I was in card making mode this week, and working with 6 x 6 pads from Authentique's Journey and Blissful lines. I created ATCs and used them on these two:
For the following two cards, I used a faux ribbon technique with patterned paper strips -- one of my new favorite "go to" techniques:
For this card, I glamorized a chipboard butterfly that's been in my stash for years with paint, stamping, glitter paint and Stickles glitter glue. I also used alcohol ink to recolor a few stick-on gems:
All of the cards were produced for various Blue Plate Special challenges at the Cookin' Up Scrapbooking Creations Forum. The Master Chef Challenge Team members present a different BPS challenge each day on the forum; if you complete at least 15 of the January challenges by February 2, your name is entered into the Dessert Tray prize drawing. This month, the prize is a $20 gift card to the online store of your choice. There's still plenty of time to join in! And watch this week for the 2012 CROP CHEF contest announcement .....