Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Outlawz Greeting Card Challenge Pop It Up!

Hello, I am a bit rushed to get this post done, so I will not be able to chit-chat. I promise I will make it up to those of you who actually read my blog. Or not. (That's my evil twin again. She's such a stinker.)

As a reminder, for the month of October, The Outlawz Greeting Card Challenges have three fantastic sponsors:


 Jackson's Digital Expressions - $12 worth of digital stamps


           
 Sweet 'N Sassy Stamps - 3 digis of winner's choice



Paper Temptress - 20 sheets of Cryogen paper



At our challenge this week we are celebrating National Popcorn Popping Month, (I didn't know there was such a thing!), and we want everyone to "pop it up". That means to use popcorn images, pop up cards with raised images, or make a pop-up card. I decided to pop up my layers with foam adhesive.

I chose a wonderful Jackson Digital Expressions image, "Around the Tree". I think it is just the sweetest, and I printed it on Cryogen CS. Love this sentiment with it by Paulette at Create with TLC, and it is printed on Cryogen CS also. I picked DP from My Mind's Eye Winter Wonderland collection, distressed it with my Zutter Distrezz-It-All, and inked it with Stampin' Up ink. The CS used for the rest of the card is from Stampin' Up.

I had fun making die cut embellishments with the following dies:  Spellbinders Labels 4 and Grand Labels 4, Cheery Lynn Christmas Lights Swag, and Memory Box Frostyville Wreath and Snowflake Corner. I do love die cuts, in case you hadn't noticed!  I added some bling with MS Birthstone Gem Stickers. My image got colored with Copics: C00, C1, C3, G19, YG61, YG63, YG67, YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97, R46, BG05, BG07, BG09, BG10, BG11, BG13, YR21, Y11, Y15, Y21, E000, E00, E11, E50, E53, E55. I accented the image with white gel pen and added Glossy Accents to the tree decorations.

OK, I am throwing the ball, so to speak, over to you. Now run with it and show us some fun "popped" cards, OK? Looking forward to them!


10 comments:

  1. Love your popped up card. Great image and of course you colored it beautifully. I do love your chit chat and I do read it most of the time. Great card as always. You do such beautiful work.

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  2. Definitely an eye-popper! I have this image and your beautiful card has made me want to use it :) Hope you're not too rushed for your next post - miss the chat!!

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  3. Best oldest sister BarbaraOctober 29, 2012 at 3:03 PM

    Another special card, I do love all the die cuts too, which reminds me to get more!! Your evil twin may not like the chat but I do!

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  4. Penny, Your card is beautiful. Love that Cherry Lynn Die. Great coloring.

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  5. really gorgeous card Penny
    hugs
    céline

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  6. That is one gorgeous image- beautifully colored, and I love the sparkle of the Cryogen White cardstock! The dies you used are great- love the die around the diecut too : )

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  7. Wow. This is really gorgeous, Penny. I love all of your filigree embellishments.
    Blessing hugs,
    Teresa

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  8. Penny,

    Your coloring is gorgeous...I envy you...and your evil twin! LOL! You have the most intricate dies, I love them and how you always position them slightly off the page. Too bad our challenge this week at JDE is altered art.

    Hugs,
    Kathi

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  9. You and your evil twin need to come and play with me and mine. We could have fun and they could make mischief. Just sayin'.

    I love this card. Beautiful coloring of that fabulous image. Great use of die cuts. Great design. Yeah. It's all great.

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  10. OK, my browser continues to be weird, so I don't know if that last post went through. Apologies if this is repetitive ... I love the design here; it's like color blocking but with patterned paper! And that stamp is great! What a cool Christmas image.

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Hugs, Penny