4th of July ✮✮✮✮ Card.

Posted by Michelle on June 29th, 2015

Happy Monday, Gang!

Today I’m sharing a fun handmade card to celebrate the 4th of July.  I know most of us don’t really send out 4th of July cards, but I do like to make a few to give to the kids with some 4th of July fireworks (sparklers and poppers) with a little note inside reminding them to be fun … and safe.

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For this card I used some Hazel & Ruby Pass the Tissue paper in Quote Collage, and then applied star stencils from Everyday Shapes.

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Step 1.
Adhere Pass the Tissue paper to coaster chipboard with Mod Podge.

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Step 2.
Apply star stencils.

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Step 3.
Water color the top half of the piece red, and the bottom part blue.

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Step 4.
Allow to dry.
Remove stencils and outline stars with Imagine Craft’s Irresistible Pico Embellisher.
Stamp sentiment.

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Step 6.
Adhere to 5×5 card base.

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Heart Bookmark.

Posted by Michelle on June 22nd, 2015

Happy Monday, Gang!

Toady I’m sharing a really easy and fun little bookmark.
Easy as in this takes minutes, and very few supplies:  chipboard, shaped punch, Hazel & Ruby’s DIY Decor Tape (I used Golden Dots), scissors, adhesive, and a paper clip.

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I rolled out a piece of the DIY Decor Tape and pressed my chipboard down on to it.

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And then trimmed off the excess.

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And punched out hearts with my shaped punch.

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You could hot glue the heart to the top of the paper clip, but I used a foam dot.

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What a great little add-on when gifting a book!

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My daughter’s birthday card.

Posted by Michelle on June 18th, 2015

I’m back today to share the card that I made for my daughter’s birthday yesterday.  I had purchased the Hey Kid collection from Pink Paislee a long time ago, and never used it, and thought it would be perfect for her.  Mint green is her favorite color, so I paired some close pieces from the collection with a great mint green wooden tag that I got from the Inspire Lovely ETSY shop (the little silver tag is from there too).

I hope you’re having a great week – it’s almost Friday!



Father’s Day cards.

Posted by Michelle on June 8th, 2015

Just popping in real quick to share some Father’s Day cards I made this weekend.  I posted these over on Instagram, and am using the same pictures (unlightened/edited, sorry).
These cards came together super quicklike using pieces from Inspire Lovely on ETSY.  And with the exception of the little silver tag, I didn’t pay for any of the pieces – they were all the fun bits that she includes in her packaging.  I really don’t let anything go to waste 😉



Here’s to a great week!


The husband’s birthday card.

Posted by Michelle on June 1st, 2015

I have really fallen off the card wagon this year, but special occasions for special people just require a handmade card.  Special occasions like the husband’s birthday.  Made with the Nautical collection from Fancy Pants.

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