Posted in Beads, C4C Challenge, interactive, MOTION CARD, rain card, technique, Uncategorized

Raining Rainbows C4C531

Hey all, this is week 2 of me hosting the Crazy4Challenges challenge blog. This is so much fun. You know what they say “April showers bring May flowers” so this weeks challenge is to have rain 🌧 or a rainbow 🌈 on your card. I decided to have a bit of both. Last fall I made a Magical Rain card I really liked how it turned out so I thought that I would make a different version. I thought it would be really neat as a rainbow, I also changed the size of the card and the angles and this is what I came up with.

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Posted in Birthday, interactive, Pop up card, Uncategorized

Happy Birthday Pile of Presents

I needed to make a masculine card for my Father-in-law so I found a nice striped paper and started there. This is my first Rockin Rectangle card and I really like how it turned out, it is a really fun mechanism

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Posted in Birthday, C4C Challenge, Fancy Fold, Uncategorized

Bright Puzzle Swing Card-C4C529

Hello, hello, hello and welcome to APRIL yay, I am this months hostess for the Crazy4Challenges blog and I am so excited. April is my favourite month, 🤔 it’s my birthday month, it’s got April Fools day 😜, it should be the beginning of spring (in Canada not always ☹️) and it is also Autism Awareness month. Autism Awareness is a cause that is very close to my heart so I chose the logo as this weeks challenge. The designers were to use the logo anyway they wanted, they could have used it for a colour challenge, a design challenge, or any way that the image spoke to them. Here is the logo

And here is my card

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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

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Posted in 3-D, Birthday, Character Card, interactive, Punch Art, Surprise Ball pop-up, Uncategorized

The Gangs All Here

Ever since Karen Burniston came out with the fun Surprise Ball pop up there have been so many fun animal cards. I have a friend who asked if I could make her a Long Horned Cow so I thought that this would be the perfect opportunity to try my hand at a double surprise pop up animal. I thought he was lonely so I made him some friends 🐑🐓🐐🐖🐎

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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.

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Posted in anniversary, interactive, MOTION CARD, Punch Art, Uncategorized

Spin Me Right Round 2.0

This is a card I made by request. I was ask to make a card similar to this card. Whenever I get a request to make a card based on an other card I always try to make it different or better. When I made the first card and it was finished I had regretted not making the buttons interactive in some way as well. So this card was my second chance.

This spinning card was inspired to by a couple of YouTube videos, I am linking them as this is not my original idea and I got inspiration from these but did not follow directly Video 1 Video 2

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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.

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Posted in 3-D, Character Card, interactive, MOTION CARD, Photo Collage, Pop up card, Surprise Ball pop-up, Uncategorized

Blow Me Away

So today I have a belated Valentine card. A coworker asked me if I could make him a card to give to his Star Wars lovin girlfriend knowing that not only was I not able to have it made by Valentine’s Day, it would probably be at least a week late, but he wanted it anyway so I thought that I would try to make it as special as I could. I’d be lying if I said this card didn’t have a few challenges it was a little trickier than I thought It would be but I just kept on moving forward and before I knew it, it was done. I also have to give credit to Lois Gray Bak as after seeing her “Death Star” gave me to idea to make this “Death Star”

This card had 2 separate pop up mechanisms and it LIGHTS UP 🤯

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