Tuesday, July 9, 2013

2013 Artisan Entry Blog Hop - Day 5

Welcome to our 2013 Artisan Entry Blog Hop. Even though our entries did not make the finalist cut, they represent our best work and we put our hearts and souls into our finished projects. I hope you like our showcase.

Happy Boot Day Card

My concept for this card was to create a fun birthday card, showing off watercoloring on crumb cake card stock and various ways to decorate the boots. I especially like how the creped filter paper mimicked fur on the pink boot. I also cut one side of the natural trim ribbon off and unraveled it to create a fringed look. This card was also a little larger than the regular 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" which is allowed within the rules of the contest.

Next up please visit the FABulous Joan Robertson at the Daily Stampede

2013 Artisan Blog Hop Entry Participants

1. Brenda Quintana 2. Joan Robertson 3. Lauri Ingram 4. Laura Mellinger
5. Kandi Phillips 6. Lisa Hensley 7. Anna Black 8. Pamela Staples
9. Tina Munzke 10. Cindy Major 11. Mary Haugen

Stampin’ Up Supplies

  • Stamp Set: Bootiful Occasions (W 131967, C 126597)
  • Card Stock/Paper: Early Espresso (119686), Crumb Cake(120953), Natural Composition DSP (126917),Creped Filter Paper (129393), First Edition DSP*
  • Ink: Versamark (102283); Island Indigo (126986), Melon Mambo (126948), Summer Starfruit (126991), Tempting Turquoise (126952), Neutrals Watercolor Wonder Crayons*
  • Tools: Heat Tool (129053), Big Shot (113439), Apothecary Accents Framelits (127003), Adorning Accents Edgelits (125595), Paper-Piercing Tool (126189), Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199), Simply Scored (122334), Borders Scoring Plate (126192), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309), Aqua Painter (103954)
  • Embellishments: Natural Trim Ribbon (129287), Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon*, Linen Thread (104199), Naturals Designer Buttons (127554), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Silver Mini Brads (122941), Black Embossing Powder (109133), Dazzling Details (124117)

    * product has retired

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    1. OOoooooh Brenda, I LOVE this card!!!!!! I must admit that this was one of the sets I considered using for my artisan entries. I love it and I know I will CASE your fabulous card. I haven't seen it used in this way. :-) Fantastic job!

    2. What an adorable card Brenda! I love all the detail. I love the faux fur too! Bootiful!

    3. This is super cute! Love how you used the edgelit to make the shape of this card.

    4. I love the cute boots and how you did the topper on this card. Very cute!!!

    5. I love this one. Using all four boots and the "fur" are such great ideas. TFS

    6. Oh my gosh, this is the cutest card made with that set ever! I love the interesting shape, wonderful colors and that fringed burlap is the perfect touch with the big button!

    7. What a great card!!! This is the best card I have seen made with this set!

    8. What a fun card! I immediately thought of a square dance :) Love the fringe you made.

    9. Sigh, THIS will be the card that pushes me over the edge to get this set, finally. So amazingly adorable. I am SO enjoying this hop - thanks so much to all of you!

    10. How cute is this! Love it! What a great use of this stamp set!

    11. Alright, finally back from vacation and able to post from my laptop...yes! :) I LOVE this card Brenda! The crepe paper idea is genius! I love the detail it gave the boots and it's so fun to see how you altered each one!

    12. Brenda - I absolutely love this card and everything you do! Thank you for being so generous with your talents, instructions and projects!! My downline LOVE them and I have replicated many. Again, thank you!!

    13. i love the rubber detail on the rain boots. so sweet. i would wear ANY of these cute boots!