Monday, January 12, 2009

Lots of Sharing

I have some things to share with you today that are not mine.
My third level downline, Danee Hoang is one creative lady!! She made all these Nugget holders from various punches.
ETA: Danee's instructions
Basic Nugget Holder:
Cut 6" x 1-1/4" strip of cardstock
Score 1", 3" and 5" along the 6” side

Nugget wrap (if desired):
Cut 3" x 1-1/4" Designer Series paper
Flamingo (Danee Hoang)

1 large oval – Pretty in Pink (body)
1 word window – Pretty in Pink (neck)
2 small ovals – Pretty in Pink & basic black (beak) – the black is also punched with the boho punch
One ¾” circle – pretty in pink (face)
1- scallop circle & wide oval – Pink pirouette (wing)
1 boho punch flower – kiwi kiss (bush)
2 strips of 1/8” x 1-1/2” and 1/8” x 2-1/2” - Pretty in pink (legs)
Dazzling diamond glitter
Pretty in Pink (soft subtle) brad
stampin' dimensionals
Sticky strip
Black marker
Always Artichoke – holder
I have the pdf of the step by step picture directions to assemble the flamingo. If you are interested in a copy, please e-mail me at
One large oval – real red (body)
Two small ovals – real red (claws)
Two horizontal slots – real red (antenna of eyes)
Spiral punches cut out to form tentacles – real red
Black markers for smile
Glue dots to attach google eyes
Basic black for holder

Monkey (Kelly Sampson - ):
Two 1” circles – creamy caramel (ears)
Two ¾” circles – chocolate chip (ears)
One ½” circle - creamy caramel (nose area)
One large oval – creamy caramel (mouth)
Glue dots to attach google eyes
Chocolate chip marker for smile

(Kelly Sampson - ):

One 1 3/8” – only orange (face)
1 big boho flower with each petal cut to center – basic black (stripes)
One ¾” circle – only orange, cut in halves(ears)
One ½” circle – basic black, cut in halves (ears)
Two ¼” circles – eyes
¾” circle – only orange (overall nose mouth area)
One ½” circle – basic black, cut in half for nose
Black marker to draw mouth and dots.
Only orange - holder
Penguin (courtesy of Helen Schadegg):

2 - large ovals – basic black (wings)
3 - small ovals – whisper white (body and wings) – snip just a little bit of one oval at top for the body
One point - from large star punch – pumpkin pie (beak)
2 - trio flowers – pumpkin pie (feet)
Glue dots to attach google eyes
Basic black – holder
Santa (Meg Loven’s friend Becky Strater - :

2 - scallop circles – 1 blush blossom (face) and 1 whisper white cut in half (beard)
2 - word window – 1 whisper white (hat) and 1 basic black (belt - trim edge after mounting)
Two ¼" circles – 1 pretty in pink or pink pirouette (nose) and 1 whisper white (button)
One ½" circle - whisper white (pom-pom)
One 1-1/4" square – riding hood red, cut in half diagonally (hat)
Draw belt buckle with white gel pen
Black marker for mouth
Glue dots to attach google eyes
Riding hood red - holder
Snowman (Dawn Griffith’s website: ):

One point – from small star punch – pumpkin pie (nose)
5 - double circles – basis black (mouth)
Two ¼" circles – basic black (eyes) – draw sparkle with white gel pen
One 1-3/8" square punch – basic black (hat - cut in half horizontally and draw stitches with white gel pen)
1 - word window – black (hat – draw stitches with white gel pen)
1 - trio flower – real red (flower – add one drop of Crystal effect in the center to let dry)
1 - Boho blossom (biggest flower with lots of petals) – old olive (leaves – trim only 2 petals from flower)
Dimensional for the flower
stampin’ pastels - regal rose (color cheeks)
Whisper white - holder
Rudolph Reindeer (Angie Juda’s website
and Heather Summers’ website: ):

Two ¼" circles – basic black (eyes – draw sparkle with white gel pen)
1 - Boho blossom (biggest flower with lots of petals) – chocolate chip cut in half (mane)
1 small oval/large oval – chocolate chip (Antlers - using small oval to punch from chocolate chip first and come back with large oval to get thin piece of oval. Trim this piece of oval by rounding into curves to get 2 antlers). See Heather’s video.
Draw mouth straight down with black journal writer. See Angie’s video.
Kraft CS - holder.
Rudolph with glitter nose: One ½" circle – riding hood red (nose – add red glitter after saturated with 2 way glue pen).

