Friday, September 18, 2009

Quick Lil Sparkle

I was introducing card making to my gals from the Parks and Rec program when I came up with this cute and easy card. The Big Shot was my focus for this first class... and I'd ordered this great lil Stampin' Up! Lattice Die and our Cottage Wall Designer Series Paper. I love this paper and was surprised but look how cute it is!! OK so I ran the paper thru the die and this cute lil pattern came out. I adhered it to Glossy White with our SNAIL. I then took out mini glue dots and while on my fingernail I dipped one side into our fine glitter in green. I love the look when I did different points on the paper. Stamping the Heard from the Heart sentiment with Old Olive and it was a quickie but a cutie!! (not to mention - FUN).

Recipe:
Stamps: Heard from the Heart
Papers: Glossy White, Cottage Wall DSP
Accessories: Mini Glue Dots, Fine Glitter

Challenge: What quickie can you crank out w/ the Big Shot?
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