Good Morning Paper Peeps! Today I am sharing with you another card made from the sweet little summery die cuts from S.E.I.
Still using the same papers from My Mind’s Eye. I seem to be doing more layers lately. lol This time around I’m also layering the die cuts as well.
Oh how I would love a sparkly front door and white picket fence in real life. We live on three acres out in the country so a fence is out of the question. The door I could maybe do something about : ) I added the little banner and some flowers here along with the ribbon and buttons. I finished off this card with a nice bow and layered and inked tags. Now if we could just get some summer weather.
The boys will be home from camping all weekend and I can’t wait to see them and hear all about their below freezing sleeping in tents. As for me I was nice and toasty curled up with the cat’s.Hope you all have a wonderful day and find some time to be creative. G
I used a great little box of die cuts from S.E.I. with a summery theme to create this sweet card.
I was able to use scraps from my vintage Halloween paper from My Mind’s Eye to coordinate with the sentiment and flowers. There’s a whopping 8 layers of well inked paper before I started adding the die cuts. As you can imagine this card has a nice weight to it : )
I added a mocha colored ribbon and bow and topped it off with a vintage button. There’s another of my favorite inked doilies and I think they help soften the edges and make a larger impact of the die cuts.
I like a banner anywhere but they look especially good on a summer themed card don’t ya think? This one is made simply by trimming shapes from the scrap cardstock from the card. It’s inked to help define the edges, strung on a nice length of twine with super tiny bows and finished off with more of the vintage buttons. Don’t forget to sew through the button holes with a bit of coordinating string.
I have lot’s more die cuts to use from the box so be on the lookout for more summer projects. Hope you all have a wonderful day and enjoy some time to be creative : ) G
I made some sweet little covered chipboard buttons on Jane Day this week and they found just the right project yesterday.
I used several layers of well inked My Mind’s eye papers for the base then added way too much goodies on top : )
I used vintage sheet music image from Graphic’s Fairy to create the banner. It has a border of the coordinating charcoal gray to help separate the patterns. The chipboard buttons were covered in small portions of an old wall paper image also from G.F. I adhered it to the button then covered in Glossy Accents from Tim Holtz. I used a vintage ticket also from Tim Holtz and a very cute little girl image. I created a faux button card and topped it of with a bow of mocha ribbon.
I have a super busy morning ahead so I should be on my way. Thanks to all the folks who placed orders in my Etsy shop!!! I’m getting most of them to the post office this morning…the rest go out tomorrow. I’ll be a busy bee getting the cards restocked for Mother’s Day. Hope you all enjoy a lovely day and find some time to be crafty. : )
Three is better!!! I just love this new vintage image Karen at Graphic’s Fairy posted this week of a lovely rose with lace trim. I wound up printing 8 of them intending to create some tags. But before I knew it…..they found their way onto cards. Seems they had a mind of their own.
For this card I added a bit of the blue and gold dot pattern from yesterdays card. It’s a simpler arrangement .
I was very pleased with myself for using up all the papers and not adding to the scrap pile. I will be trying this more often.
I’ll be adding these to the selection of cards that will be great for Mother’s Day. I’ll be posting a special promotion for them in the shop starting Sunday. You know I gotta do something special for all us Moms!!!
I started off on a pretty good roll of progress for Jane Day this week. I managed to check a few things off the list. Jane and Heather and I were chatting and gluing and glittering away.I created more of the fun paper packs, some pretty little chipboard buttons, cut out all my vintage images to be ready for crafting and actually finished this shabby sweet card.
This very dimensional flower with typography print had a previous life on a different project but looks much better here : ) There’s a bit of chipboard and a vintage button. I created the scallop with a sheet music image from Graphic’s Fairy. I crinkled and inked it and I think it coordinates just perfectly.
I added a doily and a Pink Paislee die cut. More is better with buttons…so I added a few more here along with a simple strip of mocha colored ribbon.
Taking advantage of the nice morning sunlight to get the shots and I kinda like the shadows created by the dimensional embellishments : ) Or maybe I just like a nice sunny day???? Even makes the coffee taste better. Decided today to make myself a work list to encourage me to stay on task and not get sidetracked by all the little things that steal my attention. Wish me luck : )