Birthday Bear Cards

Hello everyone! Today’s Paper Wishes Thursday Vlog features adorable teddy bear card that are interactive and really fun to make. Check out this video using Birthday Bears Card Kit from Hunkydory Crafts.

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LeNae Gerig

Featured itemsBirthday Bears Card Kit, Craft Foam Roll, Extra Sticky Tape

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Lily Pond, Stained Glass, Cutting Dies

Hello crafty friends! Debbie and I have made some fabulous stained glass inspired cards using Moonstone Lily Pond Dies from Hunkydory Crafts.

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Debbie created this gorgeous card using the Dragonfly Cutting Die.

She used Black Suede Paper with the oval Dragonfly Cutting Die and glued Blue Circles Holographic paper to the back.

For added dimension she die cut a second dragonfly from black suede and backed it with holographic paper. Then she glued it over the oval with wings lifted.

To create the colorful background Debbie sprinkled Lime Burst and Teal Ocean Cosmic Shimmer over white cardstock and misted it with water.

For this next card I cut the Lilies Cutting Die from black cardstock and glued acetate to the back.

Tip: Sticky Specks are genius! Each sheet has thousands of sticky specks on them and when you place your die cut image onto a sheet and press, adhesive in placed on your fine detail areas that are difficult to glue in place.

Then I colored the back of the acetate with Spectrum Noir Pens which are alcohol based and adhere to plastic.

I used the same technique on this card, but used the Swan Cutting Die with Silver Linen Specialty Paper and Lacy Coral Paper Pack.

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Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Extra Large Cards

Hello everyone! Today’s Paper Wishes Thursday Vlog features Extra Large Cards using Card Builder Nested Circle and Nested Square Cutting Dies from Paper Discovery!

The largest of these dies require a die cutting machine with a large cutting platform. I used my Gemini from Crafter’s Companion because it has a 9″ wide platform.

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LeNae Gerig

Featured items: Paper Discovery-Card Builder Nested Circles Cutting Dies and Paper Discovery-Card Builder Nested Squares Cutting Dies.

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Coordinating Flowers, Ribbons & Papers

Hi crafty friends! Today I’m happy to bring you lovely Petaloo flowers that we have chosen specifically to match Floral Musings Paper Pack and Ribbons. We also have a great Money Saver for you!

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This first 5″ square card uses 3 different sets of gorgeous flowers: Darjeeling Hydrangeas-Blue, Mixed Textured Blossoms-Amber and Garden Rosettes-Red. I love how the flowers mirror the colors on the paper!

I also used Circle and Happy Anniversary Cutting Dies along with Winter Wishes Sparkletz and Floral Musings Ribbon Set.

In addition to the paper and flowers used in the first card, this next one (which measures 4″ x 6 1/2″) features the Creative Expressions Skylar Cutting Die. I love the contrast of the yellow burlap flower with the elegance of the cutting die.

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Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Little Favors

Hello everyone! Today’s Paper Wishes Thursday Vlog features Favor Box and Flower Cutting Dies from Simply Made Crafts.

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LeNae Gerig

Featured items: Simply Made Crafts 2 Inch Favor Box Die Set, Flowers & Leaves Die Set and Mr & Mrs. Die Set

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Paper Boutique Steampunk Cutting Dies

Hello crafty friends! Today I have some fun cutting dies from our friends at Paper Boutique that feature Steampunk with both mechanical and romantic themes. Intrigued?

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This easel card features the You Make My World Turn Cutting Dies, map paper from Seaside Revised Paper Pack and specialty paper with a metallic look: Hammered Gold and Mocha Holographic Ripple papers.

I used foam tape under a strip of Mocha Holographic Ripple Paper with die cut gears to prop up the card front.

This card features the Love & Romance Cutting Dies which I paired with Denim Boutique Paper Pack. I love the mix of Steampunk and romance!

After die cutting the second layer from pink/white paper I sponged black ink over the chains. Then I die cut keys and gears from black cardstock, which I then glued over the pink/white images.

For the pink flowers I simply rubbed a little pink ink under each flower before gluing the die cut down.

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Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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