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Handmade Greeting Cards

Handmade Greeting Cards
Simple gesture warms the heart. I hope you find a suitable card here to warm someone's heart today. Re-make and personalized cards inquiries are welcomed.
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Ashley's Farewell 3 Lucky Winners!
2008-05-30 14:54:00
Here are the farewell postcard gifts bearing photo and name of every individual except for three. The "missing three" are the lucky winners of Scrapadoo's "LUCKY PICK". To redeem your gift , kindly , provide me with your name (on the farewell card) and I will respond with the details of what you have won. And...the faster you respond, the better the gift!
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Tied Up till 29 May 2008
2008-05-26 12:19:00
I am a little tied up with a rush order till 29 May 2008 and if I'm late in responding to you on my shoutbox or email, please pardon me. Thanks and have a scrapalicious week ahead! I'm so excited about this rush order and normally, it's risky for me to take up such a big order in 3 days' notice but for this case, it's a farewell gift and I really want to make it a special one. Will post some
From Draft to Actual Card
2008-05-25 13:24:00
If you have been following Scrapadoo, I did mention about my new set of rubber stamps that I've purchased and this new set is for making my son's 1st birthday card. Prior to that, I did a draft of some of the cards and this is how my pop-up card looks like : From draft to actual pop up card. My cards are properly thought through and planned to make sure it achieves the right effect.
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Complete Work
2008-05-24 14:37:00
As promised, here is the complete work for one of my customers who requested for a birthday card that has Kaka and Dave Mustane on it as they are the birthday boy's favourite player and singer. (See Prior Post) I sure hope the birthday boy really like this card....and if you are reading this post, do drop me a comment too!!! Bookmark with compliments from Scrapadoo.
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Layout Suggestion 9
2008-05-22 02:25:00
This is actually inspired by one of my scrapbook pages. The cream area requires more paper to mat and it can be the same paper or a mix of stamped or pattern paper. The dark green area is the "main area" which I use it for my photos on my scrapbook page but for a card, you can actually stamp a picture or sentiment.
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1st birthday card for Natalie
2008-05-19 18:45:00
I had initially wanted to make a more complex card but due to time constraint, only managed to get this done. The tag that says "NAT" takes a bit longer time to make as the letters are individually stamped, embossed, handpainted and cut. The gift is a pair of shoes and I love working on boxes when it comes to gift wrapping. So, to preserve the box (this pair of shoes comes in very good
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Layout Suggestion 8
2008-05-19 16:22:00
This is a simple layout. I have not tried this layout but it's something I will do for some of the cards that I'm planning to make.
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Donated cards URL Link
2008-05-19 15:43:00
These cards have been donated to a non-profit organization in support for No-Kill Animal Shelter. The proceeds of these cards go directly in support for this good cause and your support is greatly appreciated. To purchase these cards, simply click on the card itself and it will redirect you to the purchase URL of the organization.
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1st birthday card for Claris
2008-05-18 18:20:00
1st birthday card for baby Claris. A pull-out card that says Happy Birthday . outside the card is embellished with alphabet tags, teddy bear and ribbons. Takes a bit of skill to fasten the teddy bear button as well as the whole pattern paper to the main pocket card. Here is the gift, wrapped in simple plain brown paper but embellished with the card as well as the flowers and beads.
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Gift Wrap Idea
2008-05-16 04:43:00
Bought this Jack and Lily baby shoes, that comes with a nice clear bag. It's really hard to wrap such odd shape stuff, so I've decided capitalize on whatever that comes with the original package and "beautify" it. Hope this gives you some gift wrap idea! Before "wrapping" the gift : I made a tag that is approx. 4" X 4" with pattern paper, card stock, daisy ribbons, die-cut alphabets that
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New Stamps ARRIVED
2008-05-12 09:44:00
My "Rumble in the jungle" has arrived!!! So excited. I can finally start doing my son's birthday invitation cards (due to send out by Oct). But now, I must finish my customer's invitation cards first before going into another big project.
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10 Minutes Quick Fix
2008-05-10 16:09:00
Took a bit longer as I need to use a die-cut machine to cut out the "LAUGHTER" alphabet by alphabet and takes time to stick all the words, both on the photo and the frame. But overall, still a quick fix under 10 minutes flat!
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TQ (Code : GC0808)
2008-05-09 15:51:00
Top-open card that is unique that will definitely make a great impression. This Thank You card is layered with vellum and uses various embellishment such as chipboard, prima flowers, ribbons and glass bead (look closely at the letter "T"). (Extra prima flowers are not included in this card) Measures approx 4" X 6" SGD 7.90 BLANK INSIDE You may choose the following to be stamped inside the
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In Life's Garden (Code : GC0807)
2008-05-09 06:55:00
In Life's Garden ...So Glad I Picked You For A Friend! A simple message yet it conveys a lot. Using scrapbooking and stamping techniques to create this clean cut, cheerful card. Use this to express your appreciation to your best friend! Using embellishment like ribbons, flower eyelets, rub-ons, pattern papers, inking and rubber stamping, this card has more 3D effect. Measures approx. 4"
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Matching Envelopes
2008-05-09 02:10:00
Quick announcement for today! You will notice the recent cards came with this seal. This is just an added special touch to the envelope you will be receiving with the card you are purchasing. I will not post a picture of the envelope as it's meant to be a little surprise for the buyer. For those without the seal, fret not, just drop me a note to request for it and I will try my best to
Through My Window (Code : GC0806) - RESERVED
2008-05-08 06:45:00
Can't get enough of the black and white? Here's a three-way-open card that is matched with different embellishment to make this piece really unique and elegant. Metallic charms of "L O V E" is used for this piece. Silver flowers are also stamped on the front cover...subtle yet elegant. Black ribbon is also used to tie at the side and looks like a wrapped gift instead of a simple card.
