Sunday, October 13, 2013

Make It Monday #162 with Nicecrane Designs

We are fortunate to have Nicecrane Designs as our sponsor this week at Make It Monday. On my cards I'm featuring the Butterfly Twinchies Collage Sheet. Each image is twinchie size, 2x2, and is easy to print and assemble onto a card.
I needed a few thank you cards and I'm also thinking ahead to the Christmas season which is nearly upon us. Hard to believe, isn't it! These card sets would make great gifts for teachers, busy moms or the elderly. I finished a card folder to share how I plan to give these. Each folder can be customized to suit the recipient's taste and my only caution is this. If you plan to place flowers or embellishments on the front of the card you will need to allow for a deep pocket to store them in. I followed this tutorial here and chose to keep the front of my cards low profile so they'd fit nicely into the pocket and I wouldn't have to make any adjustments. ;)
Front Cover
Inside of Folder

another thank you card for my stash
last one ;)
Thanks for hanging in there!
I am entering my card set in the *new to me* challenge:
(Thank you Susan for letting me know about this challenge)
Ignacio is generously providing our winner a $20 gift voucher.
A big thank you to Ignacio for supplying the DT with images to create with!
I love the colors, key embellishments, tulle bow and gorgeous frame for this sentiment. It certainly makes me smile Pia. :) Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Make It Monday!  
Please visit my teamies for more inspiration! You can click HERE or their links on my right sidebar. Also, I hope you'll check out the diversity of vintage images at Nicecrane Designs for your holiday creating. 
Have a terrific week!
Lisa xx 


Sandy said...

Gorgeous set of cards, love the butterfly twinchies! and the fab box you made to hold all your note cards. A beautiful POTW from Pia too- great design.
Sorry I didn't get to pop in last week. I'm still getting over this bug.

Mona Pendleton said...

Wow Lisa! What a gorgeous collection of cards! Lovin' all those beautiful butterflies!

Shirley-Anne said...

Hello Lisa
Wow you have ben busy .each card is so pretty love those butterflies and papers too .
Love the holder for them too.

Susan Hogan said...

Hi Lisa, just saw your gorgeous butterfly cards int he folder - why not enter this at the Crafting with Dragonflies challenge on this fortnight - to create a set of boxed cards?

Sarah said...

Fabulous set of notelets Lisa. I love the text papers too, they compliment the butterflies perfectly xx

Chrissy said...

Oh! I just love your set of cards beautiful..what a great idea...and love your POTW from Pia...such a beautiful card and colour.


Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful butterfly collection of creations, each one with its own unique character.
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Antonella said...

Love, love, love your butterflies! Your cards are so pretty - love the first card with the bold colors and the way your yellow butterfly pops off the card! Your POTW is one I really love!
I linked over from MIM where I am participating with my
Happy Birthday Hug Card
I would love it if you'd stop by.
Hugs, antonella :-)

Unknown said...

Stunning card and gift box i love butterflies. many thanks for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies with our Boxes card set Hugs Tania (DT) xx

happyglitzygirl said...

Great set, love the news print background, lovely butterflies, just perfect, thanks for playing along with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

lalkygirl said...

what a fab set of cards and a wonderful idea...I may have to ..erm "borrow" that one from you
the butterfly twinchies are gorgeous and I love the papers you have teamed them with..
tracey x

Peanut said...

WOW! What a wonderful idea, Lisa. The cards and beautifully "low key" - very elegant. Those butterflies are gorgeous.
hugs,Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Oh la la, what a collection of gorgeousness in one place! Lovely cards Lisa and I love the twinchies! xxx

Nicecrane Designs said...

Incredible and stunning set of cards,,Lisa,,,,I was sure you´d an amazing work,,,,,I love all of your cards on this collection,,so creative, so bright, so unique,,and all over what a elegant cover,,my friend,,,,,,,You was rock using my Butterfly Twhinchie Collection.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Love your card folder, and the collection of cards you put together is fabulous!!! Love the POTW card too- the shimmer of the silver is fab!

Unknown said...

Wow Lisa this is an awesome project and your POTW is fab, Hugs Kerry xx

Pia S said...

This is a lovely idea for a gift, Lisa! You've made so many different themed cards using these lovely butterfly images - they make a great set! And I was so surprised that my card was your POTW - thank you so much!

Margaret said...

Your butterfly cards are gorgeous! I love the pretty ribbons and trims you used on these too!

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