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Simply Create Too – Challenge #147- AG/For a Male

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This month’s challenge at Simply Create Too is to make a card for a male. My little grandson’s birthday is coming up soon and I thought these dancing candles by My Scrap Chick. I used various papers from my stash and my Circut machine to create this card. I added detail with a Copic marker and a white gel pen.

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Simply Create Too – Challenge #145- AG/NO TWIST

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Our first challenge of the New Year is Anything Goes! I made a fun card using a digi by bugaboo, sentiment from Simon Says Stamps,  and a stamped image by Paper Smooches. The flowers and animals were coloured with Copic markers. I used foam tape to add dimension.

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Simply Create Too – Challenge 143 – Make a Shaker Card

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This month at Simply Create Too, we are looking for a shaker card. I started with Lili of the Valley’s, James – Snow Angel by Lily of the Valley. I coloured him with Copics, added a stamped sentiment from Lawn Fawn, used a stitched die set from MFT,  and paper/sequins from my stash.

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Simply Create Too – Challenge #141 – 8/3 to /8/31 – Create a Bookmark

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Our monthly challenge at Simply Create Too! is to create a bookmark. Well, I couldn’t just make a bookmark, I had to make a card with a bookmark, then a separate bookmark to match the same theme. For my project, I used stamps from Honey Bee Stamps - UNDER THE SEA and ZEN OCEAN. I started by stamping the Zen Sea with Versamark Ink, adding black embossing powder then colouring it with TH Oxide Inks. The mermaids were embossed with gold embossing powder and coloured with Copic markers. Next I fussy cut them out and set aside. I used an older die and stamp set from Our Daily Bread to make the bookmarks (retired). I also used a you sentiment from SSS and Celebrate die set from Hero Arts.

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Card only without the bookmark

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Bookmark only

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Second Bookmark

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Bookmark cark only

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Simply Create Too – Challenge 139 – For a Male

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This month’s challenge falls into Father’s Day. While you do not need to create a Father’s Day card, it must for suitable for a male. I created an adorable little workbench fold out card that will fit easily into an A2 envelope. I got my inspiration from 2 talented ladies on YouTube (links are at the bottom of my blog). I started with cutting out the pattern in black cardstock. I have numerous suitable dies cuts of tools, papers, stamps, embossing folders, etc. Next, I die the pegboard for the back wall of the bench, embossed Aluminium tape for the side walls, cut to fit SSS pre-embossed woodgrain craft paper for the front of the counter, then added the various tools and signs.

Dies: Frantic Stamper Precision Die – Small Hand Tools FRA-DIE-10154

Frantic Stamper Precision Die – Small Hand Tools FRA-DIE-10154

MFT – Lead the Way Die-namics

Tim Holtz -Sizzix- RIVETED METAL Texture Fades 657848

Memory Box – Auto Parts

Tim Holtz – Small Gears

MFT – Locks and Keys Die-namics

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Close-up (blank white card on the back for message)

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Shown folded into A2 envelope

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How to videos from YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG9_XrW5TaM&t=5s by Ink Responsibly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4n-c8yIcTs by Maymay Made it Crafts

You can also google U-fold cards, vanity cards, bench cards.

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