Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Shabby Chic personalised wall decor

As a crafty person I always liked to give and to get handmade gifts for any occasion.
I much rather putting time and money towards something that is not molded plastic.
Now that my daughter, Luna, is 7 and most of the birthdays we go are of girls around this age, I'm happy to share the preparation with her. It's fun to make and fun to give.

Frame - Michaels 5" x 7"
Patterned paper - The girl's paperie - Kitch, Peper Girl
Butterfly pattern paper - Basic Grey - Picadilly 6x6 stack
Card stock - Pink, Brown
Buttons - Vintage buttons
Flower - Recollection
Half pearls embellishments - Recollection
Ribbon - Seam Binding pale pink, satin 1/4" pink
Ink - G Studio - Chalks - pink, light brown
Adhesive - Glue dots, 3m ATG gun
Die cuts - Cricut -
Boarder - Elegant cake art Cartridge by Martha Stewart
Font - Hannah Montana Cartridge - Standard - 0.875"
Butterfly - Give a hoot Cartridge at 1.875"
White Pen - Inkssentials

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Birthday Card - Using Cricut Give A Hoot Cartridge

I love this card! I made it to my friend Laura, for her birthday.
I had no time to make something from scratch and I had this little guy ready to go in one of my boxes. I cut him when I first got the Give A Hoot cart and thought that he is the cutest Buddy over there. I cut few acorns alons with him and used them as well on the card as you can see in the pictures below.
The pattern paper is from K&Company Sweet Nectar stack - I love this stack, it's so colorful and happy, very springy. The colorful ribbon was found hiding in my ribbons box. Stamps - Make a wish - Studio G, Thinking Of You - Inkadinkado #98780.

SO, one acorn was used as a stamp - which I thought was a great Idea, as my friend Laura, is working at the post Office - where I visit daily.           

Inside the card I embellished with another acorn, stamped Happy Birthday and wrought my sentiment. Easy...


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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Basic Grey - February born step mother in law birthday card

My beloved step mother in law just celebrated her birthday last month. Her birthstone is Amethyst, so she is basically a purple lover.
I dug in my paper boxes and found this super pretty Basic Grey pattern paper that was the inspiration for the whole card. I <3 Basic Grey!!!
The flower was cut with Cricut using Spring Fever Seasonal Cart. Recollection Happy Birthday Stamp. Purple ribbon and purple blings. I doodled around, inking around and  Tadammmm...
She, off course, was thrilled to receive it with the kids pictures to her mailbox

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Cricut Cup Cake Birthday Card

It's birthday time again...
As a mother for three little ones we have lots of reasons to keep cut these cute and yummy cupcakes. This time I used a cream card base, brown embossed cardstock (Cuttlebug Polka Dots Embossing File), Cupcake die is from my favorite Cricut Cartridge - Straight From The Nest. I used a pink cardstock for the shadow, Polka Dots Pattern paper from DCWV stack - the Celebration stack. The cupcake top is magenta cardstock that I sticklled. And of course red cherry on top.
I used Martha Stewart Crafts paper tape - Modern Festive Paper Tape - Polka Dots.
Happy Birthday stamp - Recollections 5 stamps pack.
Twine - De Nami Design - turquoise and white.
I inked all pieces with pink or light brown pigment inks that I have.

Keep cutting...

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