Monday, August 14, 2017

Ms. Owl Teacher Glasses Card

Ms. Owl Teacher Glasses Card- JMRush 
Approximate Card size: H 5.50” X W 4.25”

This design can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

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


Thursday, August 3, 2017

Ms. Owl Teacher Glasses Basket



Ms. Owl Teacher Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle


This cute owl basket design is a perfect container for school classroom party favors or teacher appreciation gifts. This design can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

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



1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock) 
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the two eye circles to the eye base. Glue the apple to the apple base with stem. Glue the smaller beak to the larger one; centering and aligning at the top.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the owl shape above. Use foam adhesives squares to attach the combined eyes to the owl base.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box. Use a piece of foam adhesive square to attach the combined beak to the coordinating shape in between the eyes.
5.-6. Apply glue to the circular section of the box base and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom. Glue the two small wings and forehead to the combined owl. Glue the two feet into place on the combined owl.
7. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined tail section.
8. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the combined owl to the front of the box base.
9. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side. 
10. Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the combined apple to the box base.
11. Glue the glasses into place and finish with a ribbon:)

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Layered Rose Border Card

Layered Rose Border Card-JMRush
Card size: W 5.5” X H 4.25”

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

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



1. Cut designs. I used double sided card stock.
2. Fold the card at the score lines. Glue the rectangular mat with rose cut outs to the rectangular piece with an open middle.
3. Glue the top rose layer to the combined rose rectangles.
4. Glue the combined rose piece to the front of the card base.
5.-6. Glue the "hello" words together (largest on bottom). Use tiny pieces of foam adhesive or glue to attach word to the center of the card:)



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

3D Holiday Star Card

3D Holiday Star Card-JMRush
Card size: W 5.5” X H 4.25”

This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. A complete step by step picture tutorial can be found on my blog:https://jmrushdesigns.blogspot.com/2017/07/3d-holiday-star-card.html

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


1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock).
2. Fold the card at the score line. Curve the leaves bow wreath. I  curved one section down and the other up:) Crease the center line score line on the star; center crease will be up and stops at the center.
3. Apply glue to the circle and the stem ( not leaves) of one of the bow wreaths. Align the other bow wreath and secure. Crease the rest of the score lines of the star. (All of the score lines of the points of the star fold up.)
4. Image of the bow wreaths together and the star completely flooded.
5. Apply glue to the backside of the combined bow wreath and attach to the (center) front of the card base. Apply foam adhesive squares to the backside of the star on each of the points.
6. Flip the star back over and attach to the center of the circle section of the bow wreath.
7. Finish with a ribbon:)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Mr. Cardinal Glasses Basket



Mr. Cardinal Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle


This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

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


1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the grey bird face with eye holes it’s solid coordinating shape bird face.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5. Glue the small black bird face with eye holes to the combined bird face shape aligning at the top.
6. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the small tail section to the larger one aligning at the center top.
7. Glue the combined bird face to the front of the box base. Glue the oval red breast shape to the front of the box base.
8. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
9. Flip the box over. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom.
10. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined tail section.

11.-12. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side. Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes
13.-14. Use a piece of foam adhesive to attach the center of the bowtie to the bowtie base. Glue into place.
15. Finish with a ribbon and glue the glasses into place:)

Mr. Robin Glasses Basket



Mr. Robin Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle

This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

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

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock) This tutorial includes pieces for both mr. and ms Robin:)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5.-6. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom. 
7. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the tail section.
8.-9. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the small black circles to the front of the box base; centering and aligning with the small circles of the box base. Glue the oval orange breast shape to the front of the box base. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
10. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side. 
11.  Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes.
12. For the MR. Robin file: use a piece of foam adhesive to attach the center of the tie to the tie base. Glue into place.
13.-14. Glue the glasses into place and finish with a ribbon:)

Ms. Robin Glasses Basket




Ms. Robin Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle

This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

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

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock) This tutorial includes pieces for both mr. and ms Robin:)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5.-6. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom. 
7. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the tail section.
8.-9. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the small black circles to the front of the box base; centering and aligning with the small circles of the box base. Glue the oval orange breast shape to the front of the box base. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
10. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side. 
11.  Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes.
12. For the MR. Robin file: use a piece of foam adhesive to attach the center of the tie to the tie base. Glue into place.
13.-14. Glue the glasses into place and finish with a ribbon:)

Ms. Bluejay Glasses Basket




Ms. Bluejay Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle

This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 


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

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock) This tutorial includes pieces for both mr. and ms bluejay:)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the grey bird face with eye holes it’s solid coordinating shape bird face:aligning at the top. Glue the small tail section to the larger one aligning at the center top.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5.-6. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom. 
7.-8. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined tail section.
9. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the combined bird face to the front of the box base. Glue the oval grey breast shape to the front of the box base.
10. Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
11. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side.
12. For the MR. Bluejay file: use a piece of foam adhesive to attach the center of the bowtie to the bowtie base. Glue into place.
13.-14. Glue the glasses into place and finish with a ribbon:)

Mr. Bluejay Glasses Basket





Mr. Bluejay Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle

This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 


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

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock) This tutorial includes pieces for both mr. and ms bluejay:)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the grey bird face with eye holes it’s solid coordinating shape bird face:aligning at the top. Glue the small tail section to the larger one aligning at the center top.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5.-6. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom. 
7.-8. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined tail section.
9. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the combined bird face to the front of the box base. Glue the oval grey breast shape to the front of the box base.
10. Add enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
11. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side.
12. For the MR. Bluejay file: use a piece of foam adhesive to attach the center of the bowtie to the bowtie base. Glue into place.

