Monthly Archives: February 2017

Not All Who Wander Card Collection

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Sooooo I created these cards and totally forgot to post them. How on earth did that een happen???  I’m usually so excited to share things that I have to stop myself from posting 5 times a day lol. I just happened to spot them when I was scrolling my Instagram feed and boom there they were like little lost orphans : ( So today is the day for them, finally lol.

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I’ve been challenging myself to make some cards that art not quite as poofy so they are easier to mail in a regular envelope. This is so hard for me with all the pretties at hand that I want to attach.  This is a good compromise though……just enough without being too much.

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More washi and handcrafted flowers with pretty brad centers. The kraft doily looks amazing with the black borders and tiffany blue and gold stripe tape.

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I am super in love with this bicycle tag!!!! Also I added a layer of vintagy washi tape to act as a border…..and it matches perfectly to this Carta Bella paper.adventure-all-occasion-greeting-card-pollys-paper-studio

Vintage train tag???  Don’t mind if I do!  These polka dotty flowers are coordinating so perfectly!  It’s a little bit masculine…..but still having a lot of detail.

The best thing about these beauties aside from the fact that fit nicely in an envelope….they are really great for any occasion.

These cards are all available in the shop.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

 

 

 

 

 

Sport Themed Party Décor for BoBunny

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It’s party time Paper Peeps!  I’ve got a fun selection of sport themed party décor created with the new Game On collection.  There’s a festive banner with multiple sports represented, pennant picks to dress up baked goodies, and jazzed up straws in a box decorated with a banner and crinkle cut filler.

Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel
Isn’t this a fun grouping?  I love all the little coordinating details.
Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel

I used the Lasur Gel Stain in Chestnut to add color to a tiny box that came in the mail with washi tape. Because the box was shiny the finish has a mottled effect that looks a bit like wood grain. I filled it with floral foam and added crinkle cut kraft paper then inserted the straws that were decorated with  a sport tag simply by cutting notches on the top and bottom and sliding the straw through.  Additional stars are used to accent the tags. They were leftovers from the die cuts that are added to the banner. This display would make a great centerpiece.

Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel

Can’t get any easier than adding pennants to long wooden picks and inserting them into baked treats.

Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel
I choose to represent all the sports for this banner with a section for each and strung them together with coordinating ribbon and fussy cut tickets hung between.

 

Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel
For a consistent look I used the same background paper and striped topper. Orange borders tie the whole thing together.
Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel

 

It’s very important to remember to use metal eyelets at the tops of banner to keep the ribbons from pulling through.  Adding the die cut stars helps to add texture and detail.

 

Sport Banner Party Decor by Ginny Nemchak using BoBunny Game On and Pentart Lasur Gel

 

Soooo many layers! These banner sections have a lot of depth and dimension with the spacers between the layers.
Okay that’s all for me. We are ready to get our party on!!! Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

BoBunny Supplies; Patterned Paper; Game On, Game On, Cards, Diamonds,

6×6 Paper Pad; Game On

Noteworthy; Game On

Dies; Twinkle Twinkle

Pentart Supplies;

Lasur for Outdoor/Indoor in Chestnut

Thoughts of Spring Greeting Card

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Hey there Paper Peeps!  I know I have thoughts of Spring as it’s been a long cold Winter. I created this card with bright cheerful colors, and a gorgeous selection of flowers.

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I’ve chosen shades of purple for this card inspired by the gorgeous flowers.  Sadly I am not a very good gardener so all my flowers have to be Petaloo.

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Oh my goodness there is so much texture here!!!! I’ve layered many types of flowers here and tucked in ribbon and twine and coordinating butterflies.

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I’ve tucked in some altered chipboard and die cuts to enhance the floral theme.  These colors are bright and the patterns are busy so I used a solid purple cardstock to act as borders. Think Spring Vintage Inspired Greeting Card Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 04

Additional flowers and butterfly here to balance the other arrangement.  The paper has been tattered and stitched and I added pearly accents for detail.

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This paper from Graphic 45 was a nearly perfect match. I did alter the fairy just by using watercolor pencils and sparkle pens to color her wings and dress.

Really Reasonable Ribbon ~ Burlap String Violet.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Scribble Frame Hearts and Flowers.

Cheery Lynn Designs~ French Pastry Doily, English Tea Party Doily.

