Wednesday, March 20, 2013

It's Officially Spring

Can you believe it's the first day of Spring.  I hope you are having beautiful weather to start this season off.  Here it's been POURING all morning but the afternoon is still to come and I am hoping for sunny skies.  So to keep busy I made a bunny candy house.  I put a little jumping bunny and some candy in it.
I made it with the tags dies pg 193 in the big Idea/Catalog book.  # 115954  $21.95
I use this alot to make bookmarks, and little candy boxes.  I usually have been using the small tag so this morning I decided to use the larger tag.  The box measures 4 3/4 x 4 3/4.  Scored at 2"  on all sides.  The 2 sides across from each other I cut on both of the sides next to the middle.  (You should only have 4 cuts total-2 on each side)  I then fold the ends to the inside and glue them together.  I cut 2 large tags and glued them to both sides of the box.  I cut a piece of DSP(sorry this one is retired but this was the first one I made and sometimes I have to do a little adjusting-not this time)  Cut my DSP at 2" x 8 1/2" and taped it to the side of the box.  Keeping it right at the same height as the sides.  Then I used the New  5/8" Flower Trim pg 5  New Spring Catalog  #126869  $6.95  -you get 2 yards .  I use it alot because I think this is one of my favorite things in this catalog along with the Delicate Details Lace Tape pg 3 New Spring Catalog,  #130966 for  $9.95.  You get 2 rolls and you can use them over and over again if you use you dauber to ink it on your paper and then remove it.  It turns out very pretty and if you use Versa Mark you can even emboss it and it is beautiful.  Anyways,  let me get back to my instructions.....I used some Very Vanilla ribbon to tie through the holes that are already cut from the tag die and tied a knot.  Then made a small Very Vanilla bow and using a glue dot I attached it on the other side.  I then decorated the top with some extra paper, added a sentiment from the -A Little Bit of Spring Stamp set- pg 22 New catalog  #126009 (w) $31.95 or #126011 (c) $23.95.   Made a little flower using the 1" scallop punch and the new 7/8" scalloped punch. This was pretty easy.  And really cute.  I always make things to give to our neighborhood kids and this is going to be one of them.  I think they'll really like it.  Let me know if you do.
If you need any help please do not hesitate to call me.  Thanks for looking.  And Happy Spring!

1 comment:

  1. Cute bunny house - I love the flower trim! Happy Spring!