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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Twofers Challenge #16 ~ Shoes

Hi there! For this fortnightly challenge at Twofers I chose shoes as the theme. Honestly, I am much more of a shoulder bag hoarder than a shoe buyer, but, my sister is moving to Denver this week and she is a major shoe-a-holic, we have bets on how many boxes of shoes she is lugging to Colorado from Florida!  I actually made 2 cards for this challenge, when the muse hits, it hits hard, and I asked my teamies which one they liked better and of course Zoe chose one and Jane chose the other! So, I relied on my own intuition and chose to use this one:




How I Made my Card:
Blue Card Base
White Panel
Silhouette Cameo
Silhouette Cameo cut file
Quietfire Designs, The Perfect Pair of Shoes,  #6340
Misc Colored Card Stock
Rectangle of white card & black card
Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black

I started this card by cutting out a bunch of shoes with my Cameo.  I initially wanted to have different shoes, boots, heels, etc. but I couldn't find a cut file small enough with enough detail so I just stuck with good old heels - easy peasy! I then arranged all the shoes on a white panel and glued them down.  I trimmed the panel and attached it to my blue card base.

Next I stamped my sentiment onto a piece of white card using the Jet Black Archival Ink, trimmed and matted that onto black card to give it a bit of pop.  That's it! I really love the stamps at Quitefire, the calligraphy makes everything look so elegant.  


I hope my little shoe card helps inspire you to join in our Twofers Challenge.  We are seeing more & more entries each challenge and the entries are so beautiful, you really should give it a try - after all, you could win a $20 gift certificate to Alleystamp, our generous sponsor - that's right $20 to spend on real, delivered to your house, goodies!!  


Please be sure to read the rules - we don't have many, but we strictly enforce the few that we have.  Thank you SO much for stopping by, I appreciate it so much ~ Christi


I would like to enter my "shoes" card in the following challenges:
Silhouette Challenges - #35, Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper (M) - March - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards (M) - March - #30, Anything Goes
Eureka Stamps - #184, Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - #11, Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafting - #269, Anything Goes
Craft Rocket Challenges - #11, Anything Goes
Craft Stamper - Take a Stamp, Anything Goes

18 comments:

  1. Love the sentiment and all those bright and cheery heels. Have a great weekend, Cara x

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  2. Fab sentiment on your super card, thanks for joining in at Craft Rocket Challenge. xxx

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  3. A great card - I love the shoes and the sentiment too.
    Kath x

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  4. love all the shoes. Is the perfect one there I wonder? Thank you for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week. Hope to see you again.
    Mary

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  5. Great card! The sentiment & shoes are wonderful together.

    Thank you for joining us this week @ Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge. Hope to see you back again soon :)

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  6. Perfect sentiment for your fun, bright card! Thank you for playing along in our challenge at One Crazy Stamper

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  7. What a perfect card to give to your sister marking her move and for a shoe-holic Thank you for joining in at Craft Rocket Challenge - Karen DT

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  8. Shoes !!! Great subject matter and I love your card ! I have also become your latest blog follower !

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  9. Wow! I'll bet your sister got a surprise this morning. I hope she made the move safely and is settling in. Creative Blessings from a Colorado native who is missing the snow.
    ~Kelly

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  10. Fantastic card, love all the different coloured die cuts of shoes, nicely done. Thanks for entering over at Lemon Shortbread, good luck and hope to see you again.
    Denise DT

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  11. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Silhouette Challenge Showcase!

    You are right...this sentiment and card fits your Sister's move perfectly...Very fun!!!
    ♥ Sue Kment

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  12. Colorful, fun and stylish, perfect for a shoe loving lady!

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  13. Lovely card - a rainbow of shoes! Jo x

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  14. Lovely card - a rainbow of shoes! Jo x

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  15. Such a fun card, Christi! Love all the colored heels & that great sentiment! You did almost stump me with this one, though!

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