Go on… Push the Envelope… DARE YOU!

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Last week I was like a woman possessed with my Envelope Punch Board – not making envelopes of course – that was way too obvious. Instead, I was seeing just what else I could do with this item besides collecting dust on my shelves, lol!

This is just a few of things created. My sincere apologizes for the poor photography – I’m fighting off the beginnings of the flu I fear so am not firing on all cylinders you might say – hence settings aren’t as wonderful as I’d like!

Push the Envelope CreationsThe 3″x3″ Card Envelope is so quick and easy but why the 1-1/4″ punched hole you ask? For the wine of course! How often have you taken a bottle or two of wine with you to someone’s house but  to wrap or bag the wine would be overkill? Well, this I think is the perfect solution!

3x3 Card and Envelope for Wine Bottle
Then by simply adding an inch to all the measurements you have the cutest, and once again the easiest, little box to house four 3″x 3″ Gift Cards!

3x3 Card Box with Four Gift Cards

Then whilst working on a 4-1/2″x 6-1/2″ box for some regular-sized cards I stuck the sides down with sticky strip without aligning both sides of the box first. Possibly no one would have noticed but I knew I would so by simply cutting the top off the box, adding some lovely Sweet Sorbet DSP and matching ribbon it was all good. Looking at it now I think a handle would complete it nicely!

4-1/2" x 6-1/2" Card Box Gone WrongPROJECT RECIPES
Cardstock: Summer Starfruit, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding, Crumb Cake,
Elegant Eggplant, Very Vanilla
Stamp Set: People Like You
Classic Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Summer Starfruit, Crisp Cantaloupe
DSP: Sweet Sorbet
Punch: 1-1/4″ Circle, 3/16″ Corner, Elegant Butterfly
Ribbon: Summer Starfruit Satin
Embellishments: Basic Rhinestones, Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack
Essentials: Envelope Punch Board, Paper Trimmer, Paper Snips,
Sticky Strip, Snail, Everywhere Glue Stick, Stampin’ Scrub & Mist

Oh, and have yourself an... Inkee Fiddling Day!

Joanne x

All Dressed Up!

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This is the name of a fabulous Stamp Set in the current Stampin’ Up! Spring Catalog that co-ordinates with their Framelits Dies, Dressed Up. How cute is this (and goes without saying, there’s a Vanilla Flower Trim)?

Inkee Fiddlings - Poetry All Dressed Up

I love this Print Poetry DSP 4-1/2″x6-1/2″ Stack which can also be found in the Spring Catalog. There’s 4 each of 12 double-sided designs, just beautiful!

And what about this super-cute new coat-hanger? These are from the new set Hung Up Cute Clips, part of the new This & That collection that was available as a teaser last month in a bundle and will be available May 31 in the new annual catalog.

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: All Dressed Up
Card-Stock: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake
Ink: Crumb Cake, Midnight Muse
DSP: Poetry Paper Stack
Punch: 3/16″ Corner
Embellishments: Hung Up Cute Clips, 5/8″ Crochet Trim,
5/8″ Vanilla Flower Trim, Antique Brads, Pearl Basic Jewels
Necessities: Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Paper Snips,
Clear-mount Block H

And don’t forget, this Spring Catalog expires May 31st so get your orders in quickly… tick, tock… tick, tock!

Oh, and have yourself an... Inkee Fiddling Day!

Joanne x

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