Monday, December 28, 2015

Labrador Retriever Hug Gift Card Holder


Labrador Retriever Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 5.75” 

This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and can be cut on different colored cardstock to create a Yellow, Chocolate, or Black Lab.
You can purchase this design here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided cardstock for the card base)
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4.Apply glue to top of the tongue piece and glue to the backside of face piece ( head shape with cut outs). The tongue will be centered to the top of the mouth cut out.
5.Glue the head piece to the head base. Glue the ears into place. Using a foam adhesive square, attach the nose to the muzzle.
6. Using a foam adhesive square, attach the muzzle to the head.
7. Using a foam adhesive square, attach the head to the card base.
8. The gift card can be inserted into the pocket of the card base and the hands tuck into the slots on the front.
9. Finish with ribbon and I used enamel dots to enhance the eyes:)


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Shotgun, Shell, Clay Target

Shotgun, Shell, Clay Target -JMRush
This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and can be used as embellishments for scrapbooks, gift bag, or for greeting cards for your hunting enthusiast. 



1.Cut design pieces.
2. Glue the gun stock and barrel accent to the gun base.
3.Glue the bottom of the shell to the bottom of the shell base.
4.Glue the shell mid section( with line cut outs) and over top into place on the shell base. Glue the bottom ( largest) and top (circular cut) clay target accents into place.
5.Glue the smallest shell piece on top of the larger bottom shell piece. Glue the two remaining clay target accent pieces to the clay target base. I used an enamel dot to finish the shot gun:)


Poinsettia 3D 4x6 Photo Frame



Poinsettia 3D 4x6 Photo Frame - JMRush 
Finished Frame Dimensions: W 7 1/8"X H 5 1/4" X D 5/8”


This easy to construct, two piece frame can be used vertically or horizontally and features a fold out stand and a decorative poinsettia. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. Poinsettia flower and leaves can also be used separately.

You can purchase this design here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222



1. Cut out design piece.
2. Insert the tabs of the frame base into the frame base slots.
3. 4. Align and center the pieces. On the backside. Apply glue to the inside of the tabs and secure into place.
5. Pre-fold all scored lines on the edges of the frame folding them inward toward the center. Fold all score lines on the flower pieces. For each set of the flowers- fold one in and one out.
6. Line up the points of the Largest flower set. Make sure you have one flower fold down and one up. Glue the center to secure it together.
7. Apply glue to the flower edges.
8. Secure the point pieces together working your way around the flower until all points are glued together. Repeat for the other two flower sets.
9. Attach a foam adhesive square to the center of the two largest flowers.
10. Attache the flower sections together staggering the points. Largest on bottom ascending to the smallest. Shape the petals of the flower as you like.
11. I used 4 small adhesive jewels in the center of the poinsettia . Curve the leaves as you like.
12.  Starting on the top edge of the frame base, apply hot glue to the very edge. 
13.  Place the glued edge down so the it is in alignment with the bottom score line. This will form a box.
14. Roll the box inward toward the center of the frame. This action will apply the glue edge to the base of the frame. Hold until the glue is secure.
15.-21. Repeat this steps for each of the frame sides. Be careful to only apply glue to the edge of each side so that the stand leg on the base of the frame will have mobility later and so  inserting your photo is easy:)
22. Fold in the score lines on each side of each tab. Apply a dab of hot glue. Fold the tab into the tab hole and hold until the glue is secure.
23. Repeat for each tab.
24.Insert your photo by sliding it into place. The sides of the frame will lift up a bit to ease the photo insertion.
25. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the poinsettia and leaves onto your 3D frame:)


Monday, December 21, 2015

Martini 2016 Envelope Pouch



Martini 2016 Envelope Pouch-JMRush
Finished Pouch Dimensions: W 3” x H 5.25”

Fill this cute pouch with your favorite candy bar or use it as a cutlery holder for your 2016 New Year’s Eve Party. The pouch’s super easy construction makes it perfect for parties. This design is compatible with 8x12 or 12X12 mats.

1. Cut the design pieces.
2. Pre-Fold all score lines .Apply glue to the tabs of the pouch base on each side.
3. Secure the tabs to the other flap of the pouch.Glue the 2016 pieces together- smaller one on top. 
4. Glue the 2016 pieces to the Martini base. I used an enamel dot on the stir stick but, there is a deign cut circle if you prefer to use card stock.
5. Add a ribbon and your envelope pouch is ready for treats or to hold your party cutlery:)


Cheers Envelope Pouch


Cheers Envelope Pouch-JMRush
Finished Pouch Dimensions: W 3” x H 5.25”


Fill this cute pouch with your favorite candy bar or use it as a cutlery holder for your next celebration. The pouch’s super easy construction makes it perfect for parties. This design is compatible with 8x12 or 12X12 mats.


