Saturday 23 May 2015


It's Saturday, and that means it's time for a new challenge at the Crazy4Challenges blog. Our May hostess is Barbara Anders and this is her challenge this week:

May's birthstone is the emerald. Let your project strongly feature the color green this week. Any shade of green will do as long as it is the main color on your project.

Whenever my mojo is hiding, I turn to the Spiral Circle Pull Card (SCPC) die - a Pop it Ups die by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs. It's truly my 'go to' die! Els included some of their newest Peel-Off's in an envelope that was coming my way so I immediately chose the new Branches With Leaves in gold. I love how nice and BIG this Peel-Off is, and how there are smaller pieces to use as accents.

I knew I wanted to use these pretty green patterned paper sheets, so once I had my die out and the Peel-Off's chosen - I was off and running with the rest of the card.

I punched the butterflies from gold mirror paper, then added a strip of the same paper to the ECD Double Sided Adhesive. Then when I die cut the 'hugs' it was easy to adhere to the shadow. I stamped the SENDING in dark green on the centre panel of the SCPC.

I haven't used the included spiral very often when I make a SCPC, and if I do I tend to hide the spiral so you don't see it from the front. It was fun to use the spiral this way and I will be doing it again for sure.

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 C4C287.

Spiral Circle Pull Card, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Clock and Gears (Circle die), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
2598 'Branches with Leaves' Peel-Off's in gold
Elizabeth Craft Designs Transparent Double Sided Adhesive-152mm (6")
Patterned paper - K and Company
Gold mirror card stock - Stampin' Up
Butterfly punch - Stampin' Up
Hugs dies - Technique Tuesday
Sending stamp - Technique Tuesday
Card size A2

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  1. love the gold accents with the green designer papers

  2. Wonderful hello from elms


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