Paper crafting is works of heart

Paper crafting is works of heart!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Early Autumn Splendor CKCB kit used for projects 5 and 6 and 7

CKC Blog has a purple, red, and gold color challenge and CCMWF has sketch challenge with a twist:

Project 5 is Owl wish Thanksgiving blessings card and Projects 6 and 7 are Chattanooga sight-seeing day of vacation trip throughout IN, KY, and TN.

Project 5: this card is a combination of the 3 colors challenge by CKC blog with the sketch challenge with a twist from CCMWF. This is my 2nd sketch challenge card. Since the twist says we can't use designer patterned papers I decided to take a creative option to use glitter tapes for the vertical sections. I also varied their placement instead of going stair-stepped.

CCMWF sketch challenge with a twist (can't use any commercially printed/designer papers!) CCMWF stands for Christian Card Making ~ Women's Fellowship which is a closed group on Facebook.

This is the ID badge for CKCB. September's inspiration kit to counterfeit had some unexpected touches of light blue and aqua blue so I thought I'd used that color for some of the stickers to add an exciting punch to the chosen colors of the challenge (purple, red, and gold).

Projects 6 and 7: a double page scrapbook spread to showcase the vacation day from 2007 spent in Chattanooga, TN. Tennessee Valley operated a steam engine train ride for a 4-5 miles one-way even through a tunnel that goes across the north/NE side of the city. And then my husband paused long enough at Nickajack Dam/Lake for me to photograph him. I would have loved to have shown more of the water but didn't want to do a full page so for this part of the trip.

Project 6 is page one of the two page spread: the challenge's required colors are very evident with choices in papers and embellishments! The circle designed sections seen on both layout pages came from old computer type copy paper...perfect for this color palette! The maple leaves paper seen on both pages was one of my forgery items for this kit! And has perfect colors for this challenge on using purple, red, and gold!

Project 7 is page two of the two page spread:

It's such a good feeling to use old inventory in such a creative way! And it's extremely wonderful to have a chance to take these old vacation photos to feature onto scrapbook pages!!!!

Until next creative project to be crafted in the heartland, Becca S


  1. Love your card Becca - that is a great use of the sketch! Your scrap layouts are great. Well done on using up older papers and getting the layout done and the memories preserved :)

    1. Thanks for the feedback, Maxine D! I appreciate you visiting my blog from your side of the world!

  2. Great job on all your projects Becca. Great choice in using the glitter tape in the mid section of your card. Love that sentiment you used as well.

    I just wanted to pop over and say thanks for leaving a message over at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up. Thanks especially for the laugh. No, we definitely don't want any foul cards linked up, just the fowl variety thanks!

    Good luck with getting some holiday cards added to your stash and I hope that you'll join us any time you do get some created! Don't forget that linking up two Christmas cards each month, earns you a free digital paper; plus, if you follow the optional theme, you also have a chance at an additional prize.

    Lisa D.
    Owner & Co-coordinator for The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!
    D├ęcosse’s Dynamite Doodles – My Personal Blog!
    Path of Positivity – My other challenge blog!

    1. Thanks, Lisa D., for your feedback and encouragement to get going again on making Christmas cards! Appreciate you stopping by my crafting blog!


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