Erstkommunion “Lena”


Vor einiger Zeit erhielt ich eine super nette Instagramnachricht von einer zuckersüßen Tortenbäckerin (Genuss-Momente) mit der Bitte die Erstkommunionseinladungen ihrer Tochter Lena zu gestalten.
Natürlich hab ich mich sehr über diese nette Anfrage gefreut, ebenso wie glücklich, war ich aber auch etwas ängstlich!
Der Grund dafür: ich bin nicht katholisch, folglich kenn mich mit der Erstkommunion so gar nicht aus 🙈!Zu meinem Glück besuchte mich die kleine Familie aber einige Zeit später (mit leckeren Kuchenvariationen im Gepäck) und wir machten uns gemeinsam ans Werk.
Lenas Vorgaben waren ganz konkret: Pink, Lila, Kreuz, Blumen & Schmetterlinge — genial, oder? Ich liebe ja Kunden die wissen was sie wollen!

Verwendet hab ich hierfür einige, nicht mehr erhältliche Handstanzen von Stampin’ Up!, aber auch ein brandneues Set, nämlich “Hoffe und Glaube”. Die filigrane Kreuzstanze für die Big Shot find ich einfach wunderschön, genau so wie die Blumenranke – total vielseitig und echt cool! Falls du dich wunderst, den Text für die Einladung und die Menükarten hab ich gedruckt, nicht gestempelt, Frau hat ja leider nicht alles daheim 🙁
Farblich hab ich so ziemlich alles verwendet was Stampin’ Up! zu bieten hat, beispielsweise Wassermelone, Himbeerrot, Sommerbeere (jaja, fruchtig, oder) 😀 Unten liste ich dir aber noch mal alle verwendeten Materialien auf.
Dafür, dass die Vorgaben der jungen Dame recht streng waren, hab ich sie meiner Meinung nach sehr gut umgesetzt, oder was meinst du?

PS: Nächste Woche zeig ich dir noch die geniale Torte, super passend zur Papeterie <3

Lenas Vorgabe

… und hier meine Umsetzung

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color challenge – Make My Monday

I know, I know, it’s already Wednesday .. BUT I was pretty sick so I didn’t sit in front of the computer at all, therefore my blog post is late 🙁
I chose the current MMM challenge – Pink, Red & White 🙂 I cased Sam’s card because I absolutely love it 🙂
Retro Rubber Challenge: RRCB31 red white pink (I had my stamp a little over a year now, it was one of the first things I got as a new SU! demonstrator – I love this stamp)
CardMania: add some red
Crafts and Me: Red or Valentines
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Stars & Stripes – Baby Clara

We have a new challenge prepared for you over at CUYL – for the next two weeks we’d like to see your Stars and Stripes creations 🙂
You’ve time until January 20th to link your projects 🙂
My dear friend Ann gave birth to a cute little girl a couple of days ago, so I just had to create something cute for this new, tiny human. I’ve never crafted with a Ribba frame before but I thought I’ll give it a try 🙂 
And here it is – I used crumb cake and rose red and love it 🙂 I also bought a custom made blanky from Kleine Fee Emilia and hope the new baby will love it 🙂

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chubby unicorn

I LOVE this cute, chubby unicorn free digi stamp by Jessa from UselessTrinkets :))
isn’t it adorable? I think it’s awesome on the little keepsake box by Stampin’ Up! ♥

I made this cute box for the current Bastel-Traum challenge – theme is easy, it’s all about BIRTHDAYS this month 🙂

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Animal Friends Challenge: Phantasie-Tiere
2 Creative Chicks; No Cards
MMM Challenge: Embossing
The Paper Girls Challenge: Happy Birthday, (to Kristy’s hubby 🙂 )

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a little box ..

.. a little something for a special someone .. I simply love the envelope punch board – it’s so versatile and it let’s you make boxes in now time

today I used colors I rarely use – thanks to In{k}spire_me for this cool color challenge 🙂

Inkspire Me: Color Challenge
Card Mania: use Metal Embellishments (I used a brad)
Lady Bug Crafts: Use Dies
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treat bag :)

a very girly treat bag is what I created – polka dots, flowers, butterflies, pink – girly, right? 😛
We’d love to see some clear elements on your project over at CUYL – so hop over and play along — I punched some butterflies out of transparent foil 🙂 I like it 🙂

AllSortsChallenge: April Showers bring May Flowers
Fussy and Fancy: Lots of Flowers
The Stamping Boutique: Ribbon and/or Lace

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Wellness in der Tüte

Mother’s Day is on May 10th – maybe spa in a bag? Create a cute little bag, but some chocolates, candles, tea and bath beads in there and you’re to go 🙂
you may wonder why my bag is so wrinkly – I used the packing paper Stampin’ Up! used to fill up their boxes – I hope it comes back – I like it so much better than the stupid plastic they use now.

Moving along with the Times: anything but a square card
Sweet Stampin Challenge: anything but a card
Open-Minded Crafting for Fun: recycle something (I made a bag out of packing paper)
SuzyPantsSmarty: anything goes with a punch or die
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Melon Mambo & Wild Wasabi L O V E

Hope y’all are enjoying a beautiful, sunny Sunday 🙂
I’ve been spending some time in my craft room and this little, bright card jumped off my craft desk. I simply loooove those wonderful flower stamps and the matching paper – green and pink are such a wonderful color combo – I love it 🙂

RRR 114: Bright Spring Colors with Ribbon or Trim
QKR Stampede: Add a Sentiment
Crazy 4 Challenges: Let’s think Spring
Kraftin Kimmie: Spring or Easter
Wort Art Wednesday: Anything Goes

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Spring Wreath

A couple of weeks ago I ordered the Wonderous Wreath bundle because I’ve seen it on so many Christmas cards and just had to have it 🙂 I really wanted to use it NOW but because I’m not in a Christmas mood right now I used it as a sping wreath 🙂 I like how the card turned out even though there is not much on it 🙂
Crafts4Eternity: pastel shades
Inky Impressions: pastel colors
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