Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Summertime Cards

Hey There Crafty Friends!

Seems like forever since I posted.  My daughter had a week off so we took advantage of the time and did almost a week's worth of mother/daughter things - lunches,dinners, shopping, 
and a weekend at Lake Tahoe!

But, I'm back in the craft room and have two new projects for you today.
Both of them use files from Paper Crafting World.

My first card uses a cut file called Brain Freeze Bear with Popsicle.  The file is sized to be a page layout and includes a title.  I resized it on my Pazzles to created this fun summer card.  I chose to use patterned paper for the bear.  I think it turned out really cute.  The background papers are from Authentique - I LOVE that paper line!

I usually ink the pieces from the cut file, but since I used patterned paper I decided to use foam squares to add dimension.

I'm going to enter this card in the following challenges:
A.R.T. "Anything Goes"
Crafty Ribbons "Anything Goes with Ribbon"
Crafts 4 Eternity "Anything Goes"
Cut it Up"Celebrate Summer"
Crazy 4 Challenges "Picnic"

Next, I used a Paper Crafting World digital printable to create this card.
The PCW digi used is Bear Sodadightul - girl.
I used Spellbinders Labels 3 for the matting and My Craft Spot Tiny Banners dies for the pennants.  The paper is from the Carta Bella Giddy Up line.  I got the lace ribbon from "Peachy Cheap."  The bear is colored with Copic Markers and highlighted with atYou Spica glitter pens.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks "Pennants"
C.R.A.F.T Challenge "For the Girls
Totally Papercrafts "Use Lace"

Have you been visiting My Paper Crafting to see all the fabulous Sizzlin Summer Projects?
If you sign up for the newsletter, which is emailed every Saturday, you'll see the new releases and be eligible to receive "subscribers only" free files.
You won't want to miss any of the projects being shared - page layouts, cards, and other terrific crafty ideas, all using files from Paper Crafting World.



Sandy Palmer said...

Both of these cards are fabulous Larelyn! Those bears are so adorable! Your coloring is always beautiful! Love the fancy bow on the first card, and the banner on your second card! Wonderful papers and color choices on both of your cards! :)

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Your mother/daughter week sounds amazing! I love your cards. The red and white paper on the bear card is just like a picnic table cloth!! That bow is just gorgeous . . .

Thanks for linking to Cut it Up Challenge for our Celebrate Summer challenge!


Berni Cuttino said...

This is just gorgeous. Love the colors and all the little finishing touches. You have a great eye for detail.

Trimgym said...

Lovely creation, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you have won or if you have been chosen in our Top3. Also don't miss out on challenges and freebies on my digistamp blog.


Alanna said...

Both cards are so fun. I love the bear on the first one and the image on the second card is just too cute. Thanks for joining us this week at A.R.T.

Brenda said...

These summer time cards are adorable Larelyn! I love that cutie bear with his Popsicle, love the paper you used on him! The little girl with her ice cream soda is too cute!! Hugs!

Leanne said...

OMGosh this is so cute, I love it, thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Creative M said...

Both cards are ADORABLE!!!
Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

paper fun said...

So cute. Both so sweet.

Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.


michele said...

Gorgeous cards, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity. hugs x

Alexandra♥ said...

Hello Larelyn!

Your card for the Lace Challenge at Totally Paper Crafts is super cute! Thanks for sharing it with us!
Hope you'll play along in the upcoming challenges too.


carol said...

These are both gorgeous sweet cad, thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS and CRAFT and TPC x carol

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