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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…

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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…

It’s a Cutting Cafe Blog Hop!

7 Sep

Purse Box 2We are doing a blog hop at the Cutting Cafe! You should begin the blog with Regina, the owner at her Blog, Hand to Paper.  And, if you are following along, you should have come to my blog from Tmika, who is Scrapdaworld on her blog and on Scrapdaworld YouTube Channel.

Each design team member got to choose the file they wanted to use and you have a chance to win!  Each design team member is giving away the file that they used. You must follow their requirements to win.

I used the Assorted Purse Box Template which is a versatile file featuring so many options. There are five purse styles with multiple options such as background paper, different handles, tags and sentiments, and more!

Elegant Purse Box 5

Back

I love the way mine turned out!  Here are a couple more pictures…

 

Here is a video of my project explaining it in more detail…

Now on to details on how to win this wonderful file…first be a subscriber to this blog if you comment here, or be a subscriber to my YouTube channel if you comment there. In your comment you must answer three things:

  1. Tell me what you think/like about my project
  2. Tell me if you have ever used files from The Cutting Cafe
  3. Tell me what you like about The Cutting Cafe files if you use them or what you think you will like if you haven’t used them.

I will pull a winner on Sunday, September 10 after 5:00 p.m. Central.

Remember that we post our projects on the 7th and 21st of every month on the Cutting Cafe Blog.  Leave a comment and you can win three free files of your choice if your name is drawn from the comment!

Now on to Patti who is the next person in the hop.  Her blog is Cherish Each Precious Day.   Here is the entire line up:

 

Thanks for stopping by!

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…

Baby Boy Bingo Card – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

21 Jun
Baby Boy Bingo Card Angled View

Baby Boy Bingo Card

It is all about bingo cards for our design team post at The Cutting Cafe today!  There are many bingo card printable stamps sets to choose from but I decided to create my own using the Blank Bingo Card Printable Stamp Set and the Boy Hershey Kiss Bottom Printable Stamp Set.

I added a cute turtle chipboard embellishment and several of the kiss bottoms to make an adorable card!  I love the brown/blue/green color combo.  Here is a front view and the inside…

Make sure you stop by The Cutting Cafe’s Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team posts.  Leave a comment and you just might win three files of your choice!  Thanks for stopping by.  Before you leave, check out my video to get all the details on this cute card!

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