Sunday, November 18, 2012

Your Number's Up!

This week's challenge at A Passion for Papertrey is called "Your Number's Up" - using numbers somewhere on your card.  I have a couple of big birthdays coming up right after Christmas - a new 13-year old and a new 17-year old so I thought I would get a head start on these.

Plus, in the back of my mind is A Passion for Papertrey's last challenge - to show an uninked stamp some inky love - I have so many uninked stamps that I'm going to focus on those as I play along with each challenge.  This week is "Grunge Me".  I love what I have seen done with it - and I have nothing else like it - but it really is out of my comfort zone.  I solved a little bit of my problem by not truly collaging(?) the stamps together - I just ran them up the side!

HB2U 17

I used the sketch from this week's CAS(E) this Sketch! to remind you that with Thanksgiving in the U.S. we are running the challenge for two weeks - so you have 9 more days to play along.  The sketch is truly flexible - my card for the design team was a pastel, glittery penguin - this card is masculine and grunged!


  • Stamps: Papertrey Ink Grunge Me, Boy Basics: Game On (sentiment)
  • Paper: Papertrey Ink Classic Kraft, Enchanted Evening
  • Ink: Papertrey Ink Classic Kraft, Enchanted Evening, Canyon Clay
  • Accessories: Papertrey Ink Alpha Blocks Numbers


20 comments:

  1. That's one of those sets that I've never inked up either although I love what everyone does with it. You rocked it here! Perhaps a CASE is in order for me to get going with it...

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  2. This is so neat...love the stamping and the colours!! Lee-Ann :)

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  3. This is fantastic I love the colours and design. Caroline xxx

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  4. I'm glad to see you ink this set up. You did a great job with it. I love the colors you used and the splats on the base of the card are perfect.

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  5. I love this card! It's perfect for a 17 year old - very hip and retro. I too have this set and have barely used it. I'll have to dig it out again and give it another chance!

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  6. WOWSA !! Love this card! Your rocked this stamp set!

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  7. AWEsome! LOVE the grunge look & such a fab collections of colours! Another great card Kim!

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  8. AMAZING card Kim! I just adore graphic shapes like these!!!

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  9. Very funky & retro! This is fabulous, Kim! Hugs xxx

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  10. Great colours, great design and great use of all those elements to make a wonderful card!

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  11. I think this is absolutely fabulous! Great colours and I love bold, graphic shapes! Great card!

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  12. This is SO fun! I love the stamping you've done here!

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  13. Love your splats and grunge. Super choice of colours. Great for a male teen. x

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  14. Wow, that must be a cool set. I love your result. Groovy color combo too.

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  15. Wow I love the colours that you have used Kim mayjust have to case this!

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  16. This is fun with a capital F!! Love the color splashes behind the focal panel, and the grungy elements are delicious! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS(E) This Sketch - we're so glad you did!

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