Thursday, June 23, 2011

Another winner & a Side Step Card...

First - thanks to McStamper who contacted me - your prize is on it's way!

And, congrats to Cheryl! You won my second blog candy prize...

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This is my Hostess Club's last official get together and then we'll be restarting in the fall. If you are interested in coming over to my house once a month for a fun project and ordering just around $10, you'll have the chance to be the hostess with all of the rewards for one of those months! I have 3 spots opening up so please let me know if you are interested! {Or interested in setting up a long distance club for some of you and your friends! wink, wink!!}

So here is our card for this month - these two sets will be featured in the new catalog I believe and I really liked the donut the least of all of the images but I just fell in love with it all here on this card!



My friends thought the Kraft paper was designer paper - what fun to show them how to stamp in white and then color in with colored pencils. It really looks great in real life!



All stamps and papers from The Angel Company - colored pencil/gamsol

I found the directions over on SCS but I would say practice with a scrap of paper first - I had to adjust some of my folds to get it to lay right, but the second time around went so much easier! Also a quick tip: I marked my cut line with a light pencil line first, scored my horizontal lines and then cut the veritcal line last. Oh yes, my stair step portion was only 3" to give me a wider solid panel but you will see that you can play with these dimensions once you practice it first!

Have fun!!

Other challenges I'm playing in:

Ladybug Crafts
Ink TLT Challenge Blog
- use Red somewhere

For Fun Challenges -2
ribbons, 2 colors, 1 image, 1 sentiment

10 comments:

Cheryl said...

I'm thinking today IS my lucky day!! This certainly proves it is never too late to comment. Thanks (so much) Chris!

Lisa Jane said...

oh lo.. what a fab card - love that sentiment
Thanks for joining us for our red themed challenge at Ladybug crafts ink
Lisa x

Meera said...

Oh I love it, this is brilliant. Thanks for sharing with us at For Fun x

Pami said...

What a great card Chris! Love the sentiment! Thanks for joining in with our "Red" challenge at LCI this week, good luck. Pami x

Kim said...

Awesome card Chris,I need to give this one a try!

Marie said...

A lovely card with a fun sentiment. Really great! Thanks for playing with us over at For Fun this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

aqualeiga said...

Smashing card! Love the white stamping onto the Kraft card....great idea! Thanks for playing along at FOR FUN this week. Hugs, Ali x

Julie said...

In the words of Homer Simpson,MMmmmm Donuts!!! It was lovely to get to see your entry with the LCI challenge this week,Julie

Amanda R said...

What a great idea to make your own dp! Will definitely have to try that, thanks for joining in this week at LCI!

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

Hmm, ymmy. Love the creating your own dp on craft paper. Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges