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Monday, October 25, 2010

Papertrey Ink October Blog Hop

The 25th means that its PTI Blog Hop time again.

This months challenge is to create a card or project celebrating a winter holiday other than Christmas.

"There is always a lot of focus on Christmas in our industry this time of year, as that is what the majority
of the population celebrates.  However, this month's blog hop is dedicated to those that celebrate winter
holidays other than Christmas.  Create a project that celebrates Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or some other
winter holiday as we embrace everyone's beliefs in a celebration of diversity through paper crafting."

How great is that?  Love that concept!  But, it was challenging for me because I don't have any stamps or accessories for other winter holidays outside of Christmas.  

So, I kept it super simple and used what I had on hand. 

I created a simple Star of David with Scor Tape and glitter. 

I printed out "Shalom" from my printer.  I also noticed that the little extra piece from the center of one of my "Create a Flake 1" die made a tiny little Star of David.  What a fun surprise!  I had to add them to either side of my little label.  

I am really proud of the fact that I completed this challenge without buying anything new.  

Thanks, Nicole, for this challenge.  I have really enjoyed learning about holidays that I had no idea existed until hopping along to other people's blogs.  It was challenging, but fun to participate!


Babies- Beth

How clever you are, and what a fun and easy card! Yay!!

Kelly S.

Oh that is clever for sure! Love the idea, and the sparkle you added...great job on this blog challenge!!


resourceful and beautiful!!!


Score tape and glitter?! The perfect combo. Love this bold card Laura. and how serendipitous that the flake die leftovers work too! Love it!


Very creative! Great idea~


I love how creative you are to use the score tape and glitter to create such a great card!

Jen Carter

Way to use your creative thinking! Love all the glitter!


Love the idea of using the scortape and glitter. That's genius! Such a pretty card.


creative!! beautiful card!


Love the glittery Star of David!!! Beautiful!

Vicki Dutcher

Great use of glitter!!


Great card! And I love your blog title! That describes me too!

Terri E.

Creative glitter star. Great job with the PTI challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Adele Fowler

what a great idea!! good job :)


I'm pretty proud of you, too. Your card is creative and perfect. Goes to show what you can accomplish when you put your mind to it. The sentiment is right on as well. Just a great job!


Great way to create the star! Makes a great Hanukkah card.


Great idea!

Carol's Ink Spot

Super idea for creating your card. Lovely with all the glitter.


Beautiful card. Loved it.

Diane Jaquay

Beautiful CAS card, and I love the glittery Star of David!

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