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Snowflake Kisses Treat Box – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

8 Dec
Snowflake Kisses Treat Box

Snowflake Kisses Treat Box

Hello!  It has been a while since I posted, or even crafted.  We recently moved and I did not have time for anything but packing.  I have not begun to unpack my craft room yet, but I dug some things out to do this project.

For this posting of the Design Team of The Cutting Cafe, we could choose any file to work with as long as our project was about Christmas.  I used the Snowflakes Kisses set which has two boxes, the treat box, which I used and a square box.

The paper I used has holographic foiled snowflakes on it.  I had some holographic bling so I added those to the centers of the big snowflakes on each side.

Snowflake Kisses Treat Box Close Up

The bling center is holographic to go with the holographic foiling on the paper.

Don’t forget to head over to The Cutting Cafe Blog to see the design team projects.  Leave a comment and you will be entered into a drawing to win three free files of your choice!  Before you go, check out my video below.  Thanks for stopping by!


Christmas in July-3D Ornament-The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

20 Jul

                              3D Ornament

Hey everyone! I am here with a quick project for The Cutting Cafe.  This post we are still doing Christmas in July.  I chose the 3D Ornament file as it is a very quick but cute.

I am on vacation and cut the pieces out to take with me to put together.  The set has circles and an ornament base.  You fold the circles in half and glue together side by side.  Use more circles for a fuller ornament.

When I return home, I will glitter the edges which will add a glittery touch.  Tie a ribbon or hanger on the top and you are finished.

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog and leave a comment.  You will be eligible for a drawing on the August 7th post for three free files.  Thanks for stopping by.  Before you go, here is my video…

Owl Be Home For Christmas Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 Jul
Owl Be Home for Christmas

Owl Be Home for Christmas Card

Guess what?!  It is Christmas in July at The Cutting Cafe!  Both design team posts this month will feature Christmas.  This week we are taking any of the animal shaped cards and turning them into a Christmas theme.  I chose to work with the Owl Shaped Card Set.

Owl Be Home For Christmas Card Inside

Inside of Card

Make sure you visit the Cutting Cafe Blog to see all the design team projects.  We post on the 7 and 21st of the month.  Be sure to leave a comment to be entered into the drawing to win three free files on the 21st!

Thanks for stopping by and as usual, here’s my video…

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!

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.


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


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

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