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
Kim


Materials:
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

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166 Comments

  1. September 29, 2009 / 9:04 am

    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. September 29, 2009 / 9:42 am

    Oh this is brilliant, love the details.
    luv
    Debby

  3. September 29, 2009 / 9:45 am

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

    Kat x

  4. September 29, 2009 / 9:48 am

    Stunning card….

  5. September 29, 2009 / 10:03 am

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

  6. September 29, 2009 / 10:03 am

    Wow Kim this is beautful.
    Fantastic card.

  7. September 29, 2009 / 10:16 am

    A really lovely card, I find it quite inspiring

  8. September 29, 2009 / 10:19 am

    I love your beautiful card! The details are beautiful!
    hugs
    Risa:)

  9. September 29, 2009 / 10:20 am

    Beautiful card Kim love all the detail!

  10. September 29, 2009 / 10:31 am

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

  11. September 29, 2009 / 10:45 am

    Gorgeous card, Kim!! Yummy and Shimmerzy!

  12. September 29, 2009 / 10:48 am

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

  13. September 29, 2009 / 10:53 am

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

  14. September 29, 2009 / 11:01 am

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

  15. September 29, 2009 / 11:04 am

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

  16. September 29, 2009 / 11:13 am

    Hi from Australia Kim,

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

    Cheers karen

  17. September 29, 2009 / 11:18 am

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

  18. September 29, 2009 / 11:39 am

    Hi Kim,

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

    Ali x

  19. September 29, 2009 / 11:43 am

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

  20. September 29, 2009 / 11:52 am

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

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

  21. September 29, 2009 / 11:52 am

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

  22. September 29, 2009 / 11:59 am

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

  23. September 29, 2009 / 12:18 pm

    I love your card!!!

  24. September 29, 2009 / 12:23 pm

    Wow! This is gorgeous! Amazing Earth Love card!

  25. Carrie O
    September 29, 2009 / 12:26 pm

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

  26. September 29, 2009 / 12:29 pm

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

  27. September 29, 2009 / 12:37 pm

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

  28. September 29, 2009 / 12:39 pm

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

  29. September 29, 2009 / 12:39 pm

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

  30. September 29, 2009 / 12:43 pm

    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.

  31. September 29, 2009 / 12:46 pm

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

  32. September 29, 2009 / 12:56 pm

    Love the little birds on the wire!

  33. September 29, 2009 / 1:21 pm

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

  34. September 29, 2009 / 1:26 pm

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

  35. September 29, 2009 / 1:27 pm

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

  36. September 29, 2009 / 1:30 pm

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

  37. September 29, 2009 / 1:39 pm

    Beautiful card! Love the flower!
    Helen x

  38. September 29, 2009 / 1:42 pm

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

    Hugs,

    Jo xx

  39. September 29, 2009 / 1:44 pm

    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!

  40. September 29, 2009 / 1:56 pm

    what a great card! love the little birds!

  41. September 29, 2009 / 1:57 pm

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

  42. September 29, 2009 / 2:00 pm

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

  43. September 29, 2009 / 2:02 pm

    Lovely card, great colours and details.
    Magda 🙂

  44. September 29, 2009 / 2:04 pm

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

    Love Lynda xxx

  45. September 29, 2009 / 2:07 pm

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

  46. CKH in Tulsa, OK, USA
    September 29, 2009 / 2:09 pm

    What a sweet color combo and I love the stitching!

  47. Sarah H.
    September 29, 2009 / 2:16 pm

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

  48. September 29, 2009 / 2:17 pm

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

  49. September 29, 2009 / 2:25 pm

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

  50. September 29, 2009 / 2:27 pm

    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!

  51. September 29, 2009 / 2:30 pm

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

  52. Shellie Hartsock
    September 29, 2009 / 2:43 pm

    Beautiful card! Great details!

  53. September 29, 2009 / 3:03 pm

    super sweet card and the bling is nice.

  54. September 29, 2009 / 3:06 pm

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

  55. September 29, 2009 / 3:33 pm

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

  56. September 29, 2009 / 3:42 pm

    What a beautiful card! Love it.

  57. September 29, 2009 / 3:47 pm

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

  58. September 29, 2009 / 3:56 pm

    Gorgeous card! Love all the little details!

  59. September 29, 2009 / 4:00 pm

    Beautiful card! Love those colors!

  60. September 29, 2009 / 4:14 pm

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

  61. September 29, 2009 / 4:23 pm

    This is such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing.

  62. September 29, 2009 / 4:26 pm

    just beautiful, love all the details!

  63. September 29, 2009 / 4:26 pm

    Love how you used the shimmerz.

  64. Lillian Child
    September 29, 2009 / 4:26 pm

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

  65. September 29, 2009 / 4:42 pm

    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

  66. September 29, 2009 / 4:49 pm

    It looks great! Nice card!
    Aleida

  67. September 29, 2009 / 5:09 pm

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

  68. September 29, 2009 / 5:40 pm

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

  69. September 29, 2009 / 5:54 pm

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

  70. September 29, 2009 / 5:57 pm

    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!

  71. September 29, 2009 / 5:58 pm

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

    Hugs, Kelly

  72. September 29, 2009 / 6:07 pm

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

  73. September 29, 2009 / 6:35 pm

    Wonderful creation.
    God bless
    Giovana

  74. September 29, 2009 / 6:55 pm

    beautiful card! I also became a follower.

