2nd Cruise Card


This is the 2nd card we made. Taking the premade card I attached a ribbon down the side. Framed the cut out with a yellow sticker frame. Added a couple of yellow jewels for bling.

Inside I goofed off. I took a pre cut and attached it to the pre cut square creating a lacy frame. Then I just used left over stickers & rub on’s.

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Thank You Cruise Card.


Back from an Alaska cruise. Can’t wait to start to scrapbook the trip. Keep your eyes out as I will post the pages. I’m lucky enough to have booth my Brother, sister, sister-in-law & brother-in-law pictures. I take pictures with scrapbooking in mind & my sister with art in mind. My brother –in-law is great on face shots. My sister-in-law is great at the improv shot. My brother caught nature like the rest of us didn’t so I just can’t wait to scrapbook these pages.

In the mean time they had a card making class on the cruise one day. Of course I had to go. Here is one of the cards we made. My favorite one.

It came in a kit. So the Thank You is a sticker. It placed on a die cut & raised with pop dots. I took two pink jewels and attached them to the bottom left of the card.

Inside I used a rub on to attach the thank you in yellow. Then the kewl part. It looks like they took a frame, cut off one side & then I attached it to the card making a frame on the inside & a decorative outside to the card.

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Wedding


Wedding card for Jeff’s nephew Garrett. Just a little late but… There is a lot going on with this card. Jeff didn’t like it & he has some valid points. First I took a pre-made card & ran the front cover through a Sizzix dry embossing dye. I took a Stampin Up stamp & used tape to cover the words I didn’t want to use. After I inked the stamp I pulled the tape off before stamping it onto silver card stock. This way I only got the car & not the words. I used Pop Dots (part Jeff doesn’t like) & attached the silver paper with the wedding car on it onto a silvery piece of card stock that I also attached with Pop Dots. To many pop dots per Jeff.

Inside I did some iris folding. Using my Sizzix castle dye again I did Iris folding. After Christmas I bought some wrapping paper on sale. It’s cheep & easy to Iris fold. This paper is one of those. It’s silver in color. Once you know how to iris fold (and it’s super easy) then you can get a pattern sheet & turn almost anything into something that can be iris folded. I Googled to find pattern sheets. I have used this Sizzix castle dye on a lot of iris fold projects. Cut it out in black then iris fold with black paper put a big yellow moon behind it & you have a Halloween castle. It’s a dye I’m glad I got.

I covered the back of the card using the same card stock that I used on the front of the card. Then I stamped “Happy Ever After” inside.

God Bless.

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Thanksgiving


I got my fall/Halloween box out today. So I made this Thanksgiving card. First I made the embellishment. I had an embellishment that I keep in my fall box of a wreath made out of leaves. I don’t know who it’s made by or how I came to have it but I like it enough I try & duplicate it each year. Here is this year’s version. I stated by cutting out a circle using Spellbinder’s circle nestablities. I attached adhesive to it & started sticking leaves I had punched out in several colors & shapes using Martha Stewart punches. I have 3 different leaves. What I couldn’t attach using the circle I used either Pop Dots or Glue Dots. When you want to get adhesive to one particular place a Glue Dot works well.

Using the computer I typed out Thanksgiving in several fonts & sizes. I then cut a banner out using the Sizzix & die. I attached with removable tape the banner I cut out over the Thanksgiving I decided to use. Ran that through the printer & it printed Thanksgiving on my banner just the way I wanted it. I used this same technique for the prayer I found on the internet for the inside. I attached a forest green piece of card stock to a pre-made card. I then attached the banner to the wreath & the wreath to the card. Again using Glue Dots for their accuracy.

Inside I printed the Thanksgiving prayer I found on the internet. Google search. I cut it out using deckle shears.

http://christianity.about.com/od/thanksgivingverses/a/thanksgivingpra.htm

Heavenly Father, on Thanksgiving Day
We bow our hearts to You and pray.
We give You thanks for all You’ve done
Especially for the gift of Jesus, Your Son

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Clearance


Looking in the clearance aisle of Michaels I found a Cuttlebug 4 embossing dye set. Two large & two small. Normally $17.99 for $6.99. Of course I had to have it. This was one of the small ones. I dry embossed a piece of yellow card stock & colored the embossed butterfly’s using Stampin Up pens. I attached it to a pre-made card. There are embossed dots showing the butterfly’s flight plans that don’t look like they showed up on the picture.

Inside is a simple Stampabilities stamp “Great strength comes from faith in God.” Stamped on yellow card stock & cut out using Provo Craft Deckle sizzers.

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Flower Vase


Easy easy card. I started with a pre-made card. I took some blue striped card stock & attached it horizontal. Then I took a strip of light blue & attached it vertical. I took an All Night Media stamp of flowers in a vase & stamped it on white card stock. I colored in the flowers using Stampin Up pens. The vase I colored with a water-color pencil. Used my water pen & blended in the pencil. I then used a Creative Memories cutter & cut it in an oval. I took a darker shade of blue & cut a frame for it.

Inside I stamped the sentiment from Stampendous. Framed it in the light & dark blue card stock from the outside.

Sentiment: May God who understands each need, who listens to every prayer bless you and keep you in this tender loving care. (I bought this stamp at Michaels)

God Bless!

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Found on Pinterest


I was poking around on Pinterest & found a similar card. I liked the card & I had the stamp from Stampin Up that they used, so I thought I would give it a try. Didn’t have the ribbon they used but thought this polka dot one went well. I covered a pre-made card with black paper. I ran some white & light blue card stock through a Sizzix dry embossing folder. I punched out the squares using Creative Memories Square Maker. Colored the stamped image using Stampin Up pens.

Inside I used a Stampabilities stamp for the sentiment & colored it using the same color I used on the cup cakes on the outside. When I stamped it there was a black ink patch that transferred over. I had this white flower with blue polka dots on it so I used it to cover the smudge. I framed it in the same light blue card stock used on the front of the card. It’s not an exact copy but I liked the way it turned out.

God Bless!

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