Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Greeting 2011

I wish all of you a blessed holiday season. I will be on break till the beginning of the new year to enjoy the holidays with my family and I wish you the same.
From my family to yours Merry Christmas and a fantastic New Year. See you in 2012!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Christmas Thank You Card

Hi All,
I'm the designer today over at the Card A Day Blog and the theme this week is Christmas Thank You card. If your from the CADB thank you for joining us today.
Now myself I would never have considered a thank you card until I joined in with CADB and seen as a theme and thought yea why not. So I get the blessing this year of not hosting my family this Christmas but my Sister-In-Law is so I decided to make this card and then send it to her and my brother after the holiday for hosting this year and maybe start another tradition. So here is the card
 This is probably the easiest card I have made yet. Clean and simple and who doesn't need that this time of the year.
Here are the pieces to the card that I made. It is a 5.5" X 5.5" red cardstock base. Doily seem to be the in thing at the moment so this packet of doilys I found at one of the local dollar stores and used that for the background piece. The lettering came from the Storybook cartridge on pg 71 in your handbook. I cut it in 3 layers: shadow in white, the main piece in green and the extra T and Y in a red glitter paper @ 1.25". Glued everything together and pop dotted the lettering to give it a float look off the background. Added gold stickles in each corner to frame it and that was it. Done in an hour from beginning to end. Easy Peasy!

Have a fantastic day!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Through the Eyes of Children

"In the eyes of children we find the joy of Christmas. In their hearts we find its meaning."

Author: Leland Thomas
Wow I can't believe we are in the month of December already! Now we are in the thick of the holidays what better way to see it than through the eyes of a child. I'm lucky enough to have 14 grandkids and it's a joy to Christmas through them.
If you have come from the Card A Day Blog welcome.

The card I made today came from the Cricut Cartridge A Child's Year. What a great cartridge about all kinds of things going on with kids. If you are making christmas tags this year take a look at this cart to for that it has lots of ideas. 

Now for the card: My card base came from the Heritage paper pack from the paper company, also the Santa and Child were cut from this paper too. my background paper is from DCWV Christmas Combo 180 pack and the corners were punched with the fiskars heritage corner punch (that has 3 different corners). This was a fast and easy card to get put together. I cut the image out @ 4" and also the shadow. Popped it up with 1/16" pop dots, added a present sticker I got off a sticker sheet I got at the local dollar store and red stickles to give it more of a pop. The sentiment is a stamped ribbon piece I got at my local scrap shop and I added red stickles to each of corners. Brought the same background paper and sentiment to the inside of the card to dress that up. This was a fun card that didn't take to long to make.

It's easy to get caught up in all the rushing around that often characterizes Christmas these days. If you want to recapture the innocence and wonder of Christmas, then see the holiday through the eyes and hearts of a child.
Have a fantastic day and thanks for stopping by.

I have this card in the following challenges:
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge-Christmas Present
Jingle Bells-Wrapping it up

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Christmas Shopping

Hi all and if you are stopping by from Card A Day Blog welcome. The theme this week at Card A Day Blog is Christmas Shopping!
Now who doesn't enjoy a little shopping around the Christmas holidays. My card today depicts that:
Are you going shopping this week too! I never cared for the hustle and bustle of shopping in Black Friday, but last year there were to many sales not to go out and get a few things (it's the best time of the year to buy all those crafting items that you need for the days ahead).

The card I made today was a fun one, I did the searching for my shopper the past few days and found her at Sliekje's digi Stamps. Isn't she just the cutest thing. I feel like her after a good day shopping at the mall. This is an A2 size card on white card stock from the paper company, all the background papers came from the DCWV "The Christmas Combo 180 Stack", the borders were punched with MS doily lace edge punch, the sentiment was typed up in MS Word and printed out and punched with SU extra-large scallop oval and then trimmed to have a straight edge, added 3 red rhinestones from KaiserCraft. The girl was colored with a variety of markers (really trying to get the hang of this, would like to progress into doing the beautiful work I've seen out there on other blogs). This was a fun project and I know who will be getting this card for her love to shop! Have fun shopping this Black Friday, I'm still deciding what I'm shopping for an Imagine or maybe that new cricut 2 that is out, or maybe I'll get a few new little things and gifts for the family. Till next time I hope you to will have a crafty day and if you need any inspiration go check out all the Christmas cards at the Card a Day Blog.
I have enter this card in the following challenges:
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Challenge- Digi Stamp and Texture
Winter Wonderland-any cute Christmas Image
Pile it on-P-Presents

