Saturday, November 7, 2009

Tonight and This Morning

I made this card last night. I chose my colors to participate in the Play Date Cafe's inspirational challenge:
On the inside I stamped, "Thank You".

I used Judy's sketch from The Sugar Bowl blog:

I colored in my Gorjuss Girl stamped image with Prismacolor pencils and blended with Gamsol. I added Stickles to her cute little wings and paper pieced her dress with paper from The Angel Company. All of the patterned paper used on this card are from the same pack of paper I got from The Angel Company. I machine stitched on all of the patterned paper pieces of paper and the white piece behind the little Gorjuss angel.

I made this cute card this morning. Over at Cute Card Thursday they're having a Primary Colours (red, blue, and yellow) challenge. I don't think I'd ever made a card with the focal colors being the primary colors, so this was a fun challenge to participate in! Then over at Dutch Dare Card Challenges the challenge is to "Felt Like It" - add felt somewhere on the card. My friend, Melanie had just mentioned recently how she had been making felt circles with Nestabilities, so I thought... I'm going to try to make some felt flowers with my Sizzix die cutter. It worked really well! I lined the red flower with Stickles, sewed the flowers together, and sewed on the button after tying the ribbon on the button. I used the Whiff of Joy stamp that I colored it in with Prismacolor pencils and blended with Gamsol. The patterned paper is from The Angel Company, the solid colors are from JoAnn Fabric & Crafts. I used the Whiff of Joy blog sketch:

What do you think? Did they turn out all right? I sure enjoyed making them! :) Thanks for looking!

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful card for this week's PDCC! It's always nice to see your entries and we look forward to seeing you again!

    In answer to your question, no right or wrong about them...they are both beautiful!

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  2. Your sketch is wonderful and adorned beautifully with that great image.
    Thanks for taking the Play Date Cafe Challenge with us. Sandi

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  3. such gorgeous cards! Love the one with the gorjuss girl! Love how you have done the paper piecing and added sparkle to her wings! Just fab!!

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  4. Great card for the challenge! So many layers & patterns--beautiful!

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  5. Love your Sugar Bowl card!! The colors are fabulous and I love this image! YOur interpretation of the sketch is lovely!!
    Your WOJ card is darling as well! Nice job with both!
    Thanks so much for playing along in the challenge at the Sugar Bowl!
    :)Kathy

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  6. Your cards are beautiful!!!
    I love them all!
    Hugs Gisela

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  7. This is BEAUTIFUL.. I LOVE all the layering and of course the image is wonderful.. great job on the challenge..Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe. I hope you come back for our next challenge too..

    ~I have free digi stamps on my blog and BLOG CANDY in the upper right corner too

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  8. Beautifull cards!!
    Love the colours, papers and cute images.
    and those felt flowers are so yummie.
    Thanks for joining the DDCC.

    xoxo karin

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  9. Such a sweet card, beautiful colours and embellishments. Thanks so much for joining WOJ this week x

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  10. I really love your PDCC contribution; great use of papers :)

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  11. Congratulations! You are this week's Spotlight Winner at The Play Date Cafe Challenge!

    Head on over and collect your WINNER badge and make sure you send your mailing address to me at
    julieranae@hotmail.com

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  12. Hello, I've hopped over from the Sugar Bowl and wanted to say how lovely your card was. I love the image and papers you have chosen! x

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