Saturday, April 25, 2015

Bookmark Design: From the Heart Stamps April Challenge
It is time to post my project for the April, From the Heart Stamps (FTHS) progressive stamp of the month challenge. Woop, woop!  I even got it done with five days to spare!

In order to enter the progressive challenge, you must either have received the latest image by having participated in the previous month or you can buy the stamp for the current month's challenge.  Everyone who enters and follows the rules is a winner because you automatically get the stamp for the next month's challenge.  Stop by the site and check out the rules for yourself.  While you are there, have a look around.  They have some really awesome images.

This time around I decided to make a birthday tag.  Here is my project and the details.  I hope I haven't forgotten anything important...

General Information:
  • For this project I actually got to use one of my own tags (made with elements from Marisa Lerin, Pixel Scrapper & Art of Nadia).  Details below.


 Digital Image Details: 
  • The image on the front, Hamlet PigWit Being Shy, is available for purchase over at From the Heart Stamps. Click HERE or on the watermark below to go to its location in the store. 
  • I brought the image into Photoshop Elements and then layered it right on top of the tag.  I also added a shadow (courtesy of Megan Tundridge).  Next, I printed it, fussy cut it out and then coloured it in with Copic Markers.  
  • If you missed out, you can still play along with the challenge by purchasing the image. Then you can enter the challenge and receive next month’s digi free. Alternatively, if you spend $10 in the From The Heart Stamps store this month, you'll receive the image for free.  To find the special code you need, be sure to check out the original post by clicking HERE.
Stamp Preview by FromTheHeartStamps
Digital Sentiment Details: 
  • I wanted to come up with something 'pig' related and looked online to see what there was.  Sadly, nothing really fit. Then I went traipsing through my old FTHS files and found one that said "Hope your Hallowe'en is filled with squeals of delights".  It was perfect except for having the wrong occasion so I just whipped this one up myself.  Thanks for the inspiration Faith!
  • I layered the sentiment right onto the tag, along with the image before printing it out.
  • The flowers, lace and half pearls are all Crafts brand and were purchased at Dollarama.
Paper Products: 
  • Bookmark base: Michael's Recollection's Cardstock, white.
Digital Products: 
  • As mentioned earlier, the tag is one of my own.  It is available in the Patterned Tags set of the Tag Grab Bag 1:  Cotton Candy Collection.  If you'd like to purchase this set, please let me know so I can upload it to the store.
Challenges I am hoping to enter:
Others I might get it into...
My final progressive challenge is done for the month.  However I still have lots more to accomplish over the next five days.  Wish me luck!  I'm off and running to the next task on the list right now!
Until next time,


Kay Wallace said...

There is definitely a girl pig, and she is beautiful! Glad to see you at the Tag Along Challenge Blog this week!

ike said...

OMGoodness - I certainly let out a squeal of delight when I saw this lovely little guy :-) Such a delightful card Lisa and wonderful colouring on the gorgeous Hamlet :-D

IKE xxx

ike said...

Here's me with my official hat .... Thank you for coming over to play along with us at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES - it's great to see you there Lisa :-)

IKE xxxxx

Imke said...

Wonderful bookmark, Lisa and great coloring of Hamlet !!

Thanks for joining our FREE Stamp of the Month April Challenge @ From the Heart Stamps !!

Sall said...

Such a cheerful and smiley card, I love it and the details you have written about too, I love the way your write your blog posts

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

What a cute image and gorgeous tag .Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny ♥

Diane said...

Super adorable tag..pretty colors!! Thank you for joining us at "Fussy and Fancy" for our Springtime Flowers" challenge!
Diane FAF DT

ike said...

He was sooo darn cute Lisa that I went over and bought some digis and got his free with purchase :-D Hee hee :-D

Loving your card xoxoxoxox

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely loving your little squeal tag. I can just hear the little orange piggy breaking out into a happy birthday squeal.
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Helena (Gvendalen) said...

So cute Bookmark! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Craft Your Passion Challenges, hope to see you again soon, hugs, Helena

Colleen said...

Oh this is the cutest little pig! Just yesterday I passed a mud mess that is home of TWO huge pigs and to my delight there were little cute and your tag is just adorable too! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

Isobel said...

Great project thanks for joining the challenge here at Whoopśi Daisy good luck x

Anna Jasiolek said...

What a beautiful tag made for our challenge at Pile It On! Thank you for joining us and for making this funny creation. I hope you will join us again soon.
Anna xxx

Marybeth said...

Hi Lisa, this is darling! Such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Tag You’re It!

Shelia said...

Adorable image and sentiment!! cute bookmark! Thank you for joining this week's challenge at DRS Designs.

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Louise x

Evie said...

Adorable tag. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenge. Good luck!

Hugs, Evie

Meighan Wheller said...

Super cool image and love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge. Meighan DT

Jo Ann said...

This tag is super cute...I love that pig and the wonderful placement of each element in your tag. So delighted you blessed us with your project last week at Word Art Wednesday. We have a new Challenge going on and I hope you join us again. Leaving you with the inspiration of God's Word in Psalm 18:6 which says, "In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears." Have a blessed weekend.


Mimi said...

Total awesomeness Lisa, so much fun, great colours, precious image and perfect sentiment all wrapped up in one fabulous creation :) :) Thank you for entering the IKEsWORLD challenge this fortnight. Love and Hugs xoxoxoxo

Danielle Vincent said...

Adorable!!! I love this little piggy and the bookmark you've made. Thanks so much for joining us this week at MTTC. Hope to see you again.

Happycrafter Shell said...

how super cute!! I really like that lil guy :D Thank you for playing along with us at IWC x

Glenda J said...

Super cute! Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

Anja Curvers said...

Wow this is so cute love it. Thanks for joining us over at tag you're it.