Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Swing By and Maybe Win Something!

Hi there everyone!!  Today I have a sweet Humphrey's Corner card that I made to share with you. I used the stamp set - Swinging By which features Humphrey's little sister, Lottie. I love this stamp set!! It is just precious.

I stamped her out on Ultra Smooth Premium White Card stock with my Tuxedo Black Memento ink. Then I colored her with my Spectrum Noir markers. I wanted to add a "tree" to the top, so I just drew on some greenery and colored them in with my markers.

After coloring the image, I cut it out in a simple rectangle and layered it on some of the papers I had chosen for my project. I grabbed one sheet of double sided paper and cut two strips. I used a Martha Stewart edge punch down one long side of each strip. Then I layered them on my base card.

I thought a pinwheel would be a fun addition to the card so I started with a 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" piece of double-sided paper.
Then I folded it in half from corner to corner.

Then opened it and folded it in half the opposite way. Crossing over the previously folded line.

Then I opened it up and marked the center where the two lines cross with a pencil mark (you don't have to mark it if you can just see where they cross).

Next I took my scissors and cut in from each corner almost to the center but not quite. Don't get too close or it will rip too easily.

Then, going in one direction, take each corner point and fold it (roll gently) toward the pencil mark. Adhere the corner point to the pencil mark area with a glue dot or a strong adhesive.

Go all the way around the square, folding in the corner points. Be sure to go in one direction.

This is what it should look like when you are finished. You can add a button or bling to the center if you want. After I made my pinwheel, I glued a button to the center and then added it to my card.

I stamped the sentiments out on Ultra Smooth Premium White Card stock and layered them on complimentary papers. There were two sentiments, one for the outside of the card and one for the inside of the card.

I hope you were inspired to create something today.

Now let's start off WEEK 4 of the Crafter's Companion  Customer Appreciation Giveaway Month!!

This giveaway starts today, Tuesday May 22nd and ends on Thursday May 31st at 8pm PST. You must:

1. Be a US Resident.
2. Be a Follower of the Crafter's Companion Informational Blog.
3. Be a Follower of the Crafter's Companion USA Challenge Blog.
4. Leave a comment on this post by Thursday, May 31st at 8pm PST.
5. Send a friend to follow us.  Have them mention you when they leave a comment and I will throw your name in the hat for another chance to win! Each friend you send gives you one more chance to win!!

And what are we giving away you ask?!?!?  How about a cool CleverCut 3-in-1 Mini Paper Trimmer!!  Here is a little info on this gem:

· Cutting arm extends to a full 15 inches
· Measurements in both inches and centimeters
· Includes 3 different rotary blades for straight cuts, scalloped edges and perforation
· Simply dial the blade you wish to use. Changing blades takes seconds and no tools are needed
· This one paper trimmer can be used to cut, perforate and accentuate
· 3 sheet normal cutting capacity
· Very lightweight and compact for the crafter on the go
Now, don't you want to win it?!? 
We are still giving away an Ultimate Tool EVERY DAY in the online store site to a person who purchases something! WOO HOO! AND we are also still going to giveaway something each week on all our Design Team's personal blogs as well. (this includes the CC Informational Blog and the CC Challenge Blog DT also!!) You can find the names and links to our Design Teams on the CC Blog and the CC Challenge blog sidebars. And don't forget the Crafter's Companion Informational Blog and the Crafter's Companion Challenge blog....yep...giveaways there too!!

So many ways to win. What are you waiting for!?   Hey, don't forget to stop back by tomorrow to see if you have won the prize for Week 3!  What?!  You haven't signed up for the Week 3 Giveaway yet???!  Well go HERE and enter!!  Then come back tomorrow and see if you win!!

Until next time...happy scrapping!


  1. This card is adorable. I love the pinwheel. Thos

  2. Hey girl! This is super duper sweet! Love the pinwheel! How are things on your end? We only have 2 days of school left Whoot Whoot!! I also have put the family on an entire new schedule for the summer! Up at 5:30 am bed by 10:00! It is just getting to hot for us to do anything outside so bumping everything around should allow for us to have outside time in the am... and is giving me time to hop around! Yippee!! Thanks for that video clip, I seriously think about the show way too much! I can't wait for it to come back!! Happy Tuesday!! Chat sooN!

  3. Thanks for sharing the tutorial on the pinwheel!

  4. Gorgeous swing card Stacy! I love that image :) And pinwheels are one of my favorite things! Thanks for the chance to win this fabulous tool! I definitely would love to have this with the different blades! Already a follower everywhere :)

  5. Awesome card. I love the pinwheel. Thanks for the chance to win that great prize.

  6. I love this card with humphrey, he is so cute, and I love the pinwheel. well done,

  7. Beautiful Card! I love the colors and the pin wheel is perfect. Thanks for the chance to win. TFS AJ!

  8. Pretty card and what an adorable stamp!!
    Love the coloring!!

  9. Like I mentioned on the CC blog...this card is ADORABLE!!!!!!!

    You guys have done A LOT of giveaways this month! I bet it will be nice to get your bog back to normal!!!! Thanks for all the fun!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

  10. Wow!! I love that stamp, and your 3-d pinwheel is great on the card!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  11. Thanks for the tutorial, it is great. Love the card. Thanks so much for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. So awesome! My friend Terri from http://triesmakingcards.blogspot.com/ sent me. Thanks again!

  12. What a great tutorial, need to have my grandbabies come by and will make some of these up, I know they would love the pinwheels!! Thanks

  13. Looks like a great tool!! Thanks for a chance to win!

    Also love the card and appreciate the tutorial...always wondered how to make pinwheels!

  14. What a great pinwheel to go with this super cute image!

    OH that trimmer is dreamy! Thanks for the chance:0)


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    Thanks for all!

  16. Wow! This has been fun - thanks for another chance to win!

  17. Thats a beautiful card and a nice tutorial for the pinwheel.Thanks for another chance to such a wonderful tool.

  18. Fab tool again. trimmer are always a first thing to have... Thanks for the another chance dear.