Thursday, September 18, 2014

I Repeat, Thank You

Oh so much going on in the last month or so!  We are all moved into our new house and somewhat settled (outside of the DISASTER of a garage, but I'm pretending it doesn't exist right now).  Of course, my personal priority was to get my craft room up and going again.  I had legitimate reasons though!  We had 7 birthdays in the course of a week and a half - starting just a couple days after we moved!  So, I HAD to get to a point of being able to work - even if I still feel like its an organizational mess.  If you're interested, I've been posting a few sneak peeks here and there of my house over on Instagram.

Bad cell phone photo, but a little "thank you" package I had put together.
A cardstock box, filled with homemade cookies, and a card.
There have been so many people to thank in the process of all of this, I needed a quick and simple card design.  I decided to go back to the card I made at Christmas, and use it as inspiration for something.  The end result was something using similar elements, but has a completely different feel.  


I cut a small rectangle from some scrap card stock, and then wrapped it with several coordinating washi tapes from my stash.  (I believe most of these are actually from Dollar Tree.)


I then used a bit of Papertrey Ink vellum to create a little belly band.  I stamped one of the Papertrey Ink  Keep It Simple Thank You Mini Stamp Set stamps with VersaMark, and then used a Recollections sparkle embossing powder to heat emboss it.

I didn't get a photo of the inside of the card, but I just added a couple strips of washi to the inside to coordinate with the outside.   And that was it!  Super simple, quick, and easy to do multiples.

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Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Yay!

I finally have Internet again!   I have a ton to catch up on, but there should be a new card post from me very soon! 



Sunday, August 24, 2014

Post-It

It's time for another challenge over at 613 Avenue Create!   This time around, the optional twist to our Anything Goes challenge, is to create a Post-It Note holder.  We have several amazing artists providing prizes this week, so be sure to come over and check it out!  
I was able to work with this adorable image from All Dressed Up stamps this week.  I colored her up with my copics, and used my Sillhouette to cut a scalloped circle mat for the image.  Her wings were coated with my clear Wink of Stella pen, and then I frosted the edges with a bit of clear Stickles as well.  


I created the base for the Post-it holder out of lilac cardstock - and I kinda faked my way through it.  The first time I cut it out it was WAY to huge, so it took some trimming and finagling to get to the final box.  I used My Mind's Eye Collectable: Memorable papers to dress up the box and create the little pen loop.


I cut the butterflies out of some coordinating card stock scraps with a Paper Studio punch, and then coated them with my WoS as well.  I adhered them to the project, and added some matching pearls that I dug out of my stash.


I'm always looking for a scrap of paper to write notes to myself, so I think this will be a super cute and cheerful addition to my desk.  Please come over to visit us at 613 Avenue Create, and see the other AMAZING creations by my teamies.

Have a great day!


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