Monday, May 27, 2013

My Paper Crafting Showcase: Children Around the World

Hi, there! So today it is my turn to do the Monday Cartridge Showcase over at My Paper Crafting. I have a made a few cards for you today using the Children Around the World cartridge. 

I love culture and so when this cartridge came out, I just knew I had to have it!

Toucan Party Better Than One Can!

I made this first card intending to use it as a birthday card and I used these cute Toucan birds from this cartridge. I just cut two out and one in blue and one in pink and the pink one I flipped so that they were facing each other. I just think they are so cute and I love the sentiment and think it would be a great birthday party card. I also added some music note embellies from my stash. 

Dream Big

I made this card for a graduation celebration. I love hot air balloons and this cartridge has one included in it and I cut that out and put it on a this yellow/clouds patterned paper. Before I put the banner on top of the balloon, I also ran the balloon part through my Cuttlebug using my swiss dots embossing folder for a little more texture. Then in the sentiment I added the sentiment "Dream Big" and it says, "Congratulations" on the inside.


Everyone that knows me knows how much I love anything Asian and so I had to make this next card using the Asian girl. Once I had her all cut out and put together, I laid down my floral patterned paper and then I took a strip of red cardstock and used my doily border punch to punch both sides to get that lacy look and then my green strip I ran through the Cuttlebug using a leaves embossing folder. In the bottom, right corner is the sentiment, "Arigato!" which means "thank you" in Japanese. So this is a thank you card with some culture in it. :) 

In the future, I intend to also use this cartridge in my classroom. I am a Music Teacher and I love incorporating cultural music into my classroom through different cultural songs/dances and also through the different instruments we play and where they originated from. 

This is a very fun and cute cartridge and I hope you enjoyed the projects as much as I enjoyed making them! :D


  1. Wow, wonderful showcase Jennifer! You really did a great job on ALL of it! :)

  2. These cards are so cute! What a fun cartridge! :)

  3. You're cards are fabulous! I love the Toucan birds and that sentiment. Too darn cute. :) Where did the sentiment come from or is that your cleverness?