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Sympathy Rose- C4C581

So April is winding down and it is my last week of hosting the Crazy4Challenges blog. This week I decided to do an inspiration challenge, I choose a piece of artwork from work because I always thought is was pretty, if you zoom in you will see that there are other colours that aren’t noticed right away, and gasp….. this isn’t a pop up card 😱

I had a hard time getting the effect that I was aiming for, after several attempts I gave up and tried something new, and this is what I came up with.

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Bonsai Tree Thank you card-C4C549

So I have a pretty easy one this week for the Crazy4Challenges challenge blog. This weeks challenge was to create an Asian style card. I decided to make a Bonsai Tree. When I first saw the new tree from the new Karen Burniston Landscape Scene die set I thought that it would make a good Bonsai tree, but I don’t have that die-set so I had to improvise.

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Dazzling Butterflies (K.I.S.S) card

I’ve been pretty busy (working on a really fun card for this weekends post 🤗) so I decided to post a card I made a while back (2014 😳). This is a back to basics kind of card with a little technique thrown in. If you look close I highlighted different spots on the butterflies with different colours of glitter. I found a way to colour my clearish Dazzling Diamonds glitter to match what ever colour of ink I was using. There wasn’t as many fun colours back then and even now sometimes it’s hard to find that exact match

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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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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.

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Thinking of you K.I.S.S. card

it’s been a bit since I’ve posted a K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid) card. To my new followers I use the turn as a reminder to myself that not every card I make has to be a 6 hour multi layer super pop-up card, it’s ok to take a step back and make something in a half an hour and call it good. The patterned paper that I used for this card is some of my favourite, I just love the colour combo so it was easy for me to pull this one together.

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K.I.S.S. Get well soon card

So it’s time to reel it in a bit so I decided I needed to create a K.I.S.S. (Keep it Simple Stupid) card. I find these more of a challenge than doing a multi layered, moving parts, glitter extravaganza card. I’m not sure why, I just do. I try to keep my K.I.S.S. cards to about 30 minutes (I have to throw a challenge in here somewhere) so here goes. 😀

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