Saturday, March 5, 2011

Bold Thanks card for a fun blog hop

Hi everyone!  As I was scrolling through my Google Reader tonight, I say my BFF Charlene, blogged about a fun blog hop and I just had to play along!   As you know, getting published is a long road that is FULL of rejection.  The last Paper Crafts Go-To Sketches call had over 2750 entries!  ZOWIE -that's alot of fabulous cards they had to chose from.  So, with only 288 cards actually making the issue, Amber has started a blog hop for anyone who wants to share a card or two that didn't make the cut!  Fun, huh?!?

I am lucky to have 1 card selected for the issue, but thought I would join the hop and show a card I made for sketch #11 that was not chosen.  I used a sentiment from Technique Tuesday's Thanks For Everything set, and some more of the washi Decorative Tape by American Crafts.  Crazy fun stuff! 
You can find a link to all the sketches here.  Lots of inspiration in this list!!  I can't wait to see the issue. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!  I will leave you with a close up picture.
P.S.  I didn't hear from Cassandra, who was the winner of my blog candy.  So, I chose another commenter! 

Random.org helped me chose:
True Random Number Generator 45 
Anonymous said...
Wow 8 cards published in one issue! I saw this at the grocery store but didn't buy it. Gee, I am sure I am needing something from the store.... Love spending time reading your blog and checking out all your great creations. I really like this latest card! So fun! Chris R. from Iowa ckrobinson01@hotmail.com
Congrats Chris!!  Please send me an email with your address and I will send the goodies ASAP!!

Card Deets:

Stamps - Thanks For Everything (Technique Tuesday)
Paper - Pure Luxury white and black cardstock (GKD)
Ink - Versafine black onyx
Accessories - Mixtape decorative tape Dear Lizzy collection (American Crafts), silver pearls (Recollections by Michael's)
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10 comments:

  1. Congrats on the pick up :) This "no pass" is too fun! Great way to use up scraps.

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  2. very cool, i love your take on the sketch - i had NO clue what to do with it! i have this tape lying around, too, def going to have to case this! :D

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  3. Cute card. I didn't even attempt that one. Congrats on the happy email!

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  4. I didn't even brave this sketch - you did a fabulous job. Love the washi tape. Congrats on the one you did get picked.

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  5. Fun Card! :) Glad you got one picked up!!!

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  6. Not only do I love the colors, but I love that huge "THANKS" Michelle!! This card is gorgeous!! Very striking!!

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  7. Way to go hun on getting a card selected!!! That is awesome news :) This card is so gorgeous. I love it :)

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  8. Great card, has a feel of happiness to it, along with simple and cute.
    Congrats on getting a card choosen out of so many.
    You are one very talented lady, keep on posting and inspiring all of us!!!
    Enjoy your week.

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  9. Even your rejected cards are awesome! Guess what..one of mine got selected for the Sketch issue too!! EEEHHH!!! Can't believe it!! We're going to share an issue!!
    Hugs,
    Anne

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  10. COOL!!!! What an awesome card and what a fun hop idea!!! :) Even your cut cards are fabbo!!!

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