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Monday, January 31, 2011

Starting off our Shabby Chic Week


Good Morning Glue Arts fans! This week we are kicking off a fantastic week with our sponsor- Shabby Chic Crafts.

We have some beautiful projects for the upcoming Valentine holiday.

We'll be giving away a Shabby Chic Crafts assorted pack of Valentine diecuts and a Glue Glider Pro and our 3D Combo Pac!!Simply leave us a comment sometime this week and we will randomly choose a winner next week for this fabulous prize pack!

Lindsay has an adorable Valentine box for you. I am thinking of making one for my elementary school child to hold her assorted Valentine's. And Cheri is sharing a sweet card for that special someone.

Valentine Box
Designer- Lindsay Wahl


 
Supplies:
Glue Arts Adhesives: 3-d combo pack, Extreme squares, Glue Glider Pro Perma Tac, Ribbon Adhesive
Shabby Chic Die cuts

Other materials:
Cardstock: Bazzill
Die Cut: Sizzix (fancy favor)
Pearls: Kaisercraft
Punch: Fiskars
Ribbon: May Arts


Instructions:
1. Die cut red and black favor boxes. You only need a strip that is 2"x 12" for the black favor. Use the Pro to adhere the cardstock together. Fold along score lines. Use Pro to assemble the favor box.
2. Use border punch on strip of black cardstock that is 2"x 12". Use pro to adhere black strip to favor. Hide the seam on the front of the favor where the heart will go.
3. Use ribbon adhesive to adhere heart ribbon to the center of the black border strip. Again, hide the seam on the front of the box.
4. Add pearls along scalloped die cut. Adhere die cut with Raise'n's. Adhere "I love you" die cut with UcutIt foam.
5. Use Extreme squares on the inside of either side of the favor box to create ribbon handle. Use another piece of ribbon to tie the bow at the top of the handle.
6. Write journaling or love note on postcard die cut and place in the box. 


Cork Board Date Night Card
by Cheri Wenger
 
Supplies:

Glue Arts - Glue Glider™ Pro with high tac and extreme adhesive cartridges and U-Cut_it Double-sided Adhesive Foam
Shabby Chic Crafts - Valentine themed Cardstock Cut Outs
DCWV - black square card & envelope
Little Yellow Bicycle - Heart Stick Pin
The Twinery - Maraschino and Caribbean Twine
May Arts - satin diecut hearts ribbon
Recollections - small black brad
Stampin’ Up!® - Tempting Turquoise Cardstock
Misc. - 1/8" hole punch; piece of thin rolled cork; black marker; sicssors; scrap paper

 
Instructions:

1. Cut strip of Turquoise CS to 5.5" x 1" and attach to card 1-3/4" from the top edge using Pro with high tac adhesive.
2. Cut cork rectangle to measure 4.5" x 3.25". Play with positioning of paper CS elements on top of cork. Punch hole with 1/8" punch and insert black brad into main ledger card. Fasten in back. Add paper clip. Attach these layered elements to the piece of cork using Pro with high tac adhesive cartridge.
3. Switch out high tac cartridge to the extreme adhesive cartridge and apply it to back side of cork. Add cork at an angle to front of card.
4. Add piece of U-Cut_it foam to XO heart circle and layer in bottom right.
5. Add heart stick pin to cork board being careful to not insert through the cardstock, just the cork.
6. Cut 21-22" pieces of red and turquoise twine. Tie both around bottom of front panel and tie in a bow. Trim ends to desire length.
7. Trip string of diecut ribbon hearts to width of card. Place face down on scrap paper and run Pro over top with high tac adhesive cartridge inserted. Remove any excess adhesive from open areas. Attach to bottom of card.
8. Add your own personal message to the message board to complete this card


 Lastly our winner of last week's prize pack-
2 sheets each of our Accent It All Vinyl in Dazzle Red, Tickle Me Pink, Sterling Silver, White Out, Wild Blue Yonder and Plum Crazy!! And to assist your crafting...we'll include our Adhesive Squares which are a must have for every crafter! is...


wearestampers said...
Love the cut out look of these cards! This is a must try! Thanks for sharing! Pam congrats Pam! please email  Gluegirl@gluearts.com with your information and we'll get that right out to you!!
 
 

86 comments:

  1. The valentine box is so cute! Those look like fun cutouts!

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  2. Love these projects, especially the valentine box! Thanks for sharing your creative projects!

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  3. I love the valentine box! I was looking for something to make for valentines!!!! Thanx for the chance!

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  4. Very nice Vday box!! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Lynne
    thebowsersapril97 at yahoo dot com

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  5. Cute valentine box! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  6. Cute projects- the box is adorable.

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  7. Love that Corkboard Date Night Card.

    I'd love to have date night with my husband! It's the day before our sons 9th birthday, so we probably won't!!
    Thanks for sharing them with us!

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  8. That valentine's box is adorable. Thanks for the inspiration! Lucy iluvlu2003@yahoo.com

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  9. Oh yay!! Thank you soo much for picking me! With all the great projects from last week, it will surely get me started working with your vinyl! And a great idea today for the Valentine holder! My son needs one for school! Thanks Glue Arts!
    Pam

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  10. Great projects. Love the valentine's box.

