Counting Down To World Card Making Day….

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Hello All, as many of you might have heard it is World Card Making Day on 3rd October, a perfect day for us card makers from all around the world to join up and swap makes. Moxie Fab World Blog and Paper Crafts Magazine are celebrating this occasion in so many fun ways!

One way is the World Tour of Card Makers being run by Cath Edvalson, the Creative Editor of Paper Crafts Magazine over at Moxie Fab World, and I’m so excited to have been asked to take part in this event as one of the UK card makers.

The World Tour is five days of blog hopping around the world with the most amazing prizes on offer each day. You can see the prizes over are Moxie Fab World blog and they are fabulous. I’ll tell you how to be in with a chance to win at the bottom of this post!

The World Tour started yesterday with nine amazing artists from mainland Europe, today it is Australia and the UK, tomorrow we have Dominican Republic, Japan, Morocco, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Singapore, for Thursday we visit Canada and then finish on Friday in the US.

So my make for you today is a home card for our home the World 🙂 I’ve used the Cosmo Cricket Earth Love papers – well I thought it was apt!

With some wonderful Shimmerz paints to add sparkle and glamour!

Paper Crafts Magazine and Moxie Fab World Blog are celebrating World Card Making Day with lots of prizes, ideas on how to celebrate, inspiration and blog hops. They are also offering 25% off for shoppers at the online store.

To find out more then pop along to the World Card Making Day website where you can upload your makes and be in with a chance to get your card published in Paper Crafts Magazine March/April 2010.

How to be in a with a chance to win the World Tour Prizes? – Comment on all the World Tour blogs and Moxie Fab World Blog by the 4th October and the winners will be announced on the Moxie Fab World Blog on the 6th October.

How can you miss it?

What do you think you will be doing to celebrate World Card Making Day? I would love to know.

Enjoy Your World Tour

Papers – Cosmo Cricket Earth Love
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue; Double-sided tape
Other – Shimmerz Paints Baby’s Breath Spritz, Treasured Hymn Spritz; Olive Branch Spritz, Choc-o-lot Paint; Basic Grey Alpha; Lace; Border Punch; Distress inks; Sewing machine; Button

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She's a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

This Post Has 166 Comments

  1. Kath

    gorgeous card Kim and thanks for sharing your beautiful creativity with us…I am so honoured to be sharing this special day with you…big hugs kath xxxxx

  2. debby4000

    Oh this is brilliant, love the details.

  3. Kat

    This card is stunning Kim. I just love it all!

    Kat x

  4. Desire Fourie

    Oh wow, this is just gorgeous Kim and aren't those birdies cute.

  5. Sandy

    Wow Kim this is beautful.
    Fantastic card.

  6. Fifi

    A really lovely card, I find it quite inspiring

  7. Risa

    I love your beautiful card! The details are beautiful!

  8. ribenaruby

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations and your fab blog too!

  9. Lily

    Super card, love all the details!
    Have a nice day!

  10. Elaine

    Gorgeous card, Kim!! Yummy and Shimmerzy!

  11. NinaB

    Greetings from Croatia! What a sweet card. I'm so glad I stopped by.

  12. Terrie B x

    `Gorgeous`card Kim…Great to atch up..
    Looks like you all had a fab time at Ally pally TFS
    Have a great week:)x

  13. TesaB

    It's beautiful! The details are fantastic. Love it!

  14. Jose

    Gorgeous card, and so much thought has gone into it, just love it!

  15. kazy2004

    Hi from Australia Kim,

    this is a wonderful card, i admire all of that cutting out.

    Cheers karen

  16. Stacy

    Your card just looks like home gotta love those new papers from Cosmo Cricket.

  17. Dragonlady

    Hi Kim,

    What a fabulous card. I love all the textures and dimension. Go UK!!!!!

    Ali x

  18. Terri E.

    This is so lovely. Love all of your shimmer and shine.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

  19. Donna VW

    I love that paper! And all your embellishments – great card.

