Category Archives: Cards

The Frozen Explosion Box

for a friend’s daughter’s birthday, created this: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=768716899879790 Be sure to LIKE the Facebook Page for MBGDesigns!

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Teacher gifts…

For the end of the school year, I decided to make a set of note cards for my son’s teacher. I love to do dry embossing with SU’s embossing folders. Here is the design for the monogram note cards: Stampin’ … Continue reading

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A couple more to share…

I made these two cards a while back before I got sick and never posted them, so I figured I would share them now before I forgot about them: This card uses the set: Up, Up and Away. Cute set, … Continue reading

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Masculine Cards…

Here are two cards that I made with the Stampin’ Up “Need for Speed” set:

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Simply Soft…with Pastels

When I use pastels (chalk), I usually stamp my image with Versamark but decided to try something different. I actually stamped the images in Stazon Jet Black Ink. Then, I lightly went over the images with a white gel pen…and … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Mother’s Day Card

I know it’s early to be thinking about Mother’s Day, but it will be here before you know it. Better to be prepared, right? It’s been so warm here in Virginia lately that it already feels like early May…so I … Continue reading

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Dinosaur..black & white

I’ve been making lots of black & white cards lately. Here is one I did for a little boy: I think it really makes those dinosaur images stand out. What do you think? Stampin’ Supplies: -Dinoroar Stamp Set -Punches: Extra … Continue reading

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Pink Happiest Birthday

Just wanted to share a quick card: This card has wet & dry embossing…love both techniques. I think this turned out to be a very feminine card…soft & pretty. Stamping Supplies: -Apothecary Art Stamp Set -Versamark -Black Stazon -Subtles Watercolor … Continue reading

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Black and White Cards…

I decided to make some black and white cards… This one is made using the Fresh Vintage stamp set that is free during Stampin’ Up’s Sale-A-Bration promo:  This card came together so quickly. I just stamped all the images in … Continue reading

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Butterfly Happiness

I wanted to make a fun card to brighten up a friend’s day so I decided to use the 2011-2013 Stampin’ Up In-Colors. They are just so bright and cheery to me…creating a card with these colors makes me smile. … Continue reading

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Enchanted by You

I am a total paper hoarder…total paper addict. Is there a group to support such an addiction? I never want to use up any of the pretty papers. I finally created a card using a lot of DSP, maybe half … Continue reading

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Every Bunny Pop-Up Card

I love bunny images and try to collect as many “bunny” themed stamps as I can. When I saw that Stampin’ Up had a bunny stamp set, I knew that I had to own it. This set is called “Every … Continue reading

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Birthday Card and Favors…

My sister in law turned 18 this month. She is going to have a debutante party, but she didn’t want anything extravagant. Her mom asked if I could help make some party favors for the birthday/debut party. I thought it … Continue reading

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late post…

Here is a card I created for Christmas. Since we went overseas in early December, I didn’t get the opportunity to make or send out Christmas cards this year. The card has a mini photo card that I put two … Continue reading

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Another Halloween Post…

I love using punches to create punch art of little critters. I am not too fond of the real ones, but this little spider turned out pretty cute. The great thing about punch art is that you can change a … Continue reading

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Wedding Place Cards & Programs…

My husband’s cousin & his wife are having a church wedding in the Philippines this winter. I have the honor of helping them design their wedding program and place cards. I made some samples for them to look at and … Continue reading

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Birthday card…

Lots of kiddie birthdays these next few weeks. Here is a birthday card I made using the Kidoodles stamp set & Just add cake designer series paper:

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Instructions for the Card Tote

This is the card tote that got the most comments: To make the tote, you will begin with two sheets of 8 1/2″ x 11″cardstock of your color choice. In the original example, I used blushing bride. In these pictures … Continue reading

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Sympathy Card…

I never look forward to making a sympathy card, but it’s one of those times where I think a handmade card adds that an extra special personal touch that is really needed in a time of need. Here is one … Continue reading

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Thinking about Halloween already…

I’m tired of all the heat, and looking forward to fall. I love when the leaves start changing colors, and the cooler weather. I was looking at a magazine the other day, and they were featuring lots of ideas for … Continue reading

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