Showing posts with label Toile Tidings DSP. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Toile Tidings DSP. Show all posts

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Toile Tidings Large Chocolate Truffle Box

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the Large Chocolate Truffle Box that I made during last nights Facebook Live.  I do a Facebook Live each Wednesday at 8 pm CST on my Facebook Business Page.  This is a large box that's holds a half a  bag of Lintz or Moser Roth Truffles.  This box measures 7" x 2" x 2", so you can see it's a great size for gift giving.  For my project today I used the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper to decorate my box.  Here's a look at my project.


As I mentioned I used the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper to decorate my box today.  The base of the box was made with cardstock.  I used either Real Red or Garden Green for the base and then the other color for the mats for the designer series paper.  I used the same color of the box base for the designer series paper.  With the Toile Tidings it was super easy to pick which color to use.  There are only three colors in the designer series paper; Very Vanilla, Real Red, and Garden Green.  The same pattern is on each side of the paper but in either Very Vanilla and Real Red or Very Vanilla and Garden Green so it makes creating super easy.
The Real Red version was the first one that I made for my Facebook Live.  I used the 1" Real Red Ruched Ribbon to tie the box close.  This box uses one full sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock to make the base.  I scored the base cardstock on the short side at (on the 8 1/2" side) at 2, 4, 6, and 8.  On the long side (11" side) I scored at 2" and 9".
The box was decorated with three pieces of cardstock (cut at 6 3/4 x 1 3/4) for the front, top, and back.  The two side mats were cut at 1 3/4 x 1 3/4.  The Designer Series Paper for the box was cut at 6 1/2 x 1 1/2" (you need three) and 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 (you need two).  To add a little more decoration I used ribbon to secure it close.  I used the Garden Green Double Stitched Ribbon and the Very Vanilla & Copper Classic Weave Ribbon on the Garden Green Box.

Video Tutorial: 


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Sizes & Dimensions: 

  • Real Red or Garden Green Cardstock (Base) - 8 1/2 x 11 
  • Real Red or Garden Green Cardstock (Mats) - (2) 1 3/4 x 1 1 3/4, (3) 6 3/4 x 1 3/4
  • Designer Series Paper - (2) 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 (3) 6 1/2 x 1 1/2"

I created another version of the same box using new products from the upcoming January - June Mini Catalog.  For this box which I designed for Father's Day I used the Country Club Suite of Products.  I have a free PDF tutorial that you can download featuring the Country Club Products.  Click here to download the tutorial.  

Thanks for dropping by I hope that you have a wonderful day.  
Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 


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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Toile Christmas Gift Card Holder

Hello and welcome to my second post today!  We all need gift card holders, but must are all the same and there's nothing exciting or different about them.  Must crafters love designer series paper but we struggle with which side to use.  Well, I have a solution for both of these problems with this little gift card holder that I created.  I love this little gift card holder so much that; I wanted to share it with you today.  I couldn't hold this project for another day.  That's how excited I am about  the super easy and cute gift card holder that I made last night during my Facebook Live.  Here's a look at my project.


I am going to show you how to create a gift card holder using the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper and the Toile Christmas Stamp Set and matching dies from the 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper features traditional toile designs in classic Christmas colors--the perfect paper for a cozy Christmas.

The Toile Christmas Bundle includes the Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set and the Christmas Cardinal Dies.  Toile Christmas Cling Stamp Set pairs the classic Christmas cardinal image with sophisticated seasonal greetings for all your Christmas projects. The berry branch works as a sweet perch for the cardinal or as an accent piece with your greetings. Cardinals never go out of style, so you'll love the Toile Christmas Stamp Set for many Christmases to come! This is a Distinktive* stamp set; it has a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step, creating photo-realistic images. *Patent pending. The Christmas Cardinal Dies helps you to create custom Christmas die cuts, including a festive cardinal, in record time.
Now that I have shown and talked to you a little about the products that I used on my gift card holder let's have a little chat about the holder itself shall we.  This is a great project for someone that doesn't have a lot of time but wants to create some holiday gifts.  I mean who doesn't like a gift card to their favorite store or to a coffee shop.  This is perfect for a teacher gift with a Starbucks gift card inside.  Or for the person that finds it hard to cut up that designer series paper you've been hording because you can't decided which side to use.   One of the other things I love about this project is you actually get to see both sides of the designer series paper.
Just a word of warning!  Once you start stamping the branch and cardinal you may not be able to stop.  It becomes a little additive.  I am just saying.  I may have stamped about 50 or so to color.  I am not sure what I am going to do with these yet but I am sure I can think of something.

