Thursday, October 14, 2010

Santa Suit: Mint Motif release day!

Happy Mint Motif release day! I have a card today for you that uses Beyond Borders in an unusual capacity. As soon as I saw this one pattern I immediately though “belt buckle.” Add that to Very Merry Sentiments and out comes a santa suit card!

But, before I go on, here are the two new sets in their glory:

So, as you can see, I stamped the pattern in Palette Paris Lights and cut it out to create my buckle. I coated it with some Icicle Stickles (LOVE the way my camera caught the light in the picture…that sparkle was NOT Photoshopped!) and then added a little clear bling on the sides, because, every Santa belt needs some bling, right? I cut out the white stripe using my Jumbo Scalloped Petite Borderabilities and then used the belt and the buttons to cover up the holes it cuts. The buttons are coated with Black Diamond Stickles. Finally I masked one of the greetings from Very Merry Sentiments and stamped it in Palette L’Amour Red.

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Be sure to stop by the other design team blogs to see their great creations. Kimberly will be drawing two winners from ALL the comments left on ALL the blogs. One winner will get Beyond Borders and the other will get Very Merry Sentiments so the more you comment, the better your chances!

Kimberly Crawford – designer
Latisha Yoast
Geny Cassady
Kazan Clark
Julie Overby
Charlene Austin

Have a great day! Thanks for stopping by today!


Jennifer Rzasa said...

What a clever idea to mask the sentiment! I love them just the way they are, but masking makes them so much more versatile. Thanks for sharing your card!

Thebug415 said...

Both new sets are fab! Love the boarders. So many fun uses for those.

Corey W. said...

I just love the sentiments and the borders are so versatile!!!

Angela Fehr said...

What a cute idea to use just part of the border! Love that little belt buckle!

Kimberly Crawford said...

Yep, LOVE this!! VERY creative!!!

Julie Overby said...

This card makes me giggle! What a fun one. Can't wait for Christmas now!

Melissa R. said...

I love both new much versatility! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Tanya said...

Both sets are so sweet! And I love your card, so clever and cute. :)

Michele Gross said...

Cute! What a perfect little buckle! Really fun set and I've enjoyed seeing all the fun inspirations from the DT :)

karahoward said...

Such a cute Santa! Love how versatile this set is - both a wonderful background but also great focal point set.

Cindy Lou said...

Wow, these two sets are too awesome! So many uses for the borders set and then the sentiment set has lots of different sayings so each tag is very individual. Great! Thanks

Denise said...

Love the new sets! Some terrific ideas on the hop.... thanks for a chance to win a set! I'd be delighted!