Monday, October 4, 2010

Blue Plate Specials -- get 'em while they're hot!

Each week, our Design Team serves up a menu of tasty challenges geared to get your mojo in gear. This past week was no exception! Since Saturday, October 2 was World Card Making Day, several of this week's Blue Plate Specials featured card designs.

Barb's Technique Tuesday entree featured sewn ribbon pleating -- here's a shot of her technique:

-- and as used on her card:

Serving her What's New Wednesday dish was Cassy, with a challenge to pre-embellish our background paper. Here's her stunning exanple:

and a close up of her embellishment:

Our next course was Transformation Thursday, with Sandy's brilliant desk organizer from supplies she found in her stash:

It opens up to this ...

Is that not truly amazing?

Sandy was the return BPS chef for Friday's Focus, with ideas for using those mini brads that so many of us have in our scrap stash. Here is her card using mini brads as accents:

Our helping of Sketchy Saturday wasa card sketch served up by Nordica. To see the sketch, go here. And this is the adorable cardshe created with it:

And rounding out the week was Sunday's Inspiration by Penny Noel from our Digital Design Team. She used an ad from an art magazine as inspiration for a card. You can see the ad she used here. And this is the fantastic digital card she created:

Do you like what you see? Looking for some scrappy motivation? Then join us for this week's Blue Plate Specials  here on the Cookin' Up Creations Forum, starting tomorrow. We'll be continuing our World Card Making Day celebration throughout this week.

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