Saturday, August 16, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends - 9 Square Puzzle


Hello!  I hope you are enjoying a great weekend!

It's time for  Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge and this week's challenge is a 9 Square background!  I have a funny story to go along with this card but first let me tell you how the background was created.  Using water color paper, I heat embossed the background stamp from Cracked Hello then water colored the background using TH Distress Markers.  The sentiment is from Glad Glads.


Funny story: After my background layer dried, I cut it up...........ummmmm......NOT a great idea.  I should have marked the back because once I had it all cut up it became the worst sort of puzzle to put together again!  I probably could have made 3 more backgrounds in the time it took me to figure out how the "puzzle" went back together but I am a stubborn thing and I wasn't gong to let my background go to waste!  Honestly, I am not sure anyone would have been able to tell if I had not gotten it back together perfectly, the cracked bg is pretty forgiving but I couldn't rest until I had it right!

Now that I have given you a crafting tip and chuckle with my true tale how about checking out Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge blog to see my teammate's beautiful designs and you can find out how to enter your creation this week!


                                                                Challenges Entered:

I am playing along with Simon Says Stamp Challenge to create a card that makes me think of summer                                                                so I went with butterflies!  


I am also playing along with Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.


8 comments:

  1. Love the background and I am amazed at how perfect you get every piece lined up .......Lis

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  2. It turned out delightful so airy looking with the spaces between the BG pieces

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  3. Your card is so pretty. I love that fabulous background. I probably would have had the same problem, I would have cut it not thinking about putting together a puzzle.

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  4. Angie,
    Your card is lovely and elegant and I really like your BG (it looks as it it fits perfectly - so all of your hard work paid off)!!

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  5. Love the background - gorgeous. Love the amusing tale too - bit like me with all the bits for my Hydrangea card!

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  6. Awesome bg Angie!!! I LOVE it! Your butterflies are beautiful too!! Love the colors!!

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  7. Beautiful card Angie! The background looks awesome! Love the beautiful butterflies!

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  8. Gorgeous card Angie :-) I love the background, absolutely fabulous and the butterflies and simple design are lovely :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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