Well, I been doing a little bit of stamping and creating. After shoulder surgery it’s been hard to get back into the groove again. Once I get started I can’t stop, but I have to because my shoulder starts hurting. Oh well, I’ll work through it. I participated in a Brown & ? swap and I wanted to share what I created. I love to make cards with brown. It’s just an elegant color.
Here’s my first card. I love doing this style of card.
Supplies used: Card Size 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 scored at 6″ (leave 1/2″ at end to attach ribbon) I used the Double Circle Punch to make the holes to attach the ribbon.
Stamp Set: Lots of Thoughts
Ink: Basic Brown
Punches: Square Punch, Word Window Punch, Double Circle Punch
Paper: Sierra Sand CS, Old Olive CS, White CS, We R Memory Makers DSP
Accessories: Olive Brads, Olive Grosgrain Ribbon
My second Brown & ? card is this cute Happy Birthday card. It’s nice for a boy. I don’t have many boy birthday cards and I thought this came together nicely.
Supplies used: Card size 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
Paper: White CS, Basic Brown CS, Barely Banana CS and We R Memory Makers DSP
Ink: Basic Brown
Punches: Scallop Circle, 1 1/4″ Circle, 1 3/4″ Circle
Accessories: 3/8″ Brown Satin Ribbon, 1/4″ Lt. Blue Grosgrain Ribbon
White CS cut 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Brown CS cut 5 x 4
DSP cut 3 3/4 x 2 1/4
On Barely Banana CS, I first punched the 1 3/4″ Circle and then centered the Scallop Circle Punch to get my scalloped cut circle. Stamped my Happy Birthday image on white CS and then centered my 1 1/4″ circle punch. Assembly: Taped the Brown CS onto the White CS. Took my DS Paper and taped one end of my brown ribbon on the back edge about 1/2″ in and then wraped around to the other edge and taped about 1/2″ and trimmed ribbon off. Taped DS Paper to Brown CS and centering. Took a small piece of brown ribbon and lt blue ribbon and knotted on brown ribbon I taped around the DS paper. Then put dabs of tape or you can use glue stick to tape the scallop circle down. Center the white Happy Birthday circle in center. And there you have it, a cute Birthday Card.
Last week I was making some of my Gift Box Cards and here is one of the Birthday cards I made. I printed 2 copies of my Gift Box Card templates and one copy I cut the top part off to give me the template for the lid. I cut the lid part from Cutie Pie DS paper and taped it to my white cs that I cut my Gift Box Card. Used a black gel pen to draw the lines and stamped my Birthday Greeting. How easy is that! And how cute it turned out.
Well, thanks for checking in and hope you all have a wonderful weekend. I’m going to go and ice my shoulder some more. Until next time.