Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Digi Stamp Freebie Challenge

Happy Wednesday My Bloggy Friends!

So I was blurfin the other day and I went to visit my friend Curt in Carmel and he is a member of the DT for "There's Magic In The Air" and every Monday they offer a freebie digi stamp. Well, this week's stamp really caught my eye and I had to have it, so when I went over to the site to grab it and saw the prize that was being given away.....well, I had to play along in hopes I might when that beautiful prize! So here's my card! Whatcha think?
Instead of coloring it like I normally would, I decided to do some paper piecing. I haven't done that in a very long time and I really love it and don't know why I don't try it more often. I printed the image three times, first on my card stock, second on the pink gingham and third on the green paper. I cut out only the flower top and the leaves and placed them on the base image.
I added a few rhinestones here and there and then stamped "i love you" (by Kim Hughes), added a bow and tah-dah.....a sweet little snippet card. BTW, a snippet card is the left overs I had of an 8 1/2 x 11 piece of paper after I cut out a 5 x 5 1/2 card. My snippet card measures 3 x 5 1/2...tall and skinny.
I hope you've enjoyed my card today, please join me tomorrow for a fun little card and some birthday wishes! *wink* HUGS!

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7 comments:

Michele said...

This is one of my favorites!

Sharon Caudle said...

LOVE it, DeeDee!!!! I LOVE how you paper pieced the flower and it looks amazing on the tall, skinny card! Fantastic take on the challenge my friend! YOU ROCKED IT!!! Love ya lots! hugs!

Penniannie said...

DeeDee

I love the card sooo cute, Pink is one of my fave colors. About the Pumpkin,I went to the used book store and found a book that was aprox as tall as I wanted my pumpkin and one that was fairly thick so it would be full, then just start folding all the pages in Half,yep keep going, your almost there, just a little further, whew! oh and make sure its a paperback, hope this clears it up for you, Thanks for stopping by and commenting.......

Hugs
Penny

Nina said...

DeeDee, this is soo stinkin cute! I LOVE the paper piecing and the paper that you chose, that bright pink is just so happy! And ya gotta love it when you use up the leftovers and it comes together so simple! Just simply beautiful! I am glad you stopped by, snagged and particapted over at TMITA! p.s. I also love how you photographed it with all the bottons at the bottom! :O)

Esther said...

Beautiful work! Love the paper piecing and the colors you chose! So very cute!

Nilla said...

How lovely isn't this! Love the piecing and the whole looks so sweet and elegant! Thanks for joining us at TMITA this week! Hugs Nilla

Curt in Carmel said...

Darlin, you rock girly girl!!! Your paper piecing is absolutely divine! What a very sweet card, and I'm so glad you played this week! You honor us! Best, your buddy Curt

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