27 July 2011

1, 2, 3

I've been thinking a lot lately about kids and baby cards, probably because I have two honorary nephews with two more on the way. And they're all boys! Right now I'm working on a pair of baby cards but while searching for inspiration I found this card in the archives (ie. in one of my storage boxes) and I've put it aside for future use. It's an oldie but a goodie!

Paper - Carolee's Creations
Card - Canson
Embellishments - K&Company epoxy sticker, Prima flowers, flower sequins, pearls, gingham ribbon
Other - sewing needle, emboidery thread

22 July 2011

The Pace of Nature

Still making tags! Here's another idea for a quick, all-purpose tag. And best of all, you can use some of those scraps and off-cuts you've been saving to make it :-)

Stamp - Darkroom Door (text)
Ink - Brilliance graphite black
Paper - Basic GreyCard - Bazzill
Embellishments - Collections butterfly print, Kaisercraft pearl, Kaisercraft rhinestone, satin ribbon
Other - hole punch

09 July 2011


I have a backlog of tags to share with you. This particular tag is from the batch I made last year but I'm working on a new lot now, a Christmas present for my friend Amy. I hope to make 50 or so by December, which sounds like a lot but making a few at a time, when you've got materials out for other projects, isn't so bad. I've made 18 and counting!

Paper - Collections, K&Company
Embellishments - Collections circle word, Collections clip art, ribbon
Other - antique brass jump ring, pliers, hole punch, sandpaper

06 July 2011

Happy Birthday

Here's a card I made for my friend's 60th birthday. I wanted to do something a bit fun so I made an owl - covered in hot pink glitter (what else?!) - the centrepiece of the card. Bawhahahahaha! I especially like how the black flourish sticker resembles a tree branch (I was too lazy to venture outside and forage for a good-looking stick). The little cluster of candy-coloured flowers with their pearl centres look fun too. Very happy with this one!

Stamp - Inkadinkado (text)
Ink - Brilliance graphite black
Paper - Daisy D's, Basic Grey
Card - Bazzill
Embellishments - Prima flowers, Kaisercraft pearls, Kaisercraft rhinestones, American Crafts ribbon, Collections chipboard owl, Sticko black flourish sticker, button
Other - embroidery thread, sewing needle, pink glitter glue


01 July 2011

Mr. Mouse

Here is the birthday card to match the one in this post. As I mentioned previously, I struggled with this second card and ended up using a similar lay-out and colour scheme; even the embellishments are similar! What can I say. Twins! I see a lot of similar card-making conundrums in my future :-)

Ink - Versa Magic agean blue
Paper - GCD Studios, assorted blue and cream off-cuts
Card - Bazzill, kraft
Embellishments - Blue Cardigan clip art, Carolee's Creations alphabet stickers, Kaisercraft rhinestones, Pebbles Inc. number sticker, green paper leaves, buttons, wood-cut heart, white twill, ribbon, lace daisy chain trim
Other - embroidery thread, sewing needle