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Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Snappy Birthday

 After a stressful week dealing with family stuff it was nice to do something crafty this afternoon. My head is all over the place and this certainly influenced my card!

Firstly I was inspired by the unusual challenge at Less Is More


So I really sat and (over) thought about this one. I remembered I had a crab die and some glittery crab patterned paper. Being mindful to leave plenty of white space I created this...



Obviously the blue patterned card with glittery crabs represents the sea and the yellow circle represents the sand! After googling 'crab cards' I could see that 'snappy birthday' is the go to greeting for crabs so I used that for my greeting.

And of course coming up to June Birthdays this may be useful for someone whose star sign is Cancer (the crab). Yes - I thought a lot about this one!

What I used:

Linen card base

Crab patterned card - Deco Time

Crab die - Cut and Make

Greeting - created using KG Payphone font

Embellished with 2 googly eyes.


I'm also playing along with the challenges at:

Creative Friday #280 - clean and simple

2 Crafty Critter Crazies - AG with a critter

Pearly Sparkles #62 - clean and simple


Thanks for visiting

Sharon

x

6 comments:

  1. This looks beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Pearly Sparkles Challenge. Hope to see you again next time.
    DT Ine http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  2. Fab make, love cards with humour

    Kathyk

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  3. Great choice with the die! LOVE the colours and that sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along at Less is More xx

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  4. Brilliant card and fun to. Hope your family times are better. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies this week. Good Luck and I’m looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
    Faith A DT

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  5. Lovely clean lines and I love that your colours represent the sea and sand. The googly eyes were the perfect finishing touch. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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  6. Lustiger Text und die Krabbe passt natürlich genau dazu. Schöne CAS Karte.
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei creative friday!

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