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Old 05-20-2017, 09:11 AM   #1
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Default WT642 ~ Let's Strip ~ 06/29/2017}

It's Sabrina here as your hostess this week. I'm just coming to the end of a camping holiday in the south of France, so I will be late commenting on your uploads this week, please bear with me. It will have to wait till I get back home at the weekend.

For a midsummer challenge, as we strip off layers of clothing, I thought we would use strips of paper on our cards.
Of course you can use them in any way you like, simply adding a couple of strips of paper to create a frame, or weaving with them if you're patient. But we also have a couple of tutorials I'd like to suggest, and also and old TLC from Joan Ervin - yikes, I couldn't believe how far back I had to go to find it, but it was a great technique and one I have used several times since.


* TLC363 : Make Your Own Stripes

* Herringbone Technique

* Bargello Technique - this starts with strips and then takes it up a notch to give the stepped look typical of bargello needlework...

* 3D pumpkin placecard

* Iris Twist

* Double Ball ornament

And, I guess this qualifies too!

* Quilling

Whatever way you choose to use your strips, come back and upload your creation with the keyword WT642, and then come back and share a link here - that makes it easy for people to find your card , especially the hostesses.




Here's a link to our WT642 Let's Strip gallery



I started out by making a herringbone background, and since I cut too many strips, went on to make a bargello one too. But there's no doubt that it's easier if your strips are a little wider as Joan suggests in the tutorial!


Here's my WT642 Herringbone Hi

and WT642 Bargello Butterflies


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1. Open 2 windows or tabs: one for your card in the gallery, and one for this thread
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5. Go back to this thread. Click PASTE.

My thanks to Cathy, Lisa, Carla and Toni for creating inspirational samples to stir your creativity, and to Carla for making the challenge live for me in my absence.
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Old 06-28-2017, 08:28 PM   #2
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Sabrina, I hope your camping holiday has been marvelous! Thanks for the inspiration to try the Bargello technique. I'll definitely try it again. Here's my card, Have a Rosie Birthday!
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That's for getting me to try something different, I chose the Iris Twist:http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/...&ppuser=118730
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here is mine, great challenge and lots of different techniques to use

WT642 stripes by snietje - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Great challenge Sabrina. I hope your had a great Holiday. Here is my card:

WT642 Stop to Smell the Flowers by Shoe Girl - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Thank Sabrina for the challenge !
Here is my card :
WT642 Fantasy with Christmas balls by niki1 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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Sounds like you had a FABULOUS holiday, Sabrina. Good to see you back. Loved your challenge today....something I never think of doing, but it is fun. Thanks.

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Bit of a cheat Sabrina - but time a bit short today.

WT642 ~ Bold Stripes by sistersandie - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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Sabrina this was a cool challenge today! I decided to try the Herringbone Technique. It was a lot of fun!

WT642 Herringbone Technique
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had fun using bits of this and that to form my stripes- using warm summer colors. Here's Birthday Cake
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It's a good thing I woke up REALLY early today! Even so I'm gonna run a bit late to work. . . Hopefully, I can try some other tecniques later today for now here is my quilled card:

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strips inlaid-- WT642 hello hello
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Fun Challenge, Sabrina. Here's my card.
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Thanks Sabrina for the nudge to try something new!

WT642 Strip Scraps by DCinkit - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


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Sabrina- awesome challenge, thanks! glad to hear your trip went well I used this "new to me" adorable dog stamp, adding simple stripes for my mini card- here's Patches
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Here's my card: skinny dipping.
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Didn't make a card for your challenge, today, but always in the mood for making these bows. Thanks, Sabrina.

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This may be a bit of a cheat, but the sketch this week also featured two strips of paper so I'm double dipping with this card.

Birthday Turtle by Shirleysgirl - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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This was fun! I chose the Herringbone technique.
WT642 Froggie says Hello by AnniePanda - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks for the great challenge, Sabrina! On my card I chose to use short strips to weave an embellishment similar to a gum wrapper chain. Fun! Here's my card:
WT642 Get Well Soon by stampwithdiane - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Went with a nautical/4th of july card, using stripes for my background, along with a reverse cut star background panel, and fireworks from my "dusty back of the shelf" set July Fourth for friday's challenge. Here's Pirate's Celebration
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You had me at the challenge title! Glad I got to play:

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Sabrina, your challenge is a great one! Thanks! Here is my submission to the challenge.
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Here is my card for the challenge.
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Sabrina and Audrie; I had the bg of this card done a couple of days ago, but never put anything together with it. I felt it would be good for both challenges! Thanks for the inspiration!

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Loved this challenge as I loved using the Herringbone Technique on my daughter's card. here it is: Flowers for Daughter's Birthday!
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A super fun challenge. Here's mine...

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So great to be reminded to use the scraps in strips!
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My first time trying the Bargello technique. Thanks for the challenge!
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