Crafting

Card Challenge #5, #6 & #7

I made a few cards yesterday inspired by a few different challenges.

The first two cards are being entered into following:-

The first card was made using an embossing folder which I then coloured using some gilding polish.

I really liked the background so didn’t want to add too much else. I cut the ‘love’ sentiment out and used the gilding polish on that. To make it stand out I put three strips of black card down first. I stamped and die cut the flower and finished off the small part of the sentiment with embossing powder. I finally added a pink sequin to the centre of the flour.

The next card will also be entered into The Card Concept challenge which has the following picture as inspiration

I took the rainbow colours from this and created this card:-

I used the new Faceted Heart die from Tim Holtz to make the 3D-effect hearts in some rainbow-coloured paper. I decided to do the whole background in paper from the same pad and stuck the hearts on red card to make them stand out. I cut out the sentiment and stuck on. I did put wink of stella on the hearts and sentiment but it doesn’t show in the photos…

The last card I made is going to be entered into Allsorts ‘Make it Masculine’ challenge.

I just got this ‘hole’ effect die which makes it look like you’ve smashed a hole in your card. I cut out the hole from a white piece of card and used a black base card. I then used a stencil for the wall effect which I coloured using distress ink in fired brick.

I stamped and die cut the alien from Lawn Fawn and coloured him using Promarkers. He got stuck in the ‘hole’ behind the card as though he’s coming through.

Before I stuck him down, I used my Nuvo embossing pen on his eyes and used glow-in-the-dark embossing powder. I added the sentiment from the same Lawn Fawn set (it did bug me that ‘favourite’ is spelled the US way but what can you do?!) and I just used distress ink on the outside of the sentiment to make it fit in more. I added black strip to the bottom for a bit of interest.

I love this turned out and that it glows in the dark!

So that was the three cards I made yesterday. I’ve started on some others – it was a good day for me 🙂

Thanks for looking!

Sutz x

Materials Used:-

  • Embossing folder from X-Cut (I think!)
  • Cosmic Shimmer gilding polish in Indian Pink
  • Flower stamp and dies from Altenew Sakura Blossom
  • ‘Love’ sentiment from Hero Arts
  • Sentiment from Hero Arts
  • Hero Arts White embossing powder
  • Sizzix Tim Holtz Faceted Heart dies
  • Pink & Main Rainbow paper pad
  • Wink of Stella pen in clear
  • ‘Hole’ die from Wish
  • ‘Brick’ stencil from eBay
  • Distress Ink in Fired Brick
  • Promarkers in Pear Green & Bright Green
  • Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up stamp & die set
  • Lawn Fawn Glow-in-the-Dark embossing powder

6 thoughts on “Card Challenge #5, #6 & #7

  1. Such lovely Valentine’s cards! Love your designs!!! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! /Karin

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  2. Such a stunning display. Love love love the combination of hot pink and black on the first one and how gorgeous is your origami. Three dimensional hearts for the win! Thank you so much for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge. xx Ankita

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  3. Hi Sutz! Just popping by to say your card for the Card Concept cupcake challenge is a beauty! Love the colors and dimensional hearts. Loved all the cards you posted, Thanks for Joining in the fun!

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