Monday, June 17, 2019

My Cards and Tags: Paper Scrap Cards and Envelopes

"Transport It" is this week's theme at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog.  I decided to make some paper scrap cards and some envelopes to transport them in.


I started with the envelopes.  I used a Simon Says Stamp Gift Card Envelope die and cut the shapes out of Strathmore Mixed Media paper.  I spritzed them with Distress Ink spray and then added some white paint through a falling snow stencil.

Next I tore some scraps of Stamperia Wonderland paper and glued the scraps to the envelopes.  I added some dark shades of paint.

While those dried, I started working on the cards.  I started with random scraps of patterned paper.

I layered the scraps onto Strathmore Mixed Media paper and sewed them on with a sewing machine.  I did some freestyle sewing to form some wonky oval shapes.

I added acrylic paint to my cards and added some stamped-text paper to the center of the ovals.




To finish my envelopes, I sewed together some mini-piles of paper scraps and glued them to the front.

I flicked some Teakwood alcohol ink onto my envelopes, then typed some words on my We R Memory Keepers typewriter and added those to the front of the envelopes.  I folded and glued the envelopes shut and cut off the curved tabs at the top so they were rectangular in shape.




I put my cards and envelopes together and this project was done!

Here are the supplies I used that you can find at Simon Says Stamp:


I can't wait to see how you interpret this week's theme!  Upload your creations to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog for your chance to win a $50 voucher to the Simon Says Stamp store! 

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards and envelopes Andrea, such a fabulous take on the theme!! :-)

    Hope you have a great week!
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. I adore these scrappy collages - fabulous colours, textures and layers, and the stitching detail is a treat.
    Alison x

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  3. Love this! I'm taking Roben-Marie Smith's Booklet Bundles of Joy Class and this reminds me so much of it. I love the idea to use some of my scrapbook papers. Beautiful work. You are an inspiration to me!

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  4. You really know how to put paper and paint together and tie it all up with wonky stitching! Maura

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  5. Love the fabulous colors and embellishments on this project, Andrea. Such a fantastic creation! :)

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