Saturday, April 11, 2015

You Make My Heart Sing–C4C #280


Hey, there, and welcome to this week’s Crazy 4 Challenges! This month Lynn is our host and since it’s National Pet Week, today she’s challenging us to use a pet on your card or project.

So, OK, I might be stretching it a bit here—birds can be pets, but maybe not these birds? Oh, well, I wanted to use this MSTN Tweet On You set again so I went for it :) My card started with a Kraft card stock base, then I added Berrylicious card stock layer, stamped with Sheet Music Background and Black Licorice dye ink, popped up on foam mounting tape with a strip of Sweet Tooth card stock stamped with Striped Backgrounds and Black Licorice dye ink tucked up under the edge. I cut the tree and the birds, from MSTN Tweet On You Die-namics from Neenah Classic Crest Cover, Solar White Smooth, 110lb paper, stamped the coordinating images from MSTN Tweet On You with Black Licorice hybrid ink, and colored them with Copic markers. I popped the tree up on foam, then added the sentiment strip before popping the birdies up on foam as well. The sentiment was stamped on Black Licorice card stock, cut with Stitched Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics (I cut both ends with it) with Versamark and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder.

Another sentiment from the set was stamped on the inside.


And that's it! Be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has for you, including our April Guest Designer, Vicki Burdick!

THEN, you know what to do--we'd love to have you come along and play with us. Just do your thing with the challenge and link it to Mr. Linky on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Please link directly to your project. And, if you upload to a public gallery, please use the key word C4C280.

Thanks so much for stopping by today—see you soon, and remember it’s all about the art!

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MSTN Tweet On You, Sheet Music Background, Striped Backgrounds (MFT)
Black Licorice dye ink, Black Licorice hybrid ink, Versamark (MFT)
Kraft card stock, Sweet Tooth card stock, Berrylicious card stock, Black Licorice card stock (MFT); Neenah Classic Crest Cover, Solar White Smooth, 110lb
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Cloud Cover-Up Die-namics, MSTN Tweet On You Die-namics, Stitched Fishtail Flags STAX Die-namics, foam mounting tape, white detail embossing powder (MFT); Copic markers



  1. oh I do love that sentiment! what a cute card!

    enjoy your weekend!

  2. Such a sweet card for the challenge!


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