Betsy took the papercrafting community by storm in November when she presented cards with a chalkboard look on her blog. By popular demand, she's revisiting the amazing technique with a video. Join in the fun and create some projects yourself this week. Click play to learn more.
If you are joining along this week, here are the details concerning the Make It Monday Challenge.
–A new Make It Monday Challenge will go up every Monday morning at 9am EST.
–Create a project utilizing your take on the challenge. Your project must use at least one Papertrey product and Betsy's chalkboard technique.
–Post your project on your blog, in your gallery or on any other photo-hosting site (such as photobucket or flickr).
–-Add your project to our —>InLinkz List HERE<—
–You will have until 7am, Monday, January 7th, to add your link to the list to be eligible to win. And you can enter as many times as you like.
–We will be tweeting and posting on our Facebook page every night (between 5-9pm EST) highlighting a Featured Project. These tweets/Facebook postings will just be a shout-out regarding projects that caught our eye.
–One randomly selected winner will be chosen from ALL the entries on Monday, January 7th, after 7am. The winner will be posted here on this blog post, on Twitter and Facebook. The randomly selected winner will get a $25 PTI gift certificate to spend however they like!
Good luck to everyone and we look forward to seeing your projects!
EDITED TO ADD THIS WEEK'S WINNER:
Congratulations to Lauren A. for being randomly selected as this weeks winner! Please email Customer Service and provide the email address you would like your $25 gift certificate sent to! And a big thank you to everyone else who participated in this challenge. There were so many amazing entries! Enjoy the rest of your week!
Becky Green says
I ALWAYS LOVE Betsy’s techniques!!!!!! I LOVE BETSY’S WORK! AND LOVE THIS CARD !!!!!!!! 🙂 THANKS FOR SHOWING US BETSY!!!!!!!! 🙂
Betsy,what a lovely card. I like tht you used ocean tides. Thank you for sharing.
Linda L in Tennessee says
Great tutorial! Thanks for doing it as a Make it Monday so we could watch the process. Re-enforces the blog posting. Beautiful card!
Brenda B. says
Thank you for sharing this technique. Your card is fabulous.
Jan D. says
This is absolutely charming Betsy! Thank you! Thank you!
Sue Alg says
Thanks for sharing this technique. Your card is beautiful.
Barb Ghigliotty says
What a great technique! Thank you so much for the video tutorial…I can’t wait to try this out 🙂
kirsty vittetoe says
Awesome Betsy, I can’t wait to try it myself!!!!! By the way, I saw one of your chalkboard art card on your blog and was drooling for it since then, thanks for sharing the tutorial today!!!!!
Laura I says
Betsy, you are a total genius! Thanks for the tutorial and the inspiration!
Sherry Eckblad says
Holly Saveur says
WOW…LOVE the card and video….STUNNING Betsy..and thank you so much!
You’re amazing Betsy! I’ve been wanting to try this since seeing the cards you designed with the technique, and you’ve made it look so doable. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial!
I really enjoyed watching this video and the card is gorgeous. I love it. I will have to try this when I can get back in my scraproom. Thank you for sharing.
Michelle W says
Cool! I just decided yesterday that I was going to try the chalkboard technique sometime soon. Now I have a reason to try it right now! 🙂
Jenny Martin says
Brilliant, creative technique and Betsy’s video was so easy to follow and so inspiring!
Patricia Willey says
Oh my goodness! This is beautiful! I could go just Crazy with this look!! What beautiful card stock and matching felt that is! Thank you for your lovely tutorial, you did a fabulous job with it! <3
Kelly Schirmer says
Betsy this technique is so amazing! Love your new take on it with the Ocean Tides cardstock!! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us!!
Love it! and just when I thought black was the best backdrop…Ocean Tides is an amazing choice!
Thanks for finally pushing me to give that technique a try … such fun.
i’ve been wanting to try this technique, and Betsy made it look so easy.
Danielle Flanders says
I love this, Betsy! You are A-mazing!!!
Renee VanEpps says
Helen F. says
This technique is so fun. Thanks, Betsy for the ‘how to’ video of your beautiful card!
Your card is beautiful Betsy. I love Love Love this technique. thanks for the awesome tutorial.
donna mikasa says
Thank you for the detailed video, Betsy! I was inspired to join my first MIM!
Ann w says
What a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing the technique.
Hi, my daughter gave me the link for this as she & I love anything to do with paper, etc. We also have a small group of friends that get together once a month to do something with stamping, card making,3D’s, etc. I love this idea & will certainly give it a go. Thank you for sharing. 🙂
Just love this.
so pretty, great techniques to make it look like chalkboard
I & my daughter had a play with your chalkboard effect & loved it. Thank you so much for showing us 🙂