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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Garden Party Release: Beautiful Card Inspiration

When I'm trying to get motivated to work on my scrapbooks but cannot get going....I like to start working on some cards. They seem to be less overwhelming to me and some of the simplest cards I've created end up sparking the most imagination.

I hope these beautiful cards featuring Garden Party Collection from our designers, Cari, Shemaine, Kim, Renata and Cindy can help motivate you and get your creativity flowing.

by Cari Locken
by Shemaine

by Kim Holmes

by Kim Holmes
by Shemaine Smith

by Kim Holmes
by Cindy Stevens

by Kim Holmes
by Renata Bidin

by Kim Holmes

by Kim Holmes

by Shemaine Smith

by Shemaine Smith
To win...tell us what type of card you'd make with the Garden Party Collection. Win the Garden Party Collection.

131 comments:

GinniG said...

Taking my inspiration from the awesome cards posted above, I think I'd have to say any type of card! The papers are perfect for every occasion from sad to happy, formal to informal! I love that versatility!

Jamie said...

I would make some Mothers Day and Birthday cards!! Great cards!

Marfa said...

The first idea that came to me was Mother's Day cards. The paper seems perfect for that. But honestly, any girly card or girly scrapbook page would look fabulous with this paper.

deannaf said...

I would make friendship cards, Mothers Day cards, female birthday cards, etc. I love the lacy details, all the cutouts, the flourishes! Very beautiful!

Houses Built of Cards said...

I would love to make birthday cards!

ShoppingTamii said...

perfect for Mother's day! The colors are gorgeous!

ScrappingMomOf3 said...

Easter cards!

jime said...

I would make mother's day, cards for my girlfriends, sweet sixteen birthday. They are very feminine colors and motive. Beautiful!

Beth said...

LOVE the rounded corners, scallops and stripes! Total recipe for cuteness :)

Cindylu2u said...

These papers are so gorgeous, I think you could make any type card with them!! They're so pretty!!

Scrapycandy said...

Shemaine's Just Saying Hello is a breathe of spring! Gorgeous papers! Thank you!

Wende said...

I love Renata with the butterfly. All of them are great cards. Thanks for the chance to win.

Tami B. said...

These papers are soooo pretty and versatile. I would use them for everything; birthdays, TOY, Easter, some even for Christmas.

Kelly Massman said...

I would make girl birthday cards! The DT cards are so pretty! I especially love Cari's because of the sentiment! Every young girls needs to believe!!!! Thanks for a chance to win!

Kim said...

I SOOO LOVE these papers!! They are all GORGEOUS and I think would be AWESOME for Girly friend cards, or even just saying HOWDY cards!! Thanks BUNCHES for the chance to win some!! Have a GREAT Day,
Me-Ma Kim

Jen said...

love all the cards!! so great! :)

Ronda Archangelo said...

Mother's Day and Miss You cards would be beautiful with Garden Party...ohhh...makes me want to have a tea party so I can make invites with the collection!

Gideoni said...

This is perfect for mother day, I love them...

Melissa D. said...

I would make several get well cards as, unfortunately, there seems to be a need for them lately : (

created2bunique said...

So hard to decide but since I love butterflies and it's a garden well I have say Renata's card.

smahrty said...

beautiful cards, i saw the first one, yep-gonna make that, then the 2nd - same! and so on...so i need this collection to make my spring, mothers day, easter, thank yous, etc...

marla said...

I would love to make some birthday and Mothers day cards with this beautiful cheery spring paper!!!

Catherine Schroeder said...

Baby shower cards would be good and so would Birthday and Mother's day, ohhh or even Easter! :D

Sophia said...

Love this all..

Amy said...

I would make a Mother's day card for my mom! I love the fresh colors.

DeeDee said...

Have you seen those Easel cardS? I think I'd do an easel card with that saying by Bob Dylan "Some people feel the rain, others just get wet"

Jennybean said...

I would probably make some girly birthday cards and thank you cards with this collection!

Kirsten Moran said...

Love this collection, it would be great for Easter & girls' bdays:)

michelestamps2 said...

this line looks perfect for Mothers Day Cards

Eva said...

I LOVE this collection a LOT! I would make birthday cards, and all type of girlie cards, as this line is so pretty and feminine.....would LOVE to play with it. Shabby also comes to me, as I see this new line. Thanks for the chance!

Liz said...

