Friday, March 11, 2011

Happy Spring with ScrapbookPal

As I sit here and type with the window open next to me, I am reminded that spring is just around the corner and I can't wait to go out and start working in my garden.  I can hear the water that has melted from the snow as it drips of the back deck, I hear the sweet call of the birds in my back yard, and my kids are all excited to see the (muddy) ground again.  With these thoughts in mind, I thought it would be fun to do a spring themed card for the ScrapbookPal blog with the new Nate's ABC's cartridge that I received from ScrapbookPal this month.

To re-create this card, you will need:
-Cricut machine and Nate's ABC's cartridge
-Patterned paper (mine is We R Memory Keepers)
-Cardstock in various colors to match your patterned paper (I used Stampin' Up!)
-Tombow dual brush pen to match your cardstock and patterned paper
-Sentiment (mine is a SRM Sticker)

Let's get started:
-Cut your card base at 11 x 5 1/2 inches and fold in half to make a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card.
-Cut the circles from the Nate's ABC's cartridge at 4 1/2 inches for the color background and 4 1/4 inches for the white base and layer these two together.  Draw stitches around the white circle with a Tombow dual brush pen.
-Cut the umbrella and boot image from the Nate's ABC's cartridge along with all the layers at 2 3/4 inches.  Add a little ink from the Tombow dual brush pen to add depth if you wish.  Layer the pieces together and adhere to the center of the circle base with dimensional adhesive.
-Cut and adhere 5 x 5 inch piece of patterend paper to the center of the 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch card base.
-Tie a ribbon around the patterned paper and card base and finish it off with a bow.
-Adhere the circle with the image over the center of the patterened paper with dimensional adhesive.
-Add a button to the center of the bow and a sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope I have inspred you to get started on some spring themed projects of your own.


  1. This card is so adorable. The colors and the design make me smile!

  2. Very cute card such bright happy colors...


  3. Lovely card! Beautiful background papers.

  4. Great card!! Love all of the bright happy colors!


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