  20. Tina

    Earth Love is one of new favorites from Cosmo Cricket. Absolutely love what you've done with these papers.

  21. ScrapMomOf2

    Wow! This is gorgeous! Amazing Earth Love card!

  22. Carrie O

    I am so impressed with all the details that you put into your cards. They are simply beautiful, thanks for sharing.

  23. Rach

    a gorgeous card Kim, such beautiful details.. hugs rachxx

  24. Jamie

    I love your card! I have been meaning to try the flower technique on your card for a while now, I love it!

  25. zielonooka

    Wow this is gorgeous card!!!
    best regards from Poland:)

  26. Dolly

    Fab card Kim, love the shimmerz..:)x

  27. Gabriela

    Oh my word! Just look at that stunning card! Your artistry is absolutely breath taking and I'm thrilled to have come upon your blog and to have bookmarked it.

  28. Jeni

    Great card! I love the lace detail & the folded paper flower.

  29. ArlaMo

    Love the little birds on the wire!

  30. Alison

    Beautiful! I love your use of Earth Love. Great new set!

  31. ~amy~

    woooo Hooooooo Kim…I was sooooo excited to see you on the MFW site!! congrats! Fantabulous Cosmo Cricket card…it is absolutely perfect Kim!!!

  32. Lilian

    Goodness Kim! Congratulations and this is just gorgeous! Love the flowers!

  33. Alex

    Like your card and how you used the lace!
    Hugs, Alex

  34. Helen

    Beautiful card! Love the flower!
    Helen x

  35. Jo (Boots the Monkey)

    Your card is stunning Kim, just love those papers you have used and your fabby rosette flower.


    Jo xx

  36. Betty-Ann

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful projects! I hope I get a chance to make at least one card on Saturday, between selling apples and popcorn for Scouts!

  37. Megan A.

    what a great card! love the little birds!

  38. JulyeB

    This card makes me feel relaxed maybe its the cool colours, lovely card Julye

  39. StampinCathy

    This card is just beautiful. Love the colors and details. Thanks for this eye candy along this fun tour.

  40. Magda

    Lovely card, great colours and details.
    Magda 🙂

  41. Lynda

    Wow Kim this is fabulous and those papers and elements are lush.

    Love Lynda xxx

  42. Mel

    Gorgeous work, and I love the touch of shimmer paint…it's perfect.

  43. CKH in Tulsa, OK, USA

    What a sweet color combo and I love the stitching!

  44. Sarah H.

    I love all the little details of this card. The eyelet trim, leaf cutouts, birds on a wire! Great card!

  45. Jessica

    Hi Kim. I love your creations. This one in particular is so homey and inviting 🙂

  46. Helen F.

    Kim your card is beautiful. Love all the dimension and lovely elements you added to it.

  47. Marla

    I have a baby shower to attend on World Card Making Day, but I'm sure I will make at least one card, because a day can't go by without a card, can it? 🙂

    Great blog!

  48. Christine

    what a lovely card! i do hope to make some cards on WCD!

  49. Shellie Hartsock

    Beautiful card! Great details!

  50. charli

    super sweet card and the bling is nice.

  51. Lucy Abrams

    Great minds think alike eh!!!
    Love this card, and so lovely to "meet" a fellow Brit. x

  52. CinnamonSally

    Great card, Love seeing all the creations, especially from the UK.

  53. resmith

    What a beautiful card! Love it.

  54. Laura

    This card is ***amazing*** — I have *got* to try cutting things out of patterned paper like this.

  55. Lorraine

    Gorgeous card! Love all the little details!

  56. Gwen

    Beautiful card! Love those colors!

  57. Angela Fehr

    I am loving your style! So glad I found your blog!

  58. Summer

    This is such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing.

  59. Martha

    just beautiful, love all the details!

  60. Dee Dee

    Love how you used the shimmerz.

