Fun Shopping Cart Cards / Add To Cart Too Collection

I am thankful for this opportunity to play with these fun shopping cart dies from Spellbinders. As much as I love creating cards with die-cut images, these dies from the latest release by Spellbinders are so fun. This one is called Add To Cart Too

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Today I am sharing two cards I have created with this fun die set. Here are the dies I used. They are available to purchase at Spellbinder’s shop.

My First Card

This card is fun and colorful. I die cut a bunch of images using all scrap card stocks. The parts of the cart with silver mirror card stock and wheels and handles with black.

The flamingo is cut with a shimmery pink cardstock.

I used a fun ombre leaf pattern paper for the background which made this card even more colorful and summery.

The only negative thing about this card is I didn’t have any sentiment stamps to go with it. I could have just created a printed sentiment for this card but I couldn’t decide on one.

On the second thought, this could be a card for someone who’s moving to a new place. Or even a housewarming card with maybe a gift card inside. For now I left it without a sentment.

My Second Card

I think this one is even more fun with the playful bright color combination. Don’t you think so? How the pink and green together just pop.

As I was thinking about the possible sentiment or occasion I could use the last card I created I had the idea of having this one with just milk and bread and some green plants. So I could give it to someone with a grocery shop gift card.

The details on these die cuts are so cool. You can see the puff marks on the bread and the grooves on the milk gallon. I cut the gallon with vellum and also with white. But I cut the top of the white part at an angle so it would look like milk when the gallon is tilted. And how cute that purse is.

The pink dotted background is pattern paper. So is the green dotted paper on the purse. Behind the cart, I added a green die-cut circle for extra interest.

I finished this one without the sentiment too. But whenever I need a card for such occasions I can quickly print a strip of appropriate sentiment and add to it.

Hopefully I’m able to inspire you with my two fun cards.

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50th Birthday Card / The Flower Challenge #68 Reminder

Hello everyone!

Today I am here with a 50th birthday card as a reminder for The Flower Challenge #68. Our theme this month is “Use A Number “

Here’s my take on it.

Background

I started my background with the Radiant Burst embossing folder from Spellbinders. Centering the burst towards the top left side is intentional as I was planning to have my focal image there. A little splatter of pearlescent metallic watercolor adds a touch of artistic look.

50th birthday card with altenew mini flower cluster die

Focus

This time my focus isn’t just one element. As The Flower Challenge requires flower as the main focus, I have used the Altenew Mini Flower die to create this flower cluster and leaves around it. I also have the pattern paper square cut with one of the Hemstitch Squares die from Spellbinders behind the flower. And of course to fit in the theme, I used a die cut number which says 50.

Most of the time I have a color palette already decided. But sometimes I just pick a pattern paper I want to use and then think of what other colors look good with it. This is what I did for this particular project.

Sentiment

The sentiment is the number itself. 50 could be a birthday or anniversary.

Supplies:

Spellbinders Hemstitch Square

Altenew Mini Flower Cluster

Random Number Die

Spellbinders Radiant Burst Embossing Folder

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Embroidered Cards / Spellbinders Stitched Alphabets Release

Spellbinders stitched alphabet die release

Embroidered cards are so unique and trendy nowadays. Spellbinders has released a lot of stitching dies in the past which you can do some simple stitching and create fun cards.

Hello everyone !

Today I’m sharing three cards I created using the Stitched Alphabet Dies collection from the latest release by Spellbinders. This release is very special as it has the whole set of alphabets. So you can create any word you like. I picked six dies that create the word THANKS from among all the letters of the alphabet set.

First Card

My first card is a regular slimline size landscape style card. This one measures 3 and a half by 8 and a half inches.

  1. I started by die cutting the alphabets with white card-stock.
  2. Then inked the die cuts with distressed oxide inks in rainbow order.
  3. I took silver Embroidery thread and started stitching.
  4. Layered a 3 by x 8 inches piece of pattern paper with a slightly bigger card stock inked with purple for the background of my card.
  5. Then I arranged the letters in front of the card. Altering between liquid glue and foam tape.
  6. The sentiment is from Stitched Alphabets Descriptors Sentiments stamp set stamped with Versamark ink on black card stock strip and embossed with white embossing powder.

