Monday, October 16, 2017

Some More Challenges

I am trying to involve myself more in challenges - 1, it challenges me, and 2, I get to use other companies stuff that is collecting dust in my stamp room! ;)

So, for today, I am joining in at CAS Mix Up October Challenge; layering stencils.

For my card, I used a Heidi Swapp stencil that I have (had like forever!)  I covered this stencil, with a stencil that Loll gave me over a year ago [probably 2, as fast as time goes], to do the layering stencil technique. I then used stitched rectangles dies for my framework.  I like the way that this card stays CAS, but has a little pop with the framing.  Still qualifies for the challenge too!
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I went on to create a very easy card for a new to me challenge; If You Give a Crafter a Cookie #79; photo inspiration, along with the October Craft Stamper Magazine Take It, Make It; anything goes.

Let's start with the fun cookie photo;

And, my card:
I was inspired by the colors, and the spider.  I stamped the background dots with PTI Polka Dots Basic 2, and, the web and spider are stickers I had.  A fun card, that was so easy to make :).

That's it for my Monday -- thanks challenges - it was fun!


Thanks for stopping by~

11 comments:

Verna Angerhofer said...

I absolutely love your gorgeous cards. You always make such bright and cheery designs.

Sheila H said...

Great cards - I especially like the spider card.

Lisa Elton said...

Wow is that heart beautifully done!! And I'm smitten with the orange polka dots even if there is a big ol' spider dangling on them!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Great job with the stencils! I may have to get mine out and use them more!

Loll said...

Love the bright colours you've used for your layered stenciling of heart and leaves, Vicki! And I love the white happy with the black outline ... really pops. Great design, my friend. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Bonnie said...

I love the leaf pattern on your pretty stenciled heart, Vicki! The stitched frames are a great addition! The Halloween card is so fun! Love it! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

Julia Aston said...

Two great designs Vicki! Love your heart and foliage stencil layering ! Thanks for joining us in the CAS Mix Up ! Julia xx

nancy littrell said...

Wonderfully creative Layered Stenciling heart and leaves main image, Vicki. Your stitched framing adds such a nice CAS finished touch. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

Super cool cards !!

Deanne Saunders said...

Awesome!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! *If this comment is late I apologize! I’m having major issues lately trying to leave comments due to the stupid ROBOT silliness!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

cghundley said...

Wonderful layering
on the first card
and the background
is fun with the
spider card.
Carla from Utah

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