Monday, November 24, 2014

112414 CKC November Members Showcase Blog Hop

Welcome!
You have reached a stop in the November Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog member's hop.

November's challenges were:
Challenge #1 - Be Inspired By Pinterest 
Challenge #2 - Decorative Doors 
Challenge #3 - Cards that POP!
As I had already done Challenge #1 & #2 I am doing Challenge #3 for the hop.

There was a great link on Challenge #3 to this Crate Paper blog post
First I got inspired by that cute rocket paper in my kit.


 The paper actually has dimensional shadows printed in the pattern,
so I fussy-cut this little rocket out for the envelope. Reads as 
a "pop" but should travel through the mail just fine!


 I popped one of the rockets on the card along with some of the stars.
I couldn't believe I had that "Star Upon Star" music in my kit!


I popped the sentiment & the gold Wow! embellis, too, 
matted with black to mimic the mat on the rocket paper.

Next up is this card for someone special.


I put some large gold glitter in the center of the sunflower to make it "pop".
More dimension was added behind the flower petals & leaves.


The last card:


Although this could have been a blank card,
I have sent it off for a birthday this month.


I rarely make cards, but when I do I find it super-fun!
Who knew I had all those goodies in my kit?

Enjoy everyone's chance to share their projects by visiting every hop stop.
Half the fun of the CKC blog is the inspiring work done by everyone!


Thanks for stopping by!

12 comments:

  1. These are fantastic Leslie.I love the rocket one! Very cute :)

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  2. You are such an inspiration! I love, love, love the rocket card! You're finding such great ways to use your kit!

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  3. Great cards, I too was charmed by the rocket ships - and the colors of that pink/gold floral are fab.

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  4. Super cute cards and they sure did POP! I really love the rocket ship one, Very retro looking

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  5. These cards are just fabulous Leslie, I really love that rocket paper :)

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  6. Leslie, I visited here a few days ago and forgot to comment?? (Must have been late? I know you understand being up late! *smile*) that first card is awesome. I love those rockets so much. So, so cute! And that sunflower card is so cute as well. You have me oohing and ahhhing over here. Nice work girl! :) oh, and the gold thread on the card sentiments in the last card?!? Fabulous!! Heidi

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  7. Great selection of cards! Love the rocket one.. They certainly do pop!

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  8. you would've rec'd much more LOVE on these fabulous creations IF yours truly had not been so scatterbrained and had linked you on the blog hop! Forgive me; I'm going through some personal issues right now and the post was all messed up and late. Love all your inspiration and I promise it shall not happen again!

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    1. Oh, please don't give it another thought!
      Will keep you in my prayers & must say again how inspiring your creativity is to me.
      We are all in this together, this thing we call real life! xoxoxo

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