Posts Tagged ‘patterned paper’

PostDateIcon August 15th, 2012 | No Comments

Hi Crafty Friends! I’m excited to share my DT card with you today. I made this for Cricut Cardz Challenge #114. The theme this week is “Critter Cuties”. Make a card using a “critter” (dog, cat, cow, chicken, duck, horse, etc.) from any cartridge(s), and using any colors or theme you’d like.

I made this kids birthday card using the Create A Critter cartridge. I cut the dog, party hat and the balloon out using CAC. For extra fun I added fringe, glitter and a rhinestone to the party hat. I stamped on the balloon using a dollar stamp and then tied it with thread to the dogs tail. Then I popped all three up on foam adhesive. To add interest to the plain card base I used a strip of patterned paper and stamped the birthday sentiment. Last but not least, I added Crystal Effects to give him a little wet nose! I hope you like this card and be sure to join us at CardzTv!

I love this little doggie! He's so happy and cute!

I added Crystal Effects to give him a little wet nose.

Thanks for coming by and I hope to see your Critter Cuties! 🙂

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PostDateIcon February 15th, 2012 | No Comments

Hi Crafty Friends! How are you? I hope everyone is having a good week! Today is the start of Cricut Cardz Challenge #102. The theme this week is “A Stitch in Time”,  make a card for any occasion using real or faux stitching and use any cartridges or colors you’d like.

I hope you join us this week and let me know what you think of my card! I used a Greeting Farm digi and frames from the Just Because Cards cartridge.

I really love the soft colors and layered frame.

I think she is so sweet. I used Copic markers to color her and I added pink rhinestones to her hair.

 

Thank you for coming by and checking out my card! I look forward to seeing your cards for this challenge!

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PostDateIcon February 1st, 2012 | No Comments

Happy February Crafty Friends! It’s time to start making Valentine’s cards for your loved ones! Today is Cricut Cardz Challenge #101. The theme this week is, “Be My Valentine!”. All you gotta do is make a card for Valentine’s Day, using any cartridge(s) and using any colors you’d like. You’ll definitely want to enter because there is a fun prize that goes to one random winner! Alright here’s my Valentine’s card, I hope you like!

I used Create A Critter to cut the little turtle. Isn't she the cutest?!

This is the perfect Valentine's card for that extra special someone!

 

Supplies:

Here are some of the supplies for this project. Items not shown - Create a Critter cartridge, Recollections cardstock and All Season Stack.

Thank you so much for taking the time to come by! I look forward to seeing all your fabulous Valentine cards!

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PostDateIcon June 8th, 2011 | No Comments

Good Morning Crafty Friends! I hope everyone is having an excellent week. Today marks the start of Cricut Cardz Challenge #78. This weeks challenge is to make a Wedding Card. You can use any cartridges and colors that you’d like.

This is the first wedding card that I’ve made using my new Sweethearts cartridge. I really love the Bride and Groom and knew I had to use them! I thought the Gate Fold would be perfect for this card. Check out the pictures below and let me know what you think!

 

I love how the Bride and Groom are facing each other. The Gate Fold allows the card to open in the center to reveal the sentiment & handwritten note.

 

I think this is a really adorable Cricut cut. I used my Swiss Dots embossing folder to add some interest to her dress.

 

The sentiment and rings are from BasicGrey

 

Card Recipe:

  • Cartridge – Sweethearts
  • Heart Patterned Paper – Costco
  • Stamps – BasicGrey
  • Copic Markers
  • Flower Jewels – Heidi Swapp
  • CuttleBug Embossing Folder – Swiss Dots
  • Perfect Pearls in Perfect Pearl – Applied to dress
  • Vellum – Veil (handcut)

 

I hope you liked this card and find it inspiring! Be sure to head on over to CCC and enter your card! You never know you just might be randomly picked to win the monthly prize!

 

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PostDateIcon April 28th, 2011 | No Comments

Hi Crafty Friends! Today’s card is my Design Team card for Cricut Cardz Challenge #72. This weeks challenge is to make a Mother’s Day card using the card feature and a flower image from any cartridge. You can also use any colors you’d like. I hope you like my card and please come on over to CCC and play along with us!

I think this is the most patterend paper I've used on a card ... ever!

Lot's of dimension and color!

