Sunday, June 7, 2009

BBTB challenge - Mini album and gift card holder using SHORTCUTS!


It's Sunday night and time to reveal a new challenge for Bitten By The Bug! This week is really special, cause we're sponsored by the fabulous Shortcuts! If you haven't tried anything from them yet, you're in for a treat! The acetate is really awesome (better than any other I've had) and I am in LOVE with their gift card holders!! They're soooo easy to decorate! This week, they sent us a package of various items and a sketch. I decided to make a mini album out of the sketch. The challenge from Bitten By The Bug was to use the sketch and that cute, ever infamous flower from George. I LOVE this flower!!



If anyone has a lot of experience working with acetate, and knows how to get a smudge (I'm assuming from adhesive) off the acetate, would you please let me know? There's a smudge on the front of the album and it's driving me crazy. I've used my adhesive remover, a baby wipe, and I don't know what else. But I can't get it clean. Help! Someone? Anyone? :) OMGoodness...have you ever tried to overcomplicate something? THANK YOU JEANNIE!! I have a bottle of undu, used it and that ugly old smudge is now history! YAY!!!! THANK YOU!!!


I used Shabby Chic Tilda, Shabby Chic fence, and Little Birds stamps colored with my Copic markers. Please be sure and visit Magnolia-licious for the largest on line selection of Magnolia stamps in North America! She has great prices on her stamps and shipping is only 2.50 for orders up to 50.00, and free beyond that!



The flowers are of course from my George cartridge, and the swirls are a Sizzix die.
Papers are from Doodlebug, Scenic Route, and Core'dinations. I also used my Nesties on the gift card holder. (it's a Christmas themed gift card from Starbucks, but that's all I had right now) LOL!



That's it for today. Please don't forget to visit Shortcuts and try their products! I love them!! Pop over to Bitten By The Bug to check out what the rest of the fabulously talented design team has come up with for this challenge. I guarantee they're AMAZING!! Then grab your paper and glue, and join in on the challenge. Maybe you'll win a gift certificate to Shortcuts!

Thanks for stopping by to see me today and hope to see you back again soon! HUGS!
BLOG CANDY WINNER!
This is the winner of the candy from the Bitten By The Bug Blog Hop last weekend!
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Here are your random numbers:151
#151 said:
peggy nickelson said...
The design of your card is wonderful. I would love to receive a card like yours anytime.Peggy N
Congrats Peggy! Please send me your snail mail address and I'll get your goodies out in the mail! Thanks for playing everyone!
HUGS!

35 comments :

Jeannie Phillips said...

beautiful beautiful beautiful... you do the most amazing work ... always have but lately it has just soared...love love love this... amazing I am jealous... a good jealous but jealous non the less!!

Hugs
Jeannie

Jeannie Phillips said...

Smudge..did you try alchol?? if its from the adhesive I bet that would work.

Jeannie

Stressed Stamper said...

Oh wow...what more can I say!
Sarah

Norma said...

Sharon, WOW. I luuuvvv both of your projects here. They're stunning!!! This Tilda is adorable. I love the colours scheme you used and your colouring is always wonderful.

Hugs.
Norma xx

Cami said...

Sharon, what more can I say except I love, love, love this project. The colors, the layers, the coloring, just everything about this is just fabulous! This would take me about two week to complete. Hugs, Cami

TG said...

OMG Sharon, this is just adorable. You are amazing and your work is always fabulous, but this is just beyond stunning!!! Glad you got that smudge removed, i was gonna suggest using Stazon remover, that's what i've used in the past.
Hugs T xx

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cabio's craft corner said...

Sharon, I told you that you are one of the productive crafters! The Shabby Chic Tilda colored beautifully and the summery choices of DPs are just so pretty. Very cute set!
Hugs,
Cabio

Candy said...

Hi Sharon,

I didn't get to you quick enough to suggest UN-DO so glad someone else did.
This is an absolute stunner. Beautiful beautiful - great work!
Hugs, Candy

Nancy said...

Oh Sharon this is so very cute! I love every thing about this! Your crafting skills are amazing! Love Love Love your project!
Hugs,
Nancy

Suzy said...

My goodness this is so sweet! I love the soft colors and all those pretty layers. Of course your coloring is amazing too :)

Are you sure the smudge is not a scratch? If it's a scratch nothing will help but Goo Gone followed by soap and water should do it if its sticky stuff.

hugs
Suzy

Monica said...

OMG Sharon, This is really a WOW project !!Your work is truly amazing. Awesome as always.

CelticWoman said...

Sharon, works of art, they are beautiful, stupendous. Sandi

Katie said...

Wonderful work!
I was emailing you about Undo when I read that you used it :)
Glad it worked and now you can look at your project calmly ;)

Pam S. said...

Wonderful Sharon! so creative and awesome coloring again!
Pam Going Postal

Barb Hardeman said...

Sharon! This is just stunningly gorgeous. Just gorgeous!!! Very creative and awesome work....

Laurel said...

Sharon - She is soo darling! I just love this little girl! The scolor combination is just stunning together and as always your coloring is wonderful!! Great project. Hugs

Monique said...

Beautifull Sharon !!!

Hugs Monique

Suzan L said...

Hello Sharon,
I love the acetate Mini Album and the Giftcard Holder. Both are soooooo cute!! I'm going to have to make some of those gift card holders. I am definitely going to have to find some cheat sheets for my Cricut Cartridges, so I can start using them more. I love that you incorporate the images into your cards and projects!!
Hugs, Suzan

Regina Easter said...

wow girl, just love this project....love it...hugs

scrapn_momof2 said...

Cute cute Cute!! As always you are an inspiration!

jcscraphappy said...

sooooooooooo adorable i love the colors. and the lil blue bird is precious.
jennie

Alicia said...

I love the little fence with your Magnolia, your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for stopping by my blog and taking a peek at my post it note holder

Sheri said...

I've never know how to color that fence..so thank so much your amazing inspirations...as always. You never cease to amaze me!....Now, I'm off to check out Shortcuts!

peggy nickelson said...

Hi Sharon,
I am the winner of your blog candy, but I do not know your email address. I am very excited and appreciate your generosity. Please let me know how to contact you.

Peggy

Sharon Caudle said...

Yay Peggy! Congrats! Just click on my profile and you will see the link to email me. I've got to figure out how to put it on the main page. One of these days when I have some extra time...LOL!
hugs!
Sharon

Crayola58 said...

You are so fantastic, Sharon. this is just most darling....

Danni said...

What a wonderful album/card! Love it!! Great job!

DeeDee said...

Too adorable! I love this set girlie! The colors, the papers, the dots, the Tilda, the expertise coloring and well I could just go on and on...but you know how much I love it! You so ROCK girlie! HUGS!

Jodi said...

Very cute creation! Love your gift card holder too! Wonderful idea for any occassion. =)
Love it!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Jaspere said...

Sharon you definitely have the Midas touch.

Lynne said...

Awesome as usual!!
Hey I have an award for you on my blog...
http://scrapthiscraftthat.blogspot.com/2009/06/thank-you-for-award.html

Claudia Rosa said...

Hi Sharon I love your sweet card, that Tilda is just the cutiest and I love colours you have used too!
Hugs Claudia xxx
ps.. i dont know how much the tilda card weight lol but today i sent a bunch of cards.. every one was 1.05 just that one was 1.25 :-)
quite heavy. :_0

Candace said...

Awesome! Your blog just plain makes me happy. :)

Jacqueline van der Sar said...

Great cards you have made!! Love them, the inside from the shabby tilda by the fence is great!! Love,
Jacqueline