Friday, October 5, 2012

Quick & Easy Cards with David Tutera's Card System

I love making and sending homemade cards to my friends and family.  We live in an age where most sentiments -- birthdays, anniversaries, etc -- are sent via Facebook or text.  But there is something special about receiving a physical card in the mail from someone.  

I absolutely LOVE this new line by David Tutera.  You can make personal homemade cards in just 3 easy steps. You pick a base, add some layers, and finish with embellishments.

Here are the supplies I used for my Thank You card.  I love that everything is already cut to the perfect size.

  I started with a white base and added a turquoise embossed layer.  For this layer I used a sanding tool on the embossing to add a contrasting color.  This is one of my favorite techniques to use!

Then I added the embellishments and a sentiment and I was done.  Seriously, so easy but still very personal and unique.

I even let my 8 year old daughter try it out.  She made this adorable birthday card for her aunt all on her own.  She was so proud.  :)

Here are a couple more cards I created.  I love that I can whip up a bunch at once and have them ready for when I need to send out a card.  And if I have to make one last minute?  No problem cuz it only takes about 10 minutes to make one.  :)

David Tuera's Celebrate Card System is available at Jo-Anns Crafts.  For more information, you can follow the David Tutera Paper Crafts line on Facebook,Twitter and YouTube.

Would you like to win some of these goodies? Three lucky winners will receive a $250 grand prize pack of supplies from David Tutera’s Celebrate cardmaking line AND a personally signed book from David. Twenty additional winners will receive a $50 Celebrate prize pack! 
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  DISCLOSURE:  I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with David Tutera Celebrate and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.



  1. Love your cards and your daughter's card. Cute! I have got to get that button layer.

  2. I can't believe your 8 year old made such a beautiful card! She's a natural!



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