Black and Orange Sale!

October 1st, 2014 § 1 comments

Hello Halloween fans! It’s the perfect time to stock up on supplies for your upcoming Halloween Decorating and Parties.

Starting today through Sunday, we are having a 20% off Sale on all items in our shop that are either Black or Orange.  When placing your order on our website, just type “Black and Orange Sale” in the special instructions area and we will apply the discount to those items when we fill it.  (Please note, you will not see the discount pricing on our website. We will apply it once we process your order.)

Items included in the sale:

Divine Twine (Black and/or Orange)

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Bitty Bags (Black or Orange in all sizes and patterns)

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Orange Colored Tags (both sizes)

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Black Petite Stickys (chevron, stripe and polka dot)

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Have fun shopping and hurry, sales ends Sunday at midnight Pacific Time!

A Kitchen Box

October 1st, 2014 § 1 comments

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We received a special treat in the mail today that we just had to share with you.  It’s from a fabulous company out of Portland, Oregon called A Kitchen Box (AKB). They specialize in curating themed boxes to inspire and delight food lovers.  It may be an unassuming white box on the outside, but what’s inside is awesome! Although they have a variety of Kitchen Box options, ours was the Spring Salad Box. Take a look at what we found…

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There’s recipe cards, kitchen tips, Bamboo Salad Hands (If you’ve never used a pair, they’re the best tool ever for tossing a salad!) There’s also a potato scrubber, a yummy infused vinegar, a coordinating dish towel and even a music download. Each item is thoughtfully selected to put to use in the kitchen yet meticulously packed for a lovely presentation. And, we’re just tickled to see our Honeycomb Bitty Bag and Divine Twine as part of the packaging.

The Kitchen Boxes can be purchased individually or in various  length monthly subscriptions. What a great gift idea! Check them out on their website at www.akitchenbox.com.

Nautical Themed Favor Bags

September 25th, 2014 § 4 comments

Ahoy there mates! Design Team member, Amy Cluck-McAllister A.K.A. Amy is the Party, has a nifty, nautical treat for us today! Our Navy Horizontal Stripe Bitty Bags have become quite popular with Sailor and Pirate fans alike. She pairs them with our red, white and blue Air Mail Divine Twine and, yes, the life preserver is none other than a LifeSaver candy — CLEVER!  The red die cut anchor coordinates perfectly.

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To keep the theme going, Amy laces up a simple Glassine Bag, with some Colored Tags and a Striped Petite Sticky as a backdrop for her anchor.

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Supplies:
Navy Blue Horizontal Stripe Middy Bitty Bags
Air Mail Divine Twine
Lifesaver Brand Mints
Scrapbooking paper
Glassine Bag
Large and Small Colored Tags
Striped Petite Sticky
Anchor notion

To see more on this nautical theme as well as lots of other fabulous party planning ideas, check out Amy’s blog at Amy is the Party.

Navy Bitty Bag Wrap

September 23rd, 2014 § 1 comments

Today’s post is by Design Team member, Heather Pulvirenti. Heather’s projects always have a fresh and lovely feel to them. This one is no exception! She uses one of our new Navy Horizontal Stripe Bitty Bags as her base, then embellishes it with two fun techniques. First, she stamps it with Versamark ink and heat embosses with platinum powder. Then, to add layers and a pop of color, she wraps a heart shaped die cut with Teal Divine Twine and adheres it to the front of the package. You could use it as an envelope for a homemade card (Middy Bitty Bags fit A2 note cards perfectly!) or as wrap for a small gift. Either way it’s stunning!

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Supplies:
Navy Blue Horizontal Stripe Middy Bitty Bag
Teal Solid Divine Twine
Heart Die Cut
Liquid Adhesive
Flourish Stamp Image
Versamark Ink
Platinum Embossing Powder

For more beautiful creations by Heather, please see her blog, Witty Title Here.

 

Pen and Pencil Holder

September 18th, 2014 § 1 comments

Happy Thursday, everyone! Design Team member, Betsy Skagen of Paper Calliope, has created a novel way of keeping her writing supplies from walking away. In her case, they seem to walk out the door in the clutches of her daughter! We all know the type. No pen, pencil or marker is safe. Thankfully, using her craftiness and some Whisker Graphics products, Betsy has been able to stop the thievery. Divine Twine is the chain and the wooden spools decked out in Brown Kraft Bitty Bags serve as the anchors. Cute and clever!

