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Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Quick Cards Made Easy magazine issue 172 Bonus Papers

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends

How is your week going? It is lovely and sunny here today and I have been helping at another felting workshop. I know enough about it now that I can actually help people. I will be helping at another workshop on Friday.

A little while back I responded to a request on Facebook for people to apply to be on the Readers's Design team for issue 172 of Quick Cards Made Easy Magazine. I was one of ten selected I printed off the papers, made a card and sent it in. I was thrilled to see my card in print on page 40 when I bought the magazine today.


The card has to be square and not measure more than 15cm x 15cm. I started with a Craft Card blank. I used coloured card that matched the papers to make the mats and layers. The dotty paper I used to make a snowflake border with Sue Wilson's Snowflake border die. 


There are various sentiments to use that come with the bonus papers. 


I just love the Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp set from Stampin Up that comes with a matching punch. Now I have a stamping platform I stamped lots of these and I have used them on a few project. The bow is in the set too. Isn't great that depending where you put the bow they look like a boy or a girl. 


I have a Sizzix candy cane die. I inked the edges so they they showed up against the background. 


Here it is in all its glory in the magazine. 


I did like these paper a lot and the free gift is some pop-up box cards with cute characters I will definitely be making those. 

Enjoy the rest of the week. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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28 comments:

  1. Super card Jackie, well done for getting into the magazine. Hugs Em x

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  2. This is fabulous and well done on being published too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Wonderful card Jackie, well done on being published I did spot you in the magazine :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  4. Well done Jackie. Congratulations on publication! Fabulous card!
    Laine
    x

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  5. Great card, lovely gingerbread.
    Well done on your publication.

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  6. Gorgeous published work Jackie, fame well deserved

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  7. A stunning Christmas card Jackie, congratulations on being published.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  8. Congrats on being published Jackie, love your beautiful card.
    Hugs Pam x

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  9. Well done Jackie. A fabulous cardvx

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  10. A fabulous card Jackie. Super papers and cute gingerbread men. Congratulations on being published xx

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  11. Hi, Jackie! Such a darling, yummy Christmas creation! Hugs, de

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  12. Hi Jackie

    Love Love Love this, I adore the Cookie Cutter Stamps and Dies.

    Donna B x

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  13. Hi Jackie,
    a huge congrats on your wonderful card being published.
    I am not surprised as it's so gorgeous and such a very super design.
    Love the glitz on the candy canes.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. Congratulations Jackie and what a super card you've made :-)

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  15. Love the Gingerbread Kids on your fun Christmas card!

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  16. Such a sweet and adorable card and hearty congratulations
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  17. Well done you! It is a lovely card Enjoy the workshop tomorrow

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  18. Fabulous design. Congratulations on your publication. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  19. Congratulations on being published, fabulous card.

    Sylv xx

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  20. Fabulous card Jackie an how wonderful to have it put to press. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  21. Brilliant card to have published Jackie - well done! Shabneez x

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  22. Congratulations Jackie! How exciting to see your work appear in a magazine! Your card is fabulous, you've done an awesome job with the printed papers and the festive embellishments. I love the two little gingerbread people, and yep, it's cool that you can just change the position of the bow to make a little boy or a little girl. Love it!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  23. Congrats!! Must be good to see your name in print!! Great card.
    xx

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  24. Super cute Christmas card! Lovely design and colours. Congrats on making the Reader's DT! x

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