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Challenge 42 Creating Brick Effect in Card Making

Welcome to today’s blog showcasing all the entries to the Creating Brick Effect in Card Making Challenge 42

Hi and welcome. Thank you to everyone who took part in this week’s Creating Brick Effect in Card Making Challenge 42 over on my Facebook Group “Crafty Stamping Club – Smithy’s Stampers” Please feel free to join us here

The first entry takes the limelight at the top of the blog for every challenge – well done Gill Harrop, these are gorgeous.

Male Shirt Style Card…

Entry 1 is a lovely card made by a fellow demo friend Gill Harrop. How awesome are these cards in the form of men’s shirts design. I absolutely love these.

Hugs, Prayers and Love…

Entry two was from Karen Jane Tilley of Tilley Krafts who has designed this wonderful pretty card. Absolutely love the colour choices and the design of your card. Thank you.

Life is Short, Buy the Shoes…

Entry number three was from the lovely Heather Forgan of Stamp With Nellie. What a fun, colourful card using the Dressed to Impress bundle. Love all the colours you have chosen and that brick effect embossed background.

Hugs and Kisses…

A lovely stencil effect background card made by the lovely Valerie O’Donoghue. Absolutely love how creative you have been and this card is just so pretty. Thanks for joining in.

Birthdays are the best days…

They sure are Karen Egan from Crafty Karen Designs. Love how you have created this natural foliage over the brick wall effect on this card. The colour choices are lovely together too. Thanks so much.

You Are The Best…

This wonderful card was made by the lovely Lynda Verrill. It has been so long since I’ve seen a project using the cat punch and your choice of DSP and colours are just gorgeous. Look at the added collar Lynda has designed – adorable. Thanks for joining.

Christmas in July…

I can’t stop admiring this beautiful Christmas card made by Yvonne Lainchbury from Shellbonne Crafts. Look at the added detail of snow on Yvonnes Card. I absolutely love this. Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring us.


This smashing gorgeous and lovely coloured card is from my dear friend Karen McClure of Karamiasu. One of the most prettiest cards I have seen to date using the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle. You have given me so much inspiration so thank you.

Your generosity is second to your Fabulosity…

Just look at this wonderful card made by the lovely Sally Joyner. Beautiful background and beautiful detail on this card. I absolutely love this. Thank you kindly Sally for sharing your creativity with us.

Happy Birthday…

This beautiful card incorporating some lovely fussy cut elements was made by the fabulous Trish Cook (nice name ;)) from Australia. What a great card Trish thank you so much for joining in with the challenge and inspiring us all.

You Are The Best…

So this was my own card for the challenge. Kind of a steam punk grunge style of card, not my usual but I really had fun making this.

You can view my tutorial on how I made this card below:

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