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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Olympics Silhouette Hat Series Over the Top Card

Created this card using Stitchy Bear digi, Silhouette Hat Series Over The Top, with Olympics theme. Used the colors of the Olympics rings: Blue, Yellow, Black, Green & Red and used USA colors Red/White/Blue.

Used Kraft cardstock as the Base. Used Spellbinders Nestabilities Beaded Circles to cut the digi for framing.  Used the colors of the Olympics rings for matting the digi. Used George and Basic Shapes Cricut cartridge to cut the many .60" circles in each of the 5 Olympic rings colors.  Used Gold Foil Board for photo corners with Sizzix photo corners die cut. Used Spellbinders Shapeabilities Ribbon Banner for sentiment tag/banner. Used K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts stamp with Stampabilities Pigment gold ink to stamp the sentiment on the tag/banner. Used Red/White/Blue ribbon. Added a USA flag button. Added hand calligraphy of 2012.

Photographed with an Art medal my daughter received in high school.

button: USA flag
calligraphy - hand calligraphy '2012'
Cricut cartridge: George and Basic Shapes .60 circles
ink: Stampabilities Pigment ink - gold
8 1/2" x 8 1/2" Base Kraft cardstock
5 1/2" x 5 1/2" core'dinations Royal cardstock - blue
5 1/4" x 5 1/4" core'dinations Imperial carstock - yellow
5" x 5" core'dinations Jet Black cardstock - black
4 3/4" x 4 3/4" core'dinations Shamrock cardstock - green
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" cardstock - scrap piece - red
white cardstock - digi printed on & sentiment tag/banner
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon - red/white/blue
Sizzix: photo corner die
Nestabilities Beaded Circles
Shapeabilities Ribbon Banners
stamp: K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts

Entering this into the following challenges: 

Aud Sentiments Ch59 Tag It unlim 7/18-31 

Do You Stack Up DYSU82 For a Friend lim3 1st 7/26-31
Fresh Brewed Ch106 Photo Insp Red/White/Blue lim5 1st 7/25-31
Getting Cricky Simply Sun Ch Summer Celebrations unlim 7/1-8/4
Gingerloft GL45 Silhouettes unlim 7/22-8/18
Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR55 Let's See Those Layers 5 or more layers unlim 7/21-27
Jaihart Sundays are Lovely #11 7/1-31
Kraft Journal Ch81 Make Me Smile unlim 7/23-29
Love to Create Ch25 Spots & Dots lim3 1st 7/23-29
Milk Coffee Round and Round We Go Circles lim3 3rd 7/19-8/7 

My Heart Pieces Ch use square or circle in your creation lim3 3rd 7/19-31
One Stitch At A Time Sports or Olympic Colors unlimSBDS 1stSbDS 7/22-28
One Stop Crafts Ch192 Olympics/Sports 7/21-27 
Paper Take Wkly Make Your Own unlim my make my own is hand calligraphy of yr 2012 7/24
Robyns Fetish Ch117 Use Kraft card stock lim3 2nd 7/22-28
Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes unlim 7/25-31 
Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch Hey Girl unlim 7/23-29
The Pink Elephant Summer unlim 7/23-29
Victorine Originals Stamps Ch39 Summertime unlim 7/24


  1. A fab card, great layout. Thanks for joining us at Robyns Fetish Use kraft card challenge, good luck, cheers Sue N x

  2. Super FUN card! Love the medal and flag!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


    1. The medal is one my daughter rcvd for Art in high school.
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  4. What a wonderful card. So much detail. Thanks for joining the Papertake Weekly Challenge.
    Love Sharon. (GDT). x

  5. A smashing card:)
    Thanks for playing along with Papertake Weekly
    Anne x

  6. Now thats a fantastic card using the Olympic colours...
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Olympic' challenge. Good Luck and hope you come and join us again next week :O)

    Choccy x

  7. Brilliant card, thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC xx

  8. Wow, what a wonderful creation. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon.


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

  9. beautiful! so much detail without being busy...I love it! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week :)

  10. Terrific card. Love the image. The corners are great on your card. Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish. Edwina

  11. Great card Melissa. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week.

  12. Such a fabulous card, a wonderful design and stunning details, I love all your amazing details.

    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge

  13. Wow, very stylish card, love the image you have used :) Thanks for joining us at Getting Cricky
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  14. Just Stunning! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge!! Come Back and Play with us again really soon!!

    Many Blessings,

  15. Fabulous card, love your overlapped squares in the background and your uses of the Spellbinders die. Love the flag and great image too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stwmp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  16. Wow, this is sensational! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT for our Olympics/Sports challenge; hope you'll join us for this week's Use a Digi challenge. Best, CG

  17. Love this creation! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal!

  18. This is a fab card for your daughters achievement in art at school! I love the image, and the different coloured circles surrounding it, and the little corners of gold.
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

  19. Great design. Thanks for joining us at Love to Create. xxx

  20. Cool card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge!

  21. An appropriate stamp to use! Love the silouhette image. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

  22. Wonderful! I love that you have used both squares and circles! Thanks for sharing at the My Heart Pieces challenge this week!

  23. This is gorgeous thank you for joining us at Gingerloft, and good luck.

    Caz xx GL DT

  24. Wow thank you so much for the three fabulous and so very different entries into our Square and Circles Challenge at My Heart Pieces this fortnight. They are all fabulous and your continued support of the site is much appreciated.
    Danie xx

  25. What a fun tribute to the Olympics. Such a great idea. I love the sentiment you chose.

    Getting Cricky DTM

  26. Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft Challenge. Hope to see you again.


  27. I like it!!!!!! Thanks for participating in MY HEART PIECES challenge this week!!