Saturday, April 5, 2008

My VSN Work - Warning, LONG post!

Ok, so you don't think I have forgotten about you, here is what I've been up to... It's VSN on SCS. If you have no idea what that is, don't feel badly, this is my first "real" VSN... I've done the mini ones, but this is the first time I've done the weekend-long one. Here's the short version: Every hour, a new challenge is posted. You have 45 minutes to complete your creation based on the challenge rules. Now, here is what I've done...

VSN kicked off with a BANG... The FIRST CHALLENGE called Runway Inspiration was to find inspiration on a VERY bright dress... well, I don't do bright, so here is my rendition...
Stamp Sets: Stitched Exotics, In the Stars, It's Beautiful Jumbo Wheel
Ink: VersaMark, Tempting Turquoise, Cameo Coral
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black
Accessories: Iridescent Ice embossing powder, Ice Circle Rhinestone brad, pop dot
Stampin' Write Markers: Apricot Appeal, Certainly Celery, Cameo Coral

Challenge # 2 - I Love My Threads
Stamp Sets: Stitched Exotics, It's Beautiful Jumbo Wheel
Ink: VersaMark, Ballet Blue
Paper: Basic Gray, Cameo Coral, Whisper White
Accessories: Celery & Crystal Iris chunky glitter (attached with tombo mono multi), Wild Wasabi double-stitched & striped grosgrain
Punch: corner rounder (to make scalloped edge)

Challenge # 3 - Sketch Designer
Stamp Sets: Priceless, Short & Sweet, So Swirly Jumbo Wheel
Ink: Rose Red, Old Olive
Paper: Pale Plum, Rose Red, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Priceless Classy Brass template, Pretties Kit (hat pin, beads), Theater Ribbon Originals, Silver cord, Silver brads, Silver eyelet
Punch: Tag

Challenge # 4 - Handbag "Purse"-onality
Stamp Set: Print Pattern BG
Ink: Whisper White craft
Paper: Whisper White, white lunch bag
Accessories: Crystal Clear & Iridescent Ice embossing powder, clear microbeads, Hero Arts gems, hodgepodge hardware
Technique: Genie Bag

Challenge # 5 - Let the Sunshine In: Psychedelic Tie-Dye
Stamp Set: Stitched Exotics, Artfully Asian
Ink: Basic Gray, plus Cameo Coral, Lovely Lilac, So Saffron, and Regal Rose re-inkers
Paper: Regal Rose, Whisper White, Ginger Blossom DSP
Accessories: Pop dots, Crystal Iris chunky glitter, Light Orchid cosmo fine glitter
Punch: 5-Petal flower
Technique: Baby Wipe

Challenge # 6 - What's On the Catwalk?
Stamp Set: Fundamental Phrases, All Night Media tiger cub stamp
Ink: Basic Gray
Paper: Kraft, Basic Gray, Creative Memories' zoo prints
Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons
Punch: Spiral, 1 3/8" Square

Challenge # 7 - Fashion Flowered
Stamp Sets: Stitched Exotics, Circle of Friendship, It's Beautiful Jumbo Wheel
Ink: Real Red, Real Red craft
Paper: Wild Wasabi textured, Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: A Perfect Day rub-ons, On Board Chipboard, Hodgepodge Hardware (ribbon slide), Light Blue Gingham ribbon
Punches: Corner Rounder (used to make the scalloped edge), 1" circle, 1 3/8" circle

Challenge # 10 - Favorite Blue Jeans (yes, I skipped a couple of challenges...)
Stamp Sets: Priceless, It's Your Birthday
Ink: Bashful Blue, Ballet Blue, Bordering Blue, Whisper White craft
Paper: Night of Navy, Whisper White
Accessories: Light Blue chunky glitter, Light blue cosmo fine glitter, Blue bead duo, Gelly roll stardust pen

Challenges # 12 & 13 - 1-2 Buckle My Shoe & Rolling Out the Red Carpet
*I got behind, so I combined two challenges for this card and the next.*
Stamp: Stamping Bella
Ink: Basic Gray
Paper: Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons, Real Red striped grosgrain, Colorbok buckle
Punch: Ticket corner

Challenges # 15 & 16 - Following the Pattern & Sharply Dressed Man
Stamp Sets: Wanted, Fundamental Phrases
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Blue Bayou, River Rock, Western Sky DSP
Accessories: Twine, Antique brass eyelet, pop dot
Punch: Large Star
Card Size: 5x5

Challenge # 17 - Through the Looking Glass
Stamp Sets: Stitched Exotics, Fundamental Phrases
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Close to Cocoa, plus Apricot Appeal, Certainly Celery, and Cameo Coral Stampin' Write markers
Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Creamy Caramel
Accessories: Glassy Glaze Enamel embossing powder + VersaMark, Hodgepodge hardware, Kraft taffeta ribbon
Technique: Cracked Glass
Card Size: 3x3

Well, I'm not completely done, but I'm done for the night... more later...



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