Thursday, August 11, 2011

Blogiversary Challenge #4 & Giveaway

Welcome to the 4th and final HIMCR 2 Year Blogiversary Celebration challenge!!  Wax Paper Resist Technique!

The fourth and sadly final challenge (This has been so much fun!) challenge is to make a card, scrapbook page or any paper project using the Wax Paper Resist technique.  You will need wax paper, an iron, glossy cardstock, a paper towel, ink and a sponge or something to blend the ink.  If you don't have all the supplies you can enter a project using designer paper.  I did a quick video tutorial for you to see how to do the technique.  I hope you get to try it.  It is a lot of fun, easy & quick!

I decided I needed to send my sweet. hard working, deployed husband one more card!  He should be home in a few weeks!  YIPPEE!

Here's what I came up with:

Airplane was cut at 2.5" from Everyday Pop-Up cards.
Top Note was cut from Elegant Edges at 2.5".

 Can you see my wonderful hubby in his green flight suit?
Isn't he handsome?  LOL!

Card Base: SU Brocade Blue 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front: Wild Wasabi 4 1/8" X 5 3/8"
Other Cardstock / Paper:  White, Glossy White
Ink: Brocade Blue, Wild Wasabi, Basic Gray
Stamps:  SU Loads of Love Accessories and a very old set!  I will look it up and add it later.
Accessories:  Wild Wasabi ribbon, Cuttlebug & Distressed Stripes embossing folder, Wax Paper, Iron, Sponge, Cricut & Everyday Pop-Up Cartridge, Wild Wasabi marker

Be sure and use the linky below to show what you come up with and to be entered into the drawing for the prize!

Stampin Up Itty Bitty Bits Stamp Set

Plus, just leaving ONE comment on this post and/or submitting your creation here gets you more entries for the Hello Kitty Greetings Cricut Cartridge!

Remember you have until Wednesday, August 17th at midnight to get entered into the giveaways!  Be sure and check out the guidelines HERE.

Thank you so much for joining me and celebrating my blog's 2 year anniversary!

One more post in today's celebration will be up shortly!!


shersl84bed August 11, 2011 at 2:52 PM  

Love it, so cute! I haven't tried this technique before, but it sure looks cool.

Smiles Sher

friends4ever August 11, 2011 at 4:12 PM  

love the technique!but i dont think i can do it ! dont have no wax paper! used it all last week when i was baking!

Claire Rambo August 11, 2011 at 4:52 PM  

Thank you for the tutorial on a technique Ive never heard of. I will def try it later. I dont have all the materials. I love your card!

Lisa R. August 11, 2011 at 6:42 PM  

Sweet card! Love the embossed plane! Great technique!joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Melinda,  August 11, 2011 at 6:59 PM  

This is cool. I have never seen it before. Hope I get a chance to try it out.

Carolyn/MamaC August 12, 2011 at 2:55 AM  

Thank you for the video tutorial for Wax Resist. I have heard about the technique, but had never seen a video. The card is fabulous! I have lots of shiny paper and didn't know what to do with I do! Thank you!

Bast August 12, 2011 at 5:15 AM  

Thanx for the video I love this technique. I have to give this one a try! TFS and Happy Blogiversary!


JD August 12, 2011 at 5:21 AM  

Finally... a reason to use my iron! (Which I've had for five years and is still in the box. LoL.) Can't wait to try this!

Anonymous,  August 12, 2011 at 5:21 AM  

I'm glad you put your hubby in the plane! Thanks for all the giveaways.

Kards by Kadie August 12, 2011 at 6:28 AM  

Laurie - LOVE this technique and with the help of your awesome video - I TOO can do this. Will have to give one a try this weekend - Happy Anniversary Laurie!
kadielabadie at live dot com

Linda August 12, 2011 at 9:07 AM  

Congratulation on your Blogiversary!

What a neat idea to use wax paper. Love this now I don't have to spend so much time looking for a special paper for background......

Thank you
Linda in Stanwood

Anonymous,  August 12, 2011 at 7:39 PM  

Happy happy Blogiversary!!!
DMcardmaker (email follower)

SiskiyouSue August 13, 2011 at 7:56 AM  

Wow, I have to try this! Love the look of the wax paper resist.
suekimmet at gamil dot com

Dell August 13, 2011 at 5:09 PM  

What a fantastic card!!! Love how you added all the detail and embossing!

gshrader August 17, 2011 at 1:01 PM  

So cute! The airplane is adorable!
Thanks for the chance to win!
gayle_shrader at yahoo dot com

jayoshal August 18, 2011 at 7:22 AM  

Love the card. Can't wait to try the wax paper technique. Looks very interesting. Thanks.

Karen @ THEBUSYBUG August 18, 2011 at 9:55 AM  

Ohhhh, Iv'e gotta make this card for my hubby, the next time he goes away on business!! (TFTI) Thanks for the inspiration!

Jenni August 20, 2011 at 7:52 AM  

I love the pattern used on the airplane! I never would have thought to use that embossing folder.

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