Make sure to go over to Card A Day Blog and

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Christmas Tree Card

Hi all and if you are stopping by from Card A Day Blog welcome. The theme this week at Card A Day Blog is Christmas at Home and this card is for the memories of growing up at home. We didn't do alot of outdoor lights, but inside the house the tree would take center stage and in the front window. Mom would get the tree up (Dad probably helped with this but I never seen) and the lights on the tree and my brothers, my sister and I would help with decorating the tree. That tree would be up from shortly after Thanksgiving till during the New Year's holiday. So this card is in her memory:

This is a clean and simple card that I made in just a couple of hours today. I love making Christmas Cards cause I seem to experiment more in the embossing side of cardmaking. This is how the card came to be:
I had gotten some new embossing
powder at my local scrapbook store called Black Sparkle from Ranger. I like to stamp images and use the embossing powder to give more umph to the stamped image on a card. You can't see the sparkle so well on the pictures here but this stuff adds a bit of sparkle to the black.

I also stamped both the front sentiment and the inside card sentiment with this embossing powder and chalked the image with Stampin Up garden green chalk. It turned out really sharp! The picture doesn't do it justice:

I die cut the stamped tree and the inside sentiment with Spellbinders Classic Scallop Ovals Large set using the largest die. I really like using these dies cause you see exactly where it's going to cut (fussy cut). I also punched out the front sentiment with Stamping Up extra-large scallop oval.

The card was cut out from the heritage paper pack of The Paper Company A2 size and the green diagonal paper is from a DCWV paper pack The Christmas Combo pack that I got last year. The photo on the right is the inside of the card as I brought the same paper to the inside of the card.

All stamps used are from Stampin Up in various collections, the front sentiment was stuck with 1/16" foam dots.The pieces on each side came from some card stock that I was experimenting with last year when I was trying out a new technique. The technique that I was working on was double embossing by dry embossing the cardstock in a cuttlebug folder (Winter Trees) then wet and heat embossed with Ranger's silver tinsel (which is really thick). So I punched out the trees with a Martha Steward 1" starburst punch and they looked like charms and gave a bit of bling to the card. So this card only took a few hours to cut, stamp, emboss, die-cut and put together a very simple card with a nice impact. I hope you enjoyed the tutorial on this card and keep an eye out on more cards made over the next few weeks here and at Card A Day Blog for any inspiration needed to make your own Christmas cards to give this year. Share a few memories too. Have a great day...
The Challenges I have added this card to are:
Clear it out Challenge post a project of your favorite holiday, using any item from your stash
Come and Get it Challenges anything goes challenge
Sweet Stampin'  anything goes challenge
The Cuttlebug Spot  anything goes challenge

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Christmas Squirrel from Jolly Holidays

Isn't it something how animals share in our joy, even at Christmas time. If you are joining us from Card a Day Blog welcome to my blog. This card started from the squirrel cut off of Jolly Holidays cricut cartridge.

I would like to introduce you to Liquid Applique and how this stuff can give a real nice 3D effect to your card. It's really cool to use on Christmas cards to give an effect resembling snow or the fluff on a hat.

First you want to cut out the parts    
and glue the layers together. The layer cartridges are pretty cool to use because they add cut marks for lining each piece. I use Scotch scrapbooker's liquid glue in case I have to wiggle any of the pieces to fit (dries quick though)(cut out at 3")

Next you want to put on the liquid      applique (mine is from Marvy, you should be able to get it at any scrapbook store). The picture on the left I have added the liquid to the white on the hat. It says to let sit over night, but look at the pic on the right this was heated shortly after applying it. Looks fluffy to me just fine.
Add some stickles to dress it up and it looks great on the front of a card. Takes about an hour to get it put together from all the pieces cut out. Easy-peasy.

