Saturday, March 10, 2012

Shaping Up with Stampendous!

Its Saturday morning and time for another week of this month's Shaped Card challenge at Stampendous!  Today I chose to use a Frame diecut as my shaped card base.  I used Nesting Frames 3 from QuicKutz for Lifestyle Crafts as my base, scoring and folding my cardstock square in half before running it through the Epic machine.  You want to make sure you position your die so that just a touch of the frame on the outside of the folded edge before cutting.

My focal image is Lion Baby, colored with copic markers to coordinate with new Little Darlings collection from Graphic 45.  My color choices are based on this weeks Split Coast Stampers color challenge #365 "A Very Wild Bride".  I cut my lion and his little teddy out with Nesting Circle dies from QuicKutz along with a mat of green polka dot paper in a slightly larger size circle.  I LOVE this set of Nesting dies because you get 21 dies for only $25 so all the circles are just 1/8" off from each other!  LOTS of choices!

Here's my little lion up close.  Isn't he just precious?  Perfect for any type of baby card!  For my sentiment I chose Bebe, also from Stampendous!  It was stamped in Versamark ink and embossing in Aged Taupe Embossing Enamel.

I chose the Lion baby stamp as my focal image because I am making a series of baby animal cards for my friend Betty at The Stamping and Scrapbooking Room.  She has all the baby animals in stock if you are local or want to email her an order.  Also if you aren't familiar with Shop-a-tron, you can place an order on the Stampendous! website and it will be sent to you from a local store!  PLUS with any $50 order this month in honor of National Craft Month on the Stampendous! site you will get  FREE Jumbo Cling Thank You set!

Now...go get busy creating and join us this month!  We want YOU to play along with us!  Just add your direct link to your shaped card or project to the linky tool below my signature (or on the Stampendous blog) no later than April 5, 2012 at 11:00 PM EST.  You do not have to use Stampendous products to play along, but we sure love it when you do!  And as an extra incentive for playing, one lucky person (drawn at random from all the entries) will receive this gorgeous Cling Jumbo Hollyhock Stamp Set:

Here's all the DT playing this week, so don't forget to go spread some love!

Taylor Usry

My Challenge List:
Splicoast Stampers: colors
Pink Gem Challenge:perfect Pastels
Papercrafting Journey: anything Goes
Papertake Weekly: ANything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown: new life

Thanks for swinging by today!  Have a wonderful weekend!



  1. Cindy this is SO adorable!!!!

  2. Eeks! I meant to say....CYNDI, this is so stinkin' adorable. Obviously, I should not have two tabs open at once for people with the same name, different spellings. Duh!

  3. Hee hee. Love that lion with his teddy. Fun shaped card!

  4. Totally adorable, Cyndi! So glad you submitted this to our challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw and AI hope we see your work again soon.
    NanaConnie DT

  5. Great card, love the shape and colours, thanks for playing with us at the papercrafting journey, blessings Hilde

  6. So adorable, Cyndi! What a super cute card!!

  7. Fabulous card, lovely colours and design....Thank you for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge,hope to see you next time....
    Mandy x


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