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Monday, March 4, 2013

Today's Daily SPS Inspiration with Carissa - Card

It's so wonderful to see you again crafty friends.

Today is my day to post on the Pumpkin Spice Blog. I am happy to share with you a set of cards I created using the October Afternoon "Cakewalk" 8x8 paper pad. The quality of this paper is just amazing. And I love how the papers are loose, so you can move them around to see how they go together.

When I started looking through these paper I immediately thought of my grandma. These papers are just her style; vintage with a hint of whimsy and pastel colors. So I decided to make her this set of cards. The die cuts are from "A Child's Year" Cricut cartridge. Each image reminds me of something I would have done at my grandma's house ages ago.

 Each of the cards measure 4x4.

 In these cards I used twine as an embellishment. 
All of the layers of paper are popped up with dimensional tape.
It looks really neat in person.

 Here I used enamel dots as my embellishments.
These die cuts really hit home. We would play dress-up and rocking horse all the time!!

And of course, my new obsession...
...making matching envelopes with everything.
Here I made kraft envelopes and used scraps of patterned paper on the edge.


 Cakewalk Paper Pad 8"X8
October Afternoon "Cakewalk" 8x8 paper pad
found here for $8.95

 Carta Bella Cardstock 12"x 12" Linen Natural White
Carta Bella linen cardstock
found here for $0.35

 Kraft - Bazzill 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
Bazzill Kraft cardstock
found here for $0.28

 We R Memory Envelope Punch Board
We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board
found here for $12.95

 Lemondrop - Golden Yellow & White Baker's Twine

 Caribbean - Teal & White Baker's Twine

 JUTE  3 Ply - over 9 yards
Twine and Jute Twine
found here

Spellbinders "Lacy Squares"
order via email from the catalog

 My Mind's Eye - The Sweetest Thing - “Reasons Why” Enamel Dots
My Mind's Eye "Enamel Dots"
found here for $2.79

A Child's Year Cricut cartridge
dimensional tape

Be sure to check out this week's challenge : green and 4 of something!! How fun is that!! Then just link your creation here to be eligible for some big prizes at the end of the month. And the prizes are awesome! I'm talking a whole paper line with embellishments awesome.Or a monthly order lottery winner! I would love having my shopping cart pay for itself.

Have a great week everyone!


snappy scrappy said...

Super cute! Lee-Ann :)

Court said...

Carissa!!!! You are rOCKING it my friend!!!! These are SO darling start to finish! I love everything about them!!!

flowerdisco said...

DARLING! as i imaging your grandma would be :)

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