And Just Like That, Winter…for IB97…!

Hello Everyone!

Bundle up! It’s cold clear across the whole Country now!

I am typing this in on Friday for going to Post Today, Tuesday.

I spent yesterday (Thursday) doing all my laundry.

The news this am is predicting a Freeze Warning for us this evening.

I stripped my bed and put on the Mattress Pad, and had another load of

bedding to be washed. As the Washer was going, I went into the Craft Room,

and saw this Challenge!!! How appropriate!

Here is the Challenge from

Inspired By # 97  (IB97)

IB 97

I love the old Blankets!

The blankets you get today are not as good. I find them flimsy.

I know, I have a velvety like blanket, I put on my bed today.

I was inspired to make my Card look like a pile of the older,

woolen-type blankets, folded and stacked like the Inspiration Photo!

Here is my Card!


I have a lot of these Buffalo Check stamped papers I made up and set aside.

I cut one of those Dunkin’ Donuts Straws (for the large Iced Coffees) into

1 1/2″ pieces. I rolled the fringed Check pieces around the straw, secured with

a strip of Tear & Tape. Another strip added to adhere to the card panel!

But first, I ran those pieces through the Big Shot with the Subtle 3D Impressions Folder.

The Card Front was run through the Big Shot with the Cable Knit Impressions Folder!


Here is the inside of the Card!


The green Buffalo Check piece, is also from that stack of

pre stamped Cardstock pieces, that I set aside.




Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″

Whisper White Regular- inside back panel, 4″ x 5.25″

Terracotta Tile- front mat, 3.25″ x 4.25″

Cherry Cobbler- 1″ x 2.75″ stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Balmy Blue- 1″ x 2.75″ stamped with Cajun Craze Ink

Real Red- 1″ x 2.75″ stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Mint Macaron- 1″ x 2.75″  stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Cajun Craze- 1″ x 2.75″ stamped with Early Espresso Ink

Garden Green- .50″ x 3.5″ stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink


Snowflake Sentiments- greeting, inside sentiment

Buffalo Check- background stamp, all ‘checks’ stamping


Fringe Scissors- fringe the ends of ‘blankets’


True Gentleman Buttons- under greeting

Cherry Cobbler Braid- bow, left over from a Paper Pumpkin Kit!


Large Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee Straw (from a Summer Treat!, Washed and stored)

cut into 1 1/2″ pieces to make the blankets look folded and stacked!


Here is the Card, again!


I thought the card turned out well!


Until the next Post…Blessings and Warm Wishes to ALL!

Stay Warm!




2 thoughts on “And Just Like That, Winter…for IB97…!”

  1. OH MY GOSH. This is the COOLEST thing ever, those little blankets look REAL!!! What a fabulous idea, might have to CASE this myself! Very very clever! So happy you shared it at Inspired By!

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