CAS-ual Fridays' Toot Your Own Horn Challenge CFC72

    Toot! Toot!
     This week's challenge from CAS-ual Fridays is to toot our own horn by drawing inspiration from our own blog banners. Here's my take on the challenge.

     The purples in my banner as well as the double borders behind my blog title inspired me the most. To get started, I used the Dahlia Dimensional Punch from EK Success. EK designed the border to be rolled up after it's punched making a beautiful flower. Instead, I punched two lengths of the border and adhered them back to back to create the double-border from my inspiration. Then, I punched the double link trim with one of Martha Stewart's double-edge punches. Then, I stamped the sentiment with TPC Studio's wonderful "Hello" stamp. I just love this stamp!
     Do you want to join in the fun and make a card inspired by your blog banner? You have until noon on Thursday. Check out all the details here: http://cas-ualfridays.blogspot.com/2012/09/cfc72.html


DCWV September Card Sketch Challenge

     I made this card for DCWV's September Card Sketch Challenge. To show all my followers and visitors that you don't have to have a lot of tools and stamps to make a beautiful card, I challenged myself to make a card for this challenge using nothing but scissors and adhesives. The green and purple cardstock comes from DCWV's Chateau Lavendar Stack. Everything else I cut from patterned papers in DCWV's Heirloom Stack. Even the gingham ribbon and the sentiment are cut from a sheet of paper from the Heirloom stack. I used foam tape behind the flower and measuring tape, but you could use a glue stick.
     Below is a copy of the sketch Erin gave us to work from this month. There's still plenty of time to join in on all the fun. You can find all the info about the challenge here: http://dcwvinc.blogspot.com/2012/09/september-stack-holic-template-challenge.html

     Thanks so much for stopping by today. Hope you have a wonderful day, Pam


CAS-ual Fridays Black & White + One Challenge CFC70

     Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
     I created this card for the CAS-ual Fridays weekly challenge. I'm also sending a copy of it to the Movement Challenge in the Moxie Fab World.
     The challenge was to make a card using black and white and one other color of our choice. I had these great stickers that I won from Graphic 45. So, I decided my other color would be the khaki color used in the background of these beautiful stickers. I made the lattice trim with an EK punch.  I stamped the senitment with a Hero Arts stamp (CL342).
     Want to enter a card in this challenge? You have until Thursday noon. You can find all the info here: http://cas-ualfridays.blogspot.com/2012/09/cfc70.html
     I'm also entering this card in the Movement Challenge in the Moxie Fab World. There is still time to enter this challenge too. Check here for all the info on how to do it: http://www.moxiefabworld.com/2012/08/card-design-handbook-week-movement.html
     Thanks again for stopping in. Hope you have a great day!


Vote for Me!

UPDATE: Fiskars just sent me a better address to vote for my project. It looks like the pictures are blank but you sure can vote more easily. You can follow my original links and get to see everyones projects. To vote for my particular project, vote here:  https://www.facebook.com/fiskars/app_416658965052303?view_entry=2367108&app_data=view_entry%3A%3A%3A2367108
You can vote 5 times per day - all at once if you want.

    I need your votes! I am in a contest at Fiskars and I need people to vote for my project as their favorite.  We all had to use one of two embellishments in any way we wanted. I chose the circle of love and made a gift bag. Here's the page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fiskars/app_416658965052303
And, here's a picture of my gift bag. It is on PAGE 11 of the entries near the bottom of that page. At the bottom of the first page, there is a 'skip to page __' thing you can click and it will take you to page 11. You can have 5 votes per day. I think you may have to 'like' the page to vote but I'm not clear on that. There are a lot of fun projects so I'm sure you will find some you would like to vote for. Thanks so much for your support! Hope you have a great day! Thanks so much for stopping by.