Love, Uncategorized, Wedding

CYCI108 Challenge -Simple, Elegant Wedding Card

I played along with the Can You Case It Challenge 108 this week! The sketch is so simple and I loved it! Do you ever have a picture of a card in your head…but then you create it and you’re like, “Well, that didn’t turn out like I thought it would”…yeah me too. However, this card was different! I LOVE the way it turned out! It’s simple and elegant.

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I used the February Paper Pumpkin kit, Hello Sunshine. SUCH a fun kit! One of Stampin’ Up’s best! I just added some Blushing Bride card stock, Basic Black card stock, It’s My Party design paper and washi tape. I used the mini heart punch from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch pack and punched out a little heart from the excess gold foil adhesive sheet from the kit! I also punched a Blushing Bride glimmer paper one. So cute! This is the perfect wedding card…now who’s getting married this year?? 😉

Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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And here are the products I used for this card: (One thing though, if you get the refill Paper Pumpkin kit, it will not have a stamp set or ink – but that’s OK, you can use ANY stamps you have!)

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Birthday, Celebration, Uncategorized

Mojo Monday #435 – It’s My Party Birthday Card

Hi Everyone!

A new week has gone and that means it’s time for another Mojo Monday sketch challenge!

Julee over at Mojo created a fun panel sketch for us to play with. You should play along too and use up some of your stash! 😉 If you haven’t played in challenges before and you’re not sure what to do, just send me an email and I’ll help you through it! They are fun and sometimes there’s even a contest to win prizes! 🙂

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I used the It’s My Party design paper stack for this card. This paper pad is such a great deal! You get 48 – 12″x 12″ sheets of design paper for $26.00. That’s only $0.54/sheet! You need this paper, it’s so cute and has some great designs! Plus there is a whole slough of It’s My Party products to coordinate with this lovely paper.

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I made this card for my awesome husband. He’ll only be 33 in a couple weeks! (wish I was still in my 30’s!) Maybe then I’d have enough energy to chase my toddlers around lol!

I used the Party with Cake clear mount stamp set for this card and the Number of Years bundle (has stamp set and framelits!). The panels of design paper are cut at 2″ x 4″. The center Mint Macaron square is 3-1/4″ x 3-1/2″. The Whisper White square is 3″ x 3-1/4″.  I also used a hint of the  clear Wink of Stella on the numbers, can you see the shimmer below? I just LOVE this stuff!

The ink pads I used for stamping:

  • Basic Black Archival
  • Melon Mambo
  • Mint Macaron
  • Crushed Curry

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Thanks for stopping by and I hope you get to do something crafty today!

Charlene 🙂

Birthday, Celebration, Uncategorized

Stampin Up Party with Cake – Birthday or Celebration Card

Hi Everyone!

I just wanted to share this quick card I made using the Party with Cake and Timeless Textures stamp sets. My inspiration for this card was in the Occasions catalog on page 3! I love using the beautiful designs by Stampin Up and then modifying them how I like.

Ok, I cannot say how much I love this Timeless Textures stamp set. You need it. It’s super versatile and makes the coolest images. You can make your own background, decorate a box, make “coffee under your cup table stains”, rain, snow, or even confetti like I did here! Plus way more fun designs! tmp_2375-PhotoGrid_1454778769414-1174672854

I love how the washi tape almost looks like design paper here. I cut the whisper white to 3-3/4″ x 5-1/2″ so you could really see the edges. After I stamped and embellished how I wanted it, I used dimensionals to pop it up. I also used a white card base cut at 5-1/2 x 8-1/2″ and scored down the middle.

The It’s My Party enamel dots are SO so cute! Love! I love to put them on like confetti! Such a sweet pop of color! I stapled on my twine using our mini stapler.

You can purchase any of the products shown from my online store HERE. Some of my favorites are the Timeless Textures stamp set, the It’s my Party Washi Tape and the It’s My Party enamel dots. Oh, can’t forget the Party with Cake stamp set too!

Thanks for stopping by!

Charlene 🙂