Tuesday, April 30, 2013


Hi everyone, Vera here today.

This time I decided to do some patterned paper fussy cutting to create my card. Luckily, most of them are straight cut, except for the bow.

I finished this card in less than 10 minutes and all the parts come from 1 of the sheet from the paper pad. The bow comes from one of the tag on the paper, but instead of using the whole tag, I cut it apart and just take the bow.

Take a look at your patterned paper and see if you could pick a design or two that you can take apart to create a new look.

Do you have the Vintage Daydream kit yet?

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Coloring Outside the Lines

I so admire those artistically gifted crafters who can color stamped images so beautifully. Our DT member, Piali, is the perfect example of such an artist.  Even though I couldn't be called a genius in the field of coloring (hee hee!), I love to play!

If you do, too, what is your favorite coloring tool?  Are you a Copic marker gal like me, or maybe you prefer colored pencils?  Here are some interesting coloring tools that are somewhat new (at least to me) -- have you used any of them?  What do you think?

Derwent Inktense Pencils Not your standard colored pencils, but pigment ink for, well, intense color.  I found a nice video tutorial on them HERE.

Spectrum Noir alcohol-based markers are created by Crafter's Companion.  HERE's a very basic video tutorial that demonstrates blending.

Copic Ciao 6-pc Sets may be Copic's response to the 6-pen sets introduced by Spectrum Noir.  I think these sets make it easy to start your Copic collection. HERE's a great video for beginners.

Gelatos by Faber-Castell are a pigment stick that glides on creamy color with or without water.  They look like little chapsticks, cover like pastels, and appear to give a smooth, rich color base.  Watch THIS general tutorial with the emboss/resist technique and the Gelatos!

Happy crafting!

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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Hang in there!!

Hello Everyone!!

Its Piali here sharing a simple card using Vintage Daydream Kit.

Stamps, papers and Sequins are from this month's Fresh baked kit ...only added the cloud stamp from the previous PMB kit.
I colored the images with Inktense Pencils...I colored it while the ink was a little wet. The ink bleeds a bit to give a natural watercolor look.

Vintage Daydream kit is still available ...

So did you get your kit yet ?

Thanks for stopping by!!!
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Saturday, April 27, 2013

♦♦ hang in there ♦♦

Hello PMB Fans!

It's Amy T with a baby card:

Well, it's actually for a co-worker of mine that is in her third trimester of her first pregnancy....she's counting down!  This will be perfect for her!  I love the Lagoon textured cardstock, it gives the onesies a fun look, dontcha think?

The white cardstock is from my stash and so is the silver glitter tab....I had to glitz up the tag.  The Fresh Squeezed Stamps are sweet, aren't they?  The onesie snaps are heart shaped!  Love that darling detail!

There are still some April Vintage Daydream kits available....buy yours today!

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Friday, April 26, 2013

Light me up

Happy Friday everyone!  It's Glenda... and I'm here to make a confession.  I'm showing you a card today which has something on it that I have never used before.  A doily... I'm not really a doily kinda crafter but for some reason it seemed to work here.  What do you think?

I've added some Diamond Glaze to make the jar look like glass (left it on a plate on my warm oven to get it to harden quicker).  I clipped off the top of the jar and added some silver cord from my stash.  All the rest of the goodies are from the Vintage Daydream kit seen below.  Do you have yours yet?

You can always find Paper Made Bakery on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend.
Glenda J
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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Money Holder Gift Card

Hey everyone ... it's Angi!
May is fast approaching. High school seniors and college students will be gearing up for graduation. I've got a fun idea for graduation gifting!

Kiddos love to get cash don't they? Why not make a pretty card to go along with it! I used the yummy Crate Paper in this month's kit to make mine. The size of the card goes along with the dimensions of the bills too.
See the pretty flower card? it's also included along with other ephemera in the kit. You can easily use a colored paperclip to hold money in place.  
This is a quick and easy project. Everything that I used is from the kit except the flower. It's from my stash.
This month's Fresh Baked Kit is called - "Vintage Daydream"
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Hang in there :)

Hi everyone!!

Julie here with you today using the yummy April kit Vintage Daydream!! I just love this month's kit... the stamps are TO.DIE.FOR!! :)

Here is a card I made with the kit :)

Thanks for stopping by!! :)


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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

You Light Me Up

Hi there lovely creative peeps. Vera here. 

