Nevermore Gift Card Set

I will be participating in my first Craft Fair next month so I have been busy working on items to sell.  I was looking through my pins on Pinterest and found two things which inspired me.  I found a card designed by Aaron Barron which combined Nevermore with the Paper Garden stamp set you can see it here.  I also found a Book Box which looked intriguing so I decided to give it a try.  Here is what I designed.

Nevermore Gift Card Box ~ Paper Garden ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis is the cover and what the cards look like I used Eggplant as the base cardstock.  On the cover I used four flowers where the cards only have two.  I used a retired embellishment for the center of the flower. Nevermore Gift Card Box ~ Paper Garden ~ CatScrapbooking.com

When you open the cover, which I secured with hook and loops there is a pocket which holds four 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″ cards and envelopes.  Nevermore Gift Card Set open ~ Paper Garden ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is another view.  I really love the way this card and box turned out.  I actually designed a second one using a different stamp and paper, I will post it in a couple of days.

I thought I would share with you how to create this Book Style Card Box.  You will need two pieces ~ a 8 1/2″ x 11″ and a 3 ” x 8 1/2″ piece of cardstock.  Starting with the 8 1/2″ X 11″ piece of cardstock.Book Style Gift Box how-to #1 ~ CatScrapbooking.comThenBook Style Gift Box how-to #2 ~ CatScrapbooking.comNow with the 3′ X 8 1/2″  score as follows.Book Style Card Box how-to #3 ~ CatScrapbooking.comThen trim away these sections:Book Style Gift Card Box how-to #4 ~ CatScrapbooking.comBook Style Card Gift Box how-to #5 ~ CatScrapbooking.comAdd adhesive to secure the two pieces to make the box I used Scor Tape.Book Style Gift Card Box how-to #6 ~ CatScrapbooking.comThese are super easy to create and I believe will make great gifts and I hope sell well at the craft fair.

Full list of supplies:

  • Paper Pack ~ Nevermore X7198B
  • Cardstock ~ White Daisy & Eggplant
  • Ink ~ Thistle, Eggplant and Fern
  • Stamp Set ~ Paper Garden S1509 (retired)
  • Embellishments ~ Fern Z3093 and Thistle Z3040 Twine, Bulk Metal Flowers (retired)
  • Cricut ~ Artiste

Happy Crafting!

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Holiday Expressions Blog Hop

Welcome to Holiday Expressions Blog Hop.HE2015Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork which showcases items featured it the AWESOME Holiday Expressions Idea Book.

If you are just arriving her from GINA BRANDSETTER’S Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.   For this hop we have 30 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I decided to focus on Nevermore as I love Halloween and have tons of photos each year.  Here is a layout featuring the pumpkins we carved in 2014.Nevermore ~ Pumpkin layout ~ Artbooking & Artistry ~ CatScrapbooking.com

Here is the the left and right sides individually.

Nevermore ~ Pumpkin Layout Left ~ Artbooking & Artiste ~ CatScrapbooking.comNevermore ~ Pumpkin Layout Right ~ Artbooking & Artiste ~ CatScrapbooking.comI really love the way this turned out and I plan on showcasing more of the individual pumpkins with 2×2 flip flaps.  I use an Explore so in design space I actually welded two of the spider webs together.  For the film strip I cut two and lined them up one after the other, the connection point is just under the Happy Halloween.

Items used for this layout:

Your next stop on the hop is  WENDY KESSLER’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Nevermore ~ Halloween Card 2

As promised here is my second card I designed using Nevermore and some of the fun Halloween stamp sets.  This card is part of my September Card Workshop, which will be Monday September 28th.

Nevermore ~ Halloween ~ Tasty Terror ~ CatScrapbooking.comI used the cute Tasty Terrors D1669 stamp set.

Here is the full list of supplies used to crate this card:

Happy Crafting!

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Nevermore ~ Halloween Card part 1

Are you ready for some more Halloween inspirations??  I am having so much fun with all the new Halloween papers, stamps and accessories!  I designed two new cards as part of my September Card Workshop.  Here is my first card:

Nevermore #ctmhnevermore~ Frightfully Fun ~ Halloween ~ CatScrapbooking.com For this card I cut the filmstrip is from Artbooking Cricut Cartridge and used the Frightfully Fun stamp set. Here is the full list of items used:

Stay tuned as I will be posting the second Halloween card tomorrow.

Happy Crafting!

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Nevermore Treat Bag

I am so excited as my favorite time of year is almost here!! I so love Halloween and the fall.  It is always a busy crafting time for me as September is my son’s birthday, School has started and we are getting settled into new routines.  I will be posting more about the birthday creations soon.  Today I wanted to share with you a fun Halloween creation.

Nevermore ~ Halloween Bag Tag ~ Steampunk Scoundrels ~ CatScrapbooking.com

Check out this cool treat bag using Designer Creations Slate Paper Bags Z2036.  I dressed up these cool bags by just adding a tag and attaching it using a close pin which had been covered with our Black Shimmer Trim.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Happy Crafting!

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Holiday Expression Idea Book

So if you have been following me for a while then you know we are entering into my favorite time of the year!!! I just love fall, Halloween and Christmas so what would be better than an Idea Book which is all about Halloween, Fall and Christmas!!!! Check out this awesome Idea Book ~

15-he-christmas-tree-shelvesHERE is the link to view the idea book on line.

I love the Nevermore Paper Pack and I wanted to share a card I created using this new paper pack.

Nevermore ~ #ctmhnevermore ~ Artistry ~ catscrapbooking.com For this card I used Artistry to cut the moon and the bats they are from page 43.

Here is the full list of products used:

Happy Crafting!

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