Wednesday, June 19, 2013

OWH MWT & bootcamp

Hey there! It's challenge day over at the Operation Write Home blog and today's challenge is cards for kids! I'm sharing a card I made recently from some scrap pieces... gotta love it when you can use it up! See, people, this is why I leave my crafting space in disarray so often. Then I have to clean it, and it never fails that 10 minutes in I've found several things that could make a card and then I'm off crafting again. :)

Anyhow, this also works for the OWH Bootcamp repetition class:
Jilibean Soup dp scraps
Unity Stamp Co sentiment
Cuttlebug Swiss dots embossing folder
Momento Danube blue and dandelion inks
Really Reasonable Ribbon crinkle ribbon
Gina K card stock

I thought this made a fun and cheery kid birthday card... those number papers work really well for kid birthdays, in my opinion! I think you can see the repetition here... there's a lot of dots! 

Thanks for visiting me today!

Jen

12 comments:

  1. Great card - I like your idea of using the number paper for a birthday card!

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  2. Great card for a kid and for the Bootcamp repetition class. I like the black accent layer and the banner for the sentiment.

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  3. Like how you incorporated Bootcamp with the challenge. Like the whole flavor of the card.

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  4. Those numbers really do work perfectly for kid's birthday cards! I really like the sketch you designed this card with too!

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  5. Love how the bright ribbon picks up the yellow in the papers. I agree about number paper - perfect for birthdays fro kids of any age!

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  6. I really like the layout of your card!

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  7. Wow, such a great card, kid or adult! Did you really color each of those raised swiss dots yellow? That's a labor of love! TFS

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  8. That is some good use for scraps, I'll tell ya. This is a super cute card. The numbers are great for a kids card and because you used the yellow ribbon it can be used for either gender. WTG!

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  9. Nice! I love the papers and the layout and you're upcycling your scraps too - way to go.
    Thanks for playing in our Operation Write Home Midweek Throwdown challenge!

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  10. Love these papers Jen, especially the numbers paper... how great is that on birthday cards. And yes, you've got some nice repetition and variation in this too. I say if leaving a mess results in cards this nice, from scrap no less. let it stay! :)

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  11. Such a light cheery card, thanks for the inspiration!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts!