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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Splendid Swirls And Leane Flowers. Spring Birthday Card.

Hello Bloggers,

Here is my spring colored card today with lots of flowers, embossing and swirls. It's a birthday card for an old lady from Russia. The sentiment is in Russian and it says Happy Birthday. I don't have any Cyrillic letters, so I had to hand write it with a glue pen and use some glitter.
What makes a card almost totally unsendable? The spiral swirls of course! They are even more unsendable than fluffy flowers. So, in my wisdom I used the swirls from the Sue Wilson's Splendid Swirls CED1427 set anyway just because I liked them on the card so much and later spent a lot of time trying to fit them into the envelope in such a way that they stay intact. Quite successfully though! :)
This card is very big - it's a full A4 folded in halves. With all the layers and flowers, it turned out to be too heavy for a regular two-stamp letter, so I had to cheat a bit by creating the visibility of layers out of two sheets only. The outer green frame is literally a 1.5 cm wide frame, the middle cut-out part was embossed separately and used as the main green background. The white sheet in between them is not complete either. A non-crafter will never know :)

  • Die'Sire Embossalicious Embossing Folder Tumbling Leaves - A4 [EF4-TMBL] 
  • Marianne Design Lr0248 Creatable Tiny`S Flowers 1
  • Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Finishing Touches Collection - Delicate Fronds CED1426 
  • Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Finishing Touches Collection - Splendid Swirls CED1427 - the spiral swirls come from this set 
  • Sizzix Thinlits Die Set Flower Mini Daisy 658407 Susan Tierney-Cockburn - 115665/8407 
  • Joy! Crafts 6002/0385 Stencil - Roll up Roses 
  • Joy! Crafts Mery`s stencil - Basic 6002/0403 Square
  • Die-namics Mini Royal Roses 
  • 45.8503 Leane Creatief Lea'bilities Multi Die flower 001 
  • 45.8510 Leane Creatief Lea'bilities Multi Die flower 002
CARDS & SCRAP: Challenge april: Flower Power
Crafty Calendar Challenge : 'Anything Goes' with our April Challenge!
Crafty Gals Corner: Challenge #67 ~ Die Cuts or Punches
Creative Card Crew: 110 - Die Cut
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge: Week 14 - Anything Goes - Crafting Challenge at Digi Choosday
Double D Challenges: 'YELLOW' A Happy Place To Be
The Crazy Challenge: CCH#220 - Spring is here
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge: Wk 15 - Emboss It - Crafting Challenge at Digi Choosday
Try it on Tuesday: A Mood Board Challenge theme at Try it on Tuesdays
Crafty Creations Challenges: #313 Stitching - Real or Fake
Moving Along With The Times: 18. Spring Flowers
Where The HeART is.....: Challenge 8 - Sparkle and Bling/Anything Goes
Our Crafty Corner: Challenge 8 - Anything Goes
Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges: Monthly Challenge #4 -- Easter / Spring / Pastel Colors
CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS: Challenge 249 - Your Favourite Things! (the spiral swirls from Sue Wilson's Collection - Splendid Swirls CED1427; A4 embossing folders; Joy! Crafts Mery`s stencil - Basic 6002/0403 Square - I adore these stitched labels!; Leane flowers)
Crafting for all Seasons Challenge Blog: Challenge 124 (Top: Sparkle - Die Cuts - Flowers)

Thanks for stopping by,

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Veel Liefs. With Love Birthday Card.

Crealies Flowers 03, 21.
This card was the WINNER OF THE ROBYN'S FETISH CHALLENGE # 310. And it made it to Top 3 at Dies R Us #46 - Use Scallops 
Hello Bloggers,
Today's card is Veel Liefs (With Love) with Crealies flowers 3D. Somehow, if you look at the samples made by the Crealies design team themselves, you won't see many 3D flowers really. They prefer flat designs. I really like some dimension on my cards, so there they are, the flowers:
Crealies Flowers 03, 21.
Crealies Flowers 03, 21.

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