Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hello Summer Strawberry Greeting Card

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Hey there peeps!  I’m dropping in to share what I think is the funnest summer card I’ve ever created.  I mean it’s got a smiling strawberry..what could be more fun than that?

Hello Summer Strawberry All Occasion Greeting Card

Hello Summer Strawberry All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

These bright and cheerful colors just makes me so happy.

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Polka dot and chevron striped ribbon trims are the perfect choice.

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Inside the card is finished off with a coordinating stripe.

Hello Summer Strawberry All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

I turned a cut apart into a tag by clipping of the corners and adding a metal eyelet with twine.  I’ve also tucked in a metal rimmed mailing tag and loads of yummy flowers.

Hello Summer Strawberry All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

Many spacers between the layers for a nice dimensional look. The die cut doily in the back helps to break up the busy patterns.

Really Reasonable Ribbon Supplies~ Chevron Striped Twill in Red, Burlap String Ivory, 3D Foam Tabs.

Petaloo~Botanica Baby Blooms RedChantilly Velvet Hydrangeas Red.

Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G

Stars and Stripes Patriotic Creativity Kit with Projects

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We’re kicking off the summer holiday season with a fabby new Stars and Stripes Patriotic Creativity Kit!!!! So many festive paper patterns, vintagy images and prettied bows. Of course I got into one and whipped up some projects…because that’s what I do lol.  I have created 2 full sized cards, 2 large tags, 2 house tags (my favorite), and 2 wall hangings. There is a good sized stack of leftovers too so I can create some tags and labels for home made goodies for the holiday.

Uncle Sam Patriotic House Tag

Uncle Sam Patriotic House Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

Lady Liberty Patriotic House Tag

Lady Liberty House Tag Patriotic Holiday Home Decor Polly

July 4 Patriotic Tag

July 4 Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

Patriotic Drum Greeting Card – Holiday Home Décor

Patriotic Drum Greeting Card Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 05

Great American Firecracker Patriotic Wall Hanging

Great American Firecracker Patriotic Wall Hanging Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

Fourth of July Wall Hanging

Fourth of July Greetings Patriotic Wall Hanging Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

Red White and Blue Patriotic Eagle Greeting Card

The Red White and Blue Patriotc Eagle Card Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 02

Liberty Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Décor

Liberty Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

OMGoodness you guys I love all these projects. I started with the kit and added cardstock and bits and pieces from my stash.  I admit I did dye my hands blue and glue myself to the table….but hey it’s all part of the process right?

Stars and Stripes Patriotic Creativity Kit 2017

Stars and Stripes Patriotic Creativity Kit 2017 Polly's Paper Studio 01

Additional items from…

Gypsy Soul Laser Cut Chipboard~ Stars & Flourishes Border and Corners Set, Photo Reel, Tulip Scroll Corner, Scribble Frames and Lines.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Burlap Center Stitch Navy, Chevron Striped Twill Light BlueTiny Electric Blue Stars on GrosgrainShimmer Satin BlueSatin with Stitched Center Navy.

Petaloo~ Briar Rose Canvas Red-Blue, Textured Elements Canvas and Burlap Daisy Blue.

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

Spring Bird Card for Petaloo

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Hey there  Peeps!  Ginny here to share a very springy and just a little bit vintage and shabby all occasion greeting card.  The inspiration was a lovely bird image with coordinating pattern papers that just called out to have a garden of flowers added to accent it.

Springtime Bird All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

I just love the soft pinks and wood grain together. I added a white die cut doily to brighten it up just a bit.

Springtime Bird All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

Multiple layers of matting helps to separate the patterned papers and provide a sturdy base to add oodles of gorgeous flowers.

Springtime Bird All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

Petaloo has so many lovely flowers that it’s very easy and fun to match up blooms to your projects.

Springtime Bird All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

Tucked in under more flowers at the top is a sweet little bird nest charm with pearly accents because cards need a little bling to be extra awesome.

Springtime Bird All Occasion Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

Since this card turned out to have such a lovely nature inspired look I added a bow created with burlap and a little border of pink lace.

~Petaloo Supplies~ 

Chantilly Collection- Velvet Hydrangeas- Maroon-pl-1272-182

Botanica Collection-Anemone-Fuchsia Pink- pl-1176-102

Penny Lane Collection – Forgetmenots -Antique Mauve- pl1837-070

BoBunny~ Serendipity Collection

 

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

CAS Butterfly Greeting Card Set

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Hey Peeps. Well I’m going CAS today. I know..it surprised me to. When I got my supplies out to create cards all the fun little images and die cuts just fell into place and I thought why not? Everything doesn’t need to have flowers and chippies and embellies. Sometimes you just need a quick card that’s good for any occasion that can be mailed in a regular sized envelope right?

