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Sep 18, 2023

I Spy With My Little Eye: Something From or On a Farm/ Challenge No. 7 - Partnering with Double Trouble Challenge (Optional)

Hello and welcome to a new "I spy with my little eye" challenge taking place right here on my blog! Pauline and I are back with a new fun theme a couple of  days earlier than usual and we are so excited to be collaborating with the fun Double Trouble challenge this time for some Triple Fun - more details below.

Of course it is optional for our participants to join Double Trouble challenge so lets first get started with our theme here.

I spy with my little eye....................

Something on or from a farm.

Lots of fun options there, that includes things like animals you may find around a farm, any kind of crops, farm scenes, tractors, farmers and so much more!! We can't wait to see what you will come up with!

And now for the extra fun part, if you use a die or punch on your card then you are invited to join the Double Trouble challenge as their main theme is "Any Way you Punch it" - use die cuts or punches. With their optional twist of "Farm Animal". 

And here is what our little design team came up with:

My Card (Ellie)

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I started with another inky background previously done this time in shades of orange. Then I stamped the "wheat" silhouette (old, by Hero Arts) onto the background using Distress Inks. And I wanted to use another stamp from my new Aall and Create set The Great Outdoors which I am sure is supposed to be a flower but on today's card I decided it could be a vegetable just the same so I stamped it in black for some interest on the background :) I had lots of choices for a farm animal but decided to finally ink up my new Colorado Craft stamp I purchased earlier this year from the set "Veg Out".Colored and fussy cut to add to the card. The sentiment at the top is also from Colorado Craft Company from the set Veggie Stacks". "Dance in the Breeze" at the bottom is part of that same stamp by Aall and Create. Thought it was very fitting as this rabbit happily hops (or dances) away from the field with his carrot :) For my die cut piece to follow the Double Trouble challenge I added some die cut butterflies done with a Penny Black die set. I wanted to bring in a little more black on the top so I used a torn piece of patterned paper and added a button with twine to finish it off. 

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I plan to share the card above with these challenges:
Colourful Options - outrages orange
Crafty Animals - Animals
Mix It Up Challenge - Make your own background
Stamping Sensations - AG or Garden Delights

Pauline's Card:

Isn't it just adorable and so beautifully done! You can find out all about how she made this by visiting her blog.

We're so exited to have a guest designer this month and that is Lynda aka Loopyloo. So glad you've joined us this month, Lynda!

Lynda's Card:

How wonderful is this with these sweet creatures complete with a red barn! To find out how she made this cute card please be sure to visit her blog.

Top Picks from Challenges No. 6

Many thank to all of you who played I spy with us last month. While it wasn't a super popular theme there were some fabulous entries and as usual a bit of a challenge to select our top favorites. But something that needs done so here they are:

*To be in compliance with GDPR, Top Pick photos and links will be removed after the start of the new challenge. 

Remember, both Top Picks are invited to join us in the next challenge if you like to. That would be for challenge no. 8 starting October 18th! Of course it's not a requirement but we would love to have you as guests!!

No. 4 Maxine (Ellie's Pick)

No 10 - Anke (Pauline's Pick)

Congratulations to both of you!! Your top pick logo is below to display on your own blogs if you like to.

You are both invited to join us as guest designers (optional of course!) for challenge no. 8 starting on Wednesday October 18. If you are interested in taking part, please message me (Ellie) at ellibellescorner at gmail dot com so I can give you all the details for our upcoming theme.

Now it's time to link up YOUR creations for the new theme! Anyone is invited to join us with your crafty makes following our theme - I spy something on or from a farm.

A few things to remember:
  • You may share up to 5 different projects
  • You may combine with as many other challenges as you like to
  • No fully digital projects please
  • Please include a link back to this blog
  • Challenge ends Sunday October 15th
  • If you have used a die or punch you may also link up with Double Trouble challenge for the next two weeks 


Melanie Hungerford said...

Love that happy, hoppy bunny, it 's so cute, and goes so nicely on that background you created! Thanks for partnering with us at Double Trouble!

Rajani Rehana said...

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brenda said...

Great inspiration for a fun theme Ellie, great sentiment on your card.

B x

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love the combination of background and foreground stamps on this Ellie .. it has a really arty look about it, and the sentiment is perfect!!
Pauline xx

Alyson Mayo said...

What a cute bunny on a terrific mixed media background! Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble :)

Linby said...

Wonderful combination of stamps and colour - it looks amazing. Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations.

Pia S said...

I do like the effect of the black print veggie on the autumn colored background, the whole scenery for the bunny is so cleverly made.

pinky said...

Such a lovely bit of stamping, looks so perfect and beautifully embellished. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.

Joanne said...

What a fun theme! All these cards are so cute and so unique. I think that's one of the things I love about cardmaking; everyone's different styles and personalities really shine through.

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Fabulous card Ellie, and just LOVE your background with that happy bunny and the wonderful sentiment!

kiwimeskreations said...

Ellie can you please remove my entry #13 - loaded it here by mistake instead of on your Crafty Wednesday Challenge
Thanks and blessings

Suzanne Reynolds said...

You have really impressed me with this style card... in fact I just bought some stamps to try this style card too.
What a great background and use of the silouette stamp and bunny is so adorable. Love it all. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and being our partner for this challenge.

Amy Johnson said...

Oh my goodness! You rabbit card is just the cutest! Love the background too!