Friday, July 19, 2013

Happy Summer Day

I have been wanting to make a sprinkled ice cream bar for a couple years, but wasn't sure how.  I discovered a new challenge...new for me...CASology and with this week's Cue Card being Cool...
...I decided it was time to try my hand at the ice cream bar and join the "cool" gang:)!!  It's a happy day when I can have a cool ice cream bar:):)...
I used a My Favorite Thing Rectangle die, cut a white then a couple chipboard pieces of paper and rounded the corners with a corner punch.  I used a scallop punch and took a bite out the upper corner.  I adhered all the rounded rectangles together and used some Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky glue(I had tried a couple others, but this one worked WONDERFULLY!  Other glues were runny and not only didn't hold the sprinkles on the paper, but were so wet they made the sprinkles "bleed".  This glue is thick and holds these tiny sprinkles great and dries pretty fast!!!) and I FULLY COVERED the ice cream bar with Wilton's rainbow sprinkles.  I actually put the paper face down into a small Tupperware container whose bottom was filled with sprinkles and slightly pressed down.  Then, let dry without touching much.  I made the stick with some wood paper, cut with the corners rounded.  I layered the stick and then adhered to ice cream bar.  I stamped the sentiments and adhered the bar to the card.

Now...I know what you're thinking...how do you put this in an envelope??  I really didn't plan to!! I will be giving this card to a friend.  What is really cool is that I purchased a wonderful card hanger die from Laurie Willison a number of months ago that has been anxiously waiting for just this opportunity...it was designed for cards like this one that you are giving with a gift bag  and/or for any cards you just want to use to decorate your gift bags!!(please excuse my terrible staging...refer to Laurie's site for loveliness).  The card becomes part of the gift bag....
These dies allow cards like this one to be the bag's decoration and keep the card from getting squished! Creative genius, Laurie!!  You can check out her site to find the different designs she now has for sale of these card hanger dies!  It was great finding CASology and playing along this week:)!!
Thanks for visiting me today!! Hugs!! Lisa

***EDITED on Monday July 22nd...
I'd like to thank Rosemary and all the girls at CASology for choosing my card as the WINNER for this week's challenge!!!  I am thrilled to pieces and so honored!!!  Thanks so very much for the recognition:)!!!


31 comments:

  1. Amazing card Lisa, looks good enough to eat!! Cathy x

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  2. Super cool card!! :) Love the concept and a really cool idea for the challenge.

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  3. Oh my gosh Lisa. This card is absolutely incredible and SO FUN! I love it!

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  4. Wow! This is amazing! A winner for sure! :)

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  5. oh wow, this is amazing! It looks good enough to eat. Thank you so much for joining us at CASology this week

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  6. This rocks! I love all the texture from those yummy sprinkles! Such a fun card! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  7. This is so creative and original! Love it!

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  8. Oh wow! I think this is our first (almost) edible entry at CASology! lol! Thanks so much for playing along! This is very, very cool!

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  9. Brilliant idea and really "Cool" card!

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  10. Now I've seen everything. Well maybe not everything. . . but your sprinkles are so unexpected. I can't believe you haven't been to CASology before. You make the most beautiful CAS cards.

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  11. Stop me!
    I want to taste it!

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  12. now that is one awesomely cool ice cream bar and a fabulous take on the cue word!! thanks so much for playing along with CASology!

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  13. I have never wanted to eat someone's card before...until today! Eeek! This is SO CLEVER ad fun! I love how it is displayed on the gift bag, too...great die! Thanks for joining us at CASology, so glad you did!

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  14. All I can say is WOW!!!! It looks awesome :)

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  15. Oh, this is so fun! Real sprinkles? I love it!

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  16. I am completely in awe....fabulous!

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  17. If you don't take the cake with this card, I will eat it! OMG I just spied this in the CASology linky & HAD to come check it out. I am excited to be your 500th follower :)

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  18. this looks good enough to eat if you ask me! I just love sprinkles and you can never have too many in my opinion. Love it and call winner on this one!

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  19. Yummy!!!

    I want to take a BIG Bite!!

    Thanks for joining the FUN at CASology this week! -stay tuned for next week's challenge!!...

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  20. This is pure genius!!! Truly creative and such fun to look at! :) Oh, and did I mention I might just be drooling a little bit?!
    Thanks so much for joining us at CASology!

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  21. I KNEW this card was a winner. And on your first time at CASology. Congratulations, Lisa.

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  22. Wow-what a gorgeous card-congratulations on your CASology win,very well deserved :)
    Best wishes,Nessa xx

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  23. Wow, your first time at the challenge, and you won. That is quite something. Congratulations.

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  24. Congratulations on your first CASology win! Well deserved!!! Such a wonderful, wonderful card!!!

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  25. Well deserved win! Congrats!!!

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  26. There was no way this was not going to win, Lisa! Congratulations!!

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  27. Congratulations on your win and a very well deserved one at that ! x

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  28. OMG! WOW! What more can I say this card is one of the most unique cards I have seen in the six months I have been doing challenges.

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  29. Holy awesomeness!!! This card is fabulous! Who knew someone could create a card that you might literally want to eat? lol! :) Congrats on being the winner this week! You sure do deserve it!

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  30. Your card is fantastic! Congrats on the win!

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  31. Im so pleased to see you won over at CASology with this brilliant card Lisa.... I would never think of using real sprinkles!! Love it :0)
    Jenny x

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I so appreciate your comments...thank for taking the time to write:)!! Hugs!! Lisa