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Old 03-12-2018, 07:03 PM   #1
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Challenge Title: That would be a cute card!
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Keyword: MSP7
Date: March 12, 2018

Hi everyone! Apologies for the challenge posting a week later than normal. I've recently moved and while everything was still in boxes, had a family medical emergency to attend to. HOWEVER, I am now all moved in and ready to roll! Because of my hectic days recently, this month's challenge is very quick, easy and hopefully fun for you!


This month I'd like you to find something in your every day life that you've looked at and said, "Wow! That would make a cute card!" It could be a design on a cereal box, a bumper sticker, an ad in the newspaper or the label on your favorite beverage. Anything that has struck you where you've thought, "I could really make a card like that!"


Since I just got my craft room finally unpacked this evening, I made a VERY quick card, but I've had the idea since I instantly laid eyes on this particular item I purchased for my brand new place. It was the first thing I gave a home, even before I put the key in the door for the first time.





I picked this door mat up when it spoke to me at Wal-Mart. I immediately thought what a cute card this would make! Simple, easy and cute. Here's is what I made this evening that perfectly sums up my life right now.





Let's see what you come up with. Look around your home, work, the grocery store, your favorite restaurant and get inspired by the simplest things. Post your inspiration item in this challenge thread and upload your card into the gallery. Have fun! I cannot wait to see what you come up with! Your card can be as simple or as elaborate as you'd like!


It's so nice to get into my new craft space. Although my first card I made in here took about 10 minutes, tops, it packs a big punch of sentimental meaning and a culmination of courage and adventure.


I wish you a great March and happy stamping!


UPLOADING INSTRUCTIONS:
1. All MISTI Monday Challenge Entries must be uploaded to your member gallery, with the specific challenge keyword, no later than March 28th at 12:00 Noon Central Time to be eligible to win $50 gift certificate to My Sweet Petunia.Post a link to your entry in this thread. The winner will be announced Friday, March 30th by Midnight EST.

2. You may combine this challenge with other challenges, and also have multiple entries. Please use a full description on either how you used your MISTI or, if you don't own a MISTI, how you would have loved to incorporate its help!

3. Please remember to put in the correct keyword when uploading your image. Copying and pasting the challenge keyword is recommended to avoid typos.


Good luck to you all and thank you for joining our MISTI Monday challenges! I can't wait to see your projects!
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Old 03-18-2018, 04:11 PM   #2
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I'll think this through tomorrow when I have a fresh mind!
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Hi! I have a card for the challenge, but as this is my very first post (!), it appears from the error message I get that I have to post in a forum two more times before I can attach a URL to my Gallery page. Unless I'm trying to do it wrong? I will be back once I figure it all out!
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Hi! I have a card for the challenge, but as this is my very first post (!), it appears from the error message I get that I have to post in a forum two more times before I can attach a URL to my Gallery page. Unless I'm trying to do it wrong? I will be back once I figure it all out!
Yes, you need to post somewhere several times before you can post in the gallery...post here again...if you can't figure out where else to post!
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Old 03-19-2018, 05:23 AM   #5
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Here is my inspiration picture for my card. I love the black and white toile



This is my first try at posting for a challenge. Hope it works!
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Yes, you need to post somewhere several times before you can post in the gallery...post here again...if you can't figure out where else to post!
Thanks! I appreciate your help!!
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Hi! Well, after a couple of hick-ups, I am finally able to post my card - since this is the first time I have ever entered a challenge (anywhere!!), I had to figure out how to do it first.

I was trying to come up with a masculine birthday card idea for a friend when I came across this challenge, and thought it might be fun to try. I kept my eyes open for inspiration, and the next morning my husband wore a great sweater vest he owns, and I thought "that's it"!

I started by using the MISTI to stamp my greeting in Versamark, and then heat embossed. While that was the only use of the MISTI on this card (and then maybe not the best choice for a MISTI challenge?), I have to say that the MISTI has changed my card making life. Before MISTI, I was a frustrated stamper - could never get a sentiment straight or a good image on anything I stamped. But the MISTI changed all that, and from that point, I have loved making cards. I'm a happy stamper now!!

The rest of the card was accomplished easily with a square punch. Some of the squares are attached flat to the card base,other random ones are popped up. A photo of my inspiration is attached, and you can find my card
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Toile cards here
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I just made my card...now I need my husband to take a picture of it so I can upload tonight.
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Here is the card I made for this challenge

MSP7 Quilt Inspiration by FayeMakesCards - at Splitcoaststampers


And here is the inspiration sample from the quilt on our king size bed, our daughter made the quilt for us.
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Here's mine, Anniversary wishes by luvtostampstampstamp - at Splitcoaststampers

Inspired by a bin in my studio,
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Wow, the cards are awesome! Thanks for entering! Winner to be announced tomorrow evening! Hoping you are all getting ready for Easter! I'm making my treat favors tonight. Happy Stamping!

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Will the winner be posted here? Or did I miss it last night?
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Congratulations to n2scrappin for winning this month's challenge and $50.00 gift certificate to My Sweet Petunia! Her bubble gum wrapper mug inspired card was very clever and cute! Thank you to everyone who participated! I hope to see you for April's challenge to be posted Monday!

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