Kim Padan: Pro-Life Speaker

Friday, September 9, 2011

Friday Mashup! I'm Itching to be Stitching!

Happy Friday everyone!! Time for another fun challenge with the Friday Mashup! Heidi gave us a challenge thatt truly stretched me (that's why it's called a challenge!) Here's the challenge:

  • Make a school themed project

  • Make a project with stitching (real or "faux")

  • Or Mash it Up and Make a school themed project using stitching!
Wow! I have no school themed stamps...but I did have this cute apple from the retired set Tart & Tangy. I don't sew, with a machine nor by hand. Thank goodness fake stitching was permitted! LOL! All of my materials are from Stampin' Up! Here's what I used: Real red for the card base. I added a layer of daffodil delight, with 2 strips of real red 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, then a simple square of basic black for the chalkboard. I colored my apple with markers in real red, blush blossom, chocolate chip and lucky limeade, stamping it on whisper white. I punched it out with my 1-3/8" circle punched and layered it over night of navy punched with the scallop circle. I wrote the chalkboard sentiment with my white gel pen. The smaller sentiment is from a new hostess set, Perfect Words, stamped in night of navy, layered on oval punches and the modern label punch. My final detail is the faux stitching...made with my night of navy stampin' write marker.

I hope you join us for the Friday Mashup! Check out what the Design Team has for inspiration, and post your own creations! Be sure to use keyword FM23 in your online gallery. You can also vote for the next Fan Favorite challenge! You will find the poll on the Mashup blog, right column.

Well, no school stamps, last week no number stamps... a few weeks ago no cupcake stamps. Good grief! Looks like I need to buy some stamps!! (My husband might disagree!)

Inky {{{HUGS}}}


  1. Fabulous card. Love your faux stitching. Great job!

  2. Love your card Kim! I started with Basic Black to do a chalkboard idea like you but the great idea in my head didnt go so well on paper, so I had to go back to square one, LOL.

    That touch of Daffodil Delight really draws the eye in, I love it!

  3. Hi Kim, I love your faux blackboard! Great Friday Mashup inspiration card.
    Kasey ~ in Oz

  4. Yay, I love the chalk board option!