Monday, July 26, 2010

S'More Fun!

Here is a little card for a challenge over at Doodle Dragon Studio! I am so glad to have found this blog. I love Dustin Pike's digi stamps and participating with the Doodle Dragon blog is a ton of fun and a good way to practice using those cute images that he makes.

Here is my card and a quick tutorial on how to make this embelishment for your own card or scrapbook page. What a fun thing for pages or cards about camping, right?


To make this card I printed the sentiment on the inside of an 8.5 x 11" cardstock. I used fonts called "Porky's" and "CK Journaling."   It's always S'MORE fun with friends like you!"



The dark green cardstock base is 4.25 x 5.5" and I chalked the edges with an evergreen chalk.
The next layer is a pine tree paper that I got from an ATD stack. I chalked the edges of this with the same evergreen color. The pieces to make the s'more are these: a grahm cracker colored cardstock cut to 3x3". A white cardstock cut to 3.25 x 3.25" with the edges rounded, and a scrap of chocolate colored cardstock - I had a piece of 2x3" left. Perfect! The "cracker" paper was run through my cuttlebug with the dotted template - the paper was placed so that the showing side is indented rather than popping up, if that makes sense. Next I scored a line down the center - you know, where those crackers are supposed to break apart, but they never really do? :D  Chalk the edges of your cracker and chocolate a little to give them some depth. The marshmellow was toasted lightly with a creamy brown and charcoal colored chalk. I like my marshmellows roasted extra dark. Do you?




I colored the digi stamp with copics and bic markers and matted them with a piece of the same dark green as the base. This mat was mounted on the card using dimensional foam squares. I embellished the corners with some of those cute scrapbook crystals.

Credit: I found a card with a similar "s'more" on it over here at Stamp-n-Design this weekend. My friend Stephanie introduced me to her blog this weekend and I am absolutely hooked. :) There are so many cute projects and ideas there! Check it out! Lynn Pratt is one talented lady!

That's all for now, but I have some more weekend creations coming up soon. Thanks for stopping by!

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10 comments:

Ginny said...

gorgeous, thanks for joining us at DDS :0)

Gramma said...

How adorable!

Lelia Pierce said...

OMG! How stinking adorable is that s'more? Love it! So glad you found our challenge blog! Thanks for playing along with us at Doodle Dragon Studios!

XXX

Jan Hunnicutt said...

HI Nancy, Would you like to make a sample card for one of the OWH S&S MWT challenges for Aug. or Sept? You can e mail me at gonestampin(at)gmail.com
Thanks,
Jan

huzzah616 (Christy) said...

Great card!! Congrats on your win!!

Carolina Girl said...

I agree it's a winning card and I just found your blog on your entry. You went into wonderful detail regarding how you made the card, but I don't see where you got the digi stamp..and the name...is it a Dustin Pike? I'm not familiar with that one and perhaps I should...haha Thank you for your response and again, congratulations.

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