Tag Archives: designer paper

ILCS49 – Grateful for You Card Design

Using this week’s card making template over at i Love Card Sketches I came up with another card design.  I started with For All Things, a beautiful watercolor-inspired stamp set.  Then I added a strip of patterned paper from the Typeset Specialty Designer Paper collection and a smaller strip from Neutrals Designer Paper Stack.  The Basic Black… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: Peace on Earth

Today’s holiday card for Christmas Card Sunday blends old Stampin’ Up! stamps with current ones, and Christmas stamps with non-Christmas sets. I began with the world stamp from The Open Sea… certainly not a set you’d likely jump right to for your Christmas card ideas.  But paired with the “Peace on Earth” greeting from the… Read More »

Greeting Card Sentiments – ILCS40

When they’re big and bold, why not position your greeting card sentiments front and center and make them the focal point of your handmade card designs? I did just that on today’s card, using the motivational quote as the main element.  I even embossed it to be sure it stood out strong! 🙂  The Circles… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: ILCS39

Well, it’s Christmas Card Sunday again, and here’s a Christmas card design that I came up with using the card sketch for this week over at i Love Card Sketches.  Pop on by and see what other beautiful ideas people came up with using the sketch. I pulled out some retired designer paper called Letters… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: Playing With Crayons

Papercrafters are notorious for repurposing all sorts of things to use in their paper craft projects.  Well, today is no different.  Grab your kids’ white crayons and let’s play! Today is Christmas Card Sunday.  In case you’re not familiar, I made a commitment at the beginning of the year to devote most Sundays throughout the… Read More »

How to Make a Birthday Card Quickly?

How to make a birthday card quickly?  Pull out some fabulous patterned papers! This homemade birthday card features patterns from the Bohemian Designer Paper collection, both for the main focal piece and the little flags along its border.  It’s full of beautifully vibrant colors that are sure to dazzle!  I used Stampin’ Up!’s Banner Triple… Read More »

Memorial Day Cards

Today I decided to focus on Memorial Day cards to express our thanks for those who came before and made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those currently serving, too.  Thank you! The greeting came from Project Life Remember This, a fitting title don’t you think?  And the designer paper came from the retiring Maritime Designer… Read More »

Let Your Hair Down and Create a Birthday Card

It’s easy to create a birthday card with just a few shapes, some designer paper, and an awesome birthday card greeting. Here I combined a couple of the bold and graphic patterns included in the Sweet Taffy Designer Paper collection with a greeting from Let Your Hair Down.   The vibrant colors and blend of jazzy… Read More »

Card Sketch ILCS24: Guy Greetings

This card began with this week’s card sketch over at i Love Card Sketches.  I combined the Typeset Designer Paper and Guy Greetings stamp set with a Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, and Very Vanilla color scheme. I just kept repeating the hats over and over, then used my Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker to ink… Read More »

i Love Card Sketches – Moon Lake

Here’s my submission for this week’s card sketch at i Love Card Sketches. For this masculine card I used Hardwood,  Moon Lake, and some of the wonderful papers from the Adventure Bound Designer Paper Stack.  The colors were kept neutral — Sahara Sand and Black — with a pop of color from the blue water… Read More »

DIY Birthday Cards: Timeless Talk

With a little designer paper and a stamp set, you can make beautiful DIY birthday cards for your friends and family.  These clean and simple cards will come together effortlessly and you won’t need a lot of things to make them.  You could even attach the designer paper and stamped images directly to the card… Read More »

i Love Card Sketches 17

I created this card using the card making template from i Love Card Sketches this week.  The stamps were taken from Butterfly Basics and stamped in Crumb Cake with a bit of Chocolate Chip added around the edges.   The green patterned paper is from the Adventure Bound Designer Paper Stack, which is a collection of… Read More »