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Thursday, September 9, 2010

bzz agent; Have Fun and get Creative with Elmer's CraftBond & X-ACTO

This is my newest campaign I was invited to join at, It is called Elmers Crafter's Campaign. This is Essential crafting adhesives and tools at affordable prices, thanks to Elmer's CraftBond & X-ACTO.

I am so excited my package is on its way and I can not wait to see what kind of goodies I am going to get. The first week of the campaign I will be creating "MEDITERRANEAN THANK YOUS", these are the directions on how to make them. Once I get my supplies I will post pictures


DESIGNED BY: Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate


APPROPRIATE FOR: Thank Yous and other Note Cards

PROJECT TYPE: Cardmaking


Elmer's® Products, Inc.:

CraftBond™ Extra Strength Glue Stick

CraftBond™ Glue Tape Runner, Permanent

CraftBond™ Foam Mounting Tape

CraftBond™ Glue Spots, Thin-small

CraftBond™ Glue Spots, 3D PopUp-medium

CraftBond™ Quick Dry Glue Dualtip Pen

CraftBond™ Gel Pens

X-ACTO® Designer 12" Rotary Paper Trimmer

X-ACTO® Designer 6" Precision Tip Scissors

X-ACTO® Designer Corner Rounder Punch

X-ACTO® Scallop Pack Decorative Edge Scissors

X-ACTO® Designer Circle Cutter

Five 12" x 12" coordinating scrapbook papers (or double-sided papers), orange/blue

Four black "Thank You" rub-ons

Ten orange 1/8" gemstones

Three black 1/16" gemstones

10" length of 1/4" wide decorative, blue trim

5/8" buttons: two blue, one orange

1/4" white brad


1.Use X-ACTO® Designer 12" Rotary Paper Trimmer to cut four 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" pieces. Fold into four cards measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

2.Refer to photo for embellishing cards using one or more of the following techniques, as desired.

Cut various rectangles of coordinating paper and use CraftBond™ Permanent Glue Tape Runner to attach.

Use X-ACTO® Designer Corner Rounder Punch to round edges on rectangles.

Trim edges with X-ACTO® Decorative Edge Scissors.

Tear along edges of rectangles to expose white paper inside for distressed look.

Apply rub-on words to rectangles according to manufacturer's instructions.

Double mount pieces, creating dimension by using CraftBond™ Foam MountingTape.

To make the flower, use X-ACTO® Designer Circle Cutter to cut three circles: 1 1/2", 2" and 2 1/2" in diameter. Tear 1/4" off edges. Layer circles and insert brad into center. Bend circle edges upward.

3.Refer to photo to assemble cards using the adhesives above as well as the following products:

Use X-ACTO® Designer 6" Precision Tip Scissors to cut fabric trim to correct length and attach to card using CraftBond™ Extra Strength Glue Stick.

Use Craft Bond™ Glue Spots Thin-small to attach buttons to card.

Use Craft Bond™ Quick Dry Glue Dualtip Pen to attach gemstones to cards.

Attach flower to front of card using Craft Bond™ Glue Spots, 3D PopUp medium.

Use CraftBond™ Gel Pens to write message inside cards.
Have Fun and get Creative with Elmer's CraftBond & X-ACTO!!!!

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