Sunday, March 22, 2015

Quirky Crafts GD - Mid-challenge Reminder

Hello, everyone! As a Guest Designer at Quirky Crafts this fortnight, I have made another card for our Let's Play Dress-up - with Ribbon challenge. We want to see children or animals in costume. I hope you can join us! We have two fabulous sponsors: Bugaboo Digi Stamps and Crafty Ribbons.


I chose an adorable image from Bugaboo Digi Stamps called Flower Bird and coloured it with my Prismacolor pencils. I tried a new technique called Fold-out Window Card that I learned in Stretch Your Dies Online Card Class (I won this class; thank you, Laura!). It was really fun to make! I finally used my Spellbinders Blossom Two dies - I've had these for over a year and this is the first time I've used them! On the front of the card, I added a triple-looped bow, made from EK Success ribbon, and three yellow gems. For the sentiment, I stamped a Clearly Besotted stamp repeatedly on a gold strip and then affixed along the bottom. On the inside of the card, the image was die-cut with my Simon Says Stamps Stitched Rectangle.  I stamped a sentiment from Newton's Nook and added three gold dots, one was die-cut using my Nellie's Multiframe Circles and two made with handheld hole-punches.


My colour combo was inspired by Colette's Cosmic Colours Challenge #11 and I think I managed to use five of the six colours.

  

Please join us at Quirky Crafts for our Let's Play Dress-up - Plus Ribbon challenge. I think you'll have fun!  Thank you to Quirky Crafts for having me as your Guest Designer! It was my pleasure!


I would like to support these fun challenges:
Catch the Bug March Bingo (Spring/Easter image, Player's Choice (gems), Die Cut) 1/3; Craft Your Passion Always AG 3/3; Crafting from the Heart AG 3/3; Crafty Ribbons AG with Ribbon 1/5; Creative Fingers AG 2/3; Cuttlebug Mania Use a Frame or Make a Frame 3/3; Die Cuttin' Divas Celebrate Spring 2/3; DL.ART Thankful Thursday AG 1/day; DL.ART March Linky AG UE 1/day; Dragonfly Dreams Add Some Embellishments UE: Inspiration Destination AG UE; Inspiration Journal Flowers UE; Kartenallerlei Spring with Blue Ribbon 1E; Little Claire's Springtime 2/3; Love to Scrap AG 3/3; My Craft Creations AG UE; Not Just Cards AG UE; Papertake Weekly Happy Anything 3/5; Penny's Paper-Crafty Use Your Favourite Embellishment (gems) 2/3; 
Pixie's Snippet Playground Snippets used for die cuts, dots, and sentiment strip 2/3; Robyn's Fetish Add a Bow 1/3; Scrap and Craft Inspiration Flowers 1/3; Scrapy Land Spring and/or Easter using any brand of die Scrapy Land sells - Spellbinders dies sold here 1/3 (HONOURABLE MENTION)Scribble and Scrap AG 3/3; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Spring Pinterest Inspiration (see below) 1/5; Sister Act (Cards Only) AG UE; Stretch Your Dies Online Card Classes Gallery Day 3; Tuesday Throwdown More than One Fold 2/3; Whimsy Inspiration Use a Die Cut 2/3; Word Art Wednesday AG w Uplifting Sentiment 2/5

SSS Pinterest challenge
Simon Says Stamp:
I was inspired by the photo of the bird
at the bottom left corner 

Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!

P.S. I am celebrating 250 followers with candy. Click here to enter.  

51 comments:

  1. wonderful card
    like the bird image

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  2. Oh, your card is is gorgeous!
    Regina*

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  3. I really like your little bird in her bonnet...so stinkin' cuteI
    The fold-out window card it's perfect to highlight your image.
    The triple bow is a great added embellishment to the card.
    Well done

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  4. This is so gorgeous!! I love the fold!! It looks amazing!! The image is so sweet!! Beautiful card my friend!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  5. Wow Kitty, your Fold-out Window Card is just fabulous!!! Such a lovely design!!
    Love these two shaped windows and the bird is so fun and cute!! Gorgous bright colours, too! Very beautiful card, thanks for the inspiration. This design have a great effect but it doesn't seems too difficult to realize, one of these days I will try.

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  6. What a great fold ans a sweet card!

