Friday, June 23, 2017

Fourth of July Coffered Door Card




Fourth of July Coffered Door Card- JMRush 
Approximate Card size: H 5.50” X W 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 base at the score lines. Attach the door with larger openings to the solid rectangle shape using foam adhesive squares. Glue the large red star wreath to the large white wreath shape. Glue the small red star wreath to the small white wreath. Glue the door handle panel with a key hole to the solid door handle panel. Glue the large silver circle knob to the larger black one; centering it.
3. Attach the door with smaller openings to the combined door using pieces of foam adhesive squares. Glue the smallest door knob circle to the combined door knob circles. Glue the large blue star wreath to the large combined wreath shape. Glue the small blue star wreath to the small combined wreath. 
4. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the four small rectangles inside each of the openings of the combined door. Attach the combined circle door knobs with a piece of foam adhesive square to the door handle combined base. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the two wreaths together; alternating star colors.
5. Glue the combined door knob/handle to the front of the combined door. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the combined wreaths to the front of the combined door. 
6. Glue the combined door to the front of the card and finish with a ribbon:)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Flower Wreath Birdhouse Card




Flower Wreath Birdhouse Card- JMRush 
Approximate Card size: H 5.50” X W 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 and pink vellum for the center flower petals)
2. Fold the card base at the score lines. Flip the smallest birdhouse grouping over and attach pieces of foam adhesive squares. Glue the small circle to the larger circle.
3. Attach the smallest birdhouse grouping pieces to the larger birdhouse grouping ( with cutouts). The roof pieces align at the center top. Curve wreath leaves and flowers as you like.
4. Glue the combined birdhouse piece to the solid birdhouse shape. Use pieces of foam adhesive to attach the roof to the solid birdhouse shape and the combined circles to the front of the combined birdhouse. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the two wreath pieces together alternating the leaves. Glue the back center of each vellum flower (hole in the center) to the center of each solid flower shape alternating petals. (The petals should remain free).
5. I placed adhesive jewels in the center of each flower and attached each combined flower to the combined wreaths with pieces of foam adhesive squares. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the combined flowers to the combined wreath. 
6. Glue the combined birdhouse to the front of the card and use foam adhesive squares to attach the wreath to the birdhouse. Finish with a ribbon:)

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Gnome Flower Pot Gift Card



Gnome Flower Pot Gift Card- JMRush 
Approximate Card size: H 5.50” X W 4.25”

This design has a inside pocket gift card holder and fits a standard A2 envelope. 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. Flip the flower pot card base over. Fold the tabs in at the score lines. Apply glue and secure the bottom panel to the tabs.
3. Glue the gnome body to the full gnome solid base. Glue the sunglasses to it’s coordinating solid base.
4. Glue the pants to the full gnome base. Glue the head/beard piece to the combined gnome body. Flip the flower pot base over.
5. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the flower pot rim in place and to secure the mustache to the combined gnome.
6. Glue the tiny oval nose to the mustache. Glue the shirt to the combined gnome body. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the gnome hat to the combined gnome. Curve the flower petals as you like.
7. Glue the back centers of the flowers to the gift card insert piece ( the petals should remain free). I placed adhesive jewels in the center of each flower. Apply glue to the backside of the combined sunglasses where they touch the mustache. Secure into place. I used small adhesive jewels for buttons on the gnome shirt.
8. Place gift card in the gift card insert piece. I placed the card on the backside.
9. Insert the gift card section in to the flower pot.
10. Attach the combined gnome to the front of the card with foam adhesive squares:)

