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9.21.2009

Salt-n-Pepper :: WCMD



Hey there! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. I sure did! I even squeezed in a bit of shopping. I'm still purchasing items for my studio, so I got some additions to my furniture at IKEA. It's coming along and I have not forgotten about sharing how it all turned out with you. I have a few more things to install and want to make sure it's exactly how I want it before the big reveal.

This weekend, I cleaned my studio and discovered many finds! How is it that you can actually go shopping in your own stash? I know, it's really a shame! Anyway, I came across this Cosmo Cricket Early Bird collection and remembered Moxie Fab World's Around the House Challenge that ends today. When I saw the S/P chipboard shakers, I knew I wanted to use them. I even considered the sentiment, "We go together like..." before finding one already in the collection! But, I was glad that I found it because that meant I did not have to word process it or stamp each letter to create that long sentiment! It is a vintage collection (in my opinion), so I inked it up a bit to create an aged effect. Guess what I did not do on this card? STAMP! I couldn't believe it either! :-)


On another note, Paper Crafts started the holiday, World Card Making Day (WCMD), a few years ago. It is coming up Saturday, October 3. If you have plans to include your WCMD activities on your blog, you can link your blog here, like I just did. Also, watch for a list of bloggers listed on the previous link for inspiration and a 25% coupon code to use off your entire purchase in Paper Crafts' online store! How's that for fun?!! You can buy all of your crafty friends something great for a reasonable price before the holiday rush! I have a coupon code for you to use. It is posted on the left sidebar and is available today through October 12.

Coupon Code: 4YGP-G8SP-GUMX

Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit! Enjoy your Monday and go shop on PC web site!

Card Instructions
  1. Trim aqua mist cardstock to an A2 card.
  2. Trim pattern papers and adhere to card front.
  3. Add stitching.
  4. Add lace trim and ribbon.
  5. Ink around all edges.
  6. Add chipboard to sentiment tag with foam adhesive.
  7. Adhere sentiment tag to card front at a diagonal with foam adhesive.
:: My Goodies {Salt-n-Pepper} ::
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - aqua mist
Ink: Papertrey Ink - chai
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket - early bird collection (ribbon sandwich + cherry pie)
Accessories: Cosmo Cricket - early bird collection (ready-set-chip) chipboard; Michaels - ribbon + lace trim; Janome Sew Mini; Thread
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

18 comments:

Janelle said...

So cute, Ashley. Looking forward to seeing your studio pictures one of these days!

sarahmartina said...

Great card Ash! I love how CC allows you to create cards with only scissors and adhesive. It really speaks to the FABNESS of their product! Lol...Have a great one!

Winter said...

So cute! Love the sentiment! :)

travelingmama said...

This is just way to cute! And how nice to have no stamping, though I have found that sometimes these take me longer because I fuss over them more! But that is probably just me! LOL! Hope you have a great Monday!

Ashley said...

This is sooooo cute Ashley! I love it! I need to go shopping in my stash to see what I can find too!

Deanna said...

Cngrats, I can't wait to participte!

Heather P. said...

This is soooo cute!

Heather in FL said...

So freakin' cute! I go shopping in my stash every once in a while. I find all sorts of goodies I forgot I had! :-)

Charlene Austin said...

Adorable! I have barely touched that collection so I might just copy yours to use it. Can you make more for me to copy?!! HEE!

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Great card Ashley! I am in love with the Early Bird stuff too! I just got the small format paper pad and I am having so much fun using it! Have a great week!

~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...

Too cute Ashley! I love CC products!

Ange Kelly said...

Fab card! I love the edge around the shakers...very cool!

Julie Martin said...

i can't help but to say this in the Forrest Gump voice! (lol...peas and carrots). Very cute card!!

Stamping Cafe said...

What a sweet card, love it!!

Rebekah Williams said...

So soft, so pretty. It's just so tough to beat Cosmo! Love the velvet ribbon--just adds that texture to seal the deal. Beautiful work.

Jessica said...

This card is so cute, Ashley!!!! I love the texture you added with the lace and velvet ribbon. It goes so well with the color scheme. Love it, love it :)

Cath said...

Hey Ashley! Thanks for entering the challenge! :)

~kelly marie~ said...

This card is so cute! I love those salt and pepper shakers!

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