Just fab a licious the designers did a great job with these..
I love the line.

Liz said...

Ooop I would make some wonderful Easter and Mother's day holders..

Mary Pat Siehl said...

oh i love these cards--great job ladies. with this line i would make some lovely invitations to my annual girls luncheon that i host every year! this would just be perfect!

Amy C said...

What beautiful cards!! I would love to use it to make Mother's Day and birthday cards. Thanks for sharing!!

Lindy said...

Beautiful cards! First thing that comes to mind is Mother's Day; but I think any kind of card would be great with this collection. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa's Scrap Site said...

WHAT CARDS I COULD MAKE,BIRTHDAY,CHRISTMAS,MOTHER'S DAY,I LOVE THIS COLLECTION OF CARDS.

Thebug415 said...

This line is just gorgeous! I would make birthdays and mother's day. Just about anything really. I love "girly" cards!

CheckerBeads said...

Birthday cards for my nieces!

Anne

AmyJRockstar said...

Wow, these are just gorgeous and I am totally inspired now! Thanks so much for sharing and giving me some new ideas.
XO ~ Amy Jo

Brigitte said...

I would make some birthday cards and mother card.
brigitteetleschats at hotmail dot com

Tona said...

What a great variety of cards!
I would use this line to make both birthday cards & thank you cards.

Darla said...

This collection is just perfect for girly cards and I would make a birthday card for my daughter.

Laurie! said...

This collection is so pretty! I think it would be perfect for Easter cards or Mother's Day cards - very flowery and happy and springy!

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

I would love to make a tea party invitation and thank you cards. The paper is yummy

KellyG said...

Birthday cards for the important women in my life including my mom, sister and mother in law!

Painter said...

Spring cards, birthday cards! I can do cards for each event of the year!

AmandaB said...

I am loving this new collection... I would make all kinds of cards with this collection.. Birthday (lots of spring birthdays in my family), Easter, and so just because :0) Thanks for the chance to win..

Amanda :0)
amandas crafts and more at hotmail dot com

Kimberli said...

Beautiful cards!! I see myself making mother's day cards with that collection - so floral and pretty - so perfect for mother's day!

Diana Waite said...

these are STUNNING~! I would make birthday cards, and thank you cards! Thanks for a chance to win!! :)

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh, I just love it. I would make a Thinking of you card.

Becky said...

I would make lots and lots of Birthday cards for my friends and family

Hollyk said...

I would make birthday cards with the Garden collection. It is bright and beautiful like my friends. :)

pdrnc said...

I'd make card for my friends just to let them know that I'm thinking of them. This is such a pretty collection.

Staci said...

I would make a ton of thank you cards.

Brett said...

I think it would be great for Birthday and Mother's Day cards! So pretty!

LadybugCarrie said...

I would make 'just because' cards or 'thinking of you'! :-)

ablogcalledwanda.com said...

I would make everyday girlie cards for friends...thinking of you, let's get together, etc. So pretty! I am ready to make the switch over to Spring colors! :-)

Lesley from WI said...

Beautiful cards. Without a doubt it would be a birthday card for my mother-in-law who is a horticulturist. She would love all the beautiful colors and flowers!

paperpapier said...

I would make friendship card, mother's day card, just a note card, valentine card, birthday card and not only that, I would use it to make book mark, gift tag, altered project (mod podge the boxes)...oh, simply divine! just let me win this awesome collection..

Debbie said...

Beautiful new collection! Love the spring colors, so bright and cheerful! As I sit here and type, it's 20 degrees outside and snowing... oh how I wish it were Spring! I think I would make a friendship card to send to my friend who needs a little cheering up!

Dilsaver Designs said...

My first thought was a baby shower card for a baby girl! With all those sweet colors it would be perfect. TFS :)

dilsaverdesigns at yahoo dot com

Hi! My name is erica. Would you be my friend? said...

Ooo, pretty! I'd probably make a 'saying hello' card to send to my mom...and maybe sit down with my little girl to help her make a card as she loves all things pink. :) Thanks for the chance! :)

Janet Ang said...

I'm loving this collection! I would make birthday cards and even Easter cards.

malwa said...

I would definitively do a birthday card for my elder DD! She has her 10th birthday coming spring and these papers would be perfect for that. :)

Lesabe said...

I would make a nice appreciate card for my mother - in - law .. She has the best heart and always helps everyone I would make something so she knows her efforts are not wasted and she is apprecaited!

