Wednesday, December 3, 2008

A Coaster Photo Book and A Double Dare Sketch

I made this little coaster photo album for the November Fan Club Central Theme challenge over on Split Coast - Chick Lit. You had to use the theme of literature or chickens! LOL!!I love this little child sitting on the pile of books while reading one of them. It comes from a set by Clear Art Stamps called 'Story of Me'. The sentiment is H&M Stamps (All I Want for Christmas) and the date is Karen Foster Snap Stamps. This book will be used for pictures taken this Christmas. I used my Bind It all and the coasters are covered with these fun winter designer papers from My Minds Eye.
Stamps: Crafty Secrets Clear Art Stamps: the Story of Me, Sentiment: H&M Stamps - All I want for Christmas, 2008: Karen Foster Snap Stamps
Paper: Mellow Moss, Naturals Ivory: SU, DP: My Minds Eye: Snowed In
Ink: Onyx Black Versafine
Accessories: Medium Weight coasters, corner rounder, oval punch, Bind It All , Prismacolor markers
My second card uses the sketch challenge from Split Coast as well as supplies sent to me by Beverly (Beestamper) for the weekly challenge I do with a group of SCS friends. We had to use some or all of the supplies she sent us and make it a Christmas card. I used the stamps, the designer paper, the ribbon and the foam flower that I received (what a fun package in the mail!). It makes you be a little more creative when you are given items to use on a card - these aren't colors I'd usually reach for!

You can see the other supplies challenge cards here - they'll be posting them all week until next Tuesday.

I appreciate your coming by today! I'm gathering my blog candy - should have it posted sometime over the weekend so be sure to check back!

Stamps: Studio G Clear stamps
Paper: Certainly Celery, pink Passion: SU, DP: KI memories
Ink: onyx black versafine
Accessories: copics, circle punch, scalloped circle punch, tag: Avery, foam flower tag, ribbon, Foam dimensionals


~amy~ said...

Julia...what an a-dorable coaster photobook!!! Love your sweet & fun card too!

Lauri said...

Now I have an idea of what to do with all the coasters I have! and I love yesterday's sketch challenge..I hope I can get back into the challenges next week!!

LeAnne said...

Very cute, Julia! That Bind it All really makes it look "professional"!!

Deborah Anton said...

A wonderful book!! I love the whole thing!!!

Dolce Deb's Designs said...

I love both of these projects. That image on the photo book is just to cute. Have a great day and TFS.

Debbie/Phx AZ

One4Joy said...

precious,precious idea, Julia! The papers and that wonderful vintage image work so well together...I love those papers.

Sue said...

oh this stamp reminds me of my little Cole...he loves to look at books!

Shirley said...

Your photo book is precious and your card is just so cute and pretty too!

dpkennedy said...

Great coaster book! I have yet to even use my brand new BIA that I've had for more than a year already...maybe I should make some books for gifts this Christmas?

I love that little elf! What an adorable card!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

I love that coaster book...the papers and color are lovely, and that image is darling!!! And what a fun bright Christmas card - love the little tag!!
hugs, Jami

Anne said...

Your mom is gonna LOVE that little album!! Such a treasure!

Love the card you make with your DDC goodies!! My fav color combo!! You rock GF!!

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