1. Cut the design pieces.
2. Pre-Fold all score lines .Apply glue to the tabs of the pouch base on each side.
3. Secure the tabs to the other flap of the pouch. Glue the two mug pieces with out a handle together- cheers on top. 
4. Attach the beer froth pieces together using foam adhesive squares. Glue the cheers combined pieces to the beer mug piece. 
5. Use foam adhesive squares to attach your beer mug to the envelope pouch. 
6. Glue the beer froth combined pieces to the top  of the beer mug and your envelope pouch is ready for treats or to hold your party cutlery:)





Friday, December 18, 2015

Penguin Snowball Fight Card

Penguin Snowball Fight Card-JMRush
Card size: W 4.25" X 5.5”

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


You can purchase the SVG and Cricut file here:


You can purchase the Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222
  1. Cut design pieces.
  2. Fold the card at the score lines. Glue the Penguin body to it;s solid base.
  3. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the Penguin’s beak and the snowballs to the snowball solid base.
  4. Use a foam adhesive square to attach a snowball to the penguin’s hand.
  5. Glue the penguin and snowball pyramid to the card base:)

Christmas Lightbulb Window Picture Frame



Christmas Lightbulb Window Picture Frame - JMRush  Frame Dimensions: W5” x H 6.25”


This Christmas themed frame features a fold out stand and is sized for four “exchange” or “mini” sized (1.75 x 2.5”) pictures. Black thread is needed for the wire look of this design. 



  1. Cut design pieces.
  2. Separate the kickstand.
  3. Apply glue to the front of the kickstand piece. Center and attach the solid frame piece making sure that the kickstand does not get glued down.
  4. Apply glue down the center line going across the backside of the window piece. Apply glue to the very center line going up and down the backside of the window piece. ( Your glue should be in a cross shape). Make sure that the edges on the left and right do not get glued down so that you can insert photos:). Glue the very top and very bottom of the backside horizontally. Center and secure to the front of the combined frame pieces.
  5. You can insert photos on either side:)
  6. Using foam adhesive squares, center and attach the window box piece to the front bottom of the frame. Using foam squares again, attach the window box trim piece.
  7. Glue the lightbulbs to their solid bases.
  8. Glue the small plug in detail to the lightbulbs.
  9. Layout the lightbulbs as you like.
  10. Using black sewing thread, weave around the lightbulbs as you glue them into place. ( I changed the color of the frame..sorry. The beige frame was just not working for me;)




Hello 2016 Envelope Pouch



Hello 2016 Envelope Pouch-JMRush
Finished Pouch Dimensions: W 3” x H 5.25”


Fill this cute pouch with your favorite candy bar or use it as a  cutlery holder for your New Year’s Eve party. The pouch’s super easy construction makes it perfect for parties. This design is compatible with 8x12 or 12X12 mats.





Piano Treat Box


Piano Treat Box-JMRush
Approximate size: W 4.25" X D 1.50" (2.25"with legs added) X H 3.75”

This piano box can be used as a treat box for your child’s piano teacher, a container for small gifts, or as a doll house furniture:) This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

1.Cut design pieces.
2.Fold all score lines.
3. Apply glue to the bottom side tabs of the box base.
4. Attach to the side flaps of the piano base creating a open box shape. Apply glue to the 3 tabs facing you.
5.Center the large square back panel and secure into place. The cut slot goes toward the top of your piano. Glue the keyboard keys to it’s solid base.
6. Keyboard piece is the single rectangle piece. Apply glue to the long tab of this piece. Attach the tab to the inside of the other side creating a rectangular box shape.
7. This is what it should look like:)
8. Repeat this step for the two piano leg pieces.
9. This is a image of the piano leg.
10. Once the glue has dried on these three pieces, insert the tabs of the legs into the bottom of the keyboard piece. It will be a snug fit.
11. Insert the box’s top tab to the back slot to secure it.
12.Apply glue to the backside of the solid Rectangle piece. Center and glue to the top of the piano.
13. Using hot glue, attach the combined keyboard piece to the piano base- making sure you have a 90 degree angle, that it is centered, and that the legs and base are flush on the bottom.
14. Apply glue to the backside of the keyboard key piece and center and attach it to the piano.
15. Using pieces of foam adhesive squares, attach the foot pedals to the bottom center of your piano. Glue the decorative wood design to the face of your piano. Fill with goodies or small gifts for a present or use as miniature dollhouse furniture:)


Thursday, December 17, 2015

Winter Woodland Lantern (Flameless)



Winter Woodland Lantern (Flameless)-JMRush
Lantern size: W 3 x D 3 x H 7”

This Flameless Snowflake Lantern features cut outs and when vellum paper is used, a layered frosted glass effect is created. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.




