My Guest Design Team Card For Ellephantastic Challenges

  Criss-Cross Card Happy weekend everyone! Today, I’m excited to unveil my very first Design Team card ever! As part of my prize for winning Ellephantastic Challenge’s recent Remembrance/Sympathy Card Challenge, I was offered the chance to design a card for Ellephantastic’s Week 12 Challenge: Handmade Flowers. I thought a Criss-Cross card would be the perfect choice to highlight the […]

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A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card

A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card September is a month I associate with loss, so as soon as I saw Elephantastic’s challenge to make a Remembrance / Sympathy card, I knew I wanted to create something beautiful, uplifting, and comforting. Interior of Card I used these challenges as inspiration during the design process: Anything Goes Challenge Blog Week 14: Say It With […]

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Words To Inspire: Sympathy Card

Thinking Of You – Sympathy Card This week, Challenge #17 at Sentimental Sundays is Words To Inspire. For this challenge, I created a Sympathy Card because it’s during times at loss we need words of inspiration and encouragement the most. Inside The Card I used the following products on the card: DCWV Patterned PaperCTHH Black Dye InkCTMH […]

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Quilling & A Heart Of Hope

Art by Antonella DeFalco of Quilling, Art And Expression Quilling – the Renaissance art of rolling, folding and gluing thin strips of papers into decorative shapes and intricate designs – has experienced a resurgence among paper crafters in recent years. I tried my hand at Quilling once. I soon discovered that while the concept of Quilling […]

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For You & Vintage Christmas Winners

Happy Monday! Today’s card is dedicated to you, my wonderful readers – your ongoing support, comments and friendship mean the world to me! The concept of this card was inspired by my friend Jill. If you look closely, you’ll notice that I cut out the top portion of the card’s front panel to uniquely highlight the pretty organdy ribbons featured for […]

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Be Yourself – Altered Torso Tag

Altered Torso - Be Yourself

This week, Sentimental Sundays challenged us to try a new technique or style, so I delved into Kard Krazy’s Tag Tuesday Challenge and created my first altered torso – combining it with Heart 2 Heart’s Tag You’re It Challenge for good measure! My design began with the fabulous Dressmaker’s Mannequin Template found at Mirkwood Designs. Next, I chose pink and […]

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Shirl’s Name ATC & Challenge Card

I’ve wanted to experiment with non-traditional ATCs for quite some time, so for Shirl’s Name ATC – I cut a 3.5 x 5 inch cardstock base – folded the cardstock in half (so that the folded card equals the traditional 2.5 x 3.5 inch ATC dimensions) – then created a beautiful heart border using a Martha Stewart punch […]

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Sweet Margie’s Name ATC

I created Sweet Margie for one of my friends in the ATC Name Swap and thought this would be the perfect card to share with the Daring Cardmakers It’s A Girl Thing Dare in honor of Girlfriend’s Day on August 1st! The Gingersnap Creations Spicy Supply Challenge: Markers (GC62) inspired me to pull out my Tombow Markers and sharpen […]

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