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Supplies:
Red Polka Dot on Brown Kraft Middy Bags
White Diagonal on Brown Kraft Little Bitty Bag
Red Diagonal on Brown Kraft Little Bitty Bag
Brown Sugar Divine Twine
Wooden Thread Spools
Wooden Ruler
Assorted Pens, pencils and markers

To see the complete tutorial for this project as well as other one-of-a-kind creations, please check out Betsy’s Blog at Paper Calliope.

Fall Themed Treat Bags

September 16th, 2014 § 1 comments

With Fall just days away, Design Team member, Dawn Smith, has made some simple, fall-themed treat bags. Using Chevron and Honeycomb Middy Bags in the colors of the season, they are perfect Autumn party favors. Fill with treats like candy corn, popcorn or caramels and tag them up with some Colored Tags. Make them in Black and Orange and you have the perfect Halloween Goody Bags!

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For more on this plus amazing party planning ideas by Dawn, please check out her blog at Not Just a Mommy.

“Anything Goes” Link Party!

September 15th, 2014 § 2 comments

pi-header-mainGood Monday Morning! We have some exciting news to share with you. We’ve teamed up with Paper Issues this month to do a Link Party! The theme is “Anything Goes!” The Paper Issues Design Team is going to be showing us some of their Whisker Graphics creations.  Please join us by linking up and showing off some of your favorite projects made with Divine Twine, Bitty Bags or any of our products! The party goes through 9/28/14 and one lucky participant will receive a Goody Bag full of Whisker Graphics products! For all of the details, please see the Paper Issues blog HERE. Have fun and good luck!

Halloween Treat Bag

September 13th, 2014 § 2 comments

Here’s a fun idea for those of you working on your Halloween Party Plans. Carmen, from WG headquarters, threw together this darling Halloween Treat Bag. You could also use this as an envelope for your party invitation.  Wouldn’t it be perfect for a Witches Party? Carmen made a tassel from Solid Orange Divine Twine and wrapped it around a twig. Voila – you have a broom. The Polka Dot Petite Sticky seals the Bitty Bag. Who says you can’t wear polka dots with stripes!

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Scrapbook with Bitty Bags

September 11th, 2014 § 4 comments

Hi everyone! Today’s Design Team Member, Amy Tsuruta, in addition to being a card making guru, is also a Project Life scrapbooker. Here’s a cool layout she has created with our new Gold Metallic Middy Bag as her base. She cleverly uses this one to house her “Happy Mail”. The next layer peeks beneath it. Flippable layers are a fun and functional technique for scrapbooking.

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The striped tag is perfect for journaling and the photo of the various shades of  Divine Twine provides a coordinating pop of color for the page.

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Supplies:
Metallic Gold Horizontal Stripe Middy Bag
Plain White Little Bitty Bag
Solid White Divine Twine
Divine Twine  Solids shown: Coral, Light Pink, Orange and Purple
Gold Glitter Card Stock
Vintage Doily
Vellum Paper
Chickaniddy Crafts Paper and Stickers

For more information on this project and other ideas by Amy, please see her blog at tsurutadesigns.blogspot.com.

Metallic Gold Gift Bag and Favor Set

September 9th, 2014 § 2 comments

Here’s a  lovely combination of color by design Team Member Rachel McAffee. She pairs our new Metallic Gold Bitty Bags with Teal Divine Twine for a fun yet sophisticated look. The Horizontal Striped bag is cleverly sewn into the larger Glassine bag creating a soft, layered effect.  And what a presentation for the Rock Candy! Together, these make a great gift bag and favor combo or can be used as party decor to add pizzazz to your table settings or candy buffet. Don’t you just love the use of a bottle to hold the Rock Candy Sticks? Once the candy is gone, the bottle can be re-used as a vintage bud vase. Oh the possibilities!

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Supplies:
Metallic Gold Chevron Middy Bag
Metallic Gold Horizontal Stripe Middy Bag
Metallic Gold Polka Dot Little Bitty Bag
Glassine Bags
Solid Teal Divine Twine
Gold Sequins
Glass bottle
Teal Tissue Garland
Glitter Heart Stickers
Clothes Pin
Rock Candy Sticks

To see more photos and details for creating this lovely set, please see Rachel’s blog at fawnprints.

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