Monday, March 21, 2011

Stamps R Us Challenge #17–Celebrate Spring!

Can you believe it, it’s March 21st already!!  Are you ready for another great challenge with us at Stamps R Us?  We are being sponsored this time by Tiffany Doodle Stamps.  I hope you will check them out, there are lots and lots of gorgeous digital images to chose from!  The theme this week, is to create a card/project to Celebrate Spring, and I don’t know about you, but I am so glad winter is finally over in my neck of the woods!

I am using one of the image from Tiffany Doodle Stamps, and it’s the “Dogwood Branch”.

                  Dogwood

I really loved this image when I saw it, and I thought it would be beautiful in blue.  I colored the image with copics, and then layered it on baby blue and cream card stock.  I used a embossing folder from Cuttlebug, and a border punch by Martha Stewart.  The lace and butterfly are finds from the dollar store.  The butterfly was originally white, but I used my copics to color it blue.  The designer paper is from previous left overs, sorry I can’t remember who makes it.  I found the sentiment on the Create With TLC blog. 

Challenges:

Tuesday Throwdown – Challenge #40 Lace.

Sweet Stamps Blog – Challenge #6 Think Spring.

The Creative Cottage – Challenge #35 Spring Has Sprung.

Paper Play Challenge – Week 11 Embossing.

Sarah Hurley – Challenge #34 Embossing.

Incy Wincy Designs – Challenge #86 Embossing.

Lollipop Crafts – Challenge #31 Butterflies.

Have a great week, and good luck with the challenge!

Marilyn

20 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card. The coloring is fantastic and I just love how everything on the card blends so well together. I love how you put the sentiment on an angle. I like things that are a bit out of the ordinary. Good finds at the dollar store. The embossing piece seems to go so well with the dp. All around beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. What an elegant card and your coloring of the flowers is beautiful. I love everything you did on this card. Thank you for joining our challenge at SweetStamps.com.

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  3. Incredibly sweet card and such fab spring colours! Thanks for joining in the fun at TCC this week :) Donna x

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  4. This is beautiful!!!! Love the colors and the doily in the back.

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  5. Just gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with Sweet Stamps.

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  6. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!! This is so beautiful Marilyn...LOVE it.
    Hugs xx

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  7. what a beautiful card - the colouring of the image is stunning.. so pretty
    Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley this week
    Lisa x

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  8. Gorgeous!! Love the your blues along with the lace,doily and border punch! Your coloring of this image is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps Spring Challenge

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  9. Gorgeous card, thanks for playing along with Creative Cottage
    Anne x

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  10. Beautiful card, I love everything about it Thank you so much for joining us at Sweet Stamps
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  11. Gorgeous shade of blues and I love the lace and doily you added - really is makes the card so soft and feminine! Beautiful card - just adore it!

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  12. Wow Marilyn! This is a stunner. Your coloring is beautiful. The doily, the sentinment, the blues. Just stunning.
    Jo xx

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  13. Stunning card, love the colours and the lace and doily are just perfect with the image!

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  14. Truly beautiful - adore the image.

    Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay this week. ♥

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  15. Marilyn, I had to come over and tell you how beautiful your coloring is on this image! WOW! Absolutely lovely!!

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  16. WOW - this is stunning. Love the colouring and the whole layout on the card! Thanks for playing along at PaperPlay challenges.

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  17. You've done a perfect job with your colouring... this is a gorgeous card!

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  18. Wow this is stunning, love all the detail. Thanks for joining in this weeks Incy Wincy Challenge hugs Shelley xx

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  19. Lovely Card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges this week!

    Sarah x

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