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Challenge #15: Say What?

The prize for this challenge comes from:  Stamp and Create

Stamp and Create is an online store based in the US with shipping worldwide. We offer free shipping on orders over $55 within the US. We carry a wide variety of stamp companies including: MagnoliaSaturated CanaryWild Rose StudioHigh Hopes Rubber StampsMake it CraftyWags 'n Whiskers and many more. Plus we also carry paper packsribbon, and embellishments. We currently have many Christmas designs on Clearance at a great price. 

 One lucky winner will receive a $20.00 gift certificate  .....Good Luck!
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Are you ready for our next fun challenge? But first, our featured video tutorial !  

We are looking at how to make a "Border Sentiment"

So what do you think?
The DT loved this tutorial and we want to show you our spin on this technique.
 To find more information on how they did that, please click on their name/blog. Thanks

My tip is to use a border to call further attention to your sentiment.

Brenda-Disney Girl
My Tip:  If possible, first select the sentiment that you are going to use 
and then match the stamps and paper to it.

Tip: Stamp your sentiment in a fun complimenting
color rather than always using black.

Tip: Keep a stash of colored cardstock that is already folded and scored and cut down to A2 size cards (5.5" x 4.25") then when you finish a card front you're over halfway finished!

 My Tip: instead of posted noted, I used once piece of card stock cut in the length and width that I wanted. Easier to get straitgh lines that way.

(card 2)
My Tip 2: If you want a faster way to to border sentiments,
 just use Washi Tape, takes half the time to complete!

Marilyn - Marilyn's Crafts
Tip:  Using digital paper saves you all the guess work of matching patterns.
My tip: Horizontal stamps work slightly better for this technique than stacked ones. Don't be afraid to "edit" your stamps by cutting them apart and positioning on the block as you want. They're perfectly fine to use as they were intended when you're done as well.

TiP:  Use a marker that matches your stamping ink to trace and highlight the sentiment.

TIP:  Keep it simple.
Tip: To make your sentiment pop on your cards use a shape, such as a label punch to put your sentiment in.
Jennyfer - Jennyfer Creates
Tip: Trace with a pencil on your post its if need be to get the exact position of your stamp.


We hope these design team projects inspire. 

Your challenge:
Create a card or project with a sentiment on the front of it.

This challenge ends on Saturday, March 29th at 9:00 pm EST.  Also, you can join up to our Facebook group: Scrapbook Blessings Club for more fun, games, inspiration, tips and techniques. 
If you do make a project using the featured technique, BORDER SENTIMENTS,
your project and blog may be showcased on the SBC Facebook group.

And as always, comments are appreciated. Thank you for stopping by and Have a blessed day!
SBC Design Team


  1. All the cards are beautiful! Great job DT:)

  2. I agree Gloria, all the cards are beautiful. Great job!

  3. I put a card in and there is no picture of it. When I tried again it says the url is already in the collection.
    {From my blog 3/26/14 post #2}


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