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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Whimsey S.O.S Sketch distressed!

Hello all,

I'm here with a super cute , super fun, challenge loaded card! This one is for 4 different challenges...all fun in their own right! For a third time this week is Whimsey Doodles challenge to use buttons...I'm running out of buttons people! Might have to snag more from the kids! LOL

The sketch is from Beate's awesome blog Fresh and Fun and it's her 99th sketch! I love Beate's sketches and this one is no exception...it's a fun sized card measureing 2.75 x 5.5 I love longish type cards!

The S.O.S. comes from yesterdays Limited Supplies Challenge on SCS...
S- sanding
O- out of the box (or circle in this case) technique
S- snow, swirls, snowman

And last but certainly NOT least is the challenge over at Taylored expressions to use distressing on your project...I choose to emboss the top panel with the swirl cuttlebug folder and then distress it by sanding it for a more snowy feel! So my project doesn't have a kitchen theme persay, but the swirl distressed paper reminds me of cinammon....my FAVORITE spice in my kitchen...I hope this works!

Here is my card! I am in LOVE with this digi image from Little Paper Shop her name is {Katie Igloo}
and she is absolutely FAB!!! So many possibilities with her! I love her hat! I decided to use some embroidery floss to add to a brad so it looked like a pom pom on top of her head and then I also added some little bitty pieces at the end of her scarf for a little more dimention. The scalloped punch is a marvy and to cut the circle I used the coluzzle cutting system and left katie uncut and then trimmed around her with my scissors! Colored her with water color pencils and then a blender pen to smooth it all out!

I think the buttons add a great touch and I also used them to cover up a small tear in my paper...hhahaa I lvoe using embelishments as coverups!

I opted to leave off the sentiment because the pretty shinny paper with all the words was sentiment enough...What do you thinkg?

And here is a little close up of the hat and scarft! Isn't it fab! on a side note, I used a cuttlebug embossing folder but was too lazy to get the maching out because I have a bunch of things on top of it and so I used my rolling pin praying that it would work! And it did!!! I was soooo excited!
Anywho, thank you soooo much for stopping by! Have a blessed weekend!
Happy Stampin'


the whimsical butterfly said...

This is adorable! LOVE the long card and the buttons you added! So cute!

Beate said...

Your card is sooo cute! Love the texture you added with your dry embossing and buttons.
Hugs and smiles

Laural-Lee said...

Well how cute is this!!! Love your use of fibers and buttons. Just soo cute.

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Another sweet card! Love those buttons and the fun holiday elements. Thanks for playing along at Whimsy this week. :)