Welcome to Craft Project Central for August!!
Here is a sneak peak at the projects that have been loaded so far this month. You will have access to all of these great projects when you subscribe to August! Remember that new projects will be posted every two to three days until the end of the month, so make sure to check back often or subscribe to our email updates!
Back to School Desk Accessory Gift Set!
Get ready to go back to school with this fun gift set! The Covered Notepad Portfolio packs a real punch with a surprise pocket on the inside cover. It’s simple to make, but has a very finished look inside and out! You’ll have the measurements to make twelve simple Note Cards, great for sending off those quick little thoughtful messages. After bundling and tying up some pencils, you’ll have all the components to fill the Desktop Accessory Box. The fabulous Desktop Accessory Box is a compact and practical way to organize this gift!
Beach Vignette Ensemble!
Summer is coming to an end, but you can enjoy the beach all year long with this Beach Vignette Ensemble! The Framed Beach Sign takes center stage in this fun ensemble with bottles and shells surrounding it. You can leave the bottles plain or decorate them with jute to give them a beachy vibe. Turn plain glass votive holders into sea glass votive holders with simple supplies and an easy trick! And don’t forget a matching card in case you want to give this set away to someone who needs a little more summer!
Elegant Floral Gift Packaging Trio!
Do you need an elegant gift packaging idea for a wedding or another special event? These gift packaging projects are just what you need. This tutorial includes a 4-1/4” square gift box, gift bag, and a treat pouch. The square box is perfect for gifts 4” or smaller, the gift bag is a perfect way to make a card/gift card extra special, and the treat pouch would be a perfect way to give treats to wedding guests. All three packages feature the products in the Floral Boutique Suite. This would also make a great product-based class.
Back To School with Foxy Friends!
It’s back to school time and what better way to start off the year than to give your child’s teacher an adorable gift set!! This cute set features the Foxy Friends Stamp Set and Fox Builder Punch. It’s such a fun set to use and the possibilities of darling animals you can create with it are endless!! This set also uses the matching Designer Series Paper Stack called A Little Foxy.
Fancy Flamingo Gift Set!
As summer is ending, you’ll want to have a gift for the relatives and friends you’ve visited. This flamingo tray and pineapple treat box will be a perfect “thank you” gift. If you’re the one hosting family and friends, it’s a wonderful “pillow gift” for guests. Simply package some chocolates in the Clear Tiny Treat Boxes and add some basic toiletries on the tray with a welcoming note card. You can also make this for yourself as a beautiful home décor piece. Create multiple personalized note cards for your own use or make them as a gift for a friend. This project will also make a great class or stamp camp.
Ahoy There! Note Card & Gift Box!
The By the Shore Suite uses colors and images that evoke cool ocean water and gentle summer breezes. Come take a swim with the colorful fish in the Seaside Shore Stamp Set and relax with the soothing colors of the By the Shore Designer Series Paper. It’s vacation time, Stampin’ Up! style.
Traveler Travel Log Gift Set!
A place to record memories and moments from your trip. A place for a special friend to make quick sketches of sites and significant finds. This Traveler Travel Log Gift Set is a perfect gift for yourself or for any explorer with the travel bug! In this project you will learn how to create a faux alligator finish using embossing powder and your bone folder. You will also learn how to make a mini travel log with simple hand-sewn signatures. This gift set includes a mini travel log and a unique “suitcase” to hold the travel log.
Lightning Bug Lantern Gift Set!
Light up your nights and hang on to summer a little bit longer with this shiny silver lantern. Add a battery powered tea light inside and it will remind you of seeing fireflies twinkling in the evening in summertime. You can hang the lantern for display from the attached ribbon so it can grace either your table or your walls. Bring a smile to someone’s face by gifting this beautiful lantern with the matching card and a set of note cards. This would be an excellent class project or hostess gift!
Colorful Fiesta Quilt Designs!
Quilting is a popular craft and one that affords great opportunity to put vibrant colors and shapes to work. With this tutorial, use a couple of quilting techniques and designer paper to create four festive birthday cards. You’ll also learn how to use one punch and the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper to create a bright and colorful home décor canvas that is sure to add a little happiness to any room where it’s placed.
A Sweet Birthday Ensemble!
This beautiful Birthday Sweet and Cupcake themed ensemble is for that special girl or woman in your life. It’s for six guests but you could make more! All using beautiful designer series paper and cardstock. The die cut and embossed Happy Birthday Banner is adorable and can be used year after year. Sweet and simple invitations have a raised cupcake plus envelopes. The birthday card has a glimmer filled clear shaker underneath the cupcake. There’s a Thank You Note Book to record gifts, the year and important information about the birthday. Can’t forget the tiny Goody Bags and lastly, six simple Thank You Cards finish this ensemble.
August Bonus Project!
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Shake it Up!
Who doesn’t love a shaker card…or a shaker tag! This project includes instructions for three ways to create simple shaker cards…and matching shaker tags! Featuring the Designer Tin of Cards Stamp Set and colorful papers, this project uses sequins and punches…for sparkle and color…to create fun, interactive cards and tags that everyone is sure to love!
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