Friday, September 18, 2009

Paper Cutz Challenge # 9

Hey everyone,

I can't believe we're already up to Paper Cutz Challenge # 9! Time is flying by and before we know it, Christmas will be here. Now's a good time to get started on all those Christmas cards, before we get too busy with Halloween, Thanksgiving, and all that Christmas shopping.

For this week's challenge, make a card, LO or craft project for Christmas with LOTS of bling! You need to get out all your shiniest paper, glitter, stickles, rhinestones, etc. and enter this challenge! What could be easier and more fun! Just post your name and a link to your entry in Mr Linky by midnight (EST), Thursday, September 24th. A winning name will be drawn at random on Friday, September 25th. The winner will get Martha Stewart Dimensional Gem Stickers!

Here's the very sparkly Christmas card I made for the challenge. I found this shiny, prismatic paper at Walmart and knew it was what I wanted to use on this card. As you turn the paper, you see a rainbow of colors! I used the Cricut Winter Woodland cart to cut the beautiful deer out of the prismatic paper, and also the word "Joy" in white. The deer is mounted on foam tape. The snowflake was cut with my Martha Stewart punch. I used white cs for the 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 card and sponged the edges with pastel blue ink. I cut a mat from the prismatic paper and then layered DCWV pp on that. The silver ribbon is from my stash. What'd 'ya it sparkly enough?

Be sure to put on your sunglasses before you go over to Paper Cutz Challenge HERE and check out all the beautiful creations from the DT this week!

Thanks for stopping by and for all your very nice and much appreciated comments!


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Blogger Helen Dooley said...

great card Mary!!!!

September 18, 2009 at 1:00 AM  
Blogger sophiesmama said...

Thanks so much Helen!

September 18, 2009 at 1:20 AM  
Blogger iluvmybugs said...

Hi Mary! Love the card...the paper is great..I love bling!!


September 18, 2009 at 9:59 AM  
Blogger Sew Many Cards said...

Very Shiny Mary!
Love it! And of course I am always in Awe how you can get your cricut to cut images for such magical cards!

September 18, 2009 at 11:58 AM  
Blogger sophiesmama said...

Thank you Terry and Anj! I love this shiny paper too, but it's very hard to photograph.

September 18, 2009 at 2:23 PM  
Blogger lenny said...

WOWWWW Mary I love your card very nice paper
Hugs Lenny

September 18, 2009 at 5:38 PM  
Blogger itsabrt said...

This is freakin cool, I love the holographic paper! Beth

September 18, 2009 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger sophiesmama said...

Thank you Lenny and Beth! I love this paper too! I've also got it in blue, green, gold, pink and lavendar. I can't wait to make something else out of it.

September 18, 2009 at 10:15 PM  
Blogger Brenda Benoit said...

wow i love this glitzy paper..dont you just love the new winterwoodland cartridge..a new fav of your work..have a great weekend.Brenda

September 19, 2009 at 12:57 AM  
Anonymous DeNetra Bates said...

SO NICE !!!!

September 22, 2009 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger Maria Matter said...

oooo, I love this shiny card Mary!!!! Just so striking!! Beautifully done!
Blessings, Maria

September 23, 2009 at 10:13 PM  
Blogger sophiesmama said...

Thank you Brenda, DeNetra and Maria! I love this paper too!

September 24, 2009 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger Janis said...

WOW! That card is so pretty! And I LOVE the reindeer!

October 7, 2009 at 12:36 PM  

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