Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, interactive, MOTION CARD, parcel pop up, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Hope things start looking UP! C4C528

Hello, let me start by saying that this card almost felt like it needed to be made, It was like as I started getting the idea it just almost made itself. Maybe it was because the movie had been playing at work for about a week, maybe because balloons make me happy and I feel the need to share a bit of happiness when there is so much sadness and worry going on in the world right now. I can’t even think of who I would send this to because I want to send it to everyone I know and even those I don’t. Hopefully this card puts a smile on someone else’s face🎈🏠😊

This card was also made for the Crazy4Challenges challenge. This weeks challenge was to make a gate fold card. That is a card that folds in from both sides and the opening is in the middle. I just turned mine sideways. Lol.

All the magic is in the motion, some of the balloons actually move up and down when the card opens and closes please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram to see the video. Feel free to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your creations.

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Posted in 3-D, Birthday, C4C Challenge, Character Card, Oval Frame Pop up, Punch Art, Uncategorized

Surprise Elephant Birthday Card-C4C527

Welcome to the weekend Woo Hoo, is it just me or was this a really long week, wow. With all the craziness going on right now with the COVID-19 I am looking forward to a quiet weekend and hopefully some time in my craft space. I am so anxious to share this card, it cracks me up every time I open it. Lol 😆 I have been looking forward to making this card ever since I saw Karen Aiken’s Monkey Card for some reason I kept thinking the ovals would make great elephant ears.

This card is also a Crazy4Challenges challenge and this weeks challenge was a design challenge. I had to use a sketch for the front of the card and I was free to do the inside however I wanted. And this is what I came up with.

March Sketch

This card is so much better in a video, so to see this card in motion please check out my Facebook or my Instagram Please feel free to join my Facebook page if you would like to share your own crafty creations

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Posted in C4C Challenge, Uncategorized, Wedding card

White Wedding-C4C527

Ok, sorry I’ve been slow posting this week, I have a pretty big card in progress, it’s just taking a little longer than I thought to finish, but first I have this weeks Crazy4Challenges card to post. According to the Days of the year calendar, today is White Day, apparently in countries where Valentine’s Day is observed by women giving chocolates to those they love White day is the day they get the return on that investment, for our challenge this week we have to create a white on white card. I decided to make a Wedding card.

To see the other beautiful white cards from the rest of the design team please check this out C4C blog

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Posted in C4C Challenge, Character Card, coffee cup pop-up, Gift card holder, interactive, Pop up card, thank you, Uncategorized, watercolour

Thanks Friend Coffee card- C4C525

Hello, and welcome back. My post today is a card I made for this week Crazy4Challenges challenge. Apparently March 8th is International Women’s Day, so the challenge was to include a women on the card. I included four 😊. I made a Thank you, Pop Up, gift card holder card.

To see this pop up card in motion please check out my Facebook or my Instagram, feel free to join my Facebook group if you would like to share your own crafty creations.

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Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, Fancy Fold, interactive, Oval Frame Pop up, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Let’s Celebrate -C4C524

Happy weekend, apparently February 29th is “Open that Bottle Day” who knew lol so this weeks Crasy4Challenge challenge is to make a card of celebration. And this is what I came up with.

To see this card in motion 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 crafty creations.

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Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, Character Card, interactive, parcel pop up, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Peek-a-Boo Monkey-C4C523

This card is a bit of a stretch Lol, Apparently February 22 is “Walk the Dog” day. So the challenge this week is to put a dog or any kind of pet on your project. I know most people don’t have monkeys as a pet but I wouldn’t a pet monkey be fun. Lol I was going to put a dog popping out of the box but I thought the monkey is just so much cuter 🐵

This card is so cute, and all the fun is in the reveal. To see a video of this card in action please check out my Facebook page or my Instagram

To see the rest of the cards made by the talented for Crazy4Challenges design team please check this out C4Cblog

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

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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

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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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