Monday, March 16, 2015

Dream Mini Card

Hi everyone :-D

Today is my birthday and would like to thank everyone for beautiful wishes! I am having lovely and super fun day. :-D 

I was crafting a bit this evening and made this CAS (clean and simple), one layerDream Mini Card

This is a CASE of my Enjoy Card and it was quick and easy to make. I was also inspired with Chakra Colors.

I cut out card base from a white cardstock paper and rounded two opposite corners with round corner paper puncher. Card dimensions are 76 mm x 101 mm (3" x 4"). 

I stamped mini snail from  Paper Smooches 'Forest Whimsy' stamp set on card base, colored it with colored pencils and covered it with transparent varnish to create glossy accents.

I drew path and wrote sentiment with a black superfine permanent pen.

I embellished card with homemade violet faux enamel dots. I learned how to make faux enamel dots from video tutorial by ScrapTips on YouTube. First I made glue dots with a glue gun on a backing paper and colored them with Marabu glass Amethyst color. After drying, I glued them on the card base with transparent varnish (it works better than glue). 

List of supplies: 
  • Paper Smooches 'Forest Whimsy'
  • white cardstock paper 
  • Koh-i-noor Mondeluz aquarell colored pencils (Titanium White 3, Lavender Violet 8)
  • colored pencils (skin color, pink)  
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm 
  • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black) 
  • Marabu glass color (Amethyst 081) 
  • transparent varnish with extra gloss
  • transparent low temperature glue stick  
  • scoring board 
  • trimmer 
  • ruler
  • pencil 
  • eraser  
  • polymer stamp handle (38 mm x 35 mm)
  • crafting needle 
  • tweezers
  • round corner paper puncher 
  • Dremel 920 glue gun, low temperature
  • baking paper
  • toothpicks 
  • Nivea baby cleaning wipes  

I am entering my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challenge badge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is direct link to blog or challenge home page. 

1) AAA Cards, Game #35 - Bare Naked CAS

2) Less is More, One Layer Week 215, Include an Animal

3) Paper Smooches SPARKS, March 15-21 Anything Goes (wk3) challenge

4) Pile It On, Challenge #60 - Use 3 of Something 
I used 3 faux enamel dots.

5) The Daily Marker, 30 Day Coloring Challenge
This is my 7th entry to this challenge.

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :-D 

Crafty Milka

P.S. Did you see my Celebrating 30 days of Pieces 2015 page? :-D 


  1. OMG, that snail is just soooo cute. I'm going to check out that tutorial! Thanks!!

  2. Fantastic clean and CAS card - love it. So so cute.
    Thanks for linking up and playing along at LIM and AAA cards
    Sarah x

    1. Thanks for joining the AAA cards challenge too Milka
      Sarah x

  3. What a cutie Milka and happy birthday to you!
    Thanks so much for your entry
    Less is More

  4. I must say this is so simple, but amazingly done! I just love it!

  5. Wow, love this card!!! You´re so talented!

  6. Gorgeous card! And I love the whole set of stamps you showed us

  7. This is simply fabulous, I just love the simplicity!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  8. CUTE card!!! Love that sweet little guy!!! Thanks for joining us at AAA Cards CAS Challenges

  9. What a great card - love the sentiment and the CAS placement of your adorable little snail
    Cheers, Dianne

  10. I can't believe you made a whole card out of that tiny stamp - and it worked out so perfectly. Absolutely adorable! Thanks for joining us at AAA Cards Challenge! Jenny x

  11. such a super cute card. LOVE the use of all the small images. Thank you so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge.

  12. This card is just too adorable! Thanks for joining us at AAA Card Challenge! Justine :)

  13. what a lovely project. Thank you for joining us at Pile It On this time, we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

  14. Super cute love it thanks for joining in at AAA--



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