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Thursday, February 21, 2013

"Toad"ally Plaid

This week's challenge on the DRS Designs blog is "Plaids."  Oh, what fun I had creating this cute "Toad" card for it!! (or is it a frog because I've colored it green? LOL!)  I recently received the Large Original Plaid (641P) stamp and I'm really enjoying making my own backgrounds and plaid patterns with it. (For another example, please see my Stacked Love Valentine HERE.)

The plaid seen here was created by stamping the Large Original Plaid stamp in both, the vertical and horizontal directions. I stamped it one way with dark green ink and then for the other way I used a light green ink. The Singing Frog (138H) was colored with Copic Markers, masked, cut out with an oval Nestability using the Out-of-the-box technique, and then sponged while it was still in the die.  I've also created the polka dot background here using Versamark ink and the Polka Dot Background stamp (688P).  It matches that polka-dotted frog pretty well, doesn't it?  I got creative with the sentiment and split up the "Toad"ally Wonderful Day Greeting (455E) in to 3 parts to fit my layout. Finished card size is 4.25" x 5.5."

***I also have to tell you about the new contest DRS Designs has going on now.  You have a chance to win some great prize packages which include a grand prize of 20 stamps from DRS Designs! All you have to do is visit the DRS Designs Blog from February 20th to March 11th and collect the 20 clues that will identify 4 stamps from DRS Designs original catalog that was printed in 1992.  Each of these 4 stamps are still currently available for purchase today.  Additional details for this contest can be found HERE. Have some fun, play along with us, and win! 

Thanks for visiting today!



Mary Ann said...

Super cute card,Love your frog...

RitaR said...

I can tell you're really enjoying your new plaid stamp as well as the polka dot background stamp. I have the DRS woven plaid stamp and I really enjoy making my own patterned paper to match the other elements of my cards. Your froggie card is toadally adorable ... great layout design, too!


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