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Flower and Star Cutout Cards – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project 10/21/18

21 Oct
Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Cards

Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Cards

This week at The Cutting Cafe, we could choose any file we wanted. I needed a couple cards so I chose the Everyday Shapes Window Card Tops.  The file has several cut out shapes that you can add as toppers to your cards.  I used the flower version…

Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Card - Flower

There are many shapes in the file. this one is the flower.

Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Card - Flower Inside

I kept it simple for the inside.

And one of the two star versions…

Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Card - Star

This one uses cascading stars.

Everyday Shapes Window Card Topper Card - Star Inside

Here is the inside of the star version.

Be sure to stop by the Cutting Cafe Blog and view all of the design team projects.  Leave a comment and be eligible to win three free files of your choice on the next design team posting.  Thanks for stopping by and be sure to watch my video before you go!

 

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Cute Pumpkin Pillow Boxes – A Design Team Project for The Cutting Cafe

7 Oct
Pumpkin Pillow Boxes

Pumpkin Pillow Boxes

It has been a while.  Hello!  Today for my The Cutting Cafe design team project, I have made some cute pillow boxes with pumpkin cutouts.  I used the Pumpkin version of the Halloween Pillow Boxes.

I added an optional layer around the pumpkin and backed the opening with acetate.  I added a resin leaf at the bottom for an accent.

Pumpkin Pillow Boxes - Embellishment

I used a resin leaf embellishment.

An I added a resin pumpkin on the top to act as a handle of sorts…

Pumpkin Pillow Boxes - Top

I added a resin pumpkin as a knob to open the box.

The back is just plain…

Pumpkin Pillow Boxes - Back

Back

Be sure to visit the Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team projects.  Leave a comment on the post and you will be eligible to win three free files!  Thanks for stopping by!  Before you go take a  look at my video…

Cute Typewriter Shaped Card

7 Aug
Typewriter Shaped Card

Typewriter Card

I am back with another design team project for The Cutting Cafe.  This time I am using this cute Typewriter Shaped Card.  I love this file as it is so very cute!  Some of the team members this time are using another newer file, the Choo Choo Train Shaped Card.

So be sure to stop by the blog and see what everyone has done.  We post on the 7th and 21st of each month and with each posting you get a chance to win three free files just by posting a great comment!

Here are a couple more pics of my card, which is for the one of my staff’s 25th anniversary with our company this week.

Typewriter Shaped Card Front View

Typewriter Card Close Up

Typewriter Shaped Card Inside

I added a pocket to hold a gift card.

Thanks for stopping by and before you leave, take a look at my video for more detail on my card…

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…

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…

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…

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