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Saturday, 15 September 2012

Cards made previously but not blogged

Here are some cards I made a while back but never got around to blogging.
 
I have made this card using Bearly Mine Designs The Boys Zone (it just shows that although this set is called The Boys Zone you can see it is perfect for any type of card) backing papers and also the Bearly Mine Designs Mini Dots for the punched flowers.
  
The image is from Dilly Bean Stamps and is called "Pinky's Skull Bow" and I have coloured this image in with my Spectrum Noirs for a change:

Skin - FS6, FS3 and FS2
Dress/hairband/eyes - BT5
Hair - EB8, EB7, EB5 and EB2

The card has been finished off with a Marianne Designs Anja corner die and Marianne Designs elegance scroll, Craftwork cards sentiment, lace, punched flowers with acrylic pearl paint centres and some pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
The Paper Shelter - Punch it
Papercrafting Journey - My sentiment exactly
Digi Doodle - Anything goes
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Natalie and Amy's Challenge - Anything goes
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This is a card I made for a colleague's birthday.  I chose the topic of Paris as this was where she was going for her birthday.
The majority of the images I used were from Debbi Moore's Art Deco Paris Triple CD-Rom.  It is such a gorgeous CD and brought back memories of going there for my 30th birthday.
 The Eiffel Tower picture here and on top of the box were a download from Cajoline Scrap.
The card is a 6x6 concertina card and I put different images on each side along with lots of different embellishments.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Paper Pretties - Create a birthday card
Crafty Ribbons - Vintage
Try it on Tuesday - Anything goes
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This is a card I made for a customer using a digital download from CraftsUPrint.  I cut out the various elements on the sheet and did a collage effect as the recipient of this card loves the occasional drink.  I distressed all the edges of the toppers.  The backing papers were from my stash.  The card is finished off with some brads, peel-off's and card candi.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Hooked on Crafts - Cards for men
Cards for Men - Going digital
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Earlier this year my aunt asked me to make her a card for her great-grandson who loves dogs so this dalmatian image I had on a CD just spoke to me.  The paw backing paper is from the Joanna Sheen Furry Friends CD.
The card is finished off with some ribbon, sentiment and insert off the computer and some Papermanie Glitterations.  I tend to keep cards for young children as embellishment free as possible as young hands tend to fiddle a lot.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

One Stitch at a Time - For an under 18's
Craft Punked - Pets

22 comments:

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Fab Dalmation card. I love the image, and layout. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! A wonderful selection of cards Kym

Sue

Vicky said...

A gorgeous selection of cards Kym...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Josephine said...

This is so sweet!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Eva Gro said...

What a super cute puppy card!!
Love the way you have put several images on the card!
Thank you for entering our challenge over at OSAAT
Good luck in the draw! – Hope to see you again next week!

Hugs
Eva`s Scraproom
DT Member

cotnob said...

A great selection of cards Kym, I love the dalmatian puppy, he is just so cute and your layout is fab.
Pauline
x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab creations, just love the colours & the papers are great!

Thank you for sharing with us at Natalie & Amy's for our 1st monthly challenge, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Alyce said...

Wow such gorgeous creations kym!! Hard to pick a favourite...I love them all :)

Dortesjs said...

Totally gorgeous and so elegant sweet image

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Wow you have been busy these are all gorgeous, especially love the first one with the blue and brown colour combo. Thanks for commenting on my blog, with regards to your question about which PanPastels I would choose, these are the ones I would go with; Black, White, Red Iron Oxide, Hansa Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Chromium Oxide Green, Phthalo Blue, Turqoise, Violet & Magenta, these are my favorite colours to use, they are also good natural colours, I haven't suggested any tints or shades because you can mix the colours so to get the tints or shades all you need to do is mix the colour with either black or white. If you want skin tones you can also achieve this by mixing either red iron oxide and white or mixing magenta, white and tiny touch of hansa yellow but if you would prefer to opt for a ready mixed skin tone instead of one of the colours red iron oxide tint is a good one. Sorry for rambling on a bit lol, hope this is helpful to you and I hope you have a lovely birthday =)
Lindsay xx

P.S. if you have any questions when you get them just give me a shout xx

Crafty and Green said...

Beautiful! Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Create Challenge this Week!! We hope you will come back and play with us again really soon!!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Crafty and Green said...

Beautiful! Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Create Challenge this Week!! We hope you will come back and play with us again really soon!!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Angela Weimer said...

Wow. Some really beautiful cards there. Thanks for joining us at TIOT and have a wonderful week. Angela

Donna said...

Wow Kym, you've been busy I see, they are all fabulous cards.....love the one with my papers...LOL
Anyways thanks for sharing it with us at Natalie & Amy's challenge blog.
hugs
Donna xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Kym :-) all of them are fabulous !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the PTW and Crafty Ribbons Challenges :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Nannieflash said...

My goodness Kym youve been a busy girl, so many stunning and beautiful cards, I love them all and Im sure they will all be happily received by friends and family. hugs Shirleyxx

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Kym what an excellent and wonderful selection of creations, wow, you have been so busy there is so much to see you are both talented and creative to be able to create such a brilliant array of cards.
hugs
lorraine x

sandra's crafty corner said...

what a fabby card hun, many thanks for joining us after our break for our going digital challenge at cards for men, the best of luck
hugs sandra dt xxx

Craftyrose said...

Fab creations! Thanks for joining us at Di's digi downlaods challenge. xx

Ildiko Cseh said...

You have been busy, they really pretty, thanks playing along with TioT this fortnight
hugs
Ildiko

Tessa en Anke said...

Beautiful creations.
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
xx

cebelica said...

All your projects are great. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx