Saturday, March 7, 2015

Follow Your Dreams Card

Hi everyone :-D

Today I have another CAS (clean and simple), one layer, mini card to share with you. It´s this Follow Your Dreams Card

This was quick and easy to make card.

I cut out card base from a white cardstock paper. Card dimensions are 69 mm x 101 mm (2 3/4" x 4").  

Then I printed a sentiment on the card base that I wrote on my computer, using beautiful 'A Little Pot' free font from Kevin & Amanda Free Scrapbook Fonts.

I drew a path with a pencil and stamped 4 snails using  a super cute mini snail from  Paper Smooches 'Forest Whimsy' stamp set

After ink was dry, I outlined the path with black fine permanent pen and erased pencil lines.

Then I colored snails with colored pencils and covered them with transparent varnish to create glossy accents
List of supplies:
  • Paper Smooches 'Forest Whimsy'
  • 'A Little Pot' free font from Kevin&Amanda
  • white cardstock paper 
  • Koh-i-noor Mondeluz aquarell colored pencils (Cobalt Blue 6, Saphire Blue 7) 
  • colored pencils (skin color, pink)  
  • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen F (fine) 0.6 mm
  • transparent varnish with extra gloss 
  • polymer stamp handle (38 mm x 35 mm) 
  • printer
  • scoring board
  • trimmer 
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • crafting needle 
  • 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 is direct link to blog or challenge home page. 

1) Crafting By Designs, March Anything Goes Challenge
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

2) Hanna and Friends, Challenge #217 - Anything Goes

3) Hiding in My Craft Room, Challenge #190 - Freestyle! (Anything Goes)

4) Paper Smooches SPARKS, March 1-7 Anything Goes (wk1) challenge
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

And for the end, happy news to share with you.

Today I received two awards/recognitions and a great prize!! :-D

My Amanitas Mini Card was TOP 3 at Challenge Up Your Life!

My Hi! Card was DT´s favorite at Crafting By Designs!

I am very honored and happy that DT´s from both challenge blogs liked my cards! :-D  

I participated in the Spring Coffee Lovers Bloghop and won Friday Flash Sponsor´s prize. I won 1 class of my choice from Stamp Academy! Awesome!!! :-D

That would be all from me for today. Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :-D 

Crafty Milka


  1. So sweet! Love your doodled border and the shine from the Glossy Accents. Thanks for joining us at Paper Smooches SPARKS!

  2. Oh my goodness, this is adorable Milka! Love the Clean and Simple design with the snail image.

  3. This is so adorable, Milka! It's CASlicious and I love it! You should also enter it in the One Layer Simplicity challenge where the theme is "words!" Congratulations on your well-deserved awards!! Hugs, Darnell

  4. OMG OMG OMG!! This is SUPER FUN!! =) I LOVE the Design!! This makes me think of the Snail from the Disney Movie TURBO!!?? LOVE it!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for joining us on the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge Blog and I hope you'll join us again this week!!?? Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  5. Lovely.
    Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends.
    Hugs stine



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