Monday, July 23, 2012

EAD Designs: Cork Card Candy


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We loved having you this month!!!

So, on Saturday I spent some quality time at Impress and Daiso, the Japanese Dollar Store.  

See these?



I bought a package of the round ones that are 1.75 inches in diameter and made Cork Card Candy:




They make super easy card embellishments!


The first 2 cards are 4x4:


I haven't dabbled in black card bases in awhile but I like how it makes the cork and sentiment POP!


This particular card is a wee 3x3:



The reason is two fold...based on the sentiment... didn't want to seem like I was shouting, but it was also so I could squeeze out 3 card bases from an 8.5 x 11 inch card stock:)

I used 3 different EAD Designs Rub ons:







I still have the "LOL" one...I'm going to use that on a layout instead of a card:)

I was inspired by 



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Remember, the winner gets to be our August Guest Designer!

So now hippety hop over to Jenn's fabbie place



52 comments:

  1. Love the cork Amy, very creative and so fun :)

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  2. WOW... You clever little thing!!!... These cards are brilliantly made...I love the simplicity[black based] and that circle cock!!! Totally rock!!...hugs...xoxo

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  3. Awesome idea! Love the texture the cork gives to such great CAS cards!

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  4. YOu clever girl! These are so cute and really pop on the black card base! So glad you played along with CAS-ual Fridays! :)

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  5. I LOVE these Amy!! So super clever!!!
    TFS and Happy Monday!!

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  6. You are amazing!!! I love love love love these!!!! So GENIUS!!!

    And thanks for being a shoulder this weekend!! I can not even tell you how much I appreciate it!! You are the bestest!!!!!

    And PS ... wrote a new email this morning to the 'root' and I may not have to stress anymore! *wink*

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  7. oh my word TOTALLY LOVE...awesome idea.

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  8. Fabulous! Love the cork accents!!!

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  9. I love these! Such a great idea to use the cork that way. And I really want to go to Daiso :)

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  10. How fun! Those dollar store cork pieces really do make fabulous accents! Love them with the black bases!

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  11. I love this idea. The cork really pops against the black.

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  12. That cork is so fun! It looks great on the black with the black sentiments.

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  13. Cute cards, Amy, you gave me "food" for thought! Have a wonderful Monday.

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  14. Cute! I'll bet those came together in absolutely no time at all!

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  15. cork looks perfect on the black cardstock...YOU ARE CLEVER Amy...I ADORE your sets..


    I am also joining the CAS-ual Friday Challenge, my card is number 124 :) would you mind to hop to my blog? many thanks before :) any comment would makes me very glad :) hugs, Monika

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  16. oh what a clever idea for corks!!! LOVE that idea!!

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  17. Fabby embellishments, girlie! So simple and effective!
    Hugs!
    x

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  18. YAY! YOu rock!!!! This is sooo cool!!!

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  19. i love the over the hill card, especially if it's not for my birthday ;)

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  20. wonderful little sentiments you made with those cork circles! love the black background cards too! didn't know that you could rub-on those! well have a good week!

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  21. What great ideas- the cork and sentiments are really cool. Love the black base too!

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  22. You've made some super unique embellishments Amy and they look great alone on the black base :0)
    Thanks for getting crafty with us at CASual Fridays :0)
    Jenny x

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  23. I love using different materials on cards! Great idea to use rub-ons on cork...love the look! :)

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  24. I so love all things natural and you dressed these corks up nice!!!

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  25. Such a fabulous, CAS detail to these cards!

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  26. You just find the most fun crafty things, Amy! Love your corky cards :)

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  27. What a wonderful idea. Love that cork candy idea. TFS
    dmcardmaker (at aol dot com)

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  28. Simple and cute with the cork.

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  29. amy these are great! I never would have thought of this!

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  30. Those are stunning, I just buy it, and use my Big shot, but it is perfect for cards!

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  31. *big smile*
    Love the cork candy. :)

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  32. I LOVE LOVE LOVE idea!!!!!! TFS CallyAnn

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  33. such a fabulous idea, amy! love these:)

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  34. so clever~love out of the box thinking:):) Love it!!!! Thanks for the visit today!!!

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  35. Simply fabby, Amy! Thos erubs look wonderful on your cork candy!

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  36. So fun Amy! Love the cork embellishments!

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  37. What a fantastic idea! I never thought of using rub-ons like that. You are so clever! The cork against the black really pops.

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  38. Super fun using the cork for your stamped greeting! I think I have some cork lying around, I want to give this a try!

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  39. That cork is fabulous! It works so well against the black card base! So glad you could join us this week at CAS-ual Fridays! Love your stuff!

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  40. loving it! and going to Impress can be oh so dangerous, yes? :D glad you had fun!

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  41. GREAT CAS card with TEXTURES, Amy!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  42. That cork looks fantastic! Such a great effect for what looks like simplicity itself!

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Cheers,
~amy~