Monday, November 18, 2013

Just for You Card/Gift Card Holder

We're moved!  We still haven't found a house so are staying with my mum temporarily.  Last week was INSANE with all the final tasks involved with selling a home and moving.  I don't think I've ever been so tired in my life!!  Somehow, we managed to get everything done AND I was able to get caught up on grading papers for my students.  I hope to visit some blogs by the end of the week.  I'm in desperate need of some creative inspiration!!


We're having a sketch challenge at My Craft Spot this week.  I was able to make my project a few weeks ago.  It's the last thing I put together before packing up my craft room.  It wasn't very hard to put together and I LOVE the way it turned out - all thanks to Kimberly's products at My Craft Spot!! 

Here's the sketch:

I started with a standard card base (the card does open up) and then cut mats for the front - in white and patterned paper.  I made a pocket using coordinating paper and used the NEW My Craft Spot Snowflake Border metal die to create the lovely snowflake border.  I added some silver glitter dots to the middle of each snowflake.


The banner was cut from silver cardstock using a NEW Ribbon Banners - Arched metal die and stamped with a sentiment from Friends and Neighbors - Inside and Out (one of the original My Craft Spot stamp sets!.  The little gift card holder in the pocket was hand cut (with a paper cutter) from turquoise and white cardstock.  I used the NEW Ornate Labels - Christmas stamp set to stamp little snowflakes over the white portion.  Corners were rounded with a punch.  The little tab was created with the NEW Ribbon Banners - Straight metal dies and tucked between the two layers.  I then finished everything off with some Caribbean crinkle ribbon from My Craft Spot.  The gift card is held in place with a little tab at the bottom created with a Stampin' Up half circle punch.

Please head over to My Craft Spot to see the rest of the wonderful projects created with this sketch - and then link up your own project for a chance to win this week's prize!

Have a wonderful week!

9 comments:

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so pretty. hugs

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great project Kate! Moving is the pits! Hope you find a place soon!

jessica said...

This is gorgeous Kate!! What a GREAT card and an awesome take on the sketch!!
Hope you find a house really soon!!
Have a great night!

Bobby said...

This is a wonderful card, Kate, and so great that it holds a gift card. I love the silver banner. I take it there is no problem stamping on that kind of paper. I'mm glad you're settled in, at least temporarily.

DIANA L. said...

This is so sweet. I love the colors the crinkle ribbon is beautiful.
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Scrapper69 said...

So happy you got moved Kate! I'm sure you'll find your dream home soon! :o) LOVE your project! So pretty! I LOVE that snowflake die! It's very dainty looking! :o)

Sherrie K. said...

Your card is SO beautiful Kate!! I just love the color mix and the fun snowflake border is one of my favorite dies!
You sound so extremely busy lately...I am thinking of you and hoping that you find a home and get settled soon!!
Big hugs my friend-don't forget to get some rest!
Sherrie K

Creative M said...

AMAZING and so BEAUTIFUL!!!!
You will find the perfect home....
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
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Debbie said...

This is gorgeous!! I love the snowflake die!!

I wish you the best in finding a great home quickly!! Having family to live with is a great blessing, but having to live with family can be a challenge! :)