Great Day Greetings - January Creative Cards

Happy New Year Creative Friends! Below are a few helpful tips and tricks for putting your cards together. Enjoy making your cards!

Card #1 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. mat embossed card stock with pink card stock. wrap twine around and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment, mat and attach. Layer and attach cupcake die cuts, flower and rhinestone.

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Card #2 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim and mat sentiment. Attach sentiment to flag and attach twine bow. Trim flower graphic, add die cut and rhinestone and attach.

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Card #3 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper and embossed paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment, mat with patterned paper and attach. Add buttons. Layer and attach die cuts, glitter flower center if desired.

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Card #4 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim and mat sentiment, attach. Tie a ribbon bow and attach. Attach "Hi" die cuts. Add twine bow to button and attach.

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Card #5 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment, mat and attach. Tie ribbon bow and attach. Attach arrow die cut.

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Card #6 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment, mat and attach. Trim heart in circle graphics and attach, add glitter if desired.

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Tags - Add twine to holes for hangers. Attach patterned paper, trim sentiments and mat with extra paper. Tie ribbon in small knots and attach.

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That's it for the cards this month. I hope you've enjoyed working on them. I'm hard at work on ext months kit and look forward to crafting with you again next month.

Smiles, Deens


Pretty in Pink - December Creative Card Kit

Happy Holidays Crafty Friends. This month i've created the Pretty in Pink kit for you. After all the holiday crafting I like to do some creating with fun non holiday colors, to kind of wipe the slate clean. I hop you enjoy it too!

Card #1 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Mat sentiment with cardstock and patterned paper  and attach. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Attach metallic edge banner, flower die cut and button. Attach buttons.

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Card #2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Attach pink edge banner flag. Trim sentiment and attach. Attach flower die cut and rhinestone. Mat sentiment with patterned paper and attach.

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Card #3 - Fold cardstock and attach patterned paper. Tie black ribbon bow and attach with button and twine. Trim sentiment and mat with die cut. Add rhinestones. Trim additional sentiment and attach.

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Card #4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Mat sentiment and attach. Attach die cut flowers and pearls. Attach friend die cut.

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Card #5 - Fold cardstock and attach patterned paper. Mat embossed paper, wrap ribbon around and tie in a bow and attach. Thread printed tag with twine, thread through button and tie in a bow. Add heart die cut.

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Card #6 - Fold cardstock and attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Attach sequins. Mat sentiment and attach.

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Tags & bag - Attach tag parts as shown. For the bag, fill it with your gift or treats and then decorate as shown.

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Inserts - There are printed sentiments for the insides of you card that coordinate with the sentiment on the outside of the cards.

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Enjoy your card making!


Happy Holly Greetings

Hi Crafty Friends, Here are a couple tips and tricks for putting together your Holly Jolly Greetings kit that has been on sale recently. Im sorry I don't have individual photos. Unfortunately, they were lost when my old computer crashed. I'll provide tips as best I can off the photo that was included with your kits.

Happy holly greetings

Red Stripe Card - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Ink edges of the snowflake border die cut and attach. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment and attach.

White Christmas Card - Trim back chalkboard holiday sentiment and mat on white cardstock, attach to red card base. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Add twine to button and tie in a bow, attach over center of ribbon bow.

Grey Heart Card - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach embossed paper. Mat striped patterned paper with red cardstock and attach. Ink edges of the heart die cut and attach. Add twine to button and tie in a bow, attach to heart. Trim sentiment and attach.

Bird card - Attach patterned paper to card base. Trim long happy holidays sentiment and attach it to the bottom of the card. Layer the red bird over the tan bird/vine, attach to card. add flowers and pearls. Add twine bow to bird.

Scotty Dog Card - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach scotty dog, add eye and nose, polka dot collar and holly. Add twine to button and tie in a bow, attach over collar. Trim and attach sentiment.

Christmas Tree card - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap twine around tree and tie in a bow. Trim and attach sentiment. Attach die cut tree and add rhinestones and stars.

