It’s a Two-fer

Life is an Adventure

I have two cards to share with you today.  I used this week’s sketch from Sketch Saturday.  When I looked at the layout, I noticed the angled cut of the designer paper.  I figured the only way I’d get the angles to match was to cut both papers at the same time – it worked like a charm.  Well, that left me two leftover pieces of paper so you’ll see the patterns inverted on the cards.


Gus RecountI think the stripes and dots play well off of each other – just enough of a contrast to add some interest to the cards!

Paper: Coastal – Nitwit Collections Digi Paper (Love, Love this collection – it has one of my favorite color combinations: Red, White & Blue)

Stamps: Card One: Patchwork Hot Air Balloon – Lili of the Valley, Card Two: Gus Birthday Recount – Bugaboo

Dies: Card One: Party Banner Die – Little Miss Muffet, Banner Bundle Set (sentiment) – Verve, Card Two: Wishes Come True Candles – PaperTrey Ink

Embellishments: Card One: Baker’s Twine, Button and Stickles, Card Two: Ribbon, Candi Dots and Pearls

Sketch: Sketch Saturday

Thanks for the visit!  Dee

Sweet Stampin’ – Spots and Stripes
Seize the Birthday – Anything Goes Birthday
Creative Inspiration – Favorite Color Combination (Red, White & Blue)
Ruby’s Rainbow – It’s a Male Thing
Simon Says – Animal Antics
Whimsy Stamps – Masculine
Oldie but Goodie – Spots and Stripes (Gus image – I’ve had him for a lo-o-ong time)
Digi Darla – Anything Goes with the Optional Twist of adding a Banner
There She Goes – Birthday and Banners

15 thoughts on “It’s a Two-fer

  1. Nancy L. says:

    LOL…a Two-fer! Both your cards are wonderful Dee! That bear is adorable! Genius way to incorporate both cards!! Thanks for linking it up with the girls and I over at Seize the Birthday!


  2. These are just soooo sweet! Love the tip you have shared for the paper. Great way to have 2 cards done almost simultaneously.

    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky


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