Saturday, April 10, 2010

KL SNS Challenge #25 Organic!

Happy Saturday and welcome to another KL SNS challenge. Kathy is our hostess and she'd like us to think about the coming Earth Day holiday and use something organic on our cards.

When I first read the challenge I was stumped ... what's organic that would work on a card? I thought about leaves or flowers but I was worried that they would wilt and start to look bad. I settled on seeds and went to see the only person I know who can grow things in this house ... my husband.

Me: Hey, I need some seeds to make a card
Ken: OK (can you tell he's used to odd things coming out of my mouth?!!) What kind?
Me: Black or blue, preferably round.
Ken: Joanna, I meant what kind of vegetable or flower seed do you want to grow?
Me: I don't care what it grows ... I just want something pretty.

I won't go on from there but let's just say he walked away, shaking his head at me! I ended up using corn seeds and then coloring them black with a sharpie marker. When I saw my fingertips ... I was REALLY wishing that my Copic Airbrush system had arrived. Wouldn't you know it, the day AFTER I finished this card ... it arrived. I am VERY excited to play with that little baby!

Apparently I'm in a Swiss Dot kinda mood since this is the THIRD card that I've used the folder with in the last week. Oh well.

So groove on over to KL SNS, and check out the new Stampavie and CC Designs, then whip up something organic and amazing. Feel free to combine any other challenges with your entry, and use any stamps that you own . Just don't forget to use something, ANYTHING organic.

You have until Friday, April 16th.
at 12 midnight EST to link your entry.

The top 3 cards submitted get the coveted Top 3 blinky for their blog sidebar.

Stamps: Henri Playing with Turtles, Stampavie; For You, Stampin' Up
Accessories: Swiss Dot CB folder, Oval Nestibilities, Corn seeds and Copic Markers


  1. Hee hee, love the story about the seeds and your hubby. :) lol He must think we are all nuts!! It's ok, my hubby thinks that I am too. I loved the idea of using seeds. Cute card, too! :) Hugs, Kel

  2. LOL - you crack me up! Thanks for letting us get the "inside scoop" of your conversations with hubby, LOL! Your card is adorable and you had a GREAT IDEA coloring corn seed... looks really neat on here. And I am so envious--the Copic air brush system?!! HOly smokes--you are in crafting HAVEN! :) Have fun!

  3. Brilliant! Love the seeds (even if DH shook his head at you!)....