Cards

Hello, it’s Tyra and I here playing with Chickaniddy’s Yippee Collection and sharing a few of my tips for easy card making.  Use these guidelines to create beautiful cards!

Yippe Cards Ingredients Chickaniddy Tyra Babington

1. Cut a card base to 4.25 x 5.5 inches*.

2. Cut card layers to various sizes, including 4 x 5, 3.5 x 4.5 and 3 x 3 inches.

3. Layer panels on top of card base.  Consider adding interest by using foam adhesive to "pop up" panels or tilting panels slightly to the left or right to add movement.

4. Add embellishments and ready made sentiments from the Yippee collection to complete your card. 

*all sizes shown are width x height

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Consider the size guidelines as a good starting point to jumpstart your card making.  Now go and create something beautiful! Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today!

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Hello, it's Amy here with a card that focuses on flowers!  I'm like most crafters and love working with blooms.  They are perfect for any season, especially for spring time cards! 
 
Amy Tsuruta Chickaniddy Crafts Cards W/Flowers
 
TIP:  Incorporate the contrasting borders of 12x12 paper
 
As a cardmaker, I tend to gravitate towards the 6x6 paper pads, but do love 12x12 sheets too.  I work to get more out of a sheet of paper by using the border trim that 12x12's have.  Who doesn't love polka dots?!
 
Even though the base panel has a subtle pattern to it, I decided to add a bit more texture to my card by using a stencil and light modeling paste.
 
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Date Night - Spiffy Tags
 
I love the large print of 12x12 paper.  It makes it a snap to fussy cut shapes, like these blooms:
 
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Date Night - Awesome Blossom
 
The center bloom has been adhered to the card using foam adhesive giving the design a bit of interest.
 
To add a bit of rustic charm to my card, I added some twine.

 

Amy Tsuruta Chickaniddy Crafts Cards W/Flowers 2
 
TIP:  By hole punching semi-circles to your card, it will help anchor twine.
 
I used a sentiment strip as a tag and threaded the twine through the top.
 
this and that
Twirly Girly - This and That
I think that the twine is a nice touch with the picnic basket.

 

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So, what about you?  Are you a flower fan?
 
Thanks so much for stopping by!
 
supply list:  Date Night/Spiffy Tags/DN14OS07, Twirly Girly/This and That/TG14OS07, Date Night Awesome Blossom/DN14OS01 Embellishments:  Date Night/Illustration Stickers

 

Heyyie dear friends! Here's sharing my take on a card inspired by the spring colours and blooms!:D 

Cassandra Chen Chickaniddy Crafts Spring Flower Card 

Supplies: Twirly Girly Collection- Patterned Papers: Party Dress (TG14OS06), Piggy Tails (TG14OS12), Twirly Girly Sticker Sheet (TG14EB02), Date Night Collection- Illustration Stickers (DN14EB02)

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Firstly, I created the background using the technique of random ink splatters, distress stains and adding confetti to the card. 

Secondly, to create the flower bouquet, I used a small piece of kraft wrapping paper and netting to create the bouquet effect, then layered the flowers from the Twirly Girly and Date Night collection sticker sheet.

Thirdly, finishing it up with a small twine at the bottom of the bouquet and adding embellishments to it.

Hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have enjoyed making this card!

Come join us and share your creations on our Facebook Page or tag us on Instagram! Thanks so much for dropping by and sending some love! Hope you liked it! Till my next update, take care and God Bless!:D

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Hi Crafty Friends! This is Tyra and I'm here to share with you a card where I used flowers to the max! First, here is my supply list, all from Chickaniddy's Twirly Girly Collection:

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Supply List: Twirly Girly - Tea Party/TG14OS03, Party Dress/TG14OS06, Alpha Stickers/TG14EB01, Sticker Sheet/TG14EB02

My process for pulling this card together included:

  1. Cutting a card stock base to 4.25 x 5.5 inches
  2. Cutting a striped patterned paper panel to 4.25 by 5.5 inches to cover the card stock base
  3. Cutting two smaller panels and layering. I used foam adhesive to "pop up" the last panel.
  4. Add enamel and sticker embellishments.
  5. Enjoy!

