Oct 05

Happy World Card Making Day!

Written by: iwona    13 Comments

How do you celebrate today? With an extra craft time? By giving someone a hand-made card? Or perhaps by connecting with your crafty friends and perusing the web in search of the pretties that people share?

I’ll be doing (or did already) all of the above!! Plus, I’ve got a card to share, check it out 🙂

It’s a mix of different manufacturers’ stamps, in a true Chupa style. The stunning damask background is from Inkadinkado, the sentiment from Paper Smooches, and the flowers are a Simon Says exclusive. I’ve also tried some of my new Memento Luxe inks, for the first time, and I’m so taken with the results! They’re the best inks I’ve tried so far, no kidding. You can get them here in the Simon Says Stamp store!
Here’s the comparison of old Memento and the new Luxe pad, both in Pistachio. Quite a difference, huh? Not only the coverage is much better (no more splotches!), but the colour is deeper and more even. I’m going to use these babies A LOT! 🙂

The card is based on the colours of cQc#209 and the FTL261 sketch:

I made another card tonight, so I thought I’d throw it in as well, since I’ve got another post in plans for tomorrow. It was a real quickie, I’ve been waiting for a friend to arrive and I had about 10 minutes to spare. Well, that’s exactly as much as I needed for 10 Minute Craft Dash #27 🙂
Because of the hurry, I didn’t get to photograph my supplies, like I usually do for the Craft Dash challenges, but I do have a time!

The Copics which I coloured the butterflies are YR02, YG61, YG63, YG67.
I also used the CTS#48 sketch.

Ok, I’m off to check the blogland now, happy WCMD everyone!! 🙂

Hugs card

Butterflies card

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13 thoughts on “Happy World Card Making Day!

  1. Stunning colours on these beautiful cards – I recently got some of the luxe inks too, can’t wait to try them out! Thank you for the comparison 🙂

  2. i adore Chupa style cards! love all the yummy layering and stamping. the first card is so delightful and the coloring on the butterflies is amazing! gorgeous work as always, girl! have a fabulous crafty weekend! =)

  3. Oh, so pretty. Love the different sizes butterflies and you coloring. Thanks for playing along with us in the 10 Minute Craft Dash and CAS(E) this sketch! and hope to see you again.

  4. I love your cards, Chupa! Your first one is gorgeous!
    And your second one is lovely, too…..and I love how you combined two of my favourite challenges to make it!
    Thanks so much for playing along with the 10 Minute Craft Dash & CAS(E) this Sketch!

  5. Beautiful cards Chupa! LOVE that yellow damask background you’ve created behind the striking red flower!Thanks for playing along with us at the ColourQ this week!

  6. These cards are absolutely stunning! I wish I’d had a chance to make anything or at least do something craft related on WCD but alas, it was not to be 🙁 I think you’ve more than made up for that fact though! I am still trying to decide which card is my favourite – I think I’ll choose both! 🙂

    PS The photo’s of your daughter are just gorgeous – they’re making me broody! 🙂

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