This week we're asking you to Shape-Up for the Holidays ... no, you don't have to do any jumping jacks or run around the block to work off that holiday meal ... you just have to make a card that is a shape other than the standard rectangle or square.
Here's what we came up with this week.
Lauren says, "i wanted--for once--to forego my usual 'shape' strategy of making a round card in favor of something a little more interesting, but i was stumped as to what i could use for a template. then i remembered my digital files, specifically these adorable jolly lil friends stickers by minda terasawa! i layered the characters and trees digitally, printed them on glossy photo paper, then scored and hand-cut the resulting shapes... times SIX... so that all of my MY jolly little friends (& nieces!) will each get one at christmas time! more detail of technique on my personal blog."
Stephanie says, "When I saw Lynn's Star Fold Card, I knew the design would make a fantastic holiday card. I followed the easy instructions in the video, and was able to make it come together on the first try (not the norm for me). I used October Afternoon's Good Cheer Collection, EAD Sticker Sentiments, and red flocked reindeer stickers to finish my design. You can see the inside of the card on my personal blog."
Now it's your turn to Shape-Up for the Holidays ... break out those die cuts ... fussy cut around photos ... try some fun folds ... paper piece together Christmas icons ... whatever you decide to make ... just make sure you stretch your creativity & have lots of fun Shaping-Up (hey, it's got to be more fun than jumping jacks). Link up before 6pm (EST) next Wednesday, August 10th; keyword for galleries and the Flickr group is JB32.