What’s on your desk? Pt. 4

It’s the VERY LAST Tuesday of the Month! The Challenge, if you choose to accept it,  is to stamp ONE card. Then, from what you have left on your desk, create 2 more cards.

TCPTuesdayI must say. I realized that used a lot of paper and “stuff” when I created a card. But, I never realized HOW much “stuff” I cut and snipped and stamped, just to get the “perfect card”. I am almost embarrassed to say that I had enough “stuff” on my desk after making the first card, that I had enough to make 6 more cards.

CelebrateIt started innocently enough, with this card I created for my favorite football fan using the Go! Fight! Win! stamp set, the Framed Up and Dots CutUps and the Celebration Toppers. His team is the Calgary Stampeders, so I used their colors. I wanted a masculine card so instead of sewing in the clouds, I drew in Xs and Os and so it was sort of like a play diagram. This one was a hard one for me. I had to put it down a couple of times and really think about it. So, while I was “chewing” on this one, I make this one.

2ndThis one was sooooo simple. I pulled out the Simply Holiday set, and layered the sentiments up. Used white pigment ink for a soft chalky look. Those banners are something you will see a lot of. They are the perfect way to use each little scrap. I hid the top of the banners with a bit of Cranberry Seam Binding.

ChalkovalHere is number three in the picture above. I used the Framed Up CutUps and the Holiday Toppers on top of that. It’s a perfect background for the sax playing Snowman from Let the Flakes Fly. And, to pull it all together, the oval from Vintage Holiday done in chalkboard style.

Those are three of the seven cards I created for this challenge. Come back tomorrow and see the other FOUR.

TCP Tuesday November PJ1 _Nancy 11-12-13In the meantime, check out these cards from Nancy. She posted them earlier this month, but I thought that they deserved a bit of highlight love from me. They are AMAZINGLY beautiful, don’t you think? She used the Vintage Holiday stamp set as her main set. So very pretty. You must go to her website and take a peek.

Now get stamping and DON’T clean off your desk. Let’s see what you can do.

Here are the Deets.

  1. The First Tuesday of the Month I will post a challenge on this blog. That’s right! Here!
    The challenge will also be posted on our Splitcoaststampers forum and on our Facebook page
  2. If you want to play along you just upload your design right here on this page using the InLinkz button. (The challenge button will be posted on the right hand column of this blog so you don’t have to search around)
    If you want to display your pretties on Splitcoaststampers using keyword TCPTUESNov13. But, only entries uploaded to the Inlinkz button will be considered for Swanky Stamper
  3. The Challenge will be a month-long challenge and you can play as many times as you like during that month.
  4. Cards and projects must have at least one Cat’s Pajamas Stamp or CutUps die in the project.
  5. On the First Monday of the Month a winner will be chosen from the previous challenge and crowned Swanky Stamper.
  6. The Swanky Stamper will not only be acknowledged as the Swankiest Stamper for that month, but will also receive some of the stamps from our next release and get to play along with us at our Pajamas Party and Blog Hop. AND… They’ll even get a special spot in the Gallery highlighting the project that won them the gig AND as snazzy badge to display on their blog.
  7. The winner will be announced the First Monday of the month on Splitcoaststampers, Facebook page and this Blog