Wow I have so much to post about today. We have a product winner, designs from Patter Cross. I created some wedding invitation ideas using some of our newest product and a sale to go with it.

Our newest products are:
Wausau ROYAL LINEN Cardstock
See all 8.5x11 Royal Linen Cardstock
See all 12 x 12 Royal Linen Cardstock

We are also offering a 10% off sale so make sure to click on this link.

Our newest Wausau Linen colors in 12 x12 are : Burgandy, Eclipse Black, Midnight Blue and Chocolate Truffle
I created a few samples to show you what can be done with this Fabulous Linen and (NEW) Printable #65 Stardream paper.

Project List: Midnight Blue Wausau Royal Linen 80lb Cover 12 x 12, Crystal Stardream Metallic 65# Cover 8.5 x 11, Heat Gun, Embossing Powder, Glue, Bone Folder, Pop Dots, Double Stick Tape, Ruler and Ribbon.


Here is what you will be creating. It is a 9 x 4 Wedding/Occasion invitation. It will fit perfectly in our NO.10 Stardream Silver Envelope (4 1/8" x 9 1/2" )
The reason I choose to create this card using our new #65 Cover Crystal Stardream is because when it is printed on an inkejet printer it remains wet with out blurring or spreading (how cool is this !). Because it remains wet I am able to sprinkle embossing powder on it which gives it a beautiful raised image once I dry it with the heat gun.

First I cut my Midnight Blue Linen Cardstock down to 4 x 9.2 inches (cut 2 times). Than I scored (using my ruler and bone) the blue cardstock about 3/4 " from the edge on both cut pieces. What I did next was glue them together from the score to the edge to create a booklet style card. I than cut and printed the Stardream Metallic paper. I simply embossed it while it was wet. What's great about this process is that your creativity is limit less. There is so much clip art and photoshop images that will work Beautifully using this process and an inkjet printer. If you can print it you can emboss it. I also embossed the Silver Stardream Envelope show in the picture above.
Here are some close ups of the embossing on the invitation and front cover butterfly that I hand cut out:


The next card is showing you once again how beautifully our Linen paper can be printed on. This is the Wausau Natural Royal Linen® 80 lb Cover wt Cardstock.
I cut the cardstock down and printed it on a 7x7. The texture in the paper gives such a richness and quality to any project you create using it !
I have shown you today the Midnight Blue and the Natural Linen but we have a great selection of other colors so make sure to take advantage of our Linen Sale by visiting our home store page.

I am so excited now to bring to you the lovely creations of Patter Cross. She is such a sweet gal who is amazing at what she does. If you have not visited her Blog please take a moment to swing by there. I assure you that you will leave her site not just inspired by her work but blessed by her words !
Patter created this amazing Matchbook for us. This idea is perfect to be able to use up all those little scraps you have lying around. This makes the perfect co-worker gift.
Products Used:

Papers: Cut Card Stock pop-tone hot fudge & whip cream, Cut Card Stock brown bag craft & cranberry, Basic Grey Eva




I luv this next card. I luv the strips of colors and how Patter embossed it.
Products Used:

Papers: Cut Card Stock pop-tone berrylicious, gum drop green, and tangy orange; Cut Card Stock grocers brown bag A2 invitation, Sassafras Lass


Check out this next card. I luv the colors....Beautiful Patter !
Products Used:

Papers: Cut Card Stock pop-tone razzleberry and whip cream, Cherry Arte Princess

Wow ....Those were some Beautiful projects ! Thank you Patter for your hard work and lovely creations.

Now we promised a great product giveaway for our "Leave Us a Comment Giveaway"
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Timestamp: 2009-04-06 15:16:20 UTC

Which is :Lyneen said...

I love that you put the link to the store up on the top of the blog.... it sure helps to navigate. I found you have Perle card stock in your store.... THanks I was wondering where I was going to buy my next ream. As my usual source does not sell on line anymore.

THANKS for the samples by the talented Dani!

March 18, 2009 6:15 PM

Congrats Lyneen I will email shortly to get your address and we will mail you your winning package out right away.

I want you guys to know that we are always open for your thoughts and Ideas. We love to hear how we are doing and what you think, so please keep them coming our way. We are constantly working to improve our site and making your experience with us as pleasant as we can.

Also keep in mind I am always looking for designers. If you are intrested please comment here and make sure to leave a link where I can see your work and a way to contact you.

What am I looking for?-- you may be wondering. Well, we prefer it if you have a Blog or a method to showcase the projects you create for us. Simple as that !

Have a wonderfully Creative and Blessed week.

Norma


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