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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Loves Rubberstamps Challenge – Anything Goes


Hello Blogging Friends,

First, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Years and I hope that your New Year is filled with much success and that all your wishes and desires come true.  I have some more fun news for you today!  For the month of December, I was a guest designer for Loves Rubberstamps.  Laura, the owner, asked me to join the team and I have gladly accepted!  You should stop by the store and see all the gorgeous stamps, papers and embellishments she carries.

So this is my first official post as a member of the Loves Rubberstamps Design Team!  The challenge for this week is Anything Goes!  These are always a lot of fun.  We are also sponsored by The Cutting Cafe this week.

I colored up the Heidi image by Wee Stamps on cryogen paper with my copics.  The background papers are all My Mind’s Eye, Lost and Found .  Since Heidi is all bundled up, I decided to shake up the image a bit and make it a shaker card.  This is actually very simple to do.  I used the Spellbinders Labels 18 dies and cut out a border.  I then cut another die cut using the large label die out of clear envelope packaging.  I glued the clear die cut to the border and set it aside to dry.  After I colored the image, I used 3M double sided tape and put it around the edges of the image which I also cut out with the large Spellbinders Labels 18 die.  After putting the 3M tape around the image, I decided it needed a little more height, so I added another layer of double sided tape.  (Be sure to seal the image completely with the tape or the flakes will fall out. After I added the double sided tape, I added the snow.)  Then I removed the backing of the double sided tape and put the border with the clear packaging tape over the image.  Whala! You have a shaker card with snow around the image!





Copics used:
Hair:  E29, E35, E39
Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E13
Jacket:  E51, E53, E55, R24, R27, R89
Skirt:  R24, R27, R89
Boots/Muff:  E51, E53, E55
Bow:  R24, R27, R89, W3, W5, W7, W10
Scarf:  W3, W5, W7, W10

I just simply cut out this pretty image from the My Minds Eye Lost & Found paper stack.  It matched perfectly.


Supplies:
Paper:  My Minds Eye Lost & Found
Dies:  Spellbinders 18
Snow:  Martha Stewart Snow and Carrara Marble (course)
Embellishments:  Twine, ribbon, button

Get on over to Loves Rubberstamps and enter your latest creation into the Anything Goes challenge.  

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:


Thank you for stopping by!
Blessings until next time…
Athina

13 comments:

  1. Welcome to the team! This is so adorable, love the cute image and the great design! Cute!

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  2. I second that welcome to the team Athina! That is such a fabulous card, love the coloring and all the details on your card!

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  3. Beautiful work!
    Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges!
    <3 Pam, PDE DT

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  4. So adorably cute! Love the snow and the fun layout.
    Happy New Year!
    Hugs, Dangina

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  5. This is lovely Athina! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us at Little Miss Muffet. Deb

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  6. Hi Athina, this is so pretty and the colours are a fantastic choice.
    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week. Hope we see you again in 2013.
    Happy New Year!
    Sheryl Hugs xx

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  7. gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in our anything goes challenge this week at Charisma! Gem :)

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  8. This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Charisma Cardz, and good luck.

    Caz CC DT

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  9. It's so life-like, the snow makes her really look cold. Awesome work!

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  10. I have a soft spot for shaker cards, Athina! You know the way to my heart! lol Thanks for sharing another project with us at RTB

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  11. Wow, this is such a beautiful and creative card! The image is darling! I love the snow shaker and will have to scraplift that idea! :) Love it!

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  12. Thank you for sharing your talent at Card Crafter's Circle this week!

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  13. This is absolutely adorable Athina! I have never tried a shaker card - it is on my list of things to try out. Your card makes me want to try it now - LOL! This is such a perfect imag eto use and she looks so cute with the little snow! I am SOOOO SUPER EXCITED to have you on our team!

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