Supplies Cardstock: Red, white, black, brown and tan (All from ANW/Crestwood, Inc.)
Patterned Paper:  DCWV the Cristmas Combo stack
Stamps: Merry Christmas from Scrappy Cat
Ink: True Red (Ink it Up)
Pens: White gelly roll pen for stitching
Die cuts: Squirrel from Jolly Holidays
Ribbon: Sheer Red (Jo-Anns)
Trimmer: Cricut and Fiskars
Punches: Fiskars lace corner for the sentiment
Adhesive: Scotch Scrapbooker's Glue
Stickles: Xmas Red, Diamond, Paprika
Embossing powder: SU Iridescent Ice with the fluff
Electronic cutter: Cricut Expression
Tools: as we call the basic kit (it all sits out on my craft desk)

I enjoyed making this card today for you, I have quite a few more to make yet (24 to be exact) for the local swap this weekend. But it goes together in a jiffy so no problems with getting it done on time. Hope you all have a great day. And yes, this is a blog hop where you can check out a different Christmas card a day.

Here are the designers that are up coming for the next 7 days, check them out and see what their up to:
Janet from Stamping At The White House
Michelle from Paperthreads
Cindy  from Cindy's Creations 
Shirley from Mom 'n Me Scrap
Jill from Created By Jill
Shirley from Mom 'n Me Scrap
Christine Patton from Creative Genie-ous
also don't forget about the challenge and join in on the fun, we would love to see what you created too.
The October Challenge is to post a card you made of any type, following any of the themes this month of Christmas cards would love to have you play along.  CLICK HERE  for more information on the monthly challenge!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Winner of the Blog Candy is

Hi you all,

I apologize for the delay in having draw the winning name for the blog candy from last weekend. I worked quite a bit to get time off the past 4 days, my husband and I enjoyed the weekend and the weather was a bonus, to have the summer return for the past week. So the winner is:

This was placed on 10/5/11 at 9:00 PM

The drawing is for the blog candy for the Oct Hop with Card a Day blog. Consisting of followers and comments both days.
Number 72 is
Cindy-Up in Northern Michigan

Thanks to all my followers and all the comments I received. I look forward to doing this again sometime in the future.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Christmas Card Blog Hop Day 2

Hi All and Welcome,
I hope everyone has been enjoying the hop, all the cards are fantastic aren't they. Wow what a great weekend to be a card-maker with all the inspiration for Christmas cards, it should be a great year for you to make your own cards. If you came from Shelley Bordeleau's blog: Gardens, Crafts n More then your on the right track on the Card A Day Blog Hop.
If not then you want to got to the CADB hop and start at the beginning so you don't miss a thing, there is also a listing at the bottom of this post, too. Also, If you do a card and link it the CADB blog you have a chance to win 12 prizes (1 from each designer participating in the hop) Wow!
Now on to my card:
This card was done through a class at the local scrapbook store and scraps were used to make it. (Love using up all those extra scraps around). Card base is 6" X 6" tan DieCuts with a view. the next layer is dark red card stock 5.75" X 5.75". Next layer is the pattern paper 4.5" X 4.5". The label layer is of the tan card stock at 4" w X 3" h, dark red layer is 3.75" w X 2.75" h, off white layer for the stamped sentiment is 3.5"w X 2.5"h. All the stamps are from Heartfelt Creations "Snowmen Melt Your Heart" collection. The snowman image was stamped and colored with sharpie and bic markers. This stamp was also stamped on the shrinky material that made the charm hanging from the bow (I remember this stuff as a kid, I can't believe it's still around and being used for card-makers). Both top layers were sewn a zigzag stitch with the sewing machine (machine wasn't mine)(we were have a lot of bobbin problems at the class. Added a red bow and it's ready for any special gift. Thanks for stopping by, now for the blog candy.

The blog candy:
The drawing for the quote stack pack and the pointsettas will be drawn Monday by  random. All you need to do is: to qualify either become a follower or leave a comment, if you do both you'll have 2 chances, that's it.

Next stop on the hop is Vicki's blog: Paper Squirrel have fun....

Karin Adamczyk from ScrapperCreations
Adele Robbetze from nogardscreativecave
Christine Patton from Creative Genie-ous
Cindy Foster from Cindy's Creations
Cindy Pointe from The Creative Pointe
Janet White from Stamping At The White House
Kelly George from Sassy Scrapper Studio
Michelle Hessler from Paperthreads
Patricia Logan from MDN Creates
Shelley Bordeleau from Gardens Crafts 'n' More
Tina Campbell from Tina's Scrap Corner(You are here)
Vicki Schram from Paper Squirrel
Back to the Card a Day Blog to see who won the challenge

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Christmas Card Blog Hop with Card a Day Blog

Hi all,
If you all hopped over from the Card A Day Blog, Christmas Card Hop from Shelley Bordeleau's blog Gardens, Crafts n More then your at the right spot. If you just happened to come upon my blog then you need to go to the Card a Day Blog and start at the beginning of this 1st Christmas Card Blog Hop and hop to all the fascinating blogs that are participating. Don't forget to participate in the card challenge for the weekend at the Card a Day Blog and you'll get some great prizes one from each lady in the blog hop that's 12 prizes in all! Wow! Below the card you will also find some blog candy that I am giving away all you need to do is leave a comment or become a follower and if you do both you'll have 2 chances to win.

