Wednesday, March 1, 2023

A New Challenge at The Card Concept

Are you looking for a FUN new challenge?  Well, we've got one for you over at The Card Concept.  There's lots of great inspiration to help start your creativity and get you ready to make something fun to share.  There's a lovely photo to help spark your creative side, but it doesn't have to be followed literally in order to play along.  It's simply there to help you get started.  We can't wait to see what you'll share with us.  Just come on over and play along.
I used cream cardstock and added two October Afternoon journalling cards as well as a small printable St. Patrick's Day card.  The border strip was cut from green corrugated cardboard using a scalloped border die-cut from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps.
What do you see in this inspiration photo that speaks to you?  Perhaps a color or colors, a texture, an image, or any aspect of this photo could possibly spark your creativity.  I was drawn to the St. Patrick's Day theme and the shamrocks, but you most certainly aren't required to make a St. Patrick's Day card in order to play along.  Anything is welcome.
I have so much October Afternoon stuff left in my crafting stash so I try to incorporate it whenever possible.  I also used some Cream Seam Binding on my card and tied a pretty bow with it that I topped with a Dark Green Open Rose.  I also added a Tim Holtz miniature rusty paperclip as well as a few small cream sequins topped with green acrylic adhesive gems.
We'd all be delighted to have you stop by The Card Concept to share your creations with us.  You'll find several inspiring cards that our Design Team Members have shared.  Thanks so much for stopping by to take a peek at my card today.  I'm always super grateful for your visits, and I look forward to seeing your creativity shared with us at The Card Concept.

I'm sharing this card in the following:

Dar & Diane's Double D Challenge Blog - Everything is Coming Up Green
Thanks again for stopping by today, friends.




  1. Oh Karen this is just so adorable! Love the image and how you've showcased it! Well done my friend! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.


    P.S. Did you hear the news? We have another new challenge blog we'd love to have you come check out and play along in. It all begins this Friday, March 3rd. It's called Triple B. Fun with Birds, Butterflies & Blooms. Would love to have you pop over! Appreciate your support!

  2. Good Morning Karen, I just love this card it is perfect in every way. I also like very much those lovely Embellishment cards
    Have a wonderful day .

  3. Hi Karen. Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog! Your cards are fabulous! Thought I'd look around while I was here! I'm sorry, I don't know where I got the balloon dies. I have had them quite a while. They're out of their package and in my binder. They're a set of 5. I think the strings I used were from other balloon dies. The closest I could find are these:


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