Friday, June 12, 2015

Cut it Up challenge #73 -

Hello and Happy Friday Everyone!!
Today is CHALLENGE DAY over at

Cut it Up Challenge

We are asking you to create anything
With Stars & Stripes!!
The only Challenge is...
So that should be pretty easy to do!!!

You know you want to play along!!!
The Prize this time is from
As Cute as a Button
For a $20 Gift Certificate

Here's what I created for this Challenge
to Inspire you!

Card Stock - Stampin Up, Georgia Pacific
Digital Designer Paper - Lori Whitlock (Patriotic Picnic)
Card Design - Silhouette Store (#78958)
Assorted Sequins - Craftin Desert Divas
(Freedom, Sunny Day, & Emerald Isle)
Trendy Twine  - Peppermint Stick
Sentiment - Craftin Desert Divas (Celebrate Freedom)
Tag Die - Jaded Blossom (Mini Tags 2)
Stars -Jolee's Boutique

To Make this a Shaker Card I used the Offset
Feature in my Silhouette Program and cut out
the Star Shape to make a window....
 I wanted this to be easy to mail 
So I used the NEW We R Memory (FUSE TOOL)
and a Sheet Protector sleeve --- I added the amount 
of Sequins I wanted then sealed it up using the
fuse tool --- Attached it to the backside of the
Striped Card mat and popped the card mat up
just a little bit....

Now that you've seen what I made ---
 let's see what you create!!!
Make sure to check out the rest of the 
Fabulous Design Teams Creations!

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Stephanie said...

Love this one, Theresa. Red, white and blue just makes me feel good. Great way to do the shaker element. Love it!

Katrina Brown said...

Great card! I love shaker cards; I need to check out that fuse tool. I see some research in my near future! Thanks for sharing!

Georgiana said...

Looking good! I have no idea how to use the off set feature. What is it? Teach me now while I have time! : )

Joanna Wright said...

Love this shaker card, must try this technique. Great card.
My Blog : ilove2cutpaper

Lisa said...

It's so fabulous, Theresa!! I love the design and the papers you used!! The shaker star is so awesome!! What a fun and beautiful card this is!! Have a great weekend :)

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Peggie Sue @ Maxx and Boo said...

What fun mini shaker star! Great card - love the layers and patterns!

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

Wow! That is the most adorable. Great composition and number of elements is perfect.

Sharon said...

Oh my!! This is awesome Theresa!! I'm so loving all of the different pattern papers. And those starts are great. Love, love, love the shaker star!!!! :)

Karen said...

My dear friend, this is an AMAZING take on the challenge! The banners leading to stars is a gorgeous design.. and the sweet sequin-centered one makes my heart dance! I love the varied designs of the stars and banners. The striped base is beautiful and I love the precious little tag! :o) You are such a talented cookie and you excel at every sweet style you showcase. Fingers crossed I can play along at CIU this time! Have a twinkly, sparkly, happy night, Theresa! :o) (And thank you for always making me smile!)

Hugs and blessings,

Gerda said...

What a awesome card, Theresa!! I love the shaker star and the pretty papers you used!! Have a great weekend!!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Theresa, your card is just ADORABLE!! Love all the fun paper patterns and that sweet little star shaker!!

Creative M said...

Fun challenge!! Fabulous card!! Love the fun sequins!
Have a wonderful day,
Crafting With Creative M

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

This card is just all kinds of awesome! Fabulous colors...can't go wrong with red, white and blue! Such super fun prints AND it's a Shaker! This is fabulous my friend - hope you are enjoying your weekend!

Cathy said...

what an awesome card, patriotic and great details!! Have a great weekend!!

Raechelle Bellus said...

This card is fabulous! I love the patriotic theme and mixture of pp! The stars are awesome, especially the shaker star~

June Houck said...

EEP! A fabulous sketch AND shaker card! You rock, my friend :)

VanessaB said...

ohmygoodness that is so darling! love it!

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

This is such a Fantastic card ! Wow ! I LOVE the design , the patterned paper , everything about this is perect !