Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Happy Birthday Tag Topper Punch Card

Today is my DT, Linda Anderson's Birthday!  May the year ahead be full of blessings, happiness and new crafting supplies *Ü*  

Here's a Tag Topper Punch card I made - hopefully it arrived in her mailbox :) 

I followed a tutorial for this card HERE (except had to change to inches)

For the inside I digitally colored this "Bouquet For You" digi, printed and fussy cut around it.  

The Tag Topper Punch is by SU! 

Stop by Linda's Blog to wish her a happy day!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Happy Anniversary Mom & Dad

Here's another large Double Display card, this time for my parent's anniversary.   They were both wowed and loved it.  (sorry for the blury photos.  I don't have my lighting studio set up right now)

Thanks again to Amanda at The Craft Spa for her awesome tutorials.  :) 

here's the back...

Saturday, August 15, 2015

A Wedding Concertina Card

I took a li'l time off from painting trim boards today (we're getting the outside of our house ready to paint) but it got so hot this afternoon I needed a breather in my nice air-conditioned house.  :)  So I popped over to one of my new favorite blogs, Amanda's to find this gorgeous Concertina Card and tutorial.  I've never made one before this, but since my husband's nephew is getting married in a few weeks, I thought it would make a nice wedding card so I gave it a go!

This might look a li'l Christmasy, now that I'm looking at pictures of it, LOL.  Didn't mean to do that, but the paper was kinda vintagey and floral, so I went with it.  For the front I brought out my old Monogram set, I can't even remember who gave it to me, but it's perfect for wedding or invitation type cards.  Amanda used the SU! Tag Topper Punch, but since I didn't have one I faked it by using Spellbinders Labels 14 and only running it through part way and then I used an SU! horizontal punch thingy that cut it out for the ribbon.  The inside letters are from older SU! stamp sets, I'm sure they're discontinued by now - sorry.  and the li'l butterflies are from SU!'s Sizzlets and a MS punch.  Here's a few piccies...

This style card can be folded like the above to fit into an envelope, or... like this for giving in person. 
The ivory crinkle ribbon was a gift from my friend, Diane Noble who hand-dyed/crinkled them!

it's so hard to get good pics since it's sooo wide, so I took a couple up close shots as well...

not sure you can see it, but I added some doodling around inside of each white layer with a clear jellyroll pen.  When the light hits it, it looks gold.  really pretty, just hard to photograph :) 

Pop on over to Amanda's and find a new tutorial to try - she's got lots!! :)  

Thanks for visiting. xx