Friday, September 27, 2013

Waste not....

Please make sure you read to the bottom of the post for a very important announcement!


I used the advertising sheet of paper from the front of a pack of CS for the bottom portion of this AnyHero card which is headed to Operation Write Home.  The die cuts are from the new CTMH Artbooking Cricut Cartridge.  And I used a border punch for the burgundy strip in the middle.  
 
A Quick and Easy card for the following challenges:
Crafter's Companion September Challenge - Embossing 
Natalie's & Amy's Challenge #12 - Embossing
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge - Die Cuts and Punches
The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge #15 - Male
Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge #16 - Something for the Men
Whimsy Stamps Challenge #63 - Masculine
Word Art Wednesday Challenge #59 - Anything Goes
Clear It Out Challenge - Let's Hear It For the Boys; Stash Item - punches/die cuts
Oldie but a Goodie Challenge Challenge - Dies and Punches  (My oldie is the striped piece from the paper pack.  I usually don't use the front panel until the paper inside is all but gone and I don't need it anymore.  And the punch I used is at least 6 mo. old.)
Unstampabelles Challenge #27 - Using Scraps or Old Stash
Glitter N Sparkle Challenge #51 - Male Cards
 
I've been trying to get a repetitive post at the top of my blog all week with no success.  If I could get it to show up, this is what you would see:

SAVE THE DATE!

I'd love to meet some of my blog visitors at the Heirloom Productions York Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival,  October 12th & 13th;  Sit down at my Make & Take Table at the Close to My Heart booth; Meet my friends, Joyce Houck and Betty Locco, both CTMH consultants; Sign up for the CTMH class on Wearable Art and make this fab necklace and gift box:

 

Have a great week-end everyone!

13 comments:

  1. How pretty your "hero" card is, Debi! Great way of using up scraps and making a colorful, pretty card! hugs, de

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  2. Very clever use of the packaging. Lovely card. Thanks for joining in our challenge this month at Unstampabelles - Scraps and Old Stash.

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  3. Such a great way to use up old stash - thanks for joining in our Stash & Scraps Challenge at UnstampaBelles.

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  4. Great card and recycling is always a plus! So glad you stopped by the blog hop today, thanks :)

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  5. I love it when you can use the packaging and it looks so good. Yours is a triumph! Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles.

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  6. Great idea, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xxx

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  7. Hello, my friend. I am here today wearing my DT hat for Glitter n Sparkle. I love how you used the cardstock sample sheet for your card - what a great idea! Now I'll be on the lookout to do this too. I like your embossing and die cuts - and you said it was a quick card - my favourite kind!

    This is a fabulous male card (for a great cause too) and it's perfect for our Male Cards challenge at Glitter n Sparkle - thank you so much for entering and I wish you all the best in the draw!

    KT Fit Kitty, DT Glitter n Sparkle

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  8. lovely embossing! Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

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  9. Thank you for sharing your innovative card with us at Oldie but a goodie.

    Sarah

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  10. Thanks for taking part in our Scrap/stash challenge at Unstampabelles this month.

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  11. What an absolutely gorgeous card, great use of punches. Thank you so much for entering my challenge theme on an Oldie But A Goodie, and good luck!

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  12. Thanks for entering this fab card in Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck! Wendy DT xx

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  13. What a great card, Thank you joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

    Stella xx
    TCT DT

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