Snowflake Card. Fold yardstick to form 3x3 card. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and mat with grey card stock, attach.

Peace on Earth Card - Attach patterned paper to card base. Trim peace on earth sentiment and mat with white yardstick, attach. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow.

25 Card- Fold card stock to form small 3x3 card. Attach patterned paper. Attach scallop circle.

Merry Christmas Card - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and attach over polka dot label. Attach small christmas tree. Tie ribbon in a bow and attach. Add star to bow middle.

Add ink as desired. Envelopes are provided. clear envelopes are for the 3x3 cards.

Enjoy your cards and the holidays!


Blessed Greetings - November Creative Cards

Hi All... Happy Fall to all of you! Wishing you the very best this season! Below are a few additional tips and tricks for putting your cards together. 

Make yours just the way I did or feel free to mix it up and create an original... everything coordinates!

Card #1 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Layer flower die cuts with buttons and twine and attach. Mat sentiment and attach. Attach small tag with twine and add die cut heart.

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Card #2 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach embossed paper. Mat sentiment with patterned paper and attach. Add die cut hearts. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Attach tag with twine and add button.

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Card #3 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach doily. Attach scallop circle. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Mat sentiments, trim notch edge and attach. Attach buttons and twine. Mat large sentiment and attach.

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Card #4 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around, tie in a bow and attach embossed paper. Attach button and twine. Mat sentiment with patterned paper and trim edge with decorative scissors. Trim small sentiment and trim notch on the end, attach. Attach str and heart die cut.

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Card #5- Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Mat embossed yardstick with cream card stock, and attach. Cut doily in half and tuck under the edge (reserve the other half for the tag). Attach strip of patterned paper. Mat sentiment and attach. Attach die cuts and twine bow.

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Card #6 - Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Mat embossed card stock with cream yardstick and attach. Mat sentiment with patterned paper and attach. Attach leaf die cut and add ribbon bow and button with twine.

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Tags - Attach twine hanger to tags. Attach patterned paper. Mat sentiments and attach. Attach bows. Tuck doily under the sentiment. Attach flower die cut. Attach stars, pearl and button.

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Enjoy your cards and i'll be back next month with more great cards!


Classic Greetings - October Creative Cards

Hi Crafty Friends! I've got some cute cards for you this month... Hope you enjoy creating along with me! Here are some additional tips and tricks for putting your cards together. I've used a brown and gray ink to add  some color to the edges of several parts of my cards. As well as some pen details in black or gray. Do the same if that kind of look is your style! White envelopes are included for all the cards. 

Card #1- Fold cardstock to form card base.  Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Trim sentiment and attach to label die cut, attach to card. Attach die cut phrase. Add die cut flowers and buttons and rhinestones.

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Card #2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Layer flower and leaf die cuts and attach to card. Add button with twine bow. Trim sentiment and attach.

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Card #3 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach small polka dot bag. Trim sentiment and attach. Attach button with twine bow. Attach sentiment and flower to blue mat, slip inside of the bag on the card front.

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Card #4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Trim sentiment and attach. Attach flower trim and ruler die cut. Trim and attach coordinating sentiment.

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Card #5 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach die cut, add ribbon bow and button with twine bow. Attach wood stars. Trim sentiment and attach.

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Card #6 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment, punch small hole thread twine through and tie to ribbon bow. Mat embossed yardstick with yellow patterned paper and attach. Attach buttons and pearls. Attach die cut word.

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Tags - Attach patterned paper. Add twine pieces for hangers. Trim sentiments and attach. Add die cut flower, buttons and twine bows.

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Inside cards - Use additional sentiments to attach to the insides of the cards. There are several different ways you can combine the sentiments to coordinate with the front of the card so choose whats best for your occasion. 

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Hope you enjoy creating all your cards and Im hard at work on next months kit ! Smiles, Deena


This is Life Greetings - September Creative Cards

Hi Crafty Friends, This month I'm happy to bring you the This is life Creative Cards kit. I've been loving navy lately, especially paired with yellow and magenta. Below are a few additional tips and tricks fro putting your cards together. Enjoy your kits!

