Thursday, August 4, 2011

$3 Thursday – Birthday Blessing card set

I’ve had this pack of stickers sitting on my craft desk for quite a while.

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The best part of these seals? 

They were only $.70 cents a pack!

Perfect for an inexpensive accent as part of a card set.

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I finally found inspiration and a card design to use these seals.

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I centered three seals on a piece of silver cardstock.

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To add a bit of dimension, I added a layered flower with a button center.

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I grabbed some larger paper flowers for my second card.

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I used a button center again but added a punched border to the silver cardstock.

100_7889 Instead of a flower I used crinkly bias tape and tied a loose bow.

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This picture seems to give  the truest color of the seal stickers I used.  They are a light blue with a raised silver embossing.

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I tried a flower accent with an eyelet center – looking back I like the button centers a bit better.

100_7892    I love using scrappers floss as it is so easy to curl the ends around a paper piercer or other thin object.

Supplies used:

 

2 sheets white cardstock              $.10 each

1 sheet blue cardstock            $.25

Adhesive seals                    $.70

Stamps               craft stock

Punch            craft stock

Ink               craft stock

Flowers        craft stock

Ribbon        craft stock

Buttons      craft stock

Eyelet       craft stock

Floss       craft stock

Total cost for 4 cards:    $1.05 plus basic supplies

These cards were quick and easy to put together with some adhesive seals and some basic supplies I had on hand.  I still have a few of the seals left for some more cards or another project. 

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1 comment:

  1. Great deal on those! I love making cards, and it's even better when you can find great inexpensive embellishments!

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