July 11, 2009

Spellbinders 2009 CHA Summer Releases!

Spellbinders Introduces:

Sneak Peeks on CHA Summer Trade Show Release Dies!

July 9 – July 22, 2009


Commenting on this post is welcome but does not enter you into the contest. This contest is sponsored directly by Spellbinders Paper Arts. Please read the post to find directions for entering. If you have any questions, please e-mail ContestQuestions@Spellbinders.us.

Welcome to the fourth day of Spellbinders CHA Sneak Peek Blog Frenzy!

Spellbinders is revealing 17 new die templates to be released at the Craft and Hobby Trade Show on July 28, 2009, with some of their greatest fans…YOU! 

From July 9 – 22, 2009, you will have the opportunity to be a part of these world wide sneak peeks through visiting the Spellbinders designer blogs listed below and trying your luck at winning spectacular die templates! You will have a chance to win the die I’m introducing AND the dies previously revealed in this CHA Blog Frenzy by entering the contest at the end of this post. This is a progressive prize, each day the daily prize grows! Be sure to read all the rules before entering! You still have until July 12th, 2009 11:59 pm EST to enter Karen  Hunsaker’s  blog HERE and until July 13th, 2009 11:59 pm EST to enter mine.

To see previous reveals, or to go to any of the blogs of future reveals, feel free to visit the following:

7/9 Debbie Olson

7/10 Michelle Wooderson

7/11 Karen Hunsaker

7//12 Kazan Clark  (You are Here)

7/13 Linda Duke

7/14 Heidi Blankenship

7/15 Kimberly Crawford

7/16 Julie Overby

7/17 Sherry Cheever

7/18 Debbie Seyer

7/19 Lesa Rapp

7/20 Becca Feeken

7/21 Jennifer Davis

7/22 Keri Lee Sereika

After the entry deadline is reached, Spellbinders will randomly pick one entry from each Blog Frenzy reveal as stated in the “Rules”. Winner will be contacted by e-mail within 24 hours of the contest deadline. Winner will have 72 hours to reply to that e-mail to claim the prize. If Winner fails to respond within 72 hours, a new name will be drawn for said prize. Winner will receive the new die templates being revealed on the specific daily blog post they are entering.

Entrants visiting all 14 Spellbinders CHA Blog Frenzy Reveals and correctly entering their information into the separate drawings, as described below, will automatically be entered into a GRAND PRIZE give away of a full set of the CHA Summer 2009 die templates and Impressabilities releases, 29 products, with a retail value of $561.71.


My fabulous Spellbinders Reveal die templates are …Drum roll please:


         S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2


The set comes with 3 beautiful Tags.  Each tag is so different and so versatile that you will find yourself reaching for them over and over again on your projects.

I would like to share with you today two cards that I made using the Ribbon Tag Trio 2 die templates and one tutorial if you would like to make one for yourself


Seasons Greeting

To make this card you will need the following supplies:

Spellbinders die templates:

s4-208 In-Spades Pendant and S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2

Cardstock: Dark Brown and White

Patterned Paper: 2 Sheets (I used Basic Grey solid and stripe)

Vintage image: Cotton Scraps from Crafty Secrets

Eyelets and a Rub-on sentiment



Step 1


Make the base of your card by cutting and folding the brown cardstock so that your card is 6x6.  Cut the stripe patterned paper into a square measuring 5 1/8 x 5 1/8”.  Mount the square onto white paper and trim so that if forms a neat border.  Mount the squares on red solid patterned paper to form a second border and adhere all to the front of your card.


Using the Spellbinders S4-208 In Spades die template and your Wizard, cut/emboss two Pendants from White Cardstock.


Step 2:



Using the oval tag  from Spellbinders S4-234  Ribbon Tag Trio 2  die templates, cut/emboss a tag, from the brown cardstock.


Step 3:



Position the oval tag  from Spellbinders  S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2 die template, cut side down, over the image.  Secure with a small piece of removable tape.   Flip the die template and image over and emboss using the Wizard and the Spellbinders Embossing Mat.  Carefully trim the image around the embossed edge.  Adhere the image to the cut/embossed brown Oval Tag.


Step 4:


Cut/emboss/stencil the Rectangular Tag from the s4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2 die templates.  Trim a ¾” wide trip of red paper and thread through either side of the tag’s openings.  I personally love that these tags have larger openings to accommodate wider ribbon or paper and make for easier threading.  Adhere the tag and paper strips to your card with large eyelets on either side.  Stack one s4-208 In Spades Pendant die cut on top of another using a foam dot.


Step 5:

Trim two pieces of solid paper to form banner points.  Fold slightly for dimension and thread through the side openings of the Oval Ribbon Tag.  Adhere completed oval ribbon tag to the center of the In-Spades Pendant with a foam dot.

The following is another card I made featuring Spellbinders Ribbon Tag Trio 2 die templates

Spellbinders Die Templates:

S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2

I2-1001 Impressabilities Paisley

S4-229 Labels 5  

Ribbon Tag Trio 2 Die Templates


S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2

 MSRP $19.99


2 5/8” x 1 ½”


Rectangle Long

3 3/8” x 1”


Rectangle Short

 2 3/8” x 1 ½”



Any participant wishing to be included in the daily drawing for the Spellbinders CHA Blog Frenzy give-away must adhere to all of the following rules. We are happy to welcome US and international blog guests for this Frenzy.

