4/5 I'm on the LNS Design Team!!

I finally got up the courage to apply for a design team position and guess what . . . I was accepted!! I recently joined the Late Night Stamper Yahoo Group and soon found out that they were looking to add to their design team. I decided to give it a shot and wow - I am still in awe that I've been accepted! What a great group of ladies to be associated with. I've added their links to my left side bar under the Late Night Stamper Design Team Logo. I found out last week just before Easter. As a family . . . we were just a "little" busy last week. No, make that a LOT BUSY! So, I wasn't stampin' at all except for a Big Shot Class that I had early in the week with my customers. But, that's OK . . . a little break makes stampin' just that much more fun the next time you have a chance to do it. 

And . . . here is our first challenge . . . a sketch challenge by Mary Jo Price-Williams. I decided to use up some of my Christmas Designer Series Paper in a non-Christmas way. It's easy to do with Holiday Lounge as there are several sheets in this package that lend themselves well to anytime of the year. I picked Taken with Teal and Sahara Sand to work with and this is the card I came up with:

Do you like it? I have to admit . . . I wasn't too crazy about it until I got my Two-Way Glue Pen out and started playing around with some Dazzling Diamonds Glitter. That definitely gives this card some "Wow Factor!" I made my own tag because I wanted it to be perfectly sized to fit the image from Pocket Silhouettes. Making your own tag is easy to do with the Tag Corner Punch. I used the same punch to accent my corners. Notice the bit of sparkle in the corners of this card? I just put a mini glue dot into each corner and then dipped it into my Dazzling Diamonds for a little bit of fun.

The inside of the card is quite simple, but still quite striking. I used some more designer paper . . . the points that you see are actually the tips of some Christmas trees upside down! A little border strip to carry along the theme from the front of the card.

Here's a close up picture of the tag. In addition to all the sparkles, I used a Kraft Corduroy Button to accent the tag. The tag is raised up on Stampin' Dimensionals. 

Here are the supplies you would need to re-create this card:

Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes (111672)
Paper: Taken with Teal (101584), Sahara Sand (105328), Whisper White (100730), Holiday Lounge DSP (115676)
Ink: Sahara Sand (105208), Taken with Teal (103257)
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049), Tag Corner Punch (107215), Paper Piercing Tool to make the hole for the button brad (116631)
Accessories: Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (102023), Kraft Corduroy Buttons (114340)
Adhesives: Tombow Multi Purpose Adhesive (110755), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Two Way Glue Pen (100425), Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Stampin' Up Shopping at Stamping to Share
Stamping to Share Events
Join the Team Stamping to Share


Kelly Acheson said…
Love it Kathy - love love love it!!!
Mahals Creation said…
Its sooooo cute.I love all the "bling-bling" on your Card :o)
LeAnne said…
Congrats---they would be crazy NOT to accept you on their team! I love this sketch---I hope I can play...so many sketches and challenges, I need a couple more days in the week, or at least hours in the day! Love what you did with this!
zgagi said…