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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Make Your Own Embellishments!

It's time to get extra crafty!

Today's Die Cuts R Us Challenge is to...

Create your own

For this week, sweet Claudia, sent the Die Cuts R Us Design Team...
These 12x12 papers are available now in the Die Cuts R Us store on sale at 40% off!!!

Here is what the Design Team has created to inspire you this week :)

Cara's Card Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Cuttlebug Swiss Dot Embossing Folder; Photo Corner Punch; Sweet Petites Ribbon; SU cardstock.

Gwen's Double 8x8 Layout Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Tim Holtz - Tiny Attacher; Quickutz 4x8 Alpha Banana Split; QK Quickstrips Garden; EK Success Cutter Bugs perforating tools; Scor-Pal.

SammyJo's Bookmark Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Paperclip.

Amber's Card Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Jenni Bowlin Die Cut; Melissa Frances Rub-Ons; Twine; Pom Pom Ribbon; Fabric.

Sarabeth's Card Details:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Imaginisce I-Top Tool & Brads.

Jessica's Card Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP;

The Greeting Farm "Signature" Stamp Set - Being Released 10/15th in the Die Cuts R Us Store!!!

Fleur De Lis Cuttlebug Embossing folder; Copic Markers; Prism CS; Neenah White CS; Paper piercer.

Lori's Card Recipes:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Cuttlebug Embossing Folder; Ribbon; Punches.

Margie's Card Recipe:

American Crafts - Craft Fair Collection DP; Nestabilities Small Circles; Cuttlebug Embossing Folder; Quickutz Sun Die Cut; Memento Tuxedo Black Ink; SU DP, CS & Stamps; Making Memories Button Brads & Ribbon.

Now don't forget that there is a new prize system in place to reward you for participating!!!

Here are the details again ;)

If you participate in a challenge you will automatically receive one "ticket." If you make the top three, you will receive 2 additional "tickets." AND if you are the week's winner, you get 3 additional "tickets!"
At the end of the month, every ticket will be put into a pot and a winner will be drawn to receive a SUPER fab prize pack!!!

Join us!!! Please leave the direct link to your project along with your comment to this post!!!

Happy crafting :*)


Gwen said...

Wow! Love all the projects. Margie I didn't get to preview yours and it is just adorable! Wonder what our faithful followers will put together for us to see? Can't wait! We have the most talented ladies submitting excellent work every week.


the whimsical butterfly said...

This was SUCH an awesome challenge. Everyone's embellies are amazing and how FUN to see how many different options you have out of the same paper! Gorgeous samples, ladies!

Cara said...

Wow, all that creativity from a few pieces of pretty paper! I look forward to the submissions. Another fun challenge from DCRU :o)


love your work!!

Claudia @ Die Cuts R Us said...


Your creations are stunning! It is amazing how the same paper collection can look so unique and different.

Great job gals!

Claudia (DCRU)

Kristen said...

Handmade embellishment! Great DT cards! Thanks for the most fun challenge I have EVER participated in. I loved making this card, and I hope you LOVE it as much as I loved making it! WOW! I have totally been inspired to go crazy on making my own embellishments now. Have a GREAT day everyone!!!!

Katie said...

Gorgeous DT work, I think I'm getting addicted to your challenges! LOL
Here's my card

Amanda Profumo said...

Loved the DT embellishments! Here's my take on the make your own:

beadz said...

How fun! Here is the link to my card

li-bee-ti said...

here is my card

Amber said...

Everyone's cards are adorable! Love the American Craft paper! Can't wait to see what the participants make, I should get all kinds of crafty ideas looking at their blogs!

Heather Schlatter said...

Oh my word these are some wonderful cards from the team!!! I had seen Jess's but none of the others yet your girls are all so fun and have a great use of papers and colors and so fun and whimsical creations I love every one of them!!!


Lori said...

Great challenge.
here is mine

craft_princess said...

Here is my card!


- - Sheryl - - said...

I made my own embellishments for my card. I made snowflakes and a tag.

LORi said...

Great Job Everyone!!! They are all fabulous!!!

Polly Pierce said...

wow mine pale into insignificance!! what beautiful work DT

heres mine

Linda said...

Love all the different styles of flowers by the DT...thank you for all the inspiration!!
Here’s my card.

Irit Cohen said...

great challenge

here mine: my page



SMK said...

such FANTASTIC inspiration ladies!! {here} is my take :)

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