Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Creating Cards from Digital Images


Welcome back sweet friends ♥ Do you have plans to celebrate the Fourth this year? I imagine the most we'll do is have a b-b-q. Hubby has just started driving truck for the summer season and is pretty much wiped out when he gets home! Our little puppy dog isn't interested in all the festivities...especially the loud fireworks! Yep, just call us Bah-humbugs lol.

Crafting on the other hand is definitely on the schedule :)

Well, I'm very excited to tell you that I've been asked to Guest Design for Inky Impressions for this month and next!!! I'll have a load of adorable images to showcase in the coming weeks :)

My first project as GDT with Inky Impressions is for their Red, White and Blue Challenge HERE.

I'd also like to enter the following challenges:
The Pink Elephant - Inspiration Photo
Joanna Sheen - Don't Be Square
Kaboodle Doodles - National Day or Flag Colors
Simon Says - Patriotic
Crafty Sentiments - Red White and Blue
Party Time Tuesdays - Patriotic Theme
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks - Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Scrapper's Delights - Die Cuts or Punches
A Little Bit Crafty - Die Cuts


This photo shows the original size of the digital July Ticket Set (4 small tickets lower left and right). I've added the colored patterns in Photoshop Elements 10.


Here are the enlarged July Tickets using print and cut feature with my Silhouette. I've layered and adhered them to the ticket card base which I also created in my Silhouette software.

To create the card base, trace the ticket image so you have just the outline, then duplicate above and weld together for your card base. I also created matching envelopes using print and cut!

Supplies Used:
July Ticket Set - Inky Impressions
Digital Paper - Pink Petticoat
Card Base - Papertrey
Cardstock for printing - Georgia Pacific
Distress Inks
Ribbon, Buttons from my stash

I hope you've enjoyed my little project today :)

I'll have a darling purse and notecard set you won't want to miss in the next day or two... so stay tuned!!!

May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul~

19 comments:

Sandra H said...

So beautiful x

Lori said...

How cute and fun! Hope you have a great 4th!

Sparkly Engineer said...

Totally loving this rocking 4th of July project.

Vicky said...

These are awesome sweetie love the design. Thank you soooooo much for your lovely comment it really means the world to me.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Fran said...

Fab card , thankyou for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week xxx

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

These are so fun Lori! Very patriotic indeed!!

Thank you for your always sweet comments on my blog! I really appreciate it! :-)

And thank you for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

p.s. Happy 4th of July!!

Shirley said...

Great ticket/tags. Great way to celebrate the 4th of July! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafter's Café!

Wendy said...

Fabulous...Thanks for joining us at Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight.
Wendy xx

Jo Nevill said...

These are fantastic ! Hope you had a great 4th July.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge

Hugs

Jo x

Sue - bearhouse said...

These are fabulous, I love the designs and wonderful colours.
Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
Sue xx

Ime said...

great project!! thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles

Sandra said...

Such fun cards! Love the design! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

Laura Love said...

These are AWESOME! What a great 4th of July Design! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

Bunny said...

This is lovely...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty sentiments, and good luck.

Caz xx

Kelly L said...

This is such a lovely card, thanks for playing along with Scrappers Delights Challenge blog

Tanya said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

Also welcome aboard inky this month :)

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

What a FUN project...love the ticket shape! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

Jingle said...

These are super cute! I love the layers! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Emily Thubbron said...

What a cute project. Very creative. Thanks for joining us at Crafter's Cafe this week.

Emily, DT Team B

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