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Sep 7, 2010

DTC #75 - Dots and Stripes

Happy Tuesday everyone. It's time for another challenge at the Digital Tuesday challenge blog. It's my turn to host and I chose the theme
Dots and Stripes

I think that is super easy and fun so hope you'll all join in this week. Digital Delights is sponsoring us again this week, and there's a chance to win a $10 gift cerfificate to be used at their amazing store.

For my card I used a brand new image that I bought from Whimsy Stamps when they had the 25% off sale. It can be found in the Crissy Armstrong digital collection at Whimsy Stamps.
It's been printed on couture 80lb card stock and colored with my derwent coloursoft pencils and baby oil.

I randomly used a stamp from SU's retired "itty bitty backgrounds" around the image then applied stickles to the dots. I also applied stickles to some of the stripes, the dots on the snowflakes on designer paper, the punched snowflakes and the star.
Glassy Glaze was applied to the baubles on the tree for some extra shine.

My designer paper is from Bo Bunny. Card stock from Stampin Up.
To finish the card off I did some machine stitching and added pearls to the corners. The complete list of products can be found below.

My card was made to fit some other challenges as well:
I would like to say a big THANK YOU here to Karen Howard from Feline Playful for telling me about her fabulous challenge listings blog.

I could not have combined all these without her help!! Go visit her fabulous blog, she also has some fantastic blog candy for 200 followers.

That is all for today, hope you will find some time to play in this week's digital tuesday challenge, you may combine as many challenges as you like, just don't forget to use a digi somewhere on your creation!

Have a great day,
Stamps: digi image -whimsy stamps, rubber - stampin up Ink: HP inkjet, soft sky, versafine onyx Paper: designer -bo bunny, colored card stock - stampin up, white - couture 80lb Embellishments: stickles glitter, paper snowflakes, ribbon, pearls, glassy glaze Tools: circle and scallop circle nestabilities, Martha Stewart border punch (layered arches), Martha stewart snow flake punch, janome mini sewing machine


  1. What a gorgeous card and that image is so cute. I love those stripes :o)
    Jackie xx

  2. Hi Ellie,
    I love this card!
    So beautiful this design paper and so great that digi stamp :)
    Hugs Anneke

  3. Beautiful Ellie! So many wonderful details the sparkles too! great job!!
    hugs & blessings!

  4. Love this Ellie. That image is sooo cute and colored so well! Great job on the DT stripes and dots challenge as well as combining so many others together!

  5. What a darling image, so beautifully colored and embellished.
    Thanks for sharing with us and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

  6. Hello Elke

    What a gorgeous card. The design papers are brilliant and match perfectly. I love your image and those sparkly dots of snow.

    Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange.


  7. Ellie you always do such great work. Love all the details.

  8. What a delightful holiday card!! Love the snowflake framing of this fun image!!

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful design with the Friends of Speedy the Cat in this week's challenge!

  9. Your card is absolutely beautiful. I love all of the little details. Thanks for joining us at SSDS this week. Hugs, Kim

  10. My absolute FAVORITE mix is dots and stripes!! I am heading there after I comment here~~ Love you card wonderful use of the digi also! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  11. Beautiful card - love all the glitter and sparkle.
    Thanks for playing along with my challenge at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck
    Debs xx

  12. what a cute card! love your sparkles:-) Thanks for joining us at Sundays with Crissy:-)

  13. Just awesome Ellie! Love everything about it! Totally adorable and perfect for our challenge! Thanks for showing us something CUTE this week at Stamp Something. Hope to see you back again! :)

  14. This is just fabulous - I love it.
    Thanks for joining us at Bah! Humbug! and good luck in the draw.
    Ann xxx
    Bah! Humbug! DT

  15. This is such a sweet card! Love the layout, colors, and snowflakes.

  16. Oh, Ellie, this is just adorable. I love the image, too cute and snowfakes :o) You color so well!

  17. This is super cute Ellie, I love it.


  18. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us this week over at Stamp Something.

    Hugs Jo xxx

  19. Beautiful, I love the Bo Bunny paper and your sparkly snowflakes!
    Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  20. Stunning creation! Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy this month!


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