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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tickled Pink Challenge #12 - One for the Lads

All the men in my immediate family are computer guys. My dad and my two brothers are what I like to call technologically gifted (as opposed to technologically challenged, which is what I am! lol). They either indulge in it as a hobby, do it for a living, or are about to graduate from college with a degree in it. So that is why I used Lil Lad Eric for Challenge #12 - One for the Lads over at Tickled Pink Stamps. This will most likely be a birthday card for one of my brothers. I used sketch #211 from Card Positioning Systems to get me started. Designer paper from the Generation Tech stack by DCWV and some keys pried off an old keyboard help give my card the geeky chic look I was going for.

I also participated in the corner bookmark challenge that Tickled Pink Stamps owner, Kellie, threw out on her facebook group. I used the tutorial found on splitcoaststampers to create a page saver any vampire fiction lover would enjoy! Lil Lad Lestat was chosen to adorn my project. He technically also qualifies for the One for the Lads challenge too, but it was time for the nerds to have the spotlight today! lol Mr. Dark, Brooding, and Mysterious will just have to settle for runner up this time! lol

I have two more cards to complete tonight so I'll try to edit the post later with the card supplies used. Be sure to check back to see what else I'm up to...

Card Supplies
Images: Lil Lad Eric (Tickled Pink Stamps)
Ink: printer; Tempting Turquoise (Stampin' Up); Copics (W6, R20, B02, B04, E00, E11, E21, E13, E15, E25, E34);Prismacolor Art Markers (25, 27)
Paper: Gable Green, Rose Red, and Basic Gray card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); The Generation Tech stack (DCWV)
Accessories: Labels Seventeen and Classic Ovals Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Cherish border punch (Martha Stewart); Pink Sorbet baker's twine (The Twinery from MFT); keyboard keys; photos from memory card packaging; glue dots; 3D dots

Bookmark Supplies
Images: Lil Lad Lestat (Tickled Pink Stamps); Fictionally Inspired (Artful INKables)
Ink: printer; Real Red (Stampin' Up); Copics (E00, E13, W6, W8, W10, Y38, R46)
Paper: Real Red and Basic Black card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); The Immortal Love matstack (DCWV)
Accessories: Celebrate It red wired satin ribbon (Michaels); black lace (Wrights); Tim Holtz Alterations Texture Fade - Sheet Music (Sizzix); Labels Seven Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Drippy Goo border punch and branch punch (Martha Stewart); Boutique Fluer mulberry paper mini roses (Recollections); glue dots; 3D dots


Lea L. said...

Tee hee....that geek card is so cute!! The keyboard keys crack me up!! Thanks for joining us at the CPS Sketch Blog this week!! ♥♥♥

Jeanette Wallén said...

Fantastic nerd card!!! I LOVE it!! :D

Thanks for joining this week's challenge at TPSC!

/ Jeanette

Leonie said...

Wow this is so clevah!! Love the idea of the keys and the memory card etc. Fabbo job!! thanks for joining in with us this week at TPSC
Hugs Leonie

Janet said...

omg so cool! i love the bookmarker, did ya make it for me ;) lol


My Scrap Diary said...

Hi Regan,
Sorry Im late on commenting on your post. As I said it in the TPS Group, I just love, love, love these projects!! And they are both so different. One is very bright and the other one is gloomy.
And thank you for commenting on my Christmas post. I didnt intend to create Lil Eric for both posts but because I ran out of time (story of my life, lol) I just thought Id go for it. Like you, I was down to the wire. And I had to do it on my mobile phone. lol.
Jess M :)
I became a follower. I want to show my fellow stamp lovers some bloggly love and I rally like your stuff :)
Maybe you can be a friend on my blog as well.