Sunday, June 3, 2012

Use a Digi Challenge at OSAAT

It's time for another fun challenge at One Stitch at a Time, and this week we have an easy theme for you: "Use a Digi". If you're like me, you have a computer full of digi stamps but you always need more!

Each month, the StitchyBear Store Artists put one of their lovely images into a big store-wide collaboration (Collab) set. The Collab set is available all month, and is free with a $12 purchase. This image, Birthday Star by Hope Jacare Doodles, is included in June's Collab set. You know you want it!

I made a simple and bright Birthday card inspired {PIN}spirational Challenge #9. I printed the digi stamp onto 2 shades of yellow paper, cut out the stars and pieced them onto the base, and then added some color and detail with glitter pens. The die-cut star is also dry-embossed, using the Pot Pourri Becky Fleck/Spellbinders set. I added the color with the same glitter pens.

The ribbon is a die cut, but is also ribbon! I was inspired by Andrea Amu's fabric-cutting tutorial on Core'dinations' blog, and used some May Arts white "crushed silk" ribbon and white cardstock for this. It took me a little while to trim the excess threads, but it was worth it.

The glittered-stars paper is actually handmade; I used some small wooden shapes, glued to an old wine bottle cork, to stamp & heat-emboss the stars using Stampendous's Kaleidoscope glitter powder. 

I found this cool stamping idea on Pinterest (via Die-Dolo), and it's as simple as the instructions make it look on Hand Made Kultur!

Just for fun, I used a couple of cork stickers on the card. I heat-embossed on these as well, but the one on the right also has wooden stars adhered to it.

Hope you'll join us at One Stitch at a Time for our "Use a Digi" challenge. We have two prizes up for grabs this week! For entries using a StitchyBear Store product (be sure to add a # after your name when entering), your could win a prize from our sponsor Crimson Cloud, or this month's StitchyBear Collab (left). You're welcome to enter the challenge using different products, but will instead be entered into the draw to win a $3 coupon to StitchyBear. Can't wait to see your projects!
Sassy Cheryl's Challenge #117
Aud Sentiments Challenge 55: Any Sentiment
Cooking It Up With Katie #96: Celebrate with Ribbon & a Die Cut!
{PIN}spirational Challenge #9: Photo Inspiration

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  1. Oh, so vibrant & fun! What a creative way to add cork & wood to your creation - Very inspiring :)

    I am oh, so glad that you shared this with us at {PIN}spirational Challenges - Thank you!

    Lots of joy!

    PS - I would love to see you join us at Tuesday Alchemy as well!

  2. Some great ideas here, thanks. I love your quilling card below. Hazel x

  3. Oh, this is simply DARLING! Love, love, love it! Such fabulous details.
    Thanks for playing in the Sassy Sketch challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's. Good luck in the drawing.

  4. Love your card!!!! Cool!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}spirational Challenge this week!!!! Be sure to become a follower and come back again next Tuesday!!


  5. I love these vibrant colors and fun stars!
    what a great card!
    Thanks for joining us for the Sassy Cheryl sketch challenge this week.

  6. Terrific embellishments on your card! So happy you joined us this week at {PIN}spirational Challenges!

  7. Love all the yellow on this wonderful card!!! Oh, and those stars, too! So very pretty!!!
    Thanks for joining us at {Pin}spirational Challenges.

  8. I really like the bright yellow, definitely goes with the image on the Pinspirational Challenge blog! Thanks for sharing this with us!

    - Mel xx


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