Sending Mittens

Anya Schrier created this cute wintery card for a challenge at The Play Date Cafe.

I like to use a challenge if I’m stuck creatively.  There are many companies that offer designer challenges and there are different themes.  Some are color challenges, some are layout challenges and there are some that challenge more broadly.

If you are new to challenges, here is basically how they work.  A company posts a challenge and then you make a project based on their challenge.  Send in or link your photo to their challenge for a chance to win some goodies.  Make sure to look at the rules and the deadline.  Sometimes you need to use a specific brand of product on your work.  Someone usually wins a prize, either based on a vote, talent or just a random draw.

That’s pretty much it, so go ahead and try it.  You may win some nice goodies!

Products Used:


Cabin Plaid Backgrounder – Waltzingmouse Stamps

Winter Wishes – Wplus9



Blushing Bride – retired from Stampin’ Up

Going Gray – retired from Stampin’ Up (Basic Gray shown below)

Oatmeal – Wplus9



VersaMagic Pink Petunia – Tsukineko

VersaMagic Sage – Tsukineko

Pigment Ink Pad Slate – A Muse Studio



Stickles™ Glitter Glue Star Dust – Ranger Industries

1 thoughts on “Sending Mittens

  1. adeleh says:

    I like this card — simple but warm. I never think to cut up a large background, but I love what you did with it.

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