Thursday, November 11, 2010

Sizzix Triple Play Blog-Hop Week 2- ATC with a Twist!

Artist Trading CUBE... with a Twist!

We've all heard of Artist Trading Cards, but how about using a cube instead of a card? The 3-D Pop-up Die from Sizzix puts an exciting new twist on an old idea! With careful placement of embellishments, this cube will twist flat for easy mailings.





See the assembly instructions of Sizzix, Twist Cube, 3D Pop-up, Bigz XL Die by Karen Burniston at these links: Part 1 and Part 2

Here's how I embellished mine...

1. Cut four 2 3/4" squares of decorative paper for sides of cube. Fold squares corner to corner to match folds on sides of cube.
2. Cut one 2 3/4" square of decorative paper for top of cube. Pierce hole in center of square for threading cord through.
3. Ink edges of all squares. Adhere papers to cube with tape runner or favorite adhesive, being very careful to align folds in paper with folds in cube.
4. Using a Krylon Leafing Pen, highlight all edges of cube.
5. Embellish cube with additional trims, inks, etc.
6. From decorative paper and french text, cut elongated tag shape to tie to top of cube. Tie 6" length of coordinating silk ribbon to cording.
7. Attach a variety of metal embellishments to a small chain and dangle from the brad at the bottom of the cube.


Look the the Triple Play Blog-Hop Blinkie in my sidebar and click on forward to hop along to the next creative use of this fun die-cut! See you next week!

21 comments:

Michelle Cummings said...

WOW...I really love the vintage feel to this! Just beautiful! I could see this hanging in my studio! :)

Candice Windham said...

Gorgeous, Roxi! Love the colors and the danglies!

Terry said...

Beautiful work and wonderful colors!

Karen B said...

WOW! My jaw is on the table this is so stunning! The idea of using the twist cube for an ATC swap is brilliant. This is gorgeous! Thanks for using my die.

Phyllis said...

Beautiful work Roxie - I love it!

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JGoode said...

Absolutely LOVE the art you chose to decorate the box, wonderful!

Lynda said...

This is so beautiful. Love it!

gscrapbooks said...

Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous, wonderful job!

Madeline said...

Loving this idea and the look of it is wonderful!

Cindy Rippe said...

I like the idea of using the Twist Cube as an ATC too! I forgot about the leafing pen. Very pretty.

Mod Podge Amy said...

This is really pretty. I love this interpretation!

pat moyers said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! This makes me want the die. so glad Ronnie told me about this blog hop. Everyone has such neat ideas.

megpiedesign said...

Very vintage! I love this!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Beautiful! Love the vintage look of this.

Brenda Pinnick said...

Roxi, I just love this! Beautiful!!

Brenda Pinnick said...

Roxi, I just love this! Beautiful!!

Brenda Pinnick said...

Roxi, I just love this! Beautiful!!

Roxi Phillips said...

Thanks everyone for your thoughtful comments!

melonybradley said...

Your work is ever so classy Roxi- love how you added the metal edging

HawaiianLibrarian said...

OOH the patterned paper is ooh la la pretty! Mahalo for your beautifyl cube and instructions.