3D Thursday: Tiny Tulip Treat Holder

Spring is right around the corner! And that means it’s almost time for TULIPS! I LOVE tulips. They are my absolute favorite! So I really love Twila Davis’ project for this week’s 3D Thursday. How sweet is this little tulip treat holder?

For her project, Twila used the Timeless Tulips Bundle, which includes both the Timeless Tulips stamp set and Tulip Builder Punch. Right now, you can purchase both items together as a bundle for a savings of 10% off the cost of them separately! Take a peek at the bundle below:

Other items she used include Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper and Tulle Ribbon. Colors are Flirty Flamingo, Granny Apple Green, and Whisper White.

You can download a FREE project sheet with step by step instructions HERE or by clicking the image below! This would be such a sweet treat for someone special, or would make great favors for a spring themed bridal shower or wedding!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Nicolle

3D Thursday: Yummilicious Pretzel Box

Happy Thursday! Today, we have Guest Designer Libby Fens joining us, and she has created this great packaging for chocolate dipped pretzel rods (YUM!)

For her project, Libby used items from the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog, including the gorgeous Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper. Who wouldn’t want to receive this sweet treat in such a great little package?

Others items that Libby used include the So Sentimental stamp set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies, which can be purchased right now as a bundle for 10% off the cost of both separately. Take a peek at what’s included in the bundle below, or click HERE to go straight to it in the online store!

Want to make this project yourself? Download a FREE project sheet HERE, or click the image below:

I hope you have enjoyed this week’s project! Have a great weekend!

Nicolle

3D Thursday: Chocolate Square Holder

Happy Thursday! My post is late today due to my 5 year old being sick. He’s been running a temp for two days now, and is absolutely miserable. I HATE when my kids are sick. I apologize for not having this up earlier!

Sarah Wills is this week’s designer and she has created this super cute chocolate square holder. It is designed to perfectly hold three Ghiardelli chocolate squares (my favorite!) She designed her project using items for Valentine’s Day, but this could very easily be used for any occasion just by switching up the colors, papers, and sentiment!

Isn’t this such a sweet project? It would make a perfect little gift for school kids, coworkers, or anyone you just want to wish a sweet Happy Valentine’s Day to! You can download Sarah’s FREE project sheet HERE (or click on the image below)!

Sorry for the super short post today, but I’ve got my hands fiull with my little guy. I will be back soon with a new project and post!

Have a great day!

Nicolle

Color Fusers Blog Hop for February 2020

It’s time for another Color Fusers Blog Hop! This month, we have a gorgeous combination of Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, and Early Espresso!

For some reason, when I think of pink with shades of brown and ivory, I think of vintage, lacy things. So when I was designing my card for this month, I went with that theme. I used Early Espresso card stock for the base, then layered it with Sahara Sand, Blushing Bride, and Very Vanilla on top. The card is embellished with a lacy bow and a shimmery pink flower.

Measurements for this card are as follows:

Early Espresso card stock card base: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches (scored at 4-1/4 inches and folded in half)

Sahara Sand card stock layer: 3-3/4 x 5 inches

Blushing Bride card stock layer: 3-5/8 x 4-7/8 inches

Very Vanilla card stock top layer: 3-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches

Blushing Bride die cut heart: 2-1/4 x 2-3/8 inches

Blushing Bride blossom: 1 inch (approximate)

Sahara Sand card stock sentiment piece: 1/2 x 2 inches (approximate)

While the overall layout of this card is very simple, I added a number of details to dress it up a bit:

  1. The corners on the base are stamped with leaves in Versamark ink.
  2. The top layer is embossed using the Scripty 3D embossing folder.
  3. The flower was crinkled and then coated in Wink of Stella to give it some extra texture, shimmer, and shine.
  4. A Frosted Flower Embellishment with a tiny pearl was added to the center of the flower.
  5. Very Vanilla Scalloped Lace Trim was added, along with a bow to finish it off!

While Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I plan to use this card for an upcoming wedding. This card could definitely be used for Valentine’s Day, though, as well as an anniversary, engagement, or bridal shower!