For my card today I decided to play with my favorite tool of all time. My Silhouette that I affectionately call Mr. Q. And I still have my original Silhouette. It's an oldie, but a goodie. :)

I love using bird die-cut and cut it out of the chevron pattern paper. Then I thought it would be more fun if the bird carry a lantern. I simply stamp, color and then fussy cut the lantern. I find fussy cutting very relaxing. How about you?

All the materials on my card come from this moth Vintage Daydream kit. Thank you for swinging by here.

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Monday, April 22, 2013

We've had a fantastic response to our new Vintage Daydreams Fresh Baked Kit and hope you all enjoyed our blog hop!  Isn't our design team incredible?!  They always give us gorgeous inspiration and great ideas for using all the fun products in our monthly kits -- thanks girls!

If you were able to hop along and enter our giveaway, thank YOU so much for stopping by! We've got our random winner...drum roll, please...

Emily Hackelman

Congratulations, Emily!  Please contact us with your mailing address and we'll get your super fun mini Fresh Baked Kit into your hot little hands!*

*Winners have seven (7) days from the announcement to contact us with their information; otherwise, the prize goes back into the prize picnic basket for a future contest/giveaway!
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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Light Me Up!!!!!

Hi Crafty Friends!!!

Its me Piali here....sharing few cards using the FABULOUS Vintage Daydream  Kit.
This Awesome kit is full of crafty goodness!!!!!!

Now here are my cards....
A vintage note card!!
Loooooooooove the Crate Paper DPs in the kit.
The lovely ribbon , flower and the button are from the kit too.

Next one is a CAS card....

The Fresh Squeezed stamp included in the kit is super fun!!!
Love the Lightning Bug image...cute!!!
You must be wondering this is not the exact image in the stamp set...NO its not, I just did some selective inking for the jar image.

Two totally different cards using these same kit...this kit is perfect for any occasion or any style. 

 Be sure to order your April kit today!!!!

Thanks for stopping by!!!

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

●●just a note●●

Hello Paper Made Bakery Fans!

It's Amy T here with a card using the April Vintage Daydream kit:

This kit is chock full of goodness...I was determined to use that lovely crepe paper.  I was thoroughly inspired by Paper Made Bakery Teamie and Bloggie Friend, Julie.

Everything is from this month's kit except the vellum/pinwheel die is from my stash.  The red brad is from the January kit and the straw is from the October kit.

What do you think?

The crepe can easily fit on a standard card but given that I also have the pinwheel, it will need to go in a much larger envie:)

Dontcha love the red stitching?  I tell you, colored thread really can add some BAM to your projects.

Thanks so much for stoppin' by!

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Hanging Note

Happy Friday!  It's Glenda here... and I'm playing with the fabulous April 'Vintage Daydream' kit.  The papers are so fantastic and one of them in particular reminded me of glowing lanterns.  Oh wait, there are lanterns in the stamp set!

So, you might be thinking, why didn't I use one of the other two sentiments in the kit? ('hang in there or 'light me up').  It goes back to the 'being green' thing we were talking about over the last couple of weeks.  I've made so many cards that have  'coordinating' sentiments and images for challenges, design team work and publications.  Guess what?  I still have them sitting in a pile or I've recycled them.  When I make a card, I want to try and use it if I can.  So, I really wanted to make these lanterns but I also wanted to use the card for something... so I used the most versatile sentiment on the set.  Make sense?

Check out this fabulous kit!  If you are interested in getting the kit every month, there is also the Baker's Dozen Subscription.

 Remember, you can always find us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Have a fabulous Friday and wonderful weekend.
Take care and thanks for stopping by,
Glenda J
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Bows and Polka Dots

Hey everyone ... it's Angi!
I've got a fun polka dotted tag for ya today!
I've been making tags to have on hand for last minute gift giving. You can easily add a personal note to the back before attaching it to a gift bag or box.
I made this one using my dies and the yummy Crate Paper that is included in this month's kit.
This month'sFresh Baked Kit is called - "Vintage Daydream"

Happy Creating!
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Little moments that happen make me gloriously happy...

Hi everyone!

