Wednesday, June 25, 2008

On the first day of Christmas in June.....



my true love said to me.....Stop by Kitchen Sink Stamps for their 15% off sale....Just kidding!
Here is a simple card I created for the Christmas in June sale. I used Playful Christmas.

I started with a single piece of textured wasabi (4.25x5.5). I took a standard A-2 enveloped and folded it in half. The images were stamped on the envelope, the back part attached to a piece of real red cardstock. Prior to attaching, I used the slit punch to create a notch to hold the envelope closed.

I put a celery brad inside the slit semi circle. I placed a gold button atop the largest tree with a dimensional and used some Amuse Card Candy (red) atop the two small trees.






Here is the card opened. You can stamp on the inside of the envelope as well. I used certainly celery, real red and wasabi ink for the card.











This is the gift card holder opened. Just tuck in a small gift card (Starbucks, Borders) and give to your favorite teacher, bus driver, Blog banner creator (LOL).
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Supplies:

stamps: Kitchen Sink Stamps {playful Christmas}
paper: wasabi textured, real red
ink: celery, wasabi, real red
misc: celery brad, slit punch, ribbon (mayarts/starlitstudio), button, amuse card candy (red), dimentionals, envelope (A2)


8 comments:

Kitchen Sink Stamps said...

Great card Beth! Love the way you used the envelope! :D

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh that is soooooooo cute!!!! I've been swamped with moving and a summer vacation and just caught up on all your happenings! OH MY!!! I'm so sorry for all you've had to go thru Beth!! But so impressed how you've handled it all and set such a fabulous example for you children!! You will be blessed many times over!!!! Hugs!!!

SmilynStef said...

I love those trees ... I may just have to go order them ... also love this fabulous envelope idea.

Anonymous said...

I love that idea with the envelope as the gift card holder, so adorable! You are so creative, love your blog!

Kim Gasper said...

You've been tagged (see my blog)! And seriously, let's talk about that blog banner. I'm thinking something in shades of blues maybe, going with a rain theme.

cris a said...

That is super cute!!

Debbie said...

How stinkin cute is THAT?! OMG! I am so lovin that set!

Dee Jackson said...

This is cool Beth!! I never would of thought to use a envelope to hold the gift card.I really like those trees!

 

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