmond Football Club, so this is what I came up with:

Card in a box

Google helped with the images and I printed the words to the Theme Song as the background. I think Stacey will love her card!

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Hawks

Hello Crafters,

What a busy time of year it is for our family!

On the weekend, we celebrated by brother-in-law’s 40th birthday and he is a mad loyal Hawthorn Football Club supporter, so what better way to celebrate than with a card in a box style card in the Hawthorn theme!

Hawthorn FC Card in a Box

I used Chocolate Chip and Crushed Curry card stock to create the base of the card. I got the images off the HFC website and printed the words to the theme song and placed them at the inside back of the card.

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I had to add the 4 0 in some champagne glitter card!

Hawthorn FC Card in a Box

and the sentiment from the Petite Pairs Stamp Set.

Do you think he will like this? I am sure hoping so!

 

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Mother’s Day

Hello Crafters,

If you don’t know it yet, it is Mother’s Day this Sunday and I have made a few cards in readiness for the celebrations.

As you know, the Card in the Box has been such a huge revelation over the past 6 months or so, and I was asked to make one by a work colleague for her hubby to give to his mum. I wanted to try something a little different, so I made a Card in a Box, but a longer version!

Card in a Box Long Version

You will be surprised, but this still fits into a C6 envelope to post. Woohoo!

Here it is from the end, so you can see a bit more dimension.

Card in a Box Long Version

I knew that this special mum was not well at the moment, so I thought that yellows and flowers were the way to go to cheer her up!!!!

Card in a Box Long Version

I used the Petite Petals Bundle (Stamp & coordinating Punch) and some butterflies from the Papillon Potpourri Stamp set.

Card in a Box Long Version

I also added some rhinestones to the centres of the flowers for a bit of sparkle.

I also used the Chalk Talk Bundle (Stamps & coordinating Framelits) for the sentiment.

I will be back on Friday with another Mother’s Day card, so be sure to check back then.

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Card in a Box ~ 60th Birthday

Hello Crafters,

I hope everyone is staying cool in this Melbourne heat, as I am staying indoors and what better way to craft than with the aircon on!

Who is missing the footy? I know I sure am and thought I would share with you a card I was asked to  make by a work colleague. As soon as she said to make a card for a male turning 60, I knew straight away what to make and can’t wait to share it with you!

Yes I love the card in a box, and so here is another one for this mad Geelong Cats supporter.

Card in a Box AFL Geelong Cats     Card in a Box AFL Geelong Cats
Card in a Box AFL Geelong Cats     Card in a Box AFL Geelong Cats

I think any Cats fan would love to receive this, don’t you? This card could be customised to any team in the AFL or any league for that matter.

You can see I have cut in Silver Glimmer paper (#124005), the numbers from the Stampin’ Up! Typeset Alphabet Bigz Dies (#127553)

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