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I am a SAHM mother of three...only one left home though. Paper crafting is my passion...I love creating things and saving memories. I also enjoy reading, baking, spending time with my friends and family, and walking my two furry children. My goal on my blog is to share something a little crafty, something yummy, and something fun every week. Thank you for visiting & comments are appreciated :)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fall Leaves Card & the Envelope Punch Board

Here is a fall card I made for a swap.  I don't typically make fall cards, so this was a little out of the box for me.  I love the way it turned out though and I got to use one of my (not so) new toys...the Envelope Punch Board...to make a matching envelope.

Here's the Details:

Image - Leaves are cut and stamped using the Creative Memories Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge and matching stamps.  I embossed the leaves with red dragon and antique gold powders.
Papers - cream card stock, created the lines on the one piece using my Scor-Pal. Patterned paper for envelope is from my stash...no name on it.  Small piece of handmade paper in tan, also from my scraps.
Extras - gold glitter brads, twine, score pal, and walnut Distressed Ink.  

This little tool I have had for over a year and not even opened it!  This was the perfect time as I needed an envelope for my swap.  I love it!  So easy to make the perfect sized envelope and a great use of some of those thinner papers that I have in my stash.  Since the paper had an all over pattern, I added a cream rectangle for the address.


Thanks for stopping by!
                                  Marie



2 comments:

Darcy Schroeder said...

Great card, Marie!! So pretty!! I'm chuckling because I, too, had the Envelope Punch board for a long time before I got it out to use it. Oh, Wow!! never made the perfect envelope so easily and quickly. I should have timed it because honestly, it took less time than digging through my supply of envelopes!! So glad you like yours, too!!
Hugs
Darcy BIF

Haidee said...

Wow, i love the card and same thing here with out opening a product till you actually need is right there when you need it, lol
I had a tag maker and had it for a year or two and finally used it and why didn't just crazy lol from BIF group