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Hooray Balloon Card

I just got a new order from PTI so I’m having fun making cards with my new products.

hooray balloon shaker

I’ve been wanting to use some awesome sequins I got from Lucy’s Cards (on Etsy) named Frosted Cupcake! SO I had to pull out some pink and brown papers. They are super old but still lovely.

I used two layers of fun foam and old clear packaging to make the shaker. I added a few ivory and brown sequins to the cupcake mixture. The confetti mixture is made using a die that comes with the shaker dies. I just glued them on to the card in what I hoped would be a semi-random pattern.

Enjoy, Rebecca

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Sweet Sunday Sketch

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RECIPE
Paper:
doily-local restaurant, DP-Basic grey bittersweet, blush, chocolate CS-PTI
Accessories: balloon shaker dies-PTI, fun foam-Michaels, sequins-Lucy’s, Ellen Hutson and Pretty Pink Posh

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SAF Pins and Needles Challenge

I am a huge fan of trinket pins. I love the way Melissa uses them so I was excited for this challenge.

saf 15 tag pin

I tucked this one into my bow then bent the rest of the pin with jewelry pliers so it was flush with the back of the tag. I am going to add a backing to the tag later so it is covered up. The green paper is a little heart tag but it’s hard to see with the flower on there.

Enjoy, Rebecca

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SAF Unconventional Materials Challenge

Before I tell you what I used, can you guess?

saf 15 unusual materials

Sorry the card is dark again, I struggle with lighting the pale colours properly!

So, have you guessed???

I used mesh drywall tape on my card then applied drywall paste over top. Before applying the paste, I tinted it with Copic refill in 4 different shades. I overlapped them for an ombre effect. Then I removed the tape. It worked really well especially since the drywall tape has built in adhesive!

I also used a washer that I covered in gold paint pen under the flower. This card features the thread nests I mentioned earlier. I had to use  lot for it to stick out from under such a large panel. But I LOVE how it turned out.

The washers were about 75c each and the drywall tape was $4. I have no idea how much the drywall paste was because we already had it on hand, but since I only used a teensy bit, it wouldn’t have been worth more than a few cents.

Enjoy, Rebecca

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SAF Accessories Challenge

I’m afraid this one didn’t go so well for me. The stupid popsicle stick didnt want to curve nicely and everything I could find to shape it around was too big. In the end, I think that the stick I found must be much shorter than the ones used in the video because mine isn’t long enough to wrap around.

saf 15 bracelet

It did turn out pretty though I thought. I used mulberry paper to cover the bracelet and some random gems I saved.

Enjoy, Rebecca

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SAF Threads

I LOVE using thread to make thread nests as per Laura in her video. But I like ‘em much more messy than Miss Laura! But for this one, I used the twine. I made some thread nests in later projects.

saf 15 threads

I used three types of twine in three different ways on this card. I loved the buttons with the twine looped though them so much that I had to use three!

In case you are wondering, yes, hubby likes it. It’s a thank you for painting our bathroom!

Enjoy, Rebecca