Stepping Into Christmas Hunkydory Card Kit

Hello crafty friends! The long summer days are a great time to start making those Christmas cards. I like to take card making on the road when I vacation with my family and kits from Hunkydory Crafts are so portable.

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The Stepping Into Christmas Kit has a large variety of styles and all you need to take with you are scissors (or a paper cutter) Foam Squares, 2 Sided Adhesive Tape (and Paper Wishes has a new type that you can tear) and some Blank Cards.

For this card, Debbie cut 3″ width from the left side of a full sheet of Adorable Scorable Cardstock. Set this piece aside.

To make the card base from the remaining large piece of Adorable Scoreable Cardstock, Debbie scored it twice, once 1 3/4″ from the left edge and again 2 1/4″ from the left.

This makes a raised fold to accommodate for the dimensional pieces inside the card. She then glued the 3″ wide piece (that was cut away) even with the fold on the card front.

Foam tape the die-cut pieces on the inside of the card.

For this card, cut a 7 3/4″ width of Adorable Scoreable Cardstock and fold n half, right sides together. Glue a 3 5/8″ piece to the card front.

The scene on the card front is just adorable!

For this card, Debbie used a Blank White Card as the base and cut 2 1/2″ front the top of the card front only. Cover the card front and inside back with Adorable Scorable Cardstock. Foam tape die-cut corners to the card bottom and inside top corner.

Add die-cut borders and greetings and then foam tape the large die-cut Santa circle to extend off the top edge.

Cut a Blank White Card to 5 5/8″ wide and cover with Adorable Scoreable Cardstock.

Foam tape the layers of the die-cut card topper and foam tape to the card front. The card topper will be slightly larger than the base, creating a shaped card.

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Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Oriental Garden Paper Pack From Stamperia

Hello crafty friends! Yesterday I had so much fun playing with Oriental Garden Paper Pack from Stamperia. The papers are full of details and the colors are rich!

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The paper pack comes with borders, tags and circle cut-outs (Tip: I used Circle Cutting Dies to cut out and mat the circles)

I also used Petaloo Red Jeweled Flowers and Peach Garden Rosettes and Coconut Palms Sparklets.

For this card I cut a slit in the fold to thread the Jute Twine through several times, wrapping it around to the front and tying.

The greeting cut-outs are also included and I placed foam tape under this one for dimension.

Remember to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page. You can also get a more detailed supply list for each card shown. 

Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Card Edgers From Hunkydory Crafts

Hello crafty friends! As you may have noticed card edger cutting dies are HUGE in card making right now. Hunkydory Crafts has 2 new edgers that you just have to see!

The Flutterbye Wings Cutting Die is beautifully paired with Buttercup Paper Pack.

I used the edger to die cut a blank white card and then covered the back of the card with yellow plaid Buttercup paper.

I cut the Flutterbye image again from pink Buttercup paper and cut out the butterflies. I bent the wings and glued one to each of the white butterflies. For sparkle I glued a Cactus Sparkletz to the center of each.

This card features Pretty Petals Cutting Dies and Lacy Coral Paper Pack. I used the same technique as before and after cutting the card edge with the cutting die I covered the back with coral paper.

I die cut coral paper with the Pretty Petals Cutting Dies and then cut the center flowers from the image. After gluing them to the white flower centers I bent the petals upward and placed a black Enamel Dot on each center.

Remember to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page. You can also get a more detailed supply list for each card shown. 

Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Vintage Sliding Cards

Hi crafty friends! Today I’m happy to bring you Vintage Sliding Cards, which feature a hidden pocket and beautiful vintage details. This card kit makes it easy to make amazing cards in a SNAP!

I used Gold Tiny Words & Phrases Dazzles™ Stickers and Light Pink Ribbon Set and Barefoot Beach Sparkletz to decorate the wrap closure.

The hidden pocket is a perfect place for a secret note, gift of money…

or a gift card!

The layering pieces are die cut and foam tape is included in the kit.

Remember to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page.

Thanks for joining me today! 

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.

We also have a great Money Saver so be sure to check it out.

You can purchase any of the items featured on the above projects by clicking on the underlined Money Savers OR individual Featured Items below.

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think of today’s Vlog and check out what’s new at Paper Wishes!

Happy crafting!

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.

Remember to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page.

Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Just The Right Words

Hello crafty friends! Have you ever struggled to find just the right words for a special friend or birthday celebration? Well struggle no more!

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The Card Making Magic Birthday Sentiments Stamp Set is loaded with charming Birthday sentiments that can be mixed and matched.

