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Easter Creativity Kits and Projects

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Well hello there friends and happy Sunday to you all. It’s a happy Sunday for me for sure because it’s also kit day!!!! Hooray. My Peeps have asked for Easter Creativity Kits and who am I to refuse?   You know the drill…..I get a kit too to play with and I share my projects so you can see all the fabby things I’ve created. I’m mixing it up a little and adding a banner and a slim mini album along with cards and a tag. I’ve added the usual fun and festive patterned papers and added holiday embellies like clips, doilies, ribbon and twine yards, flowers and tinsel trim.  Oh and a fabby bling strip!

Easter Banner Polly's Paper Studio 01

Easter Banner Polly's Paper Studio 02

Easter Greetings Slim Holiday Mini Album Polly's Paper Studio 01Easter Greetings Slim Holiday Mini Album Polly's Paper Studio 04Easter Greetings Slim Holiday Mini Album Polly's Paper Studio 05

Easter Tag Polly's Paper Studio Handmade 01Lamb and chicks Easter Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Easter Greeting Holiday Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

I created these projects with the kit , some cardstock, and bits and pieces from my scrap and salvage box. You can check out this kit by hopping over to Polly’s on Etsy.

Polly’s Paper Studio ~ Easter Deluxe Creativity Kit 2018

Wishing you all a happy and productive day : ) G

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You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card

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Hello there and happy Saturday! Hope you are all well in this fin February morning : )  I’m dropping in to share  a lovely country chic inspired greeting card.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Anytime I can bring together a wood grain with a floral and a doily…. I am so there.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

Also this is a really sweet color combination. Has me thinking Spring….which considering how much snow we still have left outside is a long way away.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

I pulled these flowers to add after being inspired by the background floral pattern.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

There’s a companion pattern tucked under this rolled section on the top corner. It adds a lot of dimension.  I hung a few sweet metal charms from a vintagy button so this card could have a little bling.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

More flowers here with die cut foliage layered underneath. Stickles added to the die cuts is a great way to add subtle detail.

You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 06

The lovely sentiment is stacked over a doily image and additional paper layers. Actual vintage buttons are a last but not least embellishment on this old fashioned inspired card.

Polly’s Paper Studio~You Are So Wonderful Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Swiss Dots on Pink Satin

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card

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Hey there Peeps! Did I mention that I love to create Valentines? I mean….I think you all have figured it out by now. So many flowers and bows and hearts…and if you’re lucky some sweet treats and snuggles. What’s not to like????

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

This has all the important parts right?

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

Inspiration comes from this fabby paper collection So Loved from Photoplay.

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

I’ve used darker matting and spacers between the layers for added depth and to keep it from looking busy.

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

Pretty poofy bow topped with twine and a vintage button and accented with a lovely bird charm.

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

In place of my usual die cut doily I’m using an altered chipboard frame finished off in a ballerina pink acrylic paint. I’ve added a second sweet sentiment to the top and clipped it on for good measure.

You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 06

So. Many. Flowers. Tucking in some die cut leaves and tiny loopy twine bows builds up this arrangement and Stickling on the leaves adds just a hint of sparkle.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ You are Loved Valentine Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Flourished Frame Marigold

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Double Faced Satin Pearl Pink, Pink Burlap String, WOC Tea Roses, White Open Roses, Cherry Blossoms, Sweetheart Blossoms.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Family Inspired Greeting Card with G45

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Hey there my Peeps! I’m taking a little break today from the Valentine projects to share a very vintagy inspired card created with the fabulous Penny’s Paper Doll Family collection from Graphic 45.

Family Greeting Card All Occasion Polly's Paper Studio 01

This collection is so much fun to work with. Anddddd easy to layer. You all know how much I love my layers.

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I also love flowers. Lots and lots of flowers.

Family Greeting Card All Occasion Polly's Paper Studio 02

Vintagy keys and buttons are the perfect accents along with a warm and richly colored satin ribbon.

Family Greeting Card All Occasion Polly's Paper Studio 04

This chipboard frame and sentiment is finished to coordinate with the keys. The tiny clip also matches perfectly! These sweet little  stamp images are popped up on spacers and help to make a smallish focal image carry a little more weight.

Family Greeting Card All Occasion Polly's Paper Studio 05

I always like to include a few extra flowers to balance a larger arrangement.

Family Greeting Card All Occasion Polly's Paper Studio 06

Finishing the inside of the card is the right thing to do in my humble opinion .

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Family Greeting Card

Graphic 45~Penny’s Paper Doll Family

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Flourished Frame Mikayla, Words and Phrases 1.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Delicate Stitched Satin Sherry, Ivory Burlap String, Cherry Blossoms, White Open Roses, Sweetheart Blossoms, Trellis Roses.

 

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

New Year’s Greeting Cards with Video Tutorial

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Hey there Peeps! Well as you can see I’m late getting my post up again lol. Blame it on the nog and cookies : ) Or blame it on me sleeping in???? Either way I think it was worth the wait.

I’ve created some really sweet and vintagy New Year’s Greeting cards with the new Dollar Download Vintage New Years Printable from our shop.  I like the idea of New Year’s cards for just that holiday….but they come in very handy if you’ve just not gotten out all the Christmas cards….or drat forgot someone on your list and got a card from them ( it happens to all of us)  I think this is a good recovery.

Happy New Year Greeting Card

Happy New Year Snowman Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Winter Birds new Year’s Greeting Card

Winter Birds New Years Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Winter Girl New Year’s Greeting Card

Winter Girl New Year's Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

Please enjoy this Video Process Tutorial I have prepared for how I created the Winter Bird New Year’s card….

 

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

You are Amazing Greeting Card

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Hey there  Peeps! Ginny here to share a card I created with some of my fave chippies from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts.  I mean… to be fair I love all the frames. But sometimes just the right  frame is  the perfect addition to a project.

I feel like this card is so sweet and whimsical with the fairy and butterfly.

The chipboard layered in creates so much depth and texture.

I’ve added a few additional elements like vintage buttons and vintagy metal keys.

Spacers between the layers to build up the scene and keep it from looking busy.

Okay..maybe it’s a little busy…but in a totally fabulous way!

A proper fairy card needs loads of flowers and I think we have the perfect amount! I’ve also tucked in some ribbon and twine to fill in this arrangement.

Picking just the right chippies….

Adding sparkle to the stars with antique gold embossing powder then adding heat to set the powder.

The frame is finished with pink embossing powder that has just a bit of gold flake in it. It was a bit too large so I snipped it in half to fit the card perfectly.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Deco StarsFlourished Frame Lisa.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Pink Chevron Stripe on Twill.

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

Believe Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I’ve been a busy little bee creating loads of Christmas projects and I’ve fallen into a Victorian groove lately. Or at least this is my version of it. I think it’s the scripty font on sentiment die cut and the vintagy Santa.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

This combination of paper patterns reminds me of wall paper in a lovely old house in England. Not that I’ve ever been. Maybe someday. Travel goals.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 02

The chipboard window is finished to look very antique and has faux snow in the panes to look like a frosty Christmas scene.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 03

Holiday die cuts are layered here with spacers for depth and some have more of the “snow.”

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 04

A tiny number tag is clipped on to accent the window. All of the elements here are layered over a pretty die cut doily in crisp white.

Believe Frosty Window Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 05

Last but not least sparkly jingle bells, ribbon, and twine.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Believe Christmas Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Double Window Ornament

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Celery Plaid Ribbon, Ivory Burlap String

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G