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Flowers and Hedgehog (Code : GC0802)
2008-05-07 17:07:00
Hedgehog in poppy fields is hand stamped, embossed and hand painted. Painstakingly cropped so that the butterfly will stand out when mat with a black contrasting card stock. Card is also layered with ivory textured paper with the word "Thanks" on it. The ivory textured paper is also embossed round the border to bring out the effect. Card is also matched with Ivory and Black ribbons fastened
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Ivory Flower Postcard (Code : PC0802) - Reserved
2008-05-06 15:37:00
One of a kind black/white/silver postcard, embellished with black ribbon and handmade flowers. Clear crystal silver brad is used for the center of the flower. SGD 4.50
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Birthday Card - Personalized
2008-05-05 14:57:00
Customized birthday pullout card for a fan of Kaka and Dave Mustane... Wordings suggested based on customer's detailed input of what the birthday boy likes. Takes about 4 hours plus to make the card and the matching envelope takes about 1 hour to complete. A bookmark is also included to match with the card, with compliments from scrapadoo.blogspot.com. Scrapadoo wishes the birthday boy a
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Layout Suggestion 7
2008-05-02 15:22:00
Another easy-to-follow layout that offers many different variation. Eg, the cream cardstock can be stamped with designs or in this example, I have used a plain cardstock and adding a bit of misty green round the four sides of the paper. As for the sentiment, you may use other embellishment such as stickers, rub-ons and in this case, I have actually used dry embossing.
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8 Minutes Quick Fix
2008-05-02 11:27:00
Another quick fix to the plain Ikea frame. Took longer because the alphabet rub-ons were a bit stubborn and the image just refused to get transferred to the frame, that explained why the '08 is not that clear.
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Layout Suggestion 6
2008-05-02 05:03:00
Another simple layout that is really easy to follow. I've used this for my 8X5 scrapbook layout and although it's really simple but I never get tired of looking at it as I think simplicity is timeless. Hope this layout inspire you not only in cards but also in your scrapbook layout.
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Support NO-KILL Animal Shelter
2008-05-01 17:55:00
In my earlier post about a non-profit organization that was set up to sell handmade stuff in support of no-kill animal shelter (click here to see earlier post), I am so happy that the organization CRAFTED WITH LOVE has accepted my donation of my handmade cards. Please help support this good cause...
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5 Minutes QUICK FIX
2008-05-01 11:26:00
Just to share with everyone a five-minute work on a plain simple frame to make it more personalised and special. Bought this good old Ikea frame, really cheap, only about SGD1.50 each or maybe less. All you need is to add some embellishment to make this frame totally different and maybe a little bit "less-ikea" kinda look! BEFORE AND AFTER All you need is to have the ribbons across the
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Layout Suggestion 5
2008-05-01 11:00:00
This is one of my favourites and I tend to use a ribbon for the brown and grey section, ending it with a small bow. It looks like a gift nicely wrapped, don't you think?
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A little something I can do to help....
2008-04-30 12:24:00
Found a non-profit organization that was set up to sell handmade stuff where 100% of the proceeds are donated to participating no-kill animal shelter group. I have reserved 2 cards to be donated as part of the fund raising program for a start and will provide the link in my humble blog once I received confirmation of acceptance from the organization. Once again, thank you all for your support
Layout Suggestion 4
2008-04-30 04:00:00
This is another easy-to-follow layout. The cream section is also suitable for using pattern paper or may be stamped as well.
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Layout Suggestion 3
2008-04-29 10:08:00
I have used this layout several times and though it's simple, but never fails to make the main stamp (dark green area) stand out. I do alter a little, depending on the sentiment required to be printed. The card below shows one of the cards I did using this layout, with a little bit altered as the sentiment "Happy Birthday" was too large to be printed in the dark brown area. If you are using
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Layout Suggestion 2
2008-04-28 16:48:00
One of the simpler layout that is quick to get one card done. This is one example that is close to this layout. I didn't use the "cream" section as I used a pattern paper for the base. At the same time, I stamped my hedgehog on white paper and mat it further and embellish it with ribbon.
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Layout Suggestion 1
2008-04-28 15:58:00
This is one of my favourite layout but really use up a lot of paper but worth the while. You may mat several more layers on the dark green portion for the stamping. This is an example of a card I've used based on this layout. Note that the bunnies were stamped and mat further with another cardstock. Instead of stamping across, I have used a ribbon and a button instead of stamping a
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