Sunday, January 29, 2012

Pile It On #5 - Just Because

Happy Sunday! This week's challenge at Pile It On is "Just Because" and we're sponsored by Stamp-N-Doodle.

I've entered this card in the following challenges:
CRAFT #139 - Digi Image, Ribbon, Buttons
Shelly's Images - Text Me
Stampavie Challenge #161 - Blue and white

The Pile It On team members were given this lovely Chickadee digi stamp from Stamp-N-Doodle to play with. Their images are so beautiful...wait till you see what the DT came up with! Wow! I colorized the image in PhotoShop; the image is shaded so well that you really get a great mix of hues. I printed it on thick, textured Letterpress paper, which I used for teh card base as well.

I made the patterned paper by embossing Letterpress paper in my BigShot with a Sizzix Texture folder, and then using a baby wipe to color it with blue Tim Holtz distress ink.

I used a sentiment from the Clearly Beautiful Cardinal set by Prickly Pear, and stamped it in Memento blue. I picked up this Keepsake Shaker Box kit by Dimensional Scrapbooking/DASA Industries at Mom's church's rummage sale. I filled it with blue glitter I got somewhere.

I sewed the buttons onto the card with metallic thread. The button on the frame is glued on, but I did put thread through it first. I used three ribbons on this card; As the Beauty Queen said, I'd like to thank double-sided tape!

Have a great day, and be sure to Pile It On!


  1. Gorgeous - I love that embossed backing. FAB card :-) xxx

  2. Such a gorgeous creation that. Such lovely monotones and the bird image and buttons look so pretty. You are on a roll...



  3. Love this one too! love the bird in blue too! hugs me x

  4. Love this one too! love the bird in blue too! hugs me x

  5. Just BEAUTIFUL and I love how you finished the inside! Thanks so much for joining in our “TEXT” challenge at Shelly’s Images! I hope you’ll come back for more fun next challenge!
    Shelly’s Images DT

  6. That´s so very wonderfull! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

  7. lovely card and thanks for entering craft this week

  8. Gorgeous! Love the blues! Thanks for playing with us in the Dutch Care Card Challenge!
    Leslie, DT

  9. Love all the blue shades

    kitten - Shelly's team

  10. Lovely blue-bird-button card you have made.
    Thank you for joining our 'Buttons Galore' challenge at DDCC this time.
    Enjoy your evening.

  11. It's beautiful!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Dutch Dare card challenges!

  12. Such a sweet card!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.


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