Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Crafty Secrets - Wonderland Tea Creative Scraps - Set of Three Cards

Ok, so I didn't make it back here on Monday or Tuesday--sorry my bad! I am just having a heck of a time trying to get back into the groove of things after coming home from CHA. But hopefully things are going to be coming around and getting back to normal. *wink*

Today, I have a set of three cards to share with you using the New Wonderland Tea Creative Scraps from Crafty Secrets and the Greetings from Wonderland stamp set.The cards are very similar but they each have a different sentiment and a little bit different embellishments. I LOVE this image of Alice on the teapot and I thought matching this sentiment to the image would be cute! The sentiment makes me giggle. The sentiment is from the Greetings from Wonderland stamp set. I cut out all of the images from the Wonderland Tea Creative Scraps and rounded the corners. Then for the mat behind the image I used S4-291 Labels Fifteen die template #5 and the Grand Calibur™ with Core'dinations White Wash/Pink paper and cut/embossed and sanded the die cut.Here is a close up of the image and sentiment.To create the felt piece around the sentiment and the border at the bottom I used S5-040 Floral Doily Accents and the Grand Calibur™ to make the die cuts. Then I added tiny pearls to the tag and border.Here is a close up of the image and the sentiment.For a little sparkle I added Star Dust Stickles to the flowers on the images and also to the paper flowers and around the outer edge of the background paper. I create the background paper I used Powder Blue Shimmer paper and I2-1009 Flourish to emboss and then I lightly sanded the paper to reveal the white core.Here is a close up of the image and sentiment.

I added a few Prima roses and vintage style buttons to each of the cards.

Stamps: Crafty Secrets Wonderland Tea Creative Scraps, Greetings from Wonderland Stamp Set
Paper: WorldWin Light Creamy Cocoa, Ivory; Core'dinations White Wash/Pink; The Paper Company Powder Blue Shimmer
Ink: Tsukineko Memento Rich Cocoa; Ranger Antique Linen Distress Ink
Dies: Spellbinders Grand Calibur, S4-291 Labels Fifteen die template #5, S4-114 Standard Circles Large die template #2, S5-040 Floral Doily Accents, I2-1009 Flourish
Accessories: Joann's Pearls, Felt, Buttons; Prima Roses; Ranger Star Dust Stickles; SCRAPBOOK ADHESIVES By 3L EZ® Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Sanding Block

Be sure to check out Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Blog to see many wonderful card samples from the talented Design Team!

On a more personal note I want to give a big shout out to my dear sweet (and very talented) friend, Karen Taylor--for the next 5 weeks she will be the Guest Designer for Papertakes Weekly Challenge!! Congrats Karen!!!

Thank you so much for stopping by today and I hope you are having a great week!!

Hugs & Smiles,


  1. These are absolutely beautiful, Heidi!


  2. Great cards, Heidi! Hope you get back into your routine soon - don't you hate the post CHA time?! LOL! Need to get some of these CS Wonderland stuff - too cool!

    Congrats to Karen, that's wonderful news...must go see! Thanks for the link!

    Keep warm :)

  3. What a wonderful set of whimsical vintage cards!! They are fabulous! AND thank you for the shout out!! What a sweet surprise! :)

  4. I just love these! They are sweet and lovely!

  5. They are all lovely, nice images. hugs, Frances.

  6. These are all so sweet and lovely. I love the images and what you did with them too, awesome colors and dp.


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