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Saturday, September 19, 2009

finishing up with the green

so this wraps up a busy cardmaking week of "green-themed" cards. i have done so much recycling of materials and weird stuff, and i'm looking forward to just a regular day of craftin' tomorrow! honestly, i'm not a wasteful cardmaker. i hang onto all of my scraps, no matter how small, and i'll use up the tiniest strips for trims, or mounts, or i'll chop 'em up with punches and dies. at the end of a full cardmaking day, i might have enough trash to fill a coffee mug.

so i've tried to put together a nice series of cards for my hubbin to bring to the cafe downtown, and hopefully they'll sell at "Green Day".

these two bring my total to 11. i had hoped for 12, but i'm all kinds of achy tonight, and was working in slow-mo. so this one is for two challenges - C.R.A.F.T. challenge #17, to use pink and brown, and for Friday Sketchers, the following sketch:

more coffee snugs on here, the scalloped trim is from a box of CHOCOLATE MINT WATER (!!!) that my hubbin bought, plus i used up the last of the brown packaging from the wedding favour. the corrugated flower is my favourite, and i punched MANY of these with my scraps. i plan to use 'em up this weekend. :)

the next one isn't for any challenge in particular. but i liked the pink and brown one enough that i wanted to make another that was similar, and simpler.

and now, off to brusha-brusha, and get myself ready for bed. i have a visitor coming in the morning! :D


  1. Love both your cards!Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. Just incase you don't know your link takes us to a photo of your card not your blog. Best Wishes and hope the cards go a treat! Cheers Claire x

  2. Hope you feel better soon! Love that trim on the first card - it's something special and pretty (not to mention uniquely recycled!). These 'green' cards will be a success, I think!

  3. you always impress Trixie!!! Feel betta dollie! If you're on later tonight (after 5pm prob) hit me up!

  4. Lovely cards, Thanks for joing us at CRAFT challenge. Anesha

  5. Both are fantastic cards and I know that you are delighted to have them finished. You have really made some outstanding cards! The second one is probably my favorite of all your green cards. I love the colors and your design is perfect!
    Kim xXx

  6. these are just brilliant love how you have used the corigated card!!

  7. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!


  8. Gorgeous cards, I love your corrugated flowers! Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T and good luck!

    Rose xx

  9. Two beautiful cards, Thank you so much for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week.
    Suzi xx


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