Saturday, October 4, 2008

Blog Hop POP challenge

Hi all and Happy card making day to you!

A while back Pamela from FireCracker Designs mentioned the neat idea Paper Crafts had with their 3 step card making (edition was called: cards, gifts, & more, paper crafting 3 ways) So she challenged her new design team to see how they could make a card that was already great to start with, into something that really WOWS you!

Here's what we did. Each member created a card, we called it the Step 1 card. It is a completely finished, very nice card. We sent that card to another member of the team, and that person was to take our card and step it up a notch, really make it POP...(although the magazine did this in 3 steps, we decided two steps was really enough)we called that the step 2 card.

SOOOO today, on World Card Making day, we are going to do a BLOG HOP...and show off what we did!! No one has seen the step 2 of their own cards!! Each gal on the team will be posting the step 1, and step 2 of the card they FINISHED, and the Step 1 of the card they sent away. That way you will be able to see side by side the finished cards, and get a taste of what the next card will be. There will be a link to the step 2 of the second card. When you get to that blog, you will again see the step 1 card, and the finished step 2 of that well as the step 1 of the next card. Doesn't that sound FUN?? The best part, the girls all have to complete the blog ring to see how their own card was POPPED!

Now for the candy.....once you complete the blog hop ring, you need to visit Pamela....where you can then leave a comment telling her which card art you liked the best, why, and which artists had a hand in creating it.......... .She will pick 1 random winner to send out a stamp set to!! (Her choice)..... .......

Now to start things off:

Here's the card I received as a step 1 card. It was created by Libby Hickson:

Here's what I did to it, (step 2) to make it POP:

I added glitter t the tree cause I LOVE shiny ornaments and i had a cute star charm that I hung off to the side and added the white ribbon.

and NOW, here's my step 1 card, that I sent to Pamela:
Visit her Blog to see what she did!


Heather Lee-Reppen said...

Great job! You really added some wonderful things to Libby's card!

Julie- justwritedesigns. said...

Wonderful! Love the added ribbon, star and glitter.

FireCracker082 said...

oh yeah, the star is a perfect the glitter too!

kc_froglady said...

What a great idea with the hanging ornament and the ribbon is wonderful too - course I LOVE LOVE LOVE Ribbon LOL!

Vicki said...

What perfect touches you've added to the already darling card!! :) Love the shiny ornaments of course and the ribbon is just PERFECT for this!! :) Your Scarecrow card is too cute!! Have a wonderful weekend friend!!

Ret said...

Hi Lisa. Love this!!! The star, glitter and the ribbon sure make this card pop! Just love that STAR!! Beautiful job!
Ret Cudmore

Sherri said...

Love it...Its amazing to me how adding so little can have such a huge impact. You did great!

Ursula said...

Great work, Lisa! Love the bling added to the tree ornaments and the hanging star! Perfect touches!
I love your adorable scrarecrow card, and have already seen it's step 2 on Pam's site (I started there this morning.) Guess that means I have come full circle - bummer - this was so FUN, I don't want it to end! LOL
Happy Card Making Day everyone! :o)

Libby Hickson said...

What a great idea to hang an ornament next to the tree! And of course adding glitter - I always LOVE glitter! LOL Wonderful job!!

Cheryl said...

Love it! I always love glitter on a tree and your charm is so very cute. On to the next one now.

Leslie Miller said...

Glitter makes everything pop! Love the star charm, too!


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