Happy Birthday Shannon West!

For those of you that don’t know who Shannon West is….well I have posted about her recently.  You can check out that post here.  She started the #imbringingbirthdaysback movement.  Well she just had her birthday so you  know I had to make her a card.  Here it is…

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The background is from the bonus stamp set from the April Paper Pumpkin kit.  The stamp set is Stampin Up Perfect Pennants.  I used the Banner Framelits Dies to cut it out.  I hope she likes it!

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Popcorn Treats

Here’s a super cute treat I made recently.  It’s a mini bag of microwave popcorn all wrapped up and decorated.

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Details

Stampin Up Designer Series Paper – Brights Collection

Triple Banner Punch

Stamps – My Creative Time Popcorn Background and Date Night

 

I think they turned out super cute!

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Late Night Crafting Treats

The other night my son and I were in my craft room.  Surprise….we started crafting!!!  It was awesome.  Why am I so excited about it…he’s 18 years old.  I love spending time with both of my children and when I get to craft with them…well it’s a bonus.  He helped make these peppermint patties treats.  He took them ALL to a “gathering” he was going to that night.  He said his friends just loved them!

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Products used – 

Stampin Up – Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8″ Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch

Stamp sets – Chocolate Lover’s and Sassy Candies by Jaded Blossom

Cardstock – retired Stampin Up paper

Ink – Early Espresso

 

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Sparkly Birthday Card

I needed a birthday card for a girl that LOVES her bling.  After playing with ideas, here is what I came up with…

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I forgot to take a picture of the inside (darn) but it does say Happy Birthday to you.  I also added a strip of the gold washi tape from Sale-A-Bration to the bottom of the card.

I am sure she will love it.

 

Card details

Card base is from a pre-made card.

Balloons – Balloon Bouquet Punch

Paper – Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper, Gold Glimmer Paper

 

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

 

 

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

I Thank My Lucky Stars

One last “manly” card I made recently.  

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Card 

Stamp Set – Going Global

Base – 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Delightful Dijon

Layer – 4″ x 5 1/4″ Basic Black

Layer – 3 3/4″ x 5″ Very Vanilla

Designer Series Paper – Going Places Paper Stack

Ink – Basic Black, Delightful Dijon

Metallics Sequin Assortment

 

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

I’m Lost Without You

Here’s another more masculine card.

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Card details:

Stamp set – Going Global

Base – 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ Lost Lagoon

Layer – 4″ x 5 1/4″ Smoky Slate

    This layer is embossed using the World Traveler Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Before putting this in the embossing folder, I took a brayer and Smoky Sand ink and rolled it over the folder.  Then I put my card stock in the folder to emboss.

Designer Series Paper is from the Going Places Designer Series Paper Stack.  

    Basic Black layer – 4 3/4″ x 1 1/2″

    Delightful Dijon layer – 4 1/4″ x 3/4″

    Lost Lagoon layer – 2″ circle punch – This piece was also stamped with the Going Global stamp set.

Layer – 1/2″ wide (length is up to you) Whisper White – This piece was also stamped with the Going Global stamp set.

Ink – Basic Black 

Metallics Sequin Assortment

 

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

 

Happy Birthday Kelly

As you already know I have busy with my new craft room.  I did manage to make my sister a birthday card for her 41st birthday in March.  So I used the new Balloon Bouquet Punch from Stampin Up to help me out.

Here’s what I came up with…

The card is a full 8 1/2″x 11″ piece of card stock folded in half.  The Designer Series Paper is from the It’s My Party Designer Series Paper Stack

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Here is the inside of the card…

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I cut out 41 balloons in total.  I also used some Wink of Stella on some of the balloons.  The sentiment comes from a Sale-A-Bration set called Perfect Pairings (unfortunately it’s no longer available).

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Easter Treats

Oh does it feel good to blog again.  I have been fortunate enough to get my own craft room and we have spent time painting and putting it together.  It’s now set up so I can craft and blog but it is still a work in progress.

I saw this awesome idea from Pootles and just had to make my own version.

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Here’s how I made this project…

Designer Series Paper 11″ x 3 1/2″

Score on the long side at 1/2″, 1 1/4″, 9 3/4″, 10 1/2″

Score on the short side at 3/4″, 1 1/2″, 2 1/4″, 3″

I used the Word Window Punch from Stampin Up to punch a window.  You could use anything that will fit in the space.  I also used the flower from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack and added a rhinestone to the center.

I would love to see your version of this project.  Feel free to link it up here or post it on my Facebook Page here.

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Happy Birthday to You

It was my cute little niece’s birthday recently and I naturally had to make her a birthday card.  I used a lot of products from the birthday collection from Stampin Up.  They are fun and super easy to use to create cards.

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I loved it so much that I had to make my mother one for her birthday as well….

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Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey

Happy Anniversary??

Before I get to my project I need some feedback.  I am lucky enough to be getting my own craft room!!  As exciting as it sounds, it’s also overwhelming.  From paint colour to set up…etc…..it’s a lot to think about.  I am looking for any tips or suggestions for those that have craft areas.  What do you like about your space that is working for you?  What would you change?  I appreciate all of your help.

Now on to my project….

A family member had a birthday coming up and as a paper crafter it’s hard to buy a card (not that I haven’t done it).  The problem is that this card was for a male.  I’m sure I am not the only one who has a hard time making cards for men.  Here is what I came up with…

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Here is the inside…

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And an envelope to match….

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Not too bad if I do say so myself.

Until next time…have fun creating!!

Karey