Saturday 10 January 2015

C4C 268 Valentine Cards

Good morning friends:

It's Saturday, and that means a new challenge at the Crazy4Challenges Blog.  Peggy is our hostess this month, and here is her challenge:

We started this month with a clean slate, right? How do you like this “bare” craft room? What you would put in this room? What supplies came to your mind first?
The challenge is to take the first things you thought of (in addition to stamps and paper) and use them on your card.

Since we moved into a new house and I had a whole new craft room to set up - this challenge was easy for me.  The first thing I moved into my new room - after the bookshelf and red cabinet - were my Karen Burniston and Elizabeth Craft Designs dies. They didn't get packed up with the movers, they came with us in our vehicle, as I was taking no chances with them.

The next thing I unpacked and got sorted was my card stock, then the hunt was on for my embossing folders.  I used all of the above to make these three Valentine's for my parents to give their Great Grandsons:

Only Ethan's frog is on an Action Wobble, as Zachary and Ilai still put everything in their mouths.

The Hello was die cut from the white speech balloon, and again from blue card stock. Then the blue one was inlaid into the white speech balloon.

Just for fun, I added this Chilly to a Poppy the Owl shadow which gives him a fun new look. His feet and beak are cut from yellow velvet adhesive sheets.

Check out the blog to see how the Crazies have been inspired by the challenge.  We'd sure love to see your take on it, so be sure to stop by the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and link up your creations. If you are uploading to an online gallery, please use the keyword C4C268.

Hoppy the Frog, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Chilly the Penguin, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
910 Poppy the Owl (Shadow), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
914 Outdoor Edges, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
916 Spiral Circle Pull Card (Heart), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
7018 Glitter Dots in black - Elizabeth Craft Designs
401 Yellow Velvet adhesive- Elizabeth Craft Designs
508 Double Sided Adhesive Tape- Elizabeth Craft Designs
White card stock
White textured card stock - Bazzill
Green card stock
Blue card stock
Blue pearlized card stock scraps - Stardream
Pink card stock
Action Wobbles
Heart embossing folder - Sizzix
Fun foam strips
Hello die - Paper Smooches
Speech bubble due - Paper Smooches
Embossing folder (reeds) - Cuttlebug
Stitched journal card (inside) - Lawn Fawn
Words inside printed on the computer
White gel pen

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. your cards are alway so nice

  2. Super cute cards, love how you mixed poppy.& chilly.


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