Creating Pretty Cards #74

 

August 3, 2017

Creating Pretty Cards – Card Sketch #74!  Brought to you from Christy Fulk 

Each month in addition to the great 3D projects that Craft Project Central has for you, they also host a monthly card challenge – Creating Pretty Cards!! To help you recreate the sketch each month, they also provide a free Sketch Mini Tutorial with information about how the inspiration card was created using the sketch, supplies used, and basic measurements!!  

Here is the sketch this month:

And here is Christy’s card:

For every ten cards submitted, they’ll pick one winner of a free one month subscription!

The winner(s) will get to select the month of their choice! Head over to Craft Project Central to learn more and submit your creation!!

August 2017 Craft Project Central is up!

August 1, 2017

The August 2017 Craft Project Central Issue is up!

You may be asking “What is Craft Project Central?”

 Craft Project Central is your one-stop shop for great projects showcasing Stampin’ Up! products -from stamping to scrapbooking, home decor, jewelry, and more! Whether you’re a new or seasoned Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, or an avid crafter looking for fun crafting ideas, Craft Project Central offers ideas for workshops, classes, clubs and just plain fun crafting!What makes Craft Project Central different? Each month you subscribe to will give you access to great projects with detailed, full-color, step-by-step instructions. Projects are easy to duplicate, are practical, and functional projects that you will have fun making and be able to use yourself or give as gifts!

We also have a fun bonus project each month.  To receive access to the bonus projects subscribe to one of our 3, 6, or 12 month discounted packages!

I am the first to present this month!

I worked with the

Lemon Zest Ensemble!   

Add some sunshine to someone’s life with a little lemony treat! In this tutorial, you will create your own lemon pattern cardstock to make a bright birthday card, a lemon candy treat in a popcorn box, and a card with a lemon tea bag tucked in a pocket. You will also make a mini treat bag with a sliding insert that reveals a lemon herbal tea bag. You can’t help but smile while making these bright and cheery projects.

 

 

SU Daisy Delight

July 26, 2017

Today is my little girl’s birthday! In just two short months she will be walking down the aisle…

So in honor of her today…here is a birthday card made with the  Daisy Delight Bundle.

It’s so easy to create a half daisy- just cut a full size punched flower in half and stagger the petals- a neat alternative look to do with the Daisy Bundle. As you can see, I made a trio of cards using sentiments from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set. I used the coordinating Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper- one of my faves this year!

 

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SU Coffee Cafe Bundle

July 20, 2017

Oh, here is a trendy stamp set, the Coffee Cafe!

Check out this Stampin’ Up video on how many cool things you can do with the Bundle!

I made this card with the Coffee Cafe Bundle lickety split with the quick and easy Coffee Cups framelits. Look at the texture on the cup holders! Just think of all the ways you can use this with a coffee gift card…

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SU Colorful Seasons fall

July 17, 2017

Now, onto fall…I used the the Old Olive blocked ombre pattern from the Color Theory DSP on this card. I put some color behind the adirondack chair  using the Touches of  Textures stamp set to create some depth to the focal square. A copper foil maple die cut adds some flair to the card as well:)

 

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