 

I had a fun time mixing some vintagy patterns of paper with some that were just a bit edgy and on trend. Layers of die cuts, RRR trims, and simple pearly accents create loads of detail.

Diamond Satin Ivory.

Plaid Ribbon Apple Green.

Seam Binding Melon.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

All or Love Vintage Beach All Occasion Greeting Card

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Hey there Peeps! I’m sharing a card today with a vintage beach theme that is near and dear to my heart. Our little family loves the beach so much we spend our Christmas holiday there.  A little sand….a little surf. IHOP(for those not in America IHOP is International House of Pancakes) for Christmas dinner. What could be better?

All our Love Vintage Beached All Occasion Greeting Card

 

I think these warmer tones of blue and kraft adds to the vintagy effect.

The shells and sand dollars make a great accent and work well to fill in the flower arrangement.

A scribble frame in a circular shape breaks up the square edges.

Tucking in some cheesecloth gives the effect of netting…a natural choice for a beach card. I love the texture it adds and helps to fill in the arrangement.

The bow has white stitching and helps to break up the dark blue satin.

Last but not least…..some coordinating Prills to give the effect of  water.

These chippies were fun and easy to alter to coordinate with the vintage beach theme....

1. The bare chipboard was wiped down to prepare for finishing. 2. Flat white acrylic to top off the scribble frame and gold to base coat the shells and sand dollars. 3. Crackle medium is added to the sand dollars and once dry a thin coat of white acrylic. Stamping on the frame and a bit of inking. 4. Distressing the edges makes the elements pop.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Beach Shape Set, Scribble Frames and Lines.

Petaloo Flowers~ Burlap and Canvas Collection – Mini Garden Rosettes- pl-1213-253 Satin with Stitched Center Navy

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

Patriotic Tags for Anything But a Card Challenge

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Hey there! It’s time again for another fun challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbon. The theme this time is Anything but a Card with Ribbon or Trim.  I’ve created a pair of fun and festive and very patriotic tags…..which are the perfect addition to any summer holiday home décor.

Red White And Blue Forever Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

I was inspired by these sweet little wooden hearts painted out with a chalkboard finish with a dash line edging. What a perfect base to add the embellies to.

Red White And Blue Forever Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 03

Of course you have to have a double layer bow and this one has itty bitty stars squeeeeeee.

Red White And Blue Forever Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 04

The sentiments are actually layered stickers. They have great dimension and a vintagy Americana feel.

Red White And Blue Forever Patriotic Tag Holiday Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 02

I used spacers to add extra depth and allow room to secure the twine that’s added to the tag.

USA Patriotic Tag Holiay Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 01

This tag is similar…but has a different sentiment.

USA Patriotic Tag Holiay Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 03

The base of this tag is 110 lb cardstock with a rich blue and polka dot pattern layered on top. The back is finished in a coordinating pattern.

USA Patriotic Tag Holiay Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 02

A double layer of doilies because you can never have enough of those…..along with matching flowers, pearly accents and iridescent stars.

USA Patriotic Tag Holiay Home Decor Polly's Paper Studio 04

Last but not least…..extra squishy tinsel topped crepe fringe.

USA Patriotic Tag found at pollyspaper on Etsy

Red White and Blue Patriotic Tag found at pollyspaper on Etsy

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Tiny Electric Blue Stars on Grosgrain, Shimmer Blue Satin.

Okay now it’s your turn to create a fabulous project that’s Anything but a card with Ribbon or Trim and link up with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon to play along.

Wishing all of you a happy and productive day : ) G

You are Amazing Framed Wall Hanging

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Hey there Peeps! Just dropping in to share a sweet little framed wall hanging that I created with the new Serendipity collection from BoBunny. I had fun playing around with some mixed media supplies to create a great pattern and texture for the frame.

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I’m using the …

Serendipity Collection

Flower Fun Stencil

BB Glitter Paste Sugar, Seafoam, Caribbean

BB Confetti Paste

Pentart  Antique Silver Metallic Paint

Pentart Antique Silver Delicate Paint

Pentart Stencil Paste

Mandala Die

Tick Tock Die