Truck, Cake and Frog Cards

I spent a little time in my craft room on Friday making some birthday cards.

While my craft room is still a mess I was able to carve a little room out for myself on my table and came up with some pretty cute cards (if I do say so myself).

Using a red and white patterned paper on a red background I put a strip of black with some red ribbon down the middle.  I then stamped my images on white and mounted them on black.  I colored in the truck quickly with some markers and decided to mount that whole image on white.  I used some dimensional eyes and my loader was finished.  I then adhered the stamped images to my card.

I made this card out of brown paper and started by taping down a large rectangle of dark blue.  I then mounted a strip of blue argyle paper onto another strip of brown and adhered that to the left side of the card.  I stamped my image on white and colored it in with colored pencils.  I mounted that on brown also and adhered that to the card slightly overlapping the argyle paper.  

My last cards uses one of my favorite stamps.  I just love this little frog!  I used a white card and some green on green striped paper to make the background. I stamped my images on white.  I used some glitter on all the pink flowers and the pink heart.  I then mounted everything on blue and tied a pretty little bow around the flower strip.  Using my word punch I punched a small strip of blue, folded it in half and slipped it around my stamped frog image securing it in place with a black brad.  I then used my double sided tape to put everything onto the card front. 

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  1. I do love a homemade card, I always like our kids to make their thank you letter cards. These are fab, I love the tractor. #RealCraftyLinkParty

    1. Thank you! I just love making cards and encourage my kids to make them as well.

  2. These are so cute! The look so much better than store bought cards.

  3. Sometimes you just have to push the stuff to one side and make a little space to do something creative! These cards have turned out really lovely.

  4. I love homemade cards! The frog one is my favorite! Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party! Pinned!

    1. Thank you so much for the Pin! I'm glad you liked it.


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