Tip: The key to layering different patterned papers and achieving a cohesive effect involves sticking to a similar color palette. It's the main reason I love playing with collections! Chickaniddy's collections are all extensive, each offering patterned paper in 12x12 and 6x6 sizes, stickers, and enamel embellishments.

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I hope I have inspired you today! Thanks so much for stopping by the blog! Have a beautiful day! xo, Tyra

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Chickaniddy Crafts Best Ever Flower Card by Carson RiuttaHello again fellow Chickaniddy fans. It's Carson here today to share a spring floral card with you. Not only is this card "springy" because of its flowers, but it's also because I assembled this card while doing a little "spring" cleaning in my craft room. You may remember that watercolor background from a card I posted last month, and the vellum on those flower brads was left over from some experiments I conducted for last months vellum post. Don't worry, I didn't disassemble last month's watercolor card, I had made two backgrounds and only used one. I just love sitting down to a messy desk and creating something beautiful from the mess.

Chickaniddy Crafts Best Ever Flower Card Closeup by Carson Riutta The assembly of this card was pretty straightforward and needs little explanation, (if you're interested in recreating the watercolor background you can find the tutorial here). It came together pretty quickly using all the lovely Twirly Girly supplies pictured below.

Chickaniddy Crafts Best Ever Flower Card Chickaniddy Supplies by Carson RiuttaChickaniddy Supplies: TG14EB02 - Twirly Girly Sticker Sheet, TG14EB04 - Twirly Girly Mini Sticker Tags, TG14EB06 - Twirly Girly Brads, jg14st01 - Jolly Good Mini Countdown Clear Stamps

However, I do want to show you how to assemble the flower brads I used for embellishment. With the right supplies, these are quick and easy and such a great way to add dimension to your cards. You'll need some variation of everything you see below. Instead of the vellum, you could use any coordinating paper and instead of the heart punch, you could use a flower, leaf or balloon punch.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Supplies by Carson Riutta

1. Punch enough hearts from your vellum and begin applying them to your foam dot in a circular pattern.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Step 1 by Carson Riutta

2. If you would like to make a fuller flower with more petals, you can always apply a dab of glue at this point and repeat step one, adding another layer of petals.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Step 2 by Carson Riutta

3. Prep your brad by clipping off the fasteners from the back with a decent tool. This is not a job for your scissors.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Step 3 by Carson Riutta

4. Apply a good amount of glue to the top of the flower.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Step 4 by Carson Riutta

5. Affix your brad on top of the glue and let it dry.

Chickaniddy Crafts Vellum Flower Brads Step 5 by Carson RiuttaThere you have it, a quick and easy embellishment to add a touch of spring to all your crafting endeavors. Take care.

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Hey, it's Pam sharing a Spotlight Sunday with you!! I just have to say that we, here at Chickaniddy Crafts, feel incredibly lucky to be able to see so many wonderful pages, projects and more on the internet. We feel very lucky to do these spotlight Sundays. A few weeks ago I spotted a great project (the planner) on instagram and I knew I wanted to feature it. Carolee agreed and now we have some fabulous projects to share!! So exciting! Let's get to know our artist in the spotlight.
Carolee

"Hi everyone! I’m Carolee, a geeky girl living in Los Angeles with her game developer hubby and two corgi fur babies that keep me very busy.

I found my way into paper crafting about two years ago when I stumbled upon Project Life and from there, an obsession was born. I come from a crafty family but scrapbooking was something that we never did! Since finding Project Life, I’ve branched out into card making, traditional 12x12 pages and even decorating planners, my newest favorite.

I currently blog at caroleeflatley.com but you can find me most often on Instagram (www.instagram.com/caroleeflatley) Check me out there to see what I’m working on along with pictures of my dogs, my latest trip to Disneyland or my wacky finds!"

