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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Guest Designers: Jeanne & Kim S.!

Good morning, My Creative Time fans! Jeanne here, from Jeanne's Paper Crafts, as a guest designer while Emma is away taking care of her family. Take care Emma...we got this! :)

On my card today, I am using one of My Creative Time's earlier stamp sets, 100% Sweetness. It is actually one of My Creative Time's Valentine sets, but hey...you can use these sentiments at any time!


The hexagon card base is a shape in the Silhouette Library. I duplicated the shape, flipped it and then welded the two of them together to create the base. It measures just under 5 1/2 inches in width, and a little less in height, but I don't recall the actual measurement. I cut it out in PaperTrey Ink Kraft cardstock. To create the top layer, I used the internal offset feature and cut it out in My Mind's Eye Rosy 6x6 paper stack.

I found this adorable Frog Prince SVG file designed by Lisa Norris over at Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons. Isn't he just the cutest?! He was cut out in Core'dinations cardstock. The pattern paper is also from the My Mind's Eye Rosy stack. It has some of the cutest papers in it! I really love all of the new papers from My Mind's Eye, it's quickly becoming one of my favorite paper companies. :)


Supplies:
PaperTrey Ink Kraft, White, and Vintage Cream cardstock
My Mind's Eye Rosy 6x6 paper stack
My Creative Time 100% Sweetness
Silhouette Studio Library (Hexagon)
Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons Frog Prince SVG file

Well, that's it from me today! Don't forget to stop back by tomorrow for another super cute My Creative Time project!  

And now, a project from Kim:

Hello, this is Kim Score from Paper Punch Addiction and I'm excited to be sharing this new technique with you while Emma takes some time off to care for her son.  Today I'm going to show you how to create what I call a "Showcase" card.  This is a modified easel card which has a popped out frame in front of it and another popped out element in front of the frame.  This technique can be modified in so many ways to showcase different kinds of elements.  For my card, I used the Fly Away With Me stamp set paired with the Fly Away With Me die and Fly Away With Me Sentiments.  The stamps and dies all coordinate beautifully!


Please visit my blog to download the step by step tutorial.  Thanks!

15 comments:

  1. Love these cards. That frog is so very cute! I tried the link to the tutorial for the balloon card and it doesn't work. Boo Hoo

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    1. I got it to work by copying it and pasting. It is an awesome tutorial. Thanks so much!

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  2. Jeanne, very cute card, that frog is adorable.
    Kim, WOW, what a gorgeous card, very dimensional. Love it.

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  3. These are both wonderful! Lee-Ann :)

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  4. Both of these cards are wonderful! I need to check out the tutorial when I get home from work on the showcase card.

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  5. I just love your little frog card, Jeanne! Too cute! Kim, your showcase card is so cool - it looks 3-D!

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  6. I love the showcase card. The dimension really pops out!

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  7. Jeanne ~ That frog with that stamp is just EPRFECT! I LOVE frogs and his smile is just the BEST and is cracking me up! Great job!

    Kim ~ Your card is so COOL looking! I LOVE the card and how the clouds really seem like floating! Awesome job too!!!

    Miss Emma ~ after last weekend I hope you are feeling better!!! Still sending healing thoughs and prayers to you FAMILY!!!

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  8. I love the frog card shape and the frog is way cute with that sentiment...perfect. Very clever type of card to make the clouds and balloon float...love it! Great job Jeanne and Kim!
    Emma...I hope this week is going smoothly and everyone is doing much better.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  9. Love the cards... Hope Emma's son is doing better!

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  10. WOW Jeanne,your frog is too STINKIN' CUTE!I am always looking for new and different frogs for my niece,she LOVES frogs:)And FANTASTIC job Kim with your AWESOME 3D card,It is just GORGEOUS with all the great details!!!

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  11. ADORABLE! HOW CUTE IS THAT FROG!
    Love your Card Kim, so VERY neat with those awesome clouds and hot air balloon!
    Fantastic Girls!
    I sure hope Emma and the family are doing well! Still praying!
    Shelly

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  12. Both of these cards are absolutely fabulous. That frog is just so stinkin' cute! Hope Aaron is still on the road to recovery!

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  13. OMG those are really cute projects and those clouds and balloon card is AWESOME!! That is so cute!!
    TFS
    Deb C

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