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Brown And Black part 1

I’ve been making a whole bunch of cards with papers from the most wonderful paperpack Steampunk by Stamperia, along with a few other papers in the same color scheme. As I said, a whole bunch, so I’ll divide them into a few blog posts. Here’s part 1.

I submit the first of these cards to the following challenges:

 

For this card, the only thing besides the papers, is a birthday stamp from Verses:

The Congratulations stamp on this card, is from Viva Las Vegastamps. The corners and border around the card is the paper print, but I completed the look with a corner stamp from Vilda Stamps just outside the Congratulations. I added some black rhinestones as decoration:

The sentiment on this card is from the stamp set “Stuff To Say” by Tim Holtz. The only thing I’ve added besides papers and stamped sentiment, are small black dots (with Sakura Glaze pen) along the border:

 

Vintage style birthday card

Today’s card is a Happy Birthday card in a vintage kind of style. I submit it to the following challenges:

Traditional Christmas

Second and last Christmas card for day is in traditional colors. When making a card for a vintage themed challenge, my first thought was brown and/or sepia. But thinking about it, red, gold and green works just as fine for a vintage look. So, here we go with this time’s challenges. Thank God it’s Christmas – I wouldn’t be able to combine this many challenges in one card if most blogs didn’t have Christmas challenges. 😉

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Meowy Christmas

Another card where I’ve used paper and image from the wonderful Stamperia. God Jul stamp is from YouDo. I submit this card to the following challenges:

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Thank You

I’m squeezing in a Thank You card inbetween the Halloween cards. For this card I’ve used Graphic 45 papers and a butterfly stamp which I designed for Reprint Artstamps years ago. I’m not sure where the Thank You stamp is from, but it might be Verve Stamps.

I submit this card to Butterfly Challenge #64 – Checkered and/or Cyan (I went for checkered only), and MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #302.

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Vintage Christmas

I thought I’d make today a cardmaking day. We’ll see how far I get with that. I’ve at least made one card this far. I used Merry Monday’s challenge #217 – Retro/Vintage and Mojo Monday’s sketch #469 as inspiration.

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Time flies…

Today’s card is made with inspiration from Catch The Bug’s Stella Says Sketch Challenge #415:

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And the color challenge at Sunday Stamps #137, to use at least three of the colors in the picture. My card is closer to these colors, it looks more yellow in the photos.

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The stamps I have used are from a clear stamp set from Slöjd-Detaljer (the sentiment that means “1 year older and wiser”), and from Inkadinkado’s clear stamp set “Steamp Punk”.

I also submit my card to the following challenges:

Happy Birthday

A birthday card in earth tones, with brand new (got it in the mail today) stamp from Verve Stamps. I’ve got the feeling this clear stamps set is gonna be a favorite of mine!

I submit the card to the following challenges:

It’s also my card for this week’s sketch at Kortskissen:

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Time

Good morning! Today I have a vintage looking time themed card to share with you. The sentiment on the card is Swedish for “Time and life won’t be repeated”. I used my absolute fave paper, from Stamperia’s paper pad ‘Steampunk‘. It’s without doubt THE most beautiful papers I have ever worked with. Sentiment stamp is from Slöjd-Detaljer.

This card is for two challenges – Crafty Cardmakers #170, which has the theme Time, and Retro Sketches #227.

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Finally a new card!

Yes! I made a card last night. My first card since February. It’s my contribution for this week’s sketch challenge at Kortskissen. We’d love to see your take on the sketch, so pay us a visit and then sit down in your crafty space. 😀

I’ve used my absolute fave papers, from Stamperia‘s paper pad Steam Punk, and one of the many great clear stamps from Slöjd-Detaljer.

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