Saturday, March 30, 2013

G45 French country mini album and bird cage

Had so fun making this bird cage and album with the beautiful French country papers from Graphic 45.
Did a lot of fussy cutting and sealed it with Claudine Hellmuth multi matte


Here is a picture with the album inside the bird cage

Back side of the bird cage where the door opens to get the mini album out

Inside the back door

Album cover

The cover folds out and here is a lot of room for photos. Also some pockets from the paper line and cardstock cutouts

first pages 

There is a border pocket that folds out 

2. page. So fun fussy cut all the sunflowers :-)

There is i flip up on the right side and here i made a farm with a door that opens.
Used the pop n `cuts die from sizzix to make the door pop up

Here is a picture of the sun flower that is in the pocket on the left side. Here i can do some journaling or put in some photos

3. Page with flaps and fold out page

Here all is fold out

4. page. Here are a lot of tags, " secret" places and flip page

Back side of the album with leaf trim and a pocket with post cards

Here is the link to my blog post where you can find the measurements and pictures how to make the bird cage,

Hope this inspires you to make something out of these wonderful papers :-)
Thanks for stopping by and have fun creating :-)

Hugs, Anne

Chipboard Bird house tutorial

The chipboard is 1,9 mm thick .
You can glue 2 thinner together if you can`t find so thick chipboard 

 Drew a circle from a plate ( this is 7 inch ) an cut 3/4 strip chipoard
Hinge cut 1 1/4 score at 1/2 and cut on the 3/4 inn like the picture

Bend the chipboard arond the half circle and fasten with the hinge 
It can help to wetting  the chipboard to help it bend 

Cut 2 strips at 12 x 3/4 and glue on the sides

1 strip fastened with hinge inside
Also hinges around outside to make it study

One more hinge inside

Use a strip of paper to mask inside where railing goes

 Cut 12 x 1/4 strips chipboard and mark at 8

Glue them on where the marks are

Glue strip over at the 8 inch mark

 Bend them in on the top

Cut of a bit off a 1 1/5 inch circle

Fasten the strips

Also one on the top to make it study and cover  

Drew around for the door on the back

Fasten with hinges from Graphic 45

For the album i cut out 5 pages.

Drew around the bird cage and made it a bit smaller
The back page is 10 1/4 x  6 and then i went down 1/4 inch on each side and bottom for the next 4 pages.

The hinges are cut at 1 1/2 and score at 1/2 - 3/4 and 1 inch and folded like a W
Cut up a strip ( 1/4 ) as long as the hing and glued the hinge in between

And then fastened it on the back side of the previous page

Have fun creating :-)

Friday, March 29, 2013

How to use Claudine Hellmuth multi matte - Scrapbook questions answered

Hello everyone. In this video I will answer question from 20. March to 29. March. Will also show how to use Claudine Hellmuth multi matte in different ways in the end of the video. Starts at 9.00

Here is the link to Kreativ Scrapping shop,

And here is the link to the  blog post where you can find photos and a little tutorial on the place in time mini album - calendar


Hope this was helpful and have fun creating :-)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Graphic 45 design team 2013 audition

Here is my submissions for the Graphic 45 design team call.

From the very first time I got my hands on the Graphic 45 papers, I fell in love. They are so special and fun to work with. I just love to fussy cut images and use them in different projects. I also love using their products to decorate my chipboard creations. There are endless possibilities with the Graphic 45 paper lines and products and I'm head over heels in love.... :-)

 have posted photos in the order they are published except this first that I still am working on
Making a bird house and mini album using the new French garden collection
So much fun and i am in fussy cut heaven :-)

Took some pictures when i made the bird cage and will post them and the measurements here on my blog when it is finish.

