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Altered Christmas Jingle Bell Jar – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 Dec
Altered Talenti Gelato Jar

Altered Talenti Gelato Jar

For our The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project we were tasked to use an item that we would throw away, like a jar or bottle, and make a Christmas project out of it.  Well I used a jar and came up with this pretty!

I used three files from the cafe, the Christmas Bell Shaped Shaker Card for the bells on the front and the Christmas Colored Basic Shapes for the sentiment…

Altered Talenti Gelato Jar - Close Up

I added the two silver bells on the front with a cute sentiment.

And I used the Bell Shaped Card for the sentiment on the top…

Altered Talenti Gelato Jar - Top

I added a sentiment and jingle bell on top!

Please stop by the blog and see all the design team creativity!  Leave a comment and you will be entered into a drawing to win three files!

Thanks for stopping by and here is the video for more detail…


Fabulous Pin Cushion – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 May

Fabulous Pin CushionIt’s time for another design team project for The Cutting Cafe!  We had a little different challenge this time.  We were to take a packaging item that we had used the contents of, that we would normally throw away, and alter it using one of the many background printable stamp sets available in the store.

My pin cushion above is made from an empty gelato container…

Gelato Container
I used the Fabulous Background Printable Stamp Set.  I printed it on an cream colored card stock and added it around the jar.

Fabulous Pin Cushion Close Up
I added a large flower on one side and a cluster of flowers on the other side…

Fabulous Pin Cushion Close Up 2
Here is one more view of it…

Fabulous Pin Cushion 2
Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe’s Blog to see new design team posts on the 7th and 21st of each month.  Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win three free files on the next posting date.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  As always, I have a video of my project to give you more details…

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