Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Because I want to...

Tonight, I decided to make a card simply because I found a challenge and wanted to make a card for it! This card is somewhat of a deviation for me, as it is very out of character for me to use so many inks and elements on one card! Of course, as is my norm - it still is apropro for ALOT of other challenges besides the one that inspired it!

The challenge that got me started was from Stamping Vacation, and is called "State your State". I used the state butterfly as my jump off point, and then apparently went mad! ;) Hope you'll let me know what you think of my card!



This card is apropro and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Stamping Vacation - State your State
Stamping with the Dragon - Distressing
Bunny Zoes - Summer Days
365 Cards - Day 146/Summer Fun: butterflies, flowers, outdoors
Crafty Cardmakers - #26 Joy's Recipe
Artful Inkables - Think Ink #25 - Make your own background paper
DigiDoodleShopBest - #17 Anything Goes
Delightful Sketches Challenges - No DP or Embellies
CraftyCatz- Summertime
Stamp Something - Something flowery
SSDS - Use Digis
Mami Doodles: Anything Goes
DareU2Digi : Stitching
Raise the Bar - Distressed/Torn/Ripped/Broken
NoTimeToStamp - Two's Company - Two Butterflies
CatchtheBugBlog - Summer Time
WeeMemories - Stamping
Rosie D's - All Creatures Great and Small
Practical Scrappers - Use 7 or more different items:
Distress Ink - Antique Linen,Tattered Rose, Broken China
Memento - Potters Clay, Desert Sand, Cantaloupe
Recycled Mailing Envelope
SU stamp from 'Abundant Joy' stamp set
Digital Stamped Butterflies
Copics: Cobalt, Golden Yellow, Black
Prismacolor Ultra Fine Marker for Faux Stitching
White Milk Pen
DCWV cs for base

23 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and sentiment.:)) Thanks for playing with DC.

    Rosalien

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  2. Love this! WOW! The paper is wonderful! Love the distressed look - not overdone, just enough! The butterflies are so pretty! Terrific card!

    Thanks so much for participating in Stamping Vacation's State Your State challenge! You did a terrific job and this card give you an entry in the gift certificate drawing on August 1st!

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  3. Your project is is stunning, you need to do this much more often!!! I am so happy that you have joined us at the Digi Doodle Shop’s Best this week and Good Luck!
    KymKreates
    DT Coordinator

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  4. Great card !!!!
    Thanks for joining our "Anything Goes" challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
    Hugs, Jóna

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  5. This is so pretty...Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

    Hugs
    Judy

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  6. This is beautiful, all those colours work so well together. Thanks you for joining Crafty Cardmakers this week. xx

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  7. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week xx

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  8. lovely card, so pretty, thanks for playing along with Craftcatz this week, x carol

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  9. Another fabulous card! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at DDSB! :)

    -JoAnn:)
    http://joboogie.typepad.com

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  10. Wow, this is really stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best! Hope we see you back next week!

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  11. Love this beautiful card, Yvonne!

    Thanks for joining us in this week's Stamp Simply "2 of Something" challenge!

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  12. Lovely card,thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    fiona x

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  13. Now that is how you combine challenges!!!! I love your card. The stamping is incredible! Thanks for sharing it with us at Practical Scrappers :)

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  14. So pretty love the simplicity. This is so cute I love it. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge. Hugs Pascale

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  15. Thanks for joining us at Rosie-D's Challenge with your beautiful work! Good luck!

    Saskia :)

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  16. Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.

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  17. brilliant card thanks for joining us at crafty catz

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  18. Really pretty card. Great job!

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  19. That is a very different style for you indeed. The background looks really nice.
    TFS
    Paul

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  20. Fab card thanks for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon & good luck.
    Jenny x

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  21. Beautiful sentiment and love the background! Glad you could join us at the Wee Memories Challenge!

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  22. Fabulous card and sentiment.. Thanks for joining us at SSDS this week..

    Amanda:0)

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  23. Love this card. Its beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Dragon Designs.

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