Monday, February 28, 2011

The Best Hug

Here's my card for the Squigglefly weekly challenge. The challenge was to use only scraps for the card, so I had a huge stack of off-cuts, thin strips of paper when I trim, esp the beautiful specialty papers as I hate to throw those away, so I decided to weave them together and make my own card from them. If you want participate in their weekly blog contest, go to the Squigglefly blog and play along! There's always a prize from Squigglefly for the winner. The cute image that I used is called "The Best Hug", if you want to see it in their store (CLICK HERE). Also--Squigglefly just put all their wonderful St Patrick's Day stamps on sale! (Click here to see that). Here's another goodie--Squigglefly had a freebie Digistamp notice, wanna freebie? it's an adorable doggie, go get a copy HERE (you could even use this for the blog contest!!):
http://hogwildaboutstamping.blogspot.com/2011/02/freebie-alert.html

Project Materials: Cardstock (misc specialty papers, Neenah); Digi Stamp(Squigglefly); Rubber Stamp (Saying-unknown); Tag (Office Depot); Ink (Colorbox Chalk); Buttons (American Traditional); Adhesives (Pop dots, Glue Dots, Glue All); Ribbon (Michaels);

20 comments:

  1. EEK!! I love this!! What a brilliant design to use your papers like this!! It's the perfect back-drop for this darling image!! Wonderful job!!HUGS

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  2. Good morning, Holley! What a smart idea to use your scraps in such a cool way! I have a ton of them laying around, I can't bear to throw some of them away!!! Love that little image!! Have a wonderful day!!
    Hugs,
    Teri

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  3. What a creative way to use the scraps. The card is beautiful.

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  4. So cute Holley!! Great use of your papers and your little bear is just adorable!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  5. Ah another cutie and great way for using scraps, thanksfor sharing.

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  6. Adorable card and the image is so lovely!
    Great colouring too
    Have a wonderful Monday

    Hugs,Kari :)

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  7. very nice card again))) Nice image Holley!)))

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  8. What a terrific idea for using those nice scraps that are too hard to part with. Thanks Holley. Your card is adorable.

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  9. Awwww so cute. Very nice card.
    Hugs Nataliya.

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  10. This is adorable Holley! I love your woven background. How clever of you!

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  11. This is so cute - I love the way you used all the scraps for the woven background!

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  12. Wow! Fabulous use of scraps, Holley! I love the card! That image is fantastic!

    Hugs,
    Snoopy :D

    http://www.snoopyshomemadefun.blogspot.com/

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  13. oh wow the image is so sweet and bear hugs are the best lol i love your paper weaving too it works so well on your card its gorgeous xx

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  14. Very nice. I do use my scraps for projects but never thought to weave them like you did. Very pretty and I love the stamp.

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  15. So good image) Nice card Holley!

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  16. What an adorable image and such a creative use of your scraps. Love the technique.
    Sue S.

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