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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…

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!

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…

Mini Mason Jar Shaker Embellishments – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

7 Mar
Mini Mason Jar Shaker Embellishments

Mini Shaker Mason Jar Embellishments

This week at The Cutting Cafe, it was all about jars.  There are many files to choose from but I chose the Jar Shaped Cards file and used the mason jar with window.  I sized it down quite a bit to make them mini.

These work well for swap gifts and exchanges.  Here is a sample of packaging for that purpose…

Mini Mason Jar Shaker Embellishments Packaged

Cute gift packaging

Stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st to see the design team postings  You will find lot’s of inspiration.  Thanks for stopping by.  Before you go, please take a look at my video…

 

 

 

Masculine Valentine Treat Mailbox – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project.

21 Jan
Masculine Valentine Treat Mailbox view 2

Mailbox Treat Box

Hello everyone!  This week at The Cutting Cafe, the design team is all about Valentine’s Day.  Since we all have men in our lives, I decided to make my project with the men in mind.

I used the Mailbox Template and Cutting File Set.  There are two mailbox versions.  I used the second one and used non-traditional colors to give it a more masculine feel, as well as some brads that look like screw heads.

Masculine Valentine Treat Mailbox

I used the patterned paper on the sides also.

I used some of the printable sentiments that come with the set on the back…

Masculine Valentine Treat Mailbox Back

Back View

Stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to see the design team posts.  There is always lots of inspiration.  Leave a comment and you just might win three files of your choice on the next posting date!

Thanks for stopping by.  Be sure to take a look at my video before you go…

Christmas Gable Box – The Cutting Cafe Design Team Project

6 Nov
Christmas Gable Box

Christmas Gable Box

Hey all!  Christmas is just about a month and a half away!  Where did 2016 go?  It was just summer!!!  Well it is time to get started making those little gifts for family, friends, co-workers, etc.!  The Cutting Cafe has the perfect new file to help you out with treat giving.

The Gable Box file come with a lot of variety so that you can customize your box for the occasion.  There are windows that come in different shapes, some have words in the window.  You can choose straight edge or scalloped edge. There are toppers you can add.

I made the plain box in white and used a black/gold/white paper for the topper pieces, then added a sentiment from the paper stack, and finally added a HUGE gold poinsettia clip that is just over the top!  The recipient can take the clip off and use it for decor or add to a package of their own.

Here is a view of it without the poinsettia…

Christmas Gable Box No Poinsettia

Here is the box without the Poinsettia.

I see a lot of these in my future as the larger size can hold little gifts and the mini ones can be used for little candy gifts or favors.  Here is one more view with the huge flower…

Christmas Gable Box Front View

Another view

Stop by The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month to view all of the design team projects as those are our posting days.  Leave a comment as we love to read them, but you will also be entered into a drawing to win three free files of your choice!  Thanks for stopping by!  As usual, here’s my video…

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