LOVE card

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Happy National Scrapbook Day!  Hope you’re having fun crafting today and creating some pretty projects.  I couldn’t resist making another Mother’s Day card using the Jen Hadfield Everyday collection by Pebbles.  This one is for my girls’ Great Grandma.

My card measures 5″ x 7″.  I trimmed the Anchored pattern paper to 4 7/8″ x 6 7/8″ and adhered it to my card base.  I trimmed the woodgrain Happy Thoughts pattern paper to 3″ x 4 7/8″ and adhered it along the bottom of my card.  I added machine stitching around my card.  I added fussy cut flowers from the Sunny Blossoms pattern paper between my two pattern papers.

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I added gold Color Mist splatters around the card.  I added butterfly stickers to my flowers.

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I added the “love” gold foiled phrase sticker for the sentiment on my card.  Love it!

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Supplies:

Pebbles Everyday Happy Thoughts (733054)
Pebbles Everyday Sunny Blossoms (733066)
Pebbles Everyday Anchored (733067)
Pebbles Everyday Accents Stickers with Gold Foil (733085)
Pebbles Spring Fling Gold Foiled Phrases Stickers (733117)
Pebbles Cottage Living Golden Color Mist (369021)
American Crafts This To That Foam Tab Adhesive, Squares (61710)
American Crafts This To That Adhesive Runner (61718)
white cardstock
scissors
sewing machine and yellow thread


Mother’s Day Card

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Yep, it’s been a while since I’ve blogged.  Sorry.  It’s been a busy past few months.  I’ll be back soon with a birthday post of Caitie’s Emoji Themed Craft Party.  For now, Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I’m up on the Pebbles blog with a Mother’s Day Frame and Card Gift Set I made for my Mama.  Here today, I’m sharing another Mother’s Day card idea.

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I made this card for my MIL using the pretty Spring Fling collection by Pebbles.  My card measures 5″ x 7″ and I used white cardstock for the base of my card.  I rounded the corners of the card base with a corner punch.  I trimmed the floral pattern side of the Spring Fling paper to 4 ¾” x 6 ¾”.  I trimmed the heart pattern side of the Spring Fling paper to 2″ x 6 ¾” and adhered it along the bottom of the Spring Fling pattern paper.  Again, I rounded the corners of the pattern papers with a corner punch.  I added white Glitter Tape, adhered the paper layers to my card base, and added some machine stitching around the card.

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This cute little teacup is from the Garden Party collection (an oldie but goodie) by Pebbles.  I used my craft knife to trim out the center of the teacup.  I added Glossy Accents to a piece of white cardstock and sprinkled Gold Glitter onto it making sure I pressed the glitter down.  After that dried, I brushed some Mod Podge onto the glitter to make sure it wouldn’t be able to come off.  I added some more Mod Podge to the teacup and adhered it to the glitter on the cardstock.  I love the “tea” in my little teacup!  I added adorable flower Puffy Stickers next to the teacup.  Love it!

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Love this grouping and layering of a Die-Cut banner, a Rosette, and more puffy flower stickers.

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I used the We R Memory Keepers 1-2-3 Punch Board to make a matching envelope for my card.

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I used the Blossoms pattern paper to make the 5″ x 7″ envelope and used the Celebrate Thickers to label it with the word “Grammy.”

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Love how the card and matching envelope turned out!

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The card slips easily into the gold ribbon on our gift.

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We can’t wait to give Grammy her Mother’s Day Gift!  We know she’s going to love it!

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY, EVERYONE!

Supplies:

Pebbles Spring Fling Spring Fling (733100)
Pebbles Spring Fling Blossoms (733105)
Pebbles Spring Fling Celebrate Thickers, Gold Foiled Foam (733114)
Pebbles Spring Fling Ephemera Cardstock and Vellum Die-Cuts with Gold Foil (733116)
Pebbles Spring Fling Puffy Stickers (733120)
Pebbles Spring Fling Dimensional Embellishments 4/Pkg, Rosettes (733123)
Pebbles Garden Party Die-Cut Cardstock Shapes (732541)
American Crafts This To That Foam Tab Adhesive, Squares (61710)
American Crafts This To That Adhesive Dot Runner (368570)
American Crafts Sticky Thumb Flat Adhesive Dots .25″ (340274)
American Crafts Glitter Tape, White (96041)

Becky Higgins Project Life Corner Rounder Punch (93740)
Crate Paper Maggie Holmes Confetti Wow! Glitter .88 oz 4/Pkg, Rose, Frost, Gold, & Mint (683719)
Fiskars Fingertip Precision Craft Knife
Plaid Matte Mod Podge
Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents
We R Memory Keepers 1-2-3 Punch Board (662530)
We R Memory Keepers Precision Glass Cutting Mat (71299)

sewing machine and yellow thread
paintbrush


Teacher Thank You Cards

I’m up on the Pebbles Blog today with Thank You cards I made for Caitie and Payton’s teachers.  I cannot believe how quickly the school year passed by again.  Here are the Thank You cards I made for the girls’ other teachers.

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This card is for their gym teacher.

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This card is for their art teacher.

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This card is for their music teacher and Caitie’s chorus teacher.

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This card is for their LMC teacher (library media center).

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This card is for Payton’s reading teacher.

