Wednesday, August 27, 2014

What's The Cinema Without Music?

Welcome to my stop on this Club Scrap Cinema Blog Hop.

I'm on a Stacked Box Project kick, but this Cinema stack of boxes has a musical twist.

During last month's blog hop, Jill P. commented that these stacked boxes could be made into music boxes. Since reading that, I wanted to make one. Thanks, Jill! (But try not to put too many other ideas into my head this month, OK?)

I used Cinema papers for wrapping the covers, text weight kraft for wrapping the inside box, music box mechanisms and the Paperless Components Boxes Kit.

In addition to following the kit instructions, I simply added drilling holes in the book board side wall of each box for the music mechanisms.

If you can find music box mechanisms that play show tunes, woohoo! All the better!

Next, you're off to see the amazing things Cathy has been up at The Artful Gamut. Thank you for stopping and enjoy!


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Oopsie Daisy Stacked Box Project

Welcome, Oopsie Daisy Blog Hoppers!
If you would like to start at the beginning, the hop originates at Club Scrap Creates.

Club Scrap Stacked Boxes Project
My post for today is the newly-created Stacked Box Project. The paperless component option looks great wrapped with Oopsie Daisy Papers. This brand new kit is designed by yours truly and is available today for the first time! There are two great options: Complete Kit with Paper or Components Only.

The kit comes complete with instructions, so I'm not going to bore you with a lot of step-out details. However, here I am getting started by wrapping the covers below.

I used a text weight kraft paper splattered with a little black and white acrylic paint to wrap the box walls.

Adhere an Oopsie Daisy Print into the base of the inside of each box for a nice touch.

I painted the wooden feet black to give it a finished look.

The d-rings and brads for fastening the ribbon are included in the Components kit, along with those awesome wooden feet.

It's going to look great sitting on my desk and is a swell place to hide stash stuff, as well!

What would you put into these beautiful boxes? They measure 5x7, 6.5x8.5 and 8x10".

Also, here is the set I whipped up with the papers included in the Complete Kit. I added my own hardware, cutaparts, and rubber stamping for added embellishing.

Club Scrap Stacked Box Project Kit

Thanks for stopping by.

Next on the hop is Cathy at The Artful Gamut.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Picnic Box

Welcome to my stop on Club Scrap's Picnic Blog Hop.

I used the Club Stamp Picnic Text Print to wrap this storage box. It's a hinged lid box that holds 5x7" cards and mini albums.

Club Stamp Text Print Paper Wrap
The lid lifts and allows the front wall to drop down.
The first step was cutting the book board pieces using a grid ruler and utility knife, then gluing them together to form the box and lid.

Once the lid and body of the box were assembled, it was time to wrap the lid, body, and side door. Play some "wrap" music for this.

Paper also served as the hinges for the door and lid. If you took my Clock Tower Workshop at the 2013 Retreat, you know all about this.

This box provides lovely storage for my set of Picnic Greetings To Go cards.

Next on the hop is the talented Cathy at The Artful Gamut.

Thank you for stopping by.

Kay at Club Scrap

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Dungarees Mini Notecard Box

Welcome to the Club Scrap May Dungarees Blog Hop!

Go to the Club Scrap Creates blog where the blog hop originates to start at the beginning if you don't want to miss anything.

This month I've constructed a Mini Notecard Box. I was guilty of simply having fun while making this project and didn't make note of every measurement and step during the process.

The front of the box measures 3x4".

I cut pieces of bookboard using my utility knife and grid ruler and then attached with BookBinding Glue.

The box starts to take better shape after being wrapped with the Dungarees Club Stamp Text Print

I made a mini divider for the inside of the box and trimmed it to fit the opening.

The Dungarees Buttons and waxed linen worked well as a closure.

Thanks for checking out my Dungarees Mini Notecard Box.

Nest, visit The Artful Gamut to see what the talented Cathy Gray has in store!

Enjoy the hop!
Kay at Club Scrap

Saturday, May 24, 2014

OWH Memorial Day Blog Hop Today!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! With thoughts of our military men and women strong in our hearts, I'm taking part in Operation Write Home's HUGE blog hop!

The guidelines include creating a red, white and blue card using one of OWH's card sketches. Here is my birthday card. I enjoy this quote from Club Scrap's Big Deal Collection Rubber Stamp Set and felt it would work for today's heartfelt blog hop.

I chose Operation Write Home Card Sketch #197 as the building block for this quick card.

After cutting the panels, I simply added a little rubber stamping and assembled.

Enjoy this great big Memorial Day Blog Hop, and thanks for stopping by!

Kay at Club Scrap

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Hydrangeas Blog Hop

It's time for the Club Scrap Hydrangeas Blog Hop!

If you are coming from the fun project shared at Hetty's Craft Chaos, you're on the right path! If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, go to Club Scrap Creates.

This month I made the Springtime Stitched Bound Book included in the Hydrangeas Club Scrap Kit. I added twelve little windows to the front cover and a brown wrap to change up the look.

How to create the front cover:

1. Use a ruler to draw grid. Measure 3/4" from the top and side edges; make 1" squares with 1/4" between each square.

2. Use a heavy duty utility knife, cutting mat and grid ruler to cut the 1" square openings. This certainly requires a little patience. I did mine in several sittings to allow my sore hands and fingers to rest. (I guess I feel a little old when I say that!)

3. Wrap covers with Brown Plain from the Hydrangeas collection.

4. Use a craft knife to cut an "x" in the paper within each book board opening.

5. Brush glue onto the inside edges of each window to attach the triangular flaps. Trim the flaps with scissors as needed and use a bone folder to burnish to the back of the board.

6. Fill each window with a fun embellishment and attach stitched pages as shown in the detailed project instructions.

Cathy at The Artful Gamut is your next inspirational blogger.
Thanks for hopping with us!