Saturday, November 16, 2013

Drunken Stampers Challenge #150: Person - Elvis

Good Morning friends! It's Saturday and that means a new challenge is up at the Drunken Stampers Challenge Blog! This week for our Person, Place, or Thing challenge is a person. That person is Elvis!


We challenge you to create a project based on Elvis, music, or you can go all out and combine BOTH! The Tropical Hooters team is up this week and here is what I came up with:


(here is the inside of my card:)

You can't read this without Elvis' southern accent, can you?! LOL! I admit, this challenge had me stumped at first. But when I started looking for Elvis clipart, I came across this image and knew right away what I wanted to do! I started with a white card base and covered the front with glitter paper. After printing out the image, I trimmed the main panel to size and adhered it with foam squares. I stamped the word bubble and thank you, fussy cut, and adhered with more foam squares. I then sprinkled the panel with gold sequins and clear rhinestones. I mean, really, doesn't glitter, sequins, rhinestones and Elvis go hand in hand?! ☺ I printed out the inside sentiment with a font that closely matched the font on the stamp and that was that!

I hope that you get a chance to play along this week with the Drunken Stampers! Please be sure to stop by the blogs of my teammates to see what they all came up with! Have a fabulous day!

Thank you. Thank you very much.

Chris
Supplies:
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Many Thanks, He Said She Said
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black
DP: American Crafts glitter paper
Card stock: Recollections
Accessories: Elvis clipart from internet; Nicole - sequins; rhinestones from my stash; inside sentiment printed from Microsoft Word
Adhesives: SA by 3L - EZ Runner, 3D foam squares; Helmar 450 glue

9 comments:

  1. He he love the inside of your card brilliant :)

    Vic x

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  2. Your genius is unparalleled, me dear :) You've done me (and the King) proud. He told me so!

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    1. I knew you were talking on the phone with him! Thanks sweetie!

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  3. I'm not sure I can ever make another thank you card, this one is just. too. perfect. :D

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  4. very awesome! you did the King proud, baby!

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  5. Brilliant! Totally adorable and brilliant design, Chris! And yes, I totally read this in my head in Elvis' southern accent! ;)

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  6. Love the simple design--Love the Glitz of the glitter paper background and Love the Glamour of the gold & silver sequins!! That's total Elvis bling--I can see one of his suits in your card!! Great card!! Thanks for sharing!! XOXO-Shari

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  7. Love it!!! Fab card for the challenge !!!
    Thank you, thank you very much (for sharing your awesome card) :D

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