Friday, December 10, 2010

Trying to clean up cards!!!

I really need to clean up my craft room!  But when I get started I start thinking I should make some cards with these papers while they are out!  So that's what I started doing!  I got two done yesterday!  Which is really good considering my day!  I am really tired lately and I had an NST (non-stress test).  I usually call them stress tests because just getting the kids all lined up with care, driving over there, waiting for the machine (which isn't usually too long, but my time is soooo limited and I have soooo much to do!) stresses ME out!  Thank goodness it is the baby taking the test and NOT ME!!  LOL!!

Anyway!  Here are the two I came up with.  I will do my best to give the card recipe but these were from scraps and cut outs I had in my plastic box of die cut outs.  I have mentioned that I save everything!  Usually the kids keeps my die cuts down doing all their crafty things.  I can't imagine a mother having more than I have of drawings, cards, artwork, ect.  

Recipe:
Card Base: SU  Not Quite Navy 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  Soft Sky  4" X 5 1/4" 
Other Cardstock / Paper:  DP from My Mind's Eye "Countdown to Christmas" pack, orange, black, white
Ink:  Not Quite Navy, White
Stamps:  PTI Fillable Frames #6 (sentiment), SU Lace Snowflakes
Accessories:  SU District Ribbon originals, Cuttlebug & Snowflake Dots embossing folder, Cricut & Doodlecharms cartridge, SU Word Window and Modern label punches
 
I have no idea at what size this was cut at and I will have to edit later with the cartridge it is from.
I think it is Cindy Loo!
NOPE!  It is from Songbird Cartridge!

Recipe:
Card Base: Red 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  Glorious Green 4" X 5 1/4"   
Other Cardstock / Paper:  DCWV "Tis the Season" pack
Ink:  Real Red, Glorious Green
Stamps:  SU 1995 Retired Set, PTI 2008 Holiday Tag Collection
Accessories:  Stamp 'N Stuff Emerald Green embossing powder then colored in with Prismacolor pencil Grass Green, Red Buttons, Real Red ribbon, Cricut & Songbird Cartridge

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room and playing with scraps!

Have a great crafting day!

17 comments:

  1. Darling cards! The ribbon scarf on the snowman is just perfect! And the inking around the edge of the label on your second card is lovely.

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  2. Lovin the stamping along with the embossing plate...neat idea!

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  3. Love these cute cards! I do the same thing when I am trying to clean my craft room!

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  4. These are both super cute....and good for you for using up the bits and peices that collect...I so need to clean up and do that too!!

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  5. Lovely cards! That snowman is too cute. Hope the stress test results turn out perfect!

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  6. Love your little snowman card.....and his scarf is just perfect!!!

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  7. How cute is that snowman!! Love him!! I have a pin that says "Hug a snowman-it's a cold world out there." I've always wanted to use it on a card-I think you've inspired me to try one! :)

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  8. Wonderful cards... glad you created instead of cleaning up your craft space! ;)

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  9. You are just cranking these cards out! I too find it more fun to create than clean! LOL Very cute cards!

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  10. Such sweet little cards!!!! I totally love them! I love the embossing and the cute snowman on the first one and I totally love the colors on the second one!! Fantastic!

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  11. Hello, i just hop over from SCS. Both cards are great. The snowman is my fav. He looks so cute with the scarf.

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  12. I love that you created these from your scraps...if I made a card with the mess laying on my desk right now, it would be a disaster. That little snowman is too stinkin' cute! Love that ribbon scarf! :)

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  13. great cards...love the dp's...and the ribbon for a scarf on the snowman...so clever

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  14. So glad I came across your blog. Your cards are great!

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  15. I love your cards. So whimsical. I love your projects. I invite you to participate in our challenges at Hand Stamped Sentiments. This week we have a snowflake theme challenge.

    http://handstampedsentiments.blogspot.com/2010/12/hss-snowflake-theme-challenge-46.html

    TFS

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  16. Love your snowman card!! I am amazed yo have time to do all these cards with your busy family:)

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