Friday, 11 September 2020

New Website

 Hi everyone,

As you will know i have not posted on here for a very long time. The reason being as i have a new website so i will know longer be posting on here. 

I will close this blog down as soon as i have transferred all of my tutorials over. You can start checking out my new site now and you can also subscribe/follow so you don't miss any posts.

The website address is http://www.positivelypapercraft.com

Thank you and i hope you like my new website.


Love Ann

Sunday, 28 June 2020

Beautiful Chipboard Thread/Storage Box


Easy chipboard storage box

Hi Everyone
Thank you for stopping by my Blog. Today i have a beautiful storage box that i made from grey Board. I needed something to store my sewing threads in so that is what the box is designed to hold, however you can store anything you like in it. Its very strong and closes with a Magnet. You can find the links to all the products i used under my Youtube Video description. 

Chipboard storage box


I decorated the top with a selection of Paper Flowers & also some clay embellishments. I think it turned out really pretty & it also holds about 32 Spools of thread. 

DIMENSIONS 
FOR THE LID YOU NEED CHIPBOARD MEASURING 5" X 6 1/4" 
2 PIECES MEASURING 2" X 6 1/4" 
PATTERNED PAPER TO GLUE  YOUR CHIPBOARD ON TO 

FOR THE BASE YOU NEED CHIPBOARD MEASURING 6 1/4" X 4 3/4" 
2 PIECES MEASURING 2" X 4 3/4" 
AGAIN YOU NEED PATTERNED PAPER AND ALSO 2 PIECES TO COVER THE SIDES OF YOUR CHIPBOARD 

Thank you and i will be back soon with another tutorial.

Love Ann xx

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

#4 Sizzix Week Adorable Greenhouse card


Fold flat greenhouse card

Hi Everyone,
Welcome back to my Sizzix week & today i have an adorable & very simple Greenhouse card for you. The great thing is that it folds completely flat for posting. I have even made an envelope for it. I hope you like it and will give it a try. 

Fold flat greenhouse card


You can find the links under my youtube tutorial for all the products i used in this tutorial. Below you can find the measurements for the card & also the envelope. The envelope was made on the envelope punch board.

DIMENSIONS
CARD MEASURES 8 X 4 3/4"
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 1/2" ON EACH END THEN 4"

CARD MEASURES 10 X 4 3/4" 
SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 5"

ACETATE X 2 PIECES MEASURING 4 1/2" X 2 1/8"

PAPER FOR THE ENVELOPE MEASURES 10 1/8" X 10/1/8" 
PUNCH AND SCORE @ 4 1/2"

I will be back tomorrow with project #5 

Bye for now 
Ann xx

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

#3sizzixweek Exploding Flower Garden


Exploding Flower garden card

Hi Everyone,
Welcome to project number 3 of my sizzix week. Today i have a very beautiful exploding Flower Garden card. I love this project & i am sure whoever you make if for will have no idea whats inside!! I am pretty sure they would never guess it has a mini Garden inside! 

its very simple to make & all you really need is card , Paper, Flowers and some dry floral foam. I used a couple of Sizzix Flower dies & also there flower foam. The rest of the Flowers are some silk & paper ones that i had in my stash. I did also make a couple of rolled roses from paper & a Sizzix bigz die. 

The paper pad is a DCWV pad & the two little sentiments on the inside are also from the paper pad. I glued some Faux moss into my little Garden part ( You can find all product links under my youtube video).

I hope you like Today's project. You can find the dimensions below. 

DIMENSIONS 

12 X 12 " CARD FOR THE BOX BASE 
SCORE BOTH SIDES @ 4" & 8" 
OR
30.5 CM X 30.5 CM 
SCORE BOTH SIDES @ 10.2 CM & 20.3 CM 

CARD FOR THE FLORAL FOAM & FLOWERS MEASURES 5 7/8" X 5 7/8" 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1" 
OR
15 CM X 15 CM 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 2.5 CM 

PAPER TO DECORATE THE PANELS MEASURES 3 3/4" X 3 3/4" 
OR
9.5 CM X 9.5 CM 

CARD FOR THE LID MEASURES 6 1/4" X 6 1/4" 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1" 
OR
15.8 CM X 15.8 CM 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 2.5 CM 

I will be back tomorrow with project number 4.

Love Ann xx

Monday, 22 June 2020

#2 Sizzix Week No Die Inside Pop-Up Card


No die pop-up card

Hi Everyone,
Welcome back to my Blog & Day 2 of my Sizzix week. I am so excited to share this pop-up card with you! Its so cool and you don't need a die to create the pop-up mechanism.  A Lady posted a card like this in my Facebook craft group last week. I thought it was so cool! I found a free template online to create the pop-up ball mechanism. I will put all the links under my YouTube tutorial. You just need to print it off & cut it out.

No die pop up ball card

I used the Love Birds Shadow Box die set from Sizzix to decorate my Card. I love this die set! Its just the cutest thing ever. The little Birds are so sweet. You get everything included like the hearts & Flowers etc. Of course you can decorate your Pop-up card any way you like. I am sure you will make more than one of these! 

No die pop up ball card




Sizzix Love birds pop up card

The great thing about this card is that it fold down completely flat! Because you add an elastic band inside it creates a kind of spring action. Its not hard to make and you will love it and so will the recipient! 

Below you can find the measurements for the card in metric and imperial.