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  7. What a cute card!!! Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  8. wohoo I never try that Shape Kitty
    this is wonderful made
    I guess you love yellow and blue these time
    and your coloring so wonderful too
    I adore your bow its look so cuutee
    ADORABLE made again Kitty..
    big hugs
    Monika

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  9. Love this Kitty, a great shape & that image is so sweet!
    You asked about my art journal....mine is from Dylusions & is approx A4 size but they do a smaller one with pages of 5 x 8 inches & the quality is brilliant. Beware though, it's soooooo addictive lol!
    hugs Jo x

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  10. Wow! What a great card! That fold is awesome!I love the image! I was going to take that stretch your die class, but I wasn't sure if I would get that much out of it. Did you like the class? Would you recommend it? Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #14!

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  11. Terrific card! Love that you are challenging yourself to try new techniques. I really like the fold out on this card. The little bird made me chuckle with his puffed up self! Thanks for playing along with us @ Cuttlebug Mania!
    Blessings,
    Belinda

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  12. What a gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  13. A gorgeous card Kitty, such a fabulous design and lovely colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  14. Very cute! Love the window! Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart this week.
    HeatherM

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  15. Love your spring card and the fun fold. (I took this class too and loved it. Although I haven't posted it yet, I made something very similar :-).....great minds.....) So glad you shared it with us for the Scrapy Land Challenge.

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  16. Lovely cute card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again next time.

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  17. Adorable card. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  18. Such a fabulous image and love this new style fold creation(Congrats on your win:), so amazing and that bow is very lovely too!

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  19. As always a lovely creation Kitty, always a delight to see your work.

    Hope you have a good week.

    B x

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  20. A lovely shaped card with such a sweet image, lots of hugs and love, xoxo, cuddles to Kiwi, Honeydew and Snowy, Marion

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  21. Fantastic card Kitty. Love the apertured front and folded back. Wow!!! Such a cute image too.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  22. Wow Kitty! a stunning card, such a clever shaped aperture and also the image is such fun as well!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  23. Love how you created the gatefold with the diecut! Such a cute card!!

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  24. Wonderfully cute card, I love the fold!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  25. Like how you colored the pretty bird. Especially like the blue die framing opening.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  26. Beautiful kitty love that cute chick and your folds on the card are great!!
    Hugs
    Vic x

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  27. TRIPLE loop bow?! Now you are just showing off. Love this quirky card! Great colors and that's a nifty design. Was it as fiddly to create as it looks?

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  28. Kitty, this is adorable. We are happy to have as our guest designer at Quirky Crafts Challenges.-Monica Dt.

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  29. awww, what a sweet image, KT - love your color choices. REALLY love your creative use of the die cuts in your folds! Looks BEYOND fabulous! Wow! Thank you for photographing everything so well! hugs, de

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  30. Wow, what a fun card Kitty! This is amazing, with lots of work!

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  31. This is awesome, I've never seen this fold!! Great image, colors and coloring too. You should enter it in Darnells NBUS challenge, the link is on my webpage.

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  32. congrats on guest designing and wow what a sweet card.. i love the way it opens and that little image is so sweet.. thanks for the inspiration

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  33. Love your design. very sweet card. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this week. Judy DT

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  34. Now THIS is an amazing fancy fold! Wow! I really like the way that opens up. And it's so springy - such a great design, Kitty!

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  35. Great bow, cute card. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish this week for our "Add a Bow" challenge

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  36. Love how you've created the centre and the way it opens up - that's amazing!! Stunning card xx

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  37. Wow, this is really adorable! Love the card fold and the colors used with this sweet Bugaboo image. Thanks so much for joining the March Bingo challenge at Catch the Bug!

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  38. so very fun! i am seeing all kinds of fun folds on the cards submitted- its inspiring me!!! thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

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  39. What a wonderful card! Love the fold and cuteness of this card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
    Tina dt

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  40. Love all your extra touches on the framed window card. Beautiful and bright and so well done!

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  41. Such an adorable and clever card! Thank you so much for playing along with Cosmic Colours this month :o) xx

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  42. what a great card you made, the shape is so original and I like the little bird :) thanks for taking part in scrapyland challenge

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  43. Thanks for joining in on our March Bingo Challenge @ Catch the Bug! I love all of your projects and appreciate you taking the time to join us! I hope you will join us again very soon!

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  44. How cute is this? I love it! Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  45. what a great card you made!!!! thank you for joining us at kartenallerlei.

    sandy

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  46. This is so gorgeous!! I love the fold!!Thanks for joining us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT

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  47. This is really cute. I love the layout. Such inspiration! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap.

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  48. Beautiful project!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  49. Gorgeous window card. Thanks for joining us for the Little Claire Spring Challenge.x

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