Thursday, June 7, 2012

Father's Day Blog Hop!


Welcome to the Two Scrapbook Friends Father's Day Blog Hop! You should have started the hop at the Two Scrapbook Friends Blog and arrived here from ------'s blog. If you comment on each blog, you will qualify to be in a draw for a special prize from Two Scrapbook Friends! Also, you will find a RED HIGHLIGHTED word on each blog which will make a phrase at the end of the Blog Hop! Once you have completed the hop to all our designers blogs, please leave a comment on the Two Scrapbook Friends blog. Then be sure to email the completed phrase to them for a second chance to win! So remember, in order to be entered to win:1. Leave a comment on all the blogs as you go and then come back to the Two Scrapbook Friends blog and leave a final comment there.2. To have a second chance to win, keep track of the HIGHLIGHTED WORDS from each blog and email the phrase to 2friends@execulink.com. Put "Blog Contest" in your subject line.3. Check back at the Two Scrapbook Friends blog on June 12th to see if you are the winner. (Winners will not be contacted personally.) Here is the list of blogs you will visit on this inspiring journey:
Joanne

For my project... I decided to create a Fishing Vest & Tackle Box using some SVG Files that I found from SVGCUTS and a sample by one of their designers on the blog Tamara Tripodi.  Here are some pictures of my project as well as details on how they were made!




Is this luggage handle not adorable!


Close up Tag



I am planning on putting some Canned Peanuts and Chocolate Covered Almonds inside the tackle box for my FATHER as these are his favorite treats!

I hope you enjoy the rest of  the Hop!  Your next stop in the Blog Hop is  Jayne


Fathers’s  Day Vest Card
Supplies:  Patterned Paper & Sticker - Echo Park (This & That: Charming), SVG Vest Card (SVG Cuts),  Cuttlebug & Diamond Plate Embossing Folder Sentiment:  PTI (Father Know’s Best), PTI Dark Chocolate Ink, Banner Die:  PTI, Eyelets (Making Memories), Twine:  American Crafts.  Silhouette Cameo,  Sure Cuts A Lot, Embroidery Floss.
  1. Cut  the vest card base & Pockets using the Silhouette Cameo and Sure Cuts A Lot Software.   This is a Free SVG File found at SVG Cuts – Free Vest Card 
  2. Using the Embossing Folder emboss the front flaps of the vest card.
  3. Ink the edges of the card with Brown ink.
  4. Sew the details of the pockets with Beige Embroidery Floss.
  5. Glue all pocket pieces to the card.
  6. Punch and set 2 eyelets and close the card with brown twine.
  7. Cut banner strip with cuttlebug and stamp sentiment.
  8. Apply star sticker.

Tackle Box
Supplies Used:  Echo Park (This & That:  Charming), Silhouette Cameo, Sure Cuts A Lot, SVG Cuts:  Ryan’s Playdate SVG Kit (Playfull Box)Forest Country SVG Collection,

  1. Cut the  Playfull Box from the Ryan’s Playdate SVG Kit from from SVG Cuts. From the Patterned Paper and assemble (I inked the edges of all the pieces with Brown Ink before putting the pieces together.   Use the Brads to put the handle on the box.
  2. Cut the Embelishment pieces from the Forest country SVG Collection.  Ink the edges and glue to the tackle box.
  3. Place Treats or gift inside the box.

38 comments:

Joanne said...

Wow Avril! Your project is amazing! I love all the details you added!
Joanne xo

Carolyn Wolff said...

Amazing! I just love that vest. I have that file and I want to use it on a fishing kit for the store. Thanks for the inspiration :)

Ann Jobes said...

Really fun projects, Avril! Your little additions with the punches add to the rustic theme.

JanR said...

Incredible! I really love that vest.

judybeeksma said...

Lovin that fishing vest...So perfect. Great projects Avril!

Andrea V said...

OMG - that is just awesome!

Andrea :)

Christa said...

Avril, this is a stunning example your you work. I loove the embossing on that vest and the tackle box is genius. You are a great addition to this hop!

Jayne said...

Wowsers....very cool, love the vest and everything else. So glad you joined in the hop.

Louise said...

Just stunning Avril! WOW. This is quite a lot of work. Lucky father! I am sure he will be very pleased.

Rosanne said...

Oh my, this is so gorgeous Avril, love it all!

Laureen said...

A big wow! Really love that vest card too! So much interesting details to look at! Thumbs up! I know my DH will love your creations!

Kelly Codd Greatrex said...

This is so cute Avril!

Lori S. said...

Avril, what an excellent project. I just LOVE that vest card!! You ARE the queen of altered items :)

MaryAnn said...

Avril you are the best at making these wonderful projects. Love the vest and fishing designs.

Regan said...

amazeballs!!

Cathy said...

okay...simply amazing! Wow!

Dr. J said...

So great to see this totally finished! That stitching was totally worth it on the final overall look!

JoAnn Heinbuch said...

That is Totally adorable, Avril I want one

Sue Sykes said...

So cute - love the detail on the tackle box! thanks for the inspiration!

Sharlene said...

You rock this project.. My DH would love this.... So unique!

Carmen L. said...

Incredible!

Lynn Le5 said...

Love the little fishies! Tackle box is very original!

csewy-csescrap13 said...

Awesome projects...the vest and tackle box will surely be loved, wow!

Amanda said...

Seriously?? That's just too fabulous. Makes me think I need a silhouette!

JillEBean said...

What a great personal gift!

Karen said...

Awesome projects. Cute and so detailed.

Samantha Schibler said...

Awesome stuff, perfect for the man who loves to be fishing. Love it. Thanks for sharing

Kelly C said...

I love all your paper piecing. The lure is super cute!

Deb said...

Okay I absolutely love this page - have a husband who likes to fly fish, perfect card!! Thanks!

Janice said...

Your gift is just amazing!

Kim said...

awesome

Tracy P said...

Amazing!

Carla said...

Both of these pieces are incredible! I love the colours/pattern paper you choose!

Tammy said...

This is so stinkin' cute!! I wish the dads in my life were fisherman just so I could make these! Love the embossed vest!

Darcy said...

Abril, you are insane talented!

Deanna said...

Holy shit Av!

Scarlett said...

Totally adorable!! Love that vest and wish I had the means to create with SVG files now, LOL!

Corrie said...

Those are great projects, you did an amazing job.