Sunday, November 28, 2010

Pink Notecard Holder

This is  note card holder I made for a friend. Inside are 8 cards. 4 are initial cards and are all the same. The other four are made with the "It's a Girl Thing" stamp set and each vary slightly.

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Stamp Set: Fifth Avenue Floral
This monochromatic card was made using a white craft pad; stickles, ribbon and the scallop punches. The flower was colored in with watercolor pencils.
Stamp Set: Upsy Daisy

Other Supplies: ribbon, rhinestone brad; filigree brads
I LOVE this stamp set and play with it often. I used white embossing powerd to create the flowers.

Stamp Set: Seeing Spots
A very quick and simple card.
This card was really fun for me to try. I used the Cherry Blossom Emosslit Die from Stampin Up.
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Polka Dot Cards

I saw a card made with circle punches and thought it was so fun and
playful that I decided to try a few layouts myself. Below you will see what I have come up with.

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Monday, August 2, 2010

These cards are made using a set of six purple 9" x 4" cards that I purchased at Jo Ann Crafts.

Stamp Set: Out of the Box
I also used chipboard frames and eyelets.

Stamp Set: Upsy Daisy
I dry embossed the white paper.

Stamp Sets: Eastern Blooms and Riveting.
I used Stickles on the flower in the center of the greeting.

Stamp Set: Ginormous Flowers
I also used Bitty Buttons
Stamp Set: Garden Whimsy
I also used Stickles on the butterflies.
Stamp Sets: Pick a Petal and Riveting
I also used Stickles to highlight the petals.
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This card used flower punch outs and the stamp set Be Happy.
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Sunday, July 25, 2010

This monochromatic card uses the faux linen technique and the stamp set Always. To recreate the linen technique (which shows up very faint here) you use a piece of glossy cardstock and rub sand paper over the card stock first horizontally and then vertically. Once you have created as few or as many lines as you would like you use a sponge to rub ink on the cardstock. The scratches that the sandpaper created will cause the paper to pick up the ink differently than the non-scratched surfaces and it will create a linen look to the paper.
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Candy Holders

This card uses the treat cups, a circle punch and the stamp set Good Friend.

This matchbook candy holder is perfect for holding a small bag of M&Ms! YUM!
You need an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 piece of cardstock. Score the cardstock at 4 3/4"; 4 1/4"; and 1/2". Fold and crease the cardstock then decorate. I used the Itty Bitty Bits and Simply Said stamp sets.
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Pocket Birthday Card

Looking for an easy, fun card to make? This card is not only easy, but perfect for a variety of functions. You can use the pull out piece as a bookmark, to write your sentiments or to attach gift cards to it. I used the Party Hearty and Happy Everything stamp sets.
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Playful Pieces

I created these cards using the Playful Pieces hostess set from Stampin' Up. The red background paper is embossed. To make the butterfly sparkle I used Stickles. The cards with the packages uses a masking technique.

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Gift Box

I created this gift box using a pencil box I found at JoAnn Crafts, Stampin' Up rub-ons and some random buttons that I had. The picture above shows the top of the box. The bottom picture shows the front edge of the box and the matching note card.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Looks Like Spring Notebooks

Each of these notebooks was created with the Looks Like Spring stamp set.

The blue and yellow note pad used a clear emboss resist technique. First, I stamped blue flowers on the white card stock. Then, using white embossing power I embossed several flowers. I finished by sponging blue ink on the entire piece of card stock and then wiped off the excess ink. 

Post It Note Holders

I used the Simply Circles stamp set to decorate these sticky note holders. I found the sticky notes at Target. 

Floral Gift Card Holder

This gift card holder was created using the Pick a Petal stamp set, bamboo skewers. The vase was decorated with rub-ons, which adhere nicely to many surfaces.  


I made this clipboard using the set Crayon Kids and modge podge. This is the back of the clipboard. 

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Miscellaneous Cards

Stamp Set: Water Color Garden
For this flower I stamped the image in a light color and then used the brush end of a
darker colored marker to darken the sides of the petals and the inner circle of the petals.

This card uses a faux-linen background.
Stamp Set: Artifacts
Flip-flop embellishments from Joann Crafts
Stamp Set: Happiness Background
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