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Sunday, October 24, 2010

This card has a base of 5x7 white cardstock.  The paper is Stampin Up Rockabilly.  Both pieces of the patterened paper are cut at 2 3/4x6 3/4.  A strip of Stampin Up Kiwi Kiss is cut with Papertrey Ink Lace Border die and adhered to the seam, vertically.  A piece of dotted Rockabilly paper was cut with PTI Mat Stack 4 and layered with PTI Fillable Frame 4.  The Hero Arts sentiment was stamped with Stampin UP Kiwi Kiss ink.  That piece was adhered to the bottom of the card with pop dots.  A "scrunch flower" was made with dark red cardstock and a WalMart pearl.  Simple layout with pretty paper.
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Thursday, October 21, 2010

I have posted this exact card layout before, but this one is softer and I think really pretty.  It is Basic Grey Capella paper.  The card base is 5x7 white cardstock.  The patterned paper is cut at 4 3/4 x 6 and the solid is 4 3/4 x 1 1/2.  A strip of the solid was die cut with Papertrey Ink Lace border die, and glued at the seam.  PTI Mat Stack I was used to cut the solid mat and a white oval is stamped with a Hero Arts image in Stampin Up Basic Grey.  A "scrunch flower" made with vintage book print and a green pearl is at the top.  2 clear-ish buttons are threaded with button twine and placed on either side of the mat. A 1x4 3/4" strip of the solid paper is adhered to the center of the card.  A simple card.  This layout is one I use over and over.
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Monday, October 18, 2010


One of the blogs I frequent is Obsessed with Scrapbooking.  Joy is awesome!  She is "plugged-into" Provo Craft and gets cartridges and info ahead of time.  Lots of great techniques are shown on her blog.  She posted one today on adhesives, Here .  If I had written this article, it would have been the same, with one exception.   I get my refills for my ATG gun at The Tape Depot, Here  The refill I get is ATG-7502, and it is a lot cheaper then at the store or Amazon.  I bought a case so I won't be buying for a while, I hope!   I LOVE my ATG gun.  It does not get lost on your workspace.  The Scotch quick dry is also awesome.  I have used it for years.  Finally, I rarely make a card without using some form of pop dots.  They ROCK!  There is nothing more boring than a flat, one-dimensional card.
If you struggle at all with adhesives, I hope this will help
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Saturday, October 16, 2010

This was a fun card to make.  The picture does not do it justice (don't tell Colin ;) !)  The base is 5x7 white cardstock.  I trimmed 1 1/4 off the front right edge.  I adhered a 1x6 3/4 strip of the circle paper on the back right edge.  For the front I took a piece of white cardstock  3 3/4x3 1/2 and ran it through a Cuttlebug folder Dot's and Spots.  A piece of the circle paper was cut to the same size was adhered to the white piece.  The dotted ribbon, Hobby Lobby, was tied  in a knot around the seam.  The adorable Bird Cage is a Cricut cut, From the Nest.  It is cut at 2 1/2" and is adhered with pop dots.  The circle paper is American Crafts.  I love how all of the elements coordinate.  It is all dotted or circles!
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Monday, October 11, 2010

I have posted a card very much like this one before.  But I had to post this one becaues my sweet 16 year old son, Colin, who take most of my pictures, took this one, and I think it is an awesome picture.  My husband bought a new camers for each others 24th Anniversary.  He thought I needed a better camera for my pictures for my blog.  The base is 4 1/ x5 1/2 white cardstock.  The mat is 4x5 1/4 from a DCWV paper stack.  The cream PTI spiral notebook page is stamped in Dark Chocolate ink with the PTI Its Official order ticket.  It is layered with a manila shipping tag, a piece of cork paper stamped with PTI Dark Chocolate ink using Its Official Bingo card stamp, an old playplace ticket with a vintage felt flower from PTI Beautiful Blooms II die.  A minature yellow clothespin is clipped to the tag.  The card is simple, but interesting.  Colin says he doesn't see what all of the items have in common!  Boys!  They just don't get it!  But he does take great pictures!  Don't 'ya think!!
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Thursday, October 7, 2010