Now onto the card for today:
This card is so easy. It's an A2 card and all the paper came from my Christmas paper scraps from last year. (sorry no idea what makers they are) That is one great thing about cardmaking you can do a scrapbook layout and the scraps can become a card. The card base is brown (DieCuts with a View), the striped paper was cut at 4" X 5.25", the green paper with snowflakes was cut at 3.75" X 2.75", the brown border was cut from the cardstock that was used for the card base and that was cut at 1.5" X 5.25".
The stamped images are from JustRite stamps the Hearts Come Home Set. Whats so nice about these sets is that they are interchangeable within each other. So you get 6 image stamps & 6 borders stamps in one collection. The center image has one of the borders and was popped up with foam tape and red pearls (KaiserCraft) were put on each corner. All were colored with sharpie markers. Easy Peasy!

Now for the candy:
The drawing for the quote stack pack and the pointsettas will be drawn Monday by  random. All you need to do is: today and tommorrow to qualify either become a follower or leave a comment, if you do both you'll have 2 chances, that's it.

Next stop on the hop is Vicki's blog: Paper Squirrel have fun....

And if you need a recap of all the blogs in the hop:
Karin Adamczyk from ScrapperCreations
Adele Robbetze from nogardscreativecave
Christine Patton from Creative Genie-ous
Cindy Foster from Cindy's Creations
Cindy Pointe from The Creative Pointe
Janet White from Stamping At The White House
Kelly George from Sassy Scrapper Studio
Michelle Hessler from Paperthreads
Patricia Logan from MDN Creates
Shelley Bordeleau from Gardens Crafts 'n' More
Tina Campbell from Tina's Scrap Corner(You are here)
Vicki Schram from Paper Squirrel
Back to the Card a Day Blog to see who won the challenge

Thursday, September 29, 2011

You Know Halloween Card

Hi All and welcome. It's Halloween week at the Card a Day Blog and if you have come here for the first time welcome. Now I am today's designer at the Card a Day blog and I did a card based around a stamp I purchased at Micheal's. Halloween is not my best subject when it comes to card making so I struggled for a while to come up with an idea for a card, when I walked by the $1.00 stamp bin at Micheal's. I came upon this stamp that look so cute that I had to get it and it gave me the inspiration for the card today:

When I saw the witch stamp, I thought that she looked a bit dazed and had to get her. I got the spider and web for an extra stamp so I have some Halloween stamps.

So that  stamp inspired this card. Here is the front of the card:

After I left the store I started to do a little play on words for the concept that was in my head. The bat and the moon was cut from the cricut cartridge Holiday Cakes and yes you can cut paper with the cricut cake cartridges. It was cut out at 2 1/2 inches. The "You Know" was cut at 1" from the Street sign cartridge and I inked it lightly with SU basic black and my finger as the dauber to get the float feeling of the letters. I also inked the orange moon. Black diamond stickles was used on the moon for some bling.

So when I saw that dazed witch, I thought Flying isn't as glamorous as one might think and that was how this card was inspired. I didn't have a cartridge that had a flying witch so I chose that bat and the moon to portray the flying part of the card and the stamp looks like she got back form flying, clever huh.
The inside of the card shows the above words as the sentiment for the inside printed on orange paper from Staples and cut with Spellbinders label thirteen die through the cuttlebug. happy halloween is from the Holiday Cakes cartridge to and was cut out using the Fit to length function (this may be a good way to cut those borders so they fit a card with out trying to figure out the size) on my cricut at 4" cause the plan at first was to have the card in portrait style not landscape style, but as you can see that was changed. All paper used other that the paper from staples was from Keepsake Essentials Reversible paper from the local General Dollar and it doesn't cut to bad on the cricut. You may want to consider the Holiday Cakes cartridge for your next card it has lots of images for various holidays, phrases and a font too.
Don't forget to get yo own cards in for the challenge at a Card a Day Blog for a chance for the prize. Check out the bold this weekend for World Card Making day. I will have some blog candy for the event with a Christmas feel to it to win you have to be a follower or leave comment during the 2 day period, details will be coming on Saturday Oct 1.
I hope you enjoyed the card today, I enjoyed making it. Chat later and I hope you all have a great day!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Happy Hauntings