  61. Lillian Child

    Great job on your cards, Kim! I'm a huge Cosmo Cricket fan as well.

  62. Nannieflash

    Hi Kim, hope the world blog hop is a outstanding success, I love your card, its gorgeous, teh details youve put into it are stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxx

  63. Aleida

    It looks great! Nice card!

  64. Jaquelyn

    Oh, it's so pretty. Makes me happy just looking at it. =)

  65. Mary

    Thanks for being a part of this exciting week of creativity and inspiration.

  66. anya

    Wow! This is beautiful! I love your accordian flower!

  67. Stephanie

    I think World Card Making day is a brilliant plan by Papercraft Magazine, but beyond the commercial aspect, I love it because I get to visit new crafters worldwide, including your lovely blog! Lovely creations!

  68. Kelly Schelske

    Oh Kim, it's beautiful! Congrats on being asked to participate, how exciting!

    Hugs, Kelly

  69. Paola

    I love the layering and cozy feel of your card. It's super sweet.

  70. Giovana

    Wonderful creation.
    God bless

  71. connie

    beautiful card! I also became a follower.

  72. Cindy Holshouser

    Your prjects are so sweet. TFS.

  73. louk

    Great job with those colors! Thanks for sharing. Your work is awesome!

  74. Floortje

    What a beautiful detailed card!
    Regards, Floortje

  75. Eveline

    Great cards. Beautiful details.

  76. Rufus

    I'll be making cards for family and friends on WCD. I like your card, perfect for our home, the World!

  77. Ewik21

    Great cards. Beautiful details. Hugs Ewa

  78. fran h

    Just wanted to say how much I love your card and all the wonderful details you put into it.
    Thanks for sharing with us.

    Fran H

  79. Jessy

    Beautiful card!! I really like the colors and different elements.

  80. Ksenia

    oh… very lovely card… love the colours… Thanks for sharing!

  81. carol h

    Love your card Kim. I love Cosmo Cricket and loved the way you cut out the birds from their paper line and used them over your branch. Good job–beautiful card.

  82. HazelQ

    Lovely project 🙂 beautiful paper!

  83. Marge

    Your card is just delightful; LOVE it!!! I'll be right here celebrating with the rest of the World!!! 😉 Had planned to go to CKC, but alas, our lousy economy took care of that dream for this year! ;-( Glad I don't have to miss WCMD though!!!

  84. Crystal

    WOWZA Kim I love everything about this card!!! Beautiful work my friend!! Hugs!

  85. mamuta

    Wow, beautiful card !!!
    love it ..

  86. SueB

    Great card, loved the Shimmerz on it … and the robot card later … must try that as I just picked up a robot stamp yesterday – TFS!

  87. Cynthia B.

    I love how you've used Earth Love! Beautiful flower and great dimension on your card. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us.

  88. jen

    gorgeous creations- congrats on being featured as MOXIE FAB!!

  89. Jenny McGee

    WOW Kim, I love your card. The paper and colors are very pretty.

  90. Amber R.

    Very cute! I love your little paper flower with the button!

  91. jonaks

    what a lovely card!!! nice to meet you in the tour!

  92. shelly


    Your card on the blog is SUPER. Love the leaves. Also love your cosmo cricket, just such a great paper line!!

  93. DeniseB

    Lots of great details. Thanks for sharing!
    Penn Valley, California

  94. Sandra

    very nice! Thanks for the inspiration!

  95. Karen

    Your card is beautiful. I love that Cosmo Cricket line.

  96. Mama Tuttle

    Love the soft greens! What a beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing!

  97. Andrea McCulley

    Great card! You did a fantastic job with the Earth Love papers!

    Andrea McCulley

  98. Isabel Z

    This is so much fun hoping from blog to blog and seeing everyone's beautiful creations. Thank you for sharing your artistry and creativity with us.

  99. Sue McGettigan

    Wonderful card – love the texture and the fun colours!