Here are some more photos of this card.

Second Card

This second card is also a slimline size which measures 3 and a half by 8 and a half inches . But this one I created in a portrait style. I use Accent Opaque White card-stock for my card-bases.

  1. I die cut the letters with white card stock. But this time i didn’t add the stitching. As I wanted the colorful shadow layer behind the white letters.
  2. I die cut the shadow layer with pattern paper.
  3. Added the white letters on the pattern piece layer with foam tape.
  4. Arranged the letters of the word THANKS directly on the card front with liquid glue
  5. The sentiment agin is from Stitched Alphabet Descriptors Sentiments stamp set. Stamped with Versamark ink and embossed with White Embossing Powder.

These sentiments are so fun. It is a must have in your sentiment stamp collection.
Here are some more photos of this card.

Third Card

When I picked these letters I also thought of what other words i can create. Both my kids’ name start with the letter S and our last name is A. So i could create a monogram card for them.

I love stitching these kinds of dies. But you can also create beautiful cards without the stitching.

  1. I used the letter die and the shadow layer die both together to cut just the outlines of these letters.
  2. Then i cut just the shadow layer with pattern paper.
  3. Adhered them together with liquid glue to get this cool pattern initials with white outlines.
  4. For the background I used a panel of card-stock embossed using Simon Says Stamp embossing folder. Matted it with slightly bigger red card stock.
  5. Added the letters with foam tape on the background
  6. The again I added another embossed sentiment strip from the Stitched Alphabets Descriptors Sentiments stamp set to complete my card.

Here are some more photos of this card.

I am sure I can come up with tons of design ideas to use this die set. As alphabet dies are very versatile. It is totally worth investing in these dies.

I hope this inspires you to create fun cards like this using this release.

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The Flower Challenge #67

Hello everyone!

Hope you’re all having a great day. Today I’m sharing a quick card I created for The Flower Challenge #67. Our theme this month is “Add A Heart”

When I said a quick card I really meant it. I had a bunch of these flowers cut and assembled. I used a digital design from silhouette studio.

I cut a panel of foiled pattern paper in the size of an A 2 card front. Used this beautiful heart die cut in the middle of the panel and arranged flowers along the bottom left corner of this heart.

The heart is popped up on foam tape and so are the flowers.

The sentiment was also a pre stamped and die cut sentiment from Taylored Expression.

I keep a bunch of pre stamped strip sentiments in a box organized by theme/ sentiment so I can quickly grab one and add it to a card whenever I need one.

This card has a lot of gold going on so I didn’t think any embellishment was necessary.

So this completed my quick heart card. Hope this inspires you to create your own projects with heart and play along with us at The Flower Challenge Blog.

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Jyoti

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Fun Floral Card / The Flower Challenge #65

Fun floral cards are always my favorite. This month’s theme for our challenge at The Flower Challenge #65 is ”Occasions”

Hello everyone!

Every month at The Flower challenge our designers create inspirations for the month’s challenge. This month our theme is “Occasions”. I have chosen Birthday as the occasion for my card, since Birthday Cards are the most I send out. And who doesn’t love a fun floral card?

Here’s my take on today’s inspiration project.

Fun floral card 1

Focus

For the main focus of my card today I created a fun cluster of flowers with the help of Spellbinders Be Bold Blooms. I used the colors mustard yellow ,light brown ,black and white for my flowers and green for the leaves.

One of the Rifle Paper Co. prints I had seen on Pinterest inspired the color scheme for todays card and these floral dies also looked like them.

Background

For the background of my card, I picked a dry embossed panel with a black mat and a white border around it. This embossing folder is by spellbinders and this is one of the Embossing Folder of the month subscription. This embossing folder is large so you can even create a slimline panel with it.

Sentiment

For the sentiment, I picked this beautiful word die from Spellbinders which is called Yana’s Layered Script Sentiment. As the occasion I chose was Birthday, this die was perfect. I just love the font of these intricate dies. The strip on top that says it’s your is a part one of an old Simon Says Stamp sentiment stamp.

At last, I finished my card. So, if you are inspired by this card come and join us at The Flower Challenge and post your link.

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Jyoti

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