Monday, August 1, 2011

Smile Card

Hello everyone!
I wanted to share a card I made for my very bestest friend, Cindy for her birthday.  She is a fellow scrap booker and I just had to make her this card.   I got this card idea from one of my favorite blogs,  Everyday Cricut, a while back and have been eagerly waiting to find time to create it.  I almost copied exactly with a few tweaks.  I used the Peachy Keen everyday character face stamps instead of the Cute and Cuddly, then of course, I went right to the PK website and ordered the others.
 The card was cut at 5" from the Wild Card cartridge.  Wow!  I had no idea that this cartridge made these fun cards.  This is the pinwheel card and liner from page 51.  I cut the card shadow so it didn't have all the little decorative holes in it.  But what it cool is, it cuts the card, the round window and the hole for the brad and the the liner is the circle that I stamped the faces onto.  It already cuts the brad hole in the circle also.  So I put the circle behind the front of the card.  Lined up the holes and put in the brad.  Then I used a pencil to trace the opening circle where the faces are stamped so I could take it apart to stamp all 4 different faces onto the circle on a flat surface (the brad was in the way) then erased the pencil marks and put it back together.
 So there is a notch at the bottom of the card where you can turn it to see the 4 different faces.  I LOVE this card.  I will be making it over and over again.  I sure will be looking for more ideas using the Wild Card cartridge soon.
 The entire card was made with white cardstock then cut and filled with the patterns from the Imagine Hopscotch cartridge.  One of my favorite cartridges in the world!   I used my EK paper edge punches for the white trim on the patterned strips and I also used a corner rounder on the whole card.  It actually cuts out with square corners.
 I cut the flower from the Hello Kitty Font cartridge and cut it too bit but I like the way it hung off a little and it fit into the envelope so I just left it that size.  I think I cut it at about 3".
 I stamped and embossed the word smile using some old alpha stamps I got at Hobby Lobby many moons ago and then used a white Gelly Roll pen to write "don't forget". Oh, and I forgot to mention that when I gave Cindy her card, I wrapped it up with a new set of Peachy Keen Stamps just for her!

Thanks for stopping by, I would love to know what you are up to, so leave me a comment and I will pop in to your blog!


  1. Jana, this is such a very pretty card. ~Shen

  2. OMG, Jana, that is just toooooo stinkin' cute!! TFS! I soooo wanna give this technique a try! :-)

  3. This is simply Adorable Jana!!! I'm going to have to put this type of card on my to do list. :D
    Great job!
    Sorry, I didn't make it over to your blog sooner.
    You've got an awesome blog & you sooo talented. Seriously Jana, great projects!!!

    Puppy Hugs!