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

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 3-D, Christmas, Pop up card

Parcel Pop up Magic Card

I just love magic cards, they are so fun and they have such a fun surprise when you open the card, so when I saw the version of a Magic Card using the Parcel Pop up mechanism I knew I just had to give it a try. The size shape and mechanism for this card are all from Karen’s video tutorial (link will be below) I thought the ornaments would be a fun image to use so I chose my stamps and paper colours and away I went.

The magic is in the motion so to see a video of this card in motion please check out my Facebook page, also feel free to join if you would like to share your own creations.

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Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Christmas, Pop up card

Wonderful Snow flurries C4C514

I finally got my Christmas cards done (yay me 50 of them) so I finally get to play with this fun Photo Collage Pop up die set (early Christmas present 🙂 I also had to make a card for this week’s Crazy4Challenges challenge. This week’s challenge was to use my favourite Christmas stamp set and or Christmas die set to create a Christmas card. Hhmmmm a favorite was so hard to pick. I have always loved snowflake stamps and over the last 13ish years I have accumulated a few so I picked out one that was a little larger than the rest and went with it, and I also thought snowflakes would work well on the pop-up mechanism, so this is the card I came up with.

the magic is in the motion, if you would like to see this card in action please check out my Facebook page. Feel free to join if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

to see all the other wonderful cards from the amazingly talented design team check this out.C4Cblog (posts Saturday)

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Posted in Christmas, K.I.S.S. card, Monochromatic, Uncategorized

Christmas Wishes

soooo, I’m still working on my Christmas cards for this year (talking a little longer but they are pretty crazy this year)so I grabbed another card form my box. I made this one a couple of years ago. It’s pretty elegant in perso, the photo doesn’t do it justice, and one of my easier cards so it would be easy to C.A.S.E. it’s hard t see in the photo but the embossed section has glitter in it so it has a little extra pizzazz.

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Posted in Christmas

Merry Everything

this is a crazy time of year for me, I am in the middle of trying to make 50 Christmas for family and friends, I’m hosting Novembers Crazy4Challenges and I work retail, so today’s card is a card form box of previous made card. I made it pre blog so I don’t have any photos of making it, but I will do my best to explain the details as best as I can.

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Posted in Christmas, Mix it up Monday

Mix it Up Monday- easy Christmas wreath

so this week I have something a little different. I decided to try my hand at a ribbon wreath. This is such an easy craft and would even be fun to do with kids.

please feel free to check out my facebook page if you would to join and add your own crafty creations My Messy Craftroom Facebook

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Posted in 3-D, C4C Challenge, Christmas, Monochromatic, Uncategorized

Snowflake Mobile C4C512- inspiration from a card

Hello, we are working our way through November, and I am on week 4 of hosting the Crazy4Challenges blog. I was trying to be creative with my challenges, so for this week I challenges the group to use a card that had been given to them as inspiration, it was allowed to be a homemade card or a store bought card. I choose a store bought birthday card I had received from my children, I like monochromatic cards, and this one had a peek-a-boo window that I thought would be fun. I added a pop out arm to create a mobile 😊

To see the cards from the other crazy creative ladies check this out Crazy4Challenges blog

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 Messy Craftroom Facebook page

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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.

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Posted in C4C Challenge, Christmas, Uncategorized, Window Card

Poinsettia Christmas card-C4C511 sketch challenge

Hello, hello, hello, it’s that time again, I am having so much fun hosting Novembers Crazy4Challenges challenges, this weeks challenge is a design challenge. I have to say I find the design challenges the toughest, I’m not usually a planner, I’m using a wing it and see it where it goes type of gal but I think I pulled this one off ok. This is the design that I came up with.

and this is the card that I came up with.

to see the other talented takes on this design challenge please check this out Crazy4Challenges blog

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Posted in Christmas, K.I.S.S. card, Uncategorized

Easy Breezy Christmas cards

So today I have a couple of cute Christmas cards. I had the really adorable patterned paper out from a previous project asd I wasn’t quite ready to put it away. These cards I made to show that you can just go with it, There was really very little measuring as I was cutting out sections of the patterned paper that I liked and then just cutting out a mat roughly 1/4′ bigger. I also challenged myself to stick to 4 colours of cardstock to work with, I did cheat a little on that one as I also used Vanilla cardstock on the inside of 2 of them.

to see a video of these cut cards (shows off the bling a little better please feel free to check out my Facebook page. Also please feel free to join if you would like to share your own creations .

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