I paired one of these sentiments with Double Stitched Oval Cutting Dies, Squares & Crosses Border Cutting Dies and Country Chic Paper Pack.

A Brown Ribbon bow and sweet Sea Breeze Garden Seeds Flowers add the finishing touches.

The Card Making Magic Heartfelt Sentiments Stamp Set is full of lovely friendship greetings that are perfect in the best and worst of times.

Debbie used a sweet Friend sentiment and paired with it Midnight Jewels Paper Pack and Frames And Tags Collection Vanessa Cutting Dies.

After die cutting the beautiful frame from the blue/purple Midnight Jewels paper, Debbie die cut another frame from white cardstock, cut it into 1/4 pieces and glued a piece of each card corner. I love how she added Ocean Wave Sparkletz for a little glamour!

Remember to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page.

Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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Ribbon, Swirl & Flower Dies From Card Making Magic

Hi crafty friends! Today I’m excited to bring you card making tools from our friends at Practical Publishing. These cutting dies are easy to use, versatile and they’re a Paper Wishes exclusive!

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Card Making Magic Lace Ribbons Set 1, Lace Ribbons Set 2 and Lace Ribbons Set 3 Cutting Dies make different lacy borders and ribbons.

See the complete supply list for this card here.

Debbie made this gorgeous card using Lacy Coral Paper Pack, Card Making Magic Lace Ribbons Set #1 Cutting Dies and Seasonal Flourish Flowers Cutting Dies.

Card Making Magic Large Delicate Swirls and Seasonal Flourish Flowers Cutting Dies add just the right touches to make your cards look detailed and complete.

See the complete supply list for this card here.

This card uses Denim Bouquet Paper Pack, Card Making Magic Seasonal Flourish and Lace Ribbons #2 Cutting Dies. I love the delicate border edge and clusters of Pink Jewel Dazzles™ Sticker berries on the leaves.

See the complete supply list for this card here.

And finally, Debbie paired Country Chic Paper Pack, Lovely Legs Birthday Stamp with Card Making Magic Large Delicate Swirls Cutting Dies and Lace Ribbons Set #3 Cutting Dies.

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Thanks for joining me today! 

Happy crafting

LeNae Gerig

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NEW Fairy, Unicorn & Castle Cutting Dies…Oh My!

Hello crafty friends! Today is the BIG day! I’m finally able to show you Hot Off The Press’s NEW Fairy, Unicorn and Castle Cutting Dies! Debbie and I requested these cutting dies because we knew what a BIG hit they would be!

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This card uses the Fairy Cutting Die, which was cut twice, once from Black Cardstock and again from Silver Ripple Holographic Paper.

I did a little paper piecing here by cutting the swirls away from the Black Cardstock image and gluing it over the Silver image. The Little Things Paper Pack, Best Wishes Cutting Die and Patriotic Stars Sparkletz where just right for the fairy themed card.

The Unicorn Cutting Die was cut from Metallic Silver Paper and the Starry Cutting Die cut from Painted Lace Paper and backed with Silver Sparkles Holographic Paper. So sparkly!

I used Pastel Cardstock and the Castle Cutting Die to create this paper pieced look. I also added Cosmic Shimmer Fluffy Stuff and Winter Wishes Sparkletz for the cloud base.

The Center Step Die Cut Card and Dots & Stripes Paper Pack provided just the right backdrop of the fairytale castle.

Thank you for joining me today! And remember, to purchase any of the items featured today just click on the underlined links and you will be taken to the Paper Wishes product page. I’ll be back later this week with the Paper Wishes Thursday Vlog!

Happy Crafting!

LeNae Gerig

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Paper Discovery Card Builder Cutting Dies

Hello crafty friends! Today I have some Card Builder Cutting Dies, from Paper Discovery, that make putting together cards quick and easy.

Debbie used the NEW Country Chic Paper Pack (from Hot Off The Press) and elements from the Card Builder AND Layered Florals Cutting Dies for this card.

I love the stamped details (from Encouraging Words Stamp Set) and the sparkle from the Sea Level Sparkletz!

The Card Builder Cutting Dies is a handy tool that contains background and intricate frame cutting dies that make it easy to create amazing cards!

For this card Debbie used the Paper Discovery Card Building Panels Cutting Dies along with the same Card Making Magic Layered Floral Cutting Die Set that she used on the first card. I love how different they are!

The Just Believe Stamp (from Penny Black) was the perfect greeting!

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Thanks for joining me today! I hope you give both Card Builder Cutting Dies a try. I know you’ll love them!

Happy Crafting!

LeNae Gerig

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