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



It took me 9:56 to create the card


the rules say:

You can gather your supplies first.


SO I had an idea


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


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


  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!

  2. Love your card... what a great challenge!

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

    Be blessed, Beckie
    Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator

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

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

  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!


Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I hope you have a wonderful day and I very much appreciate your sweet comments!


© Summerthyme Studio. Made with love by The Dutch Lady Designs.