Thursday, October 3, 2013
So Much Fun with Tim Holtz and the New Envelope Punch Board
The challenge this week at my buddy Hilde's challenge blog, Crafting with Dragonflies, is to make and link a card box and at least 3 cards. I have been having so much fun this week designing cards and this box using the Envelope Punch Board by WeRMemory Keepers and the fabulous paper by Tim Holtz called Kraft Core Shattered by Core'dinations. I love love love this paper and this fabulous tool and will be using both when I am one of the instructors at a Round Robin of card making November 1st at Dale's Weston Lanes. (Contact me or The Stamp Shoppe in Weston for more details if you are local.) I wanted to show at my table more cards and projects you can make with both the paper and the Envelope Punch Board. I learned how to make the easy card box here in this video. I added a belly band of the kraft side of the paper to hold the box closed and decorated it with a Spellbinders fancy circle die and a lovely stamp from Heartfelt Creations.
Pictured above is one of the cards I designed with a matching envelope- both created with the Envelope Punch Board. File tab cards and matching envelopes are easy to make with this tool, and this is just part of what you will learn in my class that night. I embossed this card with a Marianne's Designs embossing and cutting folder, then added a poinsettia also made with Marianne's Designs dies and a Martha Stewart punch. All the sentiments on these cards are from a set by Penny Black I will also be using in the class.
Did I mention that I love Tim Holtz? I am so excited that a bunch of friends and I are going to see him in Madison the end of November at a stamp show we are going to:) I have always wanted to at least see him in person, much less maybe even meet him! Can't wait!
I am also entering these cards in the Anything Goes challenge at The Crafting Cafe'.
Stamping smiles, Karen