I hope you have enjoyed my project today! Please continue to the next stop on this month’s hop, which is Melanie Hockin’s page. I can’t wait to see what she has created this month!

Have a great day!

Nicolle

Here is the full hop line up for February:

Melissa Kerman

Sarah Wills

Jo Anne Hewins

Tami Hewlett

Nicolle Belesimo (YOU ARE HERE)

Melanie Hockin

Barb Mullikin

Bonnie O’Neill

3D Thursday: Lily Pad Sale-a-Bration Purse

For this week’s 3D Thursday, we have Guest Designer Jo Anne Hewins joining us! She has created this fun purse shaped gift package, using products from the 2020 January-June Mini Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Brochure! I love the bright colors of the lily pad and flower against the black and white. The colors really pop!

She used this bag for a sweet treat, but you can fill it with anything you choose! Change up the sentiment to use for any occasion as well!

Many of the products that Jo Anne used can be earned for FREE, now through March 31st, with a qualifying purchase! Details can be found in this year’s Sale-a-Bration brochure. Feel free to request a copy, or you can view it online HERE, or by clicking the image for this year’s brochure on the right hand side of this page!

Love this project and want to make your own? You can download step-by-step instructions, as well as a complete supply list HERE, or click on the image below:

A big thank you to Jo Anne for joining us today! Please check back next week for another 3D Thursday project! (I will also be hopping with the Color Fusers on Monday!)

Enjoy your day!

Nicolle

3D Thursday: Painted Poppies Pop-Up Box Card

It’s time for another 3D Thursday project! This week, we have Debbie Henderson as our designer, and she has created this amazing pop up box using NEW products from the Peaceful Poppies Suite. Take a look at her gorgeous and unique creation:

The colors of this project are just stunning! The picture above shows the card closed. But it can also be opened to reveal space inside for a note, gift card, candy, and more!

If you love this project, you can download a FREE project sheet, complete with step-by-step instructions and a full supply list HERE. (Or click the image below!)

Please check back next week for another 3D project created by the 3D Thursday team! Thanks so much for checking in!

Nicolle

3D Thursday: Tropical Oasis Box

Aloha from Connecticut! How I wish we were having beautiful, tropical weather, but unfortunately, it’s cold and rainy here. YUCK. For 3D Thursday this week, we have Guest Designer Cathy Williams joining us! Cathy is a demonstrator from California, and she has created this beautiful tropical themed gift box using items from the NEW Tropical Oasis Suite! The new suite can be viewed on pages 38-40 of the January – June 2020 Mini Catalog, or you can view the entire suite online HERE.

Here’s a few additional pictures of her gorgeous project!


This would be such a great project to make for someone who is planning a trip to Hawaii, or for favors for a Hawaiian/Tropical themed party or wedding!

You can download a FREE, printable project sheet, complete with step by step instructions, and a full supply list HERE, or by clicking the image below:

Remember, we have NEW 3D Projects every Thursday! You can view them here on my blog, or you can also find them on our Facebook page as well! (We would love it if you liked our page!) You can find the 3D Thursday Facebook page HERE.

Thank you for visiting today! Have a great day!

Nicolle

3D Thursday: Valentine’s Mini Pizza Box

It’s Thursday again (already!), and that means it’s time for another 3D Thursday project! This week, it was my turn to create, and since we’ve all been sick in my house (even the cat), I needed something relatively quick and easy to make for my post. So I came up with this decorated Mini Pizza Box! Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I decided to go with a Valentine’s theme, but it can easily be adapted for any occasion, just by switching up papers, images , and sentiments!

Here are step by step instructions for creating this cute little treat box:

1. Assemble the Mini Pizza Box. Cut two pieces of 3-1/4 x 3-1/4 inch pieces of From My Heart Specialty DSP. (One will be used on the top of the Mini Pizza Box and the other will be used to line the bottom of the inside of the box.) Use Snail Adhesive to attach one to the top of the box and one to the inside.