CARD:

Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Card

"This card, which I made for my husband on our anniversary, uses Date Night and a few pieces I had in my stash. The base is the back side of Together is Better. I cut Dance Party on my Silhouette Cameo to make the top layer. The flower and tile stickers are from the Illustration Stickers."

 

PLANNER PAGES:

Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Planner

"I’m obsessed with planning (despite having not all that much to track!) and I love decorating out my pages. This week in November of last year uses a lot of the Scrumptious collection. At the top left, I layered a cut from the front of New Harvest with some of the Journal Tags and Mini Sentiments. I used the Journal Tags again to remind me I was only a week away from having to feed 10 people and then added some of the Illustration stickers in the bottom right to balance everything out."

 

PROJECT LIFE LAYOUT:

Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Page

"I love using my regular scrapbooking supplies in my Project Life pages and the 6x6 pads make it really easy. This page relies almost entirely on the Date Night 6x6 pad. That, along with a few dies and the Illustration and Alpha stickers, makes this style of pocket scrapbooking a snap!"

 

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Hey there, it's Tyra and I LOVE Gray! Gray is a wonderful neutral that practically goes with everything! I'm contemplating painting our home in the upcoming months and I think I have fallen in love with everything gray (Hello Benji Moore Gray Owl). Enough of my color crush! I'm here to try out pairing gray with a minty shade of green. Let's get to my supply list!

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Jolly Good: Sugar Cookies/ jg14os02, Sweater Weather/jg14os04. Date Night: Illustration Stickers/DN14EB02, Cutest Couple/DN14OS05

Happy Anniversary Card Supplies Chickaniddy Tyra Babington

Technique:

  1. Cut card stock mat to 4 by 5.25 inches
  2. Adhere flower stickers to cardstock.
  3. Cut smaller card stock mat to 3.5 by 4.5 inches. Cut circles using electronic die cutter and layer onto larger card stock piece using foam tape.
  4. Cut sentiment from "Cutest Couple" card stock and adhere to card.
  5. Add a few embellishments to add "balance" to the card.
  6. Adhere panel to a white card stock base.

Let's take a look at the finished card!

Chickaniddy Happy Anniversary Card Tyra Babington

 That's my take on the fab gray + greeen trend! Take care and have a wonderful day! xo, Tyra

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Hello, it's Amy with a card featuring a color trend:
 
navy ● mint ● coral ● pink 
 
Isn't it a fun & fresh combo?!
 
 
Amy Tsuruta Chickaniddy Crafts Color Trend
 
I'm such a fan of color...this particular combo makes me think of Spring!
 
TIP:  tilted panels add interest to card design
 
I started off my card with a navy base
 
1.  Trim the mint panel to 3.75 x 5.0 inches.  Adhere to card base.
2.  Trim alpha panel to coordinate with journal card.
3.  Add stickers.  Clip clothes pin and adhere to mint panel with glue dots.
 
The mint panel is from the Date Night Collection.
 
Date Night
 
The diagonal strip on my card is a portion of a journal card from the Cutest Couple -Date Night Collection.

 

Date Night
 
TIP:  Journal cards can be used in so many different ways!
 
I'm a bit addicted to tilted panels and wood clothespins!
 
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What are your favorite techniques &/or embellishments?
 
 
 
 
Supply List:  Date Night 6x6 DN14PD01, Cutest Couple/DN14OS05  Twirly Girly Grandma's Quilt/TG14OS10  Embellishments:  Twirly Girly Sticker Sheet/TG14EB02, Mini Sentiment Stickers/TG14EB05
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Crafter Spotlight

Good day all. It's Pam here sharing our crafter in the spotlight. I found this talented scrapper, Michelle, on Instagram when she tagged her beautiful card #Chickaniddy . I am always so happy to see people using Chickaniddy and in creative ways too.  Michelle has a beautiful classic style that will inspire you to create your own cards. Can't wait to share her projects so here we go!

