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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

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8/27/2011

Daring Cardmakers and Sugar Creek Hollow Challenges

Just a quick post to share a card for two challenges.  The challenges are . . .



And here is my card based on the two challenges . . . 



Natural Elements for Daring Cardmakers challenge - burlap, wood (buttons and sentiment base) and cotton twine.

Supplies:
  • Base (kraft) cardstock - The Paper Studio
  • Patterned paper - 7 Gypsies
  • Burlap, cotton twine and wood my stash
  • Sentiment - SRM Stickers

Tools:
  • Cricut Expression and Walk In My Garden cartridge (Base card2 set at 5" and pp card1 set at 5")
  • Cuttlebug
  • Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Circlel Small
  • 1/8" hole punch
  • Scissors, ruler, craft knife, rotary cutter

Tips:
  • The buttons were made by cutting circles out of the thin wood with the Cuttlebug and Nesties, then punching 1/8" holes
  • I found the very thin 'slice' of wood in a cigar box I bought at a yard sale

And that's the card for two challenges!  Thanks for visiting!  Blessings, Becky!!!


PS - Don't forget to check out my new challenge blog, and if you are interested, apply for our very first Design Team!



10 comments:

Annette said...

very cool card...love it

Dolly Mixtures said...

The elements you have combined make a lovely rustic male card. Just beautiful.

Patti P. said...

Wow, how creative. Love the wood buttons and the burlap is perfect. The script in the bg is one of my fave looks. tfs and playing so faithfully at Sugar Creek Hollow.

Patti SCH/DT

Traceyr said...

What a great male card love the buttons.

:)

purple_pea_fran said...

This is fab -the chunky wood buttons and burlap are perefct for each other! Thanks joining us at The Daring Cardmakers this week.

Cec said...

Great card for a guy and very shabby. I love the buttons you have made. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
Hugs!
Cec

Vanessa Stokoe said...

Lovely natural items you´ve used. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers.

Vanessa

Rein said...

Great take on the DCM dare,
thanks for playing.

Keilly said...

Great card, I love the natural items you've used. Thanks for sharing with us at The Daring Cardmakers this week!

Sharon (glitterangel) said...

Fabulous card, I love the burlap and that lovely green backing paper. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x