2. Place 5 foil wrapped chocolate hearts (or other treat of your choice) in the box.

3. Close the box and wrap a piece of ribbon around the box so that it wraps around all four sides and closes the box tight. Attach the ends of the ribbon to the top of the box using mini glue dots. Attach a Heart Doily to the top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

4. Stamp the sentiment in Real Red and the arrow in Flirty Flamingo onto Shimmery White cardstock. Punch the heart with the small heart from the Heart Punch Pack. Fussy cut the arrow using Paper Snips.

5. Lay the arrow over the doily and adhere with glue dots. Then, attach the heart sentiment over it with dimensionals.

6. Apply three small epoxy hearts to the sentiment piece and color them with Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends to add a little more color and detail. Attach the full completed heart to the top of the box using dimensionals, and the project is complete!

Here’s a quick peek at the inside of the box:

You can download a FREE printable project sheet with complete instructions and a full supply list HERE, or click on the image below:

Thanks for checking in today! Enjoy your day!

Nicolle

Color Fusers Blog Hop for January 2020

It’s the first Monday of the month, and that means it’s time for our Color Fusers Blog Hop! This month, we’ve got a great combo of Blueberry Bushel, Rich Razzleberry, Basic Gray, and Basic Black to share with you!

I have always loved music! When I was younger, I played the flute and piccolo in the school band, and I was voted Most Musical my senior year of high school. It’s been a long time since I’ve played, but I’ve always loved anything with music notes, or a sheet music theme. So when I saw the new Music From the Heart stamp set, it was one of the first things I put on my new catalog wish list! It includes 19 stamps, and it’s a photopolymer set, so it makes it very easy to line up those little notes on the staff. Here’s a peek at the full set:

I just LOVE the hand drawn look of this set!

I decided to make this card on the simple side, and instead dressed it up a bit with some epoxy hearts and extra shimmer. I used Shimmery White card stock for the top layer, then used Basic Gray for the middle, and Basic Black as my base. I did a light watercolor wash using Rich Razzleberry ink, let it dry, then stamped the staff in Basic Gray. I then stamped the clef and notes in StazOn Black ink. (Quick tip for the notes: instead of stamping each note individually, I placed the three note stamps face down where I wanted them, then pressed ONE block onto all three of them before inking them up. This allowed me to stamp all three at once, and get perfect placement as well!) I then stamped the birds and sentiment in Blueberry Bushel ink, added two epoxy hearts (the small one was colored with my dark Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends marker), then I added a little Wink of Stella to both hearts and birds for some extra shimmer. The card was finished with a simple crinkle ribbon wrapped around the base. It’s also hard to tell from the pictures, but the top and middle layers are raised off the base a bit with Black Stampin’ Dimensionals, to give it just a little height and make the whole thing pop a bit!

Measurements for this card are as follows:

Basic Black card stock base: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches (scored at 4-1/4 inches and folded in half)

Basic Gray card stock middle layer: 3-3/4 x 5 inches

Shimmery White card stock top layer: 3-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches

This set is now available, along with many other fantastic new products, in the new January-June Mini Catalog! Combined with the new Sale-a-Bration brochure, there are many, many fantastic new products available! (Take a peek at both using the links to the right.) Shop during Sale-a-Bration, and earn a FREE item for every $50 purchase (before tax and shipping) now through March 31st!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Please continue to the next stop on our hop, which is Jo Anne Hewins‘ page, to see what she has created this month!

Have a great day! 🙂

Nicolle

Here is our full line up for January:

Kelly Acheson

Barb Mullikin

Tami Hewlett

Melissa Kerman

Bonnie O’Neill

Sarah Wills

Nicolle Belesimo (YOU ARE HERE)

Jo Anne Hewins

3D Thursday: A Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Treat Holder

Happy New Year! It’s time for another 3D Thursday project. This week, we have Trayce Bauer joining us, and she has created this adorable treat holder for Valentine’s Day!

These are such a perfect way to let someone know you’re thinking of them! You can download a FREE project sheet for Trayce’s project HERE, or by clicking the image below. The printable sheet includes step by step instructions, as well as a complete supply list:

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great day!

Nicolle