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  11. such inspiring crafts.. I especially love the treat bag for valentines.. so cute!

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  12. Great projects! I like them both, especially the use of the cork paper. Gives me an idea! Anne, yourmainestamper

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  13. Love that Glue Arts features new and innovative projects. These are great!

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  14. Fantastic projects!! I <3 glue arts :)

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  15. The box is terrific but the cork card is just so creative....I love it.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  16. Love that idea. Sure glad I follow this blog so I can get all the wonderful inspiration. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  17. Great ideas! Love the corkboard card. Thanks for the fabulous inspiration! :-D

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  18. Love the Valentine treat box and the corkboard card is too cute!! :)

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  19. such a great box! As always, love your tutorials!

    Anne

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  20. Wow another great week of inspiration...two thumbs up Lindsay and Cheri...love every last detail of your projects...thanks Glue Arts!

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  21. Love that Valentine Holder and the date night card!

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  22. Love the Valentine box! What a creative card!! Thanks for the ideas.

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  23. Love the Valentine Box and the cards!!

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  24. love it, great day to celebrate

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  25. excellent design. liking this totally!

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  26. amazing Valentines gift bag, nice card too

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  27. What a sweet valentine box ... takes me back to when I was a kid at school and we made our own valentines boxes and I always used an oatmeal container to make mine with.

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  28. I like the card and gift bag. really nice, thanks for sharing

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  29. The Date Night card is my favorite! Love it! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  30. Now I know what to do with all that cork I bought, thinking, I can do something with this !

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  31. sweet projects! the dt is just so talented!

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  32. the box is a wonderful idea, I really liked the mix of colors!!!

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  33. Love the box! Thanks for the chance to win!!

    Meredith
    mcshupe@att.net

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  34. So excited about this week, I love Shabby Chic and stalk their blog all the time, can't wait to see the projects this week.

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  35. Great projects, especially the Valentine box.

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  36. Love them both. I think I will have to make one of each or two :-)
    thanks for the great projects..

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  37. A valentine box, that's fun, I remember when we made those.
    Love shabby Chic, I look forward to the rest of the week. Thanks

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  38. This is a wonderful looking box. I want to make some for my daughter's office. I think they will be "sweet" sitting on their desk's. This is a very good inspiration!!! pennykitz@charter.net
    http://pennykitz.blogspot.com/

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  39. Lovely! Great inspiration for Valetine's Day!!

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  40. Hi ,How are you all today?
    I have to say I LOVE both of those
    gift bags ! Way too cute!
    As ever, Moe

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  41. I love your sponsor for this week and looking forward to each day! Lovin' the cork board card today.

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  42. Great projects for Valentine's Day. Thanks.

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  43. Just love anything shabby chic so will definitely be following along!!

    Vicki Maloney

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  44. I love your Valentine card box!! Also, think your cork card is just too cute!!!
    Thanks for the chance of another Great Giveaway!!
    debpaint16@aol.com

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  45. Cute projects! And love the conversational heart photo!

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  46. That Valentine Box is really cute. That would be fun to fill with goodies.

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  47. Fantastic projects yet again! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  48. I adore the Valentine Box. Thank you for sharing.

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  49. Wonderful projects!

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  50. Great projects! As always thanks for the inspiration!

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  51. Love the Valentine box...you always have such treat projects.

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  52. Just love the Valentine box. What a cute project.

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  53. Awww..I like the Valentine Box..I wonder if I will get one...

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  54. Love the Valentine Card holder. That is really a cute idea. A date night with hubby is really a neat thing.
    Hazel
    hdhall6002 (at) sbcglobal (dot) net

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  55. I remember sending my girls to school with shoe boxes for their valentine collection. Times have changed and these are so much cuter!

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  56. love the valentine box and the card

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  57. I'm a Valentine junkie! I love the little note box project. :)

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  58. love that box. cute card too.

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  59. Super cute projects--love that date night note;) FUN!

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  60. Love the punch that the black accents give these projects.

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  61. These projects are so very cute. Thanks for sharing

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  62. hi, i have been a shabby chic for many years. so this generous giveaway will go well with my collection
    ava
    cottagerca

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  63. love the valentine box. Great for school. Might have to buy this die. Thanks for the chance to win

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  64. I'm in the right place because I'm in desperate need of some cute Valentine's Day projects!

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  65. Love the date night note.....in need of those!....lol

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  66. Just simply adorable little Valentine box....I have that die cut! Thanks for sharing and the chance at the giveaway! Have a great day!

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  67. SO cute! I loved meeting some of the glue girls at CHA and found out that emily and I live super close together!!!

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  68. Love the valentine treat box!
    Carriep

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  69. These are gorgeous... I love the corkboard date night card, super cute!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com
    zloe.blogspot.com

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  70. Happy Valentine's Day Glue Arts!!!

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  71. Cute projects. I really like the box and the card is so unique.

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  72. These are both beautiful projects, thanks for sharing.
    Kim xXx

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  73. These are such great ideas - thank you for sharing them!

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  74. What a wonderful treat box...TFS!

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