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Thank you so much for stopping by to visit my blog... it is changing as I change and learn more things... I hope after Christmas to get an opportunity to make some more CARDS. I am loving Loom Knitting now... and have lots to do before Christmas....I don't mind sharing how I do things and if you have questions you can E-MAIL me @ and I will be happy to answer any questions that I have.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Perfect Vacation Spot ~ Handmade Cards by Jeannie Phillips ~ How to...

Designed by Jeannie Phillips ~ Southside, Al
Click on any picture to enlarge.
There is a instructional VIDEO at the bottom of this post.
The Gypsy File is available for this card by email. Just copy and paste this email to your personal email account

I was asked by Kim over at Master Olive Studio’s to be a guest on her blog!!…I am so honored to be featured… you can find out lots of things you don’t know about me if you visit Kim’s blog this week… I have written a little about me for the first day, then on the second day and third day I answered a bunch of Kim’s questions….and the last day I sent her a how to video!… I wanted to make a very special card for Master Olive Studio because Kim made me feel so special.. I hope that Kim and you love my card. Thank you so much for looking… the video to this cards helps a lot with layering techniques. * Hugs,Jeannie

* Kim’s blog got deleted somehow…so when she gets her new website set up she will be featuring me…I will let you know when that happens… be sure and back up your blogs!!

There is now a link at the bottom of each post where you can show off your recreation of my cards… I would love it if you share your recreations with me! Thank you so, so much! Hugs

Life is a Beach
Palm tree and its layers cut @ h 4.41...set the width and the height will be right… I used the contour feature to remove some of the lines…see mat shot below… the removed cuts are in grey.… on the Cricut I would cut these @ 4 ½ inches 3 times.
Sailboat cut @ w 1.39 x h 1.52... On the Cricut I would cut this at 1 ½ inches.
Starfish cut, cut @ w 2.09 x h 1.82 two times...on the Cricut I would cut these @ 1 ¾ inches.
Waves (2) (border cut) welded to George squares cut @ w 3.51 x h 0.85 inches… on the Cricut I would cut this at 1 inch and trim to the width that I needed then glue to a hand cut rectangles…one a bit taller than the other.
Beach Chair and its layer cut @ w 2.34 x h 2.11 ….. I used the contour feature to remove one of the chair layer pieces…that is in grey on the mat shot….on the Cricut I would cut these @ 2 inches.
Doodle Charms
Sun cut @ w 3.33 x h 2.70.... on the Cricut I would cut this @ 2 3/4 inches.
Rectangles for the waves… you will need to unlink the width and height to get these sizes and set real dial size… Smaller rectangle cut @ w3.50 x h 2.61 Larger rectangle cut @ w 3.50 x h 2.81... Remember to set real dial size… Using the Cricut I would hand cut these both at width 3 ½ inches and the heights at 2 ½ inches and 2 ¾ inches.

Card base is 4 ¼ x 5 ½, Frame Piece 4 x 5 ¼ , Background piece 3 ½ x 4 ¾… these cuts are on the inside and outsides of my cards… Sentiment piece 2 ¾ x 4 inside only….. I cut all of these with my paper trimmer.

*I love sharing the instructions and files for my cards but I do ask that if you use my instructions or files to recreate my card and place it on your blog or somebody else’s blog that you give me the credit for the original design. I also ask that you do not submit my designs for publication, profit or for any contest. Thank you!


Luv Scrapping Together said...

Jeannie, thank you for another great card. I just picked up LAB the other day. You make card making look so easy. Now if I could only figure out how to get a Gypsy! :)

Monique said...

This is so cute Jeannie !! I am so in love with the dimension cards you make. And of course the scenery !!!

Hugs Monique

Janis said...

Beautiful and relaxing. Love it!

Sandy Bayles said...

I love this card. I would so love to go to the beach. Maybe before the summer is over.
Love Ya!

Kate said...

This is gorgeous Jeannie! I so love the dimension you've achieved!
So sorry to hear about your friend's blog. I don't even know how to back things up... I'll just keep my fingers crossed.

Maureen Reiss said...

Jeannie, This card is awesome!!! Love all the dimention on it. Great job. Love your videos, you make it look so easy.

JeanneLee said...

Jeannie, I love your blog, and your video tuts! TFS you dimensional card talents!

Sheena said...

LOVE this card..I love the beach and this card turned out great. I love the pattern papers you used. After seeing your cards and watching your videos I now love using my pattern paper more. Thanks for being a Inspiration Jeannie :)

Hugs, Sheena

sophiesmama said...

Awesome card, Jeannie! Makes me want to go to the beach so bad!
Hope you're doing well!

Diana said...

Jeannie, I love this card. Finally one of your cards that I have all the carts for. I think I am going to try and make this one, and of course I will give you credit! :)

Carol<>< said...

do you know where I could find this beach, would love to relax there...I'm sure you will find that little star fish around some place,
thanks for another great video, I learn something new each the inking trick for the chair. wonderful idea, now if I can only remember it ...LOL

VeronicaA said...

Sheer genius! This card is fabulous! I loved your tip about inking the chair. All of the elements are absolutely wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

Sharon said...

Your videos are just wonderful!! I'm always learning something new from you!! Love the idea about inking the chair. This is just another wonderfully awesome card!!! I love it!!! :)

PenLight said...

It is the perfect place for relaxation, I could be there right now, it looks so inviting! A South Carolina beach day. Oh, how I miss home. Wonderful card, Jeannie, thanks!

CelticWoman said...

love this beach card, great job. Hugs

yvette said...

What a fun card :):) I can see myself sitting in that chair, with a lovely icecream and a good book :)

Maryellen said...

Hi Jeannie! I love, love this card!
I love all the little details you
put into it. You are so creative!

Luv 2 Create said...

Luv your card style. One of the things I love the most about all of your cards, is the fact that you always finish the inside of the card as beautiful as the out. That really gives them such a professional look. Thanks for the cut files as well.

Nisson Family said...

I just want to jump into the card and enjoy a week there! :) Thanks for another wonderful card!!!


Alice said...

Hello Jeannie,
THis is a wonderful card...but I do have a question for you....
How many points on my airline account will it take for me to travel there?
THank you for sharing your tip on inking the chair.....
Ahhhh if I could relax and see sand...what a wonderful idea...I guess I will have to settle for a sunny day.
Great job and I love the colors of the happy and bright =)

Lori1brat said...

WOW Jeannie - this card is absolutely GORGEOUS. I love the texture, dimension and colors you created with this project ! I am in awe of your talent ! Thank you so much for sharing with us !!!

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