Doodlebug Cards Galore!

Friday, March 25, 2011

Occasions are best remembered when they're celebrated with a heartfelt card... and the perfect way to send your love is with a Doodlebug Create-a-Card! A one-stop shop of colorful cards and whimsy envelopes sure to make your every occasion an extra special one. Perfect for wedding announcements, birthdays, baby showers and more... this unique array of cards and envelopes was created to make your card crafting a snap!

Here are some adorable cards made with the new products from Doodlebug!

Blue Flower Card & Envelope

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : Square Grid Card & Envelope - Swimming Pool 
BoBunny : Ad Lib Collection Pack  
Bazzill Basics: White Cardstock 
Prima : Vintage Trinkets Flowers  
Prima : Blue Flower  
Sizzix : On the edge Die - Mini Scallop & Pinking By Tim Holtz  
Tim Holtz : Distress Ink Pad - Brushed Corduroy 
Diamond Glaze  
TomBow : Mono Multi Liquid Glue  


1. Cut patterned paper 3x10 inches

2. Die cut two Sizzix borders with white paper
3. Adhere borders to the back of the patterned paper so a little white shows in front.
4. Adhere patterned paper to the center of the envelope, bending the extra paper around the card.
5. Adhere Prima flowers to the right of the card with fabritac
6. Apply dots with Diamond Glaze on patterned paper and let dry.

Red Paisley Card

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : A6 Paisley Card - Ladybug

Basic Grey : Rub-on 2367 (or any rub on with flourishes or flowers) 

Prima : Vintage Trinkets Flowers 
Cosmo Cricut : Circa 1934 Crafting Kit 
TomBow : Mono Multi Liquid Glue   
Tim Holtz : Distress Ink Pad - Brushed Corduroy 
Mark Richards : 3 mm Gold 
Brown Tulle 


1. Distress card flap edges

2. Apply brown floral rub ons to bottom right corner
3. With fabritac glue, adhere Prima flowers together
4. Cut patterned paper 6.25” X 3.25”
5. With 10 inches of tulle, tie a knot at 7 inches then adhere tulle with the knot one inch from the edge. Adhere on the back flap of the card so glue will not show. Then paste the patterned paper over the tulle and securely onto the back flap so the glued down tool is covered.
6. With fabritac, adhere prima flower over the knot of the tulle.
7. Apply embellishments, such as Mark Richards dots in the center of the flowers.

“Call Me” Card

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : Square Grid Card - Tangerine 

Unity Stamp : Call Me 
We R Memory Keepers : Wide Shimmer Eyelets - Orange
We R Memory Keepers : Crop-A-Dile Tool  

Tsukineko : VersaColor 82 Black Ink Pad


1. Center three eyelets on orange paper to the right of the frame using Main Squeeze tool.

2. With a pencil lightly trace the frame so you can tell where the stamp should be placed.
3. Open card and stamp in the penciled frame
4. Wait until ink is completely dry, to erase pencil marks

“Life…How Sweet it is!” Card

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : A2 Polka Dot Card - Bubblegum
Cricut : Sweet Treats Cartridge 
Sizzix : Birthday Set #2 Embossing Folder (or Cuttlebug Polka Dots)  
Unity Stamp : Sweet Life 
Bazzill Basics : black, light blue, pink, light pink, smooth white paper 
Bazzill Basics: Modern Buttons - Petunia or Candy Apple
Elizabeth Craft Designs : Glitter Ritz - Warm Highlights 

Black ribbon with white polka-dots - 4” long  
Tsukineko : VersaColor 82 Black Ink Pad  
TomBow : Mono Multi Liquid Glue  
Karen Foster : Tawny Scrapper’s Spools (floss)
Quickie Glue  

3L Foam Squares

Ice Cream Sunday Instructions:

1. With Cricut set at 3” inches, cut the Icecream Sunday from the cartridge Sweet Treats using blue cardstock for the dish, pink for the first layer of icecream and cherry, light pink for the second layer of icecream, and white for the whipped cream, sprinkles and reflection on dish.

2. Pull aside the white sprinkles and slender reflection strip. Apply Quickie Glue then coat with glitter. Allow the glitter to dry and then brush extra glitter off with your finger. For the remaining glitter, use the magnet material to pick up the rest.
3. With the first layer of pink icecream, emboss with polka dot embossing folder.
4. On the base of the Icecream cup, tie a little knot of twill.
5. On the cherry, embellish with a gem.
6. Assemble the icecream Sunday.

Card Instructions:

1. Two inches from the bottom, paste the ribbon horizontally across the card, cut off extra ribbon that might hang off the sides.

2. Stamp “Life…How Sweet it is!” on white paper with black ink. Trim white paper around phrase and frame with black paper.
3. Apply Quickie Glue to the white scallop lines at the bottom of card and apply glitter same way as before.
4. Cut 3x4” of white paper for the inside of the card and stamp with the cherry from Unity Stamp’s collection. Paste the white paper so that a little of it shows on the front side.
5. Finally, adhere the Icecream Sunday with glue and adhere the sentiment with Foam Squares.

Happy crafting!


Jingle said...

So many fun cards!

kayla said...

Love these cards xxx


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