Thursday, December 18, 2008

Card Swap Crop

~ Last weekend I hosted at my home a Card Swap / Crop with a crafty group I Organize called "West Coast Croppers"
It was our 3rd card swap as a group. The premise is you need to come up with a card for what ever the theme is, make it and then make up kits for the amount of people participating. You pre-cut everything, include the stamps and ink pads and any other embelleshments. It's fun cause you are making the card and sometimes learning new techniques or even old ones!
~ Our theme this time was "Thank You"
This cute card was designed by Brenda. I made mine with just the boy stamp, but love the vibrant colors!
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Pam's daughter, katherine who was visiting from the Navy made this Garden card.
I liked the lavendar and green , same colors as my wedding. :)
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~ Anne made up this practical yet classy card.
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~ Here's mine. It came to me in traffic. I used a threading water punch for the trim and around the stamped circle I added mini hearts.
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~ Here's a pretty card made by Diane, I liked the use of a paper strip in place of a ribbon.
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Pam, made this vintage beauty.
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~here's the girls having fun. All the cards and their pieces are brought in a shoe box with the finished card clipped to the front. We just passed around the boxes till they were all done.

~ Top left- Diane, Anne, Pam
Bottom left- Brenda, Katherine, Me.
As of now my group has 29 members with up to 3 meeting per month. We like to craft and we like hanging out with each other!
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