Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Handmade Cards~Paper Crafting Wednesday!

The winners of last week's paper crafting are Brenda and Eileen. Please email me your addresses and I'll get your prizes in the mail!

Welcome to this week's card project!

You will need:
Blank 5 1/2" x 4" card
4" x 3 3/4" rectangle of scrapbook paper
1 1/2" x 3 3/4" rectangle of scrapbook paper
2 1/4" square of cardstock
4" lace or ribbon

Glue scrapbook rectangles to front of card, as shown. The large one will overlap the small one. I have also shaded the card edges with a brown foam ink pad.

Glue length of lace or ribbon to paper seam. I used hot glue.

Add a stamp or sticker to your cardstock square. Glue to front of card.

Send to a friend!

Another variation.

~More Homemade Cards~

A few more things I've made recently...
More bookmarks. These ones slip onto the corner of a page.


I used vintage wrapping paper for these baby cards.

Items can be found in my Etsy Shop! Thank you for stopping by for a visit!

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!


jcscraphappy said...

I love all the cards, the lady at the desk is so very pretty. Birds are some of my favorite images right now and love, love, love the vintage baby cards.
thanks and i love your blog. i visit often and look forward to seeing your creations.

YayaOrchid said...

What beautiful cards and tags! I absolutely love those corner bookmarks! Is there a pattern for those somewhere? I would love to try and make some. You are so very talented!

Anonymous said...

HI Kelli! I forgot that you were changing "Paper Crafting" day. Anyway, the cards are lovely as usual. I really like the way you use lace and ribbon with so many of your cards. Makes them all look so feminine and pretty. Thanks for sharing. Love, Debbi

Clare said...

I just love the colours , they look vintage and classy.

Storybook Woods said...

I really like the touch of lace. Clarice

Nadja Magdalena said...

Of all the many cards I've seen by various crafters, yours are those that appeal to me most!

How do you "age" the edges of your little stamped squares? I have a collection of old paper with browned edges, but of course if you cut them, you loose the browned edges...

Deborah said...

Your cards are so beautiful!! I love the corner book marks! What a neat idea!!

marty39 said...

Such beautiful cards and I love the lace and ribbon put with them. Very creative. Hugs, Marty

Nancy M. said...

Each creation is a work of art.
thank you for sharing...

Sherri S said...

All of your cards are beautiful works of art. I absolutely love the corner bookmarks! I have never seen them made like that. What a wonderful idea!

Needled Mom said...

You are so talented and always so generous to share your skills and ideas. Thanks.

Emily said...

Beautiful! I especially love the one with the lady at her desk! Very kindred spirits! :) Have a lovely day!

marie said...

Your paper projects are always so pretty. I love the lady at the desk - is that a stamp?

I also LOVE the corner bookmarks - but I didn't see any of them in your Etsy shop. Are you selling that style?

Thank you for sharing all these beautiful ideas!

Leann said...

It's always a treat to look at your creations.

Did you get my e-mail with my address from last week? Just checking. I'll be back alter to post my link. I need to uplaod photos.

Raggedy Girl said...

I want to apologize for taking so long to get back to you about picking my paper craft post last week as one of you choices. I am so touched. I just sent you an email.

Roberta Anne

Tracy said...

Kelli, your cards are always so pretty!

Heather said...

very pretty cards!

Laura said...

I love those!! How beautiful!!

Tami said...

Love the corner book marks such a cute idea!!

Have a beautiful day!!

Linda C said...

Hi Kelli~ I love all of these cards~ especially the baby cards made with vintage wrapping paper!

Very clever:)

I have made a couple of cards recently from a card kit where all the pieces are supplied and ideas are given for making the cards. Is that something that can be included here? They are not my original ideas, although I have modified them a little.

Linda C

Lisa ~ A Cottage to Me said...

Beautiful cards! Very artistic!

Terry said...

Oh my I am so in love with paper and coming across your blog has made my day so special and happy.Thank you for sharing all the wonderful ideas and tips.
a devoted paper loving fan.

Heather said...

Your cards are always beautiful, but the bookmarks are my favorite! I need to get our Dreamer making some of those for her books - she is always stuffing scraps of paper in her place, and I think it would be much nicer to have something pretty there instead!

REAL ME said...

I really like those bookmarks.

TJ said...

I love the colors of the thank you card. It's gorgeous. I really enjoy seeing all your work!

Mary Anne said...

Hi Kelli,

Beautiful cards! I particularly like the silhouette picture of the lady at the desk. I love how her little dog is peeking up at her;-) I really enjoy your blog and have followed it for some time, though this is my first comment. I am new to the blogging world (in terms of having my own blog). I am also a homeschool mom. Stop by and visit me sometime if you get a moment.

Mary Anne at marigold manor

Love Bears All Things said...

I wish you'd show how to make the corner book marks.
Mama Bear

Shelia said...

Oh, how pretty! Again, you're so great at making these lovely little cards!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :0

Redeemed By His Love said...

Beautiful cards!

Miriam :)

Jackie said...

The more I see of your handmade cards, the more I think that this could be one more craft that I would love to do!

God bless.

Pink Slippers said...

I am so in love with both looks.
Elegant and sweet.

Spruce Creek Farm said...

Hi Kelli!
Thank-you for selecting me as one of the winners to last weeks papercraft. Can you E-mail me your e-mail address so I can send you mine.I tried clicking on your e-mail on your profile but it didn't work.
Regarding this weeks cards you made they are all so pretty. I really like the book marks that slip on the corner of the page. It's the first time I've seen one like that.

Gayle@Mountain Moma said...

These are so sweet, I especially love anything vintage looking. I made baby shower postcards this week. They were easy and quick which is a good thing when you have to make 30! Hop on over and see how I used a punch to whip these up in a hurry.

Melanie said...

The corner bookmarks are the cutest! What a fun idea.

Amy said...

Love the cards... soft pretty colors.

noel2momof3 said...

I love your home-based blog. You have been nominated for an award, check it out at my blog. Congradulations!

Kelly @ Wisdom Begun said...

Those are just wonderful! Your blog always inspires me, Kelli.

LillyB said...

You make this look so easy! When I sit down with paper and scizzors it just doesn't happen for me! :(
Thank you for showing how you do these beautiful cards!!!
Have a blessed day!
Come see my 100th post!
Love Lilly

Dianne said...

Love the vintage wrapping paper you used-made them extra, extra special!

Mrs. D Lightful said...

What a cute idea to use wrapping paper for cards! Thanks for sharing!

Diane said...

All of your cards are so pretty. Love the bookmark corners too. Very different!

Kelli said...

Thank you, thank you for sharing the tutorials. Love them.