SEM 2nd Birthday Card Challenges

f5cc2-birthdaybannerbScrapping Everyday Miracles is still having the 5 Card Challenges for their 2nd Birthday Celebration until July 31 on their Facebook Group. You still have 7 days more to play along from today.

All cards collected from these 5 challenges will be sent to Cards for Soldiers. The challenge is to complete as many as we can of the 5 Card Challenges, take a picture of them and link the cards here or add them to the provided card album in the Facebook Grup.

There are some guidelines (check out for further details here) from Cards for Soldiers that we must follow:

Cards need to be 5.5″ x 4.25″

No Glitter

Please include an envelope for the card

Cards must be blank on the inside

You can sign the back of your card with your name

Dark Cards must have a white area inside so the soldier has a place to write

Then simply mail your cards to Cara Goedeking by August 1 or not later than August 14. (Cara’s address is proved by commenting here and they will send you by email). Cara will send them to Cards for Soldiers in Mid August after all the cards have arrived.

Here are my 5 cards for this challenges:

1. Create a Birthday Card using 3 or more patterned papers. Here’s the sample from Roberta:

Here’s my card, inspired by Julie Ebersole‘s tutorial at Summer Card Camp 2 Week 2 Day 3. I used 6×6 Designer Paper Colorbok paper pad, The Recollection white & kraft cardstock, The Recollecition Adhesive Rhinestones, Spritz Stickers Birthday, Card Word Puzzle My Acrylix Stamp Set (C1494), White Daisy Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2163), Scotch scrapbooker’s glue, and Craft Bond glue spot, Fiskars paper trimmer & kraft knife, ek tools circle scallop large.

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2. Create a card using this sketch from Helen with one of these themes: Birthday, Thinking of You, or Thank You.

And here’s my card using this sketch. I used Card Word Puzzle My Acrylix Stamp Set (C1494)White Daisy Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2163), 6×6 Designer Paper Colorbok paper pad, The Recollection white & kraft cardstock, American Carfts Premium Ribbon, washi tapes (Queen & Co., Pick Your Plum, Downtown Tape),paper doily, flowers from embellishments swap, Scotch scrapbooker’s glue, and Craft Bond glue spot, Fiskars paper trimmer & kraft knife.

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3. Design a Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, July 4th, Memorial Day, etc. type card (any thank you will do). Here’s a sample from Elizabeth:

And here’s the card I made, a Thank You card, using CAS(E) this Sketch! Challenge #37 (CTS #37):

For this card I used Buzz and Bumble paper pack (X7164B), Honey Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2162), Sunset Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2191), Goldrush Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2123), Cocoa Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2114), Scotch scrapbooker’s glue, and Craft Bond glue spot, Fiskars paper trimmer & kraft knife, The Recollection white cardstock.

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4. Create a card using this sketch from Helen with one of these themes: Christmas or Thanksgiving:

And here’s my Christmas card using this sketch. I used 6×6 Designer Paper Colorbok paper pad, The Recollection white cardstock, Scotch scrapbooker’s glue, and Craft Bond glue spot, Fiskars paper trimmer & kraft knife, green and red Colorbok cardstock, Holly Silhouette Cutting File from Pebbles, Christmas Love My Acrylix Stamp Set (D14920), Cranberry Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2116), Cocoa Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2114).

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5. Create a card featuring a Rainbow of colors! Doesn’t have to have a rainbow of course just feature lots of bright colors. Pick one of the following themes: Hello, Love you, Happy Day or Miss you. Here’s a sample from Nicole:

And here’s my card using one of the sketches from Summer Card Camp 2 Week 1. I used The Recollection white cardstock, Scotch scrapbooker’s glue, ek tools 3d foam dots, Fiskars paper trimmer & kraft knife, We R Memory Keepers Seweasy stitch piercer, The Recollecition Adhesive Rhinestones, Bazzill Basics Paper Vellum, DMC white thread, American Crafts Colorcopia Pencil Colors, Dream Pop paper pack (CTMH special Scrapbooking Month paper pack), Pinwheel My Acrylix Stamp Set (S1305, May Stamp of the Month), Honey Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2162), Lagoon Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2195), Whisper Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2172).

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Do you get prizes for these challenges? OH YES! Here are the prizes for every card you create and link by July 31st you will be entered to win:

$25 Gift Certificate from Scraptown Lady

and

The book Scrapbooking Your Faith by Courtney Walsh.

You stil have time to play along and link your cards! Let’s create more cards for the soldiers!

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