Monday, May 1, 2017

Teacher Time!


Hello Everyone!!  It's the beginning of May and that means it's time for another brand new release by ODBD!!!  It's time for school peeps with a range of dies and stamps perfect for teachers, Sunday School teachers and even your local school bus driver!!  Imagine all those end of school year projects that you could get done!  :)

Of course it wouldn't be a new release hop without PRIZES!!!  :)
Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 Gift Code to the ODBD Website  just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until May 2, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. USA EDT to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on May 3rd so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Today I'm using a stamp set called Class Act as well as the A+ Apples Dies (serious FUN dies!).



If you've been following the blog this year, you would have seen the fabby new 3D/box/basket/lantern dies that have been brought out and how much a looooooove them so of course I had to combine these new goodies with the Glorious Gable Box Die to create a darling gift box!!

I began by using the Glorious Gable Box Die to cut some Kraft cardstock - using only the top filigree inserts so that the rest of the box was solid card.  I adhered this together with some High Tack Double sided tape and then attached some hessian (burlap) ribbon topped with green gingham ribbon around the bottom.  Next came the fun bit!!!  I cut SIX of the middle sized apple from A+ Apples dies.  FIVE I scored in roughly the middle (the shape is not totally symmetrical, so I've popped it in the Scor Buddy and scored each one at 1 inch which is close to the middle).  Fold each of these and start gluing the sides together to create the 3D apple.  Once you have half a 3D apple, glue it to the sixth die cut which is still flat - this makes it easier to glue to your box! 


Die cut the apple stem and leaf and glue to the front of the box as shown.  Die cut a smaller apple using the smallest apple/stem/leaf dies in the A+ Apples set, glue together and pop it up on foam tape on the handle.  Finally stamp the sentiment from Class Act in white pigment ink onto black card cut with Pennant Flags Dies and attach as shown.

Stamps - Class Act (ODBD)
Paper - Kraft, Black, Red, Brown, Green
Ink - Hero Arts Unicorn Pigment Inkpad
Accessories - ODBD Dies: Glorious Gable Box Die, A+ Apples Dies, Pennant Flags Dies; X-press It High Tack Doublesided Tape, X-press It Foam Tape, Hessian (Burlap) Ribbon, Green Gingham Ribbon


I've also made a quick Corner Bookmark using the same stamp and die set!  Create a corner bookmark out of Kraft Cardstock and layer with Rustic Beauty Collection paper (top triangle) and green card topped with Vintage Ephemera Collection paper (bottom).  Stamp the pile of books from Class Act in Rich Cocoa on X-press It Blending Card and colour with Copic Markers.  Die cut with Stitched Oval Dies and glue to the front.  Accent with the 'A+' dies from A+ Apples cut out of red and attach as shown.

Stamps - Class Act (ODBD)
Paper - ODBD Rustic Beauty Collection, Vintage Ephemera Collection; Kraft, Green, X-press It Blending Card, Red
Ink - Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories - ODBD Dies: A+ Apples, Stitched Oval Dies; Glue

I'm sure you can't wait to see what the Breadsticks have lined up for you today!!  Hop on by these blogs and be inspired!!

Cathy * Kathy * Dawn *Sandee * Angie * Julie * Lisa * Chris * Diana * Robin * Sabrina * Helen * Lori

 
That's all from me today, thanks for visiting and hope you are inspired to stamp!!  :)

25 comments:

DJ said...

Wow...where to start? The box is cute and I really appreciate the tips on the folded apple. I have so much trouble getting those things to line up even when they are symmetrical. I ADORE the bookmark. What a great way to show appreciation for teachers! TFS!

Linda Royalty said...

Oh what a cute idea! I really like the apple used as a 3-d on the box. This is a wonderful set of stamps and dies!

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your apple gift box and corner bookmark are so adorable! Any teacher would love it.

Cathymac said...

Your gable box and book mark are perfect gifts for teacher appreciation, Kathy! LOVE the 3-D apple idea on the box and IMHO one can never have too many book marks and this one is beautiful! Fabulous display of this month's products, my friend!

c-mouse said...

That bookmark is over the top...wish I had those items to help DD make bookmarks for her teachers this week. c-mouse

Michelle Chmelar said...

would love to turn that corner bookmark into a card! Love it!

Donna Whitten said...

Super cute projects, can't wait to case them! Thanks for sharing! Love this fabulous release.

Sue LD said...

Cute apple treat box and book mark. I like the dimensional apple.

Mary Babet said...

Love your card and the corner book mark. I haven't made one of those in awhile. You've inspired me to make that my next project.

Char K said...

cute projects--who wouldn't want these?!

Berina RGA said...

Such beautiful creations. I love your corner bookmark. So cute with the pile of books.

McStamper said...

Love your great ideas. The gift box is fantastic and I love the awesome book mark.

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Both projects are soooooo cute! Love how you did the apple on the box and I love your coloring of the books on the bookmark!

Crafty Pink Pixie said...

Love all the projects! That apple die is amazing; love how it pops up!!! :)

Carmela Hubler said...

What clever projects. I love the apple on the treat box and the book mark is very unique. Great projects!

Regena said...

love ur box!! great projects

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Love your gable box with the 3d apple!! So fun and beautiful!! What an awesome bookmark too. Perfect my friend! Awesome use of the release!
hugs,
Chris

Jan D. said...

I love the 3-d apple on the box. It is the wow factor for that piece. I also love the corner book mark. So pretty, but functional. Thank you for such great inspiration and ideas.

Dawn said...

Clever, Kathy!! Love your 3-D apple and what a great idea to make a bookmark!!

Sandy H said...

Really cute and clever projects. These will definitely become keepsakes.

Denise Bryant said...

Great projects! Love the 3D apple!

April said...

These are great projects. Love them both!

Sherry said...

what an awesome box and darling bookmark! love the bookmark!!

Heidi Stamps said...

The dimensional apple is so cute!

Gabrielle McCann said...

Too too cute! Great stamp set!

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