This card is 5x7 white cardstock base.  The patterned paper is from Me &My Big Ideas, Journey stack.  It is cut at 4 3/4x 6 3/4.  A piece of rustic cream Papertrey Ink cardstock was cut with spiral notebook page die and stamped the Order Ticket with Dark Chocolate PTI.  I took a piece of cork "paper" and stamped the PTI Bingo card from It's Official.  I also used Dark Chocolate ink and cut it out.  Finally cream card stock was cut with Just the Ticket border punch and stamped with the Admit One Ticket.  All of these embellishments were stacked, wrapped with button twine and adhered with pop dots.  Cute, huh?  Finally, I took PTI Mat Stack I and cut the paper in an area that has the No. print and layered it with pop dots.  Oh, I stamped Get Well Soon at the top of the notebook paper piece with Dark Chocolate.  This Me and My Big Ideas paper is soooo cute!
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Ok!  This is one of my favorite cards that I have made.  The base is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 white cardstock.  The patterned paper mat is 4x 5 1/4.  The green cardstock mat is Stampin Up Kiwi Kiss cut at 2x4 and has a 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 piece of book print from a vintage book layered on it.  The flower is made from a 2"scallop circle punch.  I cut 5 circles and folded 4 of them and adhered them on top of the 5th circle.  A pink and a smaller cream button were threaded with black button twine and adhered to the center of the flower.  A small brass lady bug was adhered with a pop dot.  The Kiwi Kiss ticket was cut with Cricut Wall Decor and More at 2" and is layered on pop dots.  I LOVE that ticket.  They are such a hot embellishment right now and this one is just a little different.
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

This card has 5x7 white cardstock as a base.  The 4 3/4 x 6  and 4 3/4 x 1 1/2 pieces of Cosmo Cricket Delovely paper have a strip of the paper cut with PTI lace border die adhered at the seam.  A strip of paper 4 3/4 x 1 1/4 is adhered across the center and a piece of the same pattern is cut with PTI Mat Stack I.  A white oval is stamped with PTI Raspberry Fizz ink.  2 Raspberry Fizz buttons are threaded with button twine and glued on either side.  A Hot Pink "scrunch" flower with a pink pearl is added to the top.
The colors are really pretty on this Cosmo Cricket paper.
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Monday, October 4, 2010

This card is similat to one I posted in the past, but different!  The base is 4 1/4x5 1/2 white cardstock.  A 4x2 3/4 piece of Papertrey Ink GreenTea Leaves is adhered to a piece the same size of PTI Dark Chocolate Cardstock.  A PTI New Leaf strip of cardstock was cut with PTI Eyelet border and adhered at the seam.  I bought a stack of Basic Grey Basic White paper.  The cover sheet was a montage of all of the patterens.  I took it and my PTI Spiral Notebook page die and cut the main embellishment.  The ticket layered on top of that is "semi-vintage".  It is an old ticket from a playplace my kids used to go to when they were little, so about 15+ years old.  Vintage in my books!  I layered a "vintage felt flower cut with PTI Beautiful Blooms II and sewn on with a small pearl.  I wraped several turns of button twin aroun the page and adhered it with pop dots.  The Stampin Up sentiment was stamped on white cardstock cut with PTI Fillable Frames 4.
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Sunday, October 3, 2010

This is a simple, cute card.  The card base is 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 white cardstock.  A 4x5 1/4 red mat has a 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 piece of handmade paper adhered to a grid note card cut to the same size.  Both pieces of paper had the edges swiped with tea dye ink.  A piece of red ribbon wans tied in a knot and adhered at the seam.  A scrunch flower was made with the handmade paper.  You cannot see it very well, but drops of glassy accents were put all over the flower and it was coated with Diamond Dust (crushed glass).  A WalMart pearl was put in the center of the flower.  A strip of white cardstock was stamped with a Hero Arts birthday sentiment stamped in Pure Poppy Papertrey Ink, ink!  It too was edged with tea dye And mounted on pop dots.  Look closely too see the diamond dust it is really pretty.
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