Friday, January 2, 2009

Challenges and sketches

I've got just a couple of cards to share. My Christmas rush hasn't stopped yet and I haven't had as much time to play as I'd like. Hopefully by the end of the weekend, I'll get the house back in order and I'll be able to play.

I squeezed in Laura's Sketch 16 at 2sketches4you.

Here's my card:

It's also doubling as my card for the Jacksonbelle Embellishments New Year's Eve Challenge #2. The challenge was to make a card using black, white, or vanilla and shiny. My pic doesn't really show you how shiny my card is but the silver is metallic paper and I have some rhinestones on there. I couldn't help but add that pop of red! That is a felt heart I cut with my new Big Shot! Hubby got me just what I asked for as a Christmas gift.

Here's another shot of the card:

I love Jen's Saturday sketches so I got in a card for that one too.

I moved the accent piece to the right side. I thought it just went better there on my card. The dog and the bone is an Inkadinkado stamp. I colored the dog with markers. I'm not very good at that. I also stamped a paw inside.

This card is also doubling as the Jacksonbelle Embellishments New Year's Eve challenge #3. The challenge was to make a card that reflected your New Year's resolution and if you didn't have one, to use some of your neglected stash. Well, I tell ya, this really fits the bill. The star paper on that card has been in my stash for about five years! I got it off ebay in a lot of papers when I first started scrapbooking and making cards! How's that for using some neglected stash. (Please tell me I'm not the only one with five year old papers. I know, I know, I've got to do some purging.)


  1. Great cards! I love combining challenges, too!

  2. Your cards are adorable! I love the stitching on your 2s4u card! Great take on the sketch!

  3. I am so glad you found time for us because your card is absolutely adorable!

  4. WOW great cards but have to say I do love your dog card and I can't see anything wrong with your colouring.

  5. Love your cards, especially the one for 2S4U. The red really makes the card stunning!!


  6. Cute cute cards!! Glad you could join us at 2S4Y this week!


  7. OH HOW SWEET! I love it! :) ((HUGS))) to you!



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