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Hi! My name is Krissy, welcome to my blog. I have been an avid paper-crafter for many years, my addiction started with scrapbooking and has evolved to card-making. It all started when I realized that I had forgotten to buy a card for my nephew's birthday. Looking at my ever-expanding collection of scrapbook supplies, I thought I'd made a card for him. Since then, I've been hooked on card-making and my scrapbooks have been collecting dust. Someday I'll get back to them... I have two beautiful boys and a wonderful & supportive husband and I work at the Preschool at our church. When I'm not spending time with my family or making cards, I enjoy being active in our church. Life is good! Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoy your visit.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

I'm late!

I love this cuckoo clock image by Hero Arts. I initially got it because I had forgotten to make birthday cards for my brother and my brother-in-law (who both happen to have the same birthday, April 1st. What are the chances of that?) This card was for my BIL, my brother's was a bit different, I'll post that another time. Inside this card I used the computer to print "Oops! I'm late! Hope you're birthday was happy!"

I colored the image twice using my Prismacolor pencils and then cut one of the images apart and layered them with pop-dots. This is a nice way to create dimension, without the added bulk of a ribbon.

I like to use the computer to customize the insides of my cards. A lot of times I have a hard time finding just the right sentiment on a stamp, so I make my own on the computer.

recipe: stamp: Hero Arts Cuckoo; paper DCWV neutral stack, Prismacolor pencils, Goo-Gone, Tortillons; Crystal glaze, Sakura Star Gel Pen

Thanks for popping in! Take time to be creative today!

1 comment:

Lin said...

This turned out really cute! I never thought of using that adorable image for belated birthdays - good idea!