Wednesday, April 28, 2010

I Challenge You - Martha Stewart Scoring Board Background

My friend picked the challenge for this week, and it was..........."Use the MS Scoring Board to create a background on your card."  At first it seemed a bit hard, but then it became fun!  Here's the first card I made for this week's challenge.

Supplies used on this card:
  • Fiskars Tisket/Tasket Border/Corner Punch
  • Homemade Dew Drops w/pearl finish
  • Scallop Scissors
  • White/Pink/Green Cardstock
  • Pink Embossing Powder (flower)
  • Chalks (both the sentiment and the flower)
  • Dimensionals (for popping up the flower)
  • MS Scoring Board (lattice background)
  • Nature's Beauty flower/sentiment stamp (Creative Stamping)

 I used the same stamp (Nature's Beauty flower/sentiment stamp - Creative Stamping)on this card, but created a quilt background with my scoring board.  I cut small squares with a square punch and stamped a design (Anna Griffin) on the polka dot pieces. The rose was stamped on polka dot paper (Creative Stamping) with Versa Mark and colored with chalks.  I popped parts of the rose up with dimensionals.  A brown ribbon tied to the right completed this card.

 For this card a scored straight lines down a white piece of card stock and chalked over them LIGHTLY with black chalk.  It came out gray as I had hoped!  The image is off the back of a calendar - the butterflies are punched -- the butterfly trail is added with a felt tip pen.  Sentiment is Studio G.  I matted the "wall" (made with the MS scoring board) and added a black ribbon and white polka dots around the edge.

 This one is very similar to the one I posted last week as a sneak peek (here).
Supplies used on this card include:

  • Kitty clip art from here
  • Crayola Markers
  • Circle/ Scallop Nestabilities
  • Small silk flower
  • MS Daisy Dot Border Punch (both the border and the mini flowers)
  • MS Scoring Board (to make that tile design on the pink background)
  • MS Branch Punch
  • Small Flower punch / Hole Punch
  • American Crafts DP (Romance Love Fool)
  • I printed the sentiment on my computer (to read click the picture to bring it up big)
What a fun challenge.  As always --- if you wish to join in the fun leave a comment with a link to your blog.
Now go here to see what my friend created for the challenge this week.
Oh, BTW -- here's a link that has LOTS of projects to use a scoring board on.  I found it inspiring and you might too!
I also have another previous post using the scoring board to create a background to view go here .

    1 comment:

    Christa said...

    These are all so lovely! You've really outdone yourself this time! If I had to pick a favorite (which is extremely difficult because they're all so good), I think I'd pick the one with the polka-dot rose. I never think to stamp onto patterned papers, but it creates such a lovely effect!