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William's Dinosaur

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Hello My crafty Friends,  I know it has been a long time since I posted but I have been busy changing my blog from WordPress to Blogger along with the Holidays and work.  Hopefully soon I will be back posting regularly.  Please do not give up on me.  Here is a little card I created last fall for a dear friend's little's grandson who really is into dinosaurs.  I created it using Karen Burniston's Itty Bitty Pop Up Ball, Surprise Ball Pop Up  and the Flap and Closure.  He was very excited when he received the card. Thanks for stopping by and  Happy Crafting! PLEASE be patient with me I am working on some new flowers and cards. Christine You only live once but if you live right once is enough! Unknown

Home of the Free

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Welcome my crafty friends, My card today has red poppies in honor of all the Veterans as we celebrate Veterans Day. I am so thankful for all those that have served our country some who have given their life for our Freedom. My card is a 6" X 6" tent fold card. Pattern paper from my stash was used to decorate front of card. The blue paper with white stars was cut 5-3/4" square then adhered to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive. Flag pattern paper was cut 5" square then adhered as before. Susan's Garden Club Oriental Poppy die set was cut from white cardstock ( 3 full flowers and a bud) , colored with Copic marker then shaped. You can find tutorial video here for creating these poppies. Using the Foliage and Ladybug die set from Susan's Autumn Flora collection 3 Eucalyptus were cut from green cardstock, shaded and shaped. Several sprigs of Rosemary were created as well as 1 ladybug. Tutorial video can be found here . 2nd & 3rd Spellbinders P

Daisy Mums in a Shadowbox

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Welcome My Crafty Friends, Today I have my 5th and final Breast Cancer Survivor card for this year. I am happy and sad all at the same time. I am so thankful they have survived and I have them people to send cards to but sad that they have had to endure this terrible disease. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE if you have not had your mammogram yet make that appointment today it can save your life! Today my card is another shadowbox card which is so easy and fun to create. Susan's Autumn Flora Button & Daisy Mum set was used along with Foliage & Ladybug set. To create the shadowbox I went by Susan's Facebook Live on Susan's Garden Club which you can find here . Once my Shadowbox was completed I added to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive. Next I created 3 stems of Nandina and 2 stems of Eucalyptus which I arranged inside shadowbox attaching with Kids Choice Glue. I cut 3 Daisy Mums from white cardstock and colored centers with Copic RV52. Leaves were cut from

Pink & White Poppies

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Welcome My Crafty Friends, My card today is another card for a Breast Cancer Survivor. PLEASE if you haven't gotten your mammogram yet this year get it as it could save your life! Today I have used Susan's Autumn Flora - Oriental Poppy along with Spellbinders Lace Hearts . My card base is a 6" X 6" created from white cardstock. Pink cardstock was cut 5-3/4" X 5-3/4" adhered to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive. White cardstock was cut 5-1/2" X 5-1/2 Spellbinders Lace Hearts was used to cut design in cardstock. I found the center of the piece then placed die on cardstock and cut. Once I got design cut I erased pencil marks. See pictures below. Once design was cut Clear Double Sided Adhesive was used to adhere to card front. From white cardstock 5 poppies and 2 buds were cut using Autumn Flora Oriental Poppy . 3 Poppies were colored with Copic Markers 2 were left white. they were shaped and assembled. Susan has a YouTube video for this

Survivor #3

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Welcome My Crafty Friends so glad you stopped by today! Today I have my 3rd Survivor card in honor of a breast cancer survivor. My card is a Z Fold card with Daisy Mums, Nandina an a bit of Lady's Thumb. Card base is a 6" Z Fold Card created using white cardstock cut 6" X 12" scored at 3" and 6" mountain fold at 3" score valley fold at 6". Cut band at 2" X 12" scored same as card base. Pattern paper was cut as follows 2 pieces 2-3/4" X 5-3/4" square, 1 piece cut 5-3/4" and 1 piece 1-3/4" X 12. Pattern pieces were adhered to their respective card base areas using clear double sided adhesive. Note: when adhering pattern paper to band keep in mind that the folds will be opposite from card ie 6" mountain fold and 3" valley fold. 6" section of band was adhered to left side of 3" section of card base using red line tape. then 3" section of band was adhered to right side of card the same w

Happy 49th Birthday

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Poppies for a Survivor

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Welcome My Crafty Friends, My card today is my second survivor card for Breast Cancer Awareness 2020 . For this card I used Susan's Oriental Poppy and Foliage & Ladybug sets from her Autumn Flora Collection along with Becca Feeken's Adoria Square Shadowbox Frame set. Card is 6" X 6" - cut white heavy cardstock 12" X 6" score at 6" fold on score line. Cut pink cardstock 5-3/4" square attach to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive. From white cardstock I cut 3 largest dies from Adoria Square Shadowbox Frame set. Art Glitter Glue Dries Clear as well as Clear Double Sided Adhesive were used to adhere to front of card. From same set the smallest plain square die was used to cut pieces of white cardstock for the sentiment. Using black ink sentiment was stamped on square it was then adhered to card front center using dimensional dots. Three Oriental Poppies plus 1 bud were cut from white cardstock and colored using RV21 Copic marker