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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…

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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…

Valentine Nugget Candy Box Holder – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Jan
Nugget Candy Boxes

Nugget Candy Boxes

For our design team posting this time for The Cutting Cafe, we could choose any file we wanted to use.  I needed some little trinket holders for gifts so I used the Nugget Candy Box file.  The original purpose is to hold four Hershey nuggets.  But, I chose to use it for something else, thus showing the versatility of the files.

The file comes with three top options. The first is a with a heart cut out.  You can leave it open or use acetate to make a window.  I chose to line the inside with black cardstock and add a foam heart sticker.

Heart Cut Out Top Nugget Box

Heart Cut Out Top Nugget Box

The second is a rectangle cut out.  Again, I lined the inside of the top with black cardstock.

Rectangle Cut Out Top Nugget Box

Rectangle Cut Out Top Nugget Box

The third is a plain top, which I decorated with the heart cutouts from the heart top.

Solid Top Nugget Candy Box

Solid Top Nugget Candy Box

Here is what it looks like open…

Opened Nugget Candy Box

Nugget Box Opened

Be sure to stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month as the design team posts go up on those days.  Today’s will have lots of variety since everyone could choose whatever files they wanted to use.  Be sure to leave a comment.  When you do, you are entered into a random drawing to win three files of your choice on the next design team posting!  We also love to read your comments!

Thanks for stopping by!  As always, here is 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!

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