Sunday, March 08, 2009

SIMPLE NOTE CARDS

This weekend I finished up another projects of cards. This will be a set of 8 note cards. Once again I used my Lockhart quilt block. (I really need to find out if they have any other quilt block stamps besides this one.)

As far as stamping goes these cards were very very simple. Memento Tuxedo Black ink and two rubber stamps; one the quilt block the other from Stampin' Ups set Elegant Notes (a retired set). The coloring of the blocks didn't take a long time. I did it with my Copic markers. The thing that took the longest was choosing the color combos to use for each block. I guess that is appropriate though since when making a quilt often it is the choosing of the fabrics to use that takes the longest.

You cans see an up close picture of one of the cards and then get an idea of all eight. Each card has a different coloring scheme. This makes each card look different even though the stamp is the same on each. That's one thing I really like about quilting. Even if you use the same block and even the same colors you can make the blocks look totally different just by placing the colors in different places on the individual blocks.

I have some neat plastic boxes I purchased from Papertrey a year ago or so. They hold 8 cards and envelopes and have a silver elastic cord that goes around them. That is what the cards will be packaged in.

Another quilt boutique item completed. What will be next? One of these days I really really should sew.

3 comments:

Susan said...

These are beautiful, Suzanne! And I love the packaging idea too :)

Sorry you had trouble contacting my site to upload some of your gorgeous cards. Try this page and scroll ot near the bottom for the upload form:

http://www.papercraftcentral.com/cardmaking.html

Please do let me know how it goes! I'm looking forward to seeing some of your cards on the site!

Christi said...

Wow Suzanne!! Gorgeous!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

These are so sweet Suzanne!! Now that I'm home I'll get some time to play with those quilt images!!