Monday, August 1, 2011

Teapot Thank You Card

I am sending two amazing ladies these "Thank You" cards. One will go to my aunt for organizing our family vacation yet another year. She has planned almost all of our vacations and she does a WONDERFUL job. I think organizing a week long vacation for almost 50 people would be daunting, but she handles it perfectly. We had an awesome time!! And the second card is going to my grandma (and my grandpa by proxy) for starting this amazing family tradition all those years ago.


I started this card by choosing some amazing papers. I just love the 6x6 paper pads I buy at Shop Pumpkin Spice. There prices are soo amazing. The prices range from $3.50 to $4.50 per 6x6 paper pad!! Can't beat it.

I started with two sheets from Cosmo Cricket "DeLovely" and one sheet from Echo Park "Summer Days".

I made the teapot cut from Once Upon a Princess Cricut cartridge. I cut one layer and the shadow. The three dimensional flowers are from Flower Shoppe Cricut cartridge. I had some difficulty with these flowers at first, getting them to lay and roll up right. But after some playing around and finally getting out my hot glue gun, I made some successful flowers. I am thinking I will love this cart!!


I made the second card with some different embellishments. I love doing multiple cards, cutting the same image two or three times from my Cricut. But I tend to embellish differently, just for fun I guess.


Shop Pumpkin Spice is having a great deal now.
July 25th - August 31st

There are some amazing closeout products.
And all orders over $50 have free shipping!!

Recipe:
Cricut Cartridges: Once Upon a Princess, Flower Shoppe
Paper: Cosmo Cricket "DeLovely", Echo Park "Summer Days" from Shop Pumpkin Spice, standard green and white cardstock
Tools: Martha Stewart Border Punches, Sew Easy
Embellishments: ribbon, rhinestones, Papertrey sentiment stamp, stickles, foam dimensionals

Check out the Pumpkin Spice Blog for more inspiration and to see my fellow DT members creations.


11 comments:

  1. Beautiful teapots; very nice!--Pat N.

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  2. WOW, this is an absolute gorgeous card...LOVE all the details and embossing. Great job!

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  3. I love those little flowers--soooo cute!

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  4. What a pretty card! Love the embossing and all of the details! That is quite a task to arrange vacation for 50- wow! :)Amy

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  5. Adorable Cards Carissa! Love that cut on the OUAP cart.. on of my fav's.
    Hugs,

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  6. This Is probably super simple...but did you just use glue with glitter mixed in to line the swirls? Love It! I'm glad you had fun! I cant wait for you to come back to work. You were missed! No craft time at work :(

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  7. lovely cards! the flower shop cart is on my list! what a great tradition too - lots of work but memories for the kids forever! it's hard enough trying to get a few of my family to meet for dinner! lol!

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  8. Both of these cards look great! I don't have that cartridge yet, but I am sure thinking about getting it! :)
    Amy
    redheadedcrafter.blogspot.com

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  9. OK, that is super cute Carissa!!!

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I just love reading all your comments! Thank you!