Christmas in August???

The new Holiday Mini is fabulous with a lot of hidden gems in it.  Some of the sentiments are wonderful because they not only are large, they also have great fonts!  I have made this style of card many times before, but it is an oldie but goodie.  It holds a gift card and takes only a few minutes to make!  It is great for birthdays, weddings, practically any occasion.  The tree punch is discontinued.  If I had the holly punch in the current catalog, that would have been a great addition to this card!  The Christmas paper is Be Merry from our regular catalog and the sentiment is from the Swirly Snowflake Bundle.  Below the photos is a great tutorial for those of you that  are not familiar with this fold!

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Gift Card Card Tutorial


Color Fuser August Blog Hop

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I love the little animals in the A Little Wild stamp bundle. I've used every element in cards I have designed with this set.  I love that you see the front and back of each animal.  This month's card features the cute little elephant!

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Make sure you hop onto the rest of the blogs to see what they designed with this great color combo!

Heather Osborne

Paola Phillips

JoAnn Hewins

Melissa Kerman

Robin Messenheimer

Pat Ertman - You are here

Debbie Henderson

Sara Wills

Barb Mullikin

 

 


Sympathy Cards Made Simple

Online I found a white on white wedding card.  I used the basic design and made it black on black for a sympathy card.  It is stunning and I hope the photo does it justice.  The Florishing Phrases Bundle makes the entire card.  You only have to run the flourish die and small flower through the big shop one time and glue it to the Softly Falling Embossed Card to create this fast and easy Sympathy Card.

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Friendly Hello Card!

This card became a happy accident!  I was trying to case a card and it wasn't working.  This happy color combination was the result!  Calypso Coral Cardstock and the Whole Lot of Lovely DSP make adorable cards with little effort.  The Lovely Words Thinlets make striking cards as well!  On September 19th and 20th, I will be hosting a class with this great set!  There are so many ways to use these script like words!

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