Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cute Birthday card/my first mini/My Pink Stamper Challenge

I had a little friend's birthday recently and I made her the cutest card using Cricut Paisley Cartridge that I purchased at Michaels recently for $9.99!!!!  I love how it turned out! What eight year wouldn't think this is the coolest card?  I used the Fiskars border punch to create the pretty scallop (also purchased with a coupon from Joann's.)  Stickles on the word art and the Sakura White gelly roll pen for a little stitching look.  The paper is from my stash (don't know who the makers are, sorry. It's been around awhile.) 

The mini was made using Colorbox chipboard and shaped papers.  I picked these up at Michaels for $1.00/package.  The package of chipboard had 5 pieces and the ring to hold them together.  The shaped paper came with coordinating pre-cut paper to match the shape of the chipboard.  Rather then use all the chipboard for one book, I decided to use them as front and back covers and insert cut cardstock for the inside of the book.  This way I can make multiple books from one package and make the book as thick as I want.  I cut off one end of the chipboard to create a flat edge so I can use my recently purchased Bind-it-All (bought with a 40% off coupon at Hobby Lobby.)  The embellishments on the mini were from a gift pack a cousin of mine had given me. I was intimidated by my Bind-it-All but it was very easy to use and I'm wandering around looking to see what I can bind next without wasting my o-wire :)

Thanks for stopping by and tell me what you think!  TTFN, Scrappymama Elaine

1 comment:

  1. awwwe cute mini!!! LOL my bind it all intimidated me too that is soo funny!