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Christmas Tree Goodie Bag Holder – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 Dec
Christmas Tree Goodie Bag Holders

Christmas Tree Goodie Bag Holders

This week for The Cutting Cafe, the design team got to use any Christmas file we wanted to.  I have been in craft fair mode so I chose this cute Christmas Tree Goodie Bag Holder.  It can be used to hold candy, money, or crafty items like I have used.  It makes a great craft fair item, teacher or coworker gift, or a stocking stuffer.

Make sure you visit The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team projects.  Leave a comment to be eligible for a drawing to win three files of your choice.

For more detail on my project, here is a video for you.  Thanks for stopping by!

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My First Craft Fair

20 Nov

This past Saturday I did my first craft fair.  It went fairly well.  I wish there had been more traffic, and my tablecloth is wrinkled, but for the first time, I am ok with it.

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Here are photos of some of the items I made and sold…

I have another one in December and am looking forward to that one.  Here is a video showing items made and some footage from the show…

Thanks for stopping by!

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…

Scrapdaworld’s Christmas/Winter Tag Swap – My Entry

4 Dec
Tag for Scrapdaworld Christmas/Winter Theme Tag Swap

Peace Ornament Tag

My friend Tmika who is Scrapdaworld on YouTube always hosts fun swaps.  This time it was a Christmas/Winter shaped tag swap.  I had a different tag in mind but I had technical difficulties with it lol.  My Cricut Expression was just not cooperating!

So, I came up with this tag and I like it.  I glittered the tag in stages and it worked well.  I really like the white and gold.

I made a box envelope to package them…

Christmas/Winter Theme Tag Swap Packaging

Packaging

Thanks for stopping by!  Here is my video explaining everything in more detail…

Christmas Gable Box – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

6 Nov
Christmas Gable Box

Christmas Gable Box

Hey all!  Christmas is just about a month and a half away!  Where did 2016 go?  It was just summer!!!  Well it is time to get started making those little gifts for family, friends, co-workers, etc.!  The Cutting Cafe has the perfect new file to help you out with treat giving.

The Gable Box file come with a lot of variety so that you can customize your box for the occasion.  There are windows that come in different shapes, some have words in the window.  You can choose straight edge or scalloped edge. There are toppers you can add.

I made the plain box in white and used a black/gold/white paper for the topper pieces, then added a sentiment from the paper stack, and finally added a HUGE gold poinsettia clip that is just over the top!  The recipient can take the clip off and use it for decor or add to a package of their own.

Here is a view of it without the poinsettia…

Christmas Gable Box No Poinsettia

Here is the box without the Poinsettia.

I see a lot of these in my future as the larger size can hold little gifts and the mini ones can be used for little candy gifts or favors.  Here is one more view with the huge flower…

Christmas Gable Box Front View

Another view

Stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to view all of the design team projects as those are our posting days.  Leave a comment as we love to read them, but you will also be entered into a drawing to win three free files of your choice!  Thanks for stopping by!  As usual, here’s my video…

Merry Christmas in August!?

7 Aug
Merry Christmas Word Shaped Card

Merry Christmas Word Shaped Card

Yes, I know July is over, but Christmas is still coming, so get prepared with The Cutting Cafe!  The design team is featuring Christmas projects this week on the blog.  Since we could choose any Christmas file we wanted to, there is sure to be a lot of variety as well as inspiration!  Be sure to leave a comment so that you can be entered into a drawing for three files of your choice which will be announced on the design team post for August 21.

I used the Merry Christmas Word Shaped Card and I love it!  I used bling…paper, trim, embellishments…to make this card sing Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Word Shaped Card - Front View

Are you ready for Christmas projects?  If not, don’t let them sneak up on you!  Get a jump on them now.  Check out the multitude of Christmas files at The Cutting Cafe.  You will surely find many you can use.  Thanks for stopping by!  Here is my video on the project…

Christmas Treat Bag Toppers and Hershey Kiss Bottoms – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Dec
Christmas Treat Bag Toppers and Hershey Kiss Bottoms

Christmas Treat Bag Toppers and Hershey Kiss Bottoms

Merry Christmas just a bit early!  If you are looking for a last minute cute little gift, these Treat Bag Toppers from The Cutting Cafe will fit the bill!  This file is packed with variations galore!  It has two size bags, with or without a window, and 17 different topper options!  I am showing you three but I am making 30 for staff and co-worker gifts!

Here is the tree version…

Christmas Tree Treat Bag Topper Front

Christmas Tree Treat Bag Topper Front

There are overlays in the file, which the tree is cut from a different color.  I chose only to put one on the front.

Christmas Tree Treat Bag Topper Back

Here is the back.

One could be added to the back if you wanted to which would cover up the part that folds down in the back.

I also used the Christmas Hershey Kiss Bottoms Printable Stamp set on the kisses I filled the bag with.

Christmas Hershey Kiss Bottoms

Christmas Hershey Kiss Bottoms

Lastly I made two gift card holders using the Gift Card Holder Set.

Scallop Gift Card Holders

Scallop Gift Card Holders

Make sure you stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to check out the design team posts.  Today’s post will show a wide range as everyone got to choose which Christmas files they wanted to work with!  Leave a comment as you will be eligible to win three free files in a drawing on the 7th.

Thanks for stopping by.  Here is a video of my project and it shows the process and pieces of the files and the other 27 toppers I have made!

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