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Apr 6, 2010

Getting Crafty With the Go-To Girls!!!

Hey everyone! I am SUPER excited today because I get to share a project I made using a fun sketch from the new Go-To Sketches publication! And... I'm not alone! Several of my crafty friends have gotten together to inspire you as well.

Have you had a chance to see the new issue up close and personal? If not, today could be your lucky day! Paper Crafts is giving away THREE of these awesome magazines! All you have to do is leave a comment. Keep reading to find out more!

I was asked to join in the fun by one of the Go-To Girls herself - Maren!!! :) If you've ever picked up a paper crafting magazine, there's a good chance you've 'oohed' & 'ahhed' over Maren's work. She's amazing! (... and as sweet as she can be, I have to add!) Here is the sketch Maren sent us:
And... here is what I came up with:


I've been dying to try out these fun little Free Standing Pop Up Cards that I discovered on Splitcoast Stampers! They are so easy to make & can fold flat for mailing!

If you would like to have a chance at winning one of the new Go-To Sketches publications, leave a comment on my blog, as well as on each of the following links. The more times you comment, the better your odds of winning! :) You can also leave a comment on the Paper Crafts Connection blog for an additional chance.

Here are links to the other Go-To Girls' blogs! Each of them have a fun sketch to inspire you... and have chosen several friends to play along as well. :)
Betsy Veldman
Kim Hughes
Kim Kesti

Jessica Witty
Teri Anderson

Supplies:
- Patterned Paper: ("Mod", Bliss Collection) Crate Paper; ("Sweet Marmalade" & "Cherry Delicious" 6x6 pads) Sassafras; ("Jet Lag", Pack Your Bags Collection) Bella Blvd.; vellum
Accents: (Homespun Chic Transparent Shapes by Melody Ross) GCD Studios; (Thin Birch Real Wood) Creative Imaginations, black embossing powder
Dies: (Labels 8 Nestabilities Dies) Spellbinders
Fabric: vintage
Stamps: (hello word balloon - "Inside & Out" set) Unity Stamp Co.
Ink: (Versamark) Tsukineko

127 comments :

  1. Great card, I've got to try this type! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  2. JULIE, firstly your blog is soo beatiful!! I love the little birdie and the colours and well the whole thing!!! As for your card, WOW!! It's oozing with sooo much detail, just awesome!!

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  3. Acck!!! This is soooo cute Julie! love it!

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  4. Hold the phone! This is DARLING!

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  5. Your card is amazing! I would love to have a chance at the mag, but I am recouperating from surgery and cannot stay on the computer long enough to leave a message on all those blogs! I just had to leave one on your, though! SO DARN CUTE!!!

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  6. How clever! Love this retro card!

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  7. Awesome card. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

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  8. Simple awesome! Love the take on the sketch and adding a free-standing pop-up card to the mix was brilliant!

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  9. OMGosh! This is amaZING! I knew you would rock this sketch. I just love this stand up card and all the details and color combo is perfect.

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  10. Wow! What a fun and amazing card! Love it!

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  11. Great card. Love all the details. I have been wanting to try this type of card. TFS

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  12. Now that is a WOW!
    Eileen in NYC

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  13. So cute! I love the 3-d scene that you have created.

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  14. Love that card. It was "easy"??? hmmmm.. may have to go check those out. Certainly doesn't look it!Just an awesome take on the sketch!

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  15. JULIE!!!!!! Wowza--love this. How fun and love those curtains!

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  16. this is so cute! wow, even some sweet little curtains!?! Awesome!! :)

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  17. Wow! Super cute and original!

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  18. I've been wanting to try one of these stand-up cards too!

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  19. you are one talented lady! great take on the sketch!

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  20. oh my! That is just awesome! I love the curtains you made! Great pop up card!

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  21. Love the curtain and the whole card. Just too cute.

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  22. WooOWw!! This project is truly FABULOUS! Love it - the colors, the style, the details...everything! Great take on the sketch!

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  23. I love your card and your blog! I will have to try one of these cards.

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  24. Too stinkin' cute! I love it! :)

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  25. Oh, my goodness. This is just so cute with that "real" curtain. So cute.

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  26. Oh my gosh your card is sooooooo cute!! I love it!

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  27. This is just so darn cute! love the curtain and the fun vintage cook!

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  28. Whoa!!! What a cute card and interesting take on the sketch. How did you do that anyway??? Marijane

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  29. Now that is the absolute FUNNEST (< is that a word?!) card I've seen yet!

    - Bridget N

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  30. um wow love your take on the sketch. so stinkin cute.

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  31. What a creative interpretion of this sketch--love it!

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  32. How creative and unique! Great card Julie!!

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  33. WOWSA! Easy, you say? It looks like a labor or love! The colors and vintage images are so fun :o)

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  34. OH MY!!! SO CUTE!!!! WOW - such a creative card--love it. Just might have to try one of those myself.

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  35. such a cute card! I miss visiting your blog all the time but I'll be sure not to be away over a month since you just wow me with your work

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  36. Holy moly Miss Julie!! This is ridiculously amazing!! Love it!!
    hugs
    latisha

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  37. Seriously? Well..this is darn the cutest & funnest thing I have eVER seen. Thank you so much for playing along.
    --your #1 fan, Maren

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  38. So much dimension and an intriguing taking on the sketch!

