Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Team Challenge 3 x 3 Designer Paper

My team has been having fun with a series of creative challenges.  One was a color challenge using the 5 retiring in-colors (get these supplies before they run out!), 2 of my team mates won ribbon though a random drawing of all participants. 

Here's next week's challenge, inspired by 2 notecards made by Suzie Barnes my upline.

Both these notecards use a 3x3 piece of designer paper and are dressed up with embellishments like the butterflies, the braid trim, a punched piece and fun sentiments.

Here's a few close ups:  This one has a back layer of 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 (notecards are 3 1/2 x 5 and are 20 to a pack with envelopes).  

I love that she used the subtle (dry) embossing folder on the back petal pink layer.

The sentiment is fun ... we had a "socially distant" craft day where we were each in our homes (vs in person).

This one uses the stunning designer paper that looks like a Degas or a Monet.  Just a few embellishments dress it up.  

So the challenge... I sent my team 6 pieces of 3 x 3 paper and matching cardstock, along with a notecard and envelope.  I've asked them to make either or notecards and/or treat packaging with these pieces.

They can add extra cardstock or matching ribbon or twine. For every project they create and post to our FB page, they get an entry to win one of 2 stamp sets.  There's an early bird winner on Saturday May 2nd and a 2nd winner on Monday May 4.  

We have a fun team of hobby and business demonstrators that share creative ideas, participate in free fun challenges, love getting new products earlier than anyone else, and hanging out with creative people. To join it is $99 plus tax and you get $125 of your choice of any product, a month of Paper Pumpkin and free shipping -- and 20% off all your Stampin Up purchases.  If you don't keep your account open, that's totally fine, there's no obligation.  

Feel free to email me if you have questions or just "join" under the Stampin Up website, my zip code is 34217

Happy creating! MaryKate

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