Thursday, January 9, 2014

Challenge 125 - Expect the Unexpected! Use something from your stash! (Week Two)

Hello Ai Fans!
Welcome to week two of our "Expect the Unexpected" challenge! We hope you've been finding some stuff in your stash to whip up a fun card to share!

I'm not sure about you, but I spent a lot of time over the holiday breaks cleaning and organizing. I actually received a big L-shaped desk ask a gift for my craft area! I really wanted to post a picture for you all, but it's still not 100% complete and I try not to show off my messes! ;)

 I haven't had a desk area to work at my house in about 7 months, so I unloaded 3 boxes and 7 tote bags of my stuff! I have been crafting since I was in high school, so you can imagine I have accumulated a lot over the years. To my biggest surprise, how many items I was SO excited about in the stores, that haven't even been touched!

So this is the challenge I pose to you …

Grab those items! Use them for this challenge!

I'm pretty sure letting craft items go unused is the ultimate no-no in the crafting world! [Note: Keeping scraps is good! I encourage it!] Pull out something you've had your eye on. So we can expect the unexpected. Here's some ideas:
Washi Tape
Spare Ribbon
Embossing Folders
You name it! Just make sure to name it in your post so we know what you used!

Our DT is back this week for some AMAZING inspiration!
Make sure to check out their blogs for what they used from their stash!



Here are the challenge rules ...
✻ Please make a new card or creation. You can make any crafty item you wish; this is not limited to cards!
✻ Limit two submissions per person. You will receive extra votes if you use Art Impressions stamps!
✻ Include a link back to the Ai Blog or grab our button on the top right of our sidebar!
✻ Share the Ai love by clicking and commenting your fellow crafters.
✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, January 15 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!

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