Thursday, February 7, 2013

Shoebox Swap Card

This is the card I made for the Shoebox Swap in South Milwaukee this Saturday.  We make 22 pre-made cards that are distributed to half of the attendees and then we make 20 card kits.  Those are made by the other half of the ladies that day.  So—we will have 40 new cards from the swap (the other 2 are for the organizers of the swap in case you were checking my math).  There are two optional swaps—one is any occasion and I posted that card earlier this week and the other is Christmas—which will be posted next week.

The DSP on this card along with the pleated ribbon were recent purchases from the Stampin’ Up Clearance Rack—I loved both the ribbon and paper when it was regular price, so I stocked up on a few of each for the awesome sale price!

I look forward to this day for a long time—it is great to see swappers who I only get to chat with at this as well as get some great ideas.  Carrie Ann does an outstanding job coordinating the day and we all walk out with great cards, sweet door prizes, maybe a raffle prizes and good friendships.  Hopefully I will walk out with less items than I came in with as there is also a small rummage as a part of it—and I am taking about 15 items that I hope find a new home!

Image/Sentiment—Stampin’ Up Word Play

Gina K White; SU Wild Wasabi, Baja Breeze and Peach Parfait, Just Add Cake Designer Series Paper

Ink—SU Baja Breeze

Accessories—Peach Brads; Baja Breeze Pleated Satin Ribbon;


April said...

I love the panache the pleated ribbon brings to the card!

Melina said...

very pretty! love the colors and the patterned paper :)

Linda said...

Great card Barb. Sure wish I was going to the swap. Have fun.

Gardner's Basket said...

So pretty! I really like the pleated ribbon. The other swappers are going to love this.

MiamiKel said...

Tooo cute! The swappers will love this and I wish I were one of them! You have SNOW :)

But I have some pretty cool boxes! :)
Stay safe!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

What a beautiful card, Barb. The ladies are going to love it! That ribbon is a great WOW factor!

Have fun at the Shoebox Swap! Wish I were going!

Darlene said...

Oooooh....Aaaaaah. This is a winner! Everyone is sure to love having this card. Don't you just love it when there are clearance items that you really like! A great opportunity to stock up. Love that ribbon!

:: BlueInks :: said...

I love the textures on this card. The embellishments add to the colors. That pleated ribbon is so fab!

Sassy said...

Perfect patterned paper to go with the pleated ribbon. I bet everyone was thrilled to receive this one in the swap.

maryrose said...

So sweet! The colors are so cheerful!