Wednesday, August 17, 2011

"Three Times a Charm"~ Whimsical Wednesday Challenge #19


Hi everyone!
It is time for another Whimsical Wednesday Challenge!
Our fellow DT member Amber~ Staying Crafty chose this weeks challenge....which is
 "Three Times a Charm". We were to create a project using 3 cuts, 3 colors only and 3 of the same embellishments.
When I read the challenge requirement I thought "hey this doesn't sound to difficult" but when I sat down to create I was stumped!
I ended up going through all my stamps and found a dollar bin one that is the inspiration for my card.

Ok so I had this stamp and I knew there was a cut on the Preserves Cartridge with a pear on it but when I looked at the booklet there are 3 cuts per pear so I got out my handy dandy gypsy and began playing with the two base cuts.
I was able after much manipulation weld the bottom layer and the next layer. Tada...all I had to do was cut the top layer out twice and I had my pear cut ~~I actually cheated and made 4 cuts..but don't tell anyone :)
I did pop one of the top layers up to give it some dimension.
Alittle inking around the layers also...I just love how it adds so much more to a cut.
My color choice for this was brown, green and pink. Love those colors together and the pattern paper was perfect for this...brown with pink stripes
I embellished with 3 glittery brads and stamped my sentiment with brown memento ink.

Ok so I hope I have inspired you to create a project for this weeks challenge.
There is a great prize for the winner....
The Nursery Rhymes Cartridge.
Remember you have 2 weeks to enter...plenty of time to create!
Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you all over at Whimsical Wednesday!

22 comments:

  1. Super cute card! I love the sentiment and the brads are so great. :) Tfs and have a great day. :)

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  2. FANTASTIC job Jessica with this challenge!I LOVE the sentiment,Great combo of colors and LOVE the brads.As always BEAUTIFUL job girl!!:)

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  3. That's a cute card, Jessica, and what a challenge to meet the criteria! You did an excellent job.--Pat N.

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  4. You are awesome! Great welding and sticking to the requirements so well! Your card is beautiful! And thanks so much for sponsoring this weeks challenge! You are awesome! Hugs- Glora

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  5. Great choice of colors, cuts and embellishments! It looks so good! TFS! :)Amy

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  6. Totally LOVE this!!! The colors are fantastic and I too struggled with the number of cuts once I got started! Love the welding..isn't the Gypsy so convenient for that!!! Really cute sentiment too! Thanks so much for sponsoring this challenge!!! Awesome!
    hugs,
    joni

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  7. Great card what a super job!

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  8. This is too cute I love the colors.
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  9. What a cute card! I love the colors and the cute sentiment! I always go to my stamps for inspiration when I'm stumped! :)

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  10. I thought I was the only who had trouble with this one. I think it could have been interpreted in a few different ways. I also thought it was fun to be challenged, though. You did a great job with challenge. Those are my favorite colors together. Love the pears, we wont tell anyone about the four cuts. LOL. I love the sentiment too, and it stamped perfectly too..amazing how well the dollar stamps work!;)

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  11. This is so cute!! Congrats you won on my blog!!!

    Sandra

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  12. Great job Jessica as always! Love the sentiment and I won't tell on the 4 cuts. Shhhh!! This sounds like a fun challenge again:) TFS!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  13. Cute card! I love that your dollar store stamp was your inspiration!
    Don't you just love those dollar bins!

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  14. So cute Jessica. I love the color choices and the stamp is the perfect add for the cuts (all 4 of them!) :) Also, thanks so much for sponsoring this challenge and helping Stephanie with the WW blog. Melanie

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  15. So cute, Jessica! love the cuts and the color combo is beautiful! xxD

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  16. Great job Jessica! LOVE the colours together and the font looks awesome. x

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  17. This looks awesome! You did a great job with the challenge :) I actually had a hard time too, and I'm the one that thought of it. *LOL*

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  18. I love the colors on your card, and the sentiment was perfect! Great job :)

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  19. Great card Jessica! Love the colors and the sentiment is adorable! Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  20. what a cute cute card jessica im really liking the colors and great inking on those pears :)

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