To enter each drawing on sneak peeks between July 9 and July 22, visit the reveal blog and click on the contest link to reveal an e-mail window. In the subject line of the e-mail, enter the die template name being revealed. Each blog reveal will remain open for 48 hours. Only 1 entry per blog is allowed and participant must use the same email address daily to be considered for grand prize entry, no exceptions. Please consider whether you will have access to the same e-mail address from July 9th through July 22nd and plan accordingly.

Spellbinders Design Team members and employees are not eligible for drawings.

Any participant wishing to be automatically entered into the drawing for the CHA Blog Frenzy Grand Prize must enter all 14 blog reveals and follow all the above rules.

Please note:

*Spellbinders will only use email information to contact the winner.

*Spellbinders will not share this email address with any other parties.

*Spellbinders will not use this email information for advertisements or communications

other than to contact the winner.

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Spellbinders CHA Blog Frenzy drawing

Click on the following to enter my contest: 



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If you have any questions regarding the contest, send an e-mail to: ContestQuestions@spellbinders.us


Thank you for visiting and good luck!


DonnaMundinger said...

These ribbon tags are fabulous and I love your projects Kazan! Hugs, D

Yvette said...

I agree with Donna, these tags are awesome! Especially with Christmas around the corner!

Your projects are incredible as usual!

Julie O. said...

Absolutely beautiful cards Kazan!! Love those tags!

Kimberly Crawford said...

KAZAN!!!!!! Its beautiful!!!! Gorgeous cards and I cannot wait to get my hands on those tags!! :)
Hope you are feeling better! Can't wait to see you!!!!! ((((((HUGS)))))

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

These are so fun. I love your projects.

imastampin said...

Way to go Kazan. Your projects are beautiful. tfs

Littlebear said...

These are fabulous ribbon tags. I love how you have used them to create beautiful cameos.

Clare x

Liz Weber said...

Your cards are beautiful Kazan. You have shown the Ribbon Tag Trio Two set off beautifully, along with the other Spellbinders you have used. Thanks for the inspiration!

Christina said...

love your creations!

Janine said...

Thanks for the preview. Lovely cards.

loftylass said...

Oooh Kazan these are gorgeous - I've been wanting to buy the old tags for some while -but these I must have and will buy as soon as they are available...fantastic!!

Amy said...

This set is beautiful! You make them just pop out! Thank you for sharing with everyone.

Dottie K. said...

Great projects with the new ribbon tags. Love the new dies. :)

Beth said...

Beautiful projects and LOVE those tags!!

Sandra said...

I love these Spellbinders releases - I find so many more blogs to stalk!
Thanks for the tutorial - you now have another follower!

Julia Aston said...

I love your sample - what great new tags!

Beth S said...

Your cards were beautiful. Gotta love those tags.

Our Little Inspirations said...

This is something I really want to get my hands on! Your samples are just lovely!! TFS your amazing talent!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous samples! I especially love the one with the pandent and tag... quick question... how do you take the cut paper out of the dies?

Shabby Shaz said...

This is stunning work! I love the doily look to these especially on the embossed papers - wow!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Gorgeous! I love how you layered the tag over the pendant!!

JeanFB said...

Wow, these cards are stunning! Love the vintage elegance, and those dies are wonderful.

Marsha said...

The tags are wonderful and your cards are so beautiful.

liannallama said...

fantastic cards! Thanks!

StampinCathy said...

I just love the tags! This would really make projects so cool. Thanks for the inspiring projects.

lisa808 said...

Great tags. tfs

Christy Farneth-Kerr said...

Just fantastic Kazan!!
I love these tags. I need them :)
Have a great day!!

Debbie K. said...

Beautiful projects Kazan. I especially love the Christmas one as that's my favorite holiday for creating cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

Ori said...

Beautiful examples!! I love the antique look of the cards, especially the "Love Forever" one.

Jan Castle said...

Can certainly use the oval tag!!!!
What a great set of tags! Of course the pendant is lovely too...everything Spellbinders is a "must have"...should have been born rich!LOL
Jan Castle

leenda said...

Most EXCELLENT artwork! Love your creativity & details!!

Debbie Seyer said...

Gorgeous!! Great job!

Kay said...

Your projects are simply stunning, and these new ribbon tag dies are an absolute must have!

Eveline said...

This is a great addition to all the other dies. Your cards look great.

Holly - Wild Wyoming Girl said...

Stunning cards! Love the vintage feel and gorgeous colors.

Cathi said...

I love the first set of ribbon tags that I already have. How great would it be to win the second set- S4-234 Ribbon Tag Trio 2 ???!!! Thanks for the chance to add to my collection!

~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...

These are both fabulous Kazan! I love how you used the dies!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

What beautiful projects! I love this tag trio set and you have used it perfectly!

Sharon said...

love what you did with the new dies your work it great

Debbie Olson said...

Wow--what a fabulous job you did with these!

Karen Taylor said...

Such a lovely vintage feel! Stunning work!

Heidi Blankenship said...

Kazan, your cards are Absolutely Beautiful!!! Fabulous job with the tags and I love the vintage look! Can't wait to see you soon!!

KrnMackenzie said...

Your cards are gorgeous! I really envy people like you who have an eye for these things.

I live in Boulder, CO - what are the chances you teach any classes locally? I would jump at the chance!

Thanks so much for sharing your talent and cards with us.

Carolyn said...

Absolutely amazing. A must have for all card makers.

Regina Easter said...

wowzer i love those ribbon tags...wow awesome projects...

Katie said...

Very cool! Love your cards :)


suzARTe said...

absolutely beautiful work. The tags are just gorgeous

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