Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Handmade Cards, Paper Crafting and a *GIVEAWAY!*
Welcome to this week's card making project!
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
Glue the larger piece of scrapbook paper to right side of card, and the then smaller piece on the left.
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.
Cut a small slit along the top of card, at the paper seam, wide enough for your ribbon.
Thread ribbon through and tie on tag.
I also added a tiny paper rose.
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...
Silhouette Mother's day card
"Once upon a time" note cards.
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!
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Where do you get those pretty papers? And that adorable flower too
Hi Kelli! I love the Tea Pot Tags. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. Love. Debbi
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.
The birthday card is beautiful...so simple, yet so rich!
You always coordinate your papers so well!
Just stunnning thankyou for sharing.
You are so talented. These absolutely look professionally done.
Your cards are so lovely.
Have a Wonderful Wednesday
from Roberta Anne--The Raggedy Girl
Such beautiful cards. I love them all.
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!
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
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.
I adore your cards & crafts, Kelli! Please enter me in the drawing. :)
Do your scrap book papers come distressed or do you coffee stain them?
Please enter me in the contest. I just love your work.
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!
All your crafts are exquisite, Kelli! I like the antiquey browns, too.
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.
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!!
Hi Kelli! Missed reading your blog everyday, so I visited many of your past pages! Your ideas for today are just beautiful!
you find the prettiest things to create with. very nice!
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.
I absolutely love your items. Please count me in for your giveaway! I just spend so much time looking at your shop! :-)
I love how antique your items look! I would love to be entered into the drawing!
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!
Hi Kelli, this is the first time to your blog. Those note cards caught my eye right away. I will visit often. Sally Hackney firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Oops, forgot my email address...
Thanks agian for the oportunity to win a Esty product!
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!
everything you make is always so pretty.
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.
I just love the things you make:) I would love to know where you buy your stamps from?
love love love the postcards! how creative!
Your cards are always so beautiful! :)
Such beautiful creations! How do you make the tiny paper rose?
Ooh, I have that same paper, the blue flowered one.
Your cards are just wonderful!
The cards are beautiful!
Beautiful as usual, Kelli!
I forgot to put my email address last time. It's email@example.com.
It's all so pretty!
I love your cards. They are so beautiful! Here is my email...
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!!
I agree, the flower is the finishing touch!!! I plan to use this for mother's day cards! THANKS once again!
you're a very creative lady! :)
Gorgeous cards Kelli. The tags are perfect!
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,
Your cards and tags are gorgeous. You have a great eye for putting together pretty patterns and colors.
Oooops, Kellie -
email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelli your are such a busy bee..each time I stop by you're doing something different!! You are a multi- talented gal!!
I'm glad you had a nice Easter. I love the Paris postcards! Please enter me in the drawing. Thanks for your generosity! Sue.email@example.com
You always make such pretty cards.
Your cards and projects are just gorgeous! Great work!! I love all the paper too!
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.
Thanks for such a neat giveaway. Your work is wonderful. Please enter me in your next giveaway, Valerie, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.yorkiesprimitives.blogspot.com
All your crafts/projects are fabulous! Keep them coming, sure do enjoy them!
I love that card with little flower, never thought of that. The paper is so beautiful
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!
love all your paper crafts.. hopefully sometime soon i'll find time to do some myself... have a great day!!
Love the new gift tags!
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!
What a lovely, feminine card!
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