Category Archives: Keurig K-cup projects

coffee mouse

*this is my second post today…please scroll down for the Sweet ‘n Sassy blog hop*

Coffee….blech!  Don’t like it…at all.  I will not pour it in a mug.  I think I’d rather eat a bug.  (well…maybe not)  I will not brew it here or there.  I will not drink it anywhere!

But…..I will get crafty and make a little coffee treat for a sweet friend.  ;^)

I mean…seriously…who could resist this cute Coffee Mouse?

This is my second project as I guest design for Inky Antics this month.  I wanted to make something 3-D with this coffee set and I found this purchased gable box in my stash.  It was the perfect size to fit 2 Keurig K-Cup pods inside!

I thought decorating the outside with the Inky Antics Honeycomb papers would be a fun change from the normal placement on the inside of a card.  (Those Honeycomb papers are fun to create with and they are on sale this month!)

Note: The ribbons are only tied to the front flap so they won’t need to be untied when opening the box.

I hope you liked my coffee treat.  Check back for more Inky projects this month.  Now go say hello to Jackie on the Inky Antics blog!

stamps- Inky Antics Coffee Mouse HoneyPOP; paper- DCWV Citrus Stack; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black; accessories- Inky Antics Honeycomb paper, purchased Gable Box, Copics, Keurig K-cup pods, Scor-Tape, ribbon, Stickles.

Coredinations K-cup Caddy

Last week the Scor-Pal team hopped with Coredinations and today I can share my projects that were featured.

I made a holder for Keurig pods and a matching 3×3 notecard and envelope.

Using the Scor-Pal and Core Impressions paper (Pink Paislee- Modern Prints Collection), I put together 2 Keurig K-cup Caddies following the directions here.  First the paper was sanded to reveal the color core.  Then I attached the finished caddies back to back with some Scor-Tape to hold 4 Keurig pods.  Here’s the front side…

And here’s the other side…

A view from the top with it empty…

I also made a matching 3×3 notecard with some scraps that were left over.  A coordinating envelope was created using the Scor-Pal and Scor-Envi, following the measurements printed right on the Envi tool.  How handy is that?!

These would make a perfect little gift for a coworker or friend.  I hope you have fun making them yourself!

paper- Coredinations- Core Impressions: Pink Paislee- Modern Prints Collection, My Mind’s Eye- Be Merry (snowmen and trees); accessories- Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, Scor-Envi, 1 3/4″ circle punch, SU! oval punch, Coredinations sanding block, ribbon, Stickles.


a K-cup treat

Do you love your Keurig and Tassimo? ♥ Do your friends and family love theirs too? Today Virginia and I from the Scor-Pal team have the perfect summertime gift for you to create for those you care about. How about a unique box filled with iced teas, coffees, etc?

On my recent trip to the stamp store in Buffalo, NY I bought this cute little Nellie Snellen fairy and I was anxious to ink her up so she landed quite nicely on my project.  😉   Isn’t she sweet?

Inside the box I chose to put some Keurig K-cup iced tea pods for a perfect summertime treat.

Here’s some simple directions to get you started.  Virgina created the original box and I made an adjustment or two. 

1) For the box, start with a 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 inch square and place onto your Scor-pal. Score each side at 1 3/4 inches.
2) Fold along score lines. Choose two opposite sides and cut from the outside edge to the corner point where the score lines meet. Use scor-tape adhesive on the flaps and fold in to form the box.
3) To make the lid with a window in the middle, start with a 9 5/16 x 9 5/16 inch square. Repeat Step 1 and 2 but do not adhere the corner flaps until you create the window. To make the window, take a 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 square cardstock and center on the lid and trace with a pencil. Use scissors or a craft knife to cut out the square window. Do not worry that your cutting has to be perfect because you can use a border strip to cover the outside window edges.
4) Cut a 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 piece of acetate and put thin Scor-tape along the edges and adhere acetate over the open square. Fold in the corner flaps to create the lid.
5) You have just created a window box to fit 9 K-cups snugly and now you can have fun embellishing!

Now be sure to pop over to the Scor-pal blog for more samples by Virgina Nebel!  And also check out this thread on Splitcoast for additional samples.

<—– I also created a category for the Keurig projects I have made…click over there in the sidebar to see what I’ve done so far.

stamps- Nellie Snellen- Flower, SU! Pursuit of Happiness; paper- purple, DCWV Mango Frost stack; ink- Memento Tuxedo Black; accessories- Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, Keurig K-cups, Large Square Nestabilities, Stickles, oval punches, Copics, ribbon, felt button, Baker’s twine.

Scor-Pal hops with American Crafts!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Are you wearing green?  We hope you’re excited for this fun little adventure we have planned today where you have lots of chances to win goodies on lots of different designer’s blogs.  The Scor-Pal team has joined with the American Crafts gals to show you how you can enhance your scrapbooking layouts, cards, and projects with the Scor-Pal tool and the wonderful American Crafts products.

Just in case you get a little lost or simply want a list of all the blogs up front, here is the order of the hop:

Corrie Jones
Amy Heller
Katie Tate
Leah Farquharson
Diane Zechman (me)
Mandy Koeppen
Melissa Mann
Paige Evans
Pamella Brown
Rahel Menig
Tami Mayberry
Suzy Plantamura
Virginia Nebel
Lilith Eeckels
Shimelle Laine
Julie Koerber
Jamie Harper
Leslie Ashe
Lisa Andrews
Piradee Talvanna
Heidi Sonboul
Steph Ackerman
Jenny Chesnick

Make sure to stop by each designer’s blog (and the company blogs too) and leave a comment to enter to win American Crafts products as well as a Scor-Pal!

