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Monday, March 2, 2009

Sweet N Sassy Monday DT challenge

Hi there! Did you get a chance to check out the SNSS store to see the 5 new fabulous sets that were released on Friday night. If not, then be sure to go and take a peek at them. You won't be disappointed!

I am the hostess of the challenge this week on the SNSS blog. This week's challenge was suggested to me by another DT member and I thought why not since it is not something I typically do? The challenge is to create an ATC (artist trading card). ATCs are generally around 2 1/2" X 3 1/2" but that is just a guide. I generally don't make them so I figured that this week's challenge would be a great way to get me to work outside my comfort zone which is one of the purposes of a challenge right? I also decided to turn my ATC into a card because I was afraid if I did not do it right away then I would never get to it LOL. Take a peek:

Here is the full card

I paper pieced my colored snowman onto my kraft layer which I sponged with white using my oval nestabilies as a stencil and stamped with snowflakes. I added brads to the snowman for his buttons. I then sewed it onto my mattes, added the ribbon adhering to the back with glue dots and attached to the card base with pop dots. I scored 2 lines to frame my sentiment and accented with paper piercing.

stamps- SNSS primitive Christmas and Snow Friends (sentiment and snowflakes)
CS- kraft, white, Red
accessories- stitched ribbon, copics, sewing machine, oval nesties, black brads, pop dots, copics

Be sure to check out what the other Sr. DT ladies created for some more inspiration!

Chris Dickinson
Courtney Fowler
Sandy Domelle

Remember that there are also 3 release party challenges posted in the sweet n sassy forum and a random participant from each of the 3 challenges will get to pick their choice of one of the 5 newly released sets for March. How cool is that? You can check out the details of the challenges and see how you can play along HERE.

Thanks for visiting!


Tracey said...

Love this snowman Janette! Looks great on the Kraft background!

Chrissy D said...

This is ADORABLE! Now I need to work on the MOJO sketch today!