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Friday, May 11, 2012

A Crafty Gift by Angi Barrs

Hello everyone!  Angi here with a fun tutorial and gift idea using Samantha's adorable fabric and die-cut embellishments.

Baker's twine is a popular trend right now. Here's a way to give "The Gift of Twine" in a fun and unique way.

First you will need the following supplies:

1. A spool of baker's twine. I used the "Honeydew" twine from The Twinery.
2. Samantha Walker "Decadence" fabric - You can find it in the Riley Blake store.
3. Samantha Walker die cuts - You can find the "Heidi" collection die cuts in the Creative Imaginations store.
4. A lollipop stick - (from Michael's Craft Store)
5. Pop dots

Step #1 - Cut a piece of Samantha's fabric - 9 inches long x 2-1/2 inches wide. Wrap it around the center of the spool of twine. Use three pop dots to adhere it.

Step #2 - Add pop dots to the back of your Samantha Walker die-cut embellishments.

Step #3 - Place the die-cuts on top of the fabric. Tie a small piece of baker's twine to the larger tag die-cut embellishment.

Step #4 - Add pop dots to the other die-cuts, then add them to the lollipop stick.

Step#5 - Place the decorated lollipop stick in the center of the spool of twine. Now you are ready to give a crafty gift that will make anyone smile!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.
Have a Happy Crafty Day!


Today at 10am MST, Samantha is hosting a "Speed Scrap" on the general forum at!  We would love to have you stop by and check it out...and of course join in on all the fun! 
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  1. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing...Judith

  2. What a cute idea Angi! You always have such wonderful out of the box ideas! I love that!


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