A Rainbow Card + a Window Card to See

Hi there, friends!

I’m back with another card to share with you.

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This card was quick to put together… and a lot of fun too!

To make the “rainbow”, I cut two sunray backgrounds from white cardstock with the Lawn Fawn die. I set one on my craft table and set the other (temporarily) on my card. Then I used that one as a guide to add the rainbow rays to the card with my colored pencils.

Once I  had the rainbow completed, I adhere the second sun panel to the card. (I kept that first panel so I could make more cards  like this one later.)

A rainbow card created by Teri | terisplace.wordpress.com

Then I stamped a sentiment from the Encouraging Greetings stamp set from Pretty Pink Posh on a strip of cardstock. I added a little bit of thread underneath it and then added it to my card.

This card is fine as it is, but you could always kick it up a notch if you wanted to. Just add sequins or crystal drops to the “rainbow” rays. Gems would be cool too.

Looking for even more card inspiration? Be sure to check this post out on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog! I’ve put together 3 window cards for the post. You’ll get the scoop, plus lots of tips to use adhesives in out-of-the-box ways.

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I hope you will check it out. Thanks, as always, for stopping by!

Today’s Card: Praying for You

Hi, friends!

Back again with another card to share with you. Today’s card features an encouragement card that came together quickly with the help of a stencil and a few basic supplies.

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I created the background for this card with the Leaves stencil from Pretty Pink Posh. I have been on a bit of a stencil kick lately, and, when I saw that stencil, I knew I had to make a card with it. Such a fun one.

I stenciled the pattern right onto the card directly with Distress Oxide Ink pads and a makeup brush from Daiso. I love how bold the Distress Oxide Inks are and how well they blend together.

To keep the card from being really boring with just an inked background, I added a few dots with white Nuvo Drops. It’s such a simple and easy way to add some visual interest.

A handmade card by Teri | terisplace,wordpress,com | sympathy

The sentiment is from Pretty Pink Posh as well. It came from the Encouraging Greetings stamp set. So many lovely phrases in it that are perfect for sending something to encourage a friend or loved one… or pick up their spirits.

Alright. That is all I have for you today. I’ll be back again real soon with another card to share with you.

By the way, looking for more cards from me? Don’t miss the interactive monster card I shared over the blog for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L this week. It features a lot of fun details and elements that are easy to recreate on cards you make.

Here’s a little peek at the card.

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Hope you will check it out!

See you again soon, friends!

 

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.

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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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Calling All Planners…

(Looking for my Paper Smooches Blog Hop post? It’s the post right below this one!)

Are you a planner? Just getting into planning? I’ve got a tutorial for you.

Stop by the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog for a quick tutorial on making your own page markers for your planner, as well as Washi tape storage cards.

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These page makers (and storage cards) are a fun way to add a pop of color (and your personality) to your planner. Plus it is a great way to use up some of the patterned papers and stickers that might (emphasis on might) be in your stash of crafting supplies.

I’d be tickled if you’d check out the post.

Seen Elsewhere Today…

Hi, friends!

Do you like to add texture to your handmade cards? I’m up on the blog today for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, sharing a card that had couple unique ways to add texture to it.  Here’s a peek-a-roo for you.

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Can you see my two tricks? Hint: The background with the hearts. And hint, hint: The blue sky.

These were both super fun techniques to do. I’d be tickled if you’d check out the post for the scoop.

Thanks for stopping by. Be back later, gators.

A Wreath Card and Tag

Hi, friends!

Looking for a little Christmas card and gift tag inspiration? I’m up on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog today, sharing a couple new projects. Here’s a little peek at the goods.

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I’ll give you the scoop on how I made the little wreaths. Yes, they might look simple but, wow, they took quite a few steps.

Plus I’ll tell you how I used some of the awesome products from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to really make the wreaths pop off the card and tag. Talk about time savers!

I’d be tickled if you’d check the post out. Thanks for stopping by, friends. I’ll be back later in the week!

 

25 Days of Christmas Tags – Technique Tuesday

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Hi, friends!

I am super excited to share a tag inspired by Tracey McNeeley’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags.

What is Tracey’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event you ask? Well, for quite a few years now, Tracey has invited folks to create Christmas tags in November. It’s a super fun event with lots and lots (and lots) of tag inspiration.

Technique Tuesday is sponsoring her event today, and I’m super thrilled to contribute a tag of mine to the fun.

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Created this little guy with the new Christmas Cocoa set, which just came out on the 1st. (Confession time: I designed it myself.)

I stamped the mug on cardstock, colored in with markers and then fussy cut it with scissors. I applied a bunch of glue to the foam and dipped it in glass glitter to add that touch of sparkle.

I sponged some blue ink on a rectangle of cardstock and added the mug, some stamped hearts and a few drops of white Nuvo Crystal Drops.

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Then I cut a shape and adhered the panel to it with Crafty Foam Tape from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

I finished the tag by stamping a few words and popping a hole the top of the tag and adding some red twine. I think it turned out pretty great.

I’m planning on using this tag on a holiday package, but I think it would look pretty swell on a card too.

By the way, don’t forget to comment over on Tracey’s blog post. There’s a Technique Tuesday gift certificate up for grabs. It’s always fun to have a chance to win something. for just saying a few kind words and all. Fingers crossed that one of you takes it home.

Thanks, as always, for stopping by. I sure appreciate it when you do. It’s always a treat! See you again soon.