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Splitcoast Creative Crew February Challenges

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Monday… back again! That weekend really flew by! What did you all do for the Super Bowl? I went to my friends house and had a good laugh and played with the little ones. It’s always a good time! I have to order my February 25th Anniversary Stamp Set and the Sent with Love bundle, I can’t wait to get that little plane! Did you order yours yet?!

For today’s post I have my Splitcoast Creative Crew projects for the February challenges. They come up with some good ones over there! I’m going to show you each card and then the products separately at the end. 🙂

My first card is f0r the Focus Challenge. They choose a doily as the product focus this month. I could be a stamped, punched or a paper one, I choose the new Tea Lace Paper Doilies for my project. The base of this card is Whisper White Card Stock. I used the Distressed Dots Background Stamp, inked in Certainly Celery, with some Certainly Celery for my background. Next, I adhered a Tea Lace Paper Doily to the card with SNAIL. The tea cup, and all of the other stamps, are from the Tea Shoppe Stamp Set. The tea cup is stamped in Versa-Mark on Certainly Celery and heat embossed with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I used my Sponge Daubers to “color in” some areas using the emboss resist technique with Wisteria Wonder. The greeting at the top is stamped in Wisteria Wonder and punched out with the Extra Large Oval Punch. I backed it with a piece of Whisper White that i cut out with the Labels Collection Framelits Dies and adhered it to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The tea bag is stamped in Wisteria Wonder on Certainly Celery and punched out with the Large Tag Punch (Vintage) and backed with a piece of Whisper White punched out withe the Extra Large Tag Punch. I punched a hole in the top and used some Wisteria Wonder Bakers Twine for the string. I love the Tea Shoppe stamps with the Tea Lace Paper Doilies, they make a fun card!


Next up we have a Color Challenge. The colors are Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla and Sahara Sand. The base of my card is Very Vanilla Card Stock. I stamped the Woodgrain Background Stamp in Sahara Sand on Sahara Sand for the background. The greeting and the butterflies are from the Cross My Heart Stamp Set. The greeting is stamped in Raspberry Ripple and cut out with my Paper Snips. For the butterflies I stamped them in Primrose Petals and punched them out with the 1″ Square Punch. Some Pretty in Pink is punched out with the Postage Stamp Punch and used to back the butterflies. All of the elements are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I think the postage stamps work well around the greeting and I like the woodgrain background.


For my final card we had a Holiday Challenge. I went with Valentine’s Day since it the next one! The base of my card is Very Vanilla Card Stock. I embossed a piece of Pool Party with the Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder for my background. The hearts and flag are form the Hearts a Flutter Stamp Set. The large scallop heart is stamped in Primrose Petals, the smaller heart in Pool Party on Pool Party and the flagged one in Primrose Petals. They are all cut out with the Hearts a Flutter Framelits Collection Dies. The tickets are from the That’s the Ticket Stamp Set and are also stamped in Primrose Petals and I punched them out with the Ticket Duo Builder Punch. All of the elements are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I love the tickets and the Honeycomb folder is definitely one of my favorites!


I hope you enjoyed my three projects for the Splitcoast Creative Crew for the February Challenges. Go over to Splitcoast and search the gallery for creativecrew to see what the other team members have come up with! Thank you for stopping by to see me today! I hope that you all have a good day! 🙂

Stampin’ Up! products used for Focus Challenge:

Card Stock: Whisper White and Certainly Celery

Ink: Wisteria Wonder

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stamp Sets: Tea Shoppe Clear Mount and Distressed Dots Background Wood Mount

Embellishments: White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and Wisteria Wonder Bakers Twine

Framelits: Labels Collection

Punches: Extra Large Oval, Large Tag (Vintage) and Extra Large Tag

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Tea Shoppe CMDistressed Dots Backgound WM

Labels Collection Framelits DiesExtra Large Oval Punch

Large Tag PunchExtra Large Tag Punch

Tea Lace Paper DoiliesWisteria Wonder Bakers Twine

White Stampin' Emboss Powder

Color Challenge Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand and Pretty in Pink

Ink: Sahara Sand, Raspberry Ripple and Primrose Petals Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Set: Cross My Heart Clear Mount

Punches: 1″ Square and Postage Stamp

Tools: Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Cross My Heart CMWoodgrain WM

1%22 Square PunchPostage Stamp Punch

Holiday Challenge Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla and Pool Party

Ink: Pool Party and Primrose Petals Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Hearts a Flutter and That’s the Ticket Clear Mount

Framelits: Hearts a Flutter

Embossing Folder: Honeycomb

Punch: Ticket Duo Builder

Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Hearts a Flutter CMThat's the Ticket CM

Hearts a Flutter FramelitsHoneycomb Texture Impressions EF

Ticket Duo Punch

For a limited time you can get the Sent with Love Bundle now through April 30, 2013. It comes with the Sent with Love Clear Mount Stamp set, Sent with Love Designer Series Paper and a package of Calypso Coral Bakers Twine for only $25.50. That’s 20% off the price if you bought them individually!

Sale-A-Bration is here! If you spend $150 you will also get a pack of Silver Glimmer Paper to celebrate Stampin’ Up!’s 25 Anniversary in addition to $25 in Hostess money. Spend $400 (or host a party with $400 in total sales) and you get 8 FREE Sale-A-Bration items, the Silver Glimmer Paper and a Sycamore Street Product Bundle (Stamp Set, Ribbon, Buttons, Designer Series Paper) plus $65 in Hostess money and one item at 50% off. How cool is that?! (Does not include tax and shipping)

Do you ever feel the need to make something that means something but don’t think you have the time? Or you like to be creative but don’t want to buy a ton of supplies? Well, you don’t have any excuses anymore! Introducing Paper Pumpkin from Stampin’ Up! Each month you will receive a kit that contains all of the items (except adhesive) that you need to make a project, all for just $19.95. Each kit will ship out on or around the 15th of each month. You can cancel at any time, but who would want to?! Go ahead, sign up and get some crafting therapy for only $19.95 including shipping! Click here now! Don’t forget to choose me as your Demonstrator, Justin Krieger – Bethpage, NY! :-)

Don’t forget to check out the Anchor Rewards tab at the top. Earn 10 Anchors and get a FREE Stamp Set of your choice from any current catalog. If you purchase $150 worth of product you will be eligible for $25 in Host(ess) dollars to get one of the great new Host(ess) Sets or any other items from the NEW 2012-2013 Catalog or the NEW Spring Catalog!



About jrk912

I am a tech junkie that loves to engineer some paper!

8 responses »

  1. Justin I love all three cards but definitely the tea cup card the best. It looks great with the doily. You’ve inspired me to dust off my own teacup set!

  2. Judith L Wineland

    As always, the cards are beautiful. Love the teacup card. It is great. Happy Monday.

  3. Great cards! Of course the doily one is beautiful – you can never go wrong with those. It would have never occurred to me to emboss with honeycomb on a Valentine’s card. I like how you step outside the box and always come up with a great card!

  4. All pretty cards Justin but my big favourite is the tea cup card. Love how you have embossed it and then coloured the flowers. I think I will have to try that today. My cardmaking is not happening lately! Have a great week!


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