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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I’ve got a quick pair of Thank you cards Today. I was asked to make a couple of Thank you cards for 4H, one of the cows was a tan cow and one of the cows was a black cow, and since I have the KB Brownie the Cow die set I was able to make one of each colour.
So, I was requested to make three Tae Kwon Doe themed thank you cards, I had actually been asked quite a while back, but life got hectic, and then (as mentioned in a previous post) I had to deal with a pinched nerve (three weeks and I still have numb fingers ☹️) anyway I had to have the cards ready by last Thursday and I needed to figure out how to make 3 cards in a night with limited use of my left hand. I decided to use my Scan N Cut to cut out Silhouettes and these are what I came up (bonus this card design actually yielded 6 cards)
I’ve got another easy one today, this card shows how you can create a little bit of interest to your card by just altering the patterned paper by cutting it into strips and offsetting the pieces. It’ s a fun way to change things up a little bit but still using a minimum of supplies.
Today I have another Thankyou card that I made a few weeks back. My detail on this one may be a little scarce, I am recovering from a pinched nerve and my fingers on my left hand are a mostly numb, which makes it pretty hard to type 😦
So this is my second K.I.S.S. (Keep it simple Stupid) card that I have posted on my blog, the last one was a challenge to myself and this one was out of necessity, I had 6 cards that I had to make in one evening so this is what I came up with for one of them.
I have another Thankyou Card that I created using a brand new die set, Karen Burnistons “Woven Basket Box Pop Up.” It makes a really cute basket, that can fold flat and fit into an envelope for mailing. I actually made a few of these this past weekend they are kind of addicting.
So I have been VERY busy making Thank You cards this past weekend, here is 1 of the 5 I made. I decided instead of using cardstock die cut flowers I would use these silk flowers, I think it turned out pretty cute.
So, When it comes to making cards I am usually my own worst enemy, most cards I make are really time-consuming and I am all about the wow factor and all the little details, on average I spend 2-6 hours on most cards, which isn’t a bad thing except I work full time, and am usually fairly busy doing mom things sooo needless to say I don’t get many cards done in a week. I decided I was going to challenge myself to make at least one simple card a week and I am calling it a K.I.S.S. card (Keep it Simple Stupid), now when I say challenge myself it is a challenge as I am kind of the crazy card lady who has to make pop-up, sparkly, multi-layered, shaker cards with glitter and 3 types of adhesive 😳, so I find it difficult when I try to scale it back, but I did, I gave myself 30 minutes to make a card but tonights card only took me 20 minutes. 😊 yay me.