Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Modern Invitation

Modern Invitation


This bright, modern card can be used for a variety of occasions - Birthday, invitations, thank you notes, announcements, etc. 
Sentiment inside is customizable

Set of 12 for $25

Baby Shower Cards

Here are a couple example of Baby Shower cards - these also can be used as thank you cards for baby gifts or baby announcements

Onesie Baby Card
Center image on onesie is a customized image, color also customizable

$25 for a set of 12
Shower details, poems, photos and other information can be printed on the back of this card on matching vellum (included in price)

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 This one is a more traditional style card

 





The image in the circle is a customized image -Customizable colors and sentiments
$25 for a set of 12

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Thank You Card

So what’s better than lots of paper? Lots of FREE paper! And your local stores give away this paper – you just have to know what department to look in. You wont find it in the scrapbooking section, or even in school supplies – you will however find this free paper in the hardware section! Look no further that you paint department – those neatly displayed color swatches are great for card making – and they’re free!!  




Here is an example of a card I made using Paint samples
Thank You Card

You will need
· Dark Blue Paint Sample
· Tan Paint Sample
· Light Green Textured paper
       · Light Yellow Paint Sample
· White Ribbon
· Staz- on Black ink
· Water color pencils and blender pens
· Watercolor paper
· Stampin’ Up Sail Away stamp
· Thank You Sentiment                   
· Adhesive
· Straight Cutter
· Cuttlebug - Sizzix Damask Set Folder
·  Corner Rounder
To Make
1. Cut green textured paper to 4.25” x 5.5”
a. Emboss using Damask Folder
2. Stamp Sail Away stamp onto Watercolor paper and color
        a. Color as desired using Watercolor Pencils and blender pen
3. Cut Dark Blue Paper to 3” x 4.75”
    4. Cut Tan paint sample to 3.25” x 5”
5. Cut stamped image to 2.75” x 4.5”
6. Attach Tan paint sample to the center of the green embossed paper
7. Attach blue paint sample to center of tan paint sample
8. Attach stamped image to center of blue paint sample
9. Stamp “Thank You” Sentiment onto light yellow paint sample
a. Cut around frame and pierce 1 hole on each side
10. Thread ribbon through the holes and attach at top of card









Thursday, September 8, 2011

Halloween Cards

So, I have been officially converted to a Stamper... of the Stampin' Up variety :)


Here are a few Halloween Cards

Recipe
You will need:
  • Orange Ribbon
  • Orange Card stock
  • Black scrap
  • dark gray scrap
  • small witch stamp - this one is from Michael's $1 seasonal bin
  • Stampin' Up Halloween Hedgehogs Stamp set  (sentiment)
Cut black paper to 4.25" x 5.5"
Cut orange paper to 4.25 x 4"
       Tear one edge of Orange paper so that it measures approx. 4.25" x 3.5"
Cut Gray paper to 2.75" x 2.25"
Cut ribbon to 5"
Stamp sentiment onto gray paper and small witch into bottom corner of the orange paper

Attach orange piece to black base - torn edge in the center
attache the sentiment piece (gray) to the top right corner
Attach orange ribbon down the left side - covering the edge of the sentiment paper.


Bobbing for Apples
Recipe
You will need:
  • Black sheer Ribbon
  • Orange Card stock
  • Purple Card stock
  • Black Card stock
  • White Watercolor paper
  • Stampin' Up Halloween Hedgehogs Stamp set  
  • Stampin' Up Watercolor pencils & Blender pen
Cut all card stock to 3.25" x 4.25"
cut ribbon to approx. 10" - enough to tie around card
Cut White 3" circle (using the Creative memories CS Large  
     Circle and Green blade, using the inside pattern)
Stamp Bobbing for Apples image onto the 3" circle and color with Stampin' Up Water Color Pencils

Attach Black, Orange and Purple card stock as shown
Attach stamped circle in center
Tie bow around the lower edge of the stamped circle





Recipe
You will need:
  • Midnight Blue Ribbon
  • Gray Card stock
  • Midnight Blue Card stock
  • Orange Card stock
  • White Watercolor paper
  • Stampin' Up Halloween Hedgehogs Stamp set  
  • Stampin' Up Watercolor pencils & Blender pen
  • Trick Or Treat sentiment - another Michael's $1 Stamp
Cut Midnight blue card stock to 2.25" x 4.25"
Cut ribbon to approx. 10" - enough to tie around card
Cut White 3" circle (using the Creative memories CS Large  
     Circle and Green blade, using the inside pattern)
Stamp image onto the 3" circle and color with Stampin' Up Water Color Pencils
Cut Orange Paper to 2" x 2"
    Using Stampin' Up Watercolor pencils - color as desired
Stamp Trick or Treat to Watercolor paper and cut to 1.75" x 1.75"


Attach Midnight blue and Gray card stock to card base
Attach Stamped image onto center - left of the card
Tie ribbon around the left edge of the card - approx 0.75" from edge
attach white Trick or Treat Image to Orange cardstock
Attach Trick or Treat stack to bottom right of card



   

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