  75. Cindy Holshouser
    September 29, 2009 / 7:01 pm

    Your prjects are so sweet. TFS.

  76. September 29, 2009 / 7:11 pm

    Fabulous cards Kim.

  77. September 29, 2009 / 7:42 pm

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

  78. September 29, 2009 / 7:47 pm

    What a beautiful detailed card!
    Regards, Floortje

  79. September 29, 2009 / 7:52 pm

    Wonderful design.

  80. September 29, 2009 / 7:52 pm

    Wonderful design.

  81. September 29, 2009 / 7:52 pm

    Great cards. Beautiful details.
    Eveline.

  82. September 29, 2009 / 8:00 pm

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

  83. September 29, 2009 / 8:04 pm

    Gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing.

  84. September 29, 2009 / 8:06 pm

    Great cards. Beautiful details. Hugs Ewa

  85. September 29, 2009 / 8:15 pm

    Kim,
    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

  86. September 29, 2009 / 8:29 pm

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

  87. September 29, 2009 / 8:35 pm

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

  88. September 29, 2009 / 8:49 pm

    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.

  89. September 29, 2009 / 8:55 pm

    Lovely project 🙂 beautiful paper!

  90. September 29, 2009 / 9:05 pm

    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!!!

  91. September 29, 2009 / 9:51 pm

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

  92. September 29, 2009 / 10:11 pm

    Wow, beautiful card !!!
    love it ..

  93. September 29, 2009 / 10:40 pm

    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!

  94. September 29, 2009 / 11:07 pm

    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.

  95. September 29, 2009 / 11:07 pm

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

  96. September 29, 2009 / 11:23 pm

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

  97. September 30, 2009 / 12:30 am

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

  98. September 30, 2009 / 12:55 am

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

  99. September 30, 2009 / 1:15 am

    Kim

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

  100. September 30, 2009 / 1:20 am

    This is gorgeous. Love the shimmer and the trim!

  101. September 30, 2009 / 1:46 am

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

  102. September 30, 2009 / 1:50 am

    very nice! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Sandra

  103. September 30, 2009 / 1:53 am

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

  104. September 30, 2009 / 2:10 am

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

  105. Andrea McCulley
    September 30, 2009 / 2:55 am

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

    Andrea McCulley
    prayalways421@yahoo.com

  106. September 30, 2009 / 3:05 am

    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.

  107. September 30, 2009 / 3:23 am

    Wonderful card – love the texture and the fun colours!

  108. September 30, 2009 / 3:27 am

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

  109. Janie Chapman
    September 30, 2009 / 4:11 am

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

  110. September 30, 2009 / 5:25 am

    Simply gorgeous and lots of fun.
    Well done.

    Luv Sandie

  111. September 30, 2009 / 5:25 am

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

  112. September 30, 2009 / 5:34 am

    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

  113. September 30, 2009 / 5:39 am

    oh… Very nice card! Love the colours!

  114. September 30, 2009 / 6:56 am

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

  115. September 30, 2009 / 7:01 am

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

  116. September 30, 2009 / 7:21 am

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

  117. September 30, 2009 / 2:03 pm

    Happy WCMD! greetings from Poland

  118. September 30, 2009 / 2:18 pm

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

  119. September 30, 2009 / 2:30 pm

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

  120. September 30, 2009 / 2:54 pm

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

  121. September 30, 2009 / 4:05 pm

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

  122. September 30, 2009 / 4:33 pm

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

  123. September 30, 2009 / 5:04 pm

    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!

  124. September 30, 2009 / 6:00 pm

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

  125. September 30, 2009 / 6:30 pm

    Urocza kartka!!!
    Pozdrowienia z Polski,
    Brises
    ana-brises.blogspot.com

  126. September 30, 2009 / 6:30 pm

    love how you cut out the birds pattern… so smart

  127. September 30, 2009 / 7:23 pm

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

  128. September 30, 2009 / 10:12 pm

    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!

  129. September 30, 2009 / 10:58 pm

    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!!

  130. September 30, 2009 / 11:40 pm

    really pretty card

  131. cjs
    October 1, 2009 / 12:31 am

    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!

  132. October 1, 2009 / 2:25 am

    Love this paper with the little birdies! Great card!

  133. October 1, 2009 / 3:27 am

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

  134. Tanja S
    October 1, 2009 / 7:53 am

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

  135. October 1, 2009 / 12:31 pm

    Very cute! Nice colors and love the 3D.

  136. October 1, 2009 / 4:36 pm

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

    Hugs,
    Chris xx

  137. October 1, 2009 / 4:46 pm

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

  138. October 1, 2009 / 8:41 pm

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

  139. October 2, 2009 / 2:23 am

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

  140. October 2, 2009 / 10:02 pm

    What a beautiful card! The shimmer is just lovely!

  141. October 3, 2009 / 12:38 am

    wow, wonderful card.. love the addition of the shimmer!

  142. October 3, 2009 / 4:02 am

    Great card, love how you used the Cosmo Cricket!

  143. October 3, 2009 / 12:42 pm

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

  144. October 3, 2009 / 4:53 pm

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

  145. October 3, 2009 / 10:35 pm

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

  146. cards4ever
    October 4, 2009 / 2:37 am

    Love that cute ruffle flower.

  147. October 4, 2009 / 7:02 am

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

  148. October 4, 2009 / 8:32 am

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

  149. October 4, 2009 / 9:52 pm

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

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