Card #1 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach scallop circle and arrow die cuts. Tie ribbon bow and attach. Attach heart die cut and button with twine with sentiment attached.

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Card #2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Attach star to paperclip and attach to card. Attach die cut letters to the white mat, mat with yellow patterned paper and attach. Attach twine and button to ribbon. trim and attach sentiment.

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Card #3 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Attach patterned paper and die cut sentiment. Attach button. Trim butterfly pattern and mat with yellow, attach to card. Trim sentiment and attach.

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Card #4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Attach twine, jewel and sentiment. Attach printed sentiment and heart die cut.

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Card #5 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a knot. Attach twine bow. Attach arrow die cut. Attach white yardstick strip and attach buttons.

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Card #6 - Fold cardstock to form card base.  Attach patterned paper. Trim ribbon shape sentiment from patterned paper and attach. Tie two small ribbon knots and attach. Attach tag, die cut sentiment and twine bow. Attach jewels.

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Tag #1 - Fold cardstock to form tag and attach patterned paper. Punch hole and add twine for tag hanger. Trim sentiment and attach. trim cloud shapes from patterned paper and attach. Attach arrow die cut and button with twine bow.

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Tag #2 - Fold cardstock to form tag and attach patterned paper. Punch hole and add twine to form hanger. Tie a knot with ribbon and attach. Attach die cut circle. Trim sentiment,punch hole and add twine, tie in a bow and attach button.

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Each card has a white envelope. Attach the printed sentiments inside the card as indicated on the printed page. I added gray pen details on some of the cards and some gray ink to edges, you can do the same if desired.

Hope you enjoy your cards!

Smiles, Deena


Card Grab Box

It's been such a busy summer that I never got a chance to host my annual Kit & Crafty Goodie Sale! I finally decided that it would be best hosted online this year, but i'll miss seeing all of you in person!
 
I have a bunch of retiring kits that are discounted. Some Pre Made Card bundles. And some really awesome Crafty Goodie Grab Boxes, They are an amazing deal, $90 Value for just $30
 
You Can Check them all out on this page HERE
 
Crafty goodie grab box

DIY Greetings - August Creative Cards

This cute kit is sure to get you motivated to craft all kinds of DIY cards. Kit includes all the supplies to create the 6 cards and 2 tags shown. Copy my designs exactly or mix and match the die cuts, ribbons and embellishments to create some original cards of your own. It's so easy to do because everything coordinates!

Here are some helpful tips and tricks for putting your cards together.

Card #1 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Ink edges of embossed tag and color embossed flower with markers, attach to card under the ribbon.  Trim sentiment and attach. Add pen details if desired.

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Card #2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach patterned paper tag. Tie bow and attach. Attach banner die cut and heart die cut. Trim sentiment and attach. Add pen details if desired.

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Card #3 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Wrap twine around patterned paper several time and tie in a bow, attach to card base. Trim sentiment and attach. Layer banner die cuts and flower die cuts and attach to card. Add pen details if desired.

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Card #4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around card and tie in a bow. Attach all the patterned paper pieces as shown ( round corners if desired). Trim sentiment and attach. Add pen details if desired.

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Card #5 -  Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Mat striped patterned paper with cardstock and attach. Attach flower die cut. Thread twine through button and tie in a bow, attach to flower center. Trim sentiment and attach. Add pen details if desired. Attach sequins randomly around card (everyone will have different colors).

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Card #6 - Fold die cut card base. ink edges of card. Attach sentiment in card window opening. Attach grass die cut. Layer flower die cuts and attach. Tie bow and attach. *** This card has a 5x7 envelope! Place your card in the envelope, fold the excess over and decorate as shown. This is just a fun way to use and decorate envelopes!

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Tags - Attach patterned paper. Thread twine through tag and tie off. Trim sentiments and attach. Add pen details if desired. Tie ribbon bows and attach. Add button and sequins to embellish.

