Saturday, April 22, 2017

A GIFT BOX FOR HIM with XYRON

Hello folks !!!!

Happy Saturday !!! Is weekend time and that means the whole weeks tiredness and monotony will be done away with celebrations with friends and family.

I am going to celebrate a friend's birthday who will turn 50 tomorrow. For him, I have created this gift box by altering an old MONT BLANC belt box which was lying with me since a long time.

I used my XYRON gadgets to alter this box to give it a fresh look. Xyron makes crafting  a cakewalk.. Easy andd Fuss Free. This box now looks beautiful with no adhesive marks and thanks to Xyron I could finish it in flat one hour.

So do have look.






Instructions to make this box.

Cut out strips of pattern paper a little smaller than the sides of the lid.
Use a Xyron Mega Runner to adhere the strips on the side.

Add the top cover and the two mat layers with Xyron mega runner.

Add another strip of pattern paper on the sides using Mega runner. 
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Pass the ribbons abd laces to be adhered flat on the box through the Xyron Creative Station lite. 5".
Adhere the lace and ribbon as shown.

Add the flowers and bows using hot glue gun.

Make double sided foam adhesive in the creative station and use this to adhere the metal feather and the two tags.

Pass the side metal corners through the creative station and bend then at an angle and adhere on the sides of the Lid. 

Use hot glue gun to add metal corner legs. 

Xyron products used


Other products

Box to be altered, Pattern paper from Stash, coordinating ribbons, Mulberry flowers, tags , Metal feather, Metal angles. Metal corners.

Do visit the Xyron FB page for all the wonderful inspirations. 
Have a good week end!!!

STACK AND STORE DAUBERS AND PLUMERIA FLOWER MAKING

Hello To all !!!!!

This is Anita here and I am back with loads of information and techniques with you. I love to share everything that I know related to crafting as I believe that Sharing increases my knowledge!!!

This post is regarding a new product--Daubers. These were recently launched by Heartfelt Creations and We at Crafters Corner have it in the store for you . You can check them out here.


These come in pack of 6 and 30 and as the name suggests -these daubers can be stacked and stored on top of each other. So let us read more about them.


So let's begin our question answer round !!!

* What are daubers?
Ans. Daubers are finger foam applicators used to colour images or any area with ink by holding the dauber with a finger .

The New stack and store daubers have also the same use only that their shape is different.

* How are the new Stack and Store daubers different for the previous one ?
Ans. The new Stack and store daubers have been so designed that they can be stacked on top of each other, hence storing them makes it easy as it requires less space, the daubers get protected from dust and their shape is triangular while the old one is round.
The new dauber has a tapered foam pad but the old one has a rounded dome  shaped foam pad.



* How does the difference in shape makes coloring easy?
Ans. Take your coloring to a whole new level with the Stack and Store Precision Sponge Dauber! The unique design of the precision corners allow you to color intricate details on stamped images with detailed precision, while the center of the dauber allows you to work in a circular motion to achieve a soft and subtle shading effect! The stackable, space saving design makes for easy storage and keeps your daubers together all in one place!


*Are the new daubers easy to store ?
Ans.The stackable, space saving design makes for easy storage and keeps your daubers together all in one place!

So now that all the questions regarding these daubers have been answered, let us see a video that will show you the practical application of these daubers.



This is a live video on FB I did a few months ago. 

Now let us move on to flower making using these new daubers,

The new talk of the town is the Tropical Paradise collection from Heartfelt Creations released this month and they are mind blowing !!! The flower featured in this collection is the PLUMERIA or FRANGIPANI and they are so beautiful.

You can check this wonderful collection here


So I chose these flowers today to show you how I made them. You can check the making the video above.




Here are a few projects I made using the Tropical Paradise collection.











That's all for today !!! Do leave your comments and feedback. It is very important to us to know as they help us to improve and serve you better.
Visit the Crafters Corner store and Instagram  for all your crafting solutions!!! We have the best brands and at the best price .



Have a nice day and happy crafting.












Friday, April 21, 2017

SHAKER CARDS WITH XYRON

Hello Everyone !!!!

Its Shaker cards time !!!! Have super fun creating these cutest shaker cards without and fuss and believe me !!!!! Xyron has those gadgets that makes crafting so easy and wonderful. Check the entire range here at the Store.

I have made three shaker cards. Although these are so addictive and with Xyron Creative station to help you, I could have created many more .

Here they are...



To make this card, follow the photo tutorial below.

you will require the Xyron Creative Station Lite 5" and the Xyron Mega runner for this project.

Cut a card base in white card stock 5.5" x 4.25". Adhere a yellow mat layer using the Xyron Mega runner. Adhere a rectangle piece matching to the size of the shaker inner frame.


Cut two pieces of foam using the rectangle dies creating a frame as shown below. Cut one piece of pattern paper with the same frame die. Pass one foam frame and the pattern paper frame through the Creative Station to add adhesive to one layer. Pass the other foam frame once again face down to add adhesive to both sides.


Remove the backing paper from both foam pieces. Add two strips of pattern paper on one side using the Mega runner. Adhere the foam piece with adhesive both sides matching with the rectangle paper adhered before. Adhere the second foam piece on top. Add the sequins. Adhere a transparent film with Mega runner.