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Pebbles Supplies:

Cottage Living Floral Tapestry (732750)
Cottage Living All Lined Up (732751)
Cottage Living Rounded Trellis (732763)
Cottage Living Golden Color Mist (369021)
Home Grown Busy Bees (732802)
Home Grown Foliage (732803)
Home Grown Family (732808)
Home Grown Quilt (732809)
Home Grown Icon & Phrase Stickers (732812)
Home Grown Dimensional Flowers (732815)
Happy Day Thinking of You (732693)
Happy Day Fresh Air (732695)
Happy Day Puzzled (732697)
Happy Day Blooms (732698)
Happy Day Icons & Phrases Stickers (732702)
Basics Accent & Phrase Stickers, Aqua and Green (732183)
Basics Accent & Phrase Stickers, Ash and Black (732185)

Other Supplies:

American Crafts A2 Cards & Envelopes (4.375″ x 5.75″) 12/Pkg, Kraft (366022)
American Crafts This To That Adhesive Runner .313″ x 8.75 yd, Strips (61712)

American Crafts This To That Dimensional Dots (61709)
American Crafts Baker’s Twine Value Pack 5 yd Spools 24/Pkg, Bright (366303)
American Crafts Glitter Tape 3 yd x .375″, Aqua (96021)
American Crafts Soho Garden District Stamps (59164)
Heidi Swapp Color Shine Spritz, Amethyst (CSS-HS-798)
Sending You Love Clear Stamps (Hero Arts)
paper trimmer and scissors (Fiskars)
white thread and sewing machine


Happy Birthday Card

I have a snow day layout up on the Pebbles Blog today using a combination of the Happy Day and We Go Together collections and using pics of this cutie pie making snow angels.

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I’d like to share another birthday card I made using the Happy Day collection.

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Pebbles Supplies:

Happy Day Let’s Chat (732694)

Happy Day Icons & Phrases Stickers (732702)

Birthday Wishes Happy Birthday Rub-Ons, Black (732579)

Other Supplies:

4″ x 5.5″ Cards and A2 Envelopes, White (366014) and This to That Dimensional Dots (61709) (American Crafts)

paper trimmer (Fiskars)

sequins

white thread and sewing machine


Happy Birthday Card

I have a double-page layout up on the Pebbles Blog today looking back on the 2014 year.  I used the pretty and fun new Happy Day collection by Pebbles.

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I’d like to share this birthday card I made using the Happy Day collection again.

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Pebbles Supplies:

Happy Day Weekend (732690)

Happy Day Garden Walk (732692)

Happy Day Hello There (732700)

Birthday Wishes Happy Birthday Rub-Ons, Black (732579)

Other Supplies:

4″ x 5.5″ Cards and A2 Envelopes, White (366014) and This to That Dimensional Dots (61709) (American Crafts)

scissors (Fiskars)

sequins

white thread and sewing machine 


Home Sweet Home Card

I made this card as part of a housewarming gift for family members who recently moved into a new home…their first home.  It’s an exciting time!

I made this card using the Jen Hadfield Home+Made collection by Pebbles.

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Home Sweet Home Card - Inside

Pebbles Supplies:

Jen Hadfield Home + Made 6 x 6 Paper Pad (732644)

Jen Hadfield Home + Made Phrase & Accent Stickers (732611)

Jen Hadfield Home + Made Large Alpha Stickers, Gold (732641)

From Me to You Roller Date Stamp (732278)

Other Supplies:

4″ x 5.5″ Cards and A2 Envelopes, Kraft (366022), This to That Adhesive Runner with 2 Refills (61740), and This to That 3D Foam Dots (61709) (American Crafts)

Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Stamp Pad (Tsukineko)

paper trimmer and scissors (Fiskars)


Happy First Anniversary Card

Last year in August, we went to THE best wedding ever! (Yes, even better than my own wedding.)  Chris’ brother got married.  We traveled just a few hours away from our house to Galesburg, IL.  It was beautiful, SO much fun, and filled with wonderful hand-made touches everywhere you looked.  Chris and the girls were in the wedding.  They LOVED being flower girls in Uncle Adam and Aunt Maria’s wedding!  We all adore them and I wanted to share just a few of my favorite photos from the wedding. Of course, when I say a few…I mean under 40 photos today.  Ha!  So, I thought I would be best to share them in a slideshow.

I got excited when I saw some Amy Tangerine and Dear Lizzy papers used at the tables.  I loved, loved, loved the idea of using a book with a heart cut-out inside for the wedding rings.  LOVED!  I just loved their book-themed wedding along with items included that reflected them and what they’ve done.  The details were just wonderful and fun to look at…so much planning, preparation, and hard work…it was just WOW!

A Chinese lantern, fireworks, and more dancing finished off the amazing day!

It was the BEST WEEKEND celebration!

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SO, now for my hand-made card for Adam and Maria using the Jen Hadfield Home+Made collection by Pebbles!

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I heat embossed these stamped images from Amy Tangerine and Dear Lizzy right onto the Chalkboard Sticker.  I drew the border around the sticker by hand using the Zig Squeeze and Roll Glue Pen.  Then, I heat embossed it.  I love the way it turned out.

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More stamping on the matching envelope for the card.

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Happy First Anniversary Card

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I used the From Me to You Roller Stamp again here inside the card.

Happy First Anniversary Card

Pebbles Supplies:

Jen Hadfield Home + Made 6 x 6 Paper Pad (732644)

Jen Hadfield Home + Made Chalkboard Stickers (732612)

From Me to You Roller Date Stamp (732278)

Other Supplies:

4″ x 5.5″ Cards and A2 Envelopes, Kraft (366022), Amy Tangerine Ready Set Go Hey There Clear Stamps (59224), Dear Lizzy Enchanted Blackberry Clear Stamps (59203), White Opaque Finish Zing! Embossing Powder (27124), This to That Solid Adhesive Runner (61711), and This to That 3D Foam Dots (61709) (American Crafts)

2-Way Fine Ball Point Squeeze and Roll Glue Pen (Zig)

VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad and Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Stamp Pad (Tsukineko)

Embossing Heat Tool Model 2500 (Marvy Uchida)

paper trimmer and scissors (Fiskars)

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white thread and sewing machine