Friday, March 16, 2007

DCM Weekly Dare - How Random

This week at Daring Card Makers
the fantastic Kel has set a brilliant dare that is a real challenge.
Firstly make a list of 10-20 crafty items you have in your stash, whether it be brads, ribbons, peel-off's, craft robo, dies, stamps, glittter, buttons, flowers, patterned papers, paint...
You get the idea!
Give them all a number or print them out a sheet and pop them in a hat all folded up.
Next, ask someone non-crafty to pick 3-5 of your numbers or pieces of paper from your from your hat.
Finally, make a card using ONLY the items chosen. A card blank, some sort of sticky stuff and your basic craft tools are allowed If you want to make it really challenging, list plenty of items that you haven't used in a while, or thought you may never use again!
So what went into my draw.... I hear you ask.....
metal embellishments...Ribbons...acrylic stamps...cuttlebug templates...Paper tabs...Doodling...Paint...Dymo Tape...Stickers...Vintage Images...Eyelets...Brads...Tags...Chipboard...Flowers...Rubber Stamps...Buttons...
And I was quite comfortable with the bits Jacob pulled out for me..
Chipboard, Flowers, Rubber Stamps & Buttons..
I threw in printed paper but made myself only use a tiny little bit...
and Well Cardstock..but you'll all be using that too..
Random bits for this card are - Treasures Cardstock,Hero Arts Bold Floral Pattern Stamp, Catslife Press Doll Face Stamp, Heidi Swapp Blossoms, Maya Road Chipboard label holder, Vintage Button from my yummy collection, Versa Color Ink Pad - 104 Lagoon Blue, Versa magic Ink Pad - Jumbo Java (label holder rubbed over with this), a little bit of Basic Grey Printed paper & My Sewing machine..
So have you Dared to DARE yet?..... COME ON I DARE YOU!!!!!!

22 comments:

Kathy said...

Nice card Gillian - that's a cute little stamp. Glad to see you had a little cheat too, makes me feel a bit better :-)

jaki said...

Oh, I am beginning to get addicted to these dares...I have come looking for this weeks first thing Friday night :)

This one sounds like fun, I think I will have to have a go. LOL!

Lythan said...

I'm glad you allowed yourself a little leeway too. This card is lovely. Those doll faces are so cute!

Sam Morris said...

LOVE the doll faces stamps!! And this is just "my colours"! Such an effective design too!

~ Sam

gaby said...

I love this idea!It's a way to use things we never think to use!
:-)
gaby

mamaluke said...

Ooh just lovely... so you weren't daring enough to put the sewing machine in the pot too...

Gillian Hamilton said...

heeeheee... no my sewing machine is like cardstock to me.. it's essential! ;o)

manicstamper said...

Gillian I swear if somebody asked you to make a card out of fresh air you would come up with something gorgeous.
I love the colours.

annikki said...

Great card , as always!

The colour combination is wonderful, one of my favorites.

iralamija said...

I love this one!!! and the way you did the center flower is BEAUTIFUL!!

Bety :)

Rein said...

This is a beautiful again!

Jane said...

what a great challenge it looks fantastic.

Kimberly White said...

So cool Gillian! I'm hoping to get creative again soon - maybe tonight - fighting this morning sickness business! Kim

Rhi said...

Gorgeous Gillian, I love the stamps you've used and fabby colours too. Rhi x

The I Scrap therefore I am Scrapbooking Club. said...

Those stamps are so cute! And who could go wrong with chipboard on the list! Very nice,
Petrina. :)

Sarah said...

Great card as always Gillian, Love the stamps.

Susan said...

Wonderful! You always make such beautiful card, Gillian. It's great you got some things you were comfortable with using. Now if Jacob cold only come on over here and pull some nice things out of my hat like he did for you...!

Loona said...

wonderful work, Gillian.

Paula said...

Lovely card & I knew you'd never give up your machine. Mine is in the naughty corner it keeps snapping its needles on me!!

Monique said...

just fell in love with that cute doll faces stamp! Love your card! Hope you are having a great weekend!
hugs,Monique

Jayrewcraft said...

This is lovely - as everyone else says I love the dolls faces.
Really effective.
Well done!
Jayne xx

Frog said...

Wow Gillian this card is gorgeous i love it.

Andrea xx