Monday, February 21, 2011

What You Resist...


Did you notice I didn't use a charm? 
 PERSISTS!  Why do I even bother to try to resist candy?  I resisted the Cat's Pajamas challenge "to do something sweet" to make something and incorporate candy in it, so what happened.  I ended up with a giant Chunky candy bar. 
This is a matchbook card.  Ordinarily you'd make this the size of, well, duh, the size of a matchbook and you'd put one of the little square mints in it but not me, oh no, I had to use this stamp which was too large for a regular size matchbook so I had to find a candy that would fit.  So it's all Alma's (Alma, you can blame Julie)  fault that I just ate a huge hunk of candy.   I'd blame those rascally penguins but they're no where in sight.
here's the side view










There are a few other challenges that caught my interest, they involve making a masculine card (for those of you new to card making "masculine" is code for brown) and a real challenge to use a different fold.  I've started to get comfortable with easel cards so I needed to challenge myself to make something different and I remembered the matchbooks I'd seen on Splitcoast.  If you'd like to try one (may I suggest you try a normal sized one) you can find a tutorial on Splitcoast.


don't forget the inside
Here’s the deets:
Stamp – The Cat’s Pajamas “Birthday Bunny”

Ink – Memento Tuxedo Black

Paper – DCWV green cs; Best Occasion beige (two shades) cs; MFT Perfect Panel white cs; Stampin’ Up “Branbury” dp

Miscellaneous – copics; SU ice squares brads; Nesties scalloped square and Fleur de Lis; SU oval and scalloped oval punches

Here's the challenges"
The Cat's Pajamas TCPTUES146 - Do something sweet
Kaboodle Doodle #55 - Break Tradition use a new fold
Craft Your Passion #46 - Dude time doodles
Paper Sundaes #57 - Masculine colors - Navy, dark green, brown 
Secret Crafter #122 - Fancy Folds
One Stop Craft week 119 - Birthday card
If the Shoe Fits FF#67 - Happy Birthday
Crafty Catz #70 - One for the men
Tuesday Throwdown - incorporate a pocket (see the side view)

Thanks for visiting, I hope you'll come back again.

14 comments:

  1. Looks good! You've got a lot of creative talent! :) Blessings!

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  2. Very fun pocket card.Cute image. Thanks for sharing it with us at TT this week.

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  3. Love it! The image is adorable. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  4. what's up with the green bun?? I like it, but just wondered. great little card. You are right, it is the penguins fault. :)

    jenni

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  5. Great projects! Thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill

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  6. Wonderful project.Cute image and lovely colouring.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
    Lisa x

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  7. What a lovely creations and great fancy fold too
    thank you for sharing your work with us at the SCSC hugs Kate xx

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  8. So cute - love the bunny ears! A chunky bar is much better than a little mint!!!

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  9. ooooohhhhh...me too bout the candy thing...dang, why is it we have no willpower?..tsk tsk...great card and your use of greens is GREAT..love it!

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  10. lovely creation, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Craftycaz, x carol

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  11. So cute Chris! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!

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  12. love those ears! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

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  13. cute little project! Love the bunny image !
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

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  14. very nice ! thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. Good luck

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