Kennedy Grace Designs

"My name is Michelle, and I'm the owner and creative mind behind Kennedy Grace Creations. 

I have been married to my best friend, Steve, for 27 years and we have two grown children. Our daughter Danielle, lives in Kansas, and our son Kristopher, is currently serving in the Air Force. There is one more, the ruler of our house, our four legged fur baby, Pippin. 

What I love the most (aside from my family - of course) is creating anything and everything. I have been crafting for just about as long as I can remember. Creation is my passion, and I love everything about it. My mind is always thinking of what I can do next.

I started out scrapbooking many years ago, creating simple layouts, but I have since moved on to doing mostly cards and mini albums. I love scrapbook paper, and you might say think I have an addiction to it. Which might be true, just ask my family! Paper, embellishments, markers, stamps, dies, sequins, buttons and so much more is in my repertoire of tools. I sell most of the cards and mini albums I make on my square store.  I am so excited to be sharing with you a few cards I created with Chickaniddy."

My blog : http://kennedygracecreations.blogspot.com/

“Wonderful things”
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How I created my card:
1. I used the large stitched rectangle die from Lawn Fawn to cut a piece of the plaid paper from Date Night 6 x 6 pad to fit the A2 size card base.  
2. Using the next size of stitched die cut another piece from the paper line as well.  
3. The third layer is a water colored panel that has an image I used from Clearly Besotted that I heat embossed with white embossing powder.  I colored the image with Tombow watercolor markers but instead of using water I used a Wink of Stella glitter pen to move the color around.  Making the coloring very soft to match the design paper.  I cut that layer with the fem frame die from Mama Elephant.  Both layers got adhered together with foam tape before getting added to the card base.
4. Sentiment is from Simon says Stamp that I heat embossed with a Champaign colored embossing powder from Recollections.  
5. Lastly I added a sprinkling of Pretty Pink Posh sequins and a few enamel dots.  

 

“Hoppy Birthday”
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"How I made my card:
1. I used the large stitched rectangle die from Lawn Fawn to cut a piece of the flower paper from Holly Jolly 6 x 6 pad then took of the landscape border dies from Mama Elephant to cut the scalloped edge on about  three quarters the way down.  Leaving the rest of the room for  the green stripe paper also from the Holly Jolly paper on the bottom to fill the A2 size card base.   
2. I attached the green stripe first because I made the flowered layer in to a shaker panel.
3. To make the shaker part of the card I cut a scallop out of the flowered piece I already cut adhered a piece of clear acetate to enclose the shaker goodies.  I cut a piece of fun foam just a little bit bigger than the scalloped opening.  I colored the bunny from Mama Elephant Up and Away Stamp Set using Prisma colored pencils and gamsol.  I adhered to a pink layer to the card base and putting the bunny angled in the opening.  Then put the fun foam down to hold all of the shaker goodies.  I used some seed beads in several colors to fill the shaker.  
4. Before adding the flowered layer I wrapped some white bakers twine right above the scalloped part of the flowered paper and made a loopy bow and added a button for the finishing touch. "

 

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"How I made my card:
1. I used two different Stitched rectangle dies from Simon Says stamp it cuts stitching on both the inside and outside of the pattern paper.  The pattern paper was used from the Date Night 6 x 6 pad.  I cut it out and then cut just a piece of smooth white card stock.  Out of the center section of the pattern paper I cut a circle using a stitched circle die from Little Inkers it also cuts both the inside and outside stitched lines as well as one from the white cardstock.  
2. This allows me to use the pattern paper as the frame, the white as the next and the circle as the center layers making a very flat card with big details.  
3. In the center circle I stamped a bible verse from Verve which I heat embossed using the Champaign embossing powder.  
4. Lastly I added a few flowers from I Am Roses and a sprinkling of pearls surrounding the flowers."

