Saturday, June 18, 2011

Card Organizer

Bring on the Summer, Sunshine, and Blue skies, Verve is asking us to get our Diva ON!!!!
What says summer and sunshine with blue skies more than blue birds, trellises, and wishing wells?

 I have a bit of news at the bottom of this post!!!
One of the team members at Ellephantastic showed us how to make a card organizer. So so simple.
Jill provided instructions and a link to get the calenders for the album. I did my front and back covers more like a book and used chip board. I like the finished look on the inside, too.
Don't you think this Wishing Well is great already colored? AND the great's free in Helen's SHOP.
I used Ellephantastic images that were pre-colored.... the Wishing Well is the first one and there are a few more on some of the months. Will show the inside at the end of the post.
For the colored and uncolored images check out the Ellephantastic Boutique Shop.
I do not own a binder for crafting, but remembered that I had one that is quite old and there were some combs, too! I had never used it. It was a gift for our SIL while he was in college...he made many of his own spiral notebooks for his classes...and it has come to roost in our home. More specifically in my 
craft closet in the hallway. Googled the maker and found instructions for use, cleared the cobwebs and dust.
And here it is!!!
As I look at my notebook/card organizer the more that I like the old fashioned binder comb.
It's not as ribbon friendly as the more modern ones, but it's available and does the trick.
Thanks for coming by!

Here are the rest of the pics...some ppl would love to see the inside.
Have been holding some news and now is the time to let it out.
I am now officially on the Ellephantastic Design Team.
 challenges are the first Saturday on the month HERE.
They are a superb bunch of crafters and Helen, the creator/designer, has some fabulous images in her Boutique Shop.
Before you go there is a challenge at Divas by Design --Anything But a Card
Thanks for coming by!!

STAMPS: Ellephantastic  images, both colored and uncolored.
PAPER: All paper with the exception of December's is Stampin Up
INK: various SU inks for the sponging
TOOLS: Spellbinders, punches, Sizzix, MS, SU  border punches, SU embosslits, Marvy Palm Tree punch
INCIDENTALS: ribbon, calendars, Docubind P100 comb


Ellephantastic said...

YEY welcome officially to the team hun!! I'm just loving how you've used my different images on the pages inside - brilliant idea.
Thank you for much for joining in the tutorial with us.
hugs x

Julia Aston said...

Big congrats on your DT news! I'll have to check them out!

love your wonderful card book - all the pages are so fun Joanne!

Cheryl said...

Great project! I love this idea. The little details you included are adorable!

Congrats on your DT new! Woohoo - I'm doing the happy dance for you right now. Okay, not RIGHT now, but as soon as I click "publish".

Cindy's Creative Corner said...

I LOVE this ADORABLE project, I just might have to CASE it.
Congrats on the new DT, I'm sure you will be an AWESOME addition to the team.
Blessings to you, my FL craft friend!!

Kathy said...

Woohoo, big congrats to you Joanne, they are lucky to snap you up my friend! Awesome project, so useful, too. Might actually encourage me to get some cards in the mail, lol! Congrats again!!!!!!!

laney said...

Fabulous project hun!!
Thanks for joining us at Diva's this time would love to see you play along with us next time too

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