For today I used the ADORABLE Garden Cafe line of paper and some coordinating accessories to create an apron card (Anna Wight’s template) and a matching little teacup with a Keurig tea pod (K-cup) inside.

On the pocket of the apron card, I scored some diagonal lines in both directions and then sponged over them to highlight the embossing.  The pocket was attached with Scor-Tape.  I added American Crafts buttons and a coordinating dimensional sticker.

To make the teacup, I followed the directions for the coffee cup, except I made it shorter in height.  I started with a 9 x 3 1/2″ strip instead of 9 x 4 1/2″.  The handle was made with circle punches and I inserted the ends in the side seam instead of attaching them to the outside.  The Scor-Pal and Scor-Tape are AWESOME for projects like this!

To decorate the teacup a bit, I used my initial from the American Crafts Thickers (glitter foam stickers).  I also placed a little flower from the Accents & Phrases Sticker Book onto a scrap of the paper, cut it out, and inserted a medium jewel brad before attaching it to the cup.

Here I removed the Keurig pod so you can see the cute dotted design on the inside.  The tag on the Keurig pod is also from American Crafts.  I altered it a bit with a thin strip of the Garden Cafe paper and punched the bottom edge.  The “doily” underneath  the cup is a diecut.

I had a lot of fun creating this…I hope you enjoyed it too!  I have to say…the American Crafts paper is a nice thickness…not flimsy at all…and was perfect to use for my projects!  The accessories are delightful too!  ♥  They make a great combination with the Scor-Pal products!  

Next up on the hop is Mandy Koeppen!  Go check out her wonderful project.  Thanks for hopping with us!

paper- American Crafts Garden Cafe, cream cardstock; ink- Memento Rich Cocoa; accessories- Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, American Crafts: Garden Cafe buttons, Meringue dimensional sticker, decorative tag, Thickers, Accents & Phrases Sticker Book, and medium jewel brad, ribbon, crochet thread, circle punches, Martha Stewart Flourish punch, Spellbinders Floral Doily Motifs.

Happy New Year’s Eve!

I hope 2011 was good to you and I wish for you all to have a great 2012!

A few days ago I said I had one last Christmas project to share…but I forgot about one.  So here’s the last one I have…promise!  LOL.

I followed Virginia’s directions on the Scor-Pal blog to make a quick K-Cup (Keurig) Window Box…

It was super easy with the Bo Bunny papers and embellishments.  I punched a half circle on either side for ease in removing the lid.  And I cut around the doves with a craft knife before attaching the acetate window to the lid.

The box and lid each start with a 9 1/4″ square.  Next time I make it, though, I will make the lid 1/16″ larger to give a little room.  Then score all sides at 1 3/4″.  Cut and fold sides as you would with a basic box design.

paper- Bo Bunny Blitzen Turtle Doves and Wasabi Flourish; accessories- circle punch, craft knife, acetate, Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, Blitzen Rub-Ons, Blitzen Layered Chipboard Stickers, and Blitzen Jewels.

Christmas tea and cookies

I can’t believe Christmas will soon be here already!  Have you started your holiday shopping?  Or are you already done?  (envious if you are!)

This week the Scor-pal Designers are excited to be sharing some last minute gift ideas using product from our friends at Jillibean Soup.

You’ll want to stop by the Scor-pal blog each day this week for new ideas and to leave a comment. Next Monday we will choose one random comment from the week to win a Scor-buddy. Which is perfect for creating last minute gifts or given as a gift for the special crafter in your life.

Also, be sure and stop by the Scor-pal Fan Page and leave a comment too because we will be giving away a Scor-Tape prize pack over there to someone who left a comment both there *and* on the blog. Because, after all, when you are making special gifts you want them to stay together and you want the best ;^)

Of course, be sure and stop by the Jillibean Soup Blog  too because they are playing along with Scor-pal this week as well! 

Today I have a last minute gift idea to share for those occasions when time creeps up on you and you need a “little something” to give a friend, neighbor, or co-worker. 

I used the cute line of Jillibean Soup papers called Christmas Eve Chowder (*love these papers*) to create a little Coffee Cup and a matching Cookie Box

Inside the Coffee Cup is a cello wrapped Keurig tea pod and a few mints.  The cup could also be altered a bit to make it slightly taller, thus it could hold 2 stacked Keurig pods…just a thought…hmmm.  Maybe next time.  🙂

The top of the Cookie Box was decorated with additional paper and matching cardstock stickers.  The directions show how to slip the tab on the lid inside the box, and tie a ribbon closure.  But I chose to keep the tab to the outside and punch a decorative snowflake border.  Two tiny pieces of velcro  under the tab help to keep the lid closed.

The little fella in green had a ball on top of his hat…it was the perfect size to add a half pearl.  I also added some Stickles here and there to make them sparkle.

I cut some trees from scraps of paper to add to the ends of the box.  A cardstock sticker was added too.  Not too busy…but just enough.

My cookies turned out larger than I planned, but who’s complaining?  LOL.  I just turned them and slipped them into the box facing the front.  A piece of tissue paper makes a nice lining.

And here’s a discovery I’ve made…if you don’t want to give cookies (what?  no cookies?) then a row of tea bags fits perfectly!

I hope you will gain some inspiration from our Holiday Gifts ideas…have fun preparing for this most blessed holiday! 

paper- Bazzill cardstock, Jillibean Soup Christmas Eve Chowder- Boiling water, Frozen Shrimp, Frozen Haddock, Pea Pod Parts, Cardstock Stickers; accessories- Scor-Pal, Scor-Tape, Stickles, Martha Stewart Embossed Snowflake Edge punch, velcro, Circle Nestabilities, Want2Scrap adhesive pearl, SU! Medium cello bag, ribbon, mints, Keurig tea pod, tea bags, cookies.