Posted in 3-D, Birthday, Character Card, interactive, Pop up card, Surprise Ball pop-up, Uncategorized

Happy Belated Birthday, We Wish You

I am sooooo anxious to share this card. I had the Yoda design in my head for a while but was unable to make the card right away, then I made the card but was unable to share as I wasn’t able to give it to my son right away. So now I am good to go.

The fun is really in the POP, to see this card in motion please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram. Feel free to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Character Card, Fancy Fold, interactive, Uncategorized, valentines

Out of this World-Valentine C4C522

Ok, I’m back, I think 😬. I’ve been trying to get into my craft room but I still have limitations but I think I’ve got it worked out. I was posting three times a week, I feel realistically I can probably do two posts per week. I’m going to continue with the Crazy4Challenges weekend challenges, and I would like to create another blog probably earlier in the week. As I start feeling better I will work my way back into a third post per week. I appreciate everyone who has been taking the time to check out my blog.

This post is actually a day late 😬. This is my card for this weeks Crazy4Challenges challenge. This weeks challenge is a design challenge and this is what I came up with.

Design

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

To see the rest of the amazing design teams take on this design please check this out C4Cblog

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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 3-D, C4C Challenge, Character Card, Christmas, Uncategorized

Surprise Ball Christmas Card- C4C515

So this is the last Crazy4Challenges challenge of the year, our challenge this week was to choose a design from one of the previous design challenges, and I decided to use my Surprise Ball pop up to make it a little more interesting.

I chose do to the C4C484 design, I decided to make the largest circle into a window and make it a pop up card.

to see the other fun cards made by the talented design team please check this out C4Cblog

The fun is in the “POP” so to see this card in action please check out my Facebook page, feel free to join if you would like to add your own creations.

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Posted in Character Card, Christmas, shaker card

Snowflake Shaker Card

I love shaker cards, this one is a little different. Instead of having a large shaker window, I have smaller snowflake sized windows, and the window shapes are cut through the front and middle pf the card with the shaker bits added to the very back panel.

To see this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, also feel free to join if you have your own crafty creations. My Messy Craftroom Facebook

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Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Character Card, Christmas, interactive, MOTION CARD, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Textured Reindeer Christmas card-C4C510

Here we go, rolling into week 2 of Hosting the Crazy4Challenges challenge blog. I love texture, sometimes it’s nice to have a card that you just want to touch, and sometimes it just adds that extra little touch, so this weeks challenge is to add texture to your card.

to see all the other textured cards made by the very talented design team just hop on over here C4C blog (posts Saturday Nov 9)

to see a video of this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, and feel free to join if you would like to share your own creations https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyMessyCraftroom/

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Posted in C4C Challenge, Character Card, Halloween, Uncategorized

Boo to You! C4C507

Trying really hard to get back on track, well at least this week’s Crazy4Challenges challenge is done on time 🙂 it’s the third weekend of the month and that means it is a sketch challenge. I don’t typically make Halloween cards but I thought that I would give it a go. I can’t take much credit for the card as the front is a design challenge and the inside is a close re-creation of a Karen Burniston card.

to see a video of this card in motion please check out my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/MyMessyCraftroom/

to see the other talented ladies versions of this weeks challenge check this out C4CBlog

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