Thursday, October 30, 2008

Homemade Christmas Card~Paper Crafting Thursday!

The winners of last week's paper crafting are Christine and Angel . Please email me your addresses and I'll get your prizes in the mail!
Christmas card
Welcome to this week's project! On this card, the top corner folds down to reveal a pretty Christmas scene.

Birthday card
I also made a birthday themed card.

Notecard
You will need a 5 1/2" x 4" notecard.

Christmas card
Glue a 4" square of scrapbook paper to upper right corner.

Christmas card
Cut a 5 1/2" x 4" piece of coordinating scrapbook paper. Lay on top of card and fold down corner.

Christmas card
Glue to front of card.

Christmas card
Dab edges of flap with ink, if desired. Glue down.

Christmas card
Add a bow along the left edge and stickers.

Christmas card
I ended up dabbing green ink to the entire flap. Send to a friend!

Here are a few other things I made this week:

Thanksgiving card

Thanksgiving place cards
Thanksgiving place cards

Squirrel Tags
Isn't he cute?!


~More Homemade Cards~


Paper Craft Fun: Post any kind of paper craft (card, bookmark, tag, banner, journal, etc.) on your blog between now and next week and come sign Mr. Linky. Next Thursday, I will draw two of the names and the winners will receive supplies for a homemade card: blank notecard, envelope, and an assortment of scrapbook paper, stickers (or stamped images), and ribbon. Link back here in your post, so that others will know where to join in the fun, too!

Thank you for stopping by!

45 comments:

Terri said...

Kelli, they are beautiful as usual. You always do such a fantastic job on your cards.

suzel said...

Your cards are wonderfull. I think make some for Christmas you give me the inspiration. Thank you so much. Kiss from France.

Connie W said...

You have creative ideas and your cards are always so pretty.

Stacey said...

Oh how I wish I were that crafty. You always make the prettiest things. :)

Suzann @ Lavender and Roses said...

As usual, your cards are delightful. But, my very favorite are those squirrel place cards. They are precious.

Jenn said...

I love the Thanksgiving card with row of squirrel stickers along the bottom. Too cute!

Kelly said...

I love the place cards. You just gave me a great idea for Thanksgiving!

Becky said...

I love them all! My very fav is the squirrel place cards, they are adorable!

Brenda said...

Kelli you do such beautiful work. I love it all. How is your shop going? I hope mine will kick off soon so I can stay home with you moms they way I used to. I sure miss home.

Julie said...

Looks great. I really like the folded corner idea. Very creative. I need to remember that one. Have a great day. Julie

Kim H. said...

I absolutely adore your crafts! You are amazingly tallented - I wish I could learn that kind of creativity!

I love the folded paper - that is such an interesting look, and very cute!

Angie said...

They're all so cute. I've always been good at being creative with my crafting, but my cards always end up looking like a kid made them. It's a good thing there are people like you that can give me card-making inspiration. I have all the supplies and hate to just have them go to waste.

Needled Mom said...

Lovely cards, Kelli. You never fail to inspire us.

Storybook Woods said...

Good reuse project !!!! xoxoxox Clarice

Jada said...

Kelli - I always look forward to reading your blog posts and to seeing your pictures! The cards you make are so cute...and simple enough for me to try and make them!

Thanks for sharing your craftiness!

~Jada

DiddleDaddleDesigns said...

Pretty cards.
Teresa

glorv1 said...

I love the place cards. Great idea for any special dinner. Great job as usual.

Earthmommy said...

Kelli, these are gorgeous. You are really talented! I love the little squirrel at the end, he is darling!

Just Mom said...

Love these, Kelli.

Barbara H. said...

I love the corner folded back idea, and that Thanksgiving card is so cute! Are those squirrels stickers?

I didn't make any this week -- I have another project I am running behind on.

I got your sweet package this week! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Kelli, thank you for sharing your beautiful work. You are truly an inspiration! I can't to start making my own cards! You make it so easy.

Barb

Heather said...

i love that Christmas card! very nice!!

ROXY said...

These are so pretty! I love the ribbon details! Thanks for sharing:)

Michelle said...

Kelli, these cards are so adorable. You amaze me everytime I come onto your post. I will take part in the paper crafting again once I get my move complete. I'm looking forward to participating more...it's very therapeutic for me. :)

Susan said...

Beautiful cards, Kelli! You inspire me every week. I've actually made some cards similar to the ones with the corners folded back, but it's been a long time. I'm going to work on some Christmas cards like those this week.

Clare said...

Thanks for sharing your great creations.

Clare xx

Erin said...

How beautiful! I love scrapbook paper, you can get such a bang for your buck!

Linda said...

I always enjoy seeing your paper creations and today is no exception. I have added this to my blog.

Jenn4him said...

I really like how you coordinate all the colors. Beautifully done!
Jenn

Mimi Sue said...

Beautiful cards and beautiful paper. Thanks for the ideas. Mimi

DebW said...

Beautiful cards! Please drop by my blog for your award. Debbie WV

Ms. Tee said...

I love all of your cards - they're always beautiful! I might make the Thanksgiving place cards. Thank you for the sweet comment on the glass charms. :)

aswewalk.com said...

There's just something about inking the edges that makes it beautiful. As always, gorgeous work.

Krissie said...

beautiful, beautiful cards! i am so sad that we dont have that lovely tradition of thanksgiving here in OZ! we go from christmas to christmas with not much inbetween! Youre lucky to have so many ocassions there.

I have a wonderful craft that I've just started for christmas but not yet asselmbled but will post in the idea next week if thats ok?

Love Bears All Things said...

Beautiful! The summer card I made from your tutorial won 1st place in paper craft at the county level and 3rd at the state.
I need a good paper cutter.Do you have any recommendation?
Mama Bear

Mam said...

Very beautiful work! You inspired me to make my cards last year for Christmas, and I hope to be doing so again. Thanks for hosting the paper crafting activity!
Nancy

Tori said...

You're so creative Kelli! Love them all!

Scott and Kerri said...

Kelli,
I look forward to seeing your new cards each week. I love them. You are so creative and inspire me.
:)
Love Kerri

Winterwood said...

Hi Kelli - hope I;m not too late with my craft post?

Magnolia Memories08 said...

Kelli you make the cards look so easy. I know you put alot of
time into your card making.Looks
great!!!

Christine Lynn said...

I am so excited that we are all going to be gearing up towards Christmas! I made your caramel apples for five of our special trick or treaters this Friday night and they were a great big hit! Not to mention I sent two to my daughter and her room mate at college and they loved them! I just saw the winners of last weeks paper project, saw Christine and clicked on it and it went to my site!...lol Thank you very much for that!...lol

Christine Lynn said...

I love your Christmas cards here...they are adorable!

Christine Lynn said...

That squirrel is cute!

TJ said...

The people on your Christmas list are definitely blessed with lovely cards! I have your Fall card on my desk at work, it is so beautiful, even though the kids tore the word "Fall" off.

Have a wonderful weekend!
TJ

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