Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Handmade Cards, Paper Crafting and a *GIVEAWAY!*



Card
Welcome to this week's card making project!

Paper
You will need:
-5 1/2" x 4" blank notecard
-4" x 3 3/4" piece of scrapbook paper
-3 3/4" x 2" piece of scrapbook paper
-Small tag with stamp or sticker
15 inches of ribbon

Card
Glue the larger piece of scrapbook paper to right side of card, and the then smaller piece on the left.

Tags
You can use a paper punch for a small tag or hand cut one ( 2 1/4" x 1 1/2"). Add stamp or sticker.

Knife
Cut a small slit along the top of card, at the paper seam, wide enough for your ribbon.

Card
Thread ribbon through and tie on tag.

Card
I also added a tiny paper rose.

Card
Send to a friend. Thank you for stopping by for a visit!

~More Handmade Cards and Instructions~


Here are a few more things I've made this week...
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Silhouette Mother's day card

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"Once upon a time" note cards.

Teapot gift tags
Teapot gift tags.

Items can be found in my Etsy Shop!


Weekly Giveaway: Leave a comment between now and next Tuesday (8:00pm EST) and I will use random.org to pick a winner, who can choose *any* item from my Etsy Shop! You don't have to have a blog to join in, just leave an email address. International participants are welcome. Good luck and thank you for stopping by for a visit!

Paper Crafting Fun: Post any kind of paper project on your blog within the upcoming week, then add your link to Mr. Linky. Feel free to use one of the buttons on your blog. Next Wednesday, I will draw *two* names and they will receive a card making kit: blank card, envelope, paper, stickers (or stamped image), and ribbon. Link back here in your post, so that others will know where to join in the fun, too!


62 comments:

Angel said...

Where do you get those pretty papers? And that adorable flower too

Anonymous said...

Hi Kelli! I love the Tea Pot Tags. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. Love. Debbi

Anonymous said...

Love the pretty card! And that paper rose is so wery sweet. I received my Etsy order today and everything just took my breath away! Kelli, you have a God-given gift of being able to create beautiful things.
Blessings, Sarita
sboyette@tx.rr.com

marie said...

Hi Kelli!
The birthday card is beautiful...so simple, yet so rich!
You always coordinate your papers so well!
Love it!!

Clare said...

Just stunnning thankyou for sharing.

Ginger said...

You are so talented. These absolutely look professionally done.

Raggedy Girl said...

Your cards are so lovely.

Have a Wonderful Wednesday
from Roberta Anne--The Raggedy Girl

Carmen said...

Such beautiful cards. I love them all.

Ashley said...

Hi Kelli,

I've just recently discovered your blog. Thanks for sharing some of the joys of life with the rest of us! Your home is beautiful and you seem to be very gifted at what you do.
Thanks from a fellow Canadian!
Ashley

Anne said...

These cards are utterly beautiful -and inspiring! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful ideas with all of us.
I love them all, Anne

Niki RuralWritings said...

They are beautiful, I esp. love the Mother's day card. When I'm not so busy quilting, I will be trying out a few of your tutorials.
Blessings,
Niki

Tracy said...

I adore your cards & crafts, Kelli! Please enter me in the drawing. :)

Catherine said...

Beautiful work!
Blessings,
Catherine :)

Jessica said...

Do your scrap book papers come distressed or do you coffee stain them?
Please enter me in the contest. I just love your work.

Deborah said...

The paper rose is absolutely darling!! You've inspired me to get a stamp pad of brown ink. I love the antiqued look of you cards and notes!

Deb said...

All your crafts are exquisite, Kelli! I like the antiquey browns, too.

A Hint of Home said...

Beautiful cards! It looks like you had a wonderful Easter with family and friend.
Good to see you back. Hope you're having a good week.

Tami said...

Kelli~

Love the postcards....adorable!!
I have the same paper you used on your cards and I am so in love with it....nice and heavy, double sided!!

Have a great day!!
Hugs~T

nan said...

Hi Kelli! Missed reading your blog everyday, so I visited many of your past pages! Your ideas for today are just beautiful!

Heather said...

you find the prettiest things to create with. very nice!

Storybook Woods said...

The touch of rose is perfect. Clarice

Barb said...

Thanks for hosting Paper Crafting Wednesday again!!

I would also like my name in the giveaway,
And, want to thank you for sharing how to make your gorgeous cards. I love that one on the top of your post.

Blessings, and have a great day.

Barbara Jean

Anna Sophia said...

I absolutely love your items. Please count me in for your giveaway! I just spend so much time looking at your shop! :-)

Emily said...