Petloo Supplies Used

Garden Rosettes x 6 CANVAS Lavender : RS1212-250/6

Botanica Blooms x 4 Lav/Purple : 1102-107

Forget me Nots x 16 Soft Lavender : 1837-057

Darjeeling Butterflies Lavender : 1488-104

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Nature Sketchbook Butterfly Greeting Card

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Hey there Peeps!  Just dropping in today to share a project I created with gorgeous RRR trims and my new favorite collection Nature Sketchbook from Graphic 45.

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I’ve had a love for the chevron ribbon ever since I got my very first package from RRR. I mean…it goes with everything!!! The turquoise here matches the flowers perfectly.

 

 

I’m using the Turquoise Chevron Striped Twill and Natural Burlap String for this card along with some fun embellishments and large dimensional flowers.

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Graphic 45 ~ Nature Sketchbook, Metal Staples-Shabby Chic Metal Ornate Keys.

Petaloo~ Chantilly Collection – Mixed Blooms Flowers – Blue Green, DIY Paintables Collection – Floral Embellishments – Dahlias – Teastained Cream , Faux Dried Berry Cluster.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Saint Patrick’s Day Banner & Kit

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Hey there and happy Tuesday!  I’m just dropping in to share a super fabby banner I created for St Patrick’s Day. It has so many festive details and fun embellies!st-patricks-banner-holiday-home-decor-pollys-paper-studio-handmade-01

I’ve loaded this baby up with patterned papers, vintage images, tinsel trim, epoxy embellishments, lots of shamrocks with various finishes, ribbon, flowers, clip, rosettes, die cut doily, and wooden clothespins.

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So many layers here makes me happy : )

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She’s such a pretty little Irish lass.  I topped her off with a lucky label created with my old school style Dymo.

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Ticket tags with poofy bows are strung on the ribbon trim to accent the large banner sections.

There are a few kits available for this banner. If you want to check out the details head on over to  St Patrick’s Day Banner Kit.

Enjoy the rest of your day Peeps!

Steampunk Expedition Greeting Card with Tutorial

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Hey there Paper Peeps!  I’ve got a little steampunk inspiration coming your way inspired by some gorgeous masculine papers with hot air balloons. I pulled out some of my favorite steampunk chippies from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts and loads of mixed media supplies and beautiful flowers.

Steampunk Expedition All Occasion Greeting Card on Etsy

 

 

 

 

Here’s a look at how I altered the chippies….

The most important thing is to select chipboard that will enhance your project.

Even if I’m going to finish the chippies with dark colors I base coat them in flat white paint.

I used a very thick coat of Iron Paste from Pentart and allowed to dry. Next I globbed on 3D Matte Gel from art basics to add a lumpy bumpy texture, then heat set to encourage the bubbling.

Using a cosmetic sponge I dabbed and smooshed on loads of alcohol inks.

I finished up the card with flowers, micro beads and twine.

Petaloo ~Chantilly Collection – Mixed Blooms Flowers – Blue Green, Darjeeling Collection – Floral Embellishments – Hydrangeas – Teal, Mixed Textured Mini Blossoms Teal

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Hot Air Balloons Net Style, Hanging Clock Set, Steampunk Shape Set.

Carta Bella~ Old World Travel

Additional Supplies used~ art basics -3D Matte Gel, Finnabair-Bronze Micro Beads,  Pentart-Iron Paste, Ranger Adirondack -Pitch Black & Rust, Ranger Alcohol Ink-Butterscotch & Stream & Copper.
Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G

Make a Splash Cards with Video Tutorial

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Hey there BoBunny Peeps! Today I’m taking a walk on the wild side with two cards created with the amazing new Make A Splash Collection.   If you like bright colors, fun patterns and really adorable penguins….this is the collection for you.

I totally want to go on a beach hut vacay with these little dudes! This card was inspired by the oh so cute little cabana houses that I fussy cut from the 12 x 12 patterned papers.  There’s elements from Noteworthy and the coordinating Layered Chipboard Stickers.

I used quite a lot of foam tape and spacers to give lots of dimension to this fun card. The banner on the top was a fussy cut element from the 12 x 12 cut apart sheet.  What a great way to bring the color to the top of the card. The little twine bow was tinted with the Lasur Stain in Chestnut which gives it a more beachy feel.

I used the same Lasur stain to color the cheesecloth for a faux fishnet effect.  This card also has the super fabulous glitter sunglasses which are so cool and I want a pair for myself! I used hot glue to adhere the fishnet and to cover the goo globs I topped it off with  coordinating buttons.

