Moms: Brag n’ Grab for your chance to win!

April 26th, 2017 § 2 comments § permalink

Hi everyone,

This year, to celebrate #MothersDay, we’re doing a fun Brag & Grab promotion: 

Share a photo with us via social media (@WhiskerGraphics) of a craft project you’ve created with your child(ren) and we’ll reply with a code to save you 25% off your next Whisker Graphics purchase!

Plus, everyone who participates is entered into a random drawing to win a #DivineTwine trio in your choice of colors with matching Little and Middy #BittyBags!

We’re looking forward to seeing your fun project photos come in – thanks in advance for joining in our Brag n’ Grab!

Love,

The Whisker Graphics Team

Making Festive Gift Bags as a Thanks!

November 10th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman with Live Laugh Scrap  here to show you how easy it is to create festive gift bags for family and friends this holiday season.

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1.Stamp each bag randomly with a leaf stamp that has been inked with several colors of ink giving them a fall look.

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2.Decorate one bag with large die cut leaves that have been tied together with Rose Gold Vintage Metallic Twine.
3.Adhere to the bag with a sentiment then add raffia and a treat inside.

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4.Tie Rose Gold Vintage Metallic around the second bag.
5.Place a small gift or candy inside, fold down the top edge;and use a tiny clothes pin in the corner.
6. Tie additional twine to the corner and place die cut leaves and sentiment under the folded edge.

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These would make wonderful treat bags for the Thanksgiving table for family and friends.  They’d also make a nice little treat for our teachers.

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Making a Ghostly Candle!

October 27th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Joanna S with My Paper World

Created a creepy candle. She wrapped it with our Whisker Graphics Black Diamond Twine from the Metallics collection:

She then added some spider web and die cut with Halloween motive, with a little bit of Orange Solid Divine Twine as an accent.

In the end she added a few spiders and some black & orange mists!

Boo!  All Done and ready for those Trick-or Treater’s at the front door.

 

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Creative Halloween Treat Bags

October 25th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Boo!

Michelle P. is back today with a little Halloween treat that she made for one of her good friends.  Halloween is her jam.  She’s in to those little candy skulls, sugar skulls, whatever they are called.  You know, those skulls that are all colorful and cute ….even though they are still a skull!  She picked up some of her favorite chocolates, and some cute skull tin candies and packaged them up all funlike using pieces from our Whisker Graphics website like this super cool Divine Twine Twist in Halloween pattern.

 

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Bags are the best for wonky-shaped things.  Don’t get me wrong, I love me some gift wrapping with boxes and paper too, but a bag will accommodate just about anything.

These Horizontal Stripe Middy Bitty Bags in orange and black are naturally perfect for the occasion.

 

 

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I die cut a little banner piece, and the numbers 31 (for October 31st) in purple because sometime over the last 10 years Halloween colors went from black and orange to black and orange and purple and green, right?

 

 

 

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I used a Large Colored Tag in green and layered fun bits with it using dimensional adhesive.  Dimensional adhesive is so great.  Adding spaced layers while being your adhesive.

 

 

 

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And then I stacked my bags together, tied my twine around it, layered on my tag – and we are gift-ready!

 

 

 
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Happy Halloween!

Michelle

Check out all of Michelle work @ www.michellephilippi.com

 

BOO! The Countdown to Halloween

September 22nd, 2016 § 3 comments § permalink


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Kerry M.  could not wait any longer.  She and her kids just love October 31 and had to make something Halloween themed!

 

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Supplies used: 

  • Little Bitty Bags Diagonal, Chevron and Polka Dot in black, gray, green, orange, yellow and purple
  • Divine Twine in solid black, orange, yellow and purple
  • Divine Twine Bamboo in solid gray
  • Divine Twine Petite in solid green
  • Middy Bitty Bucket in Diagonal black
  • Two black foam boards  20 x 30 inches
  •  Two pieces of gray paper  8.5 x 11 inches
  •  Square scallop die cut  1 inch x 1 inch
  •  Circle die cut 3.5 x 3.5 inches
  • One black ink pad and number stamp set
  • One piece of chalk
  • One tape measure
  • Double sided sticky tape
  • Circle hole punch 1 inch
  • Various Halloween stickers and gems

 

 

How to Step-by-Step: 

 

 

 

 

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  • Fold over the back edge of each Bitty Bag by 0.75 inches and tape  down

 

 

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  • Die cut 31 gray, scalloped squares

 

 

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  • Stamp 1-31 on gray, scalloped squares using number stamp set and black ink

 

 

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  • Decorate front of each bag with twine, Halloween stickers and gems

 

 

 

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  • Use chalk to mark  one of the black foam boards for cutting ( 10 x 20 inches on left side and 4 inches wide for chimney )

 

 

 

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  • Cut foam board along chalk lines

 

 

 

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  • Assemble haunted house from foam board pieces and tape together

 

 

 

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  • Tape down bag #1 to chimney and bags #2-4 to layered roof top

 

 

 

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  • Tape down bags #5-30, leaving room for a door

 

 

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  • Die cut large circle gray paper and cut in fourths to make 2 round windows

 

 

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  • Cut gray door using half a piece of gray paper
  • Use hole punch to create door knob

 

 

 

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  • Decorate Bitty Bucket and label it #31

 

 

 

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  • Fill bags and bucket with candy, movie tickets or jewelry and enjoy!

