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January 2015

Hello Sweetheart Valentine Greetings

Happy Valentines Day! Here are a few extra tips and tricks to put your Hello Sweetheart kits together.

Hello Sweetheart valentine kit

Bags: For the small bag simply wrap a piece of twine around the bag and tie in a bow. Attach a felt heart. Large bag: Attach patterned paper, cut grey doily in half and attach, wrap ribbon around bag and tie in a bow, trim sentiment and attach with twine, attach felt heart.

Cards: 4 heart card: Attach patterned paper to card base, wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow, ink edges of sentiment and attach, attach hearts. Love card: Attach patterned paper to card base, attach love die cut letters with pop dots, attach felt heart, punch a hole in the spine of the card and thread twine through, wrap around and tie in a bow. You & Me card: Attach patterned paper to card base, layer die cut hearts and attach, attach wool heart, tie a twine bow and attach pearl.

Gift Card Holders: Grey gift card holder: Fold down one side of the tag. Secure edges of tag with a small amount of adhesive (only on the sides so the card will slide in). Attach patterned paper under flap. To create the little mouse: attach a small piece of grey and white twine to the underside of the cream circle. Fold the cream heart in half to create head, punch two small holes in the heart to create eyes and place black cardstock behind the openings for eyes, attach the heart to the circle as shown, attach small white pom pom for nose, attach to tag. Thread thru cream ribbon for tag top, tie a twine bow around ribbon to secure.

For the cream gift card holder: Fold down one side of the tag, this time trim off that piece. Secure edges of tag with a small amount of adhesive (only on the sides so the card will slide in). Attach patterned paper under flap. Wrap ribbon around and tie in a bow. Use the other half grey doily on the bottom of this tag, trim off the edges and attach, attach small strip of kraft polka dot paper to cover the edge of the doily, attach heart. Thread thru grey ribbon for tag top, tie a twine bow around ribbon to secure.

Hope you enjoy making and giving your sweet valentines!


Memorable Greetings - Creative Cards January

As we start a new year I think about all the memories of the past year and all the dreams I want to turn in to memories for the new year! To honor that I've created Memorable greetings for this months creative card kits. Here are a few tips and tricks for putting your cards together. I used a gray ink distress the edges of the cardstock and added pen detail with a gray pen as well. White envelopes are provided for the larger size cards and clear envelopes are provided for the three small cards. Enjoy!!!

Card 1- Attach patterned paper to card base. Attach strip with cut out stars. Tie a bow and attach with twine and pearl. Use the pie shape die cuts to create a circle and attach. Attach scallop withe circle punch. Attach button and twine. Trim sentiment and attach.

Jan 1

Card 2 - Attach patterned paper to card base. Round corners of white mat and attach. Layer flower and leaves and attach. Attach flower center. Cut flag shape notches in the bottom of the patterned paper strips. Trim and attach sentiment.

Jan 2

Card 3- Attach patterned paper to card base. Trim and attach semtiment. Wrap bow around card and tie in a bow. To create the camera leave the black camera whole. Trim the center circle and side strip off the cream colored camera and attach over the same parts on the black camera. Now flip the camera over and cover the center opening with the white square provided. Snip off two small pieces of cream paper from discarded camera paper and attach over the two circle opening. Add small heart die cuts to center of lens.

Jan 3

Card 4 - Attach patterned paper to card base. Attach tag die cut, tie in a bow and attach with twine and heart die cut. Attach sentiment and other small hearts.

Jan 4

Card 5 - For these small cards (Left) Attach patterned paper. Trim and attach sentiment. Attach flower, button and twine bow. (center) Attach patterned paper. Trim and attach sentiment. Attach heart die cut. (Right) Attach patterned paper. Trim and attach sentiment. Add twine bow and die cut stars.

Jan 5

Tags - Add twine for hangers. Attach sie cuts and sentiments as shown.

Jan tags

 

Hope you enjoy making these cards and giving them as well!

Smiles, Deena