Thursday, August 27, 2015

Challenge 167: Southern Style!

Howdy, Ai Fans!

Y'all up for a new challenge?

Before we start this rodeo, let's celebrate the winners of the last challenge "Anything Goes!"

Our Top Spot is awarded to...
Congrats! We love how the colors pop on Loungers! We can feel the summer sun! Eulalia, Email with your address to claim your prize pack!

Honorable mentions are...

Congrats to both of you! Jodi, it looks like Selma and Gladys are ready to hit the waves! And Charne, we love your creative golf ball solution for Gordon Golfer! Be sure to email with you address and a set of your choice!

We have a stampede of fabulous new stamps coming out, and our Texas line is the first! You may have already seen them at your local craft store, but now they are available at!

Shop now!
We want to celebrate with a southern style challenge! Today we have Renee here with her Texas-inspired creation!

Hello Ai fans!!

I'm so excited to be sharing a brand new release from Art Impressions with you!  They have a new line called TEXAS ZOO CREW.

The image I'm featuring is called ARAMADILLOS SET (sku#4685)
I decided to create a pull tab card.  One where you pull the top of the card up and it reveals the sentiment. 

For my first step I planned out my "gift box" bottom, top and ribbon.  I used glue dots to adhere the ribbon.  Make sure that the box bottom and the top are lined up when you place the ribbon or they won't be centered.

Next I needed to pop up the space behind the card where the tab 
would fit into and slide in and out of smoothly.

Once I had the foam dots in place I adhered them all being careful to line things up and center them.  The dots on top will keep the tab from going inside the package too far.  It will keep the box lid in place on top of the package.

Here's what it looked like all put together but with the tab slid out to read the verse.

It slides in and out so you can personalize it.

Lastly I colored up the image to match the papers I chose.  Aren't they adorable?!  I'm a huge animal lover so I adore this new line.  We don't have armadillos where I live so I was pretty fascinated by them when I saw them live in person in Florida.  I hope you love them too!

Thanks, Renee! What do you say, y'all? Lets see your southern-inspired crafts! Join the fun and add a photo to our InLinkz below!

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!
✻ The Ai Challenge is open to everyone, international submissions are welcome!
✻ 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, September 10 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!

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