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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!!


  1. Cute card! Happy Mother's Day!

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

  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.

    Lorraine x

  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

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

  6. Very nice layout.

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

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

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


  10. sweet cute your coloring..TFS!

  11. 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 :)

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

  13. This is all your stitching & that squirrel is adorable!

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

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

  16. Very cute card! The suirrel is so cute!
    Thanks for joining us at DU2DS!

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

  18. Aw sooo cute...
    Emma x


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