Monday, June 12, 2017

Coffered Flower Wreath Door Card



Coffered Flower Wreath Door Card- JMRush 
Approximate Card size: H 5.50” X W 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 changed the color of the card base from pink to white at the end of the tutorial…also, I originally forgot to cut the door handle pieces so, they are photoshopped in and look wonky..oops! I also cut a second grouping of flowers…couldn’t decide which color to go with; pink or white…ended up with the white with clear vellum for the inside flowers:)
2. Fold the card base at the score lines. Curve wreath leaves and flowers as you like.
3. Attach the door with larger openings to the solid rectangle shape using foam adhesive squares. 
4. Attach the door with smaller openings to the combined door using pieces of foam adhesive squares. 
5. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the four small rectangles inside each of the openings in the openings of the combined door.
6. Glue the back center of each vellum flower (hole in the center) to the center of each solid flower shape alternating petals. (The petals should remain free).
7. Glue the door handle panel with a key hole to the solid door handle panel. Glue the large silver circle knob to the larger black one; centering it. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the two wreaths together; alternating leaves.
8. Glue the smallest door knob circle to the combined door knob circles. Attach the combined circle door knobs with a piece of foam adhesive square to the door handle combined base. Glue the combined door knob/handle to the front of the combined door. Use pieces of foam adhesive square to attach the combined wreaths to the front of the combined door. I places adhesive jewels in the center of each flower and attached each combined flower to the combined wreaths with pieces of foam adhesive squares.
9. This is where I decided to go with a white card…. I must be indecisive today:)
10. Attach the combined door to the front of the card with foam adhesive squares:)

Monday, June 5, 2017

Feed me nachos and tell me I’m Pretty

Feed me nachos and tell me I’m Pretty-JMRush
This sizable design would be super cute for totes, t-shirts, or any of your crafting projects. 



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

Hummingbirds and Flower

This sizable design would be super cute for totes, t-shirts, or any of your crafting projects.


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

Don’t Harsh my Chill







Don’t Harsh my Chill-JMRush

This sizable design would be super cute for totes, t-shirts, or any of your crafting projects.

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


Hey Batter Batter



Hey Batter Batter-JMRush
This sizable three layer design would be super cute for totes, t-shirts, or any of your baseball season projects. 

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


Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Hawaii 2017

If you are wondering why I haven't posted any new projects in awhile... these shenanigans are why:)
Vacation Pics - Hawaii 2017


Silhouette Summit 2017



Just wanted to send out a big Thank You to Silhouette. Silhouette Summit 2017 was a great success and so much fun! Thank you for everything!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Rose Pocket Gift Car




Rose Pocket Gift Card-JMRush
Approximate Size: W 7.25” X H 3.75”

This design has a sliding compartment that is sized to hold American paper currency or most gift cards and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats. 

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

  1. Cut design pieces.
  2. Fold the score lines on the two card bases.  (There is a enlarged photo below to assist in folding the card bases. Green lines fold down. Red folds up. The lower card base if turned so that the point is pointing up instead of down.) Glue the detailed flower to it’s coordinating shape solid base. Curve the leaves as you like.
  3. Apply glue to the side tabs on the lower card base and fold the top section to them.
  4. Apply glue to the side tabs on the upper card base and secure to the upper rectangular panel.
  5. Apply glue to the lower section on either side ( where my fingers are pointing) and attach to the lower section. 
  6. Apply glue to the top section of the upper card base and secure the triangular piece to it; aligning at the top of the card. Glue the center point of the leaves together.
  7. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined leaves to the center of the top combined card base.
  8. Insert cash or a gift card. Attach the combined flower with a foam adhesive square. Insert the top card base into the lower card base:)


Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mom Tulips Card


Mom Tulips Card-JMRush
Approximate Size: H 4.25” X W 5.50”


