Thursday, April 2, 2009

1-2-3 Challenges in One

Well, it may be just 2 1/2 challenges. :-) I'll get to that in a bit. This is for this week's Cupcake Craft challenge, Simon Says Stamp Challenge and Cute Card Thursday challenge. I apologize in advance for my photography. I still need to put that light box together. :)

The Cupcake Craft challenge this week is a sketch and this is the one where I'm not quite sure my card fits right. The sketch is below. The image is a bit too big and my circle is a bit too small so I kind of rearranged a bit. I'm submitting anyway because I was trying and I think it's close.
This week is the first Simon Says Stamp Challenge. The theme for their first challenge is yellow and green. I will tell you right off the bat that this is my most dreaded color combination. I usually go out of my way to avoid it. So I thought that was a good reason to give it a shot. I'm not sure why I'm afraid of this combination. I think it's because of the bedroom I had when I was about 10. This was 1974 and it was very bright yellow and very bright green. So every time I put these two colors together that's what I see. For this card, I tried to keep the tones a little softer and the image helped bring them together for me too.
The final challenge for this card is today's Cute Card Thursday Challenge. The challenge this week is to use citrus colors. As soon as I saw the challenge I knew what image I had to use.
Thanks for stopping by. Hope to see you again soon!
Stamp: Citrus Puckers (House Mouse - Stampabilities)
Paper: All paper and cardstock DCWV
Embellishments: ribbon (unknown); brads (Making Memories); classic and scallop circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Technique: Prismacolor pencils blended with turpenoid

12 comments: said...

Judy, this is so cheerful and vibrant, I love it! My bedroom as a had white walls, so my mom let me paint balloons on them. Funny how I'll never forget the walls of my childhood room.

We are honored to have you join our Simon Says Stamp challenge! Thanks ;)

Lori said...

Oh My goodness! Your card is sooo cute. The colors are wonderful and the mice are too cute.

Susan said...

That turned out cute! I send you all these images and you pick the hardest one to color first! LOL! You did great with it and great take on all 3 challenges.

Janice W. said...

Hi Judy,
I love, love, love this card. I have that stamp and only tried it once, unsuccessfully. You did a fabulous job coloring!!

debby4000 said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous and love those mice.

GiftsByHeidi said...

So cute! I think it fits the sketch. Love the papers you used! Adorable!

Andrea, said...

Brilliant card, great image and colours, thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

Lorraine A said...

well this is just absolutely gorgeous ! I just love youir card Judy ! Gorgeous image and the papers you used go just perfectly ;-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge :-)

Ida / Little said...

Great card! :) The stamp is very cute :)

Monica Anderberg said...

Very nice! I really like your combo of your decorations. Just lovely!

Monica at

Iris said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining our first challenge on SimonSays Challenge.


ant me. said...

Wonderful! Amazing!! Sweet!!! : ) You out did yourself on this one Judy!
: ) I love it!!!

Patti : )