Sunday, November 4, 2012

Happy 300th Birthday!

Today is the 300th Featured Stamper Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. I am so very happy to be one of the hostesses for that challenge and today I am honoring Jen Mitchell. She has such a classy gallery. I loved looking through all of her beautiful designs. The big button and burlap caught my eye in this card.

I turned the layout, kept the button and burlap, but changed colors and images. I stamped Cowboy Christmas (available at i {heart} papers) on Very Vanilla with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored in with Copic markers. The sentiment was stamped with a retired SU! ink that was one of my favorites: Blue Bayou. I cut it all out with Spellbinders Labels Four. I added some texture with a little aqua strip of cardstock, which I embossed with Lifestyle Craft's Zig Zag embossing folder. My burlap is Natural Jute Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
I hope you will come play along in the 300th FS Challenge this week~!

i {heart} papers is celebrating Black Friday every Friday in November with a sale each Friday-Sunday in November, with the culmination on Black Friday-Cyber Monday. Stay tuned each week!
Today's special: This week's special is all Gourmet Rubber Stamps & Market Street Stamps are 30% off!
Stamps: Cowboy Christmas by Flourishes 
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla (SU!), Textured Aqua and Wood Fence Brown DP (The Paper Studio) 
Ink: Blue Bayou (sentiment), Memento Tuxedo Black, Ladybug Red Memento Marker, Copic Markers E33, E35, E37, YR21, C3, C5, BG72, YG63, YG67, G14, G94 
Accessories: burlap ribbon (Really Reasonable Ribbon), buttons (WM and Dress It Up), string, Spellbinders Label Four die, Lifetsyle Crafts embossing folder (available at IHP) 

Other challenges for this card: 
Scrapper`s Delights Paper Crafts - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - November Wrap up warm for winter, optional to use string, fibers or twine
Totally Gorjuss - Anything goes with a button
The Squirrel & the Fox - Flowers, Hats or Horses    
Allsorts - For Men Only 
The Crafty Pad - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Traditional Christmas


  1. Such a fun Christmas card! Love the cowboy look. Different.

  2. Fabulous christmas card so different. Caroline xxx

  3. Great card Judy. Love that button and the natural jute ribbon. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

  4. fabulous card - really love the image and that mesh material is fabulous! thanks for joining our anything goes challenge at the crafty pad and good luck xx

  5. This is fantastic that hat :) Thanks for joining our Horses, Hats or Flowers challenge at The Squirrel & The Fox

  6. What a great image Judy and the embellishing really complements the feel of your card.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge this week and Stamping Sensations this month, although I'm afraid you have if combined more challenges than our rules permit on the latter.

    B x

  7. What a fantastic Christmas card! Love the no traditional image! Lovely to see you playing along with us @ The Crafty Pad this week :) P.S. I have Santa’s Candy on my blog !

  8. this is a wonderful creation Judy! Thank you so much for entering it in our challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck!

  9. Beautiful card , I love the colours

    thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations this month



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