Saturday, March 5, 2011

You're Ham-azing!

I have seen other people's ceations where they have completed several, like 4-5 challenges with one card or project.  I do good to get in one and sometimes I combine two, like this time!  How do they do it?  How do they keep them all straight? 


Anyway, I made this card for Splitcoast Stampers color challenge:  CC312: Misty Celery Rose! Marina Mist (blue), Certainly Celery (light green) and Rose Red.  I love these colors together!  Great challenge Julia!


And did you know that "March 1 is National Pig Day....who knew??? But let's celebrate it !!! This week's challenge is to make a card with a pig on it.........use at least 2 different patterned papers......and add some buttons! Any sketch."  I got this information and challenge over on Jitterbuggin' Challenge blog.  What a super fun challenge!!!


Here's what I came up with: 



Pig was cut at 3 1/2" from Create a Critter cartridge.

Recipe:
Card Base: SU Marina Mist 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  Rose Red 4" X 5 1/4",  Certainly Celery 4 1/8" X 5 3/8"
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Rose Red DP (2 styles), Certainly Celery DP, black
Ink: Marina Mist
Stamps:  SU Itty Bitty Bits
Accessories:  Computer for sentiment!, SU word window and modern label punches, Marina Mist ribbon 5/8" & 1/4", Cricut & Create a Critter cartridge, Cuttlebug & Checkerboard embossing folder, and SU embossing folder (dress), buttons, Cotton Candy Stickles on her cheeks to bring out her eyes! LOL!

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

8 comments:

  1. Laurie, I know what you mean! I just entered my first challenge. I had a lot of trouble with every step, for no reason at all! I think I'll stick to ONE challenge at a time for a while, then graduate myself up slowly. I refuse to be too old to learn new tricks!

    Why do you think we love pigs so much? They are truly stinkin' cute! Love your card.

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  2. This is so cute! I love the colors!

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  3. LOL, I keep a notebook with current challenges I want to enter and then check off with ones my card or layout qualifies for.

    Your card is SOOOOO cute!! I love the patterned piggy :)

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  4. Your pig is adorable. I love her mini skirt.
    TFS
    Ang

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  5. What a "Ham" so cute! LOVE the colors, so springy!

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  6. I always love your die-cutting creatures! This one is especially cute!

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  7. Love these colors together and all that great embossing is amazing.

    Thanks for Jitterbuggin'!

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  8. Ok Laurie, this is just too cute!

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