Challenge Winning cards

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Walking The Dog

This cute image was one of a pack of printed ready to colour designs that came free with Quick Cards Made Easy a number of years ago - coloured with a mixture of Pro-markers and Spectrum Noir pencils. The backing papers also came with a magazine some time ago. I used a layout inspired by this sketch at Sunday Stamps

I'm playing along with other challenges at:

Crafty Cardmakers #261 - lots of layers
Crafty Sentiments #25 - anything goes
Creative Moments #197 - AG/pretty papers
Through The Craftroom Door - anything goes

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Cheers To You

A masculine birthday card today - I don't tend to make these unless I have to but I have a few birthdays coming up so need to build up a stock...

I've used a beer glass topper from Buzzcraft as the main image. The simple striped card seemed very masculine - it reminded me of a man's shirt material. I've matted both using dark brown paper and added some punched dots to decorate. As a background I've used some embossed off white card on a kraft base. Simple - just like blokes cards should be!

I'm playing along with the challenges at:

Watercooler Wednesdays #285 - AG/masculine
Crafters Cafe Challenge #249 - dots and stripes
The Male Room #141 - masculine birthday (Happy 7th Birthday!)
The Sisterhood of Crafters - masculine
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday - August - something starting with 'B' (beer, brown)
Daisy Chain Challenges #44 - for the boys/men

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Wedding Cake

I've got a couple of friends getting married in the next month - both very small weddings because of COVID. Here's a card I've made for one of them using one of the Anita's foiled decoupage sheets...

Again, I've used mirri card which is so difficult to capture in a photograph. The patterned papers are from packs form The Range in my stash - the pink one with diamond outlines is very appropriate! To embellish, I've added 3 small glittery heart gems.

I'm playing along with the challenges at:

Aud Sentiments #257 - AG plus sentiment

Crafty Sentiments - AG

Creative Knockouts #362 - sparkle and shine

Dream Valley #230 - add gems or pearls

Creations In Pink #24 - AG

Ike's World #135 - 3 of a kind (heart gems)

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Monday, August 03, 2020

Celebrate In Style

A quick post tonight of a card I made today using a Buzzcraft 1920s style lady topper...

It is so difficult to photograph mirri-card!!

I've mounted the topper and backing paper using silver mirri-card and added matted rectangles placed in an Art Deco inspired arrangement. The greeting came with the toppers and I've added some silver Rennie Mackintosh style square peel-offs.

I'm playing along with the challenges at:

Crafting Happiness #60 - anything goes
Corrosive Challenge #8 - anything goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #139 - anything goes
A Bit More Time To Craft #120 - anything goes
The Crafter's Cafe - Aug 20 - anything goes
A Perfect Time To Craft #8 - anything goes

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