Sunday, 26 June 2016

Crazy Crafter's June Blog Hop-CASEing Frenchie

KO Creations ODE to Frenchie


Hello and welcome to my Blog for the Crazy Crafter's Blog Hop....Today we are casing Frenchie (France Martin)
 I thoroughly enjoyed going through Frenchie's creations to find some cards to CASE...BUT as I had been trying to come up with a simple & male orientated card for a beginners card class,

I chose 2 cards to CASE 
1 male themed, telescopic card & one with a tunnel inside!

Here they are
Just click either picture to go to Frenchies blog about either card.

 



 I chose the 'Traveler' stamp set for both of my cards.....Like the telescopic card on the left.

here they are.

'Serial Traveler'

Front view

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'Serial Traveler'

  Inside Views 


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#KOCreationscards #Traveler #Guygreetings #Skyisthelimit #Birthday #Men #Timelesstextures


How I made my cards 

'Serial Traveler'

  • I chose Chocolate Chip card stock for the bases of my cards & Very Vanilla as the card fronts
  • I also used Chocolate Chip & Crumb Cake Stampin ink pads.
  • Unfortunately the DSP I used for the tunnel card is now retired, so sad.
  • I stamped images onto Very Vanilla & fussy cut those I wanted inside. 
  • For the passport inside of the tunnel card, I wanted a book effect, so I stamped and cut 2 then layered them.
  • On the front of my tunnel card I used the Timeless Textures stamp set + Chalk talk.
  • I also wanted the front of my tunnel card to be a but old world & resemble a tattered notebook.... So I hand stitched along the edge of my card front with linen thread using blanket stitch and layered DSP and some stamped images under the front, then tore and distressed the corners.
  • I used the Layering Squares Framelits for the fronts of both cards & Layering Circles framleits for the inside of the tunnel card.
  • I used a mixture of Tear n Tape....Glue....Dimensionals to put everything where I wanted it to be..sometimes rearranging on more than 1 occasion.
  • I added a tiny banner to each card, as a nod to Frenchie's designs.
After loads of rearranging and ending up with glue in places you don't want to know about! 
I was finally happy enough to share both of my creations on my Blog and hopefully honor Frenchie as well.
+ I got another card for my Make & Take card class
So I actually CASEd 3 of Frenchies cards!?!

LOOK

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Thanks so very much Frenchie,
 I have really enjoyed using your creations as inspiration!

Don't forget to keep hopping to all other blogs that have joined in on this hop...Just click the link below on the name after mine



For items I used please take a look at the carousal

44 comments:

  1. LOVE your cards Kim! The tunnel card is amazing and so creative. Brilliant Case! :)

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  2. what a great card and creation Kim, another beauty. Angexxx

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  3. Wow! I love how you've managed to case TWO of Frenchie's cards and rolled them into one Kim! Your tunnel card is amazing. xoxo

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    1. Thanks Gail! I really did enjoy playing with these designs

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  4. Omg look at that boat amazing that is so creative thank you so much for playing

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    1. THANK YOU France for all of your wonderful card creations! Very happy you like my efforts too x

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    1. Thank you Lisa. I agree male cards are the hardest, but I think it's because we don't do them enough.

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  6. Hi Kim, I love both your card creations equally. So much detail and time has gone into them and the result is outstanding! Well done, you've achieved two very masculine cards! ☺☺

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    1. Thank you Louise, so happy you can see the time & effort gone into these cards & that you enjoy the results. :)

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  7. Love how your boat pops out in the tunnel card. Great masculine cards, I find them a challenge, and you have made this look soooo easy!

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    1. Thank you Sue it wasn't easy getting it to pop out lol. I had glue in some unusual places hehehe. Happy you like them x

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  8. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! These cards are soooo awesome, love the interactivity - and I nearly also chose the Traveller card too!

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    1. I am enjoying this set Carolina, Thank you for your kindness.
      I almost went with a sea themed tunnel card too lol, your's looks amazing.

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  9. Wow! The amount of detail is incredible. Very masculine. Amazing! xx

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    1. Thank you Jessie :) I am so very glad you can appreciate the smaller details incorporated into the cards.

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  10. Love your take on this card Kim. The way you've layered yours drawing on Frenchie's inspiration is just fab.

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  11. I love your take on this Kim.....that's an awesome idea.

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  12. Now this has made me want to pull out my traveller set again! Love them.

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    1. Thank you Rosalie, it is a very versatile set :)

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  13. Wow Kim. Fantastic masculine card. Can't believe how much detail there is on your cards.

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  14. this is a smashing card! wow! love it

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    1. Thank you Tamie :) Happy you love it, makes me smile every time someone lets me know they appreciate my efforts

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  15. Wow, Wow, Wow!!!! Soooo awesome!!!

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  16. Awesome projects! :) I love the idea of the pop-up-element on your card!
    (sry for my bad english - hope you understand what I try to say ;)

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    1. Thank you so very much Eunice, and your English is just wonderful :-)

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  17. You put a lot of work into these and they look amazing!

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  18. There was so much going on on this card it took a while to see everything. Well done.

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    1. Thank you Ina, I find that a card that you just have to glance at isn't worth the effort. I card that makes you look twice or even 3 times is one well made :-)

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  19. O.M.G. AWESOME! You put a ton of work into the cards, awesome!

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  20. Kim the difference between a card and a work of art is not in the effort it takes to make the card but in the finished design. You did a spectacular job on this work of art. Your finished design makes you take the time to take it all in and see every detail. Well done!TFS

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    1. Thank you so very much for your wonderful compliment... I certainly appreciate your words. They have made me feel like I have succeeded in making something very special indeed .

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  21. What an incredible set of men's cards Kim, so great to see stylish men's designs.

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    1. Thank you 😊 It's lovely having my style appreciated.

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