Hippo Birthday-Use it Tuesday Challenge #35

I’m so excited to be sharing with you my first challenge card as part of the Use it Tuesday design team for this term.  Honestly, if you need to be challenged to use that stuff you already have piling up on your desk, this is the blog for you.  You would be surprised how much stuff I have used and not only that, how much stuff I’ve come across that I had forgotten I’ve even had.

Sooo…this week we are embossing!  Blow the dust off your embossing folders (like I did), dig out that embossing powder, whatever you have laying around.  As always, one lucky participant will be randomly chosen to be a featured guest designer in an upcoming challenge!

***REMEMBER: All of our challenges call for you to use your hoarded supplies! A challenge requirement is to tell us in your post what you used!***

Here is what I have for you today!

So I wasn’t kidding when I said I blew the dust off of my embossing folder.  I think this is one of the first ones I ever bought when I first got my cuttlebug.  The image and sentiment are from my image bin, sent to me in a swap ages ago.  I wish I had more of it because I would have liked to have made a set of these cards in a variety of colors, but I only have this one.  The ribbon, bling and cardstock are all from my stash, and in fact were pieces just sitting on my desk when I was creating this card.  The only thing that is not new, is the ink that I used..Sorry! I had to crack open that new Tim Holtz distress ink in the new picked raspberry.  What a hot pink this is!

I’m really pleased how this card turned out and I hope you like it too.  Make sure you stop by the blog and see the rest of the DT  inspiration for you this week and don’t forget to leave them some love as well.  I can’t wait to see what you create for this challenge!

Entered into the following challenges:

Crafty Bloggers Network: Anything Goes

Make it Monday: Anything Goes

Tammy’s Stampin Corner: Anything Goes

That Craft Place: Anything Goes

Chocolate, Coffee and Cards: Anything Goes

Truly Madly, Crafty Challenges: Animals

Createalicious: Anything Goes

Hot Shot Craft: Distress Inks



10 Replies to “Hippo Birthday-Use it Tuesday Challenge #35”

  1. This is so awesome. I really love this cutie.
    I am so pleased you
    decided to join us for our Challenge.
    Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

  2. Beautiful card! I love all the pink! We’re so glad to have you as part of the Use It Tuesday team for the next six months. Can’t wait to work with you!

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