Monday, February 18, 2013

Pause Dream Enjoy & Paper Playtime's Ch#4

Today is the start of a brand new challenge at 

Here both of the challenge links, their prize, and the challenge info.....

Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges (PDE) 
Ch#4 Use a HAT

Begins: Monday, Feb 18
Ends: Sunday, Mar 3
Prize: 1 set of CARDZ TV STAMPS

(must have a USA address)

Paper Playtime (PPT) 
Ch#4 Use a Sentiment Stamp
Begins: Monday, Feb 18
Ends: Sunday, Mar 3

Stamp Set called, "Crafted with Love"
($9.95 value)
Prize sponsored by Lucy of CTMH
(must have a USA address)

Here is my project for both of these challenges:

  • This is an S-Fold card:
    • Cut cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
    • Score @ 2 1/8" and 4 1/4"
    • Fold in half @ 4 1/4"
    • Fold back onto itself @ 2 1/8"
  • All pattern papers for this card are from the My Mind's Eye "Notable" collection (TSQ Facebook store)
  • Mats:
    • Front panel:
      • Blue mat cut @ 1 3/4" x 5 1/4"
      • Green mat cut @ 1 3/4" x 1/2"
    • Middle panel:
      • Pattern mat cut @ 1 3/4" x 5 1/4"
      • Green mat cut @ 1 3/4" x 1/2"
    • Inside panel:
      • Blue mat cut @ 4" x 5 1/4"
      • Green mat cut @ 4" x 1/2"
      • Ivory cardstock (for writing message) cut @ 1 1/2" x 4"
    • Sheriff is "Cowboy 3" p. 63 cut @ 4 1/4"
      • Inked with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink
      • Adhered with foam tape
    • Cactus p. 70 cut @ 3"
      • Adhered with ATG
    • "Simply Said"
    • Stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you guys will come play in our challenges! :) Janis

A Gem of a Challenge - W - #67 Dies and Punches 
My Time to Craft - W - #209 Men Only
Pumpkin spice - W - #7 Love, use your imagination
Totally Gorjuss -  #171 For the men
Challenges 4 Everybody - 2W, 3C - Always Anything Goes 
Bloggers - JFF – use die cuts (Fri)
Inspire Me Fridays – Anything Goes (Fri)
Raise The Bar - W #131 Anything Goes (Fri)


  1. Yeee Haawww What a great card!! I love your cowboy dude and his castus gosh click my spurs and slap my chaps this card is one smokin' S fold card Love your paper and colors. You girl are one creative gal love always how you use your Cricut and cartridges. Guess since you're done for two enteries you'll be fixin' up your coffee by the 'ol fire kick back and enjoy your drink and maybe a smore later!!

  2. howdy Janis! Love that cowboy dude - great challenge too - I have a snowman card with a holly wreath on the head to enter but not sure if it will count as a hat - not trying to fudge it - I am asking however and will wait to hear before uploading. Also, I did not see the linky available for this challenge. Have a great day!

  3. Is your cowboy single?...LOL!He is a Cutie Patootie!I like the design of this card and I am going to try and make one.Thanks for the inspiration."You make my Day"...Thats very CUTE!
    Have a wonderful day,

  4. Howdy or should I say Ahoy. Like your Western card. Not made an S Fold Card and like how you made the inside as nice as the outside.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    PDE DT

  5. I absolutely love this, Janis!! The cowboy is so cute!! The whole design is fun and fabulous!! What an awesome card!! Happy Monday my friend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. What a great card! I love the fold and your cowboy is so handsome!

  7. This is fantastic Janis!!! I love that great cowboy!! Love your card. :)

  8. This is so, so cute, those are great images! Very clever!! Thanks for joinig the Shop Pumpkin Spice challenge!!

  9. awesome card!
    thanks so much for joining us at MTTC!
    Good luck!

  10. Great use of dies here, loving the cowboy! Thanks for joining our die cuts/punches challenge this week at A Gem of a Challenge!
    Hugs xx Cara xx DT

  11. i am absolutely in love with your card....coming from the sps dt to tell you that. glad you joined us. take care!

  12. oh this is precious Janis, I'm lovin' that fun cowboy!!!
    great fold too! Thank you so much for sharing @ Inspire Me Friday this week!
    hugs & blessings

  13. fabby card :) thanks for joining A Gem Of A Challenge :)
    hugs Ria

  14. So cute! I love your design!

    Thank you for joining our challenge at Pumpkin Spice .