I am a card machine…


This is one of those cards that I started and had no idea where I was going with it and suddenly I hated it… and then I got one of those skillets moments (where you see the rainbow… LOL!!!) and it just came together after that moment in an instant!  I hope you like it too.  There is just one thing that bothers me and it’s that line below the embossing from the folder, I know I read some where that there was a way not to get those lines, so I have to look for that link again.  (if you know what I am talking about just let me know). 

A few challenges piled up on this card… (Have you come to visit us at Pile It On! Challenge blog?)


Some Close ups:





Have you had one of those cards, where the more you look at it the more you like it?  Well, this is it for me, at first I thought it was ok, but now I really like it!  LOL!!!!  


A couple of  close up of those beads:  (you can see me in the petals… how cool is that?)





Let’s first start w/ I LOVE VERVE STAMPS!!!!  (now that I have gotten out of my chest, I can continue w/ this post).  





And my favorite card!  ok… when I saw last Sunday’s sketch @ 365 I got goosebumps.  Then I thought of a crocodile card…. and I told my sweet friend Vicki that she could make the crocodile and I would do the Eiffel tower… she did an awesome job w/ the crocodile check it out!  


This is such a simple card, but I think it is Hallmark material!  LOL!!!!!  (I am feeling good about myself w/ this card!)  It was hard to figure out how to cut out the Eiffel tower, I was hoping I had a cricut cartridge, but no luck.  Then I saw a SCAL cut and almost bought SCAL just to cut the Eiffel tower (of course I re-considered my stupidity).  So I went to look for images (thanks to Vicki’s awesome idea), and couldn’t find one that had “it”… you know “it”… the “it” factor.  So I did this myself, and I am so proud of it!!!!!!!

Close up, for those that know me you might be surprised that the heart is purple and NOT red.  (for those that don’t know me… I don’t like purple and RED is my fav color).  Some how this was in my scrap pile and it looked nice against the navy blue so I used it and believe it or not I LIKE IT.


Challenge: (I know only two challenges A SHOCKER!)

12 thoughts on “I am a card machine…

  1. Fantastic cards they are all so awesome and such creative designs – love the strawberry one
    thanks for joining in the Creative Card Crew challenge
    love tasha xx


  2. Wow these are all gorgeous, love those flower beads!
    Thank you for playing along with the Creative Card Crew this week.
    Nicola -x-


  3. Wow! Amazing cards! I really love your EtsyInspired card and glad to see you back and playing along! You rocked the challenges here!


  4. Cute cards! I really like how those strawberries stand out against the black cardstock. Thanks for playing in the Etsy Inspired Challenge this week!


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