1.Cut design pieces. ( The trees are easier to remove from the mat if you work them off starting at the bottom.)
2. Glue the coordinating panels together-(Larger one goes on the back)
3. Apply glue to the edges of the backside of the combined panels.
4.Attach the vellum rectangles to the backside of the panels.
5.Flip the lantern base over (pretty side down) Glue the panels on the lantern base. 
6. You will need to flip the lantern over to check to make sure each panel is aligned and centered.
7.Fold all score lines.
8. Apply glue to the bottom of the long side tab on the very right side of the first lantern base section. Align the other lantern base section and secure the long side tab.
9. Apply glue to the bottom of the long side tab on the very right side of the combined lantern base section. Secure it to the inside of the other side creating a box.
10. Glue the circular hangers together. ( Make sure the stems of this piece remain separate) 
11. Apply glue to the outside of one of the stems.
12. Glue one of the stems to the inside of the top of the window panel that you want to be the front of your lantern.
13.Apply glue to the top tab next to the circular hanger you just placed. Begin to secure the top tabs to the inside of the next angled triangle.
14. Apply glue to the remaining circular hanger stem.  Continue to secure the top tabs. Attach the other Circular hanger stem to the inside of the opposite side of the lantern.
15.  Apply glue to the top tabs of the Lantern square base and secure to the inside of the sides.
16. Repeat for the bottom tabs creating a shallow box.
17. Finish with a ribbon and place a flameless candle inside by lifting the lantern top off of the lantern base. I used a color changing flameless candle to create the color in the image above:)

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Yorkshire Terrier Hug Gift Card Holder

Yorkshire Terrier Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 6” 

This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided cardstock for the card base)
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4.Apply glue to bottom of the backside of the long face piece with cut outs and attach to the solid head base. Glue the Fur trim to the tops of the paws. Glue the hair tuft to the shorter head piece with cut-outs.
5.Glue the combined long head pieces to the card base.
6.Glue the shorter head piece on top.
7. Glue the paws to the front of the arms. Using foam adhesive squares attach the muzzle to the head and the nose to the muzzle.
8. The gift card can be inserted into the pocket of the card base and the hands tuck into the slots on the front. Finish with ribbon and I used enamel dots to enhance the eyes:)



Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Beaver Hug Gift Card Holder


Beaver Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 5.75” 


This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. The Beaver has a patterned tail on the backside. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided cardstock for the card base)
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4.Apply glue to bottom of the backside of the Face piece with cut outs and attach to the head base. Glue the tail pattern to the tail base. Glue the hat trim on top of the hat piece. Glue the muzzle piece on top of the muzzle piece with teeth.
5.Using foam adhesive squares attach the muzzle to the head base and attach the nose to the muzzle.
6.Glue the scarf into place on the cad base.
7. Glue the hands to the front of the arms.
8. The gift card can be inserted into the pocket of the card base and the hands tuck into the slots on the front:)
9.Glue the tail on the back of the card base.
10. Finish with ribbon and I used enamel dots to enhance the eyes.

Panda Bear Hug Gift Card Holder


Panda Bear Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 7.75” 


This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided cardstock for the card base) The Panda’s paws (2 half oval shapes) are not shown in these photos.…sorry.
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4.Apply glue to bottom of the backside of thePanda head piece with the smallest eyes. Center and attach it to the solid head base. Glue the belly rectangular strip to the card base.
5. Apply glue to the backside of the face piece with the largest eye holes and secure to the combined head piece. Using foam adhesive square ,attach the nose to the combined head pieces.
6.Glue the combined head piece to the card base.
7. Glue the hat piece to the back of the card base. Using foam adhesive squares, attach the hat trim and puff ball to the hat.
8.Insert gift card.
9.-10. Glue the hands to the front of the arms. Finish with ribbon and I used enamel dots to enhance the eyes. The hands tuck into the slots on the front:)


Monday, December 14, 2015

Yukon Explorer Hug Gift Card Holder


Yukon Explorer Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 7” 

