Thursday, March 27, 2014

Easter Basket with Beth

I have been so eager for spring to be here and it finally is!  So for today's project, I couldn't help but make an Easter basket filled with goodies.
The file I used for the basket itself is from the Charmingly Green set at SVG Attic and I used the shamrock bowl.  All I did was take the shamrocks out of the cutting files so the sides of my basket were blank.  I also added two handles on it simply by cutting two pieces of green cardstock at .75"x6" and adhering them to the inside of the basket.
On the sides I made a white circle that was 2.25" tall and embossed it with my Swiss Dots embossing folder.  I popped those up with pop dots.  Then I used the chick and bunny peeps from the Easter Fun set and sized them to fit nicely in the circle.
I cut one chick and one bunny out of each color of cardstock, added chalk ink, doodle dots and even a white felt circle for the bunny tails :)
 Here is a close up of one of the sides.
 Last I added 5 buttons to each of the handles just to add a little more character and finished it off with a beautiful bow of rumpled ribbon and a tag with a stamped sentiment.
 I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

Beth's Beauties

Monday, March 24, 2014

Feel Better Card with Beth

Today I am sharing with you a get well card.  I rarely make this type of card, but when the need arises I love using bright colors that are sure to brighten anyone's spirits!  The papers I used are DCWV's Dots, Stripes and Plaids stack and also their Fiber stack which definitely brought the vibrant colors I was looking for.
For this card I used cutting files that are from SVG Attic's Feel Better Soon kit.  I made the card the same as the files except I enlarged the band-aids to make them cover the whole background.
I am a nurse and that set is just totally me!  I fell in love with the band-aids that are on this card and of course, had to add that red cross.
I didn't add much dimension to this card since it is going to be sent through the mail, but I did add four colors of twine around the bottom to add texture.
Don't forget, we are holding a DT call!  See THIS blog post for all the details!

I hope you have a wonderfully crafty day!

Beth's Beauties

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

SVG Attic Design Team Call

We need a design team!

Do you like to scrapbook and craft?  Do you have a blog?  Like to take pictures?  Do tutorials?
What we are looking for? We are looking for a creative team of individuals who want to have fun with fun designs, network with other crafters, and build and develop the SVG Attic name. Selected individual would need to make a 6 month commitment to making 2 blog posts in SVG Attic per month on a designated day of the week (1st and 3rd Wed for example).  We are looking for various skill levels and areas of expertise (scrapbooking, paper crafting, cards, etc) In return you would get the chance to network and build friendships with other designers, build your resume, build your personal blog and connect with us, and of course lots of free designs to stretch your imagination.  You will also have a chance to work with SVG Attic and make suggestions of other fun designs.  

If this sounds like you please send us an e-mail at by April 3.  Please include a little about yourself and why you want to join the SVG Attic team.  A link to your blog and 2-3 pictures of projects you are most proud of.

Thank you for your interest! We hope to hear from you soon!.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Shabby Chic St. Patty's Projects with Beth

Since St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, I thought you would like to see a little more inspiration for that holiday!
First, I made a 4" square box and decided to go with a shabby chic feel on it.  I used the Lucky Me kit  for the Lucky Me and postage stamp cuts.  The box itself was from the Basic Deep Lid Boxes kit.  
Here is a top view.  I added green bling, twine, glossy accents and white gel pen accents.  All the edges of the papers were inked with dark brown chalk ink.
I added green and white rumpled ribbon all around the lid and tied it in a double bow in the front.  The little glittered shamrock charm is cut from Snapdragon Snippets' March Charms set.  I added two layers of glossy accents to it so it really shines!
And of course, since it is a box, here it is opened!
This card is perfect for St. Patrick's Day, but could easily be used as a good luck card at any time of the year.  I used the Lucky Me kit from SVG Attic for the horseshoe postage stamp cuts.  The card base is 5" square.
To embellish it, I added several faux stitching and accent pen lines in black and white.  I added green bling, twine and a button.  I stamped a sentiment on a tag and inked those edges with green chalk.  The cute little glittered shamrock charm is cut from Snapdragon Snippets' March Charms set.
I hope you enjoyed these projects.  Have a wonderfully crafty day!

Beth's Beauties

P.S. The SVG Attic files I used in these projects and ALL their files are currently 50% off!  Perfect time to get those items on your wish list.  This sale ends Saturday, March 15th, so don't wait!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Quest for 5000

Wow you guys are awesome we grew 1000 fans on Facebook in 10 days! We're having a contest. If we hit 5000 facebook fans in 10+ days we will give away one 20 dollar gift cards. If we hit it from 6-10 days we will give two $20 gift cards. If we hit it from 3-5 days we will give away three $30 gift cards. And if we hit it in 2 or less days we will give away 5 $30 gift cards. Make sure to comment on the post to be entered to win. Feel free to share!

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Check out this amazing birthday cake made by Teachdanz featuring our "Make a Wish Collection".  It looks so realistic.  Great paper choice.  Thanks for sharing with us.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Intricate Snowflake Card with Beth

I am sure by now most of you have seen the brand new SVG set called Ice Princess Party Pack that was released a couple days ago.  It is so darling and perfect for all the Frozen movie fans out there. I only have boys, so I probably won't have the opportunity to use it for a birthday party, but that didn't stop me from using elements from it to make this beautiful card!  
 I fell in love with this intricate snowflake as soon as I saw it.  It really captures the beauty that can be seen in real ones.  It is from the envelope file from the kit and so is the square behind the snowflake.  I sized the snowflake at 3.75" high and cut it out of silver glitter paper.  It truly shines in the light!  The square behind it is 4".  I created a blackout shadow of the snowflake in turquoise to help the snowflake stand out from the DP.  The gray trim at the bottom is from Erin's Scalloped Trims and I sized it at 0.5" tall then trimmed it to fit the card front.
Of course, what would a snowflake be without a little extra dazzle?  Okay, so maybe a lot of dazzle :)  I added silver rhinestones on the snowflake and in the corners of the square plus a large blue one in the center of the snowflake.  Add stamping, a bow and there you have the finished card!

I hope you enjoy it and if you are inspired to make one like it, we would love for you to share it on our Facebook page.

Here is a look at the entire Ice Princess Party Pack.

Beth's Beauties