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. (There are actually four “mom” script words in this file. You will only need three. The thinnest script is very delicate so I included one that is a bit thicker for the top layer:) - ( I also changed the color of the thinnest script to a darker blue paper so it shows up better)
  2. Fold the card base. Glue the larger flower petal pieces to the coordinating shapes on the flower grouping pieces (2).  Glue the two largest “mom” scripts together.
  3. Use pieces of foam adhesive squares to attach the middle single petals to the combined flower groupings. Glue the last “mom” script to the combined script.
  4. Curve the leaves of the flower groupings as you like. Use a foam adhesive squares to attach the two flower grouping together.  Glue the front panel to the front of the card base. 
  5. Place the combined flower grouping and the script to the front of the card to find placement.
  6. I used foam adhesive squares on the top back section of the combined flower grouping and glue at the bottom. Attach to the front of the card base.
  7. Glue the script to the front of the card base. I pressed on the bottom section of the script until it fully dried:)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Graduation Hat Pocket Gift Card


Graduation Hat Pocket Gift Card-JMRush
Approximate Size: W 7.25” X H 3.75”

This design has a sliding compartment that is sized to hold American paper currency or most gift cards and is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats.

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

  1. Cut design pieces. I used double sided card stock.
  2. Fold the score lines on the two card bases.  (There is a enlarged photo below to assist in folding the card bases. Green lines fold down. Red folds up. The lower card base if turned so that the point is pointing up instead of down.) Glue the thinner word to the thicker word base. Glue the small oval to the larger oval base. Glue the smaller hat pieces to their larger coordinating shapes. ( There is a small tab in the center of the smaller top hat piece that can be used to secure a real tassel or thread if you prefer. Make sure this tab is up and not glued down if you decide to not use the tassel piece provided) Glue the side banner pieces (2) to the coordinating shape on the full banner. Glue the smaller curved banner piece to it’s coordinating larger shape.
  3. Apply glue to the side tabs on the lower card base and fold the bottom section to them.
  4. Apply glue to the side tabs on the upper card base and secure to the upper rectangular panel.
  5. This is what it should look like.
  6. Push down on the top of the upper card base and crease the folds.
  7. Apply glue to the top section of the upper card base and secure the combined top hat piece to it; aligning at the top of the card.
  8. Glue the bottom combined hat piece to the lower card base at the coordinating “v” shape. Glue the combined word to the combined curved banner piece.
9.  Use foam adhesive on the center backside of the combined curved banner and secure to the coordinating shape on the combined full banner piece. (You can glue the side edges down to the combined full banner if you want a more rounded appearance). Using a thin round dowel, wrap the tassel piece around to the backside.

10.   Apply glue to the very top to secure the tassel piece

11.  Apply glue to the center of the combined top hat. Secure the oval shape of the tassel to it. ( You can attach a real tassel to the tab if not using the tassel provided)

12.  Glue the combined small oval piece on top of the oval shape of the tassel.

13.  This is what it should look like:)

14.  Apply glue to the lower section on either side ( where my fingers are pointing) and attach to the lower section.

15.  Insert a gift card or money. The top section will flex.

16.  Insert the upper combined card base into the lower combined card base.

17.  Glue the combined banner to the front of the lower combined card base.



Monday, April 24, 2017

Iris Tea Light (Flameless)




Iris Tea Light (Flameless)-JMRush
Approximate Dimensions: W 5” x D 5” X H 3.75”

This design is compatible with both 8X12 and 12X12 mats and when vellum paper is used, an opaque lantern effect is created. 

