Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Who's in the Forest Swap

ok this swap is almost done...due 8/18/11...but i couldn't wait anymore to post these...i personally LOVE the computer one...the theme of this swap was to make a card (or two) of something you like/enjoy...hobbies...food...etc....well I {HEART} SCS....i did a screen capture of my swap subscriptions page on SCS for the background...and used the free blog icon that i have here on my blog...popped it up on dimensionals and added red stickles to the heart...inside i stamped the cat and mouse from this set (computer quips)...

i {heart} SCS
Paper: basic gray..whisper white
Ink: basic gray..printer
Stamps: computer quips
Accessories: red stickles..black sparkle tiles..dimensionals



and as most of you know...i love to read...everything...especially cookbooks...cover to cover...and i enjoy recipe card swaps...so the result was my 2nd card...a bookworm...reading a cookbook...with a recipe included...of course...lol...i used GIMP photo editing software to fill the pictures on the cookbook my little worm is reading...then after some consultation with my design team...aka my dd's...i used a brad to "hinge" the
image over the recipe...

cookbookworm
Paper: ruby red..yoyo yellow..very vanilla
Ink: SU markers..printer
Stamps: bookworm digi
Accessories: lt green stickles..sm black brad



these were a lot of fun to design and make...the computer card was from one of those "lightbulb" moments...i had to get it written down quick...and the bookworm evolved when i was trying to think "outside the box"...or in my case "the rut"...thanks for cking these out...be safe/be well

13 comments:

  1. How cute..and that sounds like a great recipe, I love red onions.

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  2. Both are wonderful!!!! Love that recipe card "card"! So very cute.
    Lynn

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  3. Diane Clark-Sutton (Ldyglfr62)August 16, 2011 at 12:56 PM

    Both cards are so cute. Love the computer quips.

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  4. I think your computer card is fabulous! What a brilliant idea! For your bookworm card, adorable! These are great hobby showing cards!

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  5. both cards are cute! i like the bookworm on the card - very creative!

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  6. A woman after my own heart..I read cookbooks like novels. Adorable way to showcase your recipes.

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  7. I love them both! Your computer card is so clever, love how you used the screenshot of the swaps and the SCS button. Very funny sentiment, too.
    The recipe card is wonderful, too. The bookworm is adorable and I love how you added the photos. The pineapple salsa sounds yummy, too:)

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  8. Love both your cards... I so love SCS and reading too.... great cards... thanks for sharing!!

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  9. Love the computer card! I like the "hidden" recipe card!

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  10. These are great! Love the clever recipe card 'card' idea!

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  11. These are so adorable, love the computer and the book worm :) Now that recipe is looking might yummy. TFS

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  12. These are so cute ... super cute! I just love the computer cards and how you created your background.

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