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September 2013

September 2013 - Creative Cards

So excited to announce that this month I have teamed up to to work with art created by my Best Creative Friend Stephanie Ackerman. Let's get started with a few additional tips and tricks for putting your cards together. I used a gray/brown ink (Tim Holtz - Pumice Stone) to ink the edges of my papers.

Check out this video I just did...

 

 

Card 1 - Fold Cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and ink edges. Ink edges of tags. Loop twine through tag and lay on card. Attach green mat and trimmed sentiment to card over the twine, then tie it in a bow. Attach red die cut heart. Attach insert sentiment. This card has a white envelope.

Sept 1

Card 2 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment and ink edges, attach to card. Wrap twine around card and tie in a bow. Trim the house and roof from the patterned paper (the image is stamped on the paper). Attach to card. Attach die cut heart. Attach printed sentiment to the inside of the card. This card has a white envelope.

Sept 2

Card 3 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment, ink edges. Wrap ribbon around sentiment and tie in a bow, attach to card. Color flower with marker if desired, trim and mat with small wood grain patterned paper. Attach with a pop dot. This card has a white sentiment.

Sept 3

Card 4 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentiment, ink edges and mat with black paper. Wrap twine around card and tie in a bow,  attach to card with pop dots. Attach printed sentiment to inside the card. This card has a white envelope.

Sept 4

Card 5 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim sentimentm ink edges and mat with patterned paper and cardstock, attach to card with pop dots. Cut notch in end of ribbon and kraft colored cardstock strip, attach to card. Wrap twine around and tie in a bow. Trim celebrate sentiment and attach. Trim printed sentiment and attach to the front of the card. This card has a white envelope.

Sept 5

Card 6 - Fold cardstock to form card base. Attach patterned paper. Trim "things to do" sentiment if necessary and mat with green stripe patterned paper, attach to card with pop dots. Poke a hole in fold of card, thread through twine, wrap around card and tie in a bow. Ink edges of heart and attach. Trim Congratulations sentiment and attach. Trim printed sentiment and attach to inside of card. This card has a white envelope.

Sept 6

Mini Cards - Fold kraft colored cardstock to form card. Color flowers and hearts with marker if desired. Trim heart and flowers, ink and attach to cards. Trim sentiments, ink edges and attach. These cards have mini glassine bags for envelopes. Trim edges with decorative scissors or fold over.

Sept mini cards

Tags - Thread twine though tags and tie in a knot. Attach button with bow and hand cut heart.

Sept tags
I just love the way these cards turned out, hope you do too! If you have any questions please let me know. Smiles, deena