Tuesday, January 03, 2012

~INSPIRATION AT THE CUTTING CAFE~

Happy Tuesday everyone!!! 
Phew we've made it to Tuesday. For some of us, we're having a short week this week, and then next week its back to a full one. I already miss my husband being around the house, the holidays has a way of spoiling us! Today was Christopher's first day back to school after his car accident. It's definitely been a long few months, but a very THANKFUL one more importantly. We've got a few more months of rehab ahead, but he's a strong kid, so I know he'll pull through.  Also..I'm happy to announce that I've been chosen to rejoin the design team at The Cutting Cafe!! I'm so excited to be with Regina and all the ladies once again. I love all of Regina's files and stamps, so it's never hard coming up what to do with them, my hardest choice is which file to use, as you'll see below lol
With that being said, its Inspiration Time at The Cutting Cafe!! This week we were asked to work with the Loopy Loop Bow Flower! I love this file because it's so versatile, and it comes with the bow it two different forms...with the holes and a plain one. This file comes in PDF, WPC and SVG format, for those of us with electric cutters and without. For my bow, I used the PDF file, to show how easy and cute it comes out even if you use your old faithful scissors. This bow will work with whatever project you have going, it's all in the papers you use. So get those Valentine ideas flowing, and fit this lovely Loopy Loop Bow Flower into your sketch!!
For my project this week, I made a little set for my aunt's granddaughter, Olivia. They like to send mail to each other, so I thought they could use this during their craft time while she's at my aunt's house. Olivia has been under the weather recently so I hope this brings a smile to her face :) 
and more pictures of inside the box using even more files from The Cutting Cafe!!!

 Regina personalized some handmade labels for Olivia to use from the Handmade Just For You Labels
Thanks for checking out my project, and be sure to head over to The Cutting Cafe tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012) for more inspiration and a giveaway!!!
~JERI~

SUPPLIES USED
The Cutting Cafe-
DCWV - The Spring Stack
The Spring Stack Cardstock
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch
Small Butterfly Punch (not sure of brand, unmarked on punch)
Multiple Flower Punches - I believe they're Marvy Urich punches
Crayola Crayons
Twine from The Twinery
Signature Heart Accents - Heidi Grace Designs
Large Turquoise Gem from stash
Stickles - Silver
Pink Satin Ribbon from stash
Lace from stash
Handmade tag
Jolee's Pearl and Turquoise half Pearls Bling

I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Bearly Mine Challenges - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge - Use your new stash (Twine, Jolee's Bling)
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays - Something New (Twine, Jolee's Bling, Cutting Cafe Files)
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes

16 comments:

Regina Easter said...

that is precious.....it reminds me of the little girl Olivia that was sick a few months ago.....I love this Jeri and i am so excited to have ya back...hugs

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

Your bow is so pretty and the whole gift is very creative. Great job.
Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays! See you again soon.
Renee
PTT DT

Lisa Jane said...

what a fabulous flower and gorgeous papers
Thanks for showing us your new stash at LCI this week
Lisa x

Maggie's Crafts said...

Simply beautiful!

Thank you for joining Anything Goes challenge at Top Tip Tuesday!

Maggie
x

Jeri said...

Hi Jeri, it's Jeri here to say welcome back to the team. Great project. Love the little personalized circle sentiment.

Carolyn Wolff said...

Jeri, your bow looks amazing. I like that you can see the other side of the paper through the holes. Your entire project is so creative. Great job.

Deneen said...

Great box! Love the flower bow and the goodies tucked inside. Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

jessica said...

Awesome project Jeri~ what a great gift set!
TFS :)

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

Wow, did this turn out awesome or what!
What a bunch of work this must of taken!
I LOVE how funky and cool that flower is
with the holes, and the paper you chose
for it!
GREAT project!!!!

~Leah

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

Oh my goodness... Jeri,, that bow is drop-jaw gorgeous! Awesome! And look at you, putting together such a fun project! Impressive!

I hope things go smoothly with your son's transition back to school and continued rehab.

Pami said...

The bow and flower look amazing! Fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week, hope to see you again soon. Happy New Year. Pami x

Hey Hey Paula said...

What a fun project. I love all of the elements of it & your bow flower is awesome. I'm looking forward to working with you on the DT.

Kingston's Kreations said...

Hi Jeri! What a great project. Your loopy loopy bow flower is too cute and the box is amazing!! I am excited to get to know you and work with you on the design team!
Hugs,
Wendy

Sharon Caudle said...

Hi Jeri! Your project is Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

coldwaters2 said...

This is so lovely Jeri the whole design, embellishments and colours look truly wonderful, thank you for joining our challenge at Bearlymine.
Hugs
Lorraine x

scrapn_momof2 said...

Oh Jeri this is fantastic!! You are so creative!

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