Friday, November 18, 2011

Acorn Love...

Yesterday turned out to be a snow day, with well over a foot of snow that fell overnight, and it continued to snow all day.  School buses weren't running in our district, and there was no way my little Jetta was gonna make it through to take Cole to school, so we took a snow day.

I played in my scraproom and created a bunch of acorn cards, and then I shovelled snow...



Aren't they super adorable?!

That's what I call acorn love!




I started with this shaped card first.

Inspiration came from two different people: Aaron's card, and Christine's card.

I cut the shape at 5 1/2" using the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge, then traced it onto a folded base, and hand cut the shape, with the fold at the top.




Then I created some 3x3 customer thank you cards.

For these ones, I cut the acorn shapes at 3".






And lastly, I made this card.

Inspiration came from this card by Jeanette Lynton. 

It had been sitting in my "lift" files for a year now.




Happy creating!  :)




Supplies used (all CTMH):

Acorn Shaped Card:
Paper:  Sonoma B&T; Chocolate, Colonial White CS
Stamp:  Tag the Occasion
Inks:  Chocolate, Bamboo
Embellishments:  Dk. Chocolate Striped grosgrain, Pewter designer brad
Other:  Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge, 3D foam tape, Sponge

3x3 Acorn Cards:
Paper:  Sonoma B&T, Zippidee B&T - retired; Chocolate, Colonial White CS
Stamp:  Tag the Occasion
Ink:  Chocolate
Embellishments:  Wooden buttons, Natural hemp
Other:  Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge, 3D foam tape, Sponge, Micro-tip scissors

Many Thanks Acorn Card:
Paper:  Olivia B&T - retired; Chocolate, Colonial White, Bamboo CS
Stamps:  Many Thanks - retired, Boutique Borders - retired
Inks:  Chocolate, Bamboo
Embellishments:  Colonial White organdy, Wooden button, Natural Hemp
Other:  White Daisy Die-cut card, Micro-tip scissors, 3D foam tape, Micro-tip scissors



3 comments:

Karen Day said...

Gorgeous, Vicki! We all need a snow day now and again :o)

EmileeAnn said...

Super cute! Love the shaped card.

Brenda Frerichs said...

Three words for three wonderful cards: Wow, wow, wow! :-)

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