Convention Card Candy swaps 2013

card candy close up

This was my fourth Stampin’ Up! convention this year and it was the fourth time I’ve organised a card candy swap. I just love ’em Laughing

Not sure what card candy is? It’s a set of card toppers, packaged together professionally in a cellophane bag with a bag topper over it. Each person in the swap group selects a stamp set to work with and I chose Mosaic Madness.

The colours were a mix of Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Gold, Tangerine Tango and Very Vanilla. A mixture of punches and dies were used to create the candy backings and ribbons, pearls, twine and brads added for a little extra embellishment.

Here are all the individual candies waiting to be bagged up.

card candy pieces

Then each set were attached to a sheet of acetate, placed in a cello bag and a bag topper, folded and secured over the top.

card candy pack

They’re all ready to be peeled from the acetate, which will leave the dimensionals on the back sticky, to add straight onto a project.

I’ll be back tomorrow to share the card candy swaps that I got in return.

Sara xx

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