Skip to main content

First post of 2012


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

I thought I'd start 2012 off with a simple quick THANK YOU card!  After weeks of gifting, parties and events it's sometimes nice to send out "Just a Note" of thanks.  These cards are fast and easy to make.  I simply stamped a music note background stamp then distressed with Walnut distress ink. 


I borrowed this wee stamp then punched it out with SU word window punch. 

In all I made 20 cards in under 2 hours.  On the inside I used a Scrappy Moms Stamps "Thank You" stamp.

Looking forward to a new year of crafting.  I have lots of idea's and projects planned:)

Photobucket

Comments

  1. Those are lovely... would be great to receive one like that.. Must file it away for later use.. Very well done.. Love them.. Take Care and all the best in 2012

    ReplyDelete
  2. Nicole
    Happy New Year to you and yours.
    Looks like us Albertans had the same idea lol
    My thank you cards were very similar.Glad I did them awhile back or else you might have thought I was copying your style. lol
    Yours are gorgeous.
    Myrna

    ReplyDelete
  3. These came out perfect! Happy New Year!
    hugs,jen

    ReplyDelete
  4. cute thank you card! wishing you and your family a happy and healthy new year!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Very cool card, Nicole!!! :) I am still trying to get my thank you's done! ;)

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Crafty hugs,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love your site and all of your creativity. Can't wait to see what you have in store for 2012. Happy New Year. Cathie
    www.creativecutterroom.com

    ReplyDelete
  7. Your musical notes look ready to play a very sweet tune! :) Love the rich brown color.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. This is so pretty! I love the colors!

    Lisa
    http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

My heartfelt thanks for stopping by.

Popular posts from this blog

Altered Halloween Advent Calendar w/ Video

WOW, I think this is my biggest Halloween project yet.  It took me 5 days to complete and I could have kept adding!!!  As you know I adore Halloween and yes I have begun bringing out my Halloween goodies.  Lots of photos in this post and there is so much to see.  So lets get into the project and get you inspired for Halloween!
I was asked by Scrapbooker's Paradise (where I teach) to make one of these Kaiser Craft Shadow Boxes...with a Halloween Theme!!!  Arm twisted and mission accepted.  I am going all Tim on this one! I started by spraying all the pieces with a Hammered Finish in a gun metal grey. The set even comes with numbers;) I used My Minds Eye Happy Haunting paper to create each box with a great pattern paper background.  Then using all my Tim Holtz goodies and $1 Store finds I went to town decorating.  I used various numbers from the rub ons, metal numbers, wooden and those that came with the Shadow Box.   Be sure to dry fit before gluing!  It took me 4 hours to die cut…

Halloween Decor- Pennies a project

SIX PROJECTS ON A DIME!

Are you looking for some Halloween Decor ideas?  I have a few for you.  These are projects I have been working on for the past couple of weeks.  BANNERS
I made Boo and Beware for my 2 corner windows.  These are cut from Birthday Bash, using Recollections Halloween paper and Stampin Up Halloween Paper.
I made this Tim Holtz Banner, "Trick or Treat".  Hangs over my spooky dining room.  Black sheets are there for the holidays.
Cut from Birthday Bash and the frames/ font are a Sophisticated cut.  I added beads from Walmart and skulls are a $1 store necklace cut up.
This BIG Banner is "Happy Halloween"
The charms are Walmart and the tulle is from an old Halloween costume.  This glitter spiders are a $1 store find.

Happy Halloween!
Candles
Cheap-o-la...You can make this on a budget...promise!  I picked these candelabras up from Michaels for $12 at 50% off.  I bought them on a day they there was an additional 25% off so in the end they were less than…

Paper Smooches Passport

It's no secret I love journaling of any kind including the Passport die.  Creating little books everywhere I go and with everything I have.

Xyron and Paper Smooches are teaming up this week and a ton of creativity.  Creating pages is essential to journaling and the Notebook Paper Twostamp is perfect for these inserts.  Check it out...


Roll the cover pieces of the Passport Die through the Creative Station, switching out the 5" refill for the 9" refill.  Work one side at a time to quickly adhere Wild Whispers paper.

Apply inside pattern paper, flip and repeat for the exterior paper.

To make things easier I used my new Tonic Studios Stamp Platform.  With all these pages I needed precision stamping for the notebook lines and teeny letters to create "notes".

I don't want plain pages... that's boring.  I inked and stamped the all the letters with antique linen randomly on each page.  Add a little paper detail.  But just a little ;)

Lets stencil because we can…