The album

On the front cover i made a opening and fussy cut wire for a pocket
I use Claudine Helmuth multi matte on all the cut outs to make them solid

The front cover can fold out and i am making some fold outs here. Not finish yet lol

Mini album in progress 
When i create mini albums i try to match the colors so they fit together.
Work a bit on each page as i get new ideas

Back side. The border can open and made it as a pocket
Lots of room for photos and journaling

New 3D pop up card with the super sweet Secret garden collection

Have a video tutorial how to make the base of the card

Inside there is a lot of dimension 

  On the backside there is a pocket to write a message to the receiver 

The same card with French country collection

 Cut out a frame and made it as a pocket. Tags inside to write message. Love the new banners :-)

Seret garden LO

Used one small and one large staples butterflies and painted them.
Layered with laces and seam binding

Place in time pop up 3 step card. So great to use this Place in time papers for cards and gifts :-)

Have a video tutorial how to make the base of the card

Inside i made a pop up door and made a pocket for some tags. Lamp post on the side

Also decorated a gift bag to go with the card

 place in time yearbook memory album and desk top box
Made this for my mom 80 year birthday
I took some pictures while I made this box and posted pictures and measurements on my blog

Box when the side box is out

There is room for different things under the flap

On the top one page can lay and here my mum can do some journaling and write things to remember
The rest of the album is in the drawer and can be taken out for each new month :-)

Here are some pictures of the album
Made one page with 3 sides for every month so there is place for a lot of photos and journaling.
Have video tutorial how to make this album. One for each month and one preparing the album

Her the side flap is open

Some close up pictures

Painted the staple butterfly and layered 2 together with some lace and seam binding
Box seen from the side. Used door pulls and and painted them to match 

Place in time bottle gift box
So great to use this papers for gift wrapping and cards :-)

Also decorated the sides

Made a large tag on the back to writhe a birthday massage

Have a video tutorial how to make the crown
And have posted the measurements for the box here on my blog

Christmas cards, feather angel and Christmas gift wrapping.
Nutcracker sweet and Christmas emporium collection
Have video tutorials how to make this gift wrapping and cards




Stamped and paper pieced this card. So fun :-)

Nutcracker Sweet slider pop up mini album 
Have video tutorial how to make this album and posted measurements here on my blog

Picture of the 1. page

Inside the cover

Here is a picture when the page slides out

Here is a picture of pop up clock

Graphic45 Bird Song handmade storage units

Dresser with drawers

Accordion box

                                               Flower vase made of 1/4 chipboard strips

 Bird song storage organizer carousel
Made from chipboard

Here is a picture when the slider doors are pulled to the side

Back side has 2 folding doors

Here is a picture when the doors are open 

Lot of place in this storage :-)

Seen from the side

Bird song serving tray with fan mini album , address book, post it note holder.
All made from chipboard

Serving tray

So fun fussy cutting this beautiful ladies and flowers

Fan album

Used the stamps on the tags


address book with envelopes and cards

Inside the address book

Flap open

Address book inside

Tea cup, bowl and light

Halloween in Wonderland 3D frame / 2 page mini album

Inside there is place for photos

Bird song flower pot . How i easy find my flower for a project

There is a drawer under the pot to with paper so i can write down the flowers i get low on

 Bird nest with eggs
Used the metal door pull for the nest

45 Curtain Call Eiffel tower with 2 mini albums inside
Made of chipboard and have posted pictures and measurements for the tower here on my blog

The tower is in 3 parts

Under the 2 lowest there are mini albums hold with magnets

Inside one of the mini albums

Halloween in Wonderland puppet theater  and mini album 
Made from a corn flakes box

Used metal tags to hold the door closed with magnets placed on the side of the box

Curtains can be foldet together and place for the mini album inside

 Created some open strips on the top to slide in different images to tell the story

This images are fastened on acetate strips and go inside from the top of the box

This is going behind to create different backgrounds. Never ending table with tea and flower pot

Mini album

communique old English telephone box an mini album

Door open

Made a telephone

Mini album

Inside with telephone book


 A Ladies Diary year book journal / mini album
Have a video tutorial how to make it

Here is how it looks open

Flap inside. The ladies has magnets on the bock to hold notes.

Flap open

One of the pages

Flap on the front cover can also open

Also like to make steampunk things :-)
This is a gift bottle box

 Made a steampunk hat with glasses.  and i light bulb, filmstrip in a spool, flower pot from clay with gears and foliage,a little book and painted an used candle

Close up photo

Steampunk bottle and glass

The backside has a tag mini album

Have made ​​a lot of other fun things that was published on your blog this summer.So happy that you could use some of my work  :-)

Thank you for the chance to participate.
I have so much fun creating with your awesome and gorgeous collections, stamps and staples  :-)