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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Twin Cards 2017

Hello Bloggers,

Two cards today.

My husband has a sister and a brother who are actually twins! How cool is that?!!

Every year I try to make sort of twin cards for their birthday. Here is version 2017. Which one is for the girl and which one is for the boy? :)



In both cases, it's basically a white sheet punched in all kinds of ways and foam-taped against a patterned paper background, plus a tiny banner. :)

Used:
  • Creative Expressions - Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Perspectives Collection - Happy (CED8301)
  • My Favorite Things Die-namics LLD Hip Clips MFT-726
  • My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Jumbo Fishtail Banner STAX (MFT-602)
  • Marianne Design CR1321 Craftables - Punch Die Stars 
Challenges:
  1. Scrapping4funChallenges: Challenge 94 - Birthday
  2. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #77 - Die Cut Sentiment as the Focus
  3. Crafty Sentiments Designs: Clean and simple or Fussy and fancy challenge
  4. Fab 'n' Funky Challenges: Challenge 360 - Use a Patterned Paper
  5. pile it on: Pile It On! #132 - Primary Colors and/or Something Beginning with "S" (the colors or Sentiment for the "S", a big punched focal point sentiment :)
  6. Scr@p-Cards Challenge-Blog: Scr@p-Cards #98 (the red card with a butterfly on it)
  7. Always Fun Challenges: Challenge 15 "Paper Piecing"
  8. Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge: Challenge #191–Celebration
  9. Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge Blog : Challenge #248
  10. Crafty Girlz Challenges: July Challenge


Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Birthday Card for a Girl

Hello Bloggers,

a pinky card today, made for the birthday of my daughter's friend. I found this striped patterned paper sheet in one of my extremely pink paper pads the other day, and that's the design it ended up in. :)

Traditionally, I could not help adding a brighter spot to the general pastels, thus the fluffy orange cord. :)
The lace-looking Joy!Crafts 6002/0316 Border Edge die-cuts are layered to create more volume. The sentiment has three layers, a bit offset.
The flowers are handmade using several 5-petal punches, I used my dear Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Sets to cut and emboss the leaves.

Used:
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0478 Doily Round
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0368 - Rose Corner
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0316 Border Edge 
  • Marianne Design LR0447 Creatable - Bow & Ribbon
  • Creative Expressions CED5406 Happy Birthday Die
  • Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Medium Set FLP029 Rose Leaf
  • Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Set Jumbo FLP011 Leaf-1
  • Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Jumbo Set FLP031 Rose Leaves
Challenges:
  1. Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge: Challenge #190–Punches & Dies
  2. Deep Ocean Challenge Blog: Challenge #158: "Lots of Layers"
  3. CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS: Challenge 278 - Dots and / or Stripes!
  4. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #76 - Layers
  5. Double D Challenges: Pastel Party
  6. House of Cards: July Challenge: Stripes and/or Colors
  7. Crafty Girls Creations: Challenge 38
  8. Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge: Wk 26 ~ Anything Goes Craft Challenge at Digi Choosday
  9. Crafty Calendar Challenge : July Challenge - 'Anything Goes'
  10. Crafty Catz: CRAFTY CATZ Challenge #377 - Anything goes with a optional twist


Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Silver Wedding Anniversary Card

Hello Bloggers,

I made this card for a friend of mine, who has obviously been happily married for over 25 years now :)

25 years married!!!!! Grown up kids! But between ourselves we still call each other "girl" :)

Well, anyways, lots of silver on this card. :) Featuring the embossed and silver-gilded with Inka-Gold silver wax frame and the shiny mirri board numbers, embossed with the Fleur-de-lis pattern.

I could not help adding at least one bright flower to it.
Here is some detail from a different angle: beads, sequins, some tulle ribbon, pearls etc.
And the flowers, of course :) All handmade. This time I did not use any dies for the flowers, just punches.

Used:
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0302 Border 3
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0540 Background With Holes
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0542 Border With Holes
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0475 Edges - Lines
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0331 - Leaf 1
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0332 - Leaf 2
  • Marianne Design LR0268 Creatables Dies - Eline's Cupboard and Frame
  • Marianne Design Collectables COL1347 Party Numbers Die and Clear Stamps Set
  • Memory Box Botanical Stem Die # 99088
Challenges:
  1. Make It Square! | ModSquadChallenge
  2. Moving Along With The Times: 47. Embossing, Wet and/or Dry
  3. A Gem of A Challenge: Challenge #196 "Wedding or Anniversary"
  4. Crafting When We Can: Challenge #146 - Shabby Chic
  5. Dream Valley Challenges: Challenge # 158 - Square Cards Only
  6. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #75 - Celebrations
  7. Sunny Day Crafting: June Challenge - Tic Tac Toe (right column - Flowers-Dies/Punches-Embossing)
  8. CraftAddiction Designteam en Challengeblog: Challenge #06 - Bloemen bloemen en nog eens bloemen
  9. Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge: Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper June 2017 challenge
  10. Deep Ocean Challenge Blog: Challenge #157: "Die Cuts, Chipboards and/or Punches"


Thanks for stopping by!
Lena
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