Tuesday, February 21, 2012


This week's challenge at SweetStamps is a BINGO card (see below). All you need to do is pick one line on the card, either horizontally, vertically or diagonally. You can even choose an X or + pattern. 
Here is the BINGO card:

and here is my card:

I couldn't make up my mind which Bingo line I wanted to do so I ended up making it all and laying it out like a Bingo card (I thought this would make a great example of design elements for the SweetStamps Michigan retail store)  

I started with BoBunny's Gabrielle 6x6 paper pad and used the brown dotted paper
as my base.  The solid colors of paper are Coordinations card stock cut using the XM-1 Little Stackers Squares from Cheery Lynn Designs. I used the EF3006 embossing folder for the butterflies and sanded the paper to highlight the butterflies.  The Butterfly DL112, Angel Wings DL112A and Cheery Blossoms B129 are Cheery Lynn Designs die cuts.  The stamp 843 Quilt Block Circle on the vellum piece was stamped with White Dye ink and embossed with Fine Detail White EP and colored from the back with Pitt Pens.  Then cut out using a 4-Split Perforating tool and a Piercing/Perforating mat.  For the distressed piece I layered the paper to a piece of chipboard, ran it through my Distrezz-it-All then applied Papaya Shades Dye ink to it using a sponge.  After stamping the larger design from the 875 Posey Design Silhouette DUO set on the lower left corner piece using Distress Embossing ink, both the image and the edges of the piece were heat embossed with Medieval Metals Fine Detail EB.  The paper piecing was done by cutting out squares with the Little Stacker Square die, cutting them in quarters and piecing them  together on the paper.

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Dawn's Craft Place said...

Oh my goodness what a creative way to do the challenge this week...lots of fun ideas.Glad you played along.
Have a sweet week

Linda said...

Hi Sandy I love your card!!!! The design is just awesome!!!!! Love the colors and what beautiful creativity!!!!!

jonim52 said...

I love your bingo board.What a great idea to make the whole board! Maybe an idea for another challenge?

Bonnie Brown said...

I love your card Sandy!!! That was my idea when I first seen the Bingo challenge!! Kudos to you for designing it!! It is beautiful!!

Jacki Randolph said...

WOW!!! Sandy this is absolutely beautiful and fabulous idea to make a Bingo card!! Love all the elements within the card!!

~ Kendra ~ said...

WOW, what a great idea behind your card, so fun!!! Love all the elemnts!

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

OMG & WOW! I love how you used ALL the bingo squares, awesome design! I really like the ribbon square made of ribbon and wrapped in ribbon too!

Shelly Schmidt said...

How cool is this! I love your great idea to use each square on the bingo card! Awesome!!!

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Great idea! I love it. Wonderful details!