Rudolph with pom-pom: Michael's pom-pom is glued with crystal effect. Other adhesive, glue dot and Tombow glue don’t stick too well.
Frog (Heather Summers’ website: ):

2- large ovals – 1 old olive (face) and 1 kiwi kiss (body)
2 - small ovals - old olive (legs)
Two ¾” circles – old olive (eyes) – adhere in the back of the face
Two ½” circles – whisper white (eyes)
Two ¼” circles – black (eyes)
2 - Trio flowers – old olive (feet)
Black markers for smile and dimple
Pig (Kelly Sampson - ):

Two ¾”circles – Pretty in Pink (nose and ears - cut in halves for ears) – sponge with close to cocoa
Two ½” circles – chocolate chip cut 2/3 of the way (hooves)
Two ¼” circles – chocolate chip (nostril)
Chocolate chip markers for smile
Glue dots to glue google eyes
Pretty in pink - holder

(Kelly Sampson - ):

1 of each large & small oval – bordering blue (mouth)
2 - word windows – 1 whisper white cut in halves (teeth) and 1 bordering blue cut in halves (ears)
Four ¼” circles – basic black (nostrils and ears)
Two ½” circles – black cut 2/3 of the way (hooves)
White gel pen to draw on hooves
Black marker to draw eyelashes
Glue dots to attach google eyes

Milk Carton Container courtesy of Carol Faubert in Canada. You can view her blog here.

And my latest creation, the Valentine's Box.

These are made by Elisa and you can view her blog here.


  1. Becky those little animals are so cute! You have some very talented ladies in your downline.

  2. I absolutely love the animals!!!

  3. OMG! Danee is so talented- they are the most stinkin' cute punch animals I have ever seen! I'm getting ready to order that box tutorial from you right now! TFS!

  4. how absolutely adorable!!! i love them.

    cheers ~ carol.

  5. What cute animals! I am constantly amazed at the creativity I find on your blog. I can't wait to see what's next!

  6. Becky, How cute are those little animals.Would love to have a tutotial for those little guys. My 7 grandchildren would love them. They look easy enough for a children's workshop I think.
    Barb nesplic

  7. Adorable! Any way your downline will give us a tutorial on how to make these? Please!!!

  8. Becky,
    What a wonderful group you have!! Love all of the projects!!

  9. i found your blog today through a link to a tutorial on istamp by Nancy Riley. Wow! You have some amazing things here. You definately embody the title 'paper crafter' more than most of us! I loved looking around and will add you to my google reader!

  10. I see a large amount of case (ing) in my future. Thanks so much for sharing. They frog, monkey and flamingo are definately going to make an appearance at my kids brithday parties!!!! lol

  11. Those nugget holders are so cute. Is the back a box?

  12. Those animals are super cute. Tell Danee excellent job.

  13. OMG!! Those are soooooo adorable!!!

  14. I am so glad I came across your blog! I just finished making the milk cartons into a Valentine's day project. What fun! I should have spent the day cleaning house, but the dust bunnies are going to have to wait. I converted your instructions into a Wishblade (.gsd) file, and would be happy to share if you'd like it.

    Thanks so much for all of the cute ideas.

  15. Those are beautiful creations from her! And how nice that she shared those with us!

  16. I want to say how very nice it is to be given credit by Danee for sharing my penguin with her.
    She is not only a talented lady, but a kind and decent one.
    I am thrilled to have inspired such a talented and generous woman!
    You go girl!! last name is spelled Schadegg...thanks.

  17. Could you share the info on the Valentine Box. Elisa blog is not longer available. Thanks for sharing the animals. They are so cute!

  18. Could you share the info on the Valentine Day Box. Elisa blog is no longer available. The animals are so cute. Thanks for sharing!