Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Boo! Three Ways

Hello crafty people! So, I will admit that I have been a rather bad blogger lately, but I’ve still been working on things and I have THREE cards to share today!

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Two noticeable things, I used my Cricut and I used some new photo editing effects to play up the Halloween theme. I really like the fading effect, but it does make the photos darker so by all means, let me know if you don’t like it.

My good friend Norma and I were chatting one night and she pretty much told me I should make a card using my Cricut. Well, I decided that I wanted to work on my design skills, so I used the same image and sentiment in a series of cards. I started with something simple, and worked my way up to something more involved. I have to be honest and admit that if I were just going to make one card, my first inclination is to always make it very involved.

What I ended up doing was using a few select patterns, textures, colors, and embellishments in different ways. The chevron from the ribbon the first card inspired the use of the chevron paper on the second and third cards. The first card had a black base, but instead of using a black base on the second card, I used a pattern that was mainly black. And, on the third card, I used the same patterned paper (stars) to punch out the pattern, to tie is back to the second card. Lather, rinse, repeat!!

Thanks for stopping by today! Have a blessed day!

12 comments :

  1. All three are wonderful, I think the last one is my fav! Lee-Ann :)

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  2. Trell ~ it is so good to see you posting!!! Well these a AMAZING!! I LOVE that you used the same cut but did each card so differently! Between the textures, the designs, the embellishments ~ they are similiar but TOTALLY different! I ADORE each and everyone of them!! I like the effect you used! I say keep it!! Hope all is well with you!!!

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  3. Totally Gorgeous!Fantastic and Fun cards!!LOVE them ALL!!
    Enjoyoyur day,
    Migdalia

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  4. I totally LOVE all three and the different flair each card has eventhough you used the some adorable ghost! I just LOVE LOVE how your ribbon/bows always look perfect and always have the added touch of twine! Fabulous job my friend!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  5. Wow, I love all three of these. These are AWESOME. Love the Peachy Faces too :). Hugs- Glora

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  6. Lather Rinse Repeat! I love you FLUFFY! hehehehe these are amazeballs!

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  7. OMG... those cards are so stinkin' cute!

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  8. LOL.... to the lather, rinse, repeat! But ALL 3 of these cards are just to PERFECTION like EVERYTHING else you do my friend!:)

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  9. I love all 3 of these cards, they are just amazing! The photo editing works on these also, I like it.

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  10. these are ad-------orable! How was the Bahamas? did u have a bahama mama...that was my fve drink. Hope you got to check out Atlantis. Couldnt find u on facebook? cherry

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