This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
You can purchase this design here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided cardstock for the card base)
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4.Apply glue to bottom of the backside of the large beard piece. Do not apply glue to the back of the mustache portion of this piece yet. Align and secure to the head base.
5. Apply glue to the backside of the face piece and secure under the beard piece. (The steps are completed in this order to help find placement). Apply glue to the remaining section of the backside of the beard and secure into place.
6.Glue the hat and earmuffs into place.
7. Using an adhesive foam squares, attach the hat rim piece and ball of the hat. 
8.Glue the mustache into place and use another foam adhesive piece to attach the nose on top of the mustache.
9.Glue the head onto the card base. Make sure that you place the head high enough that the arms can still close properly.
10. Glue the hands onto the front of the arms. Use foam adhesive pieces to secure the trim pieces into place.
The gift card can be inserted into the pocket of the card base and the hands tuck into the slots on the front:)

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Reindeer Lantern Top Cookie Box (Flameless)

Reindeer Lantern Top Cookie Box (Flameless)-JMRush
size: W 3.25 x D 3.25 x H 5”


This Flameless Reindeer Lantern Cookie Box features cut outs and when vellum paper is used, a layered frosted glass effect is created. This design has a separate box that will fit 4 medium sized cookies. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
You can purchase this design here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222

1.Cut design pieces.
2. Flip the two Lantern top panels over. Apply glue to the bottom of the tab on the right side of the left panel. Align and secure to the next panel.
3.Glue the Vellum circle pieces over the reindeer cut outs.
4. Glue the circular hangers together. ( Make sure the stems of this piece remain separate)
5. Glue one of the stems to the inside of the top of the third reindeer panel.
6. Fold all score lines.
7. Apply glue to backside of the upper tab next to the circular hanger.
8. Connect this tab to the next reindeer panel lining up the seem.
9. Apply glue to the backside of the tab to the left of the circular hanger panel and connect it to the reindeer panel with the circular hanger again lining up the seems. ( make sure that one of the circular hanger stems is still free)
10.Repeat.
11.Repeat with the last tabs closing your box shape.
12.Glue the stem of the circular hanger directly across from where it is already glued. This is what it should look like.
13. Apply glue to the top tabs of the larger cookie square base and secure to the inside of the sides.
14. Repeat for the bottom tabs creating a box.
15. Apply glue to the top tabs of the smaller square candle base and secure to the inside of the sides.
16. Repeat for the bottom tabs creating a shallow box.
17.This is what your pieces should look like:)
18.Glue the decorative reindeer cut out to it’s base.
19. Using hot glue, attach a flameless votive candle to the top of the shallow candle base making sure that the switch is accessible through the rectangular cut.
20. Using 17” of ribbon, feed it through the cut slots on one side making the ends meet.
21. You will not want to finish the following steps until you are ready to insert the cookies/treats and deliver.  Place cookie in the bottom box and turn the candle on. Place the candle box on top of the cookie box and the lantern piece on top of all. Wrap the ribbon across the bottom and to the slots on the other side. Secure by placing the ribbon ends through the reindeer decorative piece. Your goodies are ready to go:)

Christmas Gift Tags 2D

Christmas Gift Tags 2D-JMRush
These designs can be used as a gift tags or ornaments and are compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
You can purchase this design here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222


Snowman Ornament


Snowman Ornament-JMRush
This design can be used as a gift tag or ornament and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

Mittens Gift Tag


Mittens Gift Tag-JMRush
This design can be used as a gift tag or ornament and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 


Friday, December 11, 2015

Snowflake Lantern Top Cookie Box (Flameless)

Snowflake Lantern Top Cookie Box (Flameless)-JMRush 

size: W 3.25 x D 3.25 x H 5”
This Flameless Snowflake Lantern Cookie Box features cut outs and when vellum paper is used, a layered  frosted glass effect is created. This design has a separate box that will fit 4 medium sized cookies and the snowflake decorative piece doubles as a gift tag and ribbon end holder:) This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

