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“Easy Spring in a Crate” Card Tutorial with Martha Stewart Crafts

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Spring is here and all kinds of flowers are blooming out doors and indoors in my own “paper garden”. I’m no pro at actually gardening outside. It’s something I hope to change someday. For me the hot Florida weather is no motivation to be outside much and I really prefer the  air conditioned comfort of my art studio to create blooms for my art projects that I wouldn’t even be able to grow in this hot weather anyway (I know, lame excuse). My hats off to all you brave Florida gardeners! With all the distressed wood trends out there, I came up with a card set design I called “Spring in a Crate”. I made my own  paper paper with a wood look to it. Then I created a crate  and added all kinds of blooms inside. Check them out here on my website and on the Martha Stewart American Made Market. I thought I’d come up with a very easy version of this card thanks to a little help form my friends at  Martha Stewart Crafts. It’s no secret I love and use their products on a daily basis in my business,  personal projects , when I blog or…

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Martha Stewart Appearance – February 7th 2012

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To see the video segment or to read the crafting instructions that tell you how to make the card shown click Martha Stewart __________________________________________________________   This is where it all starts – Rosa’s office and ‘Workshop’ Having finalized the card design, Rosa simulated the layout of the card elements as well as the swap-outs (i.e. the card at various stages of assembly) used during the taping of the segment.  Then, it was off to New York –

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