  100. Michelle (mla1111)

    SO pretty! Love your paper choices, layout & the touch of lacy ribbon!

  101. Janie Chapman

    Beautiful card! I love the cut out box with the word HOME in it!
    Great job!

  102. Sandie

    Simply gorgeous and lots of fun.
    Well done.

    Luv Sandie

  103. apron girls

    Beautiful card and the accordian flower is a great touch of color.

  104. Sally

    What a beautiful card Kim this blog tour is just about giving me inspiration overload and a very long list of blog favourites to come back and enjoy more often.
    Cheers Sally

  105. Rybiooka

    oh… Very nice card! Love the colours!

  106. dclouser

    I've seen these papers used in lots of creative ways, but yours is the best yet! Amazing details – love your card.

  107. Cheri Howard

    What a beautiful card! I love the vintage feel too it; it reminds me of Depression-era quilts!

  108. Elaine

    What a fab card! The shimmer is beautiful on there and the close up details are fabulous!

  109. Doris

    Happy WCMD! greetings from Poland

  110. Mary Duffek

    Love your card….the birds are the perfect touch…love your attention to details. Beautiful!!

  111. Winter

    WOW, your cards are so pretty! Congrats on being featured over at Moxie Fab! 🙂

  112. Kathy W

    Great card! I love all the fussy cutting here and those shimmer paints. This line of paper is one of my favorites. TFS.

  113. NWFlamingo

    Love your card. I love that paper too. It was an excellent choice.

  114. MrsETaylor

    This card is so homey and comforting. I love what you've done with it. Great inspiration

  115. I LOVE the way you use fabric and fabric style embellishments. As for what you should do on Card Day? Sit back, relax and enjoy everyone else's work. You've earned it!

  116. Zuza

    Great card. I like the circle idea, cool! 🙂

  117. Brises

    Urocza kartka!!!
    Pozdrowienia z Polski,

  118. Vicki (basement stamper)

    WOWZER!! IS this ever gorgeous!! I love the fun folded flower!! You're so brilliant my friend!! HUGS

  119. Jennine Chambers

    I love what you did with this card. I am so excited becuase I too have that paper and now I need to go use it!

  120. Lisa Petrella

    Adorable card!! I love that paper set!! On WCMD I plan to make bunches and bunches of cards—-lots of things to celebrate in the upcoming months, so I better get a move on it!!

  121. cjs

    Great card you made~I really hope this year to be making cards…but it is approaching FAST! I better hurry & decide where I'll be!

  122. Sue D

    Love this paper with the little birdies! Great card!

  123. gocanucksgo

    Fantastic work on the card!! I love the colours =) Keep up the great work!

  124. Tanja S

    Gorgeous Earthy coloured card and a nice 3D look. Greetings from South Australia

  125. Teri

    Very cute! Nice colors and love the 3D.

  126. Christine (Craftling)

    Lovely, Kim! Very green! ;o) Like the other colours, too. They work so well together.

    Chris xx

  127. SMK

    this is great! i love everything, especially the Home sentiment 🙂

  128. nina

    What a fabulous card – love the dimension and all the shine!

  129. Chris

    Beautiful card! I love how both you and Lucy used the same papers and created such different cards!

  130. Ravengirl

    What a beautiful card! The shimmer is just lovely!

  131. KellyG

    Great card, love how you used the Cosmo Cricket!

  132. JOAN

    Lovely lovely card! Great use of the paper. Thanks for sharing!

  133. Amy

    Absolutely beautiful!! I love all the elements and textures.

  134. susan opel

    I love this card, Kim! Hope you are having a great WCMD. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  135. cards4ever

    Love that cute ruffle flower.

  136. KarenB

    Your card is devine!! Love those Cosmo Cricket papers and the dimension is fabulous.

  137. Maureen

    Totally wonderful! Love the little bit of lace and that fab rosette!

  138. Ramona

    Simply said…beautiful and stylish! Just right!
    Thank you for sharing!

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