Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Another Double Challenge

I would love to post everyday, but just can't quite get this together yet....but when I saw these challenges this week, giddy up and let's go ~ so the color challenge is from Stacey's Stampin Stage and the design challenge is from Stampin 411! Take a peek at my creation ~ hope you enjoy your time with me!


Here's a little peek of the right hand card top, after I used the blender pens to gently color this in (I love coloring!), I used Crystal Effects to give these hazel nuts some depth, I love how these turned out although it looks quite goofy in this picture ~ not a good likeness ~ stunning IRL!


After I heat embossed my leaves with Black EP, I used the Blender Pens to color in the Leaves and all the Hazel Nuts ~ used my Top Note Die twice to create the frame and stamped More Mustard on the smaller of the two (tone on tone)!


I really wasn't sure about this card, but in the end I am quite pleased with it ~ what do you think ~ is it too much ~ I just may teach this next week, I hope my girls like it!

And of course have to give you a little peek of two guests that come to visit the other day
A chiropractors patience and Jack Sparrow!





Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you have a blessed day!


  • Stamps: Autumn Splendor, Occasional Quotes 
  • Paper: Very Vanilla, More Mustard, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie  
  • Ink:  Versa Mark, More Mustard, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie  
  • Acc:  Black EP, Top Note Die, Blender Pens, Crystal Effects, Modern Label Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals
All Supplies Stampin’ Up Unless Noted!


9 comments:

  1. I've been watching for a new post:)
    I love this card. You did a wonderful job on those leaves and acorns. They look great! Love all the dimension you've created here too. I like this sketch.
    Thanks for sharing the pictures of your visitors. So adorable (and a bit scary ;))

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  2. Fabulous job on this sketch.....I may have to case this one. I love the tone on tone and all the dimension. I appreciate you sharing with all of at over at Stamping 411.

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  3. Beautiful card.....you really know how to use that stamp set! And your little halloweeners are CUTE!

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  4. wow...gorgeous leaves on your card! Love the costumes, too!

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  5. Wow, those leaves look like you took them out of a tree! Gorgeous!

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  6. I love it. I think it totally rocks and is so cleanly designed.

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  7. What a beautiful card -- your leaves are fabulous! Great job with this week's sketch. Thanks so much for playing along with the Stamping 411 operators! Blessings, Gretchen

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  8. Beautiful card Denise!!! Love this leave set too!!!
    Your kids look totally cute!!! Thanks for sharing these sweet pics!!! Hugs ~S~

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  9. lovely project! thanks for playing the Curtain Call!

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