Friday, February 15, 2013

Thinking of You

Good Morning!  Happy Friday!  Hope you had a great week and a fun Valentine's Day if you celebrate that!   Now it's time for the weekend and hopefully a little extra crafting time!  I'm here a card I made for two of my DTs, Guylou's Inimitability and the Copic/ProMarker Challenge at The Outlawz site.  I rarely have the opportunity to combine these projects, but it worked out this week, so I went for it.   The theme for the Copic/ProMarker challenge is "thinking of you" - can be general or sympathy and Guylou's challenge is "three in a row, that's the way to go" - a BINGO challenge.

First, here are the details for the challenge at Guylou's Inimitability:

Kim is our hostess this week and she is challenging us to use the BINGO card below to select the elements for our project.  I chose button(s), free space, ribbon.


Challenge Deadline:
You have until 10:00 PM (EDT) on February 28th to link your project to the Inlinkz at the end of the challenge post.
How to participate:
You may enter only ONE project per challenge, but if you use a Guylou's Inimitability digistamp, your project will count for two entries.  If you don't have one of Guylou's digistamps, you can check the online store where several freebies are available.  
Challenge Prizes:
A winner will be selected randomly and will win:
1. A $10.00 gift certificate from Guylou's online store
2. An invitation to be a Guest Designer on one of our upcoming challenges

Here is my card:


My card base and mats are SU Melon Mambo and the patterned papers are from the Pebbles Sunny Side collection.    My sweet image is Leah from Guylou's Inimitability.  I printed her on Make it Colour Blending Card and colored here with my Copics.  I added a touch of Stickles to the pink flowers on her hat.  She was cut out with my Cameo and popped up on foam tape.  I stitched around the background papers and the image frame.  The sentiment is from Create With TLC.  Some ribbon, a flower button and a few heart gems finished my card.

Here is a close-up of the image:


Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to visit both the Guylou's Inimitability blog and the Copic/ProMarker challenge to check out the beautiful creations from both DTs for the respective challenges!    I would love to see your creations for either or both challenges!

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Sweet Sunday Sketch #177 (sketch)
Through The Craftroom Door Challenge (anything goes)
Tuesday Throwdown #134 (anything goes)

Here is SSSC-177:



Sorry the long post! Have a wonderful day and I'll be by to visit you soon!
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19 comments:

  1. Love the Spring theme. As always your coloring is FAB. TFS

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  2. Lovely card and colors! Love the spring time image!

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  3. HI Carla what a lovely clean theme awhhhh like fresh air :) Cute card and that paper combo couldn't be any more perfect. Lovely just lovely. Thank you for swinging by my corner made me smile.

    Ruby

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  4. One of my favorite images Carla! You colored this beautifully and I love the papers! HUGS

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  5. Beautiful card Carla!!
    XXX Heidy

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  6. Oh Carla, this is really gorgeous sweetie!! LOVE your beautifully colored image! HUGS :)

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  7. Striking card Carla, love the stitching! x

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  8. Gorgeous, Carla. Love those cheerful papers. It looks like a beautiful Spring day...just what I want. LOL

    Have a great weekend. It is supposed to be a really cold day here tomorrow. ~sigh~

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  9. Very beautiful Carla. I love the soft colors, beautiful papers and the stitching. Beautiful card.

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  10. Hey, a DT two-fer, that's lucky! Love how fresh and spring-like this card looks, gorgeous :)

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  11. Very sweet! The floral and gingham mix is lovely and your coloring looks amazing. :-)

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  12. Love all the layers and the great coloring. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  13. Carla, I love this beautiful card--the colors and papers are so pretty! Love the design, stitching, sentiment and wonderfully-colored image! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  14. This is simply stunning, Carla. Love the colours and the stitching details. Thanks for joining our challenge. We'd like to see you again next week. … x
    Asha - Tuesday Throwdown DT
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  15. Carla, your card is gorgeous. It looks so spring-like and we have it so cold today so it helps warm things for me.

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  16. Well it looks like you are in my thoughts now too Sugar - love these papers.
    Sandy

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  17. Sweet image and card. Love the way you have colored her.

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  18. Your card is absolutely darling, and you used one of my fave images by Guylou. The gingham is perfect for a springy card. Glad you shared your card at TTCRD!

    Hugz,
    Roxann

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  19. She's beautiful and wonderfully colored.

    I love the papers you chose. They work so well together.

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Thanks so much for visiting and leaving me a comment! I really appreciate it! Carla