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Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Journal – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

8 Jan

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Journal

It is the new year and everyone is trying to get organized.  The Cutting Cafe can definitely help you with that!  There are many planners and add ons that can help you plan and organize.  See all the planner offerings here.

In the crafting world, many like to send surprise gifts/trinkets/crafty items to other crafters.  This is known as a RAK (Random Act of Kindness).  In 2018 I want to make and send more RAKs and I used the RAK Journal printable file to help me do it.  This file includes a list of RAKS, RAK notes, and RAK ideas.  I made my own folder to hold the printable sheets.

RAK Journal One Flip Opened

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAK Journal Fully Opened

 

 

 

 

 

 


RAK Journal Front and Back Covers and First Pocket

Stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team projects.  This month you are sure to find inspiration!  Leave a comment on the blog about the post and your name will be entered into a drawing to win three files of your choice on the next design team posting.

Thanks for stopping by!  Before you leave, here is my video giving more details!

 

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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…

 

Jumbo 65th Birthday Card and Gift Card Holder – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Projects

21 Oct
Jumbo 65th Card and Gift Card Holder

Jumbo 65th Birthday Card and Gift Card Holder

I am back with another design team project for The Cutting Cafe.  For this posting, we were able to use any file we wanted to.  I chose two to work with, the Birthday Word Gift Card Holder and the Birthday Number Candle Set.

First, one of my staff is turning 65.  I needed a card large enough for everyone in my department to sign, so I made a scalloped card base that is 9″x7″.  I added an embossed panel and holographic gold dot stickers, but wanted the focal point to be the Birthday Number Candles!

I kept the inside plain since many people will be signing it…

Jumbo 65th Birthday Card Inside

Inside of Card

Next, I will be giving her a gift card so I wanted something separate for that.  I kept the theme the same with the tone on tone white shimmer paper with gold.  I used gold Dazzle stickers to add accents.

65th Birthday Gift Card Holder

Birthday Word Gift Card Holder

On the inside, I added miniature Birthday Number Candles

65th Birthday Gift Card Holder Inside

Inside of the Gift Card Holder

Be sure to visit The Cutting Cafe’s Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month as that is when the design team postings go up.  Make sure to leave a comment as on the next posting a name is randomly drawn from the last posting’s comment and that person wins three files of their choice!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  As always, before you go, here is my video showing more detail…

Posh High Heel Shoe Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Sep

Posh High Heel Card

It is time for another design team project for The Cutting Cafe!  This week we worked with shoe and boot files.  I used the High Heel Shaped Card Template File to make this lux looking gold and cream card.  I love this file and have used it a couple times before.

You can make it the shoe shape or do as I have done and just used the top layer to add to a card.  Here is the inside…

Posh High Heel Card - Inside

Inside

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team posts.  Leave a comment and you just might win three free files!  Thanks for stopping by.  As always, before you go, here is my video…

3D Cup – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Aug
3D Cup Front

3D Cup Front

This week at the Cutting Cafe, we were to use the relatively new file, 3D Cup Template and Cutting File.  This is a cute file that you can keep full size as a treat holder or RAK holder, or you can do something a bit different and resize the file and make tiny favors with it. Although the file comes with a lot of sentiments, I made my own which just says Mugs & Kisses and I filled it with Hershey’s Kisses.

I added bling to the top and bottom and on the sides…

3D Cup Side

Side View

The back is plain…

3D Cup Back

Back side

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month.  That is where you will find the design team posting!  Leave a comment and you will be eligible to win three files or your choice.

Thanks for stopping by!  Before go, as always here is my video…

Whimsical Birthday Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Jul

Fun with Silhouettes Angle View

This week for our The Cutting Cafe Design Team project, we were to use the Fun with Silhouettes Printable Stamps and Cutting File which is full of fun shapes that you can print or cut!

I chose to use the rainbow and clouds shape to make this whimsical card.  I just love the way it turned out.  I used a Spellbinders die to create the card.  I am also using this for a collaboration project where I have to use any two of beads, metal, or fiber.  I used sparkly tulle for my fiber, and a metal piece with birthday on it.

Fun with Silhouettes Card Front ViewFun with Silhouettes Inside

Please visit the Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month for fabulous inspiration from the design team!  Leave a comment and you just might win three free files on the next posting!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  Before, here is a video giving you more details on my project…

Blooming Flower Pop Up Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

6 Jul
Flower Pop Up Card Front

Flower Pop Up Card Front

This post for the design team of The Cutting Cafe features a newer and very fun file, the Pop Up Flower Card Template.  The magic comes when you open the card and the flowers bloom from the inside center..,

Flower Pop Up Card Inside

When you open the card you get a blooming flower pop up!

Flower Pop Up Card Side Open View

A view from the side

The set comes with the card base and layers for the outsides, the flowers, leaves, and other optional pieces like a fence,  sentiments, and smaller flowers, which I actually connected and used on the front.  Here is a better picture of the layers you can use on the front and back…

Flower Pop Up Card Back

Back of card

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe’s Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to get inspiration from the design team.  Leave a comment and you just might win three files of your choice on the next posting.  Thanks for stopping by!  As usual, here is a video with details of my project…

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