Julie here with you today with a layout I made with the fabulous April kit Vintage Daydream! :)

Seriously... this is my all time FAVE layout I have  made so far this year!! For reals!! :)

I just love the Glitz crepe paper that comes in this month's kit and I used it as the background of my photo :)


I made these balloons with a piece of 6x6 paper from the Crate Paper pad in this month's kit - I drew balloon shapes and then cut them out and used some twine from my stash to make the strings! :)

I was thinking of a way to make my title without using any alphas -- and then it hit me!! :)

In the 6x6 Crate Paper pad this month -- is a sheet with the wonderful Maggie Holmes handwriting on it... well as I started to read the message on the paper -- I saw two sentences that I thought would be PERFECT for this page! So I cut out two of the sentences and adhered them to my page as seen above :)

Here is the sheet I used :)

Our fabby kit this month! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!

Thanks for stopping by!! ~~Julie
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Just A Note

Hi there lovely peeps. Hope you enjoyed our hop yesterday. Vera here today to share a card from this month kit.

I love the envelope from the stamp set and want to use it as the main focus for my card today.

I simply stamped the envelope on 3 different patterned paper and fussy cut them.  So many gorgeous paper on the paper pad that come in this month kit.

All the materials on this card come from this kit. Have you got this month Vintage Daydream?

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Challenge Winners

We've had a blast with our first Fresh Baked Kit Challenge!  We appreciate our Baker's Dozen subscribers who helped make this one great and to everyone who stopped by to vote. The projects really made creative use of our past Fresh Baked Kits and all of them were FANtastic!

We've got TWO winners of a special mini Fresh Baked Kit...

Our Reader's Choice winner is Lynn Le5! That beautiful handmade bloom is just gorgeous!

Lynn's 'recycled' card & post

And, our Random Choice winner is:
 Michele Duffy

Thank you again to everyone for playing in our first-ever Fresh Baked Kit Challenge and all who stopped by to vote -- we'll see you next time!
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It's time to reveal the brand new, GORgeous Fresh Baked Kit for April... Vintage Daydream! This ethereal package of paper crafting goodness is filled with the prettiest products straight off the CHA floor!  April's kit features the new Maggie Holmes products from Crate Paper -- Maggie is an incredible photographer and scrapbooker and her new line mixes wispy, vintage images and ephemera with trendy styles and colors.  We've mixed in lots and lots of embellishments that complement perfectly.

contents may vary

The Vintage Daydream kit contains:
  • NEW String Me Along clear stamp set by Fresh Squeezed Stamps
  • Crate Paper's Maggie Holmes 6x6 pad of designer patterns
  • Card stock in Bahama, Lagoon and Fresh White plus 10 envelopes
  • Wood veneer antique bird cages by Maya Road
  • Washi tape paper, tiny bows & ephemera from the Maggie Holmes collection
  • Ruffled crepe paper by Glitz
  • Ribbon, small glassine bag, buttons, sequins, doily, flowers
Our Paper Made Bakery design team has been working behind the scenes creating beautiful projects with this new kit and we're excited to share them with you.  Come along and join our blog hop, leave nice comments, and enjoy the eye candy!

We know you're going to LOVE our newest kit, so be sure to grab yours now!  And, if you don't want to miss out on a single thing, become a happy Baker's Dozen subscriber!  You'll get our new kits first -- guaranteed happiness delivered to your mailbox, along with special extras for your loyalty!  And, we're happy to announce that we now ship internationally!

To celebrate our new release this week, we're having a giveaway!  We've put together a special Mini Fresh Baked Kit for our April winner!  You'll have until the end of the week to earn multiple entries, so be sure to check back each day to enter again.  We'll announce the winner here on the blog, on our Facebook Page, on Twitter...even on the entry widget itself!

Giveaway ends at midnight on Friday, April 19, 2013
To enter this giveaway, use the widget below:
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Sunday, April 14, 2013


Hello Everyone!!

Its me Piali...I've a CAS card to share with you all...

I used bits and scraps of two previous Fresh  Baked kit for this card.
All papers from two collections blend well together.
I still have tons of supplies left to make a bunch of cards.

Fresh baked kits are packed with crafty goodness!!!

Two kits are still available HERE.

Our first Paper Made Bakery kit challenge ends today...don't forget to link your creations.

Thanks for stopping by!

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