Friday, April 2, 2010

It is Challenge time again

You got it, a post full of online challenges! And the first one is just in time for Easter.So far, the Colour Q color challenges that I have checked in on are just plain IRRESISTIBLE! Don't you even want those cute little booties! I combined my effort with the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger because that was also pretty irrestible this week. And with Easter around the corner, I created a little candy treat bag.
You can see here how this has a couple little candy bars tucked inside.
I created my egg to match the wonderful eggs that are pictured in the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger.

1. I started with my Judi Kins damask stamp.
2. I stamped it with a white stamp pad on white cardstock.
3. That was embossed with Clear embossing powder. (for my first try, I embossed it with white embossing powder but I wasn't as happy with the result. The white embossed image seems to want to hold onto more of the purple ink instead of resisting it like I wanted)
4. I then rubbed my paper with a purple Fluid chalk stamp pad. I did this enough to color my white cardstock purple.
5. The embossed image acts as a resist, I rubbed the stamp pad ink off of the image.
6. I then sprayed this piece with purple Glimmer Mist. This made the purple more intense and gave the slight glimmer that comes with Glimmer Mist.
7. This was then cut out in an oval or egg shape.
Now onto the Unscripted Sketches sketch #48 for this week.
I pulled out some Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker stamps and papers. I also turned the sketch upside down because it just seemed to work best for me that way.
My little row of houses are stamped with white stamp pad ink and embossed with white embossing powder. The little dotted border piece is a piece of Core'dinations Chocolate Box cardstock embossed with a Swiss Dot embossing folder.
And, the Card Patterns sketch #57 for this week. I just changed the size of my card.
All of the flowers are rub-ons by Creative Imaginations.
Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)

Materials list:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinationsCurious Iridescent Cryogen White/
Patterned paper – Cosmo Cricket
Damask stamp – Judi Kins
Apron Lace border punch – Fiskars
Embossing folder – Stampin’ Up
Fluid chalk stamp pad – Clearsnap
Purple Glimmer Mist – Tattered Angels
Martha Stewart Score Tool
Scallop scissors – Family Treasures
Self Adhesive rhinestones – Queen & Co.

Materials list:
Cardstock – The Chocolate Box/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – Ellie’s Day Out/Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker
Stamps – Victoria’s Secret/Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker

3D Foam squares – Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder
Martha Stewart border punch
White stamp pad – Joann Craft store
White embossing powder – Stamp n’ Stuff
Machine sewing

Materials list:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned paper – We R Memory Keepers and My Mind’s Eye

Rub-on flowers – Creative Imaginations
Scallop circle punch – Marvy
Border punch – Martha Stewart
Mini brads – White Tulip 3-D Fashion paint
3D Foam squares – Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Mini sticker letters - Sticko


dstandard said...

Fabulous cards Linda! Always enjoy seeing your inspiration!

yyam said...

These are awesome Linda! I love the amazing textures your cards always have! Have a fabulous weekend! :)

Julie Day said...

LOOVVEEE the gift bag! Awesone colour combo and lots of texture ;)

Lynn said...

wow! what fun gorgeous projects. i love love love the colors. yum!

Melisa Waldorf said...

Linda these are all so wonderful and original! I love your style. I seen the color Q challenge and thought they were such yummy colors, just didn't have time to play this week. You did a fabulous job with them!

LINDA said...

OMGoodness what beautiful cards.
Sorry that I haven't e-mail you back but I will soon.I hope that you and yours have a very
Happy Easter.
Big Texas Hugs
Linda J.W.

Heather said...

Thanks for the comments you left on my blog. Love what you did with the challenges, especially the color one!

Steph_C said...

Gorgeous cards! Always so inspiring! So glad you joined US this week!
Unscripted DT

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

GORGEOUS cards Linda - I'm totally in love with them all! Thanks so much for playing with us at Card Patterns this week! xx

Tracey said...

WOW!! They are all gorgeous!!!

Krystal (skdeleeuw) said...

Fabulous job on all the challenges! Thanks for playing with us at the ColourQ challenge!

Lindalou said...

Great cards with some wonderful colors. On the grandma card I loved how you used the border punch to make the paper almost look like lace. Really beautiful.

Suzanne Bier said...

So lovely! I love the color combinations that you used!

And also, thank you for leaving a comment on my blog...we recently moved to Olympia from Augusta, GA...we love it here! :)

Andrea Amu said...

Beautiful looking cards and treat bag! The bab is just stunning... love the damask stamping and embossing!

Happy Easter!

Cath said...

Hey Linda! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World. Thanks so much for playing along! :)