Wednesday, 2 September 2009

2 cards and a few challenges

I got time tonight to finally sit down and craft so I made 2 cards.
My first one if for the Just Christmas and Birthdays challenge and I have used a digi image of a yummy cupcake that I got from Penny (creations by penny). If you haven't visited Penny before then get yourself over there and check out her digi's for sale.

I coloured the cupcake with my Copics then added some glitter crystal lacquer to the strawberry and icing. I had never used crystal lacquer before I won some a few weeks ago in Lorraine (Coldwaters) blog candy and now I find myself wanting to use it on everything lol.
Papers are DCWV and Smirk and the flowers are digi's from Fred She Said. These ones are from the Polka Dotty Set. I cut them out then snip in between the petals, turn them over and use my embossing tool on the back of the petals to make them curl, then turn them face up again and push my embossing tool in the centre so the petals lift up and it also helps them stick to the card better too :)

My other card is for a good few challenges so I will list them all at the end.
For this one I used a cute House Mouse image that I got a long time ago in a blog candy win.
My papers are a mix of Basic Grey, DCWV and the yellow one is a digi paper from Summer Driggs.
The word BABY and the baby bottle is from a Messy Rabbit stamp set. I stuck a brad through the middle of the A and attached a little baby's feet charm. Ribbon and pearls are from my stash.
Right here goes for the challenges I am entering this one into.
Stamp With Fun - Sketch
Stampin for the weekend- Anything baby
Cute Card Thursday- New Beginnings
Basic Grey- Colour Combo of Brown, Yellow and Pink and use something from Basic Grey (paper)
Stamp Something-Animal Somethings
Pollycraft- Use Animals
Pile It On- Round (there is tiny spots on my Basic Grey paper and the circles my scalloped punch made lol)
Stamptacular Sunday-Scallop Mania
Penny's Challenge- Pearls

And finally I might be pushing this a bit, but My Time To Craft's theme is On the farm. I know mice are not farmyard animals but they do run about on farms.
Ok I know I have maybe took the challenge thing a bit far lol. I think that makes it 10 challenges. I am not sure if all of these challenge blogs let you combine challenges but thought I would give it a go anyway. It's not often I combine more than 2 challenges so why not lol.
Wow that took me ages to put all those links in!
Thanks for stopping by today and I hope I haven't put you to sleep with that long post, that's if anyone has actually read this far down!

Lora x


Vicki said...

Hi Lora, two fabby cards....mmmmm that cupcake looks good enough to!!! Such a cutie image on the card for our challenge over at SFTW, fab layout, colours and papers. Thank you for playing along, good luck and hopefully we'll see you joining in again. xx vicki xx

Penny said...

Awesome!!!! I love both of your cards and I absolutely LOVE the cupcake!!!!

I wish I could combine that many challenges, I don't know how you did it, I can never get in more than three, maybe once I might have gotten four? But TEN!!! Wow!

Kim said...

I agree, both card are terrific! Your cupcake looks delicious! Thanks for playing this week at Penny's Challenges!
Kim xXx

Holly said...

Wow I'm impressed with all your challenges in the second card Lora! Love both of your cards!

Erin... said...

2 super cute cards! and wow on the challenges!!! Cute cute images adn yummy papers! thanks for playing at StampSomething this week!

Nikki Schmaltz said...

OMGOSH! That cupcake looks good enough to eat. Thanks for joining us at SSC!

Ninchen said...

gorgeous card!
love the colours and the little cupcake!

thanks for joining us this week on JCBC!

xoxo janina

Donna said...

Such a cute card Lora, love the wee house mice in the baby shoe, lovely layout too and your wee charm of feet is so cute too.
Thank you for joining us this week at Stampin' for the Weekend.
Donna xx

chercroppin said...

Both of these turned out so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's Challenges, and we look forward to seeing more of your creations in the weeks to come!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Both cards are fabulous!! The cupcake on your cupcake card looks good enough to eat ... yummmm!
Thanks for playing along on Penny's Challenges. I look forward to seeing more of your yummy creations!!!

Kimmi said...

Lovely cards. The baby one is fab. The papers are lovely and that charm is so cute!

Thank you for playing along with us again this week at Stampin' for the Weekend. WE hope you had fun and that you come back and join us for more challenge soon. Good Luck.

Kimmi x

Liza said...

Two great cards, the cupcake looks fab. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Anonymous said...

wonderful cards!!thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs tina46

Nancy said...

Lovely baby card, Lora:O) The papers are gorgeous, love the layout and the image is super cute. The charm is brilliant.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW this week, good luck!

Crafting Joanne said...

Two wonderful scalloped cards.

Thanks for joining us this week at ssc.

Joanne x

Karin said...

Great cards Lora.
love both of them.
Thanks for joining the JCBC this week.

xoxo karin

Vanja said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the cute little mice and the yellow ribbon. Fabulous papers.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW! :)

Amy Schultz said...

my initial thought was YUM! hehe looks delicious!

Amy -- Pile It On DT

Sprytebyrd said...

Oh how I love a yummy cupcake card!
Beautiful cards!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular this week! Hope to see you again soon!

Anonymous said...

Pretty cards ;0)
Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Janneke X

Angelo said...

Thanks for joining the JCBC this week. You've done a great job with my sketch.
Hugs, Kristin :)

Maureen said...

Both great cards! That strawberry looks good enough to eat and love those pretty Fred flowers! Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!