Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Challenge Time

I have tried to get several projects completed today as I will not have any time tomorrow to work in my stamp room.

The first one is for StampTV and their Blast from the Past challenge this week to use glitter on your card. These challenges are always fun and a lot of them I had never tried so it gives me a chance to learn a new technique some weeks. This card uses cardstock and designer paper from Gina's release last month. I paper pieced the dress with dp and then brushed with glue and SU dazzling diamonds. This set was designed by Rupa Shevde and is called Retro Boutique.

This next one is also for StampTV and the Anything but a Card which is posted each Tuesday. This week we were to make a decorative soap band and I decided to use The Perfectly Polished set from Gina K and to make a full gift for a friend that is having a birthday soon. The ribbon is from Gina's Spring Mix the StampTV kit and SU. I used her cardstock which is wine with everything and innocent pink and after stamping the images on the Labels 4 I colored them with my SU markers.

I was on Nina's blog today Crafting in Croatia and I found a couple of new challenges to try. The first is at The Shabby Tea Room and the challenge is to take inspiration from a picture of an antique quilt. I love the shabby vintage look even though I don't feel that I am all that good at it. I used K&Co's designer paper in to start my layers and then stamped several images from two Stampin' Up sets-Antique Collectibles and Botanicals. I also embossed the flower with copper embossing powder. The ribbon is chocolate chip satin and I also sponged the edges and several places with Versafine Vintage Sepia.

The second site is, Card Patterns Sketch 59 and it is a sketch challenge. I used a set from Stampin' Up and old olive for the base. The dp and ribbon is from Martha Stewart. I like how this turned out. I has a CAS look to it.

Well that is it for today but check back soon and I hope to have more things to show you. If you are looking at my site I would love for you to leave a comment for me.
Have a wonderful rest of your week.


Debbie said...

So very pretty!!! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room this week! I hope you can come back again on Monday to give our next challenge a try also :)

Tracey said...

Beautiful how you threaded the ribbon on the CP sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at Card Patterns :)

craftieodamae said...

You have been one busy bee! All of these are gorgeous! Have a good one!

Audrey Pettit said...

Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room this week. Your card is very sweet. Love that copper embossed flower.

whoistracy said...

These are wonderful Patti! So soft and sweet.

Nicole said...

Very pretty. Nice color combo! Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room! :)

dstandard said...

Beautiful work! Gorgeous! Thanks for playing at Card Patterns!