Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Fairground Attraction



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My daughter is a great supporter of my crafting and that makes me feel I should make her something slightly spectacular for her birthday card. So, as usual, I couldn't think of what to make her until I saw the challenge at Cut it Up, to make a bendy card.

I've only ever made a bendy once before, and that was quite a simple one. So, in addition to the fantastic inspiration from the Cut it Up DT, I searched online for some good examples. I found this one by Crystal, which I used for inspiration.

Everything was cut on the Silhouette electronic cutting machine. The (pre-coloured) images are by Lettering Delights - as I had left this till the last minute, I decided against using the layered SVGs and instead, used the graphic files which I traced and 'print and cut'. The sentiment is a Clearly Besotted stamp.

As well as Cut it UP, I'd also like to enter:
Stampin Royalty just as I'm about to link up I notice it says 'dies' not 'die-cuts' and I wonder if digital cutting counts or just metal dies... ?
OohLaLa  die cuts
Crafty Friends anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage anything goes

16 comments:

  1. Brilliant card . Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  2. This is so clever and I just love all things you added to it

    Chrissie xx

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  3. So cute and so very clever too! Thanks for joining the challenge at Ooh La La!

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  4. Wow! This is a spectacular card! Your daughter will love it. So glad we inspired you to go bendy!

    Thanks for joining us for our Bendy/Scene Card challenge at Cut it Up!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  5. This is so fun, Marina! I love all the little details that are included! I've never done this type of project before, but after seeing this, I might just be tempted... ;)

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  6. This is an awesome creation Marina!!!!

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  7. This is fabulous Marina! Love all that detail... I made one for my friend Pat as a special some years ago ... Funny I've never done a bendy card since. Anyway your daughter will surely be thrilled!

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  8. Wow! This is spectacular! So bright and cheerful, your daughter must have loved it! I think I would be scared to try and make a bendy card, maybe one day! It would be a step outside of my comfort zone! xxx

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  9. Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge with your lovely card… Please join us again next time. Good luck!
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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  10. I always try and go the extra mile for my family members cards. For the same reason, they're great supporters. This looks really spectacular!

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  11. This is so cute, I love that fabulous scene you created! Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Friends!
    Tammy x

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  12. such an unusual design it's so cheerful love the colours

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  13. This is such a fun card, thanks so much for sharing with us at Oh La La Creations. Michellex

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  14. Hi Marina, This is a lovely card! I'm honored that you were inspired by a card I created and shared the link. :)

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