Friday, June 4, 2010

Special Challenges

Good Friday Morning To Ya!

This week was so quick and busy too! But I have to say I am happy that we are at another weekend! Hope you have some fun things planned. Not sure yet what we'll be up to, but I'm sure we can find something.

Today is new challenge day over at Just Magnolia and Stamp Something. These week are special challenges on both JM and SS.

First at Just Magnolia it's our special monthly challenge with a tutorial from Mindy Baxter using ribbon to create a pretty edge detail. This challenge is sponsored by Simon Says! Remember to use a Magnolia image to qualify for the prize.

This is my card using the tutorial with a piece of lace. I love the ribbon border idea and it was really easy to do. Hope you'll give it a try too!

I've used a Tilda image and colored her with Copics, unfortunately the camera changed the colors of my blues to more green-blue. In real life the colors match these pretty SU! Parisian Breeze papers. I've used Baja and Chocolate card stock and embellished with flowers, pearls, brads, and a ticket sentiment from Whimsy Stamps.

This card also fits the challenge at:
Charisma Cardz: Flowers

Next I have my Stamp Something card and this week we've started a special monthly challenge at Stamp Something. Each month will be be hosting Digi Days in support of all the fabulous digital stamp companies out there. We hope it will encourage you to take the digi plung! We will have multiple company sponsors which means multiple blog candy winners! Stop by SS and check out who we have this week!

We are also currently holding a design team call for some new members to join the Stamp Something team for July through December. If you're interested, visit the SS blog for more info!

I've created my card using an image from Bugaboo Stamps! They have some really cute images and some really funny ones too! I opted for cute!

I've used this sweet elephant with a balloon image and colored with Copics. I CASEd the layout from Bev and her fabulous card seen HERE. I loved her layout and the use of the spiral punch. I always forget I even have that punch! I've used some My Minds Eye papers and blue card stock. I stitched the edges on the sewing machine and added buttons and hemp twine to embellish. I also finished with a ticket sentiment from Whimsy Stamps.

This card fits the challenges at:
Crafty Catz: Boys are Back
Crafty Pad: Male Cards

Thanks so much for dropping by today. Hope you have a marvelous weekend!

Happy Stamping,


Carol said...

Denise your cards are stunning as always!! Luv the lace idea, am definately gonna give it a bash, it really looks so pretty and gives the card a whole new dimension. Thanks for joining us at Charisma and good luck! Lotsa luv xxxx

Crystal said...

AAWWWW Denise your cards are ADORABLE and soooo pretty!!!! LOVE these sweet images and colors sweetie!! Have a wonderful Friday!

rozzyb said...

fabulous cards.thanks so much for joining us this week over at The Crafty Pad.
hugs rozzy xx

Riet said...

So beautiful cards Denise Lynn,i love your images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Denise,
Two totally gorgeous creations!
Have a great weekend!
kim x

Stampin Mindy said...

Denise these cards are darling. I love all of your details. It's so great to be working with you this month over at Just Magnolia. Hugs!

Faye said...

Love both those cards and the cute little tickets. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Charisma. x

Mina said...

wow gorgeous as always Denise, I love those little sentiment stamps they are fabulous
Mina xxx

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Super cute cards, lady! I love that little elephant! And the color combo on the Mag card is gorgeous! Fab!

Janna :)

Unknown said...

Wonderful Denise, I don't know how you do it all and do it so well!

Suzi said...

Adorable cards Denise, the little elephant is perfect for our challenge this week. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad.
Suzi x

maddy hill said...

gorgeous cards Denise and i just love the blue and brown combo ! tis yummy !

maxine said...

A great card thanks for playing along at the crafty pad this week

Tasha said...

Stunning cards
Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz
love tasha xx