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Inside your cards - There are several sentiments left over, use these inside your cards to coordinate with the sentiment on the outside of the card.

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 Enjoy your cards and i'll see you next month with more fun cards!

Smiles, Deena


Summertime Greetings - July Creative Cards

Summertime is big bold and bright... Put on your shades for this kit, its filled with the colors of summer. It was a joy to create these cards and I hope you feel the same when you get some creative time with your kit. These cards, colors, embellishments and sentiments just make me feel flat out happy inside!

Card 1- Fold card stock and attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and attach. Tie a ribbon bow and attach. Tie a twine bow around the curly ribbons and attach to the card. Attach buttons down the side of the card.

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Card 2 - Fold card stock and attach patterned paper. Punch small hole in the fold of the card. Thread ribbon through and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment and attach. Layer the popsicle pieces and attach to the card. Trim small sentiment and attach.

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Card 3 -  Fold card stock and attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a know. Tie a twine bow around the curly ribbon pieces and attach. Trim sentiment, mat with patterned paper and attach.

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Card 4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Trim sentiment and attach. Attach Heart die cuts.

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Card 5 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Thread buttons with twine and tie in bows at the ends, glue ends of twine bows and the buttons. Trim sentiment, mat and attach.

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Card 6 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Layer flower, leaf and flower center and attach. Thread button with twine and attach. Trim sentiment and attach.

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Tags - Attach patterned paper. Thread twine through hole in the tag and tie off. Trim sentiments, mat and attach. Attach bow, button and twine to one tag. Layer flower die cut, button and twine and attach to the other tag.

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Card Insides - I've included white inserts for the dark colored tags. You can trim out additional coordinating sentiments and attach over the white inserts. You can also use these extra small sentiments inside the white cards.

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Enjoy your cards! See you next month! Smiles, Deena

 


Home Sweet Home Greetings - June Creative Cards

Good grief... where is this year going? I can't believe its June! Let me introduce you to my brand new kit Home Sweet Home Greetings. Such a sweet collection of little houses, gnomes, mushrooms, trees and a bunch of happy sentiments to send to all your family and friends! I used markers to color in some of the black and white art on the sentiments page, for example I colored the flowers yellow. I also added some light tan ink to the edges of some of the sentiments. Color copies are provided in your kit and all the cards have white envelopes with the exception of the two small 3x3 cards that I intended to have twine hangers and used as tags. Here are some more tips and trips for putting your cards together. Hope you enjoy your creative time!

Card 1 Fold card stock and attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and mat with brown card stock, attach with pop dots. Trim flowers and color with markers if desired, attach and add rhinestones. Tie  a bow with gingham ribbon and hot glue to small clothes pin.  Clip clothes pin to the top of the sentiment.

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Card 2 Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and mat with patterned paper. Wrap ribbon around the card and tie in a bow. Thread twine through button and tie in a bow, attach to center of the ribbon. Attach garden stake die cut and heart die cut.

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Card 3 and 4 (tags) Fold card stock. Attach patterned paper. Punch hole in corner of the card and add twine. Wrap twine around card and tie in a bow or knot (add button to the red card). Trim sentiments and attach. Attach die cuts.

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Card 5 Fold card stock. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and mat with navy card stock, attach. Trim around gnome patterned paper and attach to scallop circle, attach to card. Color flowers with markers and add pearl centers.

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Card 6 Fold card stock. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and color, attach with pop dots. Tie a ribbon bow and attach. Thread twine through button and tie in a bow, attach to ribbon. Attach bloom die cut.

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Card 7 Fold card stock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Attach kraft tag die cut and add button and twine bow. Trim around house patterned paper and attach (you house may be a little different than mine). Trim sentiment and attach. Attach blue velvet ribbon to top and bottom of sentiment , trim off edges.

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Card 8 Fold ease die cut to form card base. Attach patterned paper (round corner if desired). Attach twine and die cut hearts. Attach cream card stock to the back of the Hugs sentiment and attach.

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Enjoy your kits and your craft time! Smiles, Deena