Friday, November 17, 2017

I Workout because Tacos


This design file is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

I Workout because Cocktails- JMRush 

I Workout because Cocktails- JMRush 


This design file is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

Hanging Tea Light Lantern






Hanging Tea Light Lantern (Flameless)-JMRush
Lantern size: W 2.5 x D 2.5 x H 5”


This Flameless Hanging Tea Light Lantern features cut outs and when vellum paper is used, a layered transparent frosted glass effect is created. This lantern has a secure bottom that allows it to be hung and still allows access to the tea light on/off switch. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

 You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1.Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock and vellum paper) This tutorial is being used for multiple design files. Yours may vary from tutorial images.
2. Fold all score lines. 
3. Line up the two lantern window pieces. Apply glue to the long side tab of the lantern and secure to the other lantern window base piece.
4. Glue the vellum paper to the window panels; centering around each of the cut out sections.
5. Apply glue to the other long side tab of the lantern window base and secure to the inside of the other lantern window base piece; creating a box.
6. Apply glue to one top tab and secure the top tab to the inside of the next angled triangle.
7. This is what it should look like:)
8.-10. Repeat for the rest of the top tabs until fully enclosed.
11. Image of the last two tabs being secured.
12. Apply glue to the inside of one of the circular hanger pieces. Align with the other circular hanger piece and secure.
13. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs of the Lantern square base and secure to the inside of the sides. 
14. Repeat for the two top tabs creating a shallow box.
15. Apply a dab of glue to the inside of the lantern tea light base just under the slot. (This will help to secure the tab when it passes through.)
16.  Tuck the end tab into the slot creating a circular tube shape.
17. Secure until dry.
18. Place the narrow circular ring piece and square piece over the tube shape you just created.
19. Apply glue to the outside of the tabs on the square side and secure downward to the square piece.
20. Flip this piece over so the circular side is up. Apply glue to the outside of the tabs on the circular side and secure downward to the circular piece. Apply glue to the tops of the ring and tabs and secure the thicker circular ring to the top.
21. This is what it should look like:)
22. Place a flameless tea light candle inside the lantern square base; centering it. Apply glue to the bottom of the square side of the combined 
lantern tea light base. Place inside the lantern square base and secure.
23. Apply glue to the inside edges of this piece and place the lantern window piece inside the box. Secure until dry. I finished this lantern with a ribbon:)



Thursday, November 16, 2017

Snowflake Tea Light

Snowflake Tea Light-Flameless JMRush 
Approximate size: W 3.25” X H 2.5” X D 3.25”

This file is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1. Cut design pieces.
2.  Fold each snow flake at the score lines. Fold the tabs of the lantern base.
3.-4. Apply a dab of glue to the inside of the lantern base just under the slot. (This will help to secure the tab when it passes through.) Tuck the end tab into the slot creating a circular tube shape.
5. Place the narrow circular ring pieces over the tube shape you just created (pretty side down).
6. Apply glue to the outside of one of the rows of tabs and secure downward to the narrow ring.
7. Apply glue to the tops of the ring and tabs and secure the thicker circular ring to the top.

8.-9.  Flip the lantern base over. Place tea light inside the ring. Repeat as before; Apply glue to the outside of the tabs and secure downward to the narrow ring. Apply glue to the tops of the ring and tabs and secure the thicker circular ring to the top. Apply glue to one side of the back of one of the snowflakes.
10. Attach the backside of another snowflake and align all edges.
11. Repeat for the last snowflake.
12. It should look like this:)
13. Open the combined snowflake grouping so that the single layer snowflakes are facing you. Apply glue to the inner ring and attach over the flameless candle. ( I used hot glue for this step).
14. I used adhesive jewels at the center of each circle to give it sparkle:)


Ice Skates Sled Ornament Gift Tag



Ice Skates Sled Ornament Gift Tag- JMRush 
Approximate size: W 2.75” X H 6”

This design file is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and can be used as a gift tag and or an ornament.
You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used doubled sided card stock)
2.  Flip the ornament base over and glue the coordinating gift tag (white) to it. Glue the wood plank pieces to the coordinating shapes on the sled base. Glue the ice skates shoes and blades to the coordinating shapes on the ice skates solid bases. Curve the branches of the two wreath pieces.
3. Adjust the smaller wreath to set as you like on top of the larger one. Apply glue to the very inside ring of the bottom wreath and secure the smaller wreath on top. Glue the thin small red piece to the center top of the combined sled.
4. Use a foam adhesive squares to attach the combined sled to the front of the ornament base; centering it. Use a foam adhesive squares to attach the combined wreaths to the front of the combined sled.
5. Using a large gauge thread or small width ribbon, tie two bows and cut a three inch piece. 
6.-7.Glue one thread bow to each ice skate and glue the ends of the 3” thread to the backside of each ice skate ( I used hot glue for this).
8. Loop the thread of the ice skates around the center branch of the combined wreath. Glue into place if you like.
9.-10.  Finish with a ribbon:)

Ski Squirrel Ornament Gift Tag



Ski Squirrel Ornament Gift Tag- JMRush 
Approximate size: W 5” X H 3.25”

This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and can be used as a gift tag and or ornament.
You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1. Cut design pieces. I used double sided card stock:)
2.. Glue each ski to the squirrel base piece.
3. Glue the large squirrel piece to the coordinating shape on the combined squirrel base piece. 
4. Glue the small squirrel body piece (with no arms) to the combined squirrel base piece. 
5. Glue the tip of the single ski pole to the combined squirrel base at the coordinating shape. Tuck the single ski pole under the arm of the last squirrel body piece and glue to the combined squirrel base piece.
6. Glue the scarf, nose, and small black ski foot loops to the coordinating shape on the combined squirrel base.
7. Glue the head to the combined squirrel base piece.
8. Flip the combined squirrel over and glue the white gift tag backing (squirrel shaped).
9. I used adhesive enamel dots to accentuate the eye and looped ribbon through the ornament loop at the top.

10.-11. I finished with a bow and a button at the top:)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Ice Skates Sled Card


Ice Skates Sled Card- JMRush 
Approximate size: W 4.25” X H 5.5”

This design file is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

You can purchase this Silhouette design file or SVG bundle here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222





1. Cut design pieces. ( I used doubled sided card stock)
2.  Fold the card base. Glue the wood plank pieces to the coordinating shapes on the sled base. Glue the ice skates shoes and blades to the coordinating shapes on the ice skates solid bases. Curve the branches of the two wreath pieces.
3. Adjust the smaller wreath to set as you like on top of the larger one. Apply glue to the very inside ring of the bottom wreath and secure the smaller wreath on top. Glue the combined sled to the sled runners; align at the horizontal cross bars.
4. Use a foam adhesive squares to attach the combined sled to the front of the card; centering it. Using a large gauge thread or small width ribbon, tie two bows and cut a three inch piece. Glue the thin small red piece to the center top of the combined sled.
5. Use a foam adhesive squares to attach the combined wreaths to the front of the combined sled. Glue one thread bow to each ice skate and glue the ends of the 3” thread to the backside of each ice skate ( I used hot glue for this).
6. Loop the thread of the ice skates around the center branch of the combined wreath. Glue into place if you like.
7. Finish with a ribbon:)