Tag: “Creative”

Card Design: Vintage Quilt

This is a fun way to use paper scraps! A square paper punch is necessary to ensure the pieces line up precisely, though. I assembled the quilt block on a thin background sheet slightly smaller than the finished block. Folding

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Card Design: Sunrise Meadow

This design is pretty straightforward; a meadow scene and “Thank You” text stamped in black over a sponged sunrise. I did add some “deep impressions” clear embossing over the words to make them stand out and shine a bit. I’m

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Card Design: Stained Glass

This card design grew naturally out of a stamp that looks like a stained glass window.  After printing several verses from the book of Numbers on a sheet of 110 lb. card stock, I scored it in two places to

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Card Design: Birthday Sea

I couldn’t resist this week’s card making challenge at CASology – to make a card inspired by the word “sea.” I love nautical designs! The basic layout I designed with desktop publishing software, then printed out the words “Happy Birthday!”

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Card Design: Purple Thank You

I printed the text of this card, both English and Chinese, from the computer. The Chinese words for “thank you” are printed in lavender. The next step was to add the circle of purple foil paper. After that, all that

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Card Design: Contrast Cat

I have found my niche! This is another card that I designed on the computer, printed words for, and then finished with stamps, inks, colored paper, etc. This has the look that I’ve been designing for… The card has contrast

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Card Design: Country

This one was a combination of printing and stamping. I designed the layout in a desktop publishing program and printed the text and frames on our laser printer. I finished it with the stamped images and frayed gold cord. To

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Card Design: Silhouette Music

To make this card, I first made a mask (cut a rectangle out of cardstock so that the cardstock would cover up everything on my card except where I wanted the colored stripe). Within this mask, I used sponges to

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Hamster Ball + Glow Sticks = Fun

My daughter loves playing with glow sticks, and I am constantly challenged to think of new things to do with them. The one I came up with last night involved 2 glow sticks, activated and placed inside a medium-sized, clear

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Card Design: Furry Cat

A picture can only show so much – distinctly missing from this one is the pearlescent shine of the background and the soft, fuzzy feel of the blue velvet cat and spine. You’ll have to use your imagination to appreciate

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