Wednesday, February 20, 2013

God Loves You Card

This is a card I made for a homeless woman that I see standing next to the intersection most mornings.  I just felt led to make it!

Here are the details:

Size:  4" x 5 1/2"
Card Stock:  Recollections; Bazzill
Patterned Papers:  Various -- From my stash of scraps
Hearts:  McGill punch
Embossing:  Cuttlebug hearts folder
Sentiment:  Computer generated and cut with a Spellbinders Label die
Ribbon:  Unknown

It was a very simple and easy card to make, but made from the heart!  Thanks for looking.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

I Only Have Eyes For You Valentine's Day Card

And this is my last Valentine's Day creation.  It is the card I plan to give to my hubby today.  I doubt that he will understand it.  I will have explain to him what it says.  I guess the hearts are confusing, but it needed something in the middle of the card!

Here are the details:

Size 5"x7"
Card Stock:  American Crafts; Bazzill
Patterned paper:  Recollections
Embossing:  Cuttlebug
Glasses:  Paisley Cricut cartridge cut at 2"
"I Only Have" -- Don Juan Cricut cartridge cut at 1 1/4"
"4 U" -- Don Juan Cricut cartridge cut at 1 1/2"
Hearts:  Spellbinders Nestabilities Dies

I hope you like it, and it gives you some kind of inspiration.  Thanks for taking the time to let me know you like my work.

I am entering this card at the Cricut Fanatics Crafting Blog.  It's a Valentine's Day challenge.  Check it out here.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Valentine's Day Gift Card Holders

As promised, I am sharing another Valentine's Day creation.  These are the simple gift card holders that I made for my daughters and their husbands.  I always give them a little something for Valentine's Day.  These are definitely not fancy, but I literally made them with just a few minutes of spare time.

Here are the details:

Card Stock:  Core'dinations and American Crafts
I used a Spellbinders label that I had cut and ended up not using.  I looked at it and wondered if it was big enough to put a gift card inside, and it sure was!  It's the largest of the Nestabilities for this label.  I folded it and scored it and then cut another label, cut that one in half (well, obviously a little less than half), and used it to glue on the bottom inside half to hold the gift card.  I used a circle punch to make a notch for the gift card to peek out.

On the outside, I used a scalloped circle punch and the Martha Stewart heart punch to add a little something and also added a computer generated sentiment and little punched hearts.  So simple.  But cute!

Hope you like them.  And thanks for taking the time to comment!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

You're Dino-Mite

As promised, I am sharing another Valentine's Day card today.  This one was made for our grandson, who is 3.  Here are the details:

Size:  4" x 5 1/4"
Patterned papers:  Recollections
Card Stock:  Recollections; Bazzill
Dinosaur:  Create a Critter Cricut cartridge cut at 3 1/2"
Hearts border:  Martha Stewart border punch
Sentiments were computer generated and punched using a Paper Shapers punch and a McGill heart punch.
The two small hearts are a punch as well.

Thanks so much!

Monday, February 11, 2013


Here it is, Monday already.  Where do the weekends go?!?  This weekend was a great one for me.  My family was here on Sunday, and we celebrated my birthday.  What a blessed day it is when they are all here.

Today I am sharing the Valentine's Day card I made for our granddaughter.  I hope to share with you this week a few more Valentine's Day things I made on Saturday.  I am usually months behind, but I thought I'd go ahead and post these things now.  Here are the details:

Size:  5"x7"
Card Stock:  Recollections; Core'dinations; American Crafts
Patterned paper:  Wow.  That paper is old.  I am not sure.  I am guessing that I have had it for at least 5 years.
Love Banner:  I broke down and spent birthday money from last year (yes, I saved it for a year almost) and bought the Stampin' Up Pennant punch set.  It's really neat!  I printed the letters on my computer and then punched them.  The hearts are a punch.
Girl and dog silhouette:  A Child's Year Cricut cartridge cut at 3 1/2"
Scalloped circle:  Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities Die (the smallest one).  I then embossed it using my Cuttlebug.
I used my Bow Easy to make the bow and added a mini rose from I Am Roses.

I think that's it!  I hope you like it.  Thanks if you take the time to leave a comment.  The folks that take that time are few and far between.  As those of you know who blog, it sure is tough to see that 150 visitors have been to your blog, and not one has left a comment.

Check out all of the neat hearts and cupids over at Bitten By The Bug 2.  I've entered my card in the challenge.  Want to join?

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Christmas Joy

Yes, I am a little late to post a Christmas card.  But hopefully someone will find some inspiration in this card I made for my in-laws.  Here are the details:

Size:  Approx. 5" x 7" Tri-Fold (I used two 12" x 5" pieces of card stock, which were offset and glued together to make this card, leaving a one inch section to overhang at the end. -- See first picture below.)
Card Stock:  Wausau Papers; Bazzill; American Crafts
Patterned paper:  DCWV (This is an old Christmas stack as I recall.)
Nativity:  Inspired Heart Cricut Cartridge cut at 4"
Scalloped Border with Holes:  EK Success border punch
Ribbon:  Unknown
Star:  Joys of the Seasons Cricut Cartridge cut at 2 1/4"
Joy:  Joys of the Seasons Cricut Cartridge cut at 2" layered on a paper doily
Gems:  Queen & Co.
There's nothing special about the inside -- I just used some punches to make a place to hold some money.

Thanks so very much for taking the time to comment.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Spread Your Wings

Good Friday morning.  I am sharing an encouragement card I made several months ago for a lady at my daughter's church who has started a speaking ministry.  Her theme is always around butterflies, so of course I had to find a butterfly for her card.  And this sentiment was perfect as a way of encouraging her.  Here are the details:

Size:  5"x7"
Card Stock:  Bazzill, American Crafts
Patterned Papers:  Recollection
Sentiment/Butterfly:  Straight From The Nest Cricut cartridge cut at 4 1/2"
Pink Scallop:  Bazzill Just The Edge
Flower:  Prima??

Thanks for looking, and I hope it inspires someone!  Also, thanks for taking the time to comment.

Have a great weekend!