Friday, 15 April 2016

Playing with Paper Tubes

Hello lovely peeps, and a very warm welcome to my new followers.

I just wanted to share with you the cards I made before/during our club session last night.


I got the idea for the heart card from the February issue of Making Cards magazine, you basically cut a heart shape out of card, roll 5cm strips of thin decorative paper around a pencil and attach the rolls to the shape before trimming to fit the shape.
I used some of the gorgeous papers from the Winnie Sugar Sprinkles CD , and the sentiment is from the Sensational Sentiments stamp sheet by Polkadoodles. They're printed onto 120gsm Super Smooth paper.


For my second card I wanted to use a different shape. I was going to use a star but came across some nautical themed digi papers on my computer which gave me the idea to use part of a circle as the bottom half of a boat.



The papers on this one are called 'Land Ho' from Nitwit Collections
I used more paper rolls for the mast and an offcut for the flag (I also used some offcuts in place of foam pads/silicone glue to raise up the sails as I would have had to use loads!!!).
The sentiment was stamped with my old stand-by alphabet Multi Retro from My Sentiments Exactly.


I would like to enter my boat card in the following challenges:-
Southern Girls Patterned Paper Free For All 
The Ribbon Girls April Card challenge
613 Avenue Create  #171 Anything goes with optional twist:  Create A Masculine Card
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination  #81 Always Anything Goes
 Simply Papercraft  #27 Anything Goes
Creative Fingers #107 Anything Goes
 Our Crafty Corner #8 Anything Goes 

I'll be back tomorrow with a mid-post reminder for the Crafty Calendar Challenge.


See you then,
Katrina x

12 comments:

  1. These really are amazing Katrina, great designs and perfect papers for both xx

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  2. Hi Katrina, Gorgeous, genius cards. I love these - you are super clever - such a great design idea and perfectly put together.
    Sue...xxx

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  3. Cute and clever- thanks for sharing with 613 Avenue Create.

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  4. Katrina, both of these cards are so wonderful. They are just brilliant in layout and design. Beautiful

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  5. Love this idea, the cards are so effective! :-)

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  6. Both fabulous and wonderful card's Katrina thank you for joining us over on
    Inspiration Destination
    Dianne xx
    IDCB DT

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  7. These are such clever ideas for cards and thanks for the great inspiration.
    Mia - Polkadoodles DT

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  8. Katrina, these cards are so cute! I love the rolled papers; adds fun dimension. Thanks for sharing at TTCRD.
    Katrina
    ScrappyHorses.blogspot.com

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  9. What a great idea, wonderful cards. CarolG

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  10. I brilliant idea to use up scraps of paper and love both cards,great papers and layouts ---Thank you for joining us at Our Crafty Corner
    Carol DT x

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