Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Copy Cat Cards

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Project of the Day:
I wanted to send out some lovely holiday cards to family and friends- but didn't want to go in the direction of  photo cards since it would just be Michael and me....boring, right? Yeah, I know, that's why I didn't make them! I had a ridiculous amount of paint chips (as always) at home so I decided to use them to make some super cheap cards. I saw these little wreaths and thought they were a good way to send holiday cheer without being overly red and green Christmas tacky :

(source HERE

    I grabbed my paint chips, a glue stick, some plain white stationary and a scissors and started snipping...
 Once I had all my little circles I started randomly gluing them as I went in a circle on the card, mixing in small and large circles of the red, green, grey, yellow, and brown shades I chose.

 A little ribbon and...

After I had finished a couple paint chip wreaths I busted out the dear old sequins and made one super sparkly wreath. Gaudy? Yes. Tacky? Maybe. Completely Awesome? You know it!

 I decided I wanted more than just wreaths, so I took some paint chips with green shades and cut different sized triangles out of each...
 ...leaving me with shades of green trees!

 A little sequin on top of each and this is what I got:

 For friends and family who don't celebrate Christmas (or any other holiday, for that matter) I made some simple snowflake cards out of -youguessedit- paint chips! The others in this picture are just solid color ribbon glued together in rows- simple, clean, lovely.

How are you doing your holiday cards this year? 

xo, LP

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  1. best ever. I'm in love with all of them.

  2. Such a great idea to use paint swatches!

  3. This is absolutely amazing; I think I need to make these...off to home depot to get some paint chips!

  4. Thanks Lia- Can't wait to see how yours turn out!!

  5. Love these cards! Such a wonderful idea, and so simple! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  6. Those are really cute. I wussed out again this year and did a cheesy post about "look how crappy the pictures of my kids were so I didn't send anyone a card". It's sadly the second year I've done that. Hmm, maybe I'll let it be my thing. :)


    Yours are really cute. I especially love the trees with the bling on top.

    1. hey- i have to say- i think the christmas cards that have REAL pictures on them- like people actually laughing or kids not staying still are so cute and much better than the staged ones- next year you just might have to send out those pictures and say "happy holidays, from our real family, with love"

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  8. this is definitely amazing; I think I need to create these...off to lowe's to get some colour chips!
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  9. These are cute but where I live I would not want to get caught gathering the paint chips ~grin~ They do not like that so much. FYI not that I am innocent of this. Used them as embossing folder samples......not my idea.....but works great

    1. I know- I've gotten questioned for taking them before too! Ah!

  10. Love the ideas here! I have a paint chip 'book' that I can use. Does anyone have an idea for using the fronts of Christmas cards from past years and turning them into handmade cards for this year?

    1. I've used past Christmas Cards before in where I trim them down as much as possible, and then mount them on colored cardstock (and fold that in half). Nice way to reuse!

  11. So easy and so simple. Even i am new to diy project.But this one works for me.

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