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Topic: From Candyland to Greeting Cards!  (Read 8615 times)
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« on: June 06, 2010 07:38:34 PM »

I always have the best of intentions to do Craftster Challenges, but then I get so intimidated by all the great entries! This time around, I decided I absolutely had to enter since I bought the game. Lol

I picked up Candyland at my thrift store for 2 dollars, and brought it home only to be disappointed by the lack of fun pieces! My daughter quickly claimed the 4 plastic player pieces and the actual gameboard for her playdoh, so that left me with just the cards, which are pretty bland.

My first thought? Inchies! But then after measuring, realized the colors were 1 1/8 inches x1 1/8 inches, and I thought I could cut them to exactly 1 inch, but Im all about saving time, and measuring does not save time! Wink
 So I decided to make one thing I am always running out of! Cute little cards for my swap packages!

And just a reminder, this is what the cards look like originally!

Thank you so much for looking! I had a blast making these! And please don't vote for me because you feel sorry for me! Just having fun here!  Grin Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2010 09:14:08 PM »

Very cute! I can imagine my little brother freaking out over his favourite game being cut up, so i'd better not try it! Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2010 10:47:47 AM »

Aww, pixieval, those will be great in your swap packages. How thoughtful to do little note cards. I am usually running so behind anymore a hand written note is the best I can do, but thank you for the idea. I need to make some notecards.

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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2010 04:51:43 PM »

I think you deserve the craftster honorary mention for finishing your project by the deadline.  I didn't!  Its always good to jump in somewhere!
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2010 04:53:59 PM »

Those are very cute!

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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2010 06:22:36 PM »

Good idea to make cards out of them. They came out real cute!
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