Image is Kanban, another freebie from my friend at craft club. The sheets she gets cheap are very slightly faulty - some of the printing is missing or they have been double printed or something. So if you look closely at this one the circles in the corners of the image are odd but never mind, I'm not complaining :)
As I mentioned in the last couple of posts I've bought a few tutorials from various crafters.
I thought I'd post a list of some of the blogs that are offering tutorials, some are free and some charge a couple of pounds.
The one problem I have often found is that until you actually buy the tutorials you don't know what equipment you will need to complete the projects. I understand that a lot of the people who develop them are Stampin' Up demo's and so obviously they are promoting and selling SU.
It's not always an issue because sometimes you can substitute everyday stash for SU anyway but is something to be aware of I think.
It took a little bit more time than the box I showed yesterday but was straightforward enough.
Aren't some people clever? I would have no idea how to design something like this and definitely do not have the patience to sit and work out measurements!
No Stampin' Up classes for the last couple of weeks so I decided to have a look at online tutorials instead.
There are loads of freebies on SplitCoastStampers and also YouTube as well as people selling classes via their blogs.
I liked the look of this one and it was only £3. That was the instructions for the book/ box and also four cards.
Mine is different in that I haven't decorated it as much but for a first attempt I was quite pleased with how it turned out.
The instructions were very clear and easy to follow and you don't actually need to use all SU stuff.
The only 'essential' SU item in my opinion is the Word Window punch to make the closure buckle thingy but if you didn't have that you could just cut a piece of card freehand.
I should have used tape all along the back of the spine but we live and learn!
I ran out of steam and failed to decorate the inside of the box, lazy me.
Tag is Gorjuss (from The Range)
I've mounted it on spotty paper by Stampin' Up and black card by Basic Grey. The cardstock on the right hand side is embossed with an Indentz 'Happy Birthday' embossing folder and finished off with a Prima flower.