Please note that every challenge in this blog can be entered with any form of art work, not just cards. Themes may have to be slighly altered, but as long as they represent the general idea, feel free to enter.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Ease(l) Into the New Challenge

Welcome to another crafting challenge at Your Scrapbook Place. Don't let the name of the blog scare you away. We are all kinds of crafting crazy here, and to prove it, we offer you an ANYTHING GOES AS AN EASEL CARD challenge.
Once I discovered how EASY it was to create an EASEL card, I can't stop making them. They are one of my go-to card designs. So, to make it EASY for you, too, I have included at the end of this blog post what I like to call "IKEA directions"--in other words, a tutorial almost entirely made up of pictures instead of words.
First, let's introduce you to this month's guest sponsor, Scribbles Designs:
"Looking for a unique image or sentiment? Well then! Head on over to Scribbles Designs and check out Sandy's world of her funky imagination and quirky characters. Sandy has loved art, drawing, water coloring and doodling for many years... and with the digital image world she can now share it with all of you. Brrr (Penguin) was her first main character and her other quirky images followed not long after. We hope you enjoy the endearing images available in the store and add Sandy's images to your digital stamp collections. 

Scribbles Designs gave the DT some very cute images to play with. Virginia, last month's challenge winner, got to play with "Tropical Fish 2."  She printed the image three times in two different sizes to give her easel card lots of dimension.  Love her seaweed.
Next up is a card from Holley. She used "Puppy In Bowl." Aren't those doggie embellishments too cute, and I love the lace she used to border her card.

I used "Carl’s Pad" on my easel card, fussy-cutting the image and letting just the very tip of the top of my image overrun the bottom of my card face. I bought the sentiment "My Pad" from Scribbles Designs and cut it in two parts. Here's my card (kind of) closed:
And standing open:
Now that you have inspiration to spark your creativity, here are the details:
This new challenge runs from May 1st until May 14th.
One random participant will win three digital images of their choice from Scribbles Designs.

And now, as promised, here's my "Ikea" tutorial for an easel card:
And finally, embellish to your heart's content!  Have fun and let's see your creation! Just link up your easel card below.
Come back tomorrow when we announce the winner of our April 15 Build-a-Sketch challenge.

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  1. Wow, all the cards, the detailed tutorial, one cannot go wrong! Love your work girls - beautiful!!!

  2. Great cards! These images are so cute, they definitely spark your creativity.

  3. Love all the samples and current entries too.
    Virginia Montagna


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