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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

June Workshop Specials

Dates: June 1-30, 2009

Promotion Details:

The Summer Fun Hostess Bonus Promotion has two parts:

  • Hostesses who hold a $250-$399.99 workshop will receive an additional $20 in hostess free merchandise dollars.
  • Hostesses who hold a $400 or more workshop will receive an additional $40 in hostess free merchandise dollars.

Email me today to book your June workshop!

Make your own glue dots

I found these fabo videos on you tube. Fellow SU demo, Linda makes her own glue dots, various ways and the second video will show you her results with various materials. Check it out!





It looks like, in a pinch, these fantastic glue dots will hold almost as well as the Stampin' Up! Glue dots. Have you tried to make your own glue? What do you think?

Graduation Cap Money Holder

Monika from Stamping together at Monika's place came up with a new idea over the weekend

She took the new Matchbox Die and used that to create a graduation cap grad-cap

Slide a check or some cash inside the drawer part. Add a tag. This was super quick.

grad-cap-open

Use a piece of the cardboard backer from a package of Designer Series Paper – it is 12″ x 12″. Create a template by measuring 5-1/2″ from each side and drawing a line to the center. Once you have all four sides marked you end up with a small square in the middle – cut this out and throw it away. Now on your card stock lay down your template and trace out the small square – this will help you cut your card stock. Line up each side a 5-1/2″ and cut down to the square. Turn and repeat for all four sides – you end up with four pieces that are 5-1/2″ x 6-1/2″. Use two of these pieces on your Matchbox die to cut the base of the box and the cover plus the three tags. Here is a picture of the template:matchbox-die-template

The Matchbox Die is longer than 12″ so if you just cut a 6″ x 12″ piece to cover the whole thing – it won’t fit!

Isn't it adorable! I love al the versatility of sizzix dies, you can really do a lot with them once you add a little imagination! Don't have the new matchbox die from sizzix or Stampin Up yet? You can grab it right here! Hurry, the mini occassions catalog ends on June 30!