Festive Friday: For the Boss

Oct 4, 2019Hello, Just Because & For You Cards5 comments

Festive Friday: For the Boss

Oct 4, 2019Hello, Just Because & For You Cards5 comments

Festive Friday: For the Boss

Oct 4, 2019Hello, Just Because & For You Cards5 comments

Play along at the Festive Friday Challenge. DT members provide written or video instructions for their projects each challenge! Find us @festivefridaychallenge or festivefridaychallenge.com. New challenges every other Friday! #cardchallenge

Hey You! Boss…!

Maybe you are one, maybe you work for one, maybe you live with one… We all got ’em. Bosses! Our latest challenge at  Festive Friday is celebrating Boss’ Day and we challenge you to think outside the box. We’ve all got different “bosses” in our life, why not show them that you appreciate them by making a little handmade something?! 

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Using the Inspo List, grab at least three items and create a project to link to the challenge. There’s a wide range of ideas to choose from, so even if you’re not feeling the “Boss’ Day” part of the challenge, you can still play along!

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Here’s my take

I chose Flowers, Metallics and Gift Card Enclosure

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Stamps and Paper and Inks … Oh, My!

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Stamps: None
Paper: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ – Solar White 110lb (Neenah), 2, 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ Solar White 80lb (Neenah),  4 1/4″ x 3″ Frosted Satin Card (Tonic)
Inks: Pine Needles Distress Oxide (Ranger), Cracked Sapphire DIstress Oxide (Ranger)
Accessories: Picket Fence Spray Stain (Ranger), Brushed Pewter Spray Stain (Ranger), Rock Collection Enamel Dots (Altenew), Cool Summer NIghts Enamel Dots (Altenew)
Other: Nesting Circle  Infinity Dies (Hero Arts), Big Shot (Sizzix), Cameo Cutting Machine (Silhouette), Florals Collection Digital Cut FIles (Scrapbook.com), Mini Ink Blending Tool (Ranger)

Now it’s your turn to link up!

Now that you’re all inspired, what will you create? The clock is ticking away for #FF0044 and we want to see your design. Link up your project over at Festive Friday and you might just be named a Festive Fave!

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