Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Handmade Cards ~ Paper Crafting Wednesday!
Welcome to this week's handmade card project!
Cut a 10" x 6 1/2" piece of cardstock. Fold in towards the center at the 2 1/2" mark on both sides. A bone folder comes in handy with this step.
I stamped the flaps with a script stamp and shaded the edges with a foam ink pad, but you can also leave them blank.
Cut two 6" x 2" strips of scrapbook paper.
Glue to front of card, as shown.
Tie closed with a 24" ribbon bow. Send to a friend!
A pink version.
~More Handmade Cards and Instructions~
A few more things I've made recently...
Coffee stained tags. They smell good! :0)
A gardening journal, just in time for spring!
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 Wednesday, 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!
Links are now closed. Please join us next week!
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Wow , you never cease to amaze me with your creations.
Very pretty. I like the color combinations that you use.
So pretty! I always love the antiqued one especially.
Those are gorgeous, as usual!
Kelli, your paper crafts are always so beautiful. I love the script background. I do a lot of digital scrapbooking, and I've been thinking about creating a digital paper with a soft script background.
These are just so classy, Kelli! :)
You are just getting better and better as you continue to work. I love the new cards.
Love the pink card with the little girl.
Unfortunately I don't have anything to share this week. But wnated to pop in and see what you and the rest of the gals have been up to.
I love the new fold that you used for the card. You have such a wonderful collection of vintage inspired stamps and verses!
Beautiful cards, Kelli! Thanks for sharing.
What a lovely card and I loved the shading. You are really talented.
Have a Wonderful Wednesday.
from Roberta Anne
Yeah! I actually won something??? I think it's a first for me! Wooohoooo!!! My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks! You have made my week!!! I'm searching around for my next posting! I'm hooked!
Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful!!
gorgeous card! love the coffee stained tags too.
Just beautiful! You are so talented!
Every time I see your paper crafting I am simply amazed. Your work is absolutely beautiful.
Kelli, I am always so delighted to visit and see what you have made!! You are a real source of inspiration for me and have been since I accidentally stumbled onto your blog. Thank you so much for sharing all you share with us!! I think my work has gotten better as a result!!
This is my first time to visit your blog - and your work is beautiful!
I just love your papercrafting. I just don't have the patience like you do. Very nice and someone would be very happy to receive them. Thx for sharing.
Oh these are just so lovely! I don't know if I've ever left a comment on your blog but I do pop in quite regularly and always enjoy it!
Just 2 questions...... do you ship your etsy shop items to Australia? Also, where do you think I could find some ink stamps like the ones you use? Thanks!! Hope you are having a lovely week :)
Kelli, these cards are so beautiful. Wow. I love the one with the writing stamped on the background. It looks wonderful. Beautiful!
alway's a delight to come to your home !!! Congrats on getting a spot in that shoppe for your pretty cards. Love it !!! Hope your having an awesome day !! Hugs, Mica
Kelli I love this idea! It's great to see you haven't lost your creative touch! (Where do all these ideas come from! - amazing!) It's been a while since I visited owing to our change in circumstances. You've got an Etsy shop now! Well it's about time! ;) I hope it's going really well for you. Lovely to be in touch again.
These are lovely. I especially like the first one.
Your cards are so beautiful and inspiring.
I've just started making cards. I LOVE your ideas! Thanks for sharing them.
Your cards are really cute. I love them.
Great cards, great tags. When you coffee stain the tags do you do it after you stamp or before? Do you leave the tags in very long? Does tea work? Did I ask you enough questions? Mimi
Hello, Kelli. I hope you join you next week for papercrafting, although I am still having problems viewing the linkies. I have no idea why and am in contact with them. Thank you for sharing the lovely cards with us!
They all look wonderful, Kelli. You have a real sense for combining the elements to make beautiful, elegant creations. I'm still struggling with cards!
First time here. I noticed your Show and Tell Friday at Janmary's and came over.
Those cards are stunning. I would love to make cards like this for friends and family, in fact you may have inspired me to give it a go.
And if you don't mind I may jump in to Show and Tell next Friday.
You should have my address because I'm your pen pal! LMK if you don't and I'll re-send it to you!
I'm so happy I won!!!!
You make it look so easy yet it is BEAUTIFUL!!!
your creations are really amazing...
can you tell me how to get the round and the square borders for the tags
Awesome work may i borrow your designs and give you the credit as a link
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