January Counterfeit Kit ~ 2 Cards

Here’s the first couple of projects I made with my January Counterfeit Kit – a couple of cards!
The first was for my Mum, for her birthday which was on New Years Eve:
I got the idea to do the banner flags on the left from this card by Valerie O’Neall, but I tied the twine from my kit around mine instead of stitching.
My flair is attached using a 3D Foam Dot that I could stick my pin into as well. And I’ve got my trademark scattering of bling!:
The second card is for my Nan’s birthday, on the 10th of January:
I added some velvet ribbon on this one to make it softer, and chose a more ‘retro’ look. To make the kraft flag I just cut a rectangle, then gently folded it in half at the left and right edges, and cut from the corner to the middle so the ends would be even.
I know she’ll like the cluster of buttons and bits:
These two cards were so quick to make, because I was keeping to my kit and not delving through all my stash!
See you soon, x
  • Love these, Jennifer especially the first one with the banner down the side 🙂

    January 6, 2013 at 9:29 pm
  • Gorgeous cards….love the banner on the first one.

    January 6, 2013 at 10:21 pm
  • Beautiful cards 🙂

    January 7, 2013 at 2:31 am
  • Beautiful cards!!

    January 7, 2013 at 4:14 am
  • senoritaml

    That first card is cute and inspiring. I am going to try it out. Thanks for sharing.

    January 7, 2013 at 5:09 am
  • These are GORGEOUS!!! I love your style of clustering little items, like the beads and buttons. WONDERFUL!

    January 7, 2013 at 11:04 pm
  • Beautiful cards. Don’t you love it when something so simple comes out so pretty?

    January 8, 2013 at 1:16 am
  • Beautiful cards! I love the flags with the twine – it has a gentle look. the splatters and blings are fab.

    January 8, 2013 at 4:12 am
  • oooooo! That peppermint flair is FAB! I need to incorporate more card making into my papercrafting. Nice job.

    January 11, 2013 at 7:28 pm
  • These cards are amazing! What a knack you have for making things pop from the page. Really stunning and well done!

    January 16, 2013 at 12:21 am

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