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Sunday, January 11, 2009

High Hopes challenge 13 and a new POTM too

Happy Lord's day Sunday to you all!! Today the sun is shining here in Buffalo and even though the temperature is cold it just really uplifts my spirits with the bright sunshine. Today I have 2 projects featuring high hopes stamps that I would like to share with you.

First is my card for this week's challenge which is brought to us by the "head diva" the talented Kim Reid. The challenge was to use dry embossing on your card. I was really pleased because one of my favorite tools to use is my cuttlebug with the embossing folders. Today I used the birthday folder on my card for the bg.

I colored my image with copics and accented it with a white gel pen and some stickles. I used the sketch on SCS this week for my layout and Gavin is cut out as is the balloon which is also on a pop dot. I used brads and ribbon as my embellishments.

stamps- high hopes Gavin the givin dragon, PTI sentiment
CS- jersey shore dp, bashful blue, white, brilliant blue
accessories- stardust stickles, pop dots, orange brads, blue grosgrain, copics (G21, G94, B21, B23, B24, R20, prisma- yellow ochre, poppy red, orange)

Would you like to win some high hopes stamps? You would- great!! A random winner will be drawn from all the participants in this week's challenge to receive some free stamps. You can see the deets on how you can enter and what the prize stamps are HERE

Every month high hopes offers a collection of around 3-4 coordinating images and offers them at a 25% discount- this is known as the project of the month (POTM). I created a cute little tooth fairy box for my middle daughter who has her first loose tooth using the January POTM.

I colored my angel with copics and accented the wings with angel wings shimmerz of course! I also used some stickles on the stars and rhinestones for the wand and wings. I cut my fairy out and curled up her wings just a little. She was placed on top of my labels one nestabilies which was sponged white in the die. I created a glitter frame by using some strong red line sticky tape around the border in which I used glitter on top of. The box measures approx 4"X4" and I used this tutorial to create it.

inside of box

another view

stamps- high hopes January POTM (candi the tooth fairy, floss, toothbrush, tooth)
CS- brilliant blue, bashful blue, white
accessories- labels one nestabilities, red line tape, rhinestones, angel wings shimmerz, stardust stickles, blue grosgrain ribbon, copics (B21, B23, B24, E31, E33, E00, R20, deco yellow prismamarker)

This set is not only good for tooth fairy cards but also goes great with the I believe in angels sentiment too. Be sure to check out more info on pricing and to see some more awesome examples from the other divas HERE.

Have a wonderful day!


Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Hi Janette, I just love your Gavin card and so beautifully coloured, bright and fun! Love the embossed background. Your tooth fairy box is so gorgeous and will be making mine this week for my little one. Big Hugs, Nikki x

Tracey said...

Absolutely gorgeous projects Janette!!

Ila said...

Your card is So Fabulous!! I love how you colored Gavin and the embossing is Wonderful!!
I love the tooth fairy box too...the coloring again is Gorgeous!!...I distress my papers using an open little honey bee scissors I bought from walmart....I find it works just great for me fast...I have distressing tools ...but find I have more control with the scissors.... Hugs, Ila

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

Gorgeous birthday card and amazing tooth fairy box! Love them both!