Another month has flown by!! I felt like I just blogged about March's card making night! April has definitely been a busy month for me, but even though I had to reschedule my first card making night this month due to an overwhelming weekend/week for me and my family, it was a great turn out of 9 women who came to stamp with me this past Monday! I enjoyed listening to all the fun and laughter that was taking place while they made cards. This is why I host the card nights. For women who just want to sneak in a little fun into their busy schedules and feed the crafty itch! This month's 3 for $6 cards were all birthday cards. These seem to be the most popular, so I decided to stick with all birthday.
Paper: Poppy Parade, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Pawsitively Prints II DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, markers - Poppy Parade, Tempting Turquoise, So Saffron
Accessories: Dimensionals, 1/2" Poppy Parade poly-stitched ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (adhered using 2-way glue)
Tools: Scallop Edge Border punch, paper piercing tool
This card I CASEd (Copy And Share Everything) from the Stampin' Up! "demonstrator only" website called Stampin' Connection. It is a card by Andrea Munro. I used a different polka dotted paper and added some rhinestones, but most everything else is just the same! It means I really, really liked if I don't need to change much!
Paper: Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Bold Brights Pattern Pack (Pumpkin Pie - polka dots)
Ink: Melon Mambo, markers - Regal Rose, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Dimensionals, Rhinestones Jewel Accents, Pumpkin Pie brads
Tools: Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (used with Big Shot), Modern Label punch, Word Window punch, Paper Snips (for cutting all those party hats!)
I guess I needed a little inspiration for Monday's card night because this is another card I found on Stampin' Connection by Karen Graff-Povis. Her original design is also found on her blog HERE. I used some different colors and DSP, but was pretty much in love with her design, so I kept it "as is". It's a great a layout for using so many different stamp sets and for keeping it simple.
Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Ice Cream Parlor DSP (from the most recent SAB)
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Pacific Point
Accessories: Dimensionals, 5/8" Pumpkin Pie grosgrain ribbon
Tools: 1 3/8" Square punch, Corner punch, 3/4" Circle punch (to punch out birthday present)