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Jan 14, 2011

Stamp Something Challenge

Happy Friday and thanks so much for stopping by today!

Hope you had a wonderful week and that you can enjoy the winter weather a little bit. We went sledding with the kids yesterday, we had so much fun!

It is time for another challenge at Stamp Something!

This week we are making it very easy on everyone, as our theme is

"Anything goes".

Our wonderful sponsor this week is Whimsy Stamps offering a fabulous prize to one lucky winner.
If you haven't been to their store recently be sure to do so, there is such a variety to choose from, with art from several artists, there is something for everyone. They have images in rubber and digi and even some pre-colored digis.

For my card I used a couple of brand new images just released yesterday from Meljen's Designs available at Whimsy Stamps. You can find both of the images here.

The images were colored using derwent coloursoft pencils and then I blended with some odorless mineral spirit.
My papers are all from Stampin Up, soft sky card stock and prints designer paper. Such a pretty color! The butterflies were also just released yesterday, and one thing I love about digis is that I can size them any way I want to. I printed these butterflies really small so I could use them as embellishments. I applied some stickles to the wings and also the flower centers.

I combined a few other challenges with this one,

That's all for today, hope you'll play along this week!

Be sure to check back here tomorrow for the very first Penny Black @ All sorts blog hop with lots of amazing prizes to be won!

Have a great day!!


karen said...

Hi Ellie
this is beautiful, what a pretty image and love your papers, such a gorgeous colour, Karenx

Benzi said...

What a gorgeous creation. Love the paper, image, and those darling butterflies.
So glad you joined the Stampin B's die cut challenge this week.

Anonymous said...

HI Ellie!! Your creation is just gorgeous!! I love your coloring and the use of this image!! :) The sparkle looks wonderful!! Enjoy your weekend!!HUGS

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Oh this is so adorable!!! I love this Meljen's stamp and you gave it such a gorgeous home!! Love the colors and those butterflies! Thanks for joining us this week at Meljen's Design!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card.Love the colours against the aqua papers.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Ellie this is absolutely gorgeous I so love that image and your colours and papers look wonderful.
Lorraine x

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card, Ellie! Love how you've used the new images :)
Thanks so much for playing along at Meljen's Designs this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

Annika said...

Absolutely beautiful design and choice of colours just sings to me!! Love-love-love your designs!!

Michelle Pearson said...

oooh, very cute!! I love the little butterflies and the springy colors and image! :)

Jacquel said...

Hi Ellie!
Love your card and coloring! You always do such awesome work!! TFS!!!!!

corinne said...

very nice ! thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion 's challenge blog. Good luck !

Sylvia Blum said...

wow Ellie, this is just gorgeous! LOVE the image, the colors and the whole composition!!!
{hugs} Sylvia

Beverly said...

I love this card!
The blue is so pretty.

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous.

Pop's Cards said...

Stunning you do such gorgeous work big hugs pops x x x

Kim. said...

Beautiful card, love that image and it looks great in those lovely colours. Thanks for joining us this week over at Crafty Sentiments Designs.
Kim xXx

Basteltiger´s Welt said...

What a wonderful card.
Thanks for joining us at EAC this week.

Hugs, Nadine