Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Challenges




Here are my "entries" into the challenges that I mentioned yesterday! The first is for my own clinque lipstick case challenge. The ribbon gave me fits and I am not sure I like that part of it but I wanted to give it some texture and liked the thought of some stripes on this one. I don't think I have ever used rub-ons on a card ... don't ask me why!?? And I like them, except, that the thanks a bunch on the bottom is crooked! Darn it! Anyway, I also played with the SU! new In Colors and think they are so fun!


This next card is my Black -N-White attempt for Susie's wedding challenge. I got this super cool paper at Archivers at their free make-n-take weekend which ended up costing me $90!! But this card helps make that worth it. I think it turned out quite pretty. I also am in love with the pretties kit. My next adventure with that is to dye the flowers :) Check out Susie's blog here: http://www.whiteribboncards.blogspot.com/

And lastly, Bridgett challenged us to make a birthday card for a little boy. Her son is turning 1 soon! I just got this stamp at Hobby Lobby when they had their stamps 50% off. I hardly ever buy single stamps from retail stores like that but with their sale and a gift card from my hubby for my birthday I thought I'd splurge! I absolutely adore this printed paper and this is the last of it :( I got it at my LSS that closed its doors forever last month. I am not sure I like the scallops behind the monkey layer but I wanted to do something special to mimick the scallop circles on the paper. Hmm ... gotta think about that decision?! Check out Bridgett's blog here: http://www.hoosierstamper.blogspot.com/

Thanks to the Men's Olympic Team who stunned everyone by battling for the silver metal and going on to win the bronze against many, many odds, I got all these cards done -- I was up way too late and am dragging this morning!! Go USA! :) I gotta say, though, that I was so excited for the Chinese Men's Team -- what an amazing win!

Later,






7 comments:

Dragana Skoro said...

These are very cute cards. Hopefully I'll have more time to play soon...

Loretta's Blog said...

I especially love the long A2 folded card, the colors of your creations are very pretty and I love your creative spirit!

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Jean said...

I don't use rub ons on cards, either. Hmmm... I wonder why not?

Michelle said...

These are such cute cards!! Love the Changito one ~that's a GREAT birthday card for a little one!

Bridgett said...

Love the cards...esp. the monkey one for my challenge!

I left you something on my blog. Go grab it!

Hugs,
Bridgett

acreativeneed said...

Terrific cards all of them! The black and white is so elegant, the birthday card is cute and fun, perfect for a little one's b-day! And the first card is so pretty! I am really enjoying the new in colors even though I thought I wouldn't. I was so in love with last year's In colors.
smiles,Deena

Cath said...

Those are so great! I really like the black and white card, it's so very classy!