Tara's Craft Studio

Paper Crafting Projects

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Baby Girl Basket

I have been experimenting with different projects to try to find a unique gift basket for my sister’s shower.  I like the unique style of this basket so my next project will be a blue one to use for her shower.   The green and white dot paper is My Mind’s Eye and I’ve added a layer of gesso to the paper to soften the color a bit more.  Green and pink together are so beautiful!.  The wood frames are from Kaiser Craft and the gorgeous baby print is from Masterpiece Designs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Valentine’s Day Folded Card

This folded card offers something different than the ordinary rectangular card.  Although I have seen internet tutorials for making this unique card manually, I used a cutting file with the Pazzles Inspiration to cut and score this.  The cutting file is called “Explosion Card.”  To make cards extra special, include a photo of one of the recipient’s children and  they will be sure to treasure your creation!  Just for Valentine’s Day, I made this pink card for baby Caroline.  The card is held in place by a belt tied with a side bow.  When the belt is removed, the card opens up to show the unique surprise interior.  I used a MS punch-around-the-page, the Spellbinders Rose Creations die, and a Marianne’s Design flourish.   Stamps are from Lili of the Valley and Stempelglede.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Baby Shower Invitation

My sister Gina is expecting her first baby in April.  My daughter Ashley and I are giving her a shower and so I made 40 of these invitations.  She’s having a boy so I thought the soft blue colors from Pion Design would work well.  The invitation is a pocket that I cut with the Pazzles Inspiration.  I used one of the Spellbinders dies for the interior tag.  Also used was lace, ribbon, pearls, a Cheery Lynn Design flourish die, the Spellbinders Rose Creations die, and a MS punch.   Inspiration for this card came from here.