May 10, 2009

3 Challenges - 1 card

Today's card card was made with 3 challenges in mind. First I used the gorgeous sketch from Sketch saturday. For the Dare U 2 digistamp you have to use gingham and stitching or your card and send your card to post-pals to brighten a sick child's face, and the card also fits the theme on Cute Card Thursday, make a card that cheers someone up or makes someone's day. I love when I can combine challenges.
For my card I used the digital image "Susie squirrel in the rain" from the Digital Stamp Oasis.
[There is a sale going on right now, get 4 images for the price of 2, plus you get to choose the images.
(ok, commercial over LOL)]

The image was colored with copics and cut out. I colored just the flower a second time and adhered it with dimensionals.The grass was made by simply tearing.
I found that designer paper in my scrapbook tote that hasn't been touched for a long time! Other papers used are creamy caramel, kiwi kiss, basic black and GP white. The kiwi kiss and caramel papers were embossed with the big kick and cuttlebug folders.
I embellished with prima flowers, brads, gingham ribbon and did stitching around the edges. The sentiment is from SU's retired set "vases in vogue. I punched it out with SU's oval punches.
I hope you like today's card.
And be sure to also check out this week's digital tuesday challenge "Thank a teacher" and play along for chance to win some free digis.
Plus, the new creatively cute blogger challenge this time around is "something old and someting new" . There will be a price too.
Have a fun day!!

18 comments:

  1. Cute card! Happy Mother's Day!

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  2. Sweet card. Thanks for joining in with this weeks 'Dare' and for spreading the word about Post Pals.
    Sandra x

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  3. Aw I do love this image and I also love your card and colouring the papers are fab, I think you have done so well doing one card to fit three challenges just great.

    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  4. Gorgeous card Ellie, I love this image, she's one of my faves :-) I will definitely be joining the Dare to digi challenge too :-)

    I haven't seen the creatively cute blogger ! will go and take a peek :-)
    Lorraine x x

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  5. Hi...gorgeous card,lovely image and beautiful colour scheme,thanks for joining us this week at DU2DS,
    Take care
    San x

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  6. Lovely card, love that image :o)
    Jackie xx

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  7. Fantastic card , love the fun image! Thank you for supporting Post pals! Many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge! Debx

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  8. awww this is just adorable - what a wonderful gigi image..

    Dawn

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  9. sweet cute card...love your coloring..TFS!

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  10. Such a sweet card, I'm sure it will bring a huge smile to a sick child's face. Your squirrel is as cute as can be, love your design and papers too. Thanks for joining us at DU2DS this week. Chris :)

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  11. Gorgeoues card so cute ,love the image and the flower detail ,brillliant ,hugs Dawnxxx

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  12. This is gorgeous.....love all your stitching & that squirrel is adorable!

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  13. That squirrel is so super cute, thank you for joining du2ds this week hugs pops x x x

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  14. How adorable. Love how you colored Susie. Fabulous!

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  15. Very cute card! The suirrel is so cute!
    Thanks for joining us at DU2DS!
    Hugs,
    Larissa

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  16. How cute is this?!! The squirrel is adorable!

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