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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!!


Anita said...

Cute card! Happy Mother's Day!

Sandra said...

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

coldwaters2 said...

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

Lorraine A said...

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

Sandra said...

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

Laura said...

Very nice layout.

Jackie said...

Lovely card, love that image :o)
Jackie xx

Deb said...

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

Dawn said...

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


Michelle said...

sweet cute your coloring..TFS!

Chris said...

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 :)

Dawn Wheeler said...

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

Michelle said...

This is all your stitching & that squirrel is adorable!

Pop's Cards said...

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

Jaspere said...

How adorable. Love how you colored Susie. Fabulous!

Larissa said...

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

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

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

Emma said...

Aw sooo cute...
Emma x