Just wanted to pop in and share what I have up over at Amelia & Me Crafts today! Who does not love pop-up cards? Head over and check out mine and a few other too cute to spook pop up cards!
Tag Archives: My Pink Stamper
A is for Apple!
Hi all! Today is my last day of having my oldest be home with me before she heads off to the great and new world of Kindergarten! Sniff, Sniff! To
brown-nose kick off the year right, I decided to make her teacher a card to go along with all the “donations” of sanitize wipes, Kleenex, markers, and paper. Sheesh! I guess that is the new rite of passage that goes along with now being a mom of school-aged kiddos.
Here is a peek at what you can find up over at Jinger Adams today!
Thanks for sharing a piece of “they grow up so stinkin’ fast” pie with me
Congrats to a Musical Grad!
Happy Monday all! I can’t believe we are already in May and all that the month of May brings! Thankfully Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog’s challenge lines up with something I needed to scratch off my to-do list! Yay! It is a Graduation inspired project using at least ONE Cricut cut.
I busted out Everyday Pop-Up Cards and cut the cap at 4 inches. I then headed over to the Silhouette store and found some musical notes and cut them out at 1 1/2 inches. My nephew is graduating HS this month and he received the Louie Armstrong Jazz Award for all his accomplishments in music while he was at HS. This kid can play anything he picks up. Oh to have that talent!
I found some paper that had music terms from DCWV School Stack and followed the school colors for the cap using Papertreyink.com and DCWV Glitter Stack. I finished the cap using twine from The Twinery and some CANDi for the tassel and sentiment form My Pink Stamper retired collection with Close to My Heart Slate ink. I hit the notes with gold Sickles!
For the envelope, I just added some of the DCWV paper cutting it down to fit as an insert and punching the top with a MS punch. I scored the crease and used my ATG to have it stick inside the envelope! I think it adds a more personal feel to the whole project!
Easy breezy lemon squeezy yet it has a lot of personal touches. Now head over and LINK up your Graduation project using at least ONE Cricut project!
Thanks for sharing a piece of “love making personal cards” pie with me!
Thank You a Latte!
Over at DL. Art I decided to join my FIRST linky party thanks to my daily visit to Missy’s Blog (Quick Chick Design) and finding out that this even exists. It is called Thankful Thursday Challenge.
I made these gift card holders last week with the pre-k summer camp’s teachers my oldest is attending this summer. This was the first time in her four years of life, I ever did a drop-off with my kids. It was WAY harder on me and my youngest than my oldest on the first day of saying goodbye for a few hours. She was like, “See you later and don’t let the door hit you on the way out.”
Here teachers are amazing and I love them dearly and I wanted to just show them how my I appreciate them on the last day coming up in a few weeks!
You have a few days stills to join this challenge, and would a least go and check out the creations that have been submitted. There is a ton of talent and inspiration over there!
Thanks for sharing a piece of “a whole a latte thanks” pie with me!
Note- to create the back of the card to hold the gift card, I used the “flip feature for the layers and then only used adhesive along the edges of the bottom layer so the card could slide in. Also fits in an A2 sized envelope!
Cricut Cartridge: Love You A Latte (cut at 8 inches, hide steam using Design Studio) Damask Decor (butterfly cut at 2 inches layer 1)
Paper: Stampin’ Up and KCompany Design paper
Ribbon: Stampin’ Up
Ink: Close to My Heart Chocolate
Sentiment: K. Andrew Design – Coffee & Tea for You and Me and My Pink Stamper – Everyday Life
A Fun Challenge Card for a Special Green Thumb
I think I am liking this idea of participating in a weekly challenge since it MAKES me break away from what I have already cookin’ to just craft from my heart without it being under the confines of a “must do”project (even though I love crafting no matter what – right now I am up to my elbows in Hello Kitty party makin’ stuff for my almost 4-year-old).
Here is what I came up for the Challenge Me Monday #99 challenge from Fantabulous Cricut and the for the first time to participate in Die Cuttin’ Diva’s Challenge # 54 . I made this with someone in mind that will fit perfectly to who they are and what they have a true passion in doing . . . gardening! She is the type of person that can literally slap a piece off a piece of a plant in the ground and then step on it and walk away and it grows like nothing anyone has ever seen. She possesses the sixth sense of being a true green thumb. I can’t wait to give her this card, because everything that she plants blooms right where it was planted!
Thanks for sharing a piece of ” having fun with my crafty thumb for a green thumb” pie with me!
Cricut Cartridge: Walk in My Garden – Wheelbarrow cut at 2 inches – Garden tools cut at 1 1/2 inches.
Cuttlebug: Distressed Stripes
Paper: Die Cut with a View mini stacker – Harvest – Recollections Red and white cardstock
Ribbon Rosetts- (pre-made)
Baker’s Twine: Stampin’ Up
Glossy Accents (Clear and Black)
Stamps: My Pink Stamper – Everyday Life
Ink – Close to My Heart – Holiday Red
My First Monday Fantabulous Cricut Challenge – Fun with Puns
I found this blog, Fantabulous Cricut this past weekend and was actually challenged by this week’s challenge of making a card using a pun. I usually don’t gravitate towards using puns in my card making, so this posed a bit of a fun challenge. I had certain peeps in mind for this card and began to build a concept. I printed out the pun on card stock in a font that would most suit as a stamp at 14 pt Bradley font and for the word “hare” at 16 pt Bradley font.
This card is for two people who have been through the ringer with loss, illness and very surprising news these past few months. I hope this brings a smile to their faces when they open this card!
Thanks for coming and sharing a piece of “puny” pie with me.
Love You A Latte – teacup cut at 3.5 – teabag cut at 7 inches (the shadow cut)
Create A Critter – Rabbit cut at 2.5
Recollections – Berry Collection
Recollections – Red, and pink, white
Papertreyink- Spring Moss
Ink: White Gel Pen for stitching, Stampin’ Up Early Espresso for edging, Close to My Heart – Holiday Red for sentiment.
Sentiment – My Pink Stamper – Itty-bitty-licious
Glitter – Recollections Chunky Glitter – raspberry
Glossy Accents for nose and cheeks
Baker’s Twine – Berries and Cream from My Craft Spot
Taking Time for a Dear Friend!
I am in deep with Christmas project mode and I got a call from a friend that needed some help for making some last-minute thank you tags for a party she is throwing this week. It is going to be a very special and elegant party so I did a few samples for her and this is what we came up with. Thankfully they are done and in the safety of her hands and I am back onto Christmas crafty crazy!
Thanks for coming hand sharing a piece of “keeping your friends priority” pie with me.
Cricut Cartridge: Storybook cut at 2 inches. The card base was cut to business card size of 2 inches high and 3.5 inches long.
Cuttlebug – Embossing Folder Musical Flourish
Paper- belive it or not all scrap! Yay!
Stamp: My Pink Stamper – Everyday Life
Ink: Stampin’ Up Classic Black
Ribbon: Celebrate It wire red 1 inch
Candy Canes and Caroling!
My oldest is in a co-op preschool where we are going to go caroling at a little coffee shop next Tuesday. I offered making the 4 – dozen candy cane Holiday salutations for the kiddos to pass out.
Thanks for coming and sharing a piece of “jingle all the way” pie with me!
Cricut Cartridge: Winter Frolic cut at 1 3/4
Paper: scrap I had on hand – I am trying to use all my scrap from the year.
Ribbon scrap I had on hand
Stamp: My Pink Stamper’s – Christmas Wishes
Ink: Stampin’ Up Early Espresso
Stickles – X-mas Red