Thursday, May 1, 2008

1 Product, 5 Ways Workshop

This month we used the Rectangle Window Tin as our 1 Product and look how many different ways the designers came up with to use it!!


Travel Game Tin by Alice Golden


Rectangular Tin with Hinged Window Cover
About A Boy Vivid Paper by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Wild Child Paper by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Rockin' Paper by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Expression Paper by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Chillin' Paper by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Rub-Ons by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Buttons by Fancy Pants
Rough & Tough Felt Shapes by Fancy Pants
About A Boy Ribbon by Fancy Pants
Daiquiri Green Foam Alpha Stickers by American Crafts
Magnetic Snaps by Basic Grey

Alice posted a file download for the activity game cards on her blog... www.alicegolden.typepad.com

























L
ittle Lady Keepsake Tin by Melissa Phillips

Rectangular Tin with Hinged Window Cover
Details Layered Flowers Color Set 3 by American Crafts
Green Street Paper by Scenic Route Paper Co.
Together United Floral/Blue Paper by My Mind’s Eye
Inventory Journaling Card Paper by Collage Press
Pink Grograin & Daisy Printed Ribbon by May Arts
Vintage Hip Paisley Buttons by Making Memories
Themed Journaling Cards by Jenni Bowlin
Pink/Blue Scalloped Notecards by Jenni Bowlin
Springtime Rub-On Transfers by Cosmo Cricket

1. Cut green paper to fit inside of window tin, so that it shows through from the front; Adhere in place.

2. Cut a second piece of coordinating paper to fit inside of window tin and adhere to the backside of the first; Attach picture and flower to inside of tin.

3. Trim Collage Press cards to fit inside tin, ink edges, journal, and attach ribbon and keepsakes.

4. For cover, wrap ribbon around tin and tie in a knot at top. Machine stitch around edges of journaling card, ink and adhere to ribbon, not to the tin itself.

5. Attach scalloped journaling card and apply rubon. Color in image with watercolor pencils and attach flower and buttons.

6. Apply dots around edges of tin using a pink soufflé pen if desired.



Tea Bag Window Tin by Jessica Witty

Rectangular Tin with Hinged Window Cover
"Love of My Life" Floral/Hot Pink Paper by My Mind's Eye
Tiny Dots/Orange Paper by My Mind's Eye
Seal It Rub-On Transfers by Basic Grey
Indian Summer Bag-o-Buttons by Autumn Leaves
Spring Journaling Card by Jenni Bowlin
Ribbon by May Arts

Instructions for Tin:

1. Sand top edge of box.

2. Cut Tiny Dots paper to fit the inside bottom of the tin (approx. 5 1/4" by 3 3/8"). Round edges and adhere to bottom.

3. Cut (2) 3/4" strips of Tiny Dots paper. Glue end edges together to make one long strip. Trim to length and adhere around inside edge.

4. Add tea bags.

Instructions for Wrap:

1. Cut (2) 1 1/2" strips of Tiny Dots paper. Glue end edges together to make one long strip. Wrap around box, cut to fit, and adhere edges to each other to make a wrap. Sand edges of wrap and embellish with rub-on and ribbon.

2. Make flower out of Floral paper using the dahlia fold technique (can be found here: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/dahlia_fold or here:
http://www.handcraftedgreetings.com/dahlia.html). Sand edges of flower.

3. Tie ribbon through button and adhere to flower. Adhere to wrap.

4. Write a note on the notecard and slip underneath the wrap.



For You Gift Tin by Lisa Dorsey

Rectangular Tin with Hinged Window Cover
Blossoming Romance Rub-Ons by Imaginisce
Red Journaling Cards by Jenni Bowlin
Petite Sheer Ribbon - 3/8”

1. Paint tin and allow to dry completely.

2. Place rub-ons on the window portion of the tin.

3. Cut a circle out the Jenni Bowlin tag.

4. Print or stamp sentiment on tag and punch a hole at the top.

5. Using decorative scissors, cut a scallop edged circle out of red cardstock.

6. Tie to box with ribbon.

Helpful Tip: Remove backing or rub-ons VERY slowly.



Tea Gift Set by Anabelle O'Malley

Rectangular Tin with Hinged Window Cover
Sweet Branch Cherish Pattern Paper by Crate Paper
Sweet Branch Collection Impression Die-Cuts by Crate Paper
Sweet Branch Hope Pattern Paper by Crate Paper
Sweet Branch Rub-Ons by Crate Paper
Gold Vintage Ribbons by Melissa Frances

Indian Summer Buttons by Autumn Leaves

1. Cut a piece of green paper and adhere to side of lid.

2. Cut and ink a piece of dotted paper; Adhere to side of bottom.

3. Fill tin with tea bags.

4. Wrap ric-rac around tin. Tape to bottom.

5. Punch out large and medium size flowers from die cut set. Ink edges. Punch out a circle and ink edge.

6. Layer the flowers and circle using foam adhesive. Adhere to tin.

7. Add buttons and rub-ons to top.

8. Punch out circle flowers from die cut. Ink edges and adhere to tin, tucking under larger flower.

9. For card, Cut a piece of from solid side of floral paper using decorative scissors. Ink edges.

10. Cut a piece of green paper the same width, but slightly shorter. Ink and sew edges and adhere to white panel.

11. Create paper pieced tea pot. I found a photo of a tea pot online and printed it out. I cut the pieces apart and used them as a pattern for my pot. I inked the edges and pieced them together.

12. Apply rubon sentiment to tea pot and attach to card base.



2 comments:

Julie Masse said...

Wow! These projects are just beautiful - each one is unique and so fun!!

Bunny B said...

They're all so lovely!!