Hi you all and if any of you are from the Card a Day Blog I welcome you to my blog. Wow this month just flew on by....didn't even have time to make at least one card a week. October should be a bit different and I can at least get a card out a week if not more. Christmas card season is just around the corner and I want to be prepared for it. So enough of that let's talk about today's card:

This card was made with the masking technique which was a ton of fun to do. I did this card in my Close to My Heart club at the local scrap store, so I don't have any extra pictures but I hope I explain it well and will do another card doing the same technique and show the steps through the pictures. The masking technique is to cover part of the card some way while working on the rest of the card. The mask was the circle for the moon. We then chalked the background (with Stampin' Up chalk (got to get me some of that)) in blue and lightly with the black. Took off the mask and colored the moon with light yellow, tore the green cardstock, stamped the image (Close to My Heart stamp set) to stick out away from the green. Taped the green cardstock on added the baker's twine and threaded through the button and tied the knot. Added the sentiment. It was a quick card and alot of fun to make. I want to use this technique for a Christmas card, I think it will be a fantastic was to show off some snowflakes. Thanks all for stopping by and check back, I'll have another Halloween card up soon.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Happy Labor Day-2011

Hi you all,

Happy Labor Day to all of you. Mine will be celebrated with family, but one of our sons can't be with us because of his tour in Afghanistan. I would like to wish a great day to all the working people on the holidays such as this: The police dept., fire dept., the hospital and health service workers and of course all our men and women in uniform that can't be with their family's today. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you do to make our lives better.

 This card came about from a sketch I saw at Sketch N Stash #65 and used it for the basis of this card. Everything about this card is easy! Just about all the cuts are sqaures or cut from a square. The red squares came from a 1" punch, the holographic red triangles came from the same punch just cut on the diagonal (paper came from Jo-Anns), and the vellum and the background piece were cut to a specific size square. The ribbon added some texture to the card but stayed right with the theme of the card. The only piece that was cut by machine was the Star and that came from Doodlecharms cartridge and 1.5". The stamp is from a Close to My Heart collection. Red, White and Blue ribbon I used for the border came from Jo-Anns.

These particular people shine each and everyday! So don't forget to Thank them for their service when have the chance.

I have included this card in challenge: Ribbon Carousel Challenge.RCC19-Anything goes

If your up for a challenge check out the challenges at Card a Day Blog: Challenges there are a variety of themes for the month to choose from and a monthly winner chosen at random to win a fantastic prize! Join in on the fun.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

1st Card-New Blog-Card a Day Blog

Hi you all I have some very exciting news I was the card designer for the Launch of the Card a Day Blog. If your interested in knowing more about this fabulous blog you can go here at the Card a Day Blog. We welcome you to play along and try the challenges too, you will find them on the challenge page of the Card a Day Blog. There will be a monthly prize given out to a random winner but you have to play to win!

So the theme this week is Celebrations. What better way to honor celebrations than with the celebration of a new life.
 I  made a baby shower card with the technique of welding a card base with a Gypsy: The scallop card base came from the Elegant Edges cartridge:

1st Step is the card base: I pulled up Scallop1-shift from the Elegant Edges cart in my gypsy for my card base. Duplicated the image and lined it up so  (2) scallops are on the same number on the y axis, Nudge them together slightly for the weld to take effect  along the edge to make the card base and then cut it out on the cricut.

this is what it looks like when I completed step 1. I used 8.5" X 11" cream cardstock for my card base. The cardstock was out of the Natural pack form ANW/Crestwood, Inc (The Paper Company) from Jo-Anns

Step 2: Using Circles Lg (#S4-114), Classic (Spellbinders die cut), using the largest one in the pack, cut out a circle from the same color card stock as the card base using the cuttlebug. Emboss that same circle w/ swiss dots folder through the cuttlebug leaving a 1an1/2" edge un-embossed and ink edges ( I used Stamping Up More Mustard ink to stamp the edges)

Step 3: Cutting out the bottom section of the circle. I used Baby/Rows of Icons cardstock (it is  Heidi Grace design paper from Fiskars). I choose the strip I wanted to use. I will need a 4" X 2" strip to fussy cut for the bottom part of the circle (used a section that had Baby and presents for this). Then cut it out with the same circle die cut from earlier. This is where you want to fussy cut the way that you want it to sit on the card and make sure all edges are under die to get the cut. I used tape to hold the die in place.