 

Thanks Michelle, for sharing your creativity on the blog!

Good morning! Erin here with a fun "thanks" card using some lovely spring colors! I've also noticed a lot of repeating patterns in fashion and home decor, and I combined two Chickaniddy collections (Date Night & Twirly Girly) to create a  card with repeating squares. 


Erin Taylor Chickaniddy Crafts March Trends Squares supplies

(Supplies -  Date Night Downtown DN14OS03, Date Night Backwoods Lovin' DN14OS10, Date Night Brads DN14EB06, Date Night Love Letters DN14OS04, Twirly Girly Birthday Girl TG14OS02, Twirly Girly Tea Party TG14OS03, Twirly Girly Paper Posies TG14OS05, Twirly Girly Piggy Tails TG14OS12.)

 Erin Taylor Chickaniddy Crafts March Trends Squares

1. Gather the patterned paper you want to use on your card. Use a square punch to punch out pieces of each paper.

2. Arrange the paper squares on your card base and use a ruler (or T-square) to line them up evenly. I like to play around with the arrangement before adhering the squares down.

3. Die cut "thanks" three times from cardstock. Layer and adhere pieces together. Adhere layered sentiment to card base.

4. Poke holes in card base with paper piercer and add sequins layered with brads to the top two holes, and a larger brad to the bottom hole.

5. Tie twine around card at an angle.

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Rather than trying to cut foam dots to fit behind thin sentiment die cuts, I like to die cut multiple pieces and adhere them together for dimension. I use a strong liquid adhesive and my fingers to press the die cuts together for a strong hold.

I hope my card has inspired you to create a repeating pattern card! Thanks for looking and have a great week.

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Circle Card Trio Chickaniddy Tyra Babington

Hey Crafty Peeps! It's Tyra and I'm here to share a few fun projects where I incorporate circles into my design. I have a pie chart cut file I've been wanting to use for some time now, so I used the Date Night collection of papers to create cute little wheels of love! Let's first talk supplies!

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Supplies: Date Night: Awesome Blossom/DN14OS01, Dance School/DN14OS02, Illustration Stickers/DN14EB02, Enamel Hearts/DN14EB07, Mini Sticker Sentiments/DN14EB05, Brads/DN14EB06

Circle Card Supplies Chickaniddy Tyra Babington

Technique:

  1. Use Silhouette's Rotating Pie Chart (Design ID #61968) and Chickaniddy paper to cut your design.
  2. Take advantage of the double-sided patterned paper to assemble the pie chart with contrasting patterns.
  3. Affix a brad to the center of the pie chart, fastening the pieces together.
  4. Embellish each "pie" within the chart with any combination of stickers, sentiments and enamel hearts. My circle pie chart cards actually rotates to reveal a different sentiment at every turn!

Let's take a closer look, shall we?

 

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I hope I have inspired you to create something beautiful today! Thanks so much for stopping by! xo, Tyra

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Good morning! Erin here with an "I love you" card featuring one of my favorite embellishments: sequins! I have sequins of every size and color, and I reach for them often when I'm creating cards. One of the ways I like to use sequins is to thread a brad through the small center hole to attach the sequin to the card. This eliminates the need for adhesive, and it looks super cute, too. 

Erin Taylor Chickaniddy Crafts Trends Sequins

1. Trim Backwoods Lovin' paper to A2 card size and adhere to card base. Trim Paper Posies paper and adhere to card base.

2. Trim label from Jolly Good Making Spirits Bright paper and adhere to card. Layer sentiment sticker and sequin on top.

3. Peel butterfly stickers from backing and apply foam adhesive to each one.

 

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4. Using a paper piercer, poke holes in the center of each butterfly. Layer sequins on top of the holes, and use brads to attach them to the butterflies. Adhere butterflies to card. 

5. Adhere clear sequins to card with clear liquid glue. 

 

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Sequins are so much fun to use, and can be combined with many other embellishments to create a new look. Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

 
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