Friday, November 30, 2012

Card Swap Month 2

November was my month to host the card kit swap. I sent out a package full of black and white and green goodies including:

Heidi Swapp tape
Lil Davis library pocket
Heidi Grace decorative pins
Pearl beads
Chatterbox Scrapbook Nails
Slide Mounts
Prima flowers
Bazzill flowers
Green patterned ribbon
Flower lace
Accent Depot brads
SEI brads
KI Softie
Scenic Route alphabet stickers
and Papers from: KI, Doodlebug, Kaisercraft, Luxe Designs, Bazzill, Stampin’ Up, and others I don’t know.

yeah, I know......can you say overkill??? to compensate for this, I included a challenge to the ladies in the swap: after you make your cards, use the leftovers to make a layout. only kit items and cardstock.

here are the 4 cards I made.......and all taken with my phone camera and posted here without the aid of my photo software. this is the kind of week I have had!

I added some sheer black ribbon to this ya like those Chatterbox Nails? pretty much antiques these days!

I cut a piece of the flower lace to make a small flower and then a pearl for the center.

combined the Doodlebug paper and circle punched the Heidi Swapp tape here. I added some green cardstock for the circles, hearts, and sentiment.

I added the red flower to the kit items. I used 3 of the pearls to make the flower center and used a black pen to add a black center to each of the flowers in the patterned paper.

and after all that I made my layout.......because I couldn't challenge the other ladies to do one without doing one myself! isn't he cute?!?! (yes, he makes homemade english muffins......YUM!)

there wasn't enough patterned paper to go all the way behind the photo so I cut small pieces for the left side and used the rest for the flags on the right side. I added some green cardstock but everything else was leftover from the kit!

here is what the other ladies did:



Leslie - she did the bonus layout!
this was so much fun I am ready to put together another kit......and can't wait to see what Katie has to offer!


scrapper al said...

Love all the cards (the Doodlebug card is extra fun) and I especially like the layout. Thanks for all the goodies!

Leslie said...

Love all of your cards too. Thank you for a fun kit and all the goodies included. I felt like I outdid myself with this packet, as I consider myself a pretty plain scrapper most of the time. I was able to jazz it up a bit with all these things.