Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Crafts and Me Challenge - Punch It Out

This week at Crafts and Me Challenge the digi team is back with a challenge to Punch It Out! So grab those punches, nesties, etc and have just have fun creating!

 
 For my card I used the absolutely gorgeous May digital stamp. I LOVED her as soon as I saw her and finally worked up the nerve to color her up. Speaking of digi's there are a slew of NEW ones available NOW at Crafts and Me. I used Echo Park Summertime even though it looks like she's dancing with the moon I loved pairing her with bright summer papers. I don't know about your neck of the woods, but it's approaching 90 degrees here today! That is a bit too hot for me but eh, it's only for a month or so - I can handle it. I hope! The flowers are a mix of Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry roses. I've been hoarding these pretty things and finally had the heart to part with a few! *giggle* I love using my Helmar Craft Glue for adhering these flowers - I know they won't be falling off when I do. Also, I used glitter on her wings! I don't normally like glitter just because of the mess....I don't like to sparkle for days but I bought this pretty purple glitter from my LSS and couldn't resist dusting some on her wings. I got a tip from Grace to use Helmar Gemstone glue for adhering glitter and let me tell you it worked like a charm! Since it dries clear you don't see anything BUT the gorgeous sparkle of the glitter. It even photographed well and that usually doesn't happen when I use glitter in the past! I love and believe I am hooked!

I hope you will play along with us this week, we have a fabulous prize sponsored by

 
with 3 downloads of winners choice!    

And now to my sad news. I've decided to step down from Crafts and Me with this being my last challenge as part of the DT. :( It was such a HARD decision because you KNOW how much I love their digital and rubber stamps but I just need to step away from some of the more time consuming parts of being on a DT and focus on my family a bit more. We are in the midst of trying to sell our house as well and I need to make sure I keep on top of the house so it's not a big thing when we have a showing. That means *gasp* cleaning up after every single card I make! haha Hard to do, for me, believe me! The girls at Crafts and Me are amazing - Teresa is wonderful to work for - she's a strong and amazing woman - I admire her lots. I am forever grateful for the opportunity to help launch the digital side of her shop and don't worry - I'll still be creating with all my favorites as well as newbies such as the ones just listed today!

Challenges I'm Playing:
The Beary Scrap - #27 June Sketch
A Spoonful of Sugar - Flower Power 
2 Sisters - Anything Goes 
All Sorts - Things with Wings
Catch the Bug - Bright Colors 
 

Supplies:
Stamp: May digital stamp by Crafts and Me
Paper: Echo Park Summertime Collection
Copics: Skin - E50, E51, E53, E93; Hair - W1, W3, W5; Flowers - R89, R81; Dress - Y02, Y04, Y06, Y08
Atyou Spica Pens: Clear, Silver, Melon, Sky Blue  
Nestibilities: Circle Set
Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers
Fairy Dust Glitter by Donna Salazar
Adhesive: Helmar Gemstone Glue, Helmar Craft Glue, Helmar Zap Dots

4 comments :

Jacilynn said...

super pretty! love the bright colors. And good for you, sometimes we have to make the hard choice to increase our happiness.
x

Chrissy said...

Beautiful colour on her dress. Such a gorgeous image.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Mona E said...

Hey Sweetie!
Loooove the bright colours of your card. And i think you made a fantastic job colouring her up. I still am working up the courage to colour her, lol. She is truly beautiful. I too love the new stamps i the shop and i can`t wait to play with them. I am so sad that you are leaving us. It has been a pleasure to work with you. I`ll be sure to stop by and visit you now and then. I wish you the best of luck! Hugs...Mona

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

WOW! This is a beautiful creation! Your coloring is stunning and I love that spray of roses- SO pretty!

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