This card just makes me all kinds of happy : ) Maybe it’s the sun and palm trees that we are lacking here this time of year in Michigan? I could definitely use some warm sand beach time right about now!!!!!

Please enjoy this tutorial I’ve prepared for you so you can make some fun in the sun cards for yourself with Make a Splash.

 

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G

BoBunny Supplies; Patterned Paper; Make A Splash / Make A Splash, Happy, Vacation, Sandcastle, Sayings

Double Dot ; Burnt Orange

Noteworthy ; Make A Splash

6×6 Paper Pad ; Make A Splash

Layered Chipboard; Make A Splash

Pentart Supplies;

Lasur for Indoor or Outdoor; Chestnut

Irish Charm Wall Hanging Holiday Decor

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Happy Saturday Peeps!  We’re looking forward to an almost springlike day here in Michigan and I’m so happy for a bit of a warm up. I’m dropping in to share a sweet wall hanging I created for St Patrick’s Day with an image from the new Irish Charm Tags Digital Collage Sheet.

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This charming Irish lass is perfect for layering with patterned papers, and lots of embellies.

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There’s a glittery shamrock here with gorgeous flowers in shades of green. I tucked in some berry picks and twine to fill in a generous arrangement.

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Loopy bows tied of chevron striped twill are topped off with bows of twine and vintage buttons. There is also a length of the ribbon to display on a peg or hook.

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Chipboard altered with embossing powder and heat set creates a frame for the tag. I used spacers between the layers for depth.  I’ve got a fabby new thin striped washi tape that was perfect to add to the side of the tag  along with the enamel number plate and coordinating pearly accents.

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I used a large die to cut the background with a border of  Celtic knots.  There are layers of 100 lb cardstock and printed scrapbook paper on the back for a finished look and for sturdiness.

Irish Charm Wall hanging Holiday Home Decor

Irish Charm Tags Digital Collage available for instant download so you can create a fabby fun and festive holiday decor piece too!

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Chevron Striped Twill in Celery Green, Natural Burlap String.

Gyspy Soul Laser Cuts~ Filigree Frames.

Petaloo~ Darjeeling Garden Rosettes Green, Darjeeling Floral Minis.

Cheery Lynn Designs Dies~ Celtic Rectangle Stacker Frames, French Pastry.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Card To Welcome Baby& New Challenge at RRR

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Hey there Peeps. We’re starting a new challenge at RRR today and the theme this time is Celebrate with Ribbon or Trim ….which you know I am all about lol.

I created a card to celebrate a new baby. I think it would look really lovely displayed in a nursery after the baby arrives.  Prop it on a shelf with some books and vintage baby toys.

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This little puppy image was the inspiration for the card. I took the color cue from the border and incorporated the blues and greens.

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So many glorious flowers all arranged with coordinating ribbon, Prills, spiral stamens, and twine.

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A tiny metal charm hangs on this side and has more of the Prills and twine.  I used a tiny clip to attach a sweet label over fishtail shapes in matching paper patterns.

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Metal mailing tags and additional flowers to balance the arrangement on the top with altered chippies that create a lovely border and sentiment.

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Tattering the edges adds a lot of texture and spacers between the layers creates depth.  This card would make a great addition to the nursery décor.

Precious Baby Boy Greeting Card on Etsy

Really Reasonable Ribbons~ Chevron Striped Twill Baby BlueSpiral Stamens Baby Blue, Burlap String Ivory.

Carta Bella Paper~ Baby Mine Collection

Petaloo Flowers~ Forget Me Nots Teal, Botanica Stems, Botanica Faux Dried Mini Teal, Vintage Velvet Mini’s Teal.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Stars & Flourishes Border and Corner SetWords & Phrases 2.

 

Okay that’s all for me. Now it’s your turn to create something fabulous to celebrate and link up with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon to play along. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

 

Beautiful Day Teacup Card

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Hey Peeps!  It’s that time of year where I’m looking out the window of the cold wind and snow and thinking how much I wish it was Spring.  It doesn’t seem to want to warm up outside so I’ll have to make my own Spring by layering up pretty patterned papers and adding oodles of gorgeous flowers to my projects.

Beautiful Day Teacup All Occasion Greeting Card

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Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Satin Swiss Dots in Apple Green, Ivory Burlap String.

Carta Bella Papers~ Flora No.1

Petaloo Flowers~ Darjeeling Anenome Pink, Darjeeling Petites Pink, Mini Daisies Ivory.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G