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  39. What a fun card! Sure brought out the giggles in me. :)

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  40. I love interactive card - yours is amazing!

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  41. love the cuuuuute curtains! such a fun card!

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  42. What a clever take on the sketch!! :)

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  43. Wow I love your take on this sketch! Great card TFS!

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  44. What a cute card Julie, so fun and sassy!!! Love your new picture too you pretty girl!

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  45. Holy moly!! This could not BE any cooler!

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  46. What a great card! I love the curtains.

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  47. Oh my, this is so so so cute! I have to try the tutorial out too. I love the curtains!

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  48. Such a fun idea - love the vintage feel!

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  49. oh my word... this is ridiculously fabulous!!! You might have to "remove it for publication" soon. Awesome!

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  50. Oh my, your card is amazing! Your card is definitely one of my favorites! And I really like your blog slogan "Stamped in His image!"

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  51. I can see this is from Maren's sketch, but it is hard to believe it is from Maren's sketch. That's the beauty of creative minds.

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  52. You did not! Of course, you did. Amazing!

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  53. Wow!!! What a cute card!! Great job, as usual, Julie!!!

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  54. OH my gosh, that is just so darn cute, I love the pop up, I am so going to have to make one of these!!!

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  55. So when I opened your post this was me:
    "Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, Julie! This is rad!"
    Clever and really cool!

    Teri

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  56. What a fun unique twist on the sketch! I love it!

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  57. Love this unique vintage card !!!

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  58. Just sooo cute. I need this inspiration I'm getting today. TFS

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  59. so, so cute with the curtain. What a great card.

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  60. Now this is one of the best ones yet! Thanx for the creative inspiration.

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  61. Oh my wordies what a fabulous project! Totally unique and FABULOUS!

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  62. Beautiful trendy cards! Love them and the style!

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  63. Hi Julie, I love this vintage-ish card! It's so different! Thanks for the idea.

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  64. Great window idea! Thanks for sharing with us. Fun blog hop!
    DeniseB

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  65. Wow, so unique.. a pop-up card. Neat!

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  66. What an amazing creative card! I love it.

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  67. Love your interpretation of the sketch! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  68. Not only would I like a chance to win the magazine, I'd like a chance to win that card. How clever is that? Thanks for the awesome inspiration - it was really neat to see how a simple sketch can turn into something like this!

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  69. This is Adorable!! Love your interpretation of the sketch!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  70. Oh my, too fab!

    lisa a.

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  71. oh my gosh! This is the cutest take on any of the sketches yet! Love the window w/ curtains - simply adorable card.

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  72. I have never seen anyone make a pop up card. Very different.

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  73. How cool!!!! I really like your blog as well! First time I have been here....and I will be sure to check back often! Thanks for sharing!

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  74. Oh what a fun card! The pop-up is totally cool!

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  75. Gorgeous Card! Such sweet inspiration for me! Thank you SO MUCH! I love to hop along too :)

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  76. GREAT pop up card! Aren't they just the coolest things to make?! Love your take on the sketch!

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  77. Awesome card! Such a great departure from the "norm" and such a great job of it! I love that throw-back image with the curtained window! CUTE!

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  78. What a clever card, Love retro!

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  79. Wow that is amazing! Love it!

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  80. WOW Julie - this is sooooo you! Haven't visited your blog in a while - nice stop back by.

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  81. What a cute idea! I love it. Very creative! TFS

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  82. Oh my gosh! What a fun take on the sketch. Great job.

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  83. Great card using the sketch!
    I would love to win this mag!!!

    thanks for the chance!

    Marcia

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  84. Wow!! Love the card! The blog! the birdie! You Rock!

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  85. OMGOodness girlie! LOOK at your curtains!!! FABulousness!!

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  86. What a creative and unique take on the sketch - love this, Julie!!

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  87. Okay- this is seriously the cutest card I have EVER seen!!!!!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the vintage look and the curtain is the icing on the cake;)
    Jenny

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  88. Is there no end to the creativity! Holy cow, this blog gets my crafty side going every time. Love it! The 3D take on this card is awesome.

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  89. I do so love retro! These cards just speak to my childhood!

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  90. Great stand up card, Julie! Love it.

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  91. What a fun take on the sketch, Julie! I'm so glad to have found your blog -I just came across your youtube channel a couple of weeks ago and have already been CASEing your work. I'm a big fan -thanks for sharing!

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  92. How clever is this, Julie? You always manage to insert your great style into whatever is trendy. This card is no exception.

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  93. Love this little masterpiece you've created, too cute!

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  94. Love this little masterpiece you've created, too cute!

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  95. Great card. This sketch is sure going to inspire all of us.

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  96. You were just too clever. Cute card!

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  97. This is absolutely adorable! Great job and thanks for sharing!

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  98. WOW! Your pop up card is so creative!

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  99. What a grand idea!! Very clever!

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  100. This has to be the most FUN anyone ever had with a free-standing pop-up card!!!

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