Queendom Relics by Rea'

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Popcorn Box Birthday Card

Every now and then I'll dream something and it comes to fruition. I needed a birthday card for a sweet three year old, I wanted something quick but unique. While standing in the dollar ( actually 1.50 now ) bin aisle I came up with this idea went home slept on it and went back to make my purchase.

I used three popcorn boxes for the background, used animal stickers, and little mini cards, and I cut the numbers from red card stock. I held them together with one ring and I added colorful ribbons to the ring. Oh... the stars are cupcake picks that I added number stickers to. Now you know anything that cute needs it's own envelope right?

I decorated a white envelope with an invitation ( from the matching party goods in the bin), put his name on it with black stickers, added the animal stickers and the number three, with three of hearts card. So much fun to watch this dream come to fruition. The preschool teacher in me created this card so he could "Count" three in various ways as he read his card. It was cute to watch him count the animals... I forgot to take pictures at the party. Oh well ! Another thing I liked about this creation it could stand up by itself !

12 Tags of 2013 w/Tim Holtz August Tag

12 Tags of 2013 August Tag

Hi everybody, I know it's been a long time. It's been hot and life has been crazy! I fractured my left foot this week so I've been slow getting things done. But not to worry; I don't like feeling left out... sooooooo I got my August tag done., yay me. People it's 8:45 P.M. and it is STILL 80 degrees, sweat is running off my face and in my eyes!
Tim once again has come up with some cool techniques; he did four tags, I wanted to do all four but I only had stamps for one ( I'm not too disappointed). Stop in at his site
http://timholtz.com/12-tags-of-2013-august/ and check out those cool tags. You really should try the techniques of masking, it is so cool. I procrastinated because it looked intimidating... but to my surprise it was quite easy. I think this is the fastest tag I've ever done. I love the Road Trip stamp set. The background was done with the Pumice Stone and Frayed Burlap Distress Stains... such fun color combination. I'm getting better with the Distress Markers... wow, I like how that came out... I used
Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean, Ripe Persimmon and Black Soot Distress Markers to color miles traveled piece. Over all I'm pleased with my tag. I'm gonna play with this technique again in the near future.
Thanks Tim for another fun tag! See You soon ( time for September tag already) !