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Monday, November 24, 2008

DRS Challenge #9

Today starts a new biweekly challenge over at DRS designs. The challenge was to use one of the awesome postage stamp images as the main image. This was an exercise in thinking outside the box because when you first view these stamps you might not realize how versatile they are. I have to admit that I first only thought of them for my envelope art but what an awesome way to coordinate your card and envelope. Have a look:

I started by creating my bg paper using the snowflake bg stamp, an essential glue pad and glitter. I stamped my snowman image and colored it with copics. I accented the snowman with a spica glitter pen and painted shimmerz on the snow. I stamped my sentiment in the middle of the frame. I did pop the snowman up with pop dots for dimension. I also sponged the image while in the nestability die.

Here are a couple more views:

stamps- DRS designs F686, H015, A277
CS- pearlescent blue CS, white, prism blue CS
accessories- glitter, essential glue pad, ribbon, rhinestones, marvy scallop corner punch, square nesties, paper piercer, angel wings shimmerz, spica glitter pen, copics, martha stewart snowflake punch

You can see all the great envelope art stamps on the DRS website and be sure to check out the other DT members challenge cards for some inspiration over on the DRS designs blog and check out the details if you would like to play along with us.


Sweet N Sassy Stamps- ME!- remember to comment on THIS post if you have not already done so. Christi also has candy to give away. Enter both through Fri Nov. 28th.

Debbie- has some awesome candy for you, enter though the 26th.

Thanks for stopping by!


Tracey said...

Such a pretty card. Love all the glitter!

Maria Matter said...

Janette, this is gorgeous! I saw it over on the DRS site and knew I had to pop over and tell you how stunning it is! I subscribe, so I see your creations daily but sorry to say I don't always take the time to comment. So I just wanted you to know
I so enjoy your style of cardmaking...God has blessed you with a lovely gift of creativity! Thank you for sharing it with us!
Blessings, Maria

Dawn said...

This is another stunner, Janette! Love the layout and the glitter. Awesome job.

Christi said...

This is beautiful Janette!! I love all the glitz!

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

Just so lovely and sparkly!! Very cute! Hugs,

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

So darling - I love all the sparkle...isn't that SHimmerz just addictive?!
hugs, Jami

Oma said...

I love this card!

Kim's Life said...

Very Beautiful!!! Thanks for Sharing!!!

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Wonderful! Love all the sparkle!

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