Today’s card (4-12)

Hi, everyone!

Dropping by today to share a card created with one of Paper Smooches’ new crafting dies. I’m just so excited to send this card to one of my stamping friends.

A handmade "Missing You" card by Teri | Created with Paper Smooches stamps & dies

The flowers were created with the new Stemmed Rose Dies. Rather than doing a bunch of paper piecing and all, I cut them from white cardstock and then used my markers to add a little color to them. It is kind of a tedious task with thin, intricate dies, but I think the results are almost always stunning.

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Now, this card has a fun little twist. The die set comes with a mat die. Rather than matting the flowers onto mats, I used the mat die to cut a window out out of the front of the card. I placed one of the flowers inside the card, right so you could see it through the window.

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One thing I did on the front of the card, to make the flowers stand out on it, was I opened it and sponging a little blue ink onto it. I did it softly, over and over in a circle. I also added a sentiment (perfect for my stamping friend) from the Fun & Flirty stamp set.

To finish things off, I added couple sequins. They are always a nice, fairly flat, way of finishing a card.

Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be back again later, gators.

PS. Don’t miss this post I shared over the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog recently! It shows a fun way to use foil to make a wedding card!

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A (Super) Awesome Card Set

Hi, friends!

I’m up on the blog for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L today, sharing this fun little card set.

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I had so much fun making this. Not often you get to go clean and graphic when adding a little bit of glitz with foil and flock. 🙂 But I did…. and, man, it was fun!

Swing by their blog for the scoop on making a set like it. I’ve also got a few tips for adhering down teeny, tiny words (like the Awesome word my cards). They’ve got the perfect adhesives for that. Oh yes, and there are tips for using adhesives with foil and flock too.

Hope you will check out the post!

See you again soon, friends.

A Cool Card for Summer

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Hi, gang!

I’m super excited to be joining the folks from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and Paper House Productions for a blog co-hop that’s been happening all week!

I am sharing a card perfect for Summer on the blog for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L!

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Check it for a better look and for some tips for using Crafty Foam Tape with patterned paper, as well as some additional tips for using other products from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L with the Sundrenched collection from Paper House Productions. (Hint FAUX brads… they are so cool… and easy to make!)

To see the project with my post, go here. To see all the posts on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog, go here to start with Day 1’s post! (And, trust me, when I saw you are going to want to check each day’s posts out! Awesome projects + some great giveaways!)

Be back again soon!