yourself? To either accomplish something or to ramp up your game?
- "I will finish two scrapbook pages before I buy another piece of patterned paper"
- OR "I won't use lime green on any card I send out this month"
HEE-HEE...now why those are double-dog dares I would never personally make, you see what I'm talking about.
Well, Amber, one of the members of the Scrapy Land Design Team, decided to double-dog dare herself in order to purge some of her Coredinations cardstock stash. What a great idea!
Here are the three cards she whipped up. She used relatively few supplies, and in a pretty short period of time...
With a black card base, she cut strips of Coredinations paper 4" wide, and simply tore the bottom edges of each strip. Then she just glued the purple one down first, aligning the left and right edges, and she could control how much of each color showed. She also created a frame using her Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 1 to create a place holder for her stamped transparency. What a great way to get a sentiment on a bright and colorful card!
For this cute card, Amber tore the edge of her brown Coredination card base. I love how it looks like grass! She stamped her sentiment on a fish-tail cut strip, and glued it down. Another strip of cardstock scrap got wrapped in Bakers Twine - what a fun idea for a stem! Using a variety of scraps of cardstock, from several different collections, Amber then created the rest of her card front. She die-cut the Spellbinders Nestabilities Dahlia for the flower itself, and added a die-cut leaf. She just went around the flower and finger-pinched the petals, to add a little bit of dimension. How cute!
For her final card in her Coredinations create-a-thon...
Amber used just the tools she has attached to her hands! She tore some circles from the Coredinations paper, and them crumpled and wrinkled and frayed them. Each layer then got a spritz of Glimmer Mist. When they were dry, they were stack up and attached with a stitch through a button. No dies, no tools, nothing major - just paper and hands...and a bit of bling! I love it!
So what do you feel like double-dog daring yourself to try?? Can you make 2 scrapbook pages without cutting into any 12x12 piece of paper? Can you make 4 cards from only one sheet of patterned paper and one sheet of cardstock? Can you use one die-cut font on a page, a card and a decor piece? I love challenges - and might be issuing one or two in the upcoming weeks!
Thanks for the great inspiration Amber! If you have any Corediations questions for her, or want to leave her some love...she'd love it if you'd leave a comment below!