Thursday, July 1, 2021

Four Cards for Thursday

Hello and happy Thursday.  I had a bit of a play in my craft room yesterday, and my first order of business was to pull out my under used MFT Cats and Plants Kit.  Not a very catchy name, but don't let that fool you...the cats and plants in the kit are really fun.  I used some of the elements of this kit, plus the English Brick Wall stencil to create my first card, which was inspired by the sketch at MFT Sketch Challenge #548.

Next up is another take using that same kit, this one inspired by the colors at the MFT Color Challenge #168.  It's very difficult to see in this photo, but there are pink clouds outside the window, made with the MFT Cloud Mini Stencil.  I am also entering this card at Addicted to Stamps and More #408: Birthdays.

I pulled out my old glitter tubes and mad a big mess with this next card.  I was inspired by the technique in this video of Jennifer McGuire's.  I used my Xyron machine, as I didn't have double sided adhesive sheets.  This card is way more bright and sparkly in person, so I paired it with a 'congratulation' sentiment.  I was inspired by the colors at Color Throwdown #649.

Last up is a card for The Great Cover Up, where the challenge is to create a card using only dies.  I grabbed one of my newer sentiment dies from PTI and die cut it out of patterned paper and again out of red cardstock.  I inlaid the red die into the patterned paper, and backed it all with Melon Berry, another prominent color in my patterned paper.  Although many travel restrictions have been eased, I am still sending long distance hugs to family and friends.

The challenge at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge is Anything Goes, so I am entering all 4 of these creations in that challenge.

Thanks for Visiting


  1. Yay, I've been waiting for more cards with this kit! I can't make up my mind if I like one better than the other, although I do like the bespeckled kitty a lot. What a fun, sparkly, graphic card! I really like your choice to fill in the sentiment "bits" with a second colour cardstock, rather than reinserting the patterned paper - a great effect. And thanks for linking up at Addicted to Stamps and More!

  2. Ohhhhhh, so fun! Love your sweet kitty cards, just too darn cute! And your sweet hugs card is fabulous, what a fun die!


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