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Smile for the Camera Keepsake Box – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project and Blog Hop

21 Jun
Camera Shaped Keepsake Box

Camera Shaped Keepsake Box

Hello All!  It is time for a blog hop from The Cutting Cafe’s Design Team!  Sit back and enjoy all the inspiration for using files from The Cutting Cafe and be sure to follow each person’s rules for a chance to win the file they chose to work with.  If you are following the hop, you should have come here from Mitra’s blog.  If you found me on your own and want to start at the beginning of the hop, go to Regina’s blog to start it off.  Here is a list of the design team members playing along…

Now let’s get things going for my project!  I chose to work with the Camera Treat Cup Card and Keepsake Box Cutting File and Template which has options to make a card or a box that can hold up to sixty photos, a small mini album or folio, or other gift items, and both feature a lens that can also be filled with treats if you so choose.  Without further ado, here is my beautiful cameral box…

 

Make sure to visit The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and the 21st of every month as those are design team post days.  On each post date, a random name is chosen from the comments to receive three free files from The Cutting Cafe.  So be sure to comment whenever you check out one of the design team posts!

Now for the really good part…I am giving this file away to one lucky winner.  All you need to do is subscribe to this blog by clicking the follow/subscribe button to the right side of this page, and leave a comment below on why you like the Camera Treat Cup Card and Keepsake Box Cutting File and Template and a way you would use it.  I will monitor and approve comments daily so they show below.  Comment by 5:00 p.m. CDT on Sunday, June 24, 2018.  On Monday, June 25 I will choose a winner and announce here on my web page.  Good luck and thanks for stopping by!  Now you should head over to see my girl Sheryl’s project!  But before you go, here is my YouTube video on my project…

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Lip Balm Favor/Gift Box – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 May
Lip Balm Box

Lip Balm Favor/Gift Box

Hello All!  This week for our design team project for The Cutting Cafe, we used the new Lip Balm Chapstick Holder Set.  The file comes with a few variations – a box, and a single holder that you make a cover out of clear acetate or paper which you can give as is or add to a card or tag.

I think this one is so cute.  I made the box which holds three lip balms.  You can decorate for men, women, boys, and girls and they make great favors for showers, parties, friendship exchanges, teachers gifts, co-workers, grab bags, etc.

I added a shaker element to the window of my box but you can use acetate or velum instead.  I just added some bling stickers and a sentiment from the file on both the front and back of the box.

Lip Balm Box

Lip Balm Favor/Gift Box Back

Make sure you visit The Cutting Cafe Blog to see all the design team projects.  We post on the 7th and 21st of each month.  Leave a comment and you just might win three free files of your choice on the next design team posting!  Thanks for stopping by!  Before you go, here is my video…

Bows and a Box

21 Apr

Hey everyone!  It is time for a The Cutting Cafe Project!  This time we could use whatever files we wanted to and I used four different ones.  The items I made are going into a gift bag that I made.  I used the Gift Box with Divider, the Loopy Loopy Bow, the Bow Tie with a Slit, and the Bow with Ribbon Set.

First up is the box.  The file comes with two box sizes and two tops.  I used the one with the window…

Gift Box With Divider

Gift Box With Divider

I filled the box with the Loopy Loopy Bow (there is one on the top of the box also)…

Loopy Loopy Bows

Loopy Loopy Bows

The Bow Tie with a Slit

Bows With Slits

Bows with a slit

And Bow Tie with Ribbon

Bows

Bows made with bows with ribbon file

These are all easy to make even if you don’t have an electronic cutting file as they do come in PDF form so you can print and then hand cut.  Be sure to stop by the Cutting Cafe Blog to see all of the design team projects.  Leave a comment and you will be eligible to win three free files of your choice!

Thanks for stopping by.  Before you go, here is my video…

Elegant Tissue Box Cover with Slit Bow – Design Team Project for The Cutting Cafe

21 Nov
Tissue Box Cover

Tissue Box Cover

This week for our design team project for The Cutting Cafe, we were to use the Tissue Box Cover Template.  I needed something elegant in white and gold to use in my office for Christmas as my decorations are white and gold.  This fits the bill perfectly.  I also used the Bow with Slit Template File to make the glitter bow.

Here is a view of the back…

Tissue Box Cover Back

Back

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see all the design team projects.  Leave a comment and you just might win three files of your choice!

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Before you go, here is a short video showcasing my project…

 

It’s a Cutting Cafe Blog Hop!

7 Sep

Purse Box 2We are doing a blog hop at the Cutting Cafe! You should begin the blog with Regina, the owner at her Blog, Hand to Paper.  And, if you are following along, you should have come to my blog from Tmika, who is Scrapdaworld on her blog and on Scrapdaworld YouTube Channel.

Each design team member got to choose the file they wanted to use and you have a chance to win!  Each design team member is giving away the file that they used. You must follow their requirements to win.

I used the Assorted Purse Box Template which is a versatile file featuring so many options. There are five purse styles with multiple options such as background paper, different handles, tags and sentiments, and more!

Elegant Purse Box 5

Back

I love the way mine turned out!  Here are a couple more pictures…

 

Here is a video of my project explaining it in more detail…

Now on to details on how to win this wonderful file…first be a subscriber to this blog if you comment here, or be a subscriber to my YouTube channel if you comment there. In your comment you must answer three things:

  1. Tell me what you think/like about my project
  2. Tell me if you have ever used files from The Cutting Cafe
  3. Tell me what you like about The Cutting Cafe files if you use them or what you think you will like if you haven’t used them.

I will pull a winner on Sunday, September 10 after 5:00 p.m. Central.

Remember that we post our projects on the 7th and 21st of every month on the Cutting Cafe Blog.  Leave a comment and you can win three free files of your choice if your name is drawn from the comment!

Now on to Patti who is the next person in the hop.  Her blog is Cherish Each Precious Day.   Here is the entire line up:

 

Thanks for stopping by!

Birthday Themed Chinese Take Out Box

14 Jul
Birthday Themed Chinese Take Out Box

Birthday Themed Chinese Take Out Box

The Cutting Cafe Shop is the sister store to The Cutting Cafe.  The shop sells paper, ribbon, and stamp sets like the Birthday Party Background one that I have used here.  I stamped it with Staz On ink onto clear cardstock, which is also sold at the shop.  I used white paper to better show the stamp but here is what it looks like without it…

Birthday Themed Chinese Take Out Box - without white card

This shows the window in the box without the white card that I used to help show the words better.

The actual box is made with the Chinese Take Out Box cutting template.  This can hold candy or a little gift.  And it is quick and easy to do!  I just added flowers on the sides but you can attach a handle using brads as the file even cuts the holes for you to use.

Birthday Themed Chinese Take Out Box - Side View

I added a flower to the side but you can attach a handle to each side if you choose.

Thanks for stopping by!  Here is a video before you go…

Star Treat Box

21 Jun
Star Box

Star Box

Hey Everybody!  The 4th of July is coming soon and we got to design in red, white, and blue for out design team project for The Cutting Cafe!  I chose to use the Star Box.  It came out so cute!  You can give little treats as gifts for adults or kids.

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 21st and 7th of each month for our design team postings.  You will find lots of crafting inspiration and if you leave a comment, you will be entered into a drawing to win three files of your choice!

Thanks for stopping by!  Here is my video for more details on this great star box:

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