Yesterday I brought out the stamp set, Fun and Fast Notes. While I had the box still opened (and lots of other stuff still not put away from my last couple of projects–what a mess!) I was reminded about a sketch challenge that had been posted on the website, SUDSOL, which is a site for Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. Rather than reuse the Tea Cup (my favorite image from the set), I decided on a Christmas theme, and took out the Christmas Tree image.
Then the challenge (for me, at least) was which papers to use for the project. I looked through all my Christmas papers, and settled on Holiday Lounge. The colors in this Designer Series Paper set are Taken with Teal, Rose Red, and Sahara Sand. One of the papers in the set has row upon row of Christmast trees, and I decided that would be my middle horizontal element, with the Teal on the top and Red on the bottom. To spice it up, I added some Crushed Curry ink for the star and the garland on the tree, one of the central element layers, and a piece of the 1/2" Polka Dot ribbon in the same color. Voila! Truly a fun and fast card!
Now this is one other "fun" thing about this card. Another demonstrator, at the same time as I, was reminded about the sketch challenge. She used the SAME set of Designer Series Papers, and put the trees as the central horizontal stripe and the Teal for the top piece. Check out what Mary Jo Price-Williams did with her card!
Tomorrow I’ll share yet another challenge card, which is also a Christmas card. Boy, I sure am building up a supply! I think everyone will get a different card from the Craft Room this year!