Tuesday, March 11, 2014

OK, here is the craft for "Craft & Crop" at the Bird House

This is cute and simple. I have made these little sour cream containers before, but this is made to resemble a carrot and is so sweet.

Here is how I made it. Cut your paper to 5"X 6 inches and roll like a cylinder use hot glue to clue it so it is shaped like a empty toilet paper roll. Then smash one of the ends flat and hot glue it shut. Add candy or some treat and then take a 5 inch piece of card stock in green and if you have a crimping tool you can use it but I did not. So, I used my Martha Stewart score board and scored the piece every 1/4 inch then folded it back and forth like a fan. Then I cut across the folds but not all the way. I left 1/4 inch. then I cut it in 3 or 4 sections and layered them on top of each other as shown above and hot glued them to the opening on the other end. Then smash the other end shut but in the opposite direction from the other end and used Hot glue to seal it shut. Then I cut a 2" scallop circle out of patterned paper and a regular circle with shadow and then regular cut at 1 1/4". then you can stamp your message on it. I also applied chalk ink to the edges of all three pieces. You can poke a hole at the top and the container and put a ribbon through to attach the tag. It came out really cut. Hope you have fun with this.
Marye Bird

This is the card we will be creating for March 22 "Craft & Crop" at the Bird House.

I found this cute card on Pintrest and just had to figure out how to make it. It turned out great!

This cute little card is shaped like an egg and I added some cute embelishments that I cut on my Cricut along with the brown bunny. I added some rine stones to the layered flowerw and used my Martha stewart punch for the trim. This card started with a white base and then I cut a patterned egg at 1/4 inch smaller. I then cut the egg into two pieces and glued the bottom half close to the edge leaving the top open in order to slide another smaller egg inside. The top half is where I took a brad and attached it just at the left side so it could be moved up and down to open the card and take out the smaller one with my message on it. I found some great quotes and added one to the front and one to the inside on the egg where my message will be.


I love this card!!!

Here is the egg that I will insert in the pouch. Don't ya just love it?

Take a look at what's coming for March "Craft & Crop" at the Bird House.

We will be doing an Easter theme for March 22 projects. Here are the pages
I found this cute accumulation of sweet words concerning Easter and had to add it to our project.
I found a cute rabbit and figured out how I could make it using ovals of different sizes and a scallop circle for the tail.

This was the best part of the project. This heart was cut 6 1/2 X 4 and I used a scallop circle for the purple back piece and embossed it, then I found a decorative cut from Cricut cartridge Ornamental Iron 2 and cut it in white and layered it on the purple, then put the cross on next, now I cut a purple heart from George and basic shapes at 2" shadow and a white one at normal 2" and the white one I embossed in a different pattern. Then layered that on the cross. I then took a 1/4 inch purple ribbon and wrapped it around the cross and placed a pearl sticker in the center It was great!
I found this on line and loved it. It made this whole page come together. Hope you like it and have a great time putting it together at "Craft & Crop" at the Bird House on March 22 at my home Sat. at 6:30, don't forget to bring a dish.
Here are the names I have reserved seats for, if you can not make it please let me know so I can fill the spot. I have one spot left open.
Sue P.
Toby, Sue's Friend
Debbie Y.
Rita F.
Carmen E.
Pamela H.
Deniz A.
Sondra M.
Victoria A.
Candi S.
Marye Bird