Thursday, April 26, 2012

Pin it!

It really is true that art is its own reward; of course, it's also true that an award is a reward! So having my oh-so-fun-to-make Bag O Chips card featured at Fresh Brewed Designs (FBD) was especially thrilling. Oh, and I won 3 FBD images to boot, and as they say, a prize is a great reward!

I knew immediately that I wanted one of FBD's oh-so-hip "Pin It" digis! I only joined Pinterest a couple of days ago, and I'm already hooked ... which is why I waited so long to join! I'm pinning this card; if you'd like, follow me and I'll follow you back.

Here's my homage to all things Pin-worthy: seen on a phone! If you're super detail-oriented, you'll notice that the background is actually a screen shot of my Great Ideas board as it appears on my computer not my phone, but that was easier to grab & work with.The final card size is 4 x 6.75 inches.

This is a true "hybrid" card: I designed the background & sentiment in Adobe InDesign, then colored the image with Copics and popped-up the pin & woman with foam tape. The tiny tag is an idea from One Lucky Day that I saw on ... you guessed it, Pinterest! So easy yet elegant; plus, it's a great way to use up scrap ribbon & stash brads. I added some adhesive pearls, and outlined the image circle with a glitter pen.

Speaking of art being its own reward, I hope you've already heard of the fun new challenge blog Just Keep on Creating. The founder, Susan, is a talented & generous blogger and I just love her challenge concept. Their first Anything Goes challenge runs until April 30, so be sure to link up & check out the beautiful projects.

Also be sure to check out the weekly and monthly challenge at Fresh Brewed Designs; a great opportunity to use those cute digis!

Thank you for visiting!


  1. CG this is just awesome, I love it. Have to admit I haven't got into pinterest as yet, I don't think I want to as I will be totally hooked and I don't need any ore obsessions at the moment :) :)

    Thanks so much for what you have said about my challenge blog as well. I really appreciate it.

    I hope you will continue to play along at Anything goes, Just keep on creating :)

  2. How creative! I love your modern/hip card!

    Thank you for participating in the Craft Us Crazy Challenge!

  3. I truly wish I had seen this sooner. I wish I had eyes all over so I could see all of the fantastic FBD creations out there. sigh. I am so happy that I stumbled upon this one at pinterest. What an ADORABLE creation. It made me smile! (and I pinned it to my own board :))
    So happy you enjoyed creating with your FBD digis!
    Big smiles,


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