KimR said...

Oh wow! These are beautiful! I love the chipboard accents that go with the line. Since I have some events coming up this summer---I think I would make bridal shower cards with this line.

Now some questions! LOL How did Shemaine make the open scalloped square? Kim--who makes the embossed love stamp piece. Love those things!

LisaM said...

These cards are gorgeous! I would make a Mothers Day card for my Mom and MIL and also a birthday card for my daughter, Thanks for the chance to win!

Drayia said...

I love Renata's card it is very beautiful. I would use the collection to make some Mother's day cards and some Birthday cards. I have 3 girls so that collection is perfect.

Jean said...

Think I would make cards to send to all my friends to brighten their day! This would be especially nice during this cold, dreary weather!

Thank you for a chance to win

mjmarmo@comcast.net

Michelle said...

This collection screams "Mother's Day" to me. I love the soft colors, so spring like!!

Memories Forever After said...

Oh...these are so beautiful....(I would want to make all of the cards posted here!)
I would make a special card for my mother because this year I didn't make a handmade card for her and I don't think she has got that out of her mind yet and either have I :-(
my mom would love a card from this collection ~:-)

Karen said...

I would make a Mother's Day card with mine!! I think this is a beautiful line for Mother's Day!

Olivia said...

All beautiful cards! I'd make a special 'Just Because' gatefold card for my best friend with this collection - know she'd love the colors & designs.

Nadia Cannizzo said...

definetely make some Mothers Days cards or even baby cards! Awesome. Thanks for sharing

Donna said...

This paper just screams little girl birthday invitations!!

Denise said...

Gorgeous cards! I'd love to make some Valentine's Day cards with this collection... love the colors!
DeniseB

Kristal said...

Beautiful cards, definitely screams spring! I love Renata's card, but they are all beautiful.

Mandi said...

I would make a Valentine's Day card for my dd and a Mother's Day card for my mom! Love that it's so versatile!

Janette said...

I think I would actually use it to make birthday party invitations for my daughter this spring.

blueberry said...

Those cards are so beautiful!! I would make a spring cards for my daughters because here in Japan, new school year begins from April. I would make mother's day card, too!!

Cynthia B. said...

These are beautiful cards! The colors of this line remind me of spring, and spring makes me thinks of Mother's Day...so those cards are definitely what I'd make with the line. Thanks for the chance to win!

Manhattan Mandie said...

I love the gorgeous cards the DT created! LOVE them all! I think the 1st thing I would make is a birthday card for my daughter. She will be turning 5 in February and I think the colors would be perfect for a more "grown up" Princess card for her!

Summer said...

I would make a mothers day card or a thank you card for my best friends - this line is adorable!

PamS said...

All of these cards are beautiful. I would make birthday cards and hello cards from this line.

GreenScrap said...

After making tonsssssss of Layouts for my baby girl I would make her 2nd Birthday Card and also for mother's day. Love all the cards!! So beautiful!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

joni said...

Gorgeous work ladies!!! I love it and needed that boost of Spring today...pretty frigid here in Michigan! I would totally make my dd a birthday card since her birthday is in April and she is very girly girl!!!! Thanks so much!
Hugs,
joni

craftymom205 said...

It would be perfect for birthday or thank you cards.

Kim said...

Layouts with my girls in them, the colors are so perfect for that.

Suzy said...

I would definitely make a few "i appreciate you" cards! so pretty!

Pam said...

Oh, so pretty! I would make Thank you cards.

Brooke said...

Love all the cards! I'd make birthday cards and thinking of you cards. This collection is so pretty!

Brooke
brookeb811 at gmail.com

Ann said...

I'd use that pretty collection to make girly cards like birthday cards and Mother's day and thinking of you.

Angie... by the said...

I love the thank you card with the circle and butterflies. I love this collection. Beautiful job!

beadz said...

Since I got married on Easter Weekend, I would make an anniversary card for my husband - since the colors are so bright and cheerful.
hugs,
Gini

Janet Z said...

I'm thinking birthday and Mother's day cards! So pretty!

Me, Myself and I.... said...

in all honesty...this line would be PERFECT for many types of cards, but the first thing to pop in mind for me was welcoming a new baby girl into the world :)

Sandra said...

beautiful cards, beautiful patterns and colors!
Sandra ltb

kendra_kenny_2000 said...

Mother's day for sure! It would work nicely for Easter too!

