Saturday, June 28, 2014

Wedding Cards


Remember the days of Converse shoes?  I thought this would be perfect to give to a basketball player or someone that loves shoes.

2 page wonder cards

Trying out some new patterns.  I came across a pinterest post on ONE sheet wonders and found this sketch of cards for a 2 page wonder: http://us.cricut.com/forum/Cricut-Community_postst11059_20-Quick-Simple-Cards.aspx
Here is what I came up with
As you can see I made 5 different cards (3 cards per design) making a total of 15 cards from 2 sheets pattern paper and one sheet cardstock.  The stamps are all from Close To My Heart.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

4 cards one design

 Add some flowers in the same color scheme to give it a cheerful look.
 My favorite butterfly stamp.  I stamped this image then cut it out.  Using some foam squares I lifted the wings to pop it off the page.  A few Chrystal accents and done.  (so I don't have to cut the antenna I stamp them on the card stock before attaching the cut butterfly)

 This umbrella is a fun one to make.  I stamped the umbrella shape on colored paper.  Then using my clear stamp pad (yep I have a clear Close To My Heart stamp pad) add some clear embossing powder and heat it until it shimmers like a plastic umbrella.  Pop it off the page with some foam squares and add a black rhinestone to the top.


Monday, April 2, 2012

Super Hero

I had fun with my super hero stampset and paper from Close to My Heart
I colored my super hero in with markers, Happy Birthday with White Daisy ink and sooo fun and cute.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Favorite Cards

Some of my favorite cards  made earlier this year.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Paper Bag Albums




Two ways to make these albums.  The first is with the middle pages shorter as seen above.
Need 6 lunch sacks

3 Cardstock strips 1 ½ inch x 5 ½ inches
Scrap paper
Fold the long part of the bag behind the bag bottom keeping the edges even

Repeat with remaining 5 bags
Glue Bottoms to Bottoms (Make sure you really get the edges to stick)
Using the cardstock strips (1 ½ inch x 5 ½ inches(width of bag) fold each strip in half (hotdog fold)
Attach each strip to the Side B
Make Binding:

Using a piece of Cardstock cut 4 inches x (Width of bag) 5 ½ inches
Fold 1 ½ inches from each end (This gives a 1 inch binding)
Cover Front and back cover with paper then attach the binding
Decorate Each page as you’d like!



Both can be made as follows
Go to the following blog for fantastic picture by picture directions
http://jessicarodarte.blogspot.com/2009/04/paper-bag-album-tutorial.html

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