1.Cut design pieces.
2. Flip the two Lantern top panels over. Apply glue to the bottom of the tab on the right side of the left panel. Align and secure to the next panel.
3.Glue the circular hangers together. ( Make sure the stems of this piece remain separate)
4. Glue one of the stems to the inside of the top of the third snowflake panel.
5. Fold all score lines.
6.Glue the vellum pieces into place over the snowflake cut out panel pieces.Apply glue to backside of the upper tab next to the circular hanger.
7. Connect this tab to the next Snowflake panel lining up the seem.
8. Apply glue to the backside of the tab to the left of the circular hanger panel and connect it to the snowflake panel with the circular hanger again lining up the seems. ( make sure that one of the circular hanger stems is still free)
9.Repeat.
10.Repeat with the last tabs closing your box shape.
11.Glue the stem of the circular hanger directly across from where it is already glued.
12. This is what it should look like.
13. Glue the largest snowflake cut out to the base.
14. I used a piece of foam adhesive square to attach the smaller snowflake to the combined snowflake base and used a adhesive jewel to decorate the center. 
15.  Apply glue to the top tabs of the larger cookie square base and secure to the inside of the sides.
16. Repeat for the bottom tabs creating a box.
17. Apply glue to the top tabs of the smaller square candle base and secure to the inside of the sides.
18. Repeat for the bottom tabs creating a shallow box.
19. Using hot glue, attach a flameless votive candle to the top of the shallow candle base making sure that the switch is accessible through the rectangular cut.
20. This is what it should look like.
21. This is an extra picture- sorry
22. Using 17” of ribbon, feed it through the cut slots on one side making the ends meet.
23. You will not want to finish the following steps until you are ready to insert the cookies/treats and deliver.  Place cookie in the bottom box and turn the candle on. Place the candle box on top of the cookie box and the lantern piece on top of all. Wrap the ribbon across the bottom and to the slots on the other side. Secure by placing the ribbon ends through the snowflake decorative piece. Your goodies are ready to go:)

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Elf Treat Box


Elf Treat Box-JMRush
size: W 2.25 x D 2 x H 3”

This Cute little Elf box is perfect for treats or small gifts. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
  1. Cut the design pieces. ( There is an optional Circle design piece intended for topping the hat if you do not want to use a puff ball)
  2. Flip the card base over- Face down. Fold all score lines.
  3. Apply glue to the the bottom tabs shown.
  4. Secure those tabs to the top of the square that they surround, forming an open box shape.
  5. 5. Apply glue to the side tab and other bottom tab. Secure the bottom tab to the square as before and secure the side tab creating a box. Glue the triangular piece to the Elf base.
  6. Glue the elf face to the elf base.
  7. Glue the cheek circles on and the hat trim piece.
  8. I used adhesive dots for the cheeks and a puff ball for the hat. 
  9. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the elf face to the treat box:)

Hunter Hug Gift Card Holder

Hunter Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: 4” x 5.25” 

This card features character arms that open to release a hidden gift card section. The Hunter has a hunting vest detail on the inside:) This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.


1.Cut design pieces. ( There is an optional small rectangular piece in case you do not want to use ribbon at the very bottom of your card - this piece is not shown in the picture) I used double sided paper for the card base:)
2. Fold the card along score lines.
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4. Glue the Vest pieces into place. Glue the pocket on and then the pocket trim and button. Glue the stocks of the gun onto the gun base. Glue the nose on the mustache piece.
5. Glue the oval face base into place; centering it with the card base and matching up with the top of the card base. Glue the larger trim pieces onto the hat and the mittens. Glue the smaller trim pieces on top of the first layer of trim on each.
6.Glue the hat and face piece into place.
7. Using an adhesive foam square, attach the nose/mustache piece. Glue the mittens on the front of the hand area of the card base.
8.Glue the eyes on and apply glue to the back of the rectangle vest piece.
9.Glue the rectangle piece on the backside.
10. Insert gift card.
11.Glue the gun into place. To ensure proper placement, tuck the mittens into their slots and make sure that the gun butt is flush with the bottom of the card. (Make sure that the mittens are still operational and that the glue does not flow onto them)
12. I finished the card with adhesive dots for the eyes, hat, and on the gun. I also used ribbon at the bottom to trim the card. There is an optional small rectangular cut piece if you prefer to use cardstock :).

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Nativity Triptych Card

Nativity Triptych Card-JMRush
Approximate size: W 5.25 x H 4.25”

The Nativity Triptych Card features a front cover that depicts Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus and is bordered by
side panels that depict the three wise men on the right side and three manger animals on the left. The card opens to a blank back page ( like a regular card ) and fits in a regular envelope. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.
1.Cut design pieces.
2. Glue the Main silhouette panel to the star rectangle panel.
3. Center and glue the combined panel to the front of the card base. 
4.Fold the side panels in toward the nativity scene silhouette. Fold the top rectangle behind.
5. Center and glue the wise men panel to the front of it’s coordinating panel on the card base. Repeat for the animal silhouette.
6.This is what your card will look like.
7. Finish with placing a adhesive jewel in the center of the star.