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


  1. Cut design pieces. (I used double sided card stock and vellum paper)
  2. Match up the petal outline shapes with the coordinating vellum shape. Glue the coordinating vellum piece to the front of the outline flower. ( You can also cut out another outline flower piece if you would like each side of the vellum flower to have the outline detail:)
  3. Fold the tabs of the tea light base ( long narrow strip with tabs). Tuck the end tab into the slot creating a circular tube shape. Apply a small dab of glue on the tab to hold in place. Apply a small dab of glue on the tab to hold in place.    
  4. Place the two narrow circular ring pieces over the tube shape you just created. One toward the top and one toward the bottom.
  5. Apply glue to the outside of one of the rows of tabs and secure to the narrow ring.
  6. Image of step completed.
  7. Repeat for the other set of tabs and circular ring. Image of step completed.
  8. Apply glue to the tops of the ring and tabs on one side. Secure the thicker circular ring to the top.
  9. Image of this step completed.
  10. Flip the combined tube over. Place a flameless votive candle inside the tube. Apply glue to the tops of the ring and tabs. Secure the thicker circular ring to the top.
  11. Curve the combined flower and leaves as you like. (I curved two of the leaves up and two down. I curved one set of the flower petals down and flipped the other set on it’s backside and then curved the petals up toward the center.)
  12. Apply glue to the backside of the leaves at the points where they make contact with the tea light base and attach to the tea light base.
  13. Apply glue to the bottom of the flower petals curved downward and secure to the tea light base.
  14. Apply glue to the bottom of the flower petals curved upward and secure to the tea light base:)


Unicorn Hug Gift Card Holder




Unicorn Hug Gift Card Holder - JMRush
Approximate Size: W 4.25” x H 6.5”

This design features character arms that open to a hidden gift card pocket. This design is perfect for giving gift cards for Birthdays, Easter, Valentine’s Day, 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

You can purchase the SVG and Cricut file here:

1. Cut the design pieces. ( I used double sided card stock)
2. Fold the Card Base at the score lines. Glue the Unicorn head with ear, eye, and nose cut outs to it’s coordinating solid base. Glue the unicorn horn with cut outs to it’s coordinating solid base. Glue the eyes with eyelashes to the circles with small circle cut outs; aligning at the small circle. 
3. Apply glue the bottom of the side tabs on the card base. Secure by folding upward toward the card base.
4. Curl the eyelashes on the combined eyes as you like:) Glue the combined eyes to the coordinating shapes on the combined Unicorn head; aligning the small circles.
5. Curl the hair and tail pieces as you like. Glue the small hair piece to the combined unicorn head. 
6. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the combined unicorn horn to the combined unicorn head; aligning at the top of the horn. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the combined Unicorn head to the coordinating shape on the card base.
7. Glue the hooves to the hoover shapes on the card base. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the large hair piece to the back of the card base.
8. Insert gift card.
9. Fold the gift card section upward and tuck the hooves into the slots on the front of the gift card section (card base).
10. Attach the tail to the back of the card base with a foam adhesive square.

11. Finish with a ribbon:)

Flamingo Card




Flamingo Card-JMRush
Approximate Size: W 4.25” X H 5.50”

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

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

You can purchase the SVG and Cricut file here:


  1. Cut design pieces. I used double sided card stock.
  2. Fold Card Base. Glue the thinner Flamingo silhouette with an eye hole to the larger solid silhouette.
  3. Glue the white larger beak piece to the coordinating shape on the combined Flamingo. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the larger wing to the combined Flamingo.
  4. Use a foam adhesive square to attach the last wing to the combined Flamingo. Glue the smallest beak piece to the coordinating shape on the combined Flamingo.
  5. Glue the combined Flamingo to the front of the card base.
  6. Finish with a ribbon:)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pineapple Card




Pineapple Card-JMRush
Approximate Size: W 4.25” X H 5.50”

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 base. Curve the leaves of the three green pineapple shapes ( Do not curve the pineapple solid base shape (black)). Pull up the triangular points on the two yellow oval pieces. 
  3. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the middle green full pineapple piece to the fullest green full pineapple piece (at the oval base only - not the leaves). Glue the darker oval yellow (with triangular points) to the lighter one.
  4. Use foam adhesive squares to attach the last green full pineapple piece to the combined full pineapple (at the oval base only - not the leaves). Glue the patterned oval piece to the combined yellow oval piece.
  5. Glue the combined yellow oval piece to the combined green full pineapple piece.
  6. Glue the combined pineapple to the pineapple solid shape piece (black).
  7. Glue the combined pineapple piece to the front of the card base.
  8. I finished with a ribbon and an adhesive enamel dot:)