Friday, 15 July 2016

Card Swap Kit - Sea Stories


It's time to reveal the latest from my monthly card kit swap with Nonni and Pia. 

This time it was my turn to make up 3 identical kits , one for each of us. The idea is that we use the kit (mixed with our own stash if we wish) to make cards.

Here is the kit:

The kit included stamped images from a set that was free with a magazine a few years ago, nautical themed shapes cut on the Silhouette, some buttons, baker's twine and some quite challenging patterned papers.

A group shot of my cards is at the top of the page. I am going to link up the cards individually so that I can enter some challenges. 

I hope you'll go and see what Pia and Nonni made!

7 comments:

  1. Fun kit for the three of you to play with. Great job on your four cards x

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  2. Fabulous cards!! You really did make the most out of that kit and I love the sea theme!

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  3. Sometimes I think, what if we've made the same? But what's the odds of that. Slim to nothing I guess. The only thing in common is that we didn't use the mermaid with a DP. I loved okay I g with my mermaid. Love the background you made for yours. I also love the simplicity of your anchor card. But I love the DP with boats, and the anchor just seemed to scream it needed to be paired with that one. But I do love your dad version of it. The item I was looking forward to use the most was was the stamped sailing boat. The ocean you made for yours look amazing.

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  4. Well done Marina these look terrific

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Looks like you are having so much fun with these kits and you put a great set together. I love the silhouette card and the splash background card x

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  6. I loved your set Marina. It was so fun for me to color the die cuts with Copics _ I hadn't really tried it before but now feel very inspired to try it again and I want to get some dies that I could use that way. So thank you for the inspiration... And the storybook dies! Love them! :) I saved one for later use. ;) Your cards: They are all great but I think the mermaid card must be my favorite. The bg looks stunning! Also it's so funny that we made very similar cards with the woman stamp. :) I also really like how you combined the twine and the anchor -very inventive!

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  7. Wow! What a great kit and a fun shared project! I was thinking that you had created a lot of fun summer themed cards and now I see why!
    - Shauna

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