Video Tutorial: 

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Thanks for dropping by for my second post today, I hope that you find this project helpful and that I have inspired you to use up some of your designer series paper.  Remember you can always purchase another pack.  You have my permission.  LOL!  
Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 

If you live in the US.  I would love you to choose me as your demonstrator.  If you would like to purchase any of these products you can click on the Shop Now Button or by clicking on any of the images below.  Alternatively, you can also contact me by email to place your order.  Please be sure to use the monthly host code and I’ll send a little something out to you the following month to say Thank You!  
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Thursday, October 3, 2019

How to Make A Paper Bows Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you my Facebook Live Mini class from last night where I taught everyone how to make Paper Bows from your Designer Series Paper.  Yes I said Paper Bows!  Paper Bows are a way to dress up your packaging with your own flare and creativity.  Here's a look at one of the bows that I made.


Paper bows can be a super cute thing to create for your gift giving needs.  You can spend a lot of money on bows at the Holidays or for just gift giving in general.  Plus when you buy them you have to store them.  Which means more than likely they are going to be crushed.  Sad face.  Come on I know you have went to your gift wrapping stash for a bow only to pull it out and it was as flat as a pancake.  I have!  Well by making your own you do two things: One you don't have to deal with the dreaded crushed beyond repair bow, and two you can use up some of that designer series paper you are hording.  By making your own bows think about all the endless possibilities you have.  No more wondering around the gift wrapping aisle in the store, no more dragging your kids through the store with them begging for every little thing, and best of all no more oh it will do situations.  

Tips & Tricks: 

So you may be wondering how and the world can I do that.  Well, it's actually really easy.  A lot easier then you would think it would be.  It was to me once I figured it out.  I look around for awhile trying to find the instructions and I did find some but they were all in international measurements.  Well, since I am in the United States and don't know a lot about centimeters I had to figure out measurements for me.  I will share those with you in just a little bit.  
One of the best things about making your own bows is you get to customize it to your needs.  Here you can see two bows I made.  One is smaller using 6 x 6 designer series paper and the other is using 12 x 12 paper.  But you can see that depending on what your needs are you can make it to coordinate with your gifts.  Or you can even customize it your a color combination you want to use.  
So to make a paper bow, and this is one of the hardest things you will have to do, is to pick what designer series paper you want to use.  Okay, there I've said it!   This is the must complicated part about the whole process.  And, I will tell you that the first time you make one it may not turn out the way you want so pick something to practice with you don't love.  But, after you do it a couple times they get  better and you end up getting faster at making them.  
Step 1.  You will need to cut some strips of designer series paper.  For my example here I am using 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper.  You will need 4 strips that are 1" x 12", 4 strips that are 1" x 11" and two strips that are 1" x 10" and one that's 1" x 7" or so.  The first thing you do after cutting them all out is to fold them in half.  Next you are going to use Multipurpose Liquid Glue add a little around the center fold line.  But, before we get there let me mention that whichever side you want facing out in the end result needs to be facing down.  After you have your glue in place your going to turn the paper to make a loop. You will see what I mean in the video tutorial at the end.  Then your going to do the same thing on the other side.  You will do this to all the pieces except the smallest one.  
Step 2.  You will end up with them looking like this.  You want the paper to look like little figure eights.  Make sure you let the glue dry completely.  You want to use a strong liquid glue because you will have to move them around into position.  Snail doesn't hold up as well to the way you have to move them paper around.  
Step 3.  Take the small piece and make a simple loop.  You can see I used locking tweezers to hold it in place while it dries.  

Step 4.  You are going to simple start gluing all the figure eights together.  Starting with the largest ones first placing them at an angle on top of each other and adding glue to the center of the one below the one you want to attach on top.  Then you're going to move to the medium size loops and repeat the process until you're ready for the small little loop.  The small loop will take some moving around and holding to secure inside.  By the time you get there the bow is very tight and take s a little moving to get it into position.  
And that is really all it is.  I do recommend that you have something near by to wipe your fingers on every so often because you are going to get sticky.  

Video Tutorial: 

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Thanks for dropping by today, I hope that you have enjoyed my little project.  I also hope that you will give this a try.  The Christmastime is Here Suite of products will be available starting November 1, 2019 unless you are a demonstrator.  So if you have been thinking about joining my team and you love to get your hands on new products early now's the time to sign up.  Also remember that if you use 6 x 6 designer series paper you have to double the strips you need.  
Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 

If you live in the US.  I would love you to choose me as your demonstrator.  If you would like to purchase any of these products you can click on the Shop Now Button or by clicking on any of the images below.  Alternatively, you can also contact me by email to place your order.  Please be sure to use the monthly host code and I’ll send a little something out to you the following month to say Thank You! 
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