2013 Mini Memory Book

Today we are wrapping up 2013 with a mini memory book featuring some fun papers from Lawn Fawn and cute die cut Cherry Wood numbers.

Supplies: Cherry Wood Sheet, White Birch Sticky Wood Sheet, Lawn Fawn Into the Woods Pattern Papers, Numbers Die, Mini Heart Punch, 1/8-inch Hand Punch, 1/8″ Mini Brad, Foam and Dimensionals.

2013 Mini Memory Book Instructions:

1. Select six designs from the mini card pattern sheet in the Lawn Fawn’s Into the Woods kit and trim out of 12×12 sheet. Using 1/8″ hand punch, place a hole in the top left corner of each card.

2. Using number die, cut ‘2’ ‘0’ ‘1’ ‘3’ from a Cherry Wood sheet.

3. Adhere 2013 numbers with foam dimensionals to the front of the mini book.

4. With mini heart punch, punch a small heart from a piece of White Birch Sticky , peel backing and adhere in center of ‘O’.

5. Fasten all sheets together with a 1/8″ mini brad.

Noel Card

If you are in need of a last minute card idea, you’ve come to the right place! This Noel card using our White Birch Wood sheets is a fun way to dress up any gift.

Supplies: White Birch Sheet, Snowflake Embossing Folder, Die Machine for Embossing, 1/4-inch Green Ribbon, Large Blue Button, Chipboard Letters, Pattern Papers, Adhesives, Scissors, Foam Dimensionals, Mini Pearls and Snowflake Punch.

Noel Card Instructions:

1. Trim a sheet of White Birch to 5.5 x 8.5-inches. Score at 4.25-inches and fold in half.

2. Using snowflake embossing folder, run through die machine to make embossed impressing in wood sheet.

3. Trim a piece of 1/4-inch green ribbon to approximately 13-inches. Tie around card about 1/2-inch from the bottom of the card and fasten with a knot.

4. Cover chipboard letters ‘N’, ‘e’, and ‘l’ with pattern paper with adhesive. Use scissors to trim around the edges.

5. Adhere ‘N’ with foam dimensionals to the left of the card.

6. Then using foam dimensionals adhere the large blue button next to the ‘N’.

7. Next, adhere the ‘e’ and ‘l’ to the card front, also using foam dimensionals.

8. Using a snowflake punch, cut a snowflake out of pattern paper and adhere to left edge of ‘N’ with a foam dimensional. Add a mini pearl to the center of the paper snowflake.

Very Merry Card

In need of a simple holiday card idea? Here’s one, perfect to accompany a neighbor or co-worker gift using our Cherry Wood Sheets, and Wood Tape.

Supplies: Cherry Wood Sheet, Cherry Wood Tape, White Birch Tape, Stardream Jupiter Card Stock , Mini Yellow Button, White Twine, Holiday Sentiment Stamp, Green Polka Dot Pattern Paper, Decorative Glassine Pattern Envelope (size: approximately 3-1/4 x 4-1/2 inches), Foam Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Scissors, and Brown Ink.

Very Merry Card Instructions:

1. Cut Cherry Wood sheet to 3 x 5-1/2 inches.

2. Using brown ink, stamp holiday sentiment stamp in the center top of the Cherry Wood piece, approximately 1/4-inch from the top of the card.

3. Trim a piece of White Birch Tape to 2-1/4 inches long, then cut piece of tape in half length-wise. Cut a triangle out of the short end to create a pennant edge. Using a mini glue dot, adhere the tape pennant to the left edge of the decorative glassine envelope, approximately 1/2 inch from the top edge of the envelope.

5. Take a piece of Stardream Juniper Card Stock and cut a small pennant (approximately 1/2-inch at the top and 1-1/2 inches in length). Adhere to the right of the White Birch Tape using a foam dimensional. (Note: Angle slightly up to the right to create a swag.)

6. Tread white twine through mini yellow button and tie off with knot. Adhere the button to the Stardream Juniper Card Stock with a mini glue dot.

7. Take Cherry Wood Tape and trim a 2-inch piece, trim a triangle from one end to create a pennant. Peel backer from tape and adhere to decorative envelope, also angling up slightly to the right.

8. Next trim a small triangle pennant out of green polka dot pattern paper (approximately 1-inch at top and 1-inch in length). Using a foam dimensional adhere to the right of the Cherry Tape, slightly angled to complete the swag of the four pennant pieces.

9. Place stamped Cherry Wood card into the envelope to complete the card, it should be approximately 3/4-inches longer than the envelope to display the stamped sentiment.

Embossed Christmas Card

Wish your friends and family a wonderful holiday season with this warm and inviting card made from our Cherry Wood Sheets.

Supplies: Cherry Wood Sheet, White Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Vera Mark Pad, 1/4–inch Red Velvet ribbon, White paper doily, Adhesive, Scissors, a Christmas Sentiment & Image Stamp, and a sheet of copy paper.

Embossed Christmas Card Instructions: 

1. Trim a piece of Cherry wood to 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Score at 4-1/4 inches and fold in half.

2. Using Christmas sentiment and image stamp and versa mark pad, center image and stamp approximately ½ inch from the base of the card.

3. Sprinkle white embossing powder over the top of the image, be sure to cover the image completely. Tap off extra onto a separate piece of copy paper.

4. Using heat gun, heat embossing powder until it cures.

5. Take white paper doily and place a crease in it approximately 1-1/2 inches from the right edge. Wrap remainder of the doily around to the back of the card. Adhere.

6. Take approximately 4 inches of red velvet ribbon, tie into a bow and adhere to lower right of the white paper doily.

Holiday Cherry Wood Tags

Welcome back from a long weekend, we hope you had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Perhaps, over the holiday, you did a little shopping and are ready for some gift wrap ideas for your treasures. Today, we have a selection of Cherry Wood tags, sure to dress up any package.

Supplies: Cherry Wood Sheets, Tag Dies, Die-cutting Machine, Red Baker’s Twine, Red, Blue and Green Ink, Holiday Sentiment Stamps and Images, 1/8-inch hand punch, and scissors.

Holiday Tag Instructions:

1. Using a variety of die cut tags, cut Cherry  Wood with die-cutting machine.

2. Using red, blue and green ink stamp each tag with a different sentiment or greeting.

3. Using 1/8-inch hang punch, punch a hole in each tag and string a piece of red baker’s twine through. Fasten the ends with a knot.

4. Add tag to any holiday gift for the perfect finishing touch.