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.)

8 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

    Love,
    Smita.

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

    Katie

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


    -Ellie

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