Thursday, February 16, 2012

U R Sew Fun

I'm entering the following card in two challenges:

1) Challenge Me Monday #98 over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge blog
      Fun with Puns challenge

2) Cricut Cardz Challenge 102 over at the Cardz TV blog.
     A Stitch in Time  - make a project using real or faux stitching, any occasion, any cartridge, any color

Here's my card:



Close up


 Inside


My double "stitches" are done using the We R Sew Stamper tool.  (I'll be honest, I'm not having the best of luck with this tool.  I bet other people do great with it. I probably just am not using it right.)

I used the Nifty Fifties Cricut cartridge for the Sewing Machine,Dress, Dress Form and for the "UR Sew Fun" letters. 
Most of the papers I used are from my scraps. The background paper is DCWV. 
Ribbon is from my stash. 
I used Martha Stewart Lilac ink to ink the edges. 
I used my Marvy corner punch to round two of the edges. 
The "You are the Best" stamped sentiment is form My Creative Time's "My favorite sayings" set.
I used sandpaper to rough up the gray layers. 

I think that covers everything.

Thanks so much for looking.  Don't forget to leave me a comment. I love hearing your thoughts on the project. 



16 comments:

  1. What a pretty, fun card, Chris! Thanks so much for playing Cricut Cardz Challenge at Cardz TV!
    Hugs,
    Mary

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  2. So cute!! I love that dress cut and those colors are lovely!!
    I like my Sew Easy but I haven't used the Sew Stamper I hope you get the hang of it!! Thanks for Playing with us @ FCCB!!
    TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks a bunch for the encouragement Jennie. : )

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  3. This is very pretty, great job on your card, thanks for joining CCC!

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  4. Like your sewing theme card. Especially like the sparkle & the finished look to the inside of the card. Thanks for entering the Fantabulous Cricut Fun With Puns challenge.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    Guest Designer at Fantabulous Cricut

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    1. Thank you Melissa. : ) I'm happy to be participating. Hope to do it again.

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  5. You sew did a good job on this challenge. Love the dress and the colors. Great stitching. Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week.

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  6. I just love anything about sewing and this is great!!! thanks for joining us this week at FCCB.
    Charlotte

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    1. So glad you liked it Charlotte. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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  7. You did a fabulous job with this card. I am not sure what you're having issues with, I think the stitching looks great! Thanks for playing with us at Cricut Cardz Challenge at Cardz TV. Hope to see you back again soon :)

    michelle
    http://mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Michelle. I have trouble lining it up and it seems to blob the ink for me. :( I'll keep practicing. I'm sure you'll see me again for another challenge.

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