Step 4: Cut out the middle border. I used a piece of scrap cardstock that had a straight edge and punched the edge with Fiskars scallop edge punch and then cut it with a straight edge cutter leaving at least an 1/4" edge to glue to the pattern piece of paper for the border by 4 1/2". You could use any type of punch you would like to match the theme of your card. The scrap paper came from the Jewel pack from the same company mention previously.

Step 5: Putting the pieces together. Adhere border piece to pattern piece, trim off any excess of the green border. Then adhere that piece to the un-embossed edge of circle making sure edges line up. Cut ribbon at 4an1/2" length. Wrap ribbon over layered circle just under the green border and secure ends to the back of circle (I used scor tape to attach ribbon). Adhere layered circle to the scallop folded card base (I used ATG tape to attach together).

Stamp sentiment on the same color card stock as the base in black ink (I used Stampin Up basic black)and punch out with you chosen punch (I used Stampin Up extra large scallop oval punch). Ink edges with the same color that was used for the embossed circle attach with 1/8" foam tape and add a rhinestone or stickles to give it some bling (I used a rhinestone from KaiserScrapbook). To dress it up more add an image of balloons or a rattle. I used the rattle from Cricut Sampler cartridge @ 2" and used 1/16" foam tape to attach add some stickles to the yellow card stock. A perfect card for a baby gift.

Another version of the same card just with balloons. The inspiration for these cards came from the May 2001 issue of CardMaker. I had never made this type of card before so it was fun for me to try a new technique. I have included this card in a challenge at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog the color yellow is the challenge-to have yellow on you card. I have also included this in the Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge #105 for pastel colors. This was a fun project, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

cardaday: Welcome to the Card a Day Blog

cardaday: Welcome to the Card a Day Blog: We will launch this blog by having a Christmas Card blog hop to give our followers ideas for the Christmas cards they want to make.
Stay tuned for some fabulous ideas!!!

Hi you all,
I wanted to let you know about this great blog that is getting started. This will be the go to place for all your homemade Christmas Card ideas. Starting in October there will be at least one if not more Christmas Cards featured on the blog by some amazing women. I'm glad to be part of it so stay tune for cards to come starting the 1st of October. There just maybe some blog candy when I feature a card that will be featured on that blog too as well as on my own. So excited!!

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Happy Birthday to my Husband Dave!

Hi all,

I would like to wish my husband a Happy Birthday. He turns 59 and is aging well. I guess it's true your only as old as you feel. I don't know to many men his age that will still climb a tree with the granddaughter.LOL that was a great day and a great memory that I need to scrap.
The new craft room is going well. Have it basically all set up and most things sorted out. About 3-4 nights a week after supper I get in there and get cards made. This card took 2 nights to get it done since I was also working with it for a swap. 1 night to cut them all out and the 2nd night to piece them together.

So here is the finished card for his birthday and for the August Cricut Card Exchange group on Facebook:


Happy Birthday Card 4” X 6”
Cartridge used: Elegant Edges
For the scallop circle and the rectangles
Paper: Green rectangles and shadow from Close to my heart Miracle collection
Oval halves: the frame was cut from white card stock and the center and card base was cut from ATD specialty collection: Birthday wishes.
Stickles: Holly
Stamp: SU Teent Tiny Wishes die cut with spellbinders banner set.
Ribbon: American Crafts
Cuttlebugged with swiss dots.

This was a fun project hope you enjoy it.

Entered this is the following Challenge:
Birthday Sundaes-Create a birthday card

Friday, July 22, 2011

Black & White Mingle Card and Challenge

Hi All

Today's card is the Creative Cuttlebuggers July mingle black and white card. The card was inspired by the Pretty Patterns sketch #19.
I also have the card in the Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge.

This is what I did:

The card was cuttlebugged  with the swiss dots folder and birds and swirls folder. The stamp is from a Close to my Heart collection of stamps. The paper used came from DCWV Stack 7 paper stack. Black diamond stickles to add a little bling. It was a lot of fun to do and lots of work to figure out the measurements to use for each piece of the card but well worth it.