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Transformation Tuesday: Bigger is Better!

As a mom with a three-year old little girl, we watch a lot of Sofia the First.  I actually enjoy Sofia.  I enjoy the quick, short, and teachable stories for toddlers as well as the catchy music.  I really like the music.  For those who don't know much about Sofia the First all you need to know for today is that Sofia has a sister named Amber, who is very much your sterotypical spoiled Princess.  And she likes things "big"!  In fact, she sings a song in the first season that's called "Bigger is Better".  And for Transformation Tuesday, I'm singing it in my head as I write today's Blog Post.

Saturday I shared with you my version of some mini valentines.  They were quick, easy, and used up some scraps that I can never bear to part with.  Today I decided to "upgrade" these little minis by making them a standard sized card.  Because of the larger size, you can incorporate a few additional elements and transform them into some pretty cards to send as Happy Mail!


Need a refresher from Saturday?  Here's the BEFORE:


As you can see, the after really stepped up my mini cards, but I didn't really change a whole lot to the actual card concept.  I still used 1/2" scraps of the Painted With Love Designer Series Paper and I used the Sure Do Love You Bundle to make the elements.  I even stuck with using the Metallic Thread (Gold) on the one card.  I did incorporate the same colors and just matted my card fronts a bit more to help bring out all of the colors.  Take a look at each large card in more detail:




So now, not only can you whip up some mini cards for classroom use, you can make some larger cards to send in the mail for Family & Friends, too!

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