Monday, September 21, 2009

Basic Grey and Pink Elephant Challenges


I set some goals for myself at the beginning of September that I hope to accomplish by the end of the year. While most are not really fun ones....like cleaning out closets and other boring but necessary things, one goal I set for myself is actually fun. That goal is to use all the stamps that I bought during my buying spree these past few months that I haven't used yet. This image I used for this card is the first time I have used it and it was perfect for two challenges that I am submitting it for. The first is Basic Grey's embossing challenge. Besides embossing of some kind on your creation you are required to use something from the Basic Grey line. My yellow, orange and orange printed papers are from the Basic Grey Lime Rickey collection. The second challenge is for The Pink Elephant Challenge blog which is a sketch this week. I have posted the sketch below.


Supplies:
Image: Playtime by Stampavie / Rachelle Anne Miller
Sentiment: Heidi Grace
Ink: Memories
Printed and solid papers: Lime Rickey collection by Basic Grey
Cardstock: Bazzill
Tools Used: Spellbinders Nestabilities and Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Embellishments: Ribbon and brad from "my stash"
Techniques: Image colored with Prismacolor Colored Pencils and chalks. Dry embossing with embossing folder.
Completed Card Size: 5 1/2" x 6"

18 comments:

LORi said...

Wow!! This is fantastic!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Pink Elephant!!

Pink Hugs~LORi

Rosette said...

Wow Susan... what an amazing card!! I love everything about it, and the colouring is spectacular!!

GiftsByHeidi said...

Gorgeous card! That is a fun goal. Much better than cleaning out closets!

SannaS said...

Fabulous card! Love the bright colors and the cute image! =)
Hugs, SannaS

Judy said...

Cute, cute card! Love the colorful turtles.

Barbara said...

I love it. That is an adorable image. Your ribbon goes great with your paper and colors!

Janet said...

Very cute! I love this image :)

Jessie said...

What a cute stamp and card! Love it :)

Ann said...

'That goal is to use all the stamps that I bought during my buying spree these past few months that I haven't used yet. ' this is a goal that I too should be doing - seem to have bought so many and not had chance to use them!

This card is fantastic - a fabulour image beautifully coloured. Good luck in completing your goal.

Ann xxx
TPE

Jenny said...

Love all the colors and the patchwork turtle.
Jenny

Linda Elbourne said...

This is a fabulous fun card!

Spyder said...

Fabulous card, love that fun image and the colours you've chosen
(Lyn)

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

What an adorable card, Susan. How did you get such perfect ribbon for that DP - it's great! I love those turtles and they really say "happy". Love it! I love your personal goal challenges to yourself.

Christine said...

What a lovely card...the image is adorable, and I love how you've colored it with your Prismacolor pencils. Beautiful work!

Way to go on your goal! Before you know it, you'll have a collection of projects that you can be proud of!

Thanks so much for sharing this project!

Janice W. said...

Susan this is spectacular! The image is adorable and colored oh so perfectly!! Love the ribbon too, it matches so well!

Deanne K said...

Love this card!!! Your colors are so pretty! Great job :)

kim-paperbabe said...

GORGEOUS card Susan love the colours and all those extra details, Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at BasicGrey challenges, HuGs Kim and the BGC team :)

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