Wednesday, December 10, 2008

PCMB Challenge

Boy do I have a ton of projects going on right now! Hopefully I will be able to photograph them all soon so I can share them with you! Not too much time to post tonight, but wanted to pop on and let everyone know that I am hosting this weeks challenge over at the Paper Crafts Message Board this week. You can join us here.

My first challenge to all of us it to make a Christmas card or tag for a gift that has a vintage feel to it. For some reason, these tags feel very vintage to me, and it is what inspired this challenge.

The second part of my challenge is to do a technique that you have always thought about trying but just never got around to it. For me, that’s going to be making a “shaker” element for my card.

Here is a photo of my shaker flowers for the first challenge.
To make them I punched a circle from the top scallop circle, then taped a transparency square to the back. I then made a circle out of OTC pop up squares to hold the beads in. I placed the beads inside, and then put another colored scallop circle on the back!

Materials Used: SU scallop punch, SU 1" circle punch, transparency, pink beads, MM rub-on (heidi font), OTC popup squares, misc - stems and kraft cardstock

I hope you will come join us if you have time! I'll be back a little later to show you my vintage tags!


  1. hey Jenn! I love your card!! Its awesome! Im sorry I haven't got your PIF prize out yet..its been minus 37, and we have a postal strike on right now..making it impossible to mail anything! I will get it to you as soon as the strike is over! Love and Hugs, Cath PS See ya on the PCMB and on our bloggys! xoxo

  2. I love those shaker flowers! I've got to try that one of these days. Thanks for following my blog, Jennie! I think it's great that we share the spelling of our first name! :-) Have a great day!