Jun 092013
 

Just a quick post this time to show you one card I received and one I sent.

My partner for the May Card Swap on the “Stamping Dragon Designs” group on FB was Kim Brown.  Photos of the card I received from her, together with the card I sent her, and the details of what I used to make it, can be seen below.

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CARD RECEIVED:

May Card Swap on the Stamping Dragon Designs FB group – this is the card I received from Kim Brown.  Thank you so much Kim.

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Isn’t that duck so cute.  The image has a shimmer to it, that isn’t very obvious in the photo, so I asked Kim what she’d used and she said she’d coloured it in, then taken a sponge and put “Stampin’ UP! Glimmer Watermark stampin’ pad” all over it.  So that’s something else for my crafting wish list.

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This next one is the card that I sent Kim – it’s similar to another one I made (and showed you in my post here) but has more flowers and doodling and I’ve used some different colours on the image.

(Clicking on the text links below each set of images takes you to the pages where you can see some of what I used to make the cards.)

CARD SENT:

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  1. Butterfly Garden Digi Stamp by Janette Padley (I printed the sheet, at smaller than the size provided, onto 300gsm Super Smooth white cardstock.  I then coloured the design in using my ProMarkers.  The colours I used were: Plum, Tropical Orchid, Fuchsia Pink, Holly, Powder Blue, Capri Blue, Satin, Ivory, Icicle.  I cut the image out using my circle scissors and went round the image and circle edge with a light coloured ProMarker as a shadow the same colour as I’d used for the butterflies.  I matted the coloured digi onto a mat of pale pink cardstock.  This mat was only slightly larger than the digi panel.  I then made a circle of pink cardstock that was half an inch larger and layered the matted digi onto this.  I then cut across the bottom of the circular matted digi.  I made a 6″ square card from Adorable Scorable cardstock and rounded the corners with a punch before scoring the front in half using my Hougie Board to make an easel card.  The topper was stuck to the front of this using finger-lift tape.  The part circle pink section cut from the bottom of the digi matted and layered panel was stuck to the base of the card using 2mm deep, double sided, foam tape, to use as a stopper.  I stuck on die-cut flowers from my crafting stash, which came as white but I’d coloured up with pens I’d used on the image.  The same two pens were also used to write a greeting “Best Wishes” – at the bottom right, and to put a dashed line around the circular panel and swirls around the card front.  Glue gel was used to attach the flowers to the bottom left corner.)
  2. The same card from a different angle.
  3. And another different angle.

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

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.)

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  13 Responses to “May Stamping Dragon Card Swap – Cards Received and Sent”

  1. Gorgeous cards,fab images .xxx

  2. Hi Gwyneth the card Kim sent you is so sweet, love the cute little duck, and she’ll be so pleased to receive your beautiful butterfly garden easel card too hun.
    Hugz, Lorraine xx

  3. How lovely for you to receive such a wonderful card Gwyneth. Yours is wonderful too. I love the way you’ve designed it so that the circle is complete and the saucy image is fabulous x

  4. There both fab xxx

  5. Beautiful card xx Jan

  6. Hi Gwyneth hope you are having a good weekend. I love these but that little duck is just gorgeous.

    Joan x

  7. Two fabulous cards – a fair exchange I would say!!
    xx

  8. What a cute image and love the gorgeous design. Love your easel card too.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

  9. what a super cute card and a beautiful easelcard Gwyneth.

    greetings karin

  10. Great cards, especially love the one you sent out xxx

  11. That little ducky is so cute!! I just love it. Of course I like the fairy as I have a similar stamp from that store. She’s a beauty and you have made a stunning card with here. Lovely work. Cheers, Holley

  12. Both cards lovely x

  13. Both the card you received and the card you sent are gorgeous, I love your colouring on the fairy and the shape is really pretty
    Lindsay xx

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