Saturday, October 10, 2009

Etsy Inspired Challenge #57


Happy Saturday, friends! As I've already shared, I am so excited to be the Guest Designer for the Etsy Inspired Challenge for the month of October!

This week's inspiration comes from Kharliebug, a fantastic little shop full of super-cute handbags! I loved the positioning of the buttons on the bag featured below, so I used it as the inspiration for my card:


I used the brand new Cosmo Cricket Nutmeg papers for the patterned paper, and I "sewed" it onto my card using the OBP Zigzag Stitch stamp (so cool!). The sentiment, "Wonderful...you" comes from the Unity store kit for October, also called Wonderful...you! Let me tell you, I LOVE this fabulous set! The buttons (Dark Chocolate) and linen button thread are Papertrey Ink, and the paper (Dusty Durango) and ink (Chocolate Chip) are both Stampin' Up! I rounded the bottom two corners to give a purse-like feel. I love my bows tied through the button holes...a fun touch, I think! :)


Limelight Papercrafts just so happens to be the sponsor this week! ;) We are offering up what I used on my card! A lucky winner will receive the Cosmo Cricket Nutmeg Mini Deck AS WELL AS the Nutmeg 6" Ready Set Chipboard!

Be sure to play along with us!! After you've been EtsyInspired at Kharliebug, jump on over to the EtsyInspired blog and post your creation from the EIC post #57. If you post on an online gallery, please use EIC57. You have until next Friday, October 16 at Noon PST to play along!

15 comments:

Steph Zerbe said...

Gorgeous card girl! I like your interpretation of that bag. Nutmeg is one cool collection! Look at that font, so fun!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Fabulous inspired card! :)

StampinCathy said...

This is just one fanatic and inspiring card. I just love the DP. This is one sweet giveaway.

Kerry said...

Great card Mandy! I love the Cosmo Cricket paper and I totally thought you had sewn the edge...I might need to get that OBP stamp! :)

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

This is awesome Mandy! Perfect inspired card! I love the buttons with the cute bows on them! And that paper is divine!

Tiff said...

Mandy!!!!! Your new picture is HOTTTT! Your card is what I wanted my card to look like....lol! That was my original idea before my card took form! It's Perfect!

sarahmartina said...

I love your card! You shouldn't have mentioned that the stitching was a stamp! Lol, I never would have known! Love how your layout mimicks the purse. Fab!

Ravengirl said...

Cute card Mandy! My hubby is going camping/fishing for a few days, so I should be able to find some time to play!

de said...

LOVE your card Mandy! That paper is so pretty! What a great prize too! Thanks!

Jackie said...

Beautiful card Mandy! Glad to be working with you this month!!!

~amy~ said...

super fabbie card mandy!

Kristen said...

Mandy I love this DP :) Your card is simple yet so fun! :) Love the way it pops with those buttons!

Lmac said...

I'm inspired! I played along!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

So, soooooo pretty!!!! I'm so happy to see you guesting!!! And sponsoring....you are really amazingly talented and generous!!!

Heather Schlatter said...

How funny Mandy your project must have been perfect because I kept scrolling up and down the post looking for the project I thought it was one of the bags for some reason!!!!

Perfect and welcome to the Etsy team for this month can not wait to see more of your creations!!!

Heather