Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Friends for life...

Today I would like to share with you a little card I created featuring a few of my favorite things...

Products used:
McGill Dimensional Bird and Tree punches
Kraft Cardstock
Corrugated Cardstock
Core'dinations Glittered Cardstock
Websters Pattern Paper
Making Memories banner
MS mini Pearls
Ribbon

I love creating cards and using my dimensional punches from McGill.  They often add that little something that is needed.  The flowers on the bottom of the bird cage were created with the McGill dimensional tree punch.  I punched out 15 of the little flowers in the punch.  I used my McGill Tool kit and molding mat to cup 10 of the little flowers making sure to cup 5 of the 10 a bit more then the others . I then layered the flowers with a flat one on the bottom and a cupped one in the middle and putting another more cupped one on top.  Then added a Martha Stewart mini pearl to the centers of each of the flowers.  I lined them up where the holes where at the bottom of my birdcage.  Of course I had to add the 2 little birds to the birdcage.  The birds were punched from the McGill dimensional bird punch and I just swapped out each of the birds wings with the others to add character.  I love Kraft paper and often use it for the base of my cards.  I don't know but there is just something about the paper that I just have to use it.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

A new card and giveaway info...

Today I would like to share with you a little card that I created with the amazing Dimensional Bird punch by McGill Inc.  I so love working with these punches and I love the fact that they punch like butter.

Products used:
McGill Inc Paper Punches (dimensional bird and tree)
McGill Inc Tool kit and Molding Mat
Kraft Cardstock
Couture Cardstock (blue)
October Afternoon Pattern Paper
Jenny Bowlin Die Cut scalloped circle
Heidi Swapp Circle journaling spot
Queen and Company Pearls
Prima Gem
Colorbox Ink "taffy"
Foam pop dots

Now after you leave a comment here and if you love the little bird then be sure to hop on over to the McGill blog and leave a comment to be entered into the drawing.  You can leave a comment each day on a new post to be entered.  If you follow the McGill Blog and or Facebook then let them know and you will be entered in again.  If you follow my blog and or any of the other designers blog you can be entered in once for each designer you follow.  Be sure to let them know I sent ya...   Goodluck.

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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Summer Smiles

The weather has been amazing the past few days and it really got me so excited about summer.  Even though my children aren't out of school till June 23rd.  I am gonna enjoy my days alone in the sun... I love the warm weather and especially NO rain. lol  Living in the Seattle area it's always raining so when we get a stretch of a couple days with no rain it's the best thing. lol

So in honor of our sunny days I created this card...

Products used:
Kraft Cardstock
MME Pattern Paper
Unity Stamps
Tombow Markers
Spellbinders Labels one die
Colorbox creamy brown ink
Staz-on Black ink

Thanks so much for checking out my blog today.  If you like it please sign up to be a follow.  I love all comments so feel free to leave one.  Till tomorrow.  Happy Crafting.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Bloom where your planted. I love that sentiment...

Today I would like to share with you a card that I created for McGill.  It features the floral rose.  I swear who would of thought you can create flowers like this with paper and punches.  If you like the rose and are planning on attending CHA I will be teaching the McGill 2 hour flower workshop and this flower is on the list of flowers in the class.  There is a waiting list for the class but sign up for the waiting list as we will be adding more spaces in the class or maybe a 2nd class.

Products used:
McGill Paper Blossom Punches, Tool Kit, Molding Mat
Bazzill Cardstock
Core-dinations Cardstock
Heidi Grace Pattern Paper and Sticker
Satin Ribbon

For complete instructions and how to create the rose be sure to check out the McGill blog and if ya leave a comment please let them know I sent ya.  They are always sending out RAK's so who knows maybe you could be next. 

Ok so lets move on to the winner of my handmade flower giveaway...

Mary Jo said...
That flower is absolutely beautiful~
Till next time,  Happy Crafting.

Mary Jo please send me your snail mail addy at elisak12@gmail.com

Till next time....  Happy Crafting.

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