Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Dusting off the Cricut and Challenges

Well this was a real learning day lol!  Never try a new technique..on a project..due out the next day! So many talented card makers make distressing paper with ink look...easy. Well this is my first attempt with Tim Holtz. First I was just going to ink the edges..a little got on other parts of the card, so I inked the whole thing. *sigh*. The one thing I did find was a "stay put bow, stay put ribbon tutorial". Thank you Michelle!  Yeah I know I am a little behind.  The bride was a freebie from the good people over at SVG cuts, she has a cute tutorial on making a card with this cut as well.  Thanks for listening to me rehash this experience lol.  I have entered this card in the following challenges:
  1. Stamp Something: Celebrate
  2. Sew Many Cards: Anything Goes
  3. Catch the Bug: Anything Goes
  4. Stampin B's: Red White and Black card
  5. Sweet Stampin: Punch it out
  6. Stamp Scrap and Doodle: Open Challenge
  7. One Stop Craft Challenge: Congratulations
  8. Incy Wincy Designs: Sparkly Glitter
A special thank you to all the crafter that take the time and interest to provide us with challenges to keep us motivated. 

11 comments:

  1. What a wonderful bride..beautiful! The distressed inking looks great..not to worry. So glad you joined the Stampin B's this week with your colors of black, red, and white.

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  2. This is a really beautiful card - Love the colour scheme.
    Thanks for joining OSCC this week.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  3. Beautiful, elegant creation! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week!

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  4. Hello~ this is a darling layout! I am new to your blog. I found you via MOMO. It is nice to connect with other crafters through mutual bloggers. I am now a follower.
    I enjoyed browsing your blog. I am sure I will be back again.
    Take care,
    Sonia

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  5. Wow I love your project it is just awesome! Thank you so much for playing along in our Anything Goes challenge this week at Catch The Bug Challenge Blog.
    I wanted to wish you luck and I hope you come back next week when we have some wonderful things planned and a very special Blog hop with lots of ways to win!
    Tammy Miller DT Coordinator, Bugaboo Stamps

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  6. To say this was your first attempt at this technique it looks great. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC. Hugs Shelley xx

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  7. I like it very much... you did great for a first attempt... HUGS...SK :)

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  8. Gorgeous...fabulous colors and textures!!

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  9. Lovely work! *claps*
    Thank you for joining us at sweet stampin
    Jo xx

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  10. Wow this is one stunning card the colours and design are superb thank you for sharing this with us at OSCC this week.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  11. What a stunning card love the colours. Thank you for the link to the stay put bow brilliant.
    Thank you for playing along with Creative Card Crew,
    Hugs cherie

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Thank you so much for, taking the time to leave a comment! Big *hugz*
Debra

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