Creating Pretty Cards # 78 ~ Graceful Garden

Each month in addition to the great 3D projects that Craft Project Central has for you, they also host a monthly card challenge – Creating Pretty Cards!!

To help you recreate the sketch each month, they also provide a free Sketch Mini Tutorial! This mini tutorial has information about how the inspiration card (using the sketch) was created, supplies used, and basic measurements!!

I shared a Christmas themed card using this sketch earlier this month, today I have a more general occasion card using the same sketch.

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 23

When Elly, my friend from the UK, and I designed the advent calendar back in early October I wanted day 23 to show the warmth and coziness of creating a new home.   December 23rd is a special day in our family as it is our youngest son’s wedding anniversary – yep 2 days before Christmas – it was a magical day full of love and sparkle and Father Christmas (as he is known in the UK)  came to hand out the wedding favors!

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 19

Throughout December I have been sharing a square from the advent calendar  my friend, Elly, from the UK and I designed back in early October,  using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 18

Day 18 finds us in the grip of a polar vortex ~ as I write this it is 16F  (which is -9C) BBBBRRRR!!!!!!  but it brings back very fond memories of our very mild autumn and when my friend, Elly, from the UK was here in October and we designed an advent calendar using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.  So here is number 18 with a little description of how it was made.

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 17

Back in October my friend, Elly, from the UK and I designed an advent calendar using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.  During December I have been sharing a square each day with a brief description on how we made it.

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 11

Back in October my friend, Elly, from the UK and I designed an advent calendar using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.  Throughout December I have been sharing a ‘square’

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 10

Can’t believe we are on Day 10 of the Advent calendar that my friend, Elly, from the UK and I designed during her visit in Octobe,r using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.  Throughout December I have been sharing  one each day with a brief description of each.

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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Advent Calendar – Countdown to Christmas ~ Day 1

Back in October my friend, Elly, from the UK and I designed an advent calendar using a 24 cup mini muffin pan.  During December I will share one of the squares, with a brief desciption of each.

You will want to open each post, as there will be a little treat behind each one!  Some days it might be some virtual ‘candy’ or sweeties as we call them in the UK, other times it might be a card, 3D project or a video!

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