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Thursday, 27 October 2016

My card for Quick Cards Made Easy Magazine Issue 158

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

We are back from our short break in Exeter. We had a lovely time the hotel was a bit remote but it did mean that is was very peaceful. It was so lovely to see all the changing colours on the trees.

I applied to Quick Cards Made Easy to be on the Readers Design Team for issue 158. I was sent the papers  in an email so that I could print them at home and I sent in my card. Unfortunately my card wasn't selected to be printed in the magazine this time. It was featured in a gallery on their Facebook page though. Sometimes when you send things in you worry about if they have got there or not.


The cards you make must be no bigger than 150 cm x 150 cm. I do like making square cards. The bonus papers are called Vintage Christmas. They can be found in the centre of the magazine.  


I used one of the papers to make a Poinsettia with my Tattered Poinsettia Sizzix Bigz die. I inked the edges and cut some out of green card to add some definition. 


The tag came with the bonus papers too. Altogether I used four of the papers. There was lots left over for me to make other cards. 


Enjoy the rest of your week. 


Happy Crafting 

Hugs Jackie

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22 comments:

  1. Hi Jackie, lovely card,great papers and just love the poinsettia . Hugs Jennifer xx

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  2. it's beautiful and colourful christmas card Jackie
    Gr Karin

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  3. Gorgeous card and love the poinsettia.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. Glad you enjoyed your break Jackie. Such a sweet festive creation.
    Laine
    xx

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  5. This so pretty hun , love the colours. x

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  6. Lovely card Jackie, glad you had a good break.
    Pam x

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  7. Gorgeous card Jackie, I like the poinsettia, glad you enjoyed your break.
    Kevin xx

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  8. Beautiful card, Jackie. I love the poinsettia! x

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  9. Lovely card, so many gorgeous festive motifs. Looks fab xx

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  10. Super card Jackie. I used these papers too! It's fun. Hope you had a good break. Shabneez xxx

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  11. Gorgeous card Jackie, I do like pink for a Christmas card.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  12. This is gorgeous and a lovely use of all the papers. Great design and i love the large poinsettia. Hugs Mrs A.

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  13. Beautiful card design, Jackie. Your background papers remind me of our special, flannel Christmas pajamas! So soft and warm and sweet. Your inking around the flower edges is wonderful! Even the candy canes in your sentiment are nostalgic and sweet! Really lovely card! XOXO

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  14. Oh I love the pink you mixed in on this beautiful Christmas card!

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  15. Lovely card, Jackie; the colours are gorgeous. x

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  16. wow! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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