Business Card Holder

I love to recycle and reuse things. Do you? We’ll then here is a great way to recycle old cassette tape cases.
Materials needed:
Old cassette case
Designer series paper
Sticky strip
Card stock
Flower punchy
Snail adhesive
Hole piercer
Bone folder

Take the cassette out of the case and wipe off the case.
Flip inside out
Measure the back and cut card stock to fit, snail it in place.
Measure front tray part and cut DSP to match
I put a piece of card stock glued to the bottom to make it smoother but you don’t have to.
Punch out 3 flowers out of DSP, put a hole in the middle and put brad through. Use the bone folder to curl the flower petals.
Glue dot or sticky strip it onto the front.
You can’t also add a butterfly to the top, a ribbon around the front and a boarder as shown if you want.
And then add your business cards.
Enjoy Brenda


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Cyber Monday sale

Please visit if you are interested
Thank you Brenda


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Love what I do

I love to be in my craft room, even if it is just working on business things or what I love to do creating cards and projects. I have my room set up so that my work station is facing two double window, and oh boy it is so relaxing to watch the weather change, clouds move, the sunset and nature. I hope that everyone has an awesome place to craft and creat like I do. 🙂


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Christmas Ornament

Do you remember making paper lanterns as a kid? Well this ornament is as easy as that.
Supplies needed:
6 x 6 piece of designer series paper
Snail tape runner
Clear glitter glue
Best of Christmas stamp set
Real red card stock
Whisper white card stock
Soft suede ink pad
Real red ink pad
Tombo multi-purpose glue
Score board

Cut designer series paper 6 x 6″
Fold in half
Place in score board and then score at 1/2 inch on open end
Place in trimmer with open end down and cut 1/2 inch down to score mark, do this
all the way across the paper.
Open up the paper and place snail adhesive down one side of the first 1/2 strip you cut.
Put snail all over the rest of the inside and then roll into a tube, sticking ends together.
Turn on side and squish together, go over each strip making sure it sticks back to back but not side to side.
Punch out 2 -2 3/8 scalloped real red and glue in the middle on both sides.
Tie twine around top loop and knot twice.
Stamp the reindeer and manger scene on whisper white and punch out with 1 3/4 inch circle punch
Sponge on gold ink around the sides and place on real red scallope circle with dimensionals.
Color in the manger with markers.
And add clear glitter clue tp the reindeers antlers
Use your imagination because I am sure there are variations of this ornament you can do.
Enjoy Brenda
(Created by Brenda Wilkinson)


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Hope you all have a happy and blessed day.


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Ornament Christmas Card

Here is a beautiful Christmas card adapted 3 different ways and the idea was taken from
Materials needed:
Black card stock cut 8 1/2×5 1/2
Very vanilla card stock cut 5×3 3/4
Brushed gold paper cut 5 1/4×4
For the ornament one piece of real red cut 3 1/2×3 1/2
Red ribbon
Ornament punch
Circle punches 2 1/2 and 1 3/4
Joyful Christmas stamp set
Joy to the world stamp set
Stazon ink
Clear packing tape
Dazzling diamonds glitter
Snail adhesive
Designer series paper Modern melody

Fold black card stock in half to form the card
Layer on brushed gold
Punch circle in very vanilla from the top to form ornament if doing ornament punch use the piece of real red card stock and do the same.
On back of punched piece layer on packing tape 1 piece or 2 for big circle
Turn over and add dazzling diamonds to the tape, use finger to push on.
Add piece of ribbon to the top
Then add the modern melody to the back of the punched out ornament.
Tape tone very vanilla to the card or if doing ornament one add the red over the very vanilla
Add bow to each then stamp greeting on the card
For the ornament one add scallop boarder in brushed gold to the botton of the red.
And now you have a beautiful Christmas card.




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Snowman Card

Supplies needed:
Night of navy card stock cut 8 1/2×5 1/2
Marina mist cut 4×5 1/4
Embossing folder any kind you choose
Whisper white card stock
Festive flurries framlets dies
Winter frost designer series paper
Big shot
Snow day stamp set
Ink pads:
Marina mist
Night of navy
Stazon black
Pumpkin pie
Chocolate chip
Snail tape

Fold Night of navy in half.
Take piece of marina mist and put in embossing folder and run through your big shot
Tape piece of marina mist onto night of navy
Take the piece of designer series paper and the larges snowflake from festive flurries dies and riun it through your big shot.
Put this snowflake onto card with dimensionals
Stamp snowman from snow days stamp set onto whisper white card stock with marina mist.
Stamp his arms in chocolate chip
Stamp nose in pumpkin pie
Stamp face and buttons in stazon black ink
Stamp his hat and scarf in night of navy
Then cut him out and put on top of the snowflake
Add 3 rhinestones to his buttons and you are done
You can use a white pen or marker to write your greeting inside.


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Christmas Wreath Card

Materials needed:
Whisper white card stock cut 8 1/2×5 1/2
Real red card stock cut 5 1/4x 4
Seasons of style paper pack, the poka-dot one cut 3 3/4×5
Whisper white card stock cut 4 1/4×5 1/2
Real red ribbon with white stitch through it
Paper doily
Always artichoke ink pad
Wonderful wreath stamp set
Snail adhesive

Fold whisper white card stock in half.
Layer the real red card stock and the seasons of style paper with snail adhesive.
Put real red ribbon around at the bottom, tie a knot and adhere with snail.
Put real red card stock on to folded whisper white with snail.
Put on paper Dollie
Stamp Wonderful Wreath stamp on whisper white with Always Artichoke Ink
Cut out around outside and middle of the wreath.
Layer on Dollie with dimensionals
Add rhinestones
And easy as pie you have a wonderful Christmas card
Enjoy Brenda


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Q &A

The other day one of my customers who loves stamping emailed me and said that she was having a problem with her clear mount stamps. She said ” My clear mount stamps are not sticking to my clear blocks, what should I do”?
I told her that she could do one of three things:
1. Use your snail and put a little bit on the back of your stamp.
2. Get Stampin’ Ups two way glue pen and apply it all over the back of the stamp and let dry. Then it will stick.
3. Or three buy some Aleenes tack it over and over again from your local craft store. Mix equal parts glue and water, and add a thin
coat to the back of your stamps. Let dry and you are good to go.

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