Happy Day

Happy Day

It’s a happy day when I get to use my scraps.   At the end of a pack, I always have some scraps, don’t you?  Here’s a card using those scraps up. I used scraps from the Central Park paper along with some scraps for my scrap bucket to make this card.

There’s a sheet in each paper pack that has these great cards on it formats, titles, and journaling. With one of them I created this “Happy Day” card. It has a fun watercolor balloon on it and says happy day. Using some scrap background and texture paper to help create the base, some scraps of cranberry and gold glitter paper, this came together fairly quickly.

Embellish with some leftover Central Park sequins and put gold glitter gems in the middle of the sequins. The background paper is Linen, which is a gray color. The gray twine helps pull that in. The gold shimmer brush adds some flare to the balloon.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Enjoy the Happy Day card and try to use those scraps up!

There’s no such thing as Blue Unicorns, right?

There’s no such thing as Blue Unicorns, right?

We needed a boy birthday card.  SG  loves the unicorn.  “Make a blue unicorn for a boy”, she says.  Using scraps, it’s not girly..right?  Maybe that top stripe with the purple or the bright pink a little girlish but all and all, it looks pretty “boyish”.

I do really like that I can use the thin cuts where I can stamp, then cut out the image.  Makes life so much easier than fussy cutting.  Love that CTMH packages the thin cuts in a storage envelope, has them cut out for you already (not hooked together so you have to cut them apart), AND they include the magnetic sheet.  The price point for the stamps and matching dies is amazing compare to others and you don’t always get a great storage envelope or magnetic sheet!  Great deal for YOU!  With this stamp set, you can cut out as many unicorns as your heart desires and stamp them in whatever color scheme you want.  Here are some of the die and stamp sets so you can check out what a great deal you get:

I laid out the stripes of paper in a diagonal pattern across the base white paper, 4″x 5.25″.  After getting one done, I decided to mat it on a piece of black cardstock, an 1/8th of a inch larger.  It make the top panel stand out.  3D foam tape the unicorn and banner.  Distress banner in matching Sapphire ink.

Don’t forget about National Scrapbooking Month Specials – you get 20% off the scrapbooking bundle!

OR you can join my team and get the Live Beautifully Cut Above Kit FREE –

and the awesome Stamp of the Month, $5.00 with a $50.00 purchase.

May is a marvelous month!  Here are the links to all of the great specials:

  • National Scrapbooking Month (NSM) is about Live Beautifully
  • S1705 – Live Love Laugh is a timeless Stamp of the Month for $17.95 or $5.00 with a $50.00 order.
  • The Seasonal Expressions 2  is live now and all new!
  • 5 Wonderful Workshop guides, one of which can be yours free with qualifying purchase of $25.00!  Check it out!
  • Host a Gathering Online or at your home/my house that reaches $350.00 or more in sales and you’ll get NSN
  • Join My Team and you will receive one of the Live Beautifully Cut Above kits, valued at $44.95.  It’s $75 to join CTMH.  That’s $30 more dollars than the Cut Above Kit!!  The contents of the Consultant kit are worth $164 AND you get $50.00 of Product Credit to pick out other papers/inks/stamps for a value of $214.  Add the $45.00 for the Cut Above Live Beautifully kit, and you’ve got $259.00 in supplies for $75.00.  WOW.   Plus there are lots of other great reasons to join – Check it out.
  • Events – check them out on my calendar.
  • Great Cricut Giveaway Event…over $3300.00 in prizes until we hit the goal of 39,000 points…read all about it!!  The party total is moving on up and we had our three prize giveaway!!  We are almost to the fourth giveaway!  Wow….over $500 in prizes given out now!
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Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.   Enjoy this Scrappy Blue Unicorn card.  Blue unicorns do exist!  Get yours today and a Workshop of your choice if your order is over $25.00. Over $50.00 and you can get the stamp of the month for $5.00 and an entry into the Great Cricut Giveaway!  =)

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Happy Birthday Little Dreamer

Happy Birthday Little Dreamer

I’m working on using my scraps up and you know, I’m always have those sheets of cards left in the paper pack if I’m not doing pocket scrapbooking.  I used two of them to make this card and a card design I got from Unity Stamps.  The gold glitter paper and transparency are from my shaker card party.  =)

  • You will need to cut your card base from a larger piece of cardstock because the score/fold is on the 4.25″ side at the 5.5″.
  • Trim down one of the 4″x6″ cards to 4″x5.25″ and put the front of the card.
  • Then cut 1 1/2″ from the bottom of the card, set aside to use later, and leave 1 1/2″ from the top of the card.

 

  • Glue the transparency – cut to 4.25″ x 5.5″and glue under the top part of the card.
  • Glue the bottom 1 1/2″ piece that you saved and glue on the bottom of the transparency.
  • Take the striped card that’s 3″x4″ and put in the center of the card, over the transparency and overlapping the top and bottom of the card.   You’ll be able to see the transparency on the sides of the card.

  • Use two strips of gold glitter paper.
  • Stamp and cut out both the Unicorn and the banner.
  • Distress the banner with Thistle Ink.
  • Add googly eyes.

  • Stamp a unicorn on the inside of the card, underneath the panel so it does not show (unless you want it to).
  • Stamp a sentiment on the inside.
  • Add googly eye.
  • Use the Gold and Clear Shimmer Brushes on the unicorns (I did gold on the body and clear on the mane, tail, horn, and nose).

The Little Dream Paper is a great deal of fun.  The colors are lively and so wonderful to play with after this dreary, crazy spring we’ve been having. The Little Dreamer Cardmaking unicorn stamp set has these dies to match so no fussy cutting = LOVE!!  Same for the Little Dream Scrapbooking rainbow set.  These makes your life easier.

May is a marvelous month!  Here are the links to all of the great specials:

  • National Scrapbooking Month (NSM) is about Live Beautifully
  • S1705 – Live Love Laugh is a timeless Stamp of the Month for $17.95 or $5.00 with a $50.00 order.
  • The Seasonal Expressions 2  is live now and all new!
  • 5 Wonderful Workshop guides, one of which can be yours free with qualifying purchase of $25.00!  Check it out!
  • Host a Gathering Online or at your home/my house that reaches $350.00 or more in sales and you’ll get NSN
  • Join My Team and you will receive one of the Live Beautifully Cut Above kits, valued at $44.95.  It’s $75 to join CTMH.  That’s $30 more dollars than the Cut Above Kit!!  The contents of the Consultant kit are worth $164 AND you get $50.00 of Product Credit to pick out other papers/inks/stamps for a value of $214.  Add the $45.00 for the Cut Above Live Beautifully kit, and you’ve got $259.00 in supplies for $75.00.  WOW.   Plus there are lots of other great reasons to join – Check it out.
  • Events – check them out on my calendar.
  • Great Cricut Giveaway Event…over $3300.00 in prizes until we hit the goal of 39,000 points…read all about it!!  The party total is moving on up and we had our three prize giveaway!!  We are almost to the fourth giveaway!  Wow….over $500 in prizes given out now!
  • Like My FB Pages: Linda Creates and You’ve Got Oils
  • Join My Customer Special Peeps Group (Customers only, no consultants please)

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.   Enjoy this Happy Birthday Little Dream card.  Get yours today, get an entry in the Great Cricut Giveaway, and a Workshop of your choice if your order is over $50.00.

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