One Card, Knitting, and craftsUprint

Well, I was right that I’d pay for making a batch of cards all together on Wednesday.  Arms and hands have been painful since, but are easing up now.  Haven’t managed a lot of crafting though.  Only one card with its insert.  I also took the Loom Extenders out from my Knitting Board and have started on knitting another Christmas gift.Cards:

This is the card and insert.  The paper ribbon and round toppers were not too difficult to cut out.  The silver mirror board mats and the greetings banner were bought in as die-cut elements, so there wasn’t anything really difficult or intricate required to make this card.  The paper ribbon and inside topper were stuck directly to their location, but 1mm deep, double sided, foam tape was used to stick the other pieces in place.  Click on the thumbnails to see larger versions of the photos, and then click your browsers Back button to get back here.

112 Sumptuous Satin Backing Papers - Marvelous Metallics  2Sumptuous Satin A5 Insert - Platinum

  1. 12 Sumptuous Satin Backing Papers – Marvelous Metallics by Emma Winnell
  2. Sumptuous Satin A5 Insert – Platinum by Emma Winnell

Both the outside and the insert has been decorated using components I had left over after making a card from Candle Duo Green Poinsettia 3D Scallop Wrap Card Kit by Ann-marie Vaux.

Knitting:

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This scarf is being knitted from a mohair yarn that has a fine fleck of silver running through it.  All this piece has come out from the one ball of yarn, with what’s stuck on the end of the knitting board still left to knit.

CUP Update:  

CUP Newsletter Mailer – The latest mailer sent out by the craftsUprint team, on Friday 18th, showcases designs that are for sale on CUP that have been created by Gold Designers.  You’ll find all sorts from fun clowns to sparkling angels, and from Birthdays to Christmas.  If you haven’t signed up to receive the updates yet you can find the mailer by clicking – here.  (If you want to sign up to have the regular mailer – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – sent directly to your mailbox, then you can do so by clicking – here – and filling in your details.  You’ll even get some free design sheets when you do so) .

Card Making Competition –  Over 40 card photo entries have been uploaded to the competition gallery by now.  You can see them by clicking – here.  You still have a few days left to upload your entry, if you haven’t done so already, as entry is open until November 23rd.  Remember that the theme is “Make any Floral card using any download from Craftsuprint!”

 

You can see the cards I’ve made using design sheets from CUP in my “Crafter Showcase Area” on Craftsuprint.com – here
(Just scroll down past the top boxes to see the cards.)

You can see my page on Facebook by clicking – here.

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