Thursday, January 31, 2008

...Ways To Use It Challenge #151 ~ Stapled Thanks

  • This is my submission for today's Ways To Use It Challenge at SCS. We were to incorporate staples into our card designs, so I used mine to attach the striped panel to the card base. The card base is Whisper White cardstock measuring 6-3/4" X 3-1/2" when folded. The striped panel is made up of Spring Break Designer Series Paper (1" X 6-3/4") and Blue Bayou cardstock (1-1/4" X 6-3/4"). I used the 1/2" Circle Punch to punch a half-circle at each end of this panel, then used a Stapler to staple the panel onto the card base. A Mat Pack and Pumpkin Pie Marker were used to create the dotted outline above and below the striped piece. A 1/4" Circle Punch was used to make smaller half-circles on the card base inside the larger ones.

  • The focal panel consists of the following cardstocks and measurements: Blue Bayou (2-3/4" X 2-1/4"), Old Olive (2-1/2" X 2"), and Whisper White (2" X 1-3/4"). The white piece is stamped using the set "Bursting With Joy" in Old Olive Classic Ink. Each piece of cardstock was attached to the other using SNAIL Adhesive, then the flourish panel was attached to the card base using Dimensionals. The next layer up is the "laugh" image from the set "Lovely Labels" stamped in Soft Sky Classic Ink onto white cardstock. It was punched out using the 1-1/4" Circle Punch, then a piece of Soft Sky cardstock was punched out using the 1-3/8" Circle Punch. The two circles were attached to each other using SNAIL Adhesive. The sentiment is the same stamp that was used to create the background flourish; but it was stamped in Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink onto white cardstock, cut out using a Paper Cutter, then sponged using a Sponge Dauber in the same pumpkin ink. The sentiment was attached on top of the sky circles with Dimensionals.

  • That's it for today! Tomorrow is the Limited Supplies Challenge, so I hope to have another card (or something) to share with you. We're off to get our taxes done tonight, so wish us luck! Until then......Hugs ~ Mercy


Stamps: Bursting With Joy, Lovely Labels

Paper: Whisper White, Blue Bayou, Old Olive, Soft Sky, Spring Break Designer Series Paper

Ink: Old Olive, Soft Sky, Pumpkin Pie

Accessories: punches (1/2", 1/4", 1-3/8", 1-1/4", stapler, staples, Pumpkin Pie Marker, mat pack, dimensionals, adhesive, paper cutter, sponge dauber


Giovana said...

I love your blog, I just found it and Thanks for your comment on SCS.
God bless you

Sharon in NE said...

This is so nice.

Jamie Martin said...

Great job on the challenge, love the colors :)


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Corie said...

This is just gorgeous

shel9999 said...

Great card, Mercy! Love the striped piece!!