Two Card Tutorials and a giveaway by Natalie May

Hello gang!  Natalie here today and here in South Australia we are in the heart of winter … the days are cold and drab, it’s overcast and grey …. so I felt the need to make something bright and punchy for my post today!

I love to make card,s and very rarely do I make them using pastes and sprays, so I really enjoyed whipping these ones up! (I’m more a paper based card maker!)

 So easy and surprisingly quick too! Here are a few easy steps to make these cards.

I used the colors from the August Color Challenge release set as inspiration today – love this set!

The butterfly card is using Poincianna Red Flame, French Lilac & Ramblin Rose and the “hello” card is using Luscious Lime, Caribbean Blue and French Lilac.

 I also used Toto’s Tornado Black to add a few final splatters for dimension and color my Imaginarium Designs words!

Here are a few close ups of the cards – how nice does that Gold shimmer look? 🙂 

I’ve decided to give both of these cards away!

Please leave a comment on this post and I’ll have my faithful 12 year old assistant choose 2 winners, and I’ll announce them on my next post in about 10 days time!

I hope that wherever you are it’s sunny and warm and you are crafting up a storm!

Thanks for dropping by!


20 thoughts on “Two Card Tutorials and a giveaway by Natalie May

  1. Natalie…What a beautiful result in your color combinations and mediums. I adore the design. This truly is an inspiration in card making for any occasion. Thank you, for sharing!!

  2. Your cards have the colors we experienced today here at Smith Mountain Lake, VA. We had bright blue skies and deep green grass here and a beautiful orange and red sunset. Thanks for sharing your cards and techniques.

  3. Wow, I love these colourful, vibrant cards! Thank you for the tutorial <3.The blue-green one is my favourite. It looks so special, to let the embellishments peek over the edge of the card.
    Thank you for the chance to win a giveaway!

  4. These cards are absolutely awesome Natalie. I love the colours and layers you have used!

  5. Those are absolutely gorgeous cards! Somebody will be very lucky to receive them!

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