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Hi! My name is Krissy, welcome to my blog. I have been an avid paper-crafter for many years, my addiction started with scrapbooking and has evolved to card-making. It all started when I realized that I had forgotten to buy a card for my nephew's birthday. Looking at my ever-expanding collection of scrapbook supplies, I thought I'd made a card for him. Since then, I've been hooked on card-making and my scrapbooks have been collecting dust. Someday I'll get back to them... I have two beautiful boys and a wonderful & supportive husband and I work at the Preschool at our church. When I'm not spending time with my family or making cards, I enjoy being active in our church. Life is good! Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoy your visit.

Take time to get inky today....

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Chipboard Challenge

It's Saturday again, and that means the Stampendous team is playing along with our monthly challenge again! This month we are playing with chipboard. There are SO many different ways to use it - paint it, distress it, emboss it, stamp on it, give it some texture......you get the idea!

I used a chipboard snowflake (two, actually) on my card.  I decided to emboss the snowflakes using my favorite Stampendous embossing powders.  The bottom snowflake is heat embossed with Blue Blaze EP and the top snowflake was embossed twice.  The first layer is Winter Wonderland EP and then on top of that I used Stardust EP.  I added a cute little silver snowflake brad to the center of the snowflakes.

recipe: Stampendous  Penguin WishesWinter Wonderland EPDetail White EPStardust EP; Martha Stewart Stars Border Punch; Sizzix Snowflake die; Michaels Silver Snowflake Brad; Prismacolor Pencils; Paper Pizzazz DP; Versamarker

Here's a list of the other team members who are playing along with this challenge.  Take a few moments to check out what they've created!
Lynn Mercurio - http://www.stamperosity.com/

Taylor Usry - http://taylorusry.blogspot.com/

Wendy Jordan - http://www.papertherapy-wendy.blogspot.com/

Suzanne Czosek - http://www.suzzstampingspot.blogspot.com/

Pam Hornschu - http://1pamperedstamper.blogspot.com/

OK, after you've taken a look at what everyone else has created using chipboard, then it's your turn!  Our challenge to you this month is to join us in using chipboard on your cards and projects. This month we are giving away a Cling Jumbo Songbird set to a random winner. You don't have to use a Stampendous image or products to play along, but we sure love it when you do! You have until Thursday, December 1 at 11:59 PM EST to add your link to the linky tool on the Stampendous blog, and we'll draw a random winner. You can enter as many times as you'd like.

OOH!  Before I forget...did you know Stampendous is offering FREE shipping on all orders $50 or over (to US/APO/FPO addresses)?! Use the promo code FREESHIP and stock up on some goodies!!  Be sure to check out the Present in a Pail for that special stamper on your holiday shopping list.  At just $29.95, it's a great deal - order 2 and you'll get free shipping with the above code.  WHAT A DEAL!!!!

Gotta skedaddle - hope you have a great day and that you'll take time to get inky today!  Thanks for stopping by!


Suzanne C said...

Love the christmas plaid! Lovely card! That penguin is too cute!

Taylor said...

this is darling!

Pam Hornschu said...

Krissy, this is great! Love how you mimicked your snowflake with the border down the edge!

Wendy said...

Great card Krissy!!! Love the snowflakes!!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet winter card. Love that image and the coloring. The layered snowflake is so pretty. :o)

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet winter card. Love that image and the coloring. The layered snowflake is so pretty. :o)

Sandy said...

Very cute and fun! I love the snowflakes down the side of the image and then the added ones at the top corner!

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