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From Small to Big in Short Order

I made these 10 cards in under 25 minutes tonight, including set up and clean up time using the 3x4 card swaps below. Here is the original post if you want to read more. Below are what the original swaps looked like. 

Including mine below. I was an overachiever and made two! lol

I stuck to the same basic layout for all of them, and used up scraps of soon to be retired designer papers to finish them off. They are seriously cute all grown up. Scroll below to see the individual projects.

I am really starting to like these mini swaps, at least for the time being. It does not take much to finish them up.

Scroll on to see the rest.

These were finished back in March. You can read about them here.

Now the balloon looks like it is floating above the skies.

This one makes me sigh. I love this paper pack so much. I have almost none left and would love to hoard a stack of it!
 The hint of the checkerboard paper gives it a softness and sweetness, and almost retro feel.

How simple and cute was it to finish it. Must give to someone special.

I love how graphic and modern the background paper makes this one look.

Shh. This was an extra sheet of paper from the Tin of Card Project Kit that retired a year ago. I just thought it fit this swap so perfectly!

I added two small squares of designer paper. Thats it. And it looks adorable. Might be might favorite one, or maybe not...

Okay these two cards had attitudes. I did correct and rotate the pictures and they flipped back when I uploaded them. (eye roll...)

With the checkered paper and the hint of succulent paper it looks like someone might be camping out west!

Or this one might be my fave. I love them all equally!!!

I hope this inspires you to try working smaller once in a while. It does make you think what do you really need on your project to make it work.

Thank you for stopping by, and keep being creative. ~Sandy



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