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Saturday, March 5, 2011

OCC.....Thanks So Much

Good Morning Peeps!! It is Saturday and that means it is time for another new challenge at Our Creative Corner.

This week our challenge hostess is - Kristin Tierney and her challenge for us is a: 1,2,3,4 Challenge
Here it is! Create a project using these 4 requirements:
One patterned paper
Two layers
Three stamps
Four non-paper embellishments (can be the same type. Ex: 4 buttons; or combine several, ex: 2 buttons, 1 ribbon, 1 brad)

This was REALLY a challenge for me, the hardest part? You guessed it the two layers!!
I must have started and restarted on this one four or five times. I finally got it. My base, then my two layers, my patterned paper and my main image panel.
There has been alot of chatter on the DT blog about the layers, does a mat count as a layer? Does the DSP count as a layer? Every one has their own thoughts on this, to me each piece of paper is a layer, so that is how I tackled this challenge.
The base of my card is white card stock. My DSP is from the Lap of Luxury paper pack. I then stamped the hydrangea flower from the Stampin Up hostess set Because I Care onto some white card stock with memento black ink and colored with my copics. That was stamp number 1.
The next two stamps come from the Tiny Tags Stamp set. I used the thanks so much and the small flower flourish, I punched this out with my jewelry tag punch.
My four embellishments are:
Concord Crush ribbon.
Decorative Heart stick Pin
2 silver pearls.

I hope you’ll play along this week and have fun with this challenge! Be sure to check out the rest of the OCC design team creations! To play along, upload your creation to your blog or gallery, then leave a comment linking to your project over at Our Creative Corner so we can check it out. If you upload to SCS, remember to use keyword: OCCC.

Well, that is all from me for now, Thanks for stopping by and HAPPY STAMPING!!!


Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Beautiful work, Vicki! Super job on coloring the flower and the paper piercing works wonderfully for this challenge. The two-layer requirement really threw me too. I must have spent two hours just trying to come up with a design that pleased me - LOL! But in the end, I had fun - hope you did too.

Have a great weekend!


Wendy said...

Super adorable, Vicki! You did fabulous on this challenge and I found that the 2 layer part was a toughie for me too but ya know it will cost less to mail these out! LOL Something I probably should apply to all the cards I make! Super job....I love it! :)

Kristin said...

GORGEOUS! I'm with you...when i came up with this challenge, I didn't know it would be so hard. I made 2 creations too! The flower on this is amazing! Great job!

Cindy Haffner said...

Vicki this is GORGEOUS!!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Vicki, I just love your card! I especially love the little stamped tags dangling from the ribbon. I was so jealous to see that you were finished with yours so early in the week, and I was still struggling with mine! I made MANY changes and revisions to my card before I finally finished it.

Enjoy your weekend!

Diane Gilbert said...

Beautiful Vicki! Your card is GORGEOUS! I am so glad I was not the only one having trouble with the layer part, I decided not to count my mats as layers! LOL

Sarah Gough said...

Gorgeous, I love purples but so rarely reach for them, weird huh?! You rocked the challenge!

Lori Rider said...

So pretty - I just love your hydrangea and you colored it beautifully! The piercing around the circle is just fabulous and your sentiment treatment is brilliant - wonderful card.

Sharon said...

Vicki, I always love to visit your blog to see what all you are creating. And I am never disappointed! I just love the cards you have made with the Because I care stamp set. Simply beautiful!