I love how antique your items look! I would love to be entered into the drawing!

Wildflower Cabin said...

How beautiful! Thank you for the how-to instructions on making the pretty card. Also, I love the new things you've shown us. I love the postcards especially! You do wonderful work, Kelli. I hope you and your family had a blessed Easter!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kelli, this is the first time to your blog. Those note cards caught my eye right away. I will visit often. Sally Hackney sjhackney@yahoo.com

Sarah-Anne said...

Hi Kelli,
Really, you're going to give away any item from your esty shop? I'd love to be entered, then!
I'll be waiting for the results patiently (okay, maybe not so patiently, but can you blame me? The excitment of winning something is too much! ;)
Keep up the great work!
Sarah-Anne

Sarah-Anne said...

Oops, forgot my email address...
pianogirl(at)earthlink(.)net
Thanks agian for the oportunity to win a Esty product!
Sarah-Anne

Bri Schaaf said...

I absolutely love the once upon a time post cards! Those are just so lovely! The mothers Day card is so classic too! Love your creativity!

Bethanie said...

everything you make is always so pretty.

Bethany Hudson said...

Oooh...I just love the colors on the birthday card! If I'd been married in the spring or summer, those would have totally been my wedding colors.
~Bethany

Aimee said...

I just love the things you make:) I would love to know where you buy your stamps from?
Blessings,
aimee

Life with the Warrens said...

love love love the postcards! how creative!

Muthering Heights said...

Your cards are always so beautiful! :)

YayaOrchid said...

Such beautiful creations! How do you make the tiny paper rose?

Anonymous said...

Ooh, I have that same paper, the blue flowered one.
~Meghan
nutmeg16@sbcglobal.net

arkie said...

Your cards are just wonderful!

Powers Family said...

The cards are beautiful!

Terri said...

Beautiful as usual, Kelli!

Anne said...

Hi again,
I forgot to put my email address last time. It's e.m.anne.bailie@ntlworld.com.
Thanks again,
Anne

Cher said...

It's all so pretty!

Nikki S said...

I love your cards. They are so beautiful! Here is my email...
m0mmy0f3dds@yahoo.com

Lori said...

I absolutely marvel at your talent and I love your blog!! Such a lovely place to be. I am looking forward to participating in Show & Tell Friday for the first time!!

Debby said...

I agree, the flower is the finishing touch!!! I plan to use this for mother's day cards! THANKS once again!

Sharri said...

you're a very creative lady! :)

Jackie said...

Gorgeous cards Kelli. The tags are perfect!

God bless.

Barb said...

Kelli,
How do you keep things like your little roses from being squished in the mail?
Or are the cards only for handing out?

I love the idea that you do the drawing once a week. Thank you.
Could i do something like that on my blog??

Blessings and thanks,
Barbara Jean

Sandy M. said...

Your cards and tags are gorgeous. You have a great eye for putting together pretty patterns and colors.

Sandy M. said...

Oooops, Kellie -

email address is sjmtex@sbcglobal.net

Naturegirl said...

Kelli your are such a busy bee..each time I stop by you're doing something different!! You are a multi- talented gal!!

Sue said...

I'm glad you had a nice Easter. I love the Paris postcards! Please enter me in the drawing. Thanks for your generosity! Sue.momof3@gmail.com

An Accomplished Woman said...

You always make such pretty cards.

Cynthia

Kimberly said...

Your cards and projects are just gorgeous! Great work!! I love all the paper too!

Maxine said...

I came over frm Cathy's (Melodies and Hymnsongs) to see what's going on here! Everything is so so beautiful. I think I'll send people your way from my business blog.

yorkie's primitives said...

Thanks for such a neat giveaway. Your work is wonderful. Please enter me in your next giveaway, Valerie, valerie999@comcast.net or www.yorkiesprimitives.blogspot.com

kladle said...

All your crafts/projects are fabulous! Keep them coming, sure do enjoy them!

sagreen125 said...

I love that card with little flower, never thought of that. The paper is so beautiful

Linda C said...

Your paper crafts are always lovely and amazing, Kelli! Can't remember if I've told you yet how much I like your papercraft blog button--so pretty!

Linda C

~ Tisha ~ said...

love all your paper crafts.. hopefully sometime soon i'll find time to do some myself... have a great day!!

being molded said...

Love the new gift tags!

Jessica said...

I always love the Victorian inspired papers and flowers you use. They are so delicate and feminine. Very nice job on this card... inspires me to make one myself!

Of A Knight And Fair maidens said...

What a lovely, feminine card!