13.-14. Glue the glasses into place and finish with a ribbon:)

Ms. Cardinal Glasses Basket


Ms. Cardinal Glasses Basket- JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.50” X W 5.50” including handle


This cute bird basket design is a perfect container for party treats, can used with or without glasses, and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase this Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222
1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the grey bird face with eye holes it’s solid coordinating shape bird face.
3. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the bird shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the round shape below forming a complete box.
5. Glue the small black bird face with eye holes to the combined bird face shape aligning at the top.
6. Turn the box around so that the bird silhouette is facing you. Glue the small tail section to the larger one aligning at the center top.
7. Glue the combined bird face to the front of the box base. Glue the oval red breast shape to the front of the box base.
8. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the triangular beak and two feet.
9. Flip the box over. Apply glue to the circular section and secure the wings; center and align at the bottom.
10. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined tail section.


11. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.  Repeat for the other side.
12.-13. Finish with enamel jewels to accentuate the eyes, a ribbon, and glue the glasses into place:)

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Winter Barn Card

 Winter Barn Card-JMRush
Card size: W 5.5” X H 4.25”

This design has barn doors that open and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

You can purchase this Silhouette design file here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222
1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock). ( Be careful releasing the barn pieces with cut outs from the mat:)
2. Fold the card at the score line. Glue the thinner barn door designs to their larger bases. Curve the wreaths as you like.
3.  Glue the two detailed barns with cut outs together centering them. Apply glue to the back center of each of the smaller wreaths and then secure to the larger wreaths; alternating the stem patterns.
4.  Glue the combined barn to the solid barn base. Fold the barn doors at the score lines.
5. Glue the combined combined barn door designs to their coordinating shapes on the combined barn base. There is a cut out line to align the upper hay door ( My pinky is pointing to it:)
6. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the roof to the combined barn.
7. Flip one of the combined wreaths over and glue the center rings of the two sets of wreaths together.
8. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the combined wreath to the combined barn.  I glued a ribbon to the wreath.
9. Apply glue to the backside of the barn (be careful not to apply glue to the barn doors).
10. Center and glue to the card base:)


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You can find these Silhouette files here: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/artists/485222










Monday, July 10, 2017

Art Deco Rose Card

Art Deco Rose Card-JMRush
Card size: W 5.5” X H 4.25”


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

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

1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock).
2. Fold the card at the score line. Apply glue to the backside of the geometric design and attach it to the front of the card base. Glue the black rose design to the red rose design with a open center. Glue the rose with a solid center to the solid rose base.
3.  Glue the two rose sections together aligning the patterns.
4.  Glue the leaf detail to it’s coordinating solid leaf base.
5. Curve the leaves as you like.
6. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the combined leaves and combined rose to the front of the card. Finish by adding adhesive jewels to each corner:)



Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Narwhal Hug Gift Card Holder



Narwhal Hug Gift Card Holder-JMRush
Approximate Card size: W 3.75” X H 7.5”

This design features character arms that open to a hidden gift card pocket. This design is perfect for giving gift cards for Birthdays, Father’s/Mother’s Day, a thank you, or for any occasion. This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and fits most gift cards.

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

1.Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock for the card base) ( There is a heart shaped piece in this file that is optional and not used at the in this tutorial or shown in the final product photo)
2. Fold the card along score lines. Glue the large Narwhal head to the coordinating shape of the card base; aligning at the top.  Apply glue the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
3. Glue the Smile piece to the coordinating shape in the combined Narwhal. Glue the Narwhal horn to the coordinating solid shape base.
4. Glue the next largest Narwahl head to the combined Narwhal; aligning at the top. Curl the eyelashes on the eye pieces.
5. Attach the combined Narwhal horn to the combined Narwhal using a foam adhesive square. Glue the eyes just above the curved slits on the Narwhal head. Glue the round cheeks to the combined Narwhal to the coordinating shapes on the face.
6. Insert gift card.
7.-8. The hands tuck into the slots on the front. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the heart in the center of the hands (Optional). Finish with ribbon :)

Monday, June 26, 2017

T-Rex Dino Box



T-Rex Dino Box - JMRush 
Approximate Box size: H 2.50” X W 3” X D 2.50”
Approximate Design size: H 5.75” X W 5.25”


This cute dinosaur box design is a perfect container for birthday party treats and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

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


1. Cut design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock)
2. Fold the box base at the score lines. Glue the large dino body shape with cut outs to the large solid dino base.
3. Glue the white dino face to the large combined dino body. Apply glue to the top two tabs on the box base and secure to the square shape above.
4. Apply glue to the bottom two tabs on the box base and secure to the irregular shape below forming a complete box.
5. Glue the last dino body shape with cut outs to the combined dino.
6. Using pieces of foam adhesive squares, attach the dino head, leg, and arm to the coordinating shapes of the combined dino body.
7. Glue the combined dino to the box base matching up the contour of the box and the dinosaur’s foot. Make sure to only apply glue where the dinosaur touches the box.
8. Insert the handle into the side slots on the box.
9. Repeat for the other side.
10. Finish with an enamel jewel to accentuate the eye and a ribbon for a bow tie:)