Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Matchy matchy punch board gift box

I needed a little gift box to match this card in a box (apparently my most popular post ever), so of course I turned to my trusty envelope punch board to make this floral box.
 Pretty, quick & easy - yay! I used the same size box as my Christmas ornament box - see it & instructions here, so no figuring out required. The colours & theme match this card in a box - see more pics & measurements in this post.
Hope this gives you some ideas to make your gifts matchy matchy. Thanks for stopping by.
Inky wishes, Di

Supplies
Stamps: Petite Petals
Card/Paper: calypso coral, crisp cantaloupe, pool party, whisper white card, Subtles DSP stack (so saffron & calypso coral)
Ink: calypso coral ink pad
Accessories: basic pearl, dimensionals
Tools: Envelope Punch Board, Big Shot, Floral Collection Framelits, Blossom Punch,  Pansy Punch, Petite Petals Punch

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Quick tissue paper flowers - with instructions

I shared this super quick & easy tissue paper flower on my fb page on Friday, so I thought I'd share it here too with some quick instructions. The instructions will take me longer to write than the flower takes to make. I'm sure you'll be adding them to all your pressies!

Tissue Paper Flower Instructions
1.  Cut 12 flowers using the Floral Collection framelits with your Big Shot. Tissue is very thin, so I easily cut 6 layers at a time. I used the second largest flower in the pack.
2.  Arrange the flowers so the petals are mis-aligned, then attach all layers together at the flower centre with staples or a brad.
3.  Pull up each tissue layer towards the centre of the flower, gradually forming a flower shape. The first layers will be more much tighter & upright than the last layers. Scrunch a little if you want a more distressed look.
4.  If attaching to a gift, adhere a few dimensionals to the back of the flower.

Variations
 - Add colour by very lightly spritzing the tissue with a ink refill/rubbing alcohol mix in a spray bottle.
- Use SU filter paper for longer lasting flowers.

Get these dies for 15% off or FREE in August.
With our Big Shot + Bundles offer, buy a Big Shot this month & you can choose the Flowery Daydream Bundle free. If you already have a Big Shot, buy the bundle for 15% off.
The Flowery Daydream Bundle includes the Flower Collection framelits & Daydream Medallions stamp set. Available in wood in wood mount for $93.25, or cling mount ($82.25).
There are 4 other great bundles to choose from too. See all the Big Shot + Bundles offer info here.

That's all from me for now. Until next time, inky wishes from me.
Di

Friday, 1 August 2014

Big Shot & Bundles - with Christmas sneak peek!


You know the Big Shot is my all time fave tool so I'm super excited to share our new fantabulous offer for August. Simply...

1. Buy a Big Shot & choose a FREE stamp & die bundle, &/or
2. Buy discounted stamp/die bundles at a 15% discount.

There are 5 bundles to choose from - including brand new Christmas sneak peek 'Bright & Beautiful' Christmas stamp set & matching star framelits - gorgeous!
These special bundles are only available during August. See them here in my store or download the flyer. Bet you can't pick just one bundle!
I've compiled an extra page to fully show you all the stamps & dies included in the bundles too:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-vLPiDO8NjOMkM0RmJwTWd0WXc/edit?usp=sharing


Want to see the Big Shot in action? Check out this vid showing some new Annual Catalogue Big Shot goodies. If you're local to me, even better. I'd love to show you more of what this amazing little guy can do.

I've never seen an offer like this in my 7 years with SU, so don't miss this chance to get a Big Shot at & bundles at amazing prices.
Inky wishes, Di

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