Thursday, March 1, 2012

Flip and Fold Challenge with The Stampsmith

Hello Dreamers!
Happy March!  And, as it is the first of the month, that means it is time for a new Stampsmith Challenge.  This month  we challenge you to create a project with interesting flips and folds.  To be eligible for the drawing, please use a Stampsmith stamp.  The Challenge runs thru the month of March.  For my Flip and Fold Design Team project, I used a Side Step Card design from Technique Junkies.



The stamp set I used is called "It's a Dog's Life" from The Stampsmith.  I used three images and one of the sentiments.  This what the full sheet looks like.



The base of the card looks like this.  A little bit plain, but I jazzed it up.


I stamped the images on glossy white CS with Coffee Archival ink from Ranger.    The card stock is Baja Breeze and Basic Black from Stampin' Up; Brown Linen from TPC.  The images were layered with the black and brown CS.  The image in the back was layered on a piece of CS longer than the base so that it can be seen when the card is sitting up. 



I added polka dot ribbon and gold beads for accents.  Here are some close ups of these fun images.







I hope you will take the Challenge and create your own projects with Flips, Folds, and The Stampsmith!!  I can't wait to see what you come up with!!

And, how about a few other Fun Challenges for "It's a Dog's Life Side Step Card":

Simon Says Stamp and Show: Your idea-ology
Simon Says Stamp: anything goes
Crafty Creations: vintage fashion
Divas by Design: polka dots or stripes
Pile it On: fun folds
Dutch Dare:bingo----pearls(gold), bling, pastel colors
2 Sisters Challenge: Anything goes

I would also like to say and extra special "Hello" to my new followers!!  Welcome.  So very glad you are visiting!!   Also a Welcome back to  Shelley!!   And, to my regulars, "Well, you are the best!"    Have a great day!  Love you all.
Karen

8 comments:

  1. This is a neat fold Karen! Have not tried this one! I seem to be hooked on folds! Great images and love the polka dots!

    Debbie
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  2. Karen, this is fabulous. Love all the steps and such a sweet card with all the pups and kittens. Too cute! :)

    Hugs,
    Julie

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  3. Interesting stamps, I'll have to check them out. Thanks for joining us at DutchDare.
    Lisa

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  4. FABULOUS and wonderful stair step card Candy! LOve those images too!

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  5. amazing folds, great colours and wonderful vintage images... Our challenge this week is al about Tim Holtz Idea-ology pieces - a great range of products where you'll find some fab pieces for your cards! Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp & Show. Sarah.

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  6. An absolutely wonderful creation full of beautiful attention to detail. Thankyou for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week.

    I hope you can join us again this week. There is candy up for grabs on my blog ... x

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  7. Stunning folded card, I like the pictures.
    Thank you for joining our Bingo challenge at DDCC.
    Dorte,x

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  8. Wonderful project, Karen! Love this fold and how you've made it come to life!
    Val :)

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