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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…

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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…

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…

Fancy T-Shirt Shaped Notepad

7 Apr
T-Shirt Shaped Note Pad

T-Shirt Shaped Note Pad

This time for my design team project for The Cutting Cafe, we had to pick a shaped card and make it into a notepad. I chose the T-Shirt Shaped Card.  I used my favorites, black and gold to make this fabulous note pad.

I added flat back pearls randomly on the front and added a fringe trim as well as some black and gold rhinestone trim.

T-Shirt Shaped Note Pad - Close Up

Close up!

T-Shirt Shaped Note Pad - The trims

Trims close up.

I chose to use black paper on the inside which will require the use of a metallic marker.

T-Shirt Shaped Note Pad - Inside

Inside view

Please stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see all of the design team projects. Leave a comment and you just might win three files in the drawing on the next post.

Before you go, here is my video…

You’ve Got This Custom Word Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Mar
Custom Word Card

You’ve Got This Custom Word Card

The Cutting Cafe now offers custom word shaped card files!  So if you have always wanted a name or phrase you could never find, now you can have a file made for you in a PDF or cutting file!  Find the details here.

For out design team projects, we got to have a custom file made for us to use.  I chose the phrase, You’ve Got This.  I also requested a couple sentiments, Don’t Give Up, GIrlfriend, and With God…. You can have a few sentiments too.  This time I am using the card as a goodbye and good luck type of card so I did not use any of my sentiments.  I just added a few velum/bling flowers and added clear glitter marker to every one of those polkadots!

Custom Word Card Inside

Inside

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog to see all of the custom word cards from the team.  We post today, the 21st and on the 7th of the month.  Leave a comment and you will be eligible to win three files of your choice.  Thanks for stopping by!  Before you go, here is my video…

Holographic Hey Chick Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Feb
Hey Chick Card Front 1

Hey Chick card using holographic foiling

For this week at The Cutting Cafe, we used the new Animal Friends printable stamp set.  It has a lot of cute images and sentiments.  I chose to use the chick  image.  You can pick up this cute set later today when the design team posting goes live for only 99 cents, only through the design team post!!!  Click here to see the post when it goes live this afternoon.  Leave a comment and you will also be eligible to win three files on the next design team post on March 7th.

I printed it out on my laser printer which allowed me to then use my mini Minc machine to foil it with some holographic foil I have in my stash.  I have a holographic paper pad, some holographic bling shapes, like the teardrops used here, and two sizes of holographic flowers.  Holographic, holographic, holographic lol!

Hey Chick Card Close Up Graphic

I printed and holographic foiled the image which is from the printable stamp set and added holographic flowers around it.

Hey Chick Card Sentiment

Cute holographic flowers!

For the inside, I just used a cut apart from the paper pad.

Hey Chick Card Inside

I used a cut apart from the paper pad I used for the inside sentiment.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Before you leave, here is my video…

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