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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Ready, set, GO!



In taking a little time to blog surf this morning, which is a rarity for me, I came across a fun new challenge blog. 




So how fun is THAT??? Yep, the challenge is to make a card in 10 minutes or less....Actually that is not an easy task. My card came in, in just under 10 minutes. 9:56 to be exact. Just under the wire. Hmph, I didn't have time to add any extra doodads or glitter, but I like the way it turned out.

Now the truth be known...... did I actually spend just 10 minutes on this card

HELL NO!

LOL

It took me 9:56 to create the card




BUT

the rules say:

You can gather your supplies first.

PHEW

SO I had an idea

THEN

it took me 20 minutes to clear my desk

10 minutes to gather my supplies

and then I got a great brainwave......can you visualize the steam emitting from my ears? Yep, a GREAT idea. I KNEW I had some Designer Paper that would match the colours in the challenge. Found the pad rather quickly, flipped through and YES, it was a perfect match. Got SO excited about that, I spilled an entire bottle of my fave Bevvie.......(NO, I wasn't drinking beer THIS early). Diet Pepsi, sweet nectar of the morning! Ha! Sooooo, it was ALL over my computer desk....the flood quickly moving towards all the good things I have on the desk: My card reader, Kobo, Memory Cards, Sticks etc....and WAY worse than that, my Touch Twin Colour Chart, that I so painstakingly made after losing the first one.....hmph, I guess the third time is a charm.

So, after taking care of that sticky old mess (well actually I piled and dried stuff, but I still have some work to do here!) I sat down to create my card. Fun Stuff, Fun Challenge. I think you should check it out!!! Word of Caution: Start with a tidy craft area

You can find it HERE

SUPPLIES

Trees2stamp-The {Stamps} of Life
Chevron Dies-The {Stamps} of LIfe
Ink: Stampin' Up!
Paper My Minds Eye

6 comments:

  1. Such a fun card! I love that you already started on your holiday cards- it works GREAT with the colors we have for this challenge.

    I'm thrilled you found our challenge and participated! We hope to see you again on the 10 Minute Craft Dash!

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  2. Love your card... what a great challenge!
    Hugs
    Kim
    x

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  3. LOL. Good job. I love this card.

    Be blessed, Beckie
    Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator
    http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com

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  4. Your card turned out great! Love the colors of the trees. Way to go!!!

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  5. Love the patterned paper you chose -- looks great with the trees.

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  6. :D hehehehehe you make me smile... love your card--those trees are awesome! :D thanks for playing along with our 10 Minute Craft Dash!

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