Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Samantha Walker November Creative Team Blog Hop!

You should have arrived here from Joscie's blog!...

If this is your first stop, be sure to head over to Samantha Walker's blog to start at the beginning!

This month one lucky winner will receive the fabulous

AND be sure to look extra closely at Step #4 to learn how you can get this FREE SVG and Silhouette Studio file:
To enter, just leave a comment on Samantha's blog during November 14th through November 18th. The winner will be announced on Samantha's Facebook page on Monday, November 19th. 

For additional entries:
1. Receive an additional entry for commenting on each of the other blogs in the blog hop.

2. Go here and follow Samantha Walker's blog 

3. Follow her on Facebook

4. Sign up for an e-mail subscription to Samantha's blog and you will automatically receive a link to a free SVG cutting file that you can download and use on your personal electronic cutter. If you are already a subscriber, just enter in your information in the secure form on Samantha's blog!  The free files will be e-mailed early next week!

To receive the additional entries and get the the free files, mention in your comment on Samantha's blog that you have done so! 

WOW, that is 10 chances to win!   How awesome is that!?  


For this month's Blog Hop the Creative Team has 
been working with a Food theme and today I have a 
delicious project to share!
It is a Blueberry Coffee Cake...YUM! 
Patterned Paper: Orchard Harvest by Samantha Walker (Creative Imaginations)
Cardstock: Earthtones Textured (Momenta)
Dies: Turkey Placecard and Borders Eyelet Ribbon Weave by Samantha Walker (Silhouette)
Turkey Placecard and Borders Eyelet Ribbon Weave by Samantha Walker (
Ink: Amber Clay, Warm Red, and Dark Brown Cat's Eye Chalk Ink (Clearsnap)
Stickers: Orchard Harvest by Samantha Walker (Creative Imaginations)
Express Yourself #42034, Thanksgiving and Stickers by the Dozen #62001, Birthday (SRM)
Pen: White Gel (Sakura)
Tools: Silhouette Cameo (Silhouette)
Score Board (Scor-Pal)
Misc: Twine

Color, Print, and Cut Instructions:
1.  Open the Turkey Place Card Silhouette File then click on the Page Tools Window and select the Letter size (if printing on 8-1/2" x 11").

2.  Click on the Registration Mark Window and click the Show Reg Marks box.

3.  Click on the Silhouette File to select then right click and choose Ungroup.

4.  Click each item and choose the Fill Color window and begin filling each piece with the color you want.

5.  Move the items around to fit in the printable area.

6.  Click the Send to Printer icon.

7.  Select your printer then click the Print button.

8.  After you receive your print, click the Send to Silhouette Button then choose Click here to skip printing.
 9.  Follow the prompts on the screen then click Continue.

10.  Click the Detect Automatically option and your Silhouette will run through the page looking for the registration marks.

11.  Once your lines are detected, a Cut button will appear.  Make sure you have the cut settings to match your paper then press Cut.

12.  Your cuts should look similar to this!

13.  Ink the edges of the pieces with coordinating shades of ink.

Assembly Instructions: 
1.  Place adhesive on the score mark of the light tan card and adhere to the yellow cardstock for a stand.
2.  Adhere the orange ruffle on as shown.
3.  Adhere the light tan ruffle on as shown.
4.  Adhere the dark brown shape on as shown.
5.  Piece the turkey face together.
6.  Adhere the red frame shape on the yellow cardstock as shown.
7.  With foam adhesive, adhere the turkey head and the white cardstock piece.  Decorate as desired.
8.  Cut out the Eyelet Lace Ribbon Weave Borders and weave the paper strips through the slots.  Trim a piece of brown cardstock to 5-1/2" x 11-3/4".
9.  Place adhesive on the back long edges of the brown cardstock.
10.  Adhere the borders as shown in the photo.
11. Score the cardstock to fit your bread/cake.
12. Wrap your cake with a clear cling wrap.
13.  Secure the cardstock wrapping around your bread/cake with adhesive.
14-15.  Adhere your tag to the bread.

Blueberry Coffee Cake
1 Package Jiffy Blueberry Muffin Mix
1/4 Cup Milk
1 Egg
2 Tbsp, Shortening, Melted

Preheat oven to 350.  Grease an 8" square pan.  Stir ingredients well.  Spread in pan, add topping and bake 20-22 minute until light brown.

1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped nuts (we skip these!)
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. baking mix
1 tbsp. butter, softened

Combine dry ingredients. Add butter and stir until mixture is crumby.  Sprinkle on coffee cake batter and bake as directed.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  
Click on the image below to head over to Karen's blog!


Sisters Craft Cafe said...

Awesome! Very beautiful box to hold the cake and topped with a cute turkey.


Lana said...

Wow! Love the idea and thanks for the tutorial.

Margie said...

oooh, yummy! What a great little treat!

Scrapthat said...

Super cute!! TFS!

Manhattan Mandie said...

Love that turkey!!! What a fun idea! The cake looks yummy too!

Bev said...

that is too cute and amazing. Thanks for showing the detailed process. won't they look fabulous on the Thanksgiving Table... i do follow you and will continue.. cause your projects are amazing.

Guiseppa said...

Your projects are always so cute and I love how you show everyone how to make them!

Regina Hamilton said...

This looks like one delicious gift and that little turkey is just too cute.

Tammy Malone said...

This is just adorable and thanks for the recipe too :)

Miriam Prantner said...

He is just too cute! Great project, perfect for the season!

Tigger652 said...

So very cute! DGS would love this!

Lisa said...

What a gorgeous project!! I love the adorable turkey, and the Blueberry Coffee Cake sounds delicious...thanks for the recipe and for the inspiration!!

Lisa F
A Mermaid's Crafts

TenSGal said...

Oh, how I love that turkey!'s just too fabulously cute! And thanks for the sounds yummy!

Anonymous said...

So cool! I love it!

Daniela Dobson said...

How adorable!!!

Diana Fisher said...

Thank you for the print and cut reminder!! I keep forgetting how versatile the Cameo can be. Love the turkey!

DebC said...

Great project Jamie! Perfect tutorial too!
Deb C

Sue D said...

This turkey is adorable and thanks for the recipe.

Moments by Marla said...

The cake sounds yummy and your turkey is adorable!!! Does this file come in the svg format also?

jennifer mitten said...

This is so stinkin' cute I can't stand it. Thanks for the recipe too!

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