Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Birthday Cards and some new beads

Happy Birthday Card

Hi all...Corrina here,
  The wonderful Jess has given up a well of inspiration with her fantastic Birthday Layout Sketch, so why not use it to its fullest potential and create a card from it as well? Here is one I prepared earlier LOL...

I used the sketch to inspire me on the placement of the papers and embellishments and greeting on this card. I used Echo Park Little Boy Papers (but you could just as easily do this layout with any bright and funky papers from our store, such as the Websters Let’s Celebrate range). I punched a scallop border from the Echo Park Little Boy Buttons paper (orange side) then layered them up on the card.

I covered a scrapware butterfly in some  Tattered Angels Rockin’ Renaissance Crepe ribbon (the music note one) and then spritzed it with Blue Denim glimmer mist, and inked the edges with blue ink and finished off with 3 little loose pearls glued into place. I inked up a chipboard circle with blue ink, and placed them in the bottom left corner with a M2A orange mulberry flower. 

Ta dah! Card! 
Hugs x

Materials Used:
Cardstock and papers: blue cardstock, Echo Park Little Boy Buttons paper, Echo Park Little Boy Strawberry Cardstock, Echo Park Little Boy Stars paper (or why not try our new Websters Let’s Celebrate range!), Tattered Angels Rockin’ Renaissance Crepe Ribbon.
Embellishments: chipboard butterfly, chipboard circle, Orange Mulberry Flower, 5mm Cream Pearls, white happy birthday rub on.

Hi Wendy here,

For some reason I love working with green papers!! Looking back on my work I have noticed it crops up ALL the time!!! And green spots are one of my absolute favourites!

This card has been made using Core-dinations Snowflake cardstock and Pink Paislee Hometown, Green Acres paper, both sides of this paper are great, I used the spotted side on my August sketch layout.

 I’ve added one of the Summer Border Stickers with Glitter (flags) and some Punch Outs (which are now unfortunately out of stock), a cute boy on a skateboard and the journaling tag.

I mounted the boy punch out on black cardstock and used Foam Mounting Tape to raise it off the card. I again used Tim Holtz Tea Dye ink around the edges of my papers and the white card. I finished off with a Bo Bunny ‘Life is Good’ sticker for my greeting.

Happy Birthday to You

My second card is a bright red card using more of the Pink Paislee Hometown Summer range, this time Heatwave.

This is also a real ‘happy’ paper, perfect for birthday cards and layouts!
I punched the edge of my card, made using Core-dinations Snowflake cardstock, I then cut the Heatwave paper to fit and again punched the edge of it to match my card.

I cut my paper to leave some white showing on both sides of the card and then added a ‘watermelon’ border from the PP Hometown Summer Border Stickers with Glitter.

However, I then covered the middles of the watermelons with ‘asterisks’ from the Black AC Thickers Daiquiri alpha and added a Bo Bunny Ad Lib Leaf sticker.
The greeting is a small sticker stuck on with Foam Mounting Tape to which I have added a my2angels Rainbows with Cloud charm above and a rub on ‘To You’ below. I used a black pen to ‘stitch’ around the edges of the patterned paper on both sides.

Inside the card, I added a slim strip of the Heatwave paper and a small circle sticker and again pen ‘stitched’ around it.


and from me, Tracy 

With a terrible photo of my card, 
but yah we finally have some rain here on the Gold Coast
so had to scan my card instead

using our rhinestone circles, new circle beads and our roses (large and small)

 and the inside I sprayed Glimmer Mist over a Scrapware Happy Birthday words

We have also got more new beads in stock
Great for embellishments or making hatpins


Happy Wednesday everyone


Wendy said...

Happy Wednesday to you too!! Love the card T, what a clever idea with the bling circles ... Love it!! And those beads are cute!! Beautiful butterfly card too Corrina! :)

Cathy said...

Awesome cards girls, they are all beautiful!! Love the bling circles and beads on your card Tracy! :))

daph-a-dills said...

I wish someone would give me gorgeous cards like that lol...