Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Top Tip Tuesday Stars 'n Stripes Challenge

Hello and welcome here! It's time for another Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, yay, this time the Challenge is Independence Day or Stars 'n Stripes. And as you can see from my creation, I used stars and stripes, but not in the typical colours you probably imagined. Over at TTT  you'll find some great Tips from the DT, so be sure to pop by and check them out...plus you'll find more inspiration for the Challenge.

Challenge - Independence Day or Stars 'n Stripes
Tips - from the DT

Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"
 I used this super cute image from Bugaboo called Theodore - Birthday Sign.  I love images that can be used for a guy or girl...I chose guy colours this time around.


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Don't forget the challenge runs for 2 weeks
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Crimson Cloud - 3 packs of die cuts
 

Bugaboo Stamps - 7 digi images of your choice
 

 I left the image a little darker so that you could see the shine and sparkle.  I used aluminum duct tape and a star punch for the corner stars (found at the local hardware store, I peeled the backing off and stuck it to cardstock before punching), and stickles for the stars along the edge of the image. I finished it off with an arrow paper clip that I found at Office Depot.

Recipe: Digital SS-Bugaboo Theodore - Birthday Sign, CTMH PP-Stardust, CTMH CS-White Daisy & Moonstruck,  Spellbinders-Labels 23 & Standard Circles Sm., Fiskars Star Punch, Aluminum Duct Tape, Gold Ice Stickles, Arrow Paperclip, Foam Squares, Copics.

Copics Used:
Happy - B21, B23, B26, 0
Gift - G40, G82, R27, 0
Bear - E34, E35, E53, R30, R32
Hat - G40, G82, Y15
Ladybug - R27, 100, W5
Balloons - B21
Background - YR30

TIP - Use your Copic Colourless Blender to make your own designs.  I added polka dots to the little present. Or you can make stripes and plaids using the chisel tip and a ruler.

Thanks for stopping by!
Deneen

2 comments:

Samantha said...

Oh fabulous card Deneen LOVE the colours, your Word Happy the colour is awesome!! and also that cute Arrow clip, hugs me xx

Alyce said...

Deneen this is so cute! Love the stars down the side and the adorable image :)

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