 

 

Your Done!!

 

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Find everything you need to make this project @ Whisker Graphics!

Thank-you Bitty Bag with a Little Love!

September 15th, 2016 § 1 comment § permalink

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Noe I.G., one of our International Whisker Graphics Design Team members from Spain created this beautiful ‘Thank-you’ Bitty Bag with lots of gorgeous details!

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Hi everyone!!!

It´s Noe here sharing with you my first post as DT Member of Whiskers Graphics … I’m so happy for being part of This wonderful team!

For my first post I made a Thankful packaging using “Middy Bitty Bags – Plain Brown 5×7´5” and “Solid Red Bamboo Twine”.

Very easy to make… Cut with your Big Shot or similar machine your favourite pattern on adhesive vinyl and place in the center of your bag… Then, add some pretty ribbon, stamp your sentiment and finally, surrounds the bag with a piece of twine to finish decorating your packaging… Love Backer twine for finish my Projects!!

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Hope you like it!!”

Noelia I.G

Follow Noe @ El Scrap de Cris y Noe

Explore Travel

September 13th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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Our Whisker Graphics Design Team project today is from Janae P.

Hi all, I just got my first String Creations Stitch blank by Plaid Crafts and was excited to use my Whisker Graphics Divine Twine on a project I’ve been wanting to put together.

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For my supplies I gathered:

 

My first step was deciding which colors and how I wanted to design my United States. I love the red, white and blue patriotic colors and decided to go for a subtle mix of those colors with a little tan thrown in to accent the wood.

 

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I put my masking tape on for a clean edge and applied the paint. I was worried at first that it would clog the little holes, but found they stayed clear through all the coats. Once I was done with blue I let it dry, peeled off my masking tape and then applied another layer covering the blue side. I added my tan paints and let it dry, then removing the masking tape.

 

 

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I used the red twine to highlight my favorite places to travel and the white twine to highlight places I hope to go. I’m excited that every time I pass this piece in my house it will remind me of so many good memories and I’ll remember the future adventures I have to make.

 

 

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I started a knot with the red twine on the back of the wood in my “home” location and then pulled the string through to the front. I then strung it over to my various favorite vacations, knotting it at each stop. I made sure my twine ended up back at home,

 

 

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…then adhered a paper heart over it with a 3-D adhesives.

 

 

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I then tied a few strings in single knots and put them through the holes of my one-day vacations.

 

 

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I had a cute clipboard lying around that I though would be so fun to display it on, so I glued it down to some white cardstock and threw on some thickers saying “explore” with an extra little paper heart!

I love how this piece turned out and am excited to add different colors of twine for different spots I want to highlight in the future.

 

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Behind the Scenes at Whisker Graphics!

July 1st, 2016 § 2 comments § permalink

Hi everyone,

We thought it would be fun to give you a peek into the Whisker Graphics world headquarters!  Come along with us on a tour of our offices and on-site warehouse and see where all the fun #WhiskerGraphics magic happens.

Napoleon at Whisker Graphics

When you arrive, you’re greeted by the official Whisker Graphics mascot (and chairman of the board), Napoleon!

Whisker Graphics office

One of our owners’ desks. This is where much of the magic happens!

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Dreamcatcher II

March 22nd, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

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For her March Project, Joanna @ My Paper World, made a dream catcher. She first cut circle ring wheel from cardboard and wind it around with twine, same with small ring. Then she placed the small ring inside the hoop and wind the tail from the ring up and around the hoop and back around the ring cutting same lengths of twine and ribbon to make the fringe. In the end, she add small beads and paper feathers.

Supplies:

  • NEW Divine Twine Raspberry Lemonade
  • Cardboard for make circles
  • Ribbon
  • Beads
  • Paper for feathers

 

Ahoy Mateys!

March 17th, 2016 § 3 comments § permalink

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Quick and elegant is masculine made easy when you create with Whisker Graphics new Casablanca Middy Bitty Bags in Navy.

Kimberly Wiener has added glitz with silver glitter trim to the navy Casablanca Middy Bitty bags. A small white tag fastened with the Silver Metallics Divine Twine adds more sparkle. When stamped sentiments are combined, the personal touch is complete.  We hope that you are inspired to create with the lovely new Casablanca Middy Bitty Bags and the wide selection of Divine Twine!

Masculine Gift Bag with Glitz:

Supplies:

  •  Whisker Graphics Casablanca Navy Middy Bitty Bag
  •  Whisker Graphics Divine Twine Silver Metalics
  •  Whisker Graphics Small White Tags
  •  Hero Arts Stamps and Cut Anchor Clear Stamp Seta
  •  Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Sequins
  •  Hero Arts Mid Tone Shadow Ink, Navy
  •  Ranger Glossy Accents
  •  White and Navy Cardstock
  •  Double Sided Foam Mount Tape
  •  Silver Glitter Tape
  •  Hole Punch
  •  Scissors

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Follow Kimberly @ Weinerhoneymooners

 

 

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