Sunday, June 17, 2012

Chalk-Ah-Lot challenge #12


This week at Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe our challenge is Red, White and Blue. 

*You must use powdered chalks by Stamp N Plus*

For my card I used a combination of red chalks and paint to create the colored background on my label that my sentiment is on. 
If you take a bit (the size of a pinky nail) and mix it with paint or Elmer's glue or Mod Podge or Glossy Accents or Liquid Pearls you get a medium in which you can paint onto your paper. It makes for a great background and once it dries you can easily stamp on it. I use Stampin Up, Close to my Heart and Memento Inks ink pads when stamping on a chalked surface.

For other tips on how to use powdered chalk check out the website HERE

My star stamps are by Stamp N Plus (S973 and S880)
star brads by Eyelet Outlet
Ink by Close to my Heart and Stampin Up
label by Martha Stewart
die cut by Spellbinders
card base by Michael's

Thanks for looking.


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11 comments:

  1. Love the shape of this card and the stars are gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Just Us Girls!

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  2. Yeahhhhh! THIS is sooooo cute! Festive! Firework, worthy! Great job! Thanks for sharing your work with Just Us Girls!

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  3. What a lovely card. I like the shape you've cut and the stars are fab. Thanks for entering the challenge with Sarah Hurley.

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  4. Oh I like that shaped edge! Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

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  5. oh what a lovely creation just perfect for our Red, White and Blue theme this week, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge look forward to seeing your lovely work next week too
    Hugs Kate xx
    SCSC DT :)

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  6. thats lovely, what a great piece, thanks for playin with us at craftymess

    hugs
    judie xx

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  7. Fab card, clever idea.. Anyone receiving this would be thrilled. Thanks for playing with us at Craftymess.
    x Jet

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  8. Love the shaped front and colour combination . Thanks for sharing on Craftymess Challenge blog .

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  9. Very pretty creation , love the colours

    Thanks for joining us At secret crafter Saturday challenge and good luck!

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  10. great work good luck over at craftymess x

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  11. Thank you for joining in the challenge over at crafymess challenge blog http://craftymesschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/

    Veautifully simple. Love it.

    Hope to see you joining in future challenges at craftymess.

    Lisa xxxx

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