A Toot & A Freebie!

Boy oh boy was I tickled to go to my mailbox yesterday and see the August/September copy of “The Stampers Sampler”, I was even more thrilled when I saw one of my cards on page 11! It is my first time in that particular magazine and the funny thing is I sent the card to them over a year ago, It pays to be patient I guess!

I’ve had the idea for a beach pail card rolling around in my brain for a few weeks, well today I got around to making it:

Pattern Paper: DCWV, Template: See download links below ;)

Pattern Paper: DCWV, Template: See download links below ;)

Inside of card. Stamp: Plaid

Inside of card. Stamp: Plaid

Seriously folks this is an easy one! It only takes minutes to make, and it only uses some cardstock, paper and a brad. Great for party invitations when you have to make a bunch! The templates include the card-base, shovel and handle. I cut mine on my cricut using SCAL software but there is a printable version too ;)

Here is a printable PDF version of the beach pail template.

Here is a svg version of the Beach Pail Card and elements to cut with your cricut+scal software.

Have fun making these quick and easy cards for your next summertime party! You could also make it smaller and stitch around the open part to make a hidden journaling pocket for a scrapbook page.

Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful weekend and till next time Happy Crafting!

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18 Responses

  1. that is sooo cute!

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  2. This is so adorable! I’m gonna use it for one of my nephew’s birthday. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Thanks for sharing!

    Saskia

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  4. What a fun and summery card!

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  5. Wow, whats a great project! Thanks for the template.
    Sometimes i will make this.

    greetings from germany

    die hippe

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  6. OMGOSH CONGRATS!! what a cutie card too thanks so much!!

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  7. Congrats on getting your card published. Amazing that they hold on to these cards that long.

    Thank you for the SCAL freebie.

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  8. Congrats on your publication!!
    This card is so cute!!

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  9. This is awesome, Linny, thanks!

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  10. Great card! Thank you so much for sharing the template!

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  11. So FUN! This would be perfect for party invites, or a summer birthday card, like my youngest’s who will turn 6 on 8/6!

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  12. Oh, BTW CONGRATS!!!! I have sent so many things to them, maybe they’ll print one some day!!

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  13. Very creative and oh-so-cute. Thanks for sharing your work with all of us!

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  14. Thanks for the free template! I put it to good use, reducing and enlarging it :>)

    http://lastminutecrafter.blogspot.com/2010/05/heading-to-beach-with-lps.html

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  16. Thanks so much. I’m going to use this for a baby shower invite, decorate the outside and add a tag inside with the information. I’ll be posting it on my blog once complete if you’d like to stop by and take a look. Won’t be until the second week of August. http://craftingranny.blogspot.com “Hugs” Carol

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  17. I have a shaped card challenge to do, and was delighted to find this adorable sand bucket. I have an image of a little girl at the beach with her bucket, and this is perfect. Thank you.

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