Monday, June 27, 2011

hey, leslie!!! ♥♥♥!

ok, i'm a bit embarrassed, here: my lovely blogging friend ♥leslie has been on the DT of the fabulous shopping our stash challenge blog for agggggggggges now, and even though i marvel at her creations--and the very clever & creative prompts they give us--each week, this is the first time i am participating! but better late than never, right?! this time (#5) the brief is to use a neglected or unopened tool, for which i cop sheepishly to the latter. i excitedly bought one of these cool BHS multi-shaper magnetic punches several months ago, and then promptly froze whilst reading the instructions. as it turns out, of course, it's VERY easy to use, once you take the thing out of its packaging and just try it!!! thank you leslie & friends for making me do that at last!!! :)

in combination, i've also worked in...or i think i did... city crafter's current challenge you're number one; re-reading the instructions i realize we were supposed to use the numeral one or the word "first" on our projects. i've used the word "one". so i may not quite qualify, which is ok! in any case, i thank miss cheryl and the ladies for getting me started!!!

finally, i used this gorgeous sketch from simon says stamp challenge blog:

...but... i didn't actually stamp on my card. reading the rules, i don't think one HAS TO; if i'm wrong about that, again, i will happily disqualify myself and thank them for the sketch!

ok, so after all that, here's my card, hooray!


(vintage: book paper; patterned paper & transparency: glitz designs; cardstock: core'dinations; cardstock diecuts: k&co; dimensional cupcake sticker: mambi; flower stickers: sticko; gem circle: heidi swapp; film strip tape & distress inks: tim holtz; brads: my mind's eye; labels: dymo; circle border punch: bhs; straight border punch: recollections; ink: colorbox; adhesives: tombow monorunner, uhu gluestick, 3m foam tape, sewing machine)


ps: scroll down and enter my fun amigurumi dragon giveaway, if you like amigurumi... or dragons... or giveaways... ♥♥♥!

17 comments:

  1. pink pink pink...I love it.

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  2. BWAHAHAHAHAHA! Thanks for the mention and thanks FOR PLAYING finally.

    OMG, OMG, OMG ... how did I not know about this punch and why do I not already own it?!?!?!?!?!??!?!?! It's in my shopping cart RIGHT THIS VERY MINUTE.

    Oh, wait, I'm pretty sure these challenges are not supposed to send me shopping for MORE stuff. Hmph.

    So THANKS and thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash! xoxo

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  3. Oh my, gorgeous and stunning card. I love all the great layers and hidden surprises.

    lisa a.

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  4. Oh my I love this...the colours are so pretty...I do love pink and yellow!
    Thanks for visiting me the other day...happy new week to you...creating JOY. xo

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  5. SO sweet, I love the colors a lot... especially that doily! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB! : )

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  6. Oh Wow! ... what a delicious combination of colours and textures here ... so much eye candy I have to keep looking ... great job for all the challenges ... thanks Miss Lauren for playing along with us at CCCB

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  7. Love the layout and the mix of papers and textures on your card, it's just gorgeous! And I'm glad we made you dig out your multi shaper punch cos it looks fab - a bit like a doily! Hope it's inspired you to use it again soon!? Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash. Hugs, Marie x

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  8. Sooooo Amazing.. I just love this.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  9. Beautiful, Lauren. I'm lovin your cupcake on the doily embellie and the cute pink flowers and of course, I LOVE the rhinestones and pearl brads!!!

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  10. So pretty and I am glad you made it over to our little corner! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  11. Love your fabulous cute card.
    luv
    Debby

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  12. I am soo glad you broke down and decided to play with us...this card is gorgeous! thanks for joining this week at SOS...Deena

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  13. Well you are not the only one who used the word "one". I used it too; inatead of first.
    What the heck....I had fun making my card and so did you ( I assume :).......!!!)
    And you created a jaw dropper.Especially that cupcake, doily and the fabulous distressed edges of your card!

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  14. I love the vintage look you created here and your take on the sketch is great.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  15. Fabulous card Lauren ,, I love all the design of this ,,, very arty and really stunning !! the gorgeous butterfly tucked in there is a perfect touch ,,,:-)

    and no ,,, you don't have to use a stamp to join in :-) Simon Says Stamp sell everything and we accept everything on our challenges ,,, as long as it fits the theme of course :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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