Tuesday, 13 March 2012

New House Cards

Last month, BOTH our daughter/new hubby, and our son/girlfriend bought houses and moved in. I sent each of them a card to celebrate.

The card in the foreground was made using a Stampin Up roller stamp. I sometimes need to make house themed cards for a realtor friend, so that is why I purchased that particular roller. 

I rolled the background several times on a white card stock panel and again on a scrap. The scrap piece was cut out into a square, light colour added with a water brush and chalks, then it was matted on a caramel torn edge panel.

A strip of glitter house paper with layers of green card stock and orange glitter paper, and a word stamp (Gina K) stamped with orange ink. I LOVE this paper and colour combo.

We wrote our good wishes inside and sent the cards off to the happy couples.

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. both cards are nice! Good idea to use the roller - like it
    Wish you a nice day

  2. These are lovely new home cards Karen and I'm sure they'll have been appreciated!

  3. Brilliant cards Karen, the strip of patterned paper is just so cute..... Don't you just love a quick card like that :0)
    Hope both couples are happy in there new homes :0)
    Jenny x


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