Same but different #1

24.09.2014

Francine and I are two cardmakers from Switzerland. We love the same stamps and products! We also like to play with the different crafting techniques. This is why we decided to start a monthly challenge between both of us, which consists of creating a project with the same stamp, craft supplies or technique. It will be such fun seeing the similarities and differences in how the two of us use the same stuff. We got inspired by Jennifer McGuire (she spoke about those challenges in the Kick Start Online Card Class) and also by Christine’s and Anni’s «Lottie and Lisa» («Das doppelte Lottchen»).

We call our challenge «Same but different».
Doesn’t that sound like a cool challenge? If you have the same stamp and if you get inspired by our challenge, feel free to play it with us! Leave a direct link to your project in the comment field below (No back links, please! It will be funnier to see new creations!). You can also upload your cards to our Same but different challenge Flickr gallery!

Ok, let’s start with the first «Same but different» challenge.

Here is a peek at the stamp set we used:


And here is my take:


Oh, how I LOVE these cute critters! I immediately knew I wanted to create a card that symbolizes friendship! That's why I picked the fox and the bunny to hold a big heart with a lovely message for a dear friend. I colored the images with my Copics. You can hardly see it on the photo but I repeatedly stamped the sentiment «Sweet Friend» (Wplus9 «Hand Lettered Hello») onto the die-cut heart (MFT Die-namics «Heart Full of Love») in «Sea Glass» ink from Simon Says Stamp and sponged the edges. I also heat embossed the same sentiment in white on the banner. The large handwritten «Thinking of you» is from the SSS stamp set «Sending Happy Thoughts» and I heat embossed it with «Liquid Platinum» embossing powder from Ranger. For the sunburst background I used a Lifestyle Crafts embossing folder («Celebrate»).

Now hop over to Francine to see her gorgeous creation.

Hope you had fun with this post! See you next month for a new «Same but different» challenge. Thanks for stopping by!


Kommentare :

  1. Ja, eben... das wollte ich jetzt noch machen.... Dir einen Kommentar hinterlassen! *hi hi* Deine Karte ist wunder wunderschön geworden! Das Layout finde ich einfach mega!! Ein richtiger Eye-Catcher ist das!
    Ganz ein lieber Gruss.
    Francine

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  2. Guten Morgen Ihr Zwei :))

    Diese Idee finde ich ganz großartig und es ist doch erstaunlich, was dabei herauskommt! Natürlich wird diese Aktion jetzt zu meinem monatlichen Pflichtprogramm dazugehören.
    Eine wunderbare Karte und jetzt sause ich zur Mitstreiterin .
    Ganz liebe Grüße Elisabeth

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  3. Hallo Anja, hach ist das eine tolle Idee! Da freue ich mich jetzt schon immer drauf! Deine Karte ist wunderbar geworden.
    GLG
    Tanja

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  4. Hallo Anja,
    den Blog von Francine verfolge ich schon seit einiger Zeit. Und dank eurer tollen Idee werde ich ab jetzt ebenfalls regelmässig deinen Blog besuchen. Deine Karte ist toll geworden!!
    GLG, Stéphanie

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  5. So cute... Love the heart with that sentiment and the sweet buddies. :)
    Great card, Anja!

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  6. Fabulous! you are a master with these kind of stamps and adding that embossing behind is sheer genius. Fantastic in every way! Hugs!

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  7. Mega coole Idee habt ihr! Und deine Karte ist echt toll geworden! Grüessli Marlene

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