Wednesday, April 6, 2011

A simple card for the man in your life, and my first magazine craft!

For the last few days, I've been checking the mail. A lot. I've been driving to bookstores and craft stores to check out the magazine shelf, trying to get my hands on one of these.


Today, I checked the mail and got a sealed envelope with my name on it, with this lovely little mag stuffed inside. Finally!

Early this year, I submitted a couple cards to Paper Crafts, based on their call for submissions requesting masculine cards. I was hoping to do something with these random playing cards we've had around the house for quite some time, and I came up with this simple little design.


And, what do you know...they loved it!

My first card in a magazine

The spread...

Paper Crafts May/June 2011 issue

Next month, I'm going to be doing the same eager song and dance, waiting for Cricut Magazine to come in the mail. I've got a Father's Day card published there that I can't wait to share! But I'll "tie" to keep it a secret.

Are any of you sewists out there also paper crafters? I still consider sewing my first love, but sometimes it's fun and even challenging to switch it up.



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8 comments:

  1. oooooh! Love it! Congrats, Lindsay!!!

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  2. AWESOME!!! Congratulations, how wonderful!!

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  3. Congratulations!!! I only sew - there's only so much room in the house (and budget) for supplies. I can't possibly take on anything else!!

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  4. Congratulations! How cool is that!

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  5. Congrats, that's so exciting to see your work published!!

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  6. LOVE IT!!! You are so creative and resourceful, Lindsay. Congrats on your card being chosen!!

    Keep up with me, Ted, and our Fab Four at http://four-by-two.blogspot.com.

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  7. I love this card SO much. I am featuring this tomorrow on five things friday! Thanks so much for linking up :)

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