Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Vintage Watering Can

Spring is here and I am ready to go play in the garden.

Tracy here and today is my turn to post on the SVG Attic blog and what could be more fitting for spring then a vintage watering can?

I am so happy with the way this turned out.  
I used paper from Pink Paislee and the  Hex shaped watering can from the 

SDS Watering Wishes

To create this project, 1st open the Hex shaped watering can and double the size.
(mine stands almost 8" tall and is 11" wide from the handle to the spout)
Once the can is glued together and before you add the optional access pieces, ink everything up with a tan ink.

Cut two of the flat daisies, without changing the size.
Ink them as well.

The can needed a couple of butterflies so I used the two from

Easter Elements

To finish it off, tie some twine around the spout.

I can't wait to place this project up on my shelf in my kitchen. 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Easter Egg Wagon

Happy Monday! Tanya from Crafting on Caffeine. I'm excited to bring you a twist on a card. This card is originally "Wagon full of Luck Card" from JGW Luckily Charmed Collection
I love with a different "load" and paper you can do so much with this card.

I used a couple embossing folders for the wagon. 
All paper is from Doodlebug.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day and please leave a comment!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Stitched Heart Sympathy Card with Beth

Good Morning!  Beth from Beth's Beauties here with you today.  I am sharing a card that's intended purpose is a Valentine's Day card, but I made it for a very different reason.
A close friend of mine had a Grandpa pass away and her favorite color is purple.  So I got out my Lilac Love stack from DCWV and the stitched heart card file from JGW Sewn From the Heart set and got to work on a sympathy card.
I used Grape Fizz Trendy Twine to lace all of the hearts onto the card base as well as the bow on the sentiment banner.  A few adhesive pearls were the only additional embellishments I added to this card.  For an assembly tutorial for this card, check out Jodi's blog!
I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Leo the Leprechaun

Hello everyone! I-team member Sonja here with a fun little project. While at parent teacher conferences for my daughter, her preschool teacher asked me if I was willing to come up with a treasure hunt game for St. Patrick's day. I of course agreed to come up with something.

That something though was the question of the day! What can I do for a preschool class since they cannot read. It needs to be something they can do as well as quickly to keep them engaged. After looking through all of SVG Attic's files, I decided to go with the 'Go Green' svg set.
Go Green
I happened to have an empty foam reader board lying around. It quickly came to me. I decided to have the children do a color treasure hunt game. Find all the colors of the rainbow to help Leo, the Leprechaun, find his pot of gold! 

Leo is the perfect file for this as he looks like he is waving to the kids. They loved him! 

I added some of the coins from this file to the pot of gold to give it a bit more texture and depth.

I decided since Leo gets his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, it would only be appropriate for the children to get their own little pots of gold after finding all the colors of the rainbow.
I ended up making 16 little pots of gold.  I simply took the pot of gold from this file, made a box, and sandwiched the two cut outs on each side of the box. 
 Before I glued the pots together, I ran them through my Big Shot to emboss them. Make them a little bit more fun for the kids!

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Monday, March 20, 2017

My Favorite Chick with Angeline

Angeline here to share with you a gift bag I made using JGW Cottontail Bunny kit.
This kit is fabulous for Easter, but you can also use it for other occasions. Here, I made a birthday gift bag to my favorite chick :)

SVG Attic: My Favorite Chick with Angeline #svgattic #scrappyscrappy #jgwcottontailbunny #giftbag #papercraft #easter #thermoweb #foil #rainbowfoil #trendytwine #nuvodrop

I cut the bag using some fancy patterned paper then tied it up using some Trendy Twine.
I then added the chick with a doily behind and the sentiment from Unity Stamp, with some Nuvo crystal drops in bright gold.

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I also added some rainbow foil from Thermoweb to the egg! Coz, why not right? :) 

SVG Attic: My Favorite Chick with Angeline #svgattic #scrappyscrappy #jgwcottontailbunny #giftbag #papercraft #easter #thermoweb #foil #rainbowfoil #trendytwine #nuvodrop


Thanks for stopping by and have a fantastic weekend ahead.
Angeline Choo
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Friday, March 17, 2017

Bottle of Luck with Lisa

Hi, everyone and welcome! Lisa with you today and I'm sharing a fun spin on the JGW Cupids Aim - Love Potion Bottle. I've bottled up some luck for all of us! If I could bottle luck I would be one rich woman, right? We all know that's not happening.

I used a few elements like the horseshoe and some of the shamrocks from the JGW Lucky Box Letters.  A few of the other parts come from the St. Patrick's Day Box Card that can be found in the Silhouette Design Store or our sister store, SnapDragonSnipets.

All the papers I used are from my stash. The solid green is Bazzill that I purchased last year from Tuesday Morning and the patterned paper is Doodlebug.

As always, thanks for joining us! 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Leprechaun Hats

I don't know about you but I am having a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact that not only is it March, but that March is half over!

Anyway, Tracy here and today is my turn to post on the blog. To help celebrate St. Patrick's day this week I decided to make some fun gifts.

I love these little hats and they are perfect for sharing a little treat.
The file is from the JGW Top O the Morning kit

Jodi has easy to follow instructions here.

I created two different sizes of hats.  The dark green is the hat just as Jodi created the file.

To make a slightly bigger hat, increase the size by 125%.  At this size it still fits on a 12 x 12 mat but the hat is a little bigger.

To give the hats a finishing touch, add some twine around the hat band. 

I am so excited with how these turned out and I can't wait to give them away.

I hope you will check out this fun file.  You still have a couple of days to create some really great projects before St. Patrick's day is here.