Raven B said...

This really is such a beautiful collection. I would use it for Easter, Spring parties, Tea invitations, the list is really never ending. Banners would be so pretty.
Hugs,
Raven

Tabitha said...

Would make a Tea Party invite for Mother's Day. Or these would make beautiful Mother's day cards.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty, I would make Thank you cards with the paper!

Natalie Julian said...

If I had a choice, I would use the line to create my daughter's birthday party invitations - she will be 6 and has a May birthday - The line is perfect for a May birthday!

Nadia's World said...

Love all the cards! Very pretty!

I would make Thank You cards! And Note Cards, Birthday Cards and of course Mother's Day cards! Awesome paper, the skies the limit!

TFS!!

Nicole
niclax13@gmail.com

Nitasha said...

I would love to make some birthday and thank you cards with this gorgeous collection! Thanks for the chance to win

Shemaine Smith said...

Thanks for the comments on our cards! The 1st open scallop square card I used the scallop square Spellbinders die and the card toward the bottom is a Martha Stewart punch around the page set.

Kathy said...

Loving this new collection! I'd love to make some Mother's day cards and a Birthday card for a friend whose birthday is on the spring. I can't wait to get my hands on some of these papers and flowers! Thanks for sharing!

mcclar26 said...

WOW AMAZING INSPIRATION!! I would LOVE the create a NEW BABY card for my sister, she is due in April and this would be PERFECT!! I'd use the New Mesh brads as centers for the flowers, then stamp some flowers and a frame with the new SNAG'EM STAMPS, and finish it off with some of the new RIBBON!! I can't wait to get my
hands DIRTY IN THE GARDEN PARTY COLLECTION! =)
Have a FABULOUS DAY, and THANKS for the chance to win!!

Arjanne said...

I would make a card like Renata's. So stylish!

Deb Long said...

These are beautiful - I love the color palette of this line! I think I would make a set of personalized stationary for my Mom - she loves to garden and this line would be perfect!

Amy K said...

This is a gorgeous line. These papers would make a beautiful anniversary card or Mother's Day card.

Kim. said...

Firstly an amazing array of inspiration, really lovely cards. I think these papers would make beautiful Mother's Day or Just Because card's but I can also think of many, many occasions to use them as they are so versatile.
Kim xXx

Chris Wooten said...

mother's day cards

chris
mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

Laura Stewart said...

love all the cards! and I would make birthday cards

Bobbi said...

The cards are all so beautiful. My mother's birthday card is probably the first thing I would make. My mom loves her garden and this line reminds me of her. TFS

Charlie LaBonte said...

Love You guys!!!! I posted your link on my blog www.charlielabonte.blogspot.com and on my Facebook page.

Michelle said...

I would make a birthday card for my daughter whose birthday is coming... these ALL are beautiful!!! WOW!!

sucor said...

I love all these gorgeous cards! I'd make all sorts of cards with the Garden Party Collection. It's a beautiful collection with a feminine feel suitable for Mother's Day, Valentines, birthday and more!

About me said...

Love all those gorgeous cards! Would be great for birthdays, mother's day, valentine's to name a few!

ruth said...

I *love* making Thank You notes......you can never say 'thank you' too often.

Chloe :-) said...

GORGEOUS range!! I think I would make all sorts of girly cards :-)

serena said...

perfect for a mother's day card.

Betsy said...

Such a pretty collection! Perfect for scrapping pix of my girls!

Kathy said...

I would make a card like Cindy's which I love---just my style, not too fussy and will fit into a mailing envelope! I would likely make it a birthday card!

Elisabeth said...

First I would make birthday cards for all the girls with March birthdays! Then I would make a baby card for a friend of mine who is expecting a baby in April

JennyKozar said...

These colors and patterns just evoke thoughts of Mothers Day and Thinking of you cards. Or Tea parties! Love it.

stephanie said...

Wow, this is lovely. I'd make any number of cards - probably Mothers Day and birthday and thinkingof you cards to start.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fabulous collection...perfect for party inviatations for my oldest dd's tea party!!!

cindy said...

Sweet surprise by Kim

xtexasgirl said...

I love making special cards for friends and family. Always looking for something to make them extra special.

Pat P said...

Your cards are spectacular! I would make Mother's Day cards and Thank You cards.

patpionkeathotmaildotcom

Nasir said...

This card is awesome and beautiful.

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