August 9, 2008

So happy it made it!


You may remember the stationary box full of cards I made for my gramma. Well, I am sending it home this weekend with my mom. I didn't want my mom to go home empty handed so I made her a little card set too.

I have to tell you that while we stood in line for the Memento Mall at convention last week we browsed through the new catalog of course (which I received boxes of today!!!). When I saw that Tart and Tangy had made the catalog I was thrilled and let out a shriek of joy in the line. I felt a bit silly later but I was so excited. This simple little set is truly one of my favorites.

Some of the cards I made were very simple and weren't really cards at all. They were more like a postcard but I intend for them to go into an envelope. My mom is great about sending notes to people and so I figured that this type of note would be perfect for her. Most of them used rub-ons and that was fun. This summer picnic paper I used is also a great paper and it is in the new catalog as well. I was thrilled about that! I let out a second shriek but it wasn't so loud. :) When I finished the cards I wanted to put them in a cute box and so I made one. That is the picture at the top of the post. I used wild wasabi for the bottom of the box and a transparency sheet for the top. They fit the cards perfectly but oops, the envelopes were too big. I'll know better next time.
These cards were truly very easy. I used scrap paper and had a lot of fun with them.

Talk to you soon,

4 comments:

  1. CUTE! I love that cherry paper too. I see you used the rub-ons--I likey!! I have some too but haven't used them yet. i think I'm scared to? Anyway, great job with these cute notecards.

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  2. These are so cute! Any suggestions for someone thinking about getting into card making (yeah... 'cause need another craft like I need a whole in the head)?

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  3. Are the catalogs for retail or wholesalers? I would probably hurt myself. So you make these from scratch? Or were they a kit kinda thing? They are adorable!!!

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  4. I love it. What a great gift for them.

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