Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Questions, Answers & A Card

Maybe more than one of you is interested in the answers to the questions I have received so I am going to answer them here :) If not then feel free to skip ahead to the card post :)

Stef asked me if I had used a template or a die to make the ric rac on this {Age is a High Price to Pay!} card. Nope it sure isn’t it is WIDE ric rac from Really Reasonable Ribbon of course! I got in one of my monthly assortments. That is the best club ever cause each month we get a great assortment to play with :) The wide was a new thing and I have enjoyed playing with it – wish I had received more of it actually!

Christina asked me if pins are hard to make when she saw {this post} about the Prima one I made for my mom’s birthday. No they are super easy actually! Well at least the flower ones are :) For this one the flower was large and because the paper seemed to tear a bit when I tried to use red line tape on the back of my pin back I opted instead for the hot glue gun and my mini glue sticks. You have to just be careful not to get any on the portion that moves into the slot of the pin. It has to be able to move still or your pin will be forever open or closed depending on where it was when the glue dried! I like to make pins using shrink art and chipboard bases too and you can either use hot glue or red line tape to adhere the pin backs on either of them. Give it a try I would love to see what you end up with!

Feel free to ask questions anytime I will always try to answer you either via your email or by posting like this.

Ok onto the card now! I joined a weekly card group called Scrap Online via email that Karin Hoeve is running and this was my week one card – I didn’t get it uploaded in time but I did participate in time just the darn camera/scanner issue and since this had lots of layers it didn’t want to scan well.

Scrap Online Card Wk 1 - CLOSE UP

See the sparkly MAMBI Glitter Rub Ons Snowflake I put on the chipboard that I had covered with matching paper and then sanded the edges of. I love it! Such a nice touch to put on a card I think! Isn’t that paper to die for too! Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses line! It is just gorgeous for holiday cards!

Scrap Online Card Wk 1

At first I thought this was going to be too may patterns and such but I really really like the way it turned out.

I used my Rose Art Glitter pencils to color my MistleToad on the ornament from FireCracker Designs. Palette Seascape Ink was used to edge all the papers for each layer too. I used my Fiskars threading water punch to do the bottom and then edges along it with the Seascape pad also. This is a fun email class each week and the directions are clear with pictures too. I encourage you to check out Karin Hoeve’s site and give the class a try too!



P.S. Winner for November Blog Reader Candy will be announced tomorrow – I am too tired to write up another post right now LOL!


Unknown said...

Hey Karyn. This is so, oh what's the word ~ Fabulous! You're so unbelievely creative. I am overwhelmed looking at all the creations, in all the different forms that people share here in blogland! My taste loves a little bit of most all of it.

Thanks for always sharing with others and keeping me inspired even if I don't have the nerve to try it.

Hugs...Tracy :)

christina d said...

I like your Q & A. Maybe you should do that once a week. I love the card. I sure think I need that paper now.

christina d said...

I'm back. I tried the link for Karin's site and it said no such place. Could you try again for me. Thanks.

Karin said...

Hi Karyn,

your card is beautifull.
Love the colours, beautifull papers and cute image. Great job done!!!

xoxo Karin