 

Card Recipe:

  • Cartridge – Smiley Card (Card Feature), Create A Critter (Flower & Top Note)
  • Punch – Martha Stewart Monarch Butterfly
  • Sentiment Stamp – Inkadinkado
  • Patterned Paper – Making Memories English Garden, K & Company Lovely
  • Distress Inks – Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Vintage Photo, Fired Brick
  • Pearls and Gems – Recollections
  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz Distress Tool

 

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PostDateIcon November 6th, 2010 | No Comments

Welcome to Ruthie’s Banner Blog Hop! I know all of you are having a blast and getting inspired this morning. This Hop has so many super talented and creative ladies in it. Thank you to our Hop hostess Ruthie for hosting another fun Hop!

If this is your first time to my blog, I want to say hello and I hope you’ll enjoy your stay. If you have landed here by way of MoMo’s blog you are in the right place. If you get lost along the way or came across this post by chance, please click here to start at the beginning of the Hop.

Ok, let’s get started! I’m very excited to share with you my Christmas 2010 Banner! This is the first banner I have ever made. I really love how this turned out and think it makes a really cute decoration piece. Each banner piece was cut into the shape of a Christmas ornament and hung with gold cord onto gold ribbon. I decided to have each ornament represent a Christmas theme or scene instead of spelling out a word. I thought this was a fun twist on the traditional banner.

Christmas 2010 Banner!

Poinsettia's just say Christmas!

"Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night."

All bundled up!

"Now Dash Away! Dash Away! Dash Away All!"

Christmas Morning!!!

Here's a closer look at each of the ornaments.

Here’s a list of products I used on this project:

The Cricut cartridge Christmas (digital download) was used to cut the Ornament & the House, Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge was used to cut the Christmas tree. Sure-Cuts-A-Lot was used to cut the poinsettia’s and the reindeer.  I decorated the ornaments with, Peppermint forest patterned paper, gold bead trim from Joann’s, gold embossing powder, Distress Inks in Fired Brick & Broken China, pigment ink, Martha Stewart snowflake punches, Swiss Dots embossing folder, Scribbles iridescent gold paint, DecoArt Snow Writer, DecoArt Glamour Dust, gems, flock (it’s on the teddy bear), The Greeting Farm, Inkadinkado and Martha Stewart stamps. If I have left anything out or if you have any questions, please let me know. You can also email your questions to primpedinpaper@gmail.com

Thank you very much for hopping with all of us today! Before I send you onto your next stop, I have some Blog Candy!!! I’d like to giveaway a set of Pearlescent watercolors.

Yayyy! Blog Candy!!!

For your chance to win, just leave me a comment telling me which ornament on my banner is your favorite! Winner will be posted on Monday November 8th. As for me, I like something from each of them but I especially love the little animals and snowman all bundled up in the snow.

So now it’s time for you to hop on over to the sweet and talented Sarah! Just click the button below and you’ll be taken to her blog. Thanks again for hoppin’, have a wonderful day!

Go Ducks! Any Oregon Duck fans out there today??

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PostDateIcon September 29th, 2010 | No Comments

Hello! Today I’m sharing with you my DT card for Cricut Cardz Challenge #44. This weeks challenge is to make a Z-Fold card for Halloween. You can use any carts and colors you’d like! This was a fun card to make. I did keep it simple but I think it turned out pretty darn cute.

I used iridescent vellum paper to cut the ghost. I cut him at 4 inches using my Paper Doll Dress Up cart. To cut the word BOO, I used SCAL. I used my Creative Memories wavy cutter to cut the top of the card. The edges are stamped with a spider web stamp from Inkadinkado and embossed with iridescent ice from Stampin Up. The pattern paper is from Recollections and Target. Both of these papers are from last years Halloween collections. The ghost and pumpkin on the patterned paper are popped up using pop-dots. The orange cardstock on the inside of the card has been distressed using Tim Holtz’s paper distresser and inked with pigment inks. Stamping on the inside of the card is also from Inkadinkado. To complete the card I added white stitching around the ghost and the lettering.

To see a video describing it in detail click here to be taken to my youtube page.

I hope you can join in on the fun at CCC! We can’t wait to see your cards! Have a wonderful week and thanks again for stopping by.

I also entered this card into challenges at Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays and Fantabulous Cricut. Both challenges required us to use real or faux stitching. Check out all of these challenge sites they are each a lot of fun!

View of the card when it's closed.

Card opens to reveal some spooky fun and a place for your personal message.

The little ghost and pumpkin are pop-dotted for some extra dimension.

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