Friday, September 24, 2010

Simply elegant wedding cards & Giveaway!



Hi Everyone,

It's the weekend and I'm looking forward to be out and about...The Collins group convention is in Orlando. Cosmo Cricket, SEI, Prima and countless other mfg will here.

I will be helping with make and take at the Cosmo Cricket booth so if you are in the area, please stop by and say hello..It will be a lot of fun loads of prizes.



By popular demand, we are going to focus on how to create a simple elegant wedding card in less than 2 minutes. I just know you are going to luv how fun and easy it is to learn and create these cards. These basic principals can be applied to create many other cards not just  for weddings.

Simply start with premade blank cards from your craft store. They come in 25 to 50 cards per packs w/envelopes. Emboss with Cricut cuttlebug folders.
Then use your stash of stickers, embellishments, and or rhinestones to create a stunning card.










Instructions

  1. Emboss card base with Cricut Cuttlebug embossing folders.
  2. Embellish leaves with stickles.
  3. Adhere embellishments with pop dot glue to base of card.
  4. Adhere rhinestones.
  5. Add ribbon

Supplies

Tools: Cricut Cuttlebug Machine, Cricut Cuttlebug Embossing folders 
Embellishment:: Martha Stewart tags, K & Company Wedding embellishments, Mambi rhinestones

The best part is I want to send these 3 cards to you!
How to enter?
Leave a comment on this post with your email address.
Be a follower of this blog,
Post this on your blog or any forum you belong. Winner announce on October 1st.

Other giveaways for you to enter
giveaway of Mypinkstamper DVD Here

and a $10.00 GC to William Sonoma Here

More giveaway to enter for 3 Cricut Cartridges (2 Home Decor) ( 1 Once Upon a Princess)Here

Have a fabulous weekend!
Maggie




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21 comments:

GreenScrap said...

Those are gorgeous cards!! So elegant and beautiful!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Theresa said...

Beautiful cards..you did a wonderful job!

stefeni said...

Great cards! I love how you blinged them up!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Lovely cards. Love the embossing:)

Connie said...

Love how quick and easy these are, yet the are elegant!! Thanks for sharing.

littlen said...

beautiful cards. simple but elegant. tfs.

craftymom205 said...

Your cards are beautiful.

Galena said...

I love the simple quick cards. I have tons of stickle/glitter type glue and never would have thought to use it like you had one the one card. Great idea.

sucor said...

These are so elegant! Thank you for sharing them!

Sue, a.k.a. midwestgirl said...

Those are lovely cards. People really notice and appreciate when they receive something handmade.

Kim. said...

These are beautiful cards, so quick and easy yet still elegant.
Kim xXx

Melissa said...

Your cards are gorgeous Maggie and I'd be honored if I am lucky enough to win them!

Wish I was close enough to come visit this weekend! LOVE Cosmo Cricket stuff!!!

Marionment said...

Your cards are so beautiful. Can't wait to hear about the convention!!

VeronicaA said...

Your cards are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing quick and simple cards that pack a punch. Thanks also for the opportunity to win the.
Veronica
vballen@comcast.net

Jennifer said...

Maggie,

What beautiful, elegant cards!!! :) Hard to imagine you made them so quickly!

Thanks for sharing,

Jennifer

Jackie "B" said...

Such beautiful and elegant cards. I love the cuttlebug embossing on them along with the embellishments. These cards look like you spent a great deal of time on them. Thanks so much for sharing. :)

Haidee said...

Huhuh...that is such a great idea!

Krysten said...

Ooo, your blog is gorgeous! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment! I'm following you back and looking forward to some wonderful idea sharing -you are a fellow papercrafter!

Best,
Krysten
Clickable Party

Jackie said...

beautiful cards! i follow you and i posted on my sidelink in my blog. thanks for hosting the giveaway

jayma15 said...

Brilliant! I never thought of doing a card with the embossing being the focus!

spunkygirl61@hotmail.com

Chris Wooten said...

wow what elegant cards!!!!!!!!

mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com