This week’s the 52CCT challenge
is to make a Popup card. There are numerous types of popup cards, but I chose to make a box card. I used my Cricut and the basic rounded edge box card by Simply Crafty SVGs. (Note: If you Google box card template there are a number of sites with free downloads and instructions), I started by creating the bo, then I filled it with a Santa, embellishments from my stash, and snowflakes diecuts. The Santa is by Marianne Designs, snowflakes by Penny Black and SSS, Mittens by Memory Box.
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This week at 52CCT our challenge is Shabby or Vintage. I tried for a little of both. I used a fabulous stamp by Stampendous called, Snowy Postcard, I paired it with some vintage Christmas paper from my stash and added some embellishments.
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I have been having fun using my Cricut Explore Air and some of the fabulous SVG files available. That non-traditional Christmas image is called Christmas Bus Card, by Jamie and Jann. I used different shapes of grey, pink, white/black, and kraft papers to create my scene.
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This week at 52CCT,
Design Team member, Fabolia designed the Sketch. I love these challenges because they give you the card design aspect, and I especially love everyone’s interpretation of it. I used a cute stamp from Penny Black, Jolly Christmas Friends. I used Copics to colour my image, a sentiment from MFT, and paper from my stash to layer.
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This week we at 52 CCTC
are trying a whole new technique to me. It is called Eraser Technique. For examples of this technique and the instruction check out the Eraser technique (here
). So I started with a blank A2 card and MFT’s Snow Flurry Stencil. I secured the stencil on my craft matt using masking tape. Next, I took a piece of sandpaper and brushed an HB pencil across it making lead dust. I used a clean distress ink sponge tool by Tim Holtz and picked up the dustings and ran the tool across the stencil leaving leaded snowflakes across the card. I stamped Penny Black’s, Snowy on the card. I then erased any snowflakes that showed on the stamped area. The final step was to colour the little snowman with Tombow markers in grey tones. The only colour I used was on his cheeks. The sentiment is from SSS.
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