Saturday, December 26, 2009

It's Saturday... Some Challenges!

Happy Day after Christmas ;)
Hope y'all survived the day of festivities! I know some of you are probably still going at it throughout the weekend! but everyone here is completly exhausted and we're taking the today (Saturday) to do nothing, lol - which technically means to do everything, since we have a million toys to rip out of boxes, put together and pry open battery comparments ;)  Wish us luck!

Ok, so I have 2 cards to share with you and the challenges that helped!

Here's Sassy Studio Designs 2nd to last challenge of the year!!!
This week's Dare to be Sassy Thursday is a Christmas Color Challenge...

Red and Green

I also used...
Cupcake Craft Challenges 71 - A Time for Celbration
Dare U 2 Digi Stamp Challenge 28 - Last minute Christmas cards
Stamp Somethings - Holiday Somethings Challenge
and it is loosely based but definitely inspired by Mojo Monday's Sketch 118.

Xmas Tree Card Details:
Paper(s): Me & My Big Ideas DP; Bazzill CS and Papertrey Ink CS
Stamp(s): Sassy Studio Designs Digital Image
Ink(s): Copic Markers; Copic Atyou Spica Glitter Markers
Accessories: The Robin's Nest Dew Drops; Making Memories Ribbon; Bo Bunny Flowers; Nestablilities.

For my next card, I used one of my most fave images from InStyle Stamps - Snowman Chick...
I also used these challenges...
BasicGrey Challenges Week 10 Color Combo - Cream, Pink, Blue (and for some odd reason I thought that green was included, lol!)
Digital Tuesday Challenge 38 - Let it snow!
and The Pink Elephant Sketch Challenge #46.

Snowman Chick Card Details:
Paper(s): BasicGrey Eskimo Kisses DP; Papertrey Ink Kraft CS; Bazzill CS

Stamp(s): InStyle Stamps Snowman Chick Digital Image
Ink(s): Copic Markers; Copic Atyou Spica Clear Glitter Marker
Accessories: Making Memories Trim; Martha Stewart Star Border Punch; Large Nestabilities; The Robin's Nest Dew Drops.

Thanks for looking and for all your wonderful comments :*)

Happy Holidays!!!

23 comments:

Sara said...

what great cards margie! you really do amaze me every time :)

happy weekend!

xoxo
sara

melissac said...

Fab cards Margie!! I just love your style!

Michelle said...

A great entry for DU2DS this week, thanks for playing out at our blog.
Hope 2010 brings you all you would wish for yourself
x Michelle

Ellie said...

Such cute cards! Love your papers! Thanks so much for playing the digital tuessday challenge.

The Crafty Den said...

What a pretty card. The image is perfect and the paper is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge and don't forget our new challenge starts on 4th Jan!. Hugs, Denise x

coldwaters2 said...

Totally fabulous cards thank you so much for joining in our challenge at Digital Tuesday

Hugs
Lorraine x

Ann said...

Love both cards - your colouring rocks - superb colour schemes.
Thanks for finding time to play along with us at the Pink Elephant. Hope you'll pop by tomorrow to check out our new challenge.

Ann xxx

Lori said...

Hi Margie! Just leaving a quick message on peeps blogs... I am so very excited to be on the Praire Fairy DT with you :D I read somewhere on your blog that Sara is your sister? How cool is that? My sister doesn't enjoy crafts - as a matter of fact, I'm the only one in my family who LOVES all things crafty!

Well, I've enjoyed a peek around your blog. You have some amazing things here - bravo!!!

Come visit me sometime Here

Love and big hugs ~ Lori

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Margie I have returned once again but this time is to say I am looking forward to working with you on the new Prairie Fairy DT team

Hugs
Lorraine x

tortagialla said...

Found you through the digital tuesday challenge blog and all your card layouts are so great! Everything is so perfectly coordinated, great eye for color!
linda http://www.backtopaper.com

Kelly Schelske said...

fabulous cards, love your work! I am excited to be on the Prairie Fairy DT with you, I think it will be awesome!

Hugs, Kelly

Charity Hassel said...

hey Margie, I am currently locked out of the label tulip forums since I suggested that everyone file with the better business bureau about Jen and also file a complaint with credit card companies and paypal.
anyways. I know Christina and Amy have resigned so, I guess Jennifer is the only one around. I hope you get things resolved soon and I really hope you file a report with the Better business bureau. She needs to stop treating her customers so horribly.

Randi said...

Gorgeous cards Margie!! I love the layouts!! Love the way you used the dew drops on the first one and that green ribbon on the last card is divine!!! Hope your holidays were wonderful and you have a safe and happy New Year!

Crystal said...

hi! just wanted to swing by and say congrats on being chosen for the prairie fairy dt! your work is so bright and bold and beautiful! i just love your style! can't wait to work with you and get to know you better! hugs!

Heike said...

Hi Margie, i want to say you that i'm so excited, to be on the Praire Fairy DT with you....I'm looking forward to work with you :-)))...

Big Hugs
Heike

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh you've got such a pretty blog page and your cards are absolutely gorgeous! sooooo looking forward to getting to know you on prairie fairy dt. i grew up on long island!!!

Larissa said...

Great cards! Love the designpaper you used on your first card. It looks so very lovely. Thanks for joining us at DU2DS.

Hugs,
Larissa

Donna said...

Fantastic card and just perfect for our celebration theme, gorgeously elegant image! Thanks for playing along with us at Cupcake :) Donna x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh wow!! Such adorable creations!! Love the fabby layout on the top card and your coloring is fantastic!! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something!! Hope to see you in the New Year!! HUGS

Dot Scrap said...

Hi.
Love your card. The paper and the images are wonderful, and your coloring is fantastic.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Stamp Something. Happy new year.
Dorte aka dot-scrap

Denise said...

Hi Margie. Great job on both your cards! You've been very busy!! :) Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something.
Hugs
Denise

Sandra said...

Very 'sassy' cards... Love them.
Thanks for joining us with our last challenge of 2009. New 'Dare' this Friday.
Sandra x

Chris said...

WOWEE! Fantastic cards Margie and such great images. Love your colouring and designs too. Glad you could join us at DU2DS this time. Chris :)

 
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