1.25.2021

Stamping Sisters Mini Card Camp ~ Mini Strips!

 

Hi friends!

Today's post is Day 1 of 4 days of mini winter card camp ~

a spin off of our summer card camp!

Since we couldn't be together last year for real camp,

it became a virtual camp where each of us hostessed a challenge.




Flash forward to 2021,

and it's winter EVERYWHERE but here in Miami,

so I get to dream of snow and pretend I'm wearing Bernie's mittens :)




Today's forecast:  

Barb gave us a card challenge to complete today

and it's one that was fun but detailed and I was squinting through half 

of it - so if my lines are crooked, just lean sideways!


Her class assignment and tutorial:

Use strips of paper or cardstock to create your card

and add a large word die for a focal sentiment.

I chose this gorgeous sunflower dsp I had in my stash,

PTI avacado cardstock (old as da hills!)

 and a hello die from MFT Stamps.




This paper seemed like a good choice at the time but 

- as mama always said when she saw a flashy outfit - 

turned out to be a bit too 'loud' :)


Onward!

Here's what I started with .........

cutting the papers and cardstock to different lengths.



If I had one tip,

as I cut a bunch of strips, I realized I cut WAY too many.

As you are cutting the edges off from the edges,

there's plenty of small-ish strips that will be perfect for the smaller ends!




Overall, this was a FUN technique and I hope I get a passing grade ~

or at least an A for effort and enthusiasm!

*grin!*

Here is the line up for the next 4 days ~

and peep me on Wednesday to see what crazy idea I have mine!

Monday, January 25 ~  Barb (me!)  @ inkingintoretirement
Tuesday, January 26 ~ Darlene @ Accordingtobijou
Wednesday, January 27 ~ Kelly @ Sandcastlestamper
Thursday January 28 ~ Jeanette @ Creativeplay

Thanks for stopping by!



9 comments:

  1. You do get an A. Plus, extra credit for using sweet patterned paper. I think this is very cute and love the big die you used. Well done my friend!

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  2. Great technique. You have used great DP!
    xxx Margreet

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  3. Definitely a bright and cheerful card Kelly, but on grey days we need them - love the end result
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. This is a brilliant way to use those little strips of paper we cut off to make cards! Loving how you placed these together for one fabulous and colorful greeting card!

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  5. Beautiful sunny cheerful card love the selection of P.paper and great background you made with the strips-great use for offcuts
    Carol x

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  6. Comments seem not work this evening... Google ate my comment!
    Love your design with stripes and such beautiful choice of papers! The sentiment is so pretty too!

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  7. Love this bright and cheerful card!! What an awesome way to use up those DP scraps!

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  8. Kelly, I am so sorry I'm tardy in commenting on your card. Sheesh! I admire it and even drooled a bit (I hope I didn't leave a mess) on Monday but somehow missed commenting. I love Love LOVE how you used print papers for your strips - it gives such a fun look... and I really like gingham so I'm really liking that you included it on your card!

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