Thursday 11 February 2016


I saw that the latest challenge over at Fab n funky this week is "The Space Race" so I thought I'd join in as I had some coloured in "aliens" from Clearly Besotted still lurking in my stash from making another card.
I stamped the woodware sentiment stamp on both matt black card and silver Miri card and heat embossed it in silver. Top tip - don't heat from the back on Miri card and heat it for as little time possible or the top layer bubbles up. I got it right on the third attempt! I fussy cut the silver sentiment out and stuck it over the sentiment on the black card so the "movement lines" showed. I cut I out with a tattered lace pin dot rectangle and then trimmed a silver mat to fit. I stuck it all together using 1mm foam tape for the aliens, space ship and planets on black pearlised card that I folded to make an A5 base. Finally I added a few papermania glitter dots to act as stars. I think it makes a cute birthday card, thanks for the challenge to inspire me to use up those pesky aliens before they try to invade!


  1. It's a really fun card Cara and really impressed with your fussy cutting. Barbxx

  2. Cara that is one super Space card love the black and silver together and those wee aliens are way too cute. A perfect kids/big kids card. Love it.

    Hugs Erika. x

  3. Brilliant card Cara...Love the cute aliens....great background....Joolsx

  4. Brilliant card Cara...Love the cute aliens....great background....Joolsx

  5. Fantastic card, Cara. I love the way you've made the sentiment and the impact it has. Cute little aliens too. Thank you for join9ing us at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

  6. Great card thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky xx Jan DT


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