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Monday, March 3, 2014

"Delight yourself...." shabby card using Maja Design's!!

Hello everyone!

I'm glad you stopped in today! I've got a card share on today's post that I made last year...I know, I'm a little late sharing it, but better late than never! 

I made this card for my dad's 83rd birthday at the end of last year keeping in mind that when I made him a card a couple of years ago he mentioned he didn't like dark colors...so here you go! LOL  

This collection by Maja Designs is called "Crea Diem" and has all his favorite shades of blue and gray!! I though it was absolutely a soft design with "boy" colors :) just my dad's taste!

In the video I shared the card I made but didn't share the tutorial until I thought, "I'll just make another one that's similar so I can share a short tutorial"! So, I did! It's soooo simple to put together.

Here's a pic of my dad's card. The video will follow! Enjoy!:)


 Here is the tutorial card, it has a more feminine softer feel!



Here is a small list of products I used!
1~ Maja Design's "Crie Diem" 12x12 paper collection.
2~Want 2 Scrap chicken wire die cuts
3~Gesso in white
4~Martha Stewart "Silver" Micro Beads
5~Tulle ribbon from my stash
6~My sewing machine for the borders and white thread
7~White and Gray textured cardstock by American Crafts
8~Prima paper distressor
9~Clock die cut from Tim Holtz Alterations line "Weathered Clock", you can find the clock die cuts in sets at "The Jule Box Shop".com in my Tim Holtz die cut listing. They come in White, Kraft, Black and Ivory cardstock and in Grunge. Tons of qty sets to choose from!!
10~Prima Mini Brads from the Sunrise Sunset collection by Finnabair
11~Scripture wood mount stamp by Stampabilities "Psalm 37:4"
12~Glossy Accents, 3-Dot Foam and Beacon 3-in-1 adhesives from TJBS

Please let me know if you have any questions! Thanks so much for stopping in!

2 comments:

  1. WOW your Father's Card is beautiful! Love the colors and textures and that's a great Scripture! Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

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  2. Love it :) the sewing, the chicken wire die cuts! Awesome :)

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