Thursday, September 9, 2010

Challenge Cards ! (I’m not predictable at ALL)

Here are two challenge cards that I’ve done.  Then I will get to work putting together my Top Tip Tuesday Tutorial (yeah!)

Card 1:


6x6 card

Cardstock: DCWV, Paper: The Paper Studio, Tilda with Gifts, Coloring: YR00, E95, Y15, Y17m G14, G12, B000, B02, R17, R22, E04, E57 (presents have some glitter pen by Martha Stewart), Small Holly: Jolee’s, Buttons: stash

Entered in:

Christmas Cards All Year 'Round: Anything other than standard A6 sized card.

Papertake Weekly Challenge: Sketch

Simon Says Stamp: Holiday Fun! (For the “Stamp” –tember hop!)

Card 2:


6x6 card

Cardstock: Basic Grey (“lemonade” patterns) DCWV (solid olive), Tiddly Inks: “Whoops” stamp, Coloring: Copic E04, E57, E95, YR00, B000, G14, R22, Flower embellishments: K & Company, Distressed green paper: My Mind’s Eye, Ribbon: stash

*the color overall is more pink in real life, but the ribbon just wouldn’t come out in the photo

Entered in:

Tiddly Inks Challenge: Birthday Card

Mojo Monday: Sketch

Charisma Cardz Challenge: Try Something NEW! (I have never paper pieced a stamped image before, but it was so fun! doesn’t she look good with her Basic Grey plaid dress?)

Sentimental Sundays: Recipe: 1 solid paper (card base), 2 patterned papers (Tee Time & Pretty Petals from Basic Grey), 3 embellishments (three K&Co. flowers)

Basic Grey Challenges: Paper Piecing (dress and ice cream scoops)


Whew! That was quite a few.  Let me know what you think!  Also, don’t give up on me – I WILL finish my first set of character digis soon.  Well – at LEAST in time for Christmas.

Uh…New Years?   We’ll just say SOON. :)

And remember…it’s good to be queen!


  1. Your Copic Marker work is excellent! Thanks for joining the blog hop at Simon Says Stamp & Show challenge blog!

  2. Two fabulous cards, love the gorgeous Tilda and what a fabulous sentiment. Wonderful colour scheme and great paper piecing of the cute image's dress.
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Basic Grey and entering the Simon Says Stamp challenge.
    hugs Heather xx

  3. OH my gosh so cute! Love the little plaid outfit on her! The greens are fabulous!

  4. Great job coloring on both!! I love all of the holly on the top one, too!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


  5. Both cards are adorable! The coloring is perfect. Thanks for joining us over at Papertake Weekly :)

  6. love her dress!! great card!! hugs Lou xxx

  7. This is gorgeous..:) Realy nice color combination. :)

  8. love the colors!!! soooooooo pretty and vibrant!

    crafty hugs

  9. I agree, love your colors...and your greeting...that cracked me up.... thanks for playing this week at Tiddly Inks...


  10. I think this is a fabulous card with fantastic colors. So bright, I love it!

  11. Very pretty cards, I love your coloring! Thanks for playing with us at Christmas Cards All Year Round!

  12. How adorable these both are! Fab coloring and I espcially love the design and colors of the TI one. Thanks for joining us again this week! xxD

  13. i think your little miss looks WONDERFUL in plaid! great job with the paper piecing, and thanks for joining the Charisma Gals, Miss B! :D

  14. Great cards! Love the colours and the layout! Thanks for joining us at the Tiddly Inks challenge. Hope to see you again next week!


  15. Great job on your cards. Love the paper piecing on your Tiddly Inks card.

  16. Beautiful cards. I love that Tilda stamp. It's so versatile. You can use it for birthday or Christmas cards. Love the bright colors that you chose for this card.

    Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
    xoxo, Christine

  17. Great coloring of the image. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us Christmas Cards all year Round.


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