Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Last of the 6x6 pad


Tonight I set out to finish up the 6x6 paper pad I started on Saturday.  I originally made 14 cards, then 5 last night, and finished up with 13 more tonight.  All told, I made a total of 32 cards from this $2 paper pad (and a bunch of solid cardstock, of course).  The embellishments came from left overs on my desk for the most part. 

The vellum sentiment on the bottom card was adhered with Xyron create a sticker.  Thanks to the poster of this tip on OWH's wall a few months ago! 

This brad is probably 8 years old and it just got a home on this card!

The card on the right is based on the Tuesday Tutorial "Scrappy Background."

Four of each of these cards in different papers will make their way to OWH. 

Now that I'm done with this paper, I'm going to leave the 6x6 challenge to the side for a while.  I'm a little burnt out from the pressure to finish all of that paper! 

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Cards shipped to OWH in 2012: 928 blank and 215 AnyHero (as of 6/26)
Cards shipped to OWH in 2011: 1695

Check out OWH at www.operationwritehome.org to learn more about its mission and how to get involved.

5 comments:

  1. You did a great job with the 6x6 tutorial. I love your cards. Super cute paper too, not sure if I have that one at all. I guess I just never burn out from making cards this way. It's just my style. :)
    Kristie M.

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  2. Wow! I especially love the third one and the last one with the strips... very nice layouts. They ALL came out great and 32! From one pad! That's wicked awesome!!

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  3. Great job! I love the kid quote one and the Love one at the bottom.

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  4. WTG! Really like the scrappy background (I should make some of those again!...they are all great!

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  5. I love your scrappy background!

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