Adhere the pattern paper frame on the foam frame. Make embellishments  by stamping and colouring cute images. Pass them through the Creative station to add adhesive to their base. Pass the left over foam strips through the sticker machine to create adhesive foam strips. Cut squares from these to mount the embellishments on the card. Add a sentiment to finish it off.


Here is another example. I have used a circle die frame to create a circular shaker frame.

This card has an oval Shaker frame.






The Xyron Creative Station Lite 5" makes it very easy to create these shaker cards and what we get is super quick and clean projects. The foam tapes used here have also been made in the creative station.
You can check out this tutorial here.
So do follow us on the Xyron FB page for more such inspiring projects.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

PHOTO LAYOUT WITH XYRON

Hello friends !!!!

Its a new morning and I am featuring more creative ideas with Xyron.
Today, I have a beautiful photo stand that can be made in no time thanks to the awesome Xyron products, that make project making a fun and quick process-fuss free and also beautiful.

So have a look !!!



Here are the step by step pictures to make this layout.

Gather all the supplies on the table. The list of supplies is given below.




Apply adhesive on a 8/8 inch chip board using the xyron mega runner.


Adhere a piece of foam 7.75 inches by 7.75 inches on the chip board. Apply adhesive on this piece of foam and adhere the second piece of foam of the same size.










Embellish the layout with the created sticker elements and other accessories . Use foam tape created in Xyron Creative station.






All the embellishments have been further adhered with magnetic tape. This gives me the freedom to move them on the layout as  the design changes .

List of supplies


Other products

Pattern paper -Couture Creations, Chip board 1 piece-8x8 " , Foam two pieces-7.75 x 7.75 ", Pattern paper-11 x11", Embellishment cut from paper pad, My hand made flower, Metal charm, Stamps, Onyx black ink, White ink from Hero arts, Clips, Twine and charm.

Do visit the Xyron store for all the amazing products. Follow our FB page to see all the wonderful creations.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

HYDRANGEA BOUQUET FROM SUSAN'S GARDEN

  Hello Friends!!! Welcome to Susan's Garden! This is Anita here and today I have a pretty hydrangea bouquet on my card. Susan's Garden has fabulous flower dies with which to create beautiful realistic flowers and it's so much fun making them. You can check the whole range here.



Here is my card with instructions following.

1. Make a top-fold (tent-style) card base measuring 7" x 5 ". Add a mat layer, 1/4" smaller than the card base, in your favourite blue Soft Finish Card stock (Dusky Sky, Bonnie Blue, Time for Teal, Bluebell) or other hydrangea-compatible colour of your choice. Blue shown is from the Victorian Sampler Pack. Add another mat layer in white card stock 1/4 inch smaller than the blue mat layer.

2. Cut a piece of blue card stock measuring 4" x 6". Cut a piece of white card stock just a bit smaller and score raised lines, diagonally, to create a pattern as shown below. Sponge with Peeled Paint Distress ink as shown below. Adhere onto the blue card stock, then centre this panel on the card base.

                                                   

3. Die cut hydrangea leaves and stems and ivy vine pieces from White Soft Finish Cardstock. Colour with Distress Inks shown below. Shape the pieces.
                                     

4. Randomly colour a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock with the Distress Inks shown below. Die cut the florets for the hydrangea heads, shape the pieces. Assemble as shown using Beacon Kids Choice Glue.
                                                     
5. Colour a piece of seam binding ribbon with the Distress Inks shown below; air dry.
                                      
6. Cut a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Apply Distress Inks to a craft mat, spritz with a bit of water and swipe the cardstock onto the mat to pick up the colors. Heat set or air dry.
                                                 
7. Die cut a dozen mini flowers (the center die from the Bunch of Flowers 2 set) and shape them. Pierce a tiny hole in the center of each flower. Insert a pre-made wired stamen and use floral tape to cover the wire for each stem. Alternatively, add glue and Pollen (powder) to a piece of wire and create your own.
                                      

8. Complete the card front in this order: Adhere the coloured cardstock panel vertically on the card base, using foam tape to add dimension. Stamp a sentiment onto White Soft Finish Cardstock, sponge color on the edges of the rectangle, mat to a contrasting color, and adhere per the project photo. At the left side of the sentiment arrange all of the hydrangeas, leaves, stems, some of the ivy, and ten of the white flowers as a bouquet and glue them in place, adding a bow that appears to 'tie' the bouquet. Adhere the two remaining white flowers and some ivy at the right side of the sentiment.


                          

 I hope you liked this floral card and will make one yourself! Do visit the ECD store to see the entire range of fabulous flower dies from Susan's Garden.
See you again soon and thanks for stopping by.

  SUPPLIES: Elizabeth Craft Designs - Garden Notes Ivy Vine Garden Notes Hydrangea 2 Bunch of Flowers 2 Seeds of Thought Red Rubber Stamp Kid's Choice glue Susan's Garden metal tool set Leaf pad Soft Finish Cardstock - Victorian Sampler Pack (Any shade of blue or other color of choice) Soft Finish Cardstock - White Clear Double Sided Adhesive  10 mm Other - Distress Inks in Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Chipped Sapphire, Shaded Lilac, Tumbled Glass,  Stormy Sky, Twisted Citron, VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black Scoring Board Twine Cardstock in White