DIMENSIONS
CARD BASE MEASURES 12 X 6" 
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 3" & 9" 
OR
30.5 CM X 15.2 CM 
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 7.6 CM & 22.9 CM 

PATTERNED PAPER MEASURES 5 7/8" X 5 7/8" X 2 PIECES 
2 7/8" X 5 7/8" X 4 PIECES 
OR
14.9 CM X 14.9 CM  X 2 PIECES 
7.3 CM X 14.9 CM X 4 PIECES 

WHITE CARD BASE MEASURES 5 3/4" X 5 3/4" 
OR
14.6 CM X 14,6 CM 
CARD FOR THE BELLY BAND MEASURES 1 1/4" X 12"YOU MAT ALSO NEED TO ADD ANOTHER PIECE ON TO MAKE IT FIT. MINE MEASURES 1 1/4" X 2" I JUST GLUED IT ON THE THE END 

FRONT CARD FOR THE BELLY BAND MEASURES 5 7/8" X 1 1/8" 
OR
2.9 CM X 14.9 CM 

Thank you for stopping by & i will be back tomorrow with project number 3.

Bye for now 
Love Ann xx

Sunday, 21 June 2020

#1 Sizzix Week Terrarium Gift Box


Sizzix terrarium gift box

Hi Everyone,
Welcome to my Blog and Day 1 of my Sizzix Week!! I am so excited about the next 7 Days! I really have some awesome projects lined up for you! I have had so much fun the last week & its a true pleasure to work with Sizzix products. The quality is second to none & if you have used any of there products you will already know that. 

We are kicking of the week with this gorgeous Terrarium gift box. This would love gorgeous displayed in your house or it would make a beautiful gift for lots of different people. Its a very large box & i am thrilled with the end result.

Terrarium gift box
Sizzix Terrarium Gift Box


The large dies i used to create the windows are just ones i had in my stash. You can you whatever you like though, squares, ovals or even just cut the windows with a craft knife & a ruler. You don't have to use dies. I placed acetate behind so it looks more like a real Terrarium. I added gold card in the bottom of the box for a nice refection & also around the windows. 

The cool thing is when you lift the lid off, the little Terrarium comes out as it is attached to the the lid! If the box gets moved etc it swings & its just so adorable. You get all the flower dies & leaves etc with the die set. I will pop a picture of it below & if you click it you will be taken direct to the sizzix website if you want to purchase it or check it out,


Below you can find the measurements for the Terrarium gift box in metric & imperial.
DIMENSIONS
2 PIECES OF CARD MEASURING 12 X 9"
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 8" 
SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 4 1/4" & 8 1/2" DO THIS ON BOTH PIECES OF CARD
OR
30.5 CM X 22.9 CM 
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 20.3 CM 
SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 10.8 CM & 21.6 CM 
PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE BOX FRONT X 4 PIECES 7 7/8" X 4" 
OR
19.7 CM X 10.2 CM 
4 X ACETATE MEASURING 6 1/2" X 4 1/8" 
OR
16.5 CM X 10.5 CM 
GOLD CARD FOR THE BOTTOM 4 1/8" X 4 1/8" 
OR
10.5 CM X 10.5 CM 
CARD FOR THE LID MEASURES 6 3/8" X 6 3/8" 
OR
16.2 CM X 16.2 CM 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1" OR 2.5 X CM
I will be back tomorrow with project number 2 ( You will LOVE this one) 

Bye for now 
Love Ann xxx

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Easy No Die 3D Shoes & Shoe Box


No die 3d shoe tutorial

Hi Everyone,
Thank you for stopping by my Blog today.  I have the most adorable project today! A really cute pair of shoes & a matching Shoe box gift box!! How cute!! 
If you are in my Facebook group, the other day a Lady posted a pair of Shoes like these ones. Lots of people loved them and i said i would do something similar. Its not my idea and the template i found online for free. You can find the link for it under my Youtube tutorial but i will also put it at the end of this blog post.

I came up with the matching Shoe Box myself. I thought it would be so cute & it just looks like a mini Pair of new shoes!  As the title states, no dies are needed, You just download the free shoe PDF, print it off then cut it out. Draw around it on the paper/card you want to use and then cut that out. Its really simple to do. 

No die 3D shoe card


I thought it would look really sweet to put the sentiment on the inside of the Shoe. The idea was to make it look like the size label you see inside the shoe. I just stamped mine onto 2 pieces of card measuring 1" x 2" & then used a Black Micron pen to draw some faux stitching around the outside.  I put a Bow on the front of the shoes. Its just a Bow die from Alincrafts that i have in my stash. You could also maybe put a Flower on the front. 

Below you can find the measurements for my Shoe Box in metric & Imperial. 

DIMENSIONS

2 PIECES OF CARD MEASURING 12 X 4" 

SCORE THE LONG SIDES @ 6 1/2" & 11 1/2"

SCORE THE SHORT SIDES @ 3 1/2"
OR
30.5 CM X 10.1 CM 
SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 16.5 CM & 29.2 CM 
SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 8.9 CM 

2 PIECES MEASURING 6 1/2" X 5" ( CUT THEM JUST SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN THE SIZE STATED) 

OR 
16.5 CM X 12.7 CM 

1 PIECE OF CARD FOR THE LID MEASURING 8 5/8" X 7 1/8" 
SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1"
OR
21.9 CM X 18.1 CM 

SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 2.5 CM 

Thank you and i will be back again on Friday with another tutorial. 

Bye for now

Love Ann xxx