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Sunday, November 20, 2011

:: Birthday Sundaes Challenge #36: Use Old/Neglected Stash! ::


I think we cardmakers/scrappers can all agree that we ALL have neglected items somewhere hiding in our crafty arsenals!  I am sooo guilty for purchasing items and then not using them for one reason or another, so they sit waiting for a card or project to be applied too!  Can you relate? S:o)

This week, Karen's Doodles is kindly sponsoring this week's Birthday Sundaes challenge!


I loved creating this week's challenge using 'Fairy Princess'.  I used some old white cardstock for my base, some green Hero Arts rhinestones, Staz-On black ink, an old doily from my doily stash spritzed with some Tattered Angels Pearlized White spray, and some pink twill ribbon.  On the Princess' wings, I also used some Crystal Snow glitter, but unfortunately my camera (or my camera skills!) didn't pick up this little detail.


Other supplies I used are from Echo Park's 'Happy Day' 6x6 paper collection (pink check background), Xpress It Blending Paper, Hero Arts sentiment stamp, Ranger Stickles (yellow and stardust), Copics (hardly ever neglected!) and of course, my old, yet faithful Liquid Pearls! :)

As you can see this week's challenge is all about using what you already have!

This week, Mary is our guest designer!  She used all three digitals to create three fabulous cards!  Why not check them out?  You can also visit her at My Stampin' Hideaway.

So, here's your chance to create a card or project with some older products that you haven't used in a while or at all and tell us about it!  Submit it to Birthday Sundaes and you have the chance to win 3 digis of your choice from Karen's Doodles!  How cool is that? 

Just remember to add a birthday greeting/sentiment on the front of the card and to submit that card to no more than 6 challenges (including Birthday Sundaes!)

Thanks for dropping by!

11 comments:

Nita said...

As always Samantha, you have created something spectacular. Sometimes, when I see your Copic creations, I wanna be you, just for a little while - just until I create something this fabulous too. :) I love that checkered pink and white paper, and all that sparkle just makes me smile. Beautiful card! :)
Nita
www.niftynitanotes.blogspot.com

Maribel said...

You and your liquid pearls amaze me! I will have to keep practicing day and night to be able to apply them as evenly as you:) Gorgeous work! I am trying out some of the photography tips you gave a couple of months ago. I love how your creations turn out, the pictures always capture the beauty of your work.

jo (http://joboogie.typepad.com) said...

So pretty! Love what you did with the liquid pearls!

Kimberly said...

SO pretty!!! I love how you used the doily and the ribbon! Your card design is so pretty!! :)

Tracy said...

Your card is so adorable.
That image is so cute. And your colouring skillz....stunning :)
I am soooo guilty of saving my supplies. I just got back from a shopping weekend ;) So even more supplies, lol.
I even purchased some liquid pearls from seeing your cards ;)

Simone said...

Aww this is so adorable! I love that cute little fairy! Your colouring is sooo amazing! Such a gogeous card Samantha! :)

DIANA L. said...

This is just adorable . I love your bling and the doily around the princess is so sweet.
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

ChatterScene.com said...

Adorable! Love it!

Tracey said...

Soooooooooo pretty! Love the doily, and the princess is just so cute:) Your colouring is just perfect!

My Beautiful World said...

Wow what beautiful cards you have made, you have such a lovely blog so glad I found you love finding new friends on blogger I'm now following, if you find a spare minute hope you come and visit me and follow back if you like nice to keep in touch. I hope you have a wonderful day.

Always Wendy

Sheryl Brown said...

I LOVE this card too Samantha! Such talent - and a cute image too! :) Gorgeous use of colour theory here!

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