You may have noticed that the UDI bloggers have settled into their new roles quite comfortably and they have even developed regular features for us to look forward to each week, such as Stacy's Tips & Technique Tuesdays and Maria's Stampin' Challenges. In addition to our bloggers' special features, Max & I invited several Divas to serve on the UDI Design Team. The Design Team members will be faced with a different challenge each month using Stampin' Up! stamp sets, papers, ribbons, embellishments, etc.
I am happy to tell you that several of the Divas accepted our invitation, including Adriana Benitez, Andrea Walford, Barbara Dykhouse, Selene Kempton, Brenda Taylor, Jill St. Angelo, Christine Rebbert and Becky Roberts. This is a talented group of stampers and we are very lucky to have them as our very own Designing Divas. We hope to add more Divas to this list of special ladies in the very near future, so keep checking back to see who is new to the team.
This month, the UDI Designers were asked to create projects using On Board Chipboard, Hodgepodge Hardware & anything currently available in the Occasions Mini. The challenge rules are simple in that the Designers may use any current Stampin' Up! stamp sets and products, but must use at least one of the items identified in the challenge.
In response to our first challenge, Becky Roberts created this Chipboard Bouquet using various pieces from the On Board Blossoms and Basics which she covered with the Cutie Pie Designer Series Paper. Becky made the flower centers using the Scallop Circle punch, 5-Petal Flower punch, Boho Blossoms punch, and ¾”, 1-¼”, and 1-3/8” Circle punches. She embellished these long-lasting posies with Rich Regals & Soft Subtles Brads and fashioned leaves fro Certainly Celery, Old Olive & Regal Rose 5/8” Ribbon. The vase is an Ice Cream Sundae glass filled with Cotton Candy Jelly Belly’s.
Flowers & candy all in one! I love it. Thanks for sharing Becky. And, thanks to all of you for stopping to visit UDI. Happy Stampin'! EdieB