Wednesday, March 20, 2013

10 minute Craft Dash - Challenge #14

Hi! This is my second post for today (double post two times in a week?! seriously?? lol!) If you want to see my Lawn Fawn Inspiration Week project featuring Home Sweet Home, just scroll down or click HERE.

Lawn Fawn is sponsoring it so I'm joining the fun of 10 minute Craft Dash!! If you don't know about this challenge, visit the blog and read how it works and its rules. Basically, you must finish your card in less than 10 minutes. I'm a SLOW cardmaker so I was afraid of not finishing my card and I didn't join it... until now! And I did it!! I can't believe it, haha :)

For this time, you have to finish your card in less than 10 minutes and use the color combo in the banners. This is my card, for some reason, the ribbon looks very greyish in the pic, but it's green!! The card is pretty simple but with 10 minutes I couldn't think of anything more complicated lol! And I finished it in 08:33:68 to be exact :P 

It was super fun and I'm going to join this challenge more often in the future. If you, like me, are afraid because of the time, I have a few tips for you and I know I couldn't do it without them!
- Plan and sketch your card before starting
- Collect all your materials and prepare them on your table, all of them ready to use. For example, your clear stamps ready on your acrylic blocks
- Don't clean anything during the process, do it after your card is finished
- Just before starting, think about the steps you're going to follow, so you won't block when the time is running!
- And finally, think about things that could speed up your process. For example, I placed both dies on my Big Shot at the same time, a little thing that saved me a bit of time :)

Here's a screenshot of my chronometer when I finished my card (Yes I'm super proud hahaha)

Supply list:
- Lawn Fawn stamps: Love 'n Breakfast, So Much to Say
- Amy Tangerine 6x6 paper pad: Yes, please!
- Papertrey Ink oval dies
- Stampin'Up ribbon
- Copics
- Memento ink: Tuxedo Black


Annie Rose said...

Oh my garsh, this is the cutest! :)

Elena said...

adorable! you fit a lot of cuteness into 10 minutes :)

gRiSeL™ said...

Such a sweet and super adorable card!! Way to go beating the time!! I'm like you--a slow crafter--so I've stayed away from that challenge. I may have to follow your tips and try it out!! (:

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Sheila H said...

Adorable - love this card! It makes me smile :)

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card and on my computer your ribbon definitely looks green! LOL Hoping to play this time.

Nancy K said...

Such a cute card in such a short time! Thanks for the quick card-making tips, too!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Wow! That's fast! Cute card!

Samantha Mann said...

super super super cute!! and congrats on 8 minutes!!! love it!!

Barb Ghig said...

Yainea ~ You are so amazing!!! Your card is a combination of "Whimsical" and "Elegant"...and you did it in 10 minutes? I'm in awe...this card is absolutely perfect!

Lauren Taylor said...

you made THAT in less than 10 minutes?! you must have super powers. it's so adorable!

lenny said...

This is super fun!!! And that in less than 10 min..unbelievable!!You are AWESOME!! :)
I've never tried that challenge because the "10min" scare me...slow crafter too...I like to think and rethink and try and retry... :))

Paulina said...

LOVE this card to pieces! I cannot help but smile anytime I see that toaster and those pieces of toast....too cute! You did an amazing job with the 10 Minute Craft Dash, Yainea. I'm so glad that you and some of the other LF girls were able to join along! :)

Crafty Math Chick said...

Lovely card! CAn't believe you created it in less than 10 minutes!!