Posted in Birthday, Fancy Fold, interactive, Pop up card, Uncategorized

So Glad We’re Friends

I am disappointed to say that I was unable to create a card for this weeks Crazy4Challenges challenge. I am still down to one arm and I haven’t been able to go down to my craft room and of my completed cards I didn’t have one that fit the challenge, so I am posting a birthday card that I made and had to wait for my friend to received it in the mail before I posted. So here is a card I made for one of my oldest and dearest friends, Kristeen and I have been friends for longer than I can remember, so this card had to be special. This is what I came up with.

All the fun is in the motion, to see a video of this card please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram. Feel free to join my Facebook page if you would like to share your own creations.

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Posted in Never Ending Card, Uncategorized, valentines

Never Ending Valentine

I’m still down to one arm so this will be a shorter post. I choose a Never Ending Valentine that I created last year. Apparently I didn’t take as many photos then, than I do now lol

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Posted in C4C Challenge, Character Card, Pop up card, valentines

Purrrrfect Together C4C518

Well this card was quite the challenge, actually it turned into 3 challenges, 2 planned and 1 not so much. It is a weekend post so it is obviously a Crazy4Challenges post. This weeks challenges is a design challenge and the design is below. Challenge number 2 was a challenge that came about by Karen Burniston herself. A few weeks back I posted a question on her PoP up Peeps facebook page. I was in the process of making a Photo Collage card and I noticed it was making a scraping sound, so I asked if I was doing something wrong or if there was a way to prevent the scraping sound. Karen replied that the scraping was normal and she challenged me to make the sound part of the design of the card….. so I came up with the cat clawing the wall. Challenge 3 is not as fun. I have been dealing with a medical issue that at the moment greatly limits the use of my left hand. I had most of the card finish and most of this blog as well earlier in the week, but it was a challenge getting it finished. And as I sit here typing with my one good hand (good thing I’m right handed) I know the rest of this post may have a little less typing LOL,

challenge sketch

my take on the design challenge

the magic is in the motion, to see this card in motion please check out my Facebook or my Instagram , also please feel free to join my FB group if you would like to share your own creations,

to see the other talented design team cards please check this C4Cblog

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Posted in 3-D, Character Card, Pop up card, Uncategorized, valentines

Carried Away Valentine

Ok, I know it’s a bit early but I’m in a Valentine mood, so I went digging through the Valentine card photos that I made last year but hadn’t posted. I don’t generally like to post a card before the recipient receives it. So I’ve got a few from last year kicking around. Today’s card is the card I made for my husband last year. Looking back at the photos I realize either I didn’t take many or I thought I had posted this card and had deleted them all. As there are no photos of me actually assembling it so I will give the best explanation that I can.

The fun is in the motion. To see this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, feel free to join if you would like to share your own crafty creations. The video can also be found on my Instagram

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Posted in 3-D, Character Card, interactive, valentines

Gnome body loves you…..like I do

I think this gnome is so adorable, and once I saw Karen Burnistons Video tutorial on making this cutie I knew I had to give it a go. The Surprise Ball pop up mechanism is what makes this so card so much fun

All the fun is in the pop-up so if you would like to see a video of this card in action please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram. Please feel free to join my facebook group if you would like to share your own creations.

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Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Character Card, interactive, Surprise Ball pop-up

Pop goes the Snowman-C4C517

I am so excited to show off this card, I think it turned out super cute and I have to thank Karen Ostergard , this months Crazy4Challenges host for coming up with this weeks challenge as I don’t think I would have thought to make this card without it. So you are probably wondering, what is this weeks challenge and it is…..BBRRRR. it’s cold outside in most of the Northern Hemisphere or it’s quite warm in the Southern Hemisphere. Do a winter themed card if you live in the north and a summer card themed card if you live in the south. Well I live in the North so winter card it is, but at first I was a little stumped as Christmas just past and I didn’t want to make a card that looked to Christmasy. Then I saw a Surprise Ball Valentine video from Karen Burniston that gave me the idea to make this fun snowman, and here it is.

The magic is in the motion, to see this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, please feel free to join if you would like to share your own crafty creations. My videos can also be found on my Instagram account.

to see all the Winter and Summer themed cards from the C4C design team please check these out C4Cblog (posts on Saturday January 11)

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Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Birthday Pivot Panel card-C4C516

Happy New year!!!!!!! I’m sorry I have been away, I generally take a little break around Christmas as my day job is retail so life is usually really hectic around the holidays. But I am back with a very Sparkly Birthday card. Not only is this my first card of the new year it is also the first Crazy4Challenges challenge of the year, this first challenge is to try something new on your project, either a new-to-you product or technique. I decided to make a card using the Karen Burniston “Gift Pivot Panel” die set. It is a die set that I haven’t used before and I have never made a pivot panel card before. This is what I came up with.

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Posted in Christmas, Pop up card

Christmas card 2019

I’d like to wish all my followers a very Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year. This will by last post until the New Year and I would like to share the card that I designed as my Christmas card this year. I hope you enjoy.

this card is so cool when it is shown in action (Santa goes up and down in the chimney when the card is opened and closed) Please check out my Video on Facebook , and feel free to join my page if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

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Posted in Christmas, Triple Flip

Triple Flip Ornament- take 2

In Early November I made a Triple Flip Ornament card , I thought it turned out pretty neat so I thought I would try it again. The first card was a 5 1/2″ square card and I made it in a green. This time I created a 7 1/4″ x 4 3/4″ rectangle and I made it in a red, and I used a different patterned paper. I hope you like 🙂

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