Wednesday, July 15, 2015

International Ambassadors 'Anything But a Card' Unofficial Blog Hop

Welcome to the International Ambassadors Unofficial 'Anything But a Card' Blog Hop!  As you may have caught on the International Ambassadors are getting together to 'play' with Spellbinders Dies every month and it comes around so quickly - this Blog Hop is purely for fun and inspiration, totally unofficial and an opportunity for you to get to know us (and our styles) more.

This month we are creating 'Anything But a Card'

Spellbinders Products:
Cross Promotional Partners:

Other:  Lace flowers, handmade resin embellishments,

1. Cut/emboss Belly Band Two # 1 #2 #3 using white cardstock (#1 being the smallest)
2.Cut each using scissors, at the desired length

3. Using the Die as a stencil, sponge inside the die using Teal Zeal ink and a Sponge Dauber
4. Before removing the Die, lightly stamp the music using Bamboo Leaves
5. Remove the Die
6. Thread the ribbon through the Die Cut slots.

9.  Adhere the Die cut label to the tin using liquid glue
10 Thread ribbon through the second slot and adhere underneath the label
11 Adhere lace flowers using liquid glue
12 adhere ribbon across the lower portion of the label as shown
13 Attach resin embellishment using liquid glue
14 Add White Pearls to the butterfly body
15 Add stickers to the label

I have used:

hope you have enjoyed my tutorial, make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are amazing - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
  Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands
Christine Emberson - England

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!


  1. Hi Linda, lovely way of brightening up these canisters. Janelle x

  2. What a great idea ! i have so many bits and bobs scattered everywhere .
    Thank you for sharing .
    Elaine H X

  3. Love your project!
    Hugs from Holland,

  4. Hi Linda. I love how you have decorated these tins. What a great idea : ) Take care x

  5. Good Morning Linda from UK. A lovely idea and decorated beautifully. Hope it is not too cold where you are.
    Thank you for sharing xxx

  6. Hi Linda, I am a hoarder of things that may be useful. Your project proves the point that it's always worth keeping for a period of time. ( 2yrs is my limit ) your remodelled tins are great. X Ros

  7. Hello Linda, What a good idea, didn't know you could make somany different things using Spellbinders. Thanks for all the ideas you people give us.
    Best wishes

  8. great idea.tins like this are very useful.

  9. Thanks for the tutorial, great idea for little gifts etc.

  10. What a brilliant idea, to store those little bits and bobs on ones craft space....thank you...luv Ursula xx

  11. Thanks for the tutorial, lovely idea for special little gifts etc.

  12. Love these pots Linda, they are so decorative. Pat x

  13. What a lovely way to brighten up some canisters Never seen these belly band dies

  14. Hello Linda

    What a great way to do your ti s up. I should do that for all my bits and bobs.

    Joan from Newcastle (uk)

  15. Good idea Linda. Like the look of these

  16. This is a great idea, good for gifts.
    Di B.

  17. Fun set of tins Linda, and I do like your remodel of them!!

  18. Sorry Linda, thought I'd commented on these. Great way to decorate tins, which I hoard along with boxes, thanks to you!

  19. These are so pretty! LOVe how you have dressed them up!! TFS!


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