Hi there, today I am going to share something a little different with you. I would like to share my process for creating some PL cards for a swap at PLCS. The theme of the swap is Happy Mail and I knew that I had to use these fabulous Happy Mail flair badges from The Crafty Pickle Shop for my cards. I have to say that the font is super cute but the silver glittered words is what sold me. I hope you enjoy watching my process of creating these cards.
Hi Crafty Friends!
It’s Friday and you know what that means?
It’s our first FLAIRTASTIC FRIDAY FEATURE!!!!
Every Friday though the summer months we will bring you a new idea/concept using flair. Your not going to want to miss these fun posts! These ideas will come from not only our designers but also super neat flairtastic ideas we find from our customers and other talented papercrafters. Make sure that when you share any of your projects on Instagram or Facebook using flair, that you tag it #FlairTasticFriday. You just might see your own photo featured here on our blog!
Today’s theme is using flair in either a gift or gift packaging. I love how creative our designers got this week and I know you will too. These are just a peek of their projects… make sure you pop by each of their blogs to find out more details on these awesome projects and see even more flair inspiration!
Isn’t this little pad of paper and pen set made by Treasa so adorable? I could totally see this as a fab teacher gift or it would cheer up any office cubical or even a note station by the phone! I will definitely be making a few of these, Thanks for sharing Treasa!!! Visit Treasa’s blog HERE.
Flair is the perfect little embellishment to add to a cute bottle of bath soap or lotion. Our designer Kristin added our surprise flair with some die cuts for a cute little gift embellishment cluster. LOVE this idea. Couldn’t you see dressing up a bunch of bottles of antibacterial gel and passing them out at wedding or baby shower? LOVE this idea, Kristin! Stop on by Kristin’s blog right HERE.
Designer, Carrie whipped up these cute little gift tags and gift card holders. These are great to have ready for last-minute gift giving. Even topping a plain wrapped gift with this cute little tag pocket would just add the perfect touch! Great idea, Carrie! Stop by Carrie’s blog HERE.
Last but certainly not least is a great gift wrapping idea from our designer, Joann! She used her CTMH Cricut cartridge, Flair, and sequins to dress up this gift for a friend. My most favorite thing about this is that she took our Color Pop Flair and used stazon ink and STAMPED DIRECTLY ON THE FLAIR!! WHAT?!? How come I never thought of this before? Genius I tell you, Genius! It makes me look at our color pop flair in a whole new way. If I were to get a gift like this, It would be hard to open it because the outside looks so very pretty! Thanks so much for sharing this with us Joann! Check out our sweet Joann’s blog HERE.
Our Designer, Stephanie is on vacation but she will be back with the rest of our team very soon to share even MORE #FlairTasticFriday ideas with you all!
I can’t wait to share with you all the exciting things we have planned in the next few weeks including a HUGE shop update! Foil Flair is coming and you will LOVE our Pickle Planner Flair! SO much more cute things too. It is going to be a very exciting month ahead! Stop by The Crafty Pickle Etsy Shop if you haven’t been by recently. We will be releasing a few little things between now and our next big release.
Dont forget to use the hashtag #FlairTasticFriday to play along with us!
Wait until you see what we have in store for you next week!
Hi Carrie here to share with you today a fun Birthday card I created using some of my favorite flair embellishments from #TheCraftyPickle
The flair I used is from the Color Pop line from The Crafty Pickle. There are nine different sets of Color Pop flair in a rainbow of colors. These flair embellishments are the perfect embellishment for any layout, card or crafty project. I just love how versatile they are.
|I started with a cut out banner card. I traced out the banner with a pencil then stamped HAPPY into each banner
Then I colored in each banner with my Spectrum Noir color pencils in a rainbow pattern.
|I added some twine to the back of my flair buttons with 3D foam squares. Then I clustered my flair in a Balloon Bouquet tied with a bow. I think my card came out super cute.|
Be sure to pop over the TheCraftyPickle shop and pick up some Color Pop flair for your next Crafty project.
Thanks for stopping by today.
How cute is this fun little pocket page with lots of cute little bugs all over the page!!! Super sweet page with two different sets of very fun little bugs to add to any page!! She used the dragonfly from the Cute Bug Button Flair and the new, bird and butterfly from the Spring Flair Collection.
Spring Flair Collection
Cute Bug Flair
My son loves rainbows and lots of fun colors so the Color Pop Flair is just perfect for any of the pages that I put together with just a little “Pop” of color!!!
On this page I wanted the flair to be show cased so I added my favorite circle punch to the back of each flair with black cardstock and then used black stamping with the CTMH Stamps and all the great color mixes of Sequins to this page …because both my boys “Color my World” for sure!!!
And then here is the close-up:
This Father’s Day will be particularly hard for me and my family this year. We lost our Dad in February to a traumatic accident.
My Dad was an awesome guy and the life of the party. We know that he wouldn’t want us to be sad on this day, so I decided
we would celebrate him on Father’s Day. Taniesa created some special flair for me so that I could use them to create cards for my
PL album. I have to say when I first saw them , I cried and I couldn’t believe how perfect and how special these were.
First I wanted to create a card using this My Favorite Memory of my Dad flair so I could document that memory of my Dad.
His grandchildren called him Superman, they seen him as a strong man who could get through anything, so I wanted to create
a card to honor our ” Superman” using a custom flair of a photo of my Dad.
Lastly I wanted to share a lovely gift that Taniesa sent to me for my family and me to wear on Father’s Day, how special is this ribbon and its something we could wear every Father’s Day!!
I love how special these custom flair are and how they will help us celebrate and remember my Dad on this Father’s Day.
Taniesa can create custom flair for you no matter the subject, just send her a message in The Crafty Pickle shop and let
her know what you are looking for.
Good Morning Happy Scrappers.
I love creating my own backgrounds using Adirondack alcohol inks
First thing I did was to squirt two colors of the alcohol ink onto my splat mat and then add some blending solution. This helps to spread the ink around. Then I just laid my glossy card stock right on top of the ink.
|I love the watercolor affect this technique creates.|
Once my card base was dry I stenciled some white clouds and then stamped my Happy Birthday sentiment by Technique Tuesday.
To complete my card I layered some pretty pattern papers onto my card base, added my beautiful Butterfly flair and tied some silver floss around the center.
and grab some today.
And then here is a link to the fun sequin that she used:
Here are the fun products from the store that she used on this card: