TSG28: Chipboard

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Good Morning!

This week's challenge for There She Goes is to use chipboard on our cards. Now this is a real challenge for me because all of the chipboard I own was bought for my scrapbooking and I very rarely use it on a card!

So I dug through my small stash and found something that would work for a winter/Christmas theme. I think snowflakes qualify don't you?!

If I must tell the truth though, this isn't a piece of chipboard. It's actually a thin piece of wood. I found it at Michaels in the wood section. It's so thin it could pass for chipboard! I sponged the edges with Tea Dye and Vintage Photo Distress Inks and covered it with some of Martha Stewart's Mica Flake Glitter by applying a layer of UTEE on it first and while it's still hot, I sprinkle the mica glitter over it. Then I stamped out a sentiment from the recently released Home Sweet Home Holiday Additions set and cut it out with the Spellbinders Labels 4 nestibilities. Then, using this week's Friday Sketchers layout, I adhered the sentiment to the snowflake, and then the snowflake to the card base, which I created using some of that yummy Cosmo Cricket Holly by Golly paper.

Now it's your turn! Create a card using some chipboard, and leave a link to it on Monday's TSG Challenge post and you're then the draw for a chance to win a $5 gift certificate to use in the TSG store! Nice no?! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I really appreciate it!


Supplies
Stamps: There She Goes 'HSH Holiday Additions'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Vintage Photo'
Papers: Bazzil Basics, PP - Cosmo Cricket 'Holly By Jolly'
Access: Wooden Snowflake, Ribbon, Spellb inders Labels Four Nestibilities, Martha Stewarts Mica Flake Glitter, Dimensionals, Sponges

15 Comments:

~amy~ said...

Sandra, this is ultra-gorgeous!!! I love what you've done with that magnificent snowflake!!

Wendy said...

ACK!!! This is amazing! You know what your doing with chipboard!

FresaBonita said...

This is so beautiful..!!
That snowflake is super..! :)

Mary(OhioMary) said...

This is soooo elegant looking! You really know how to shine in every style of card making. A sign of a true Artist.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

SO sparkly and fabulous Sandra!! LOVE this!!

Jacilynn said...

Gorgeous! Love the soft colors.
x

Dina said...

This is beautiful! I love the colors and the giant snowflake, so preatty!

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!! LOVE that flake on the soft, muted colors!! WOW!!

Lelia said...

This is just gorgeous, Sandra! Love everything about it! I'm a snowflake freak! :O)

Hugs,
Lelia

Danni said...

Gorgeous!!

Heather P. said...

Wow! What a beautiful card, Sandra! :)

WickedPixie said...

Beautiful!! It took me a minute to realize that was the Cosmo Cricket paper (which I love) because you made it so elegant!! I quite buying chipboard when I realized I could cut an image with my Circut several times (or sizzix) and layer them for that same depth! One less thing to want!! :-)Traci

Cassie said...

goodness.
that.snowflake.is.gorgeous!!!!

Michelle said...

what a great layout! chipboard has always scared me but I think you inspired me!

There She Goes Clear Stamps said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Sandra!!

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