Friday, June 10, 2011

Mini Card Sets


Today is my last day of school! I'm so happy summer is here, although I am sad to be losing the best class ever. I also was lucky to have two wonderful room moms this year, and to show my appreciation, I made them little sets of 3" cards and envelopes.


My inspiration for these came from my friend Linda Kaiser, who made cute sets using her Imagine. I decided to use some of my new Papertrey Ink stamps for mine.


The envelopes are cut at 3" from the Walk in My Garden cartridge, using patterned paper (not cardstock).


I used the same purse Linda used for her project. It's from Forever Young, cut at "Fit to Page." It fits the cards perfectly!


Recipe:
(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

Rustic White, Rustic Cream, Ripe Avocado, Hawaiian Shores, & Pure Poppy Cardstock
"Road Trip" Patterned Paper
DCWV "Mat Stack 6" Paper Stack
Recollections "All Girl" Paper Stack
"Mega Mixed Messages," "Wildflower Garden," & "Botanical Silhouettes" Stamp Sets
Dark Chocolate, Ripe Avocado, Orange Zest, Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise, Hawaiian Shores, & Chai Ink
Prima Flowers
Recollections Brads

9 comments:

  1. Hi Katie,
    What a lovely gift... Have a great day.
    Judy

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  2. WOW girl these cards are amazing. Thank you for the idea. The room moms are going to LOVE IT. I didn't even know walk in my garden had envelope cuts in it.

    Hugs
    Kate

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  3. You are such an inspiration.. I can't wait to see all of your amazing projects now that school is out.. Thanks for sharing your awesome talent. hugs from Ukiah

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  4. Gorgeouse cards, love the envelopes to, very nice work!!!
    Paula

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  5. Katie, thanks so much for the shout out! Your cards are super cute. Love the stamps and your envelopes!

    Linda

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  6. Katie,
    First how sweet to give credit to Linda (she is another amazing crafter) but I LOVE that idea too! I would never had thought those envelopes were from Walk In The Garden! The whole idea is just amazing along with the cards and purse! I bet the Mom's were completely blown away by their gifts! As always LOVE it!

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  7. What a nice thank you gift for your room mothers, I know good parents were the icing on my cake every year.
    TFS
    Deanne
    http://deannescreativejuice.blogspot.com/2011/06/jillians-birthday-blog-hop.html

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  8. What a great gift...they are beautiful! :) I am sure they were loved by your room moms. :)
    Arlene.

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  9. Beautiful Card Sets Katie! Your Room Moms will love them! :o)

    Michelle

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