Monday, February 22, 2010

Challenge cards for Mo's DP and for ABC Challenge

I came down with a cold over the weekend so aside from scrubbing out the bathroom, I didn't do much except sneeze, sniffle and sit at the table crafting. On that positive note I finished up several cards for several challenges.

My first card uses one of my favourite images from Mo's Digital Pencil. The challenge was to create a card using just cream or white paper and one ribbon. No embellishments, patterned paper or layers. This was a lot tougher than I would've thought but it sure worked to bring all the emphasis to the image.

I angled the ribbon and embossed the cardstock using a Cuttlebug folder to give it a bit more interest but otherwise it's all about the cranky 2-yr old. I'm entering this card into these challenges:
This second card was a relatively quick one to make as it uses outline stickers coloured in with Copic markers. The challenge here, from ABC Challenge, was to make a card using only one piece of paper (front & back). I chose this patterned paper from Basic Grey. I used the reverse (which was plain white) for the layers and I cut out some of the flowers for extra embellishments. I just love the ease of outline stickers for making quick, dramatic cards.


  1. I just love that image each time I see it, it always brings a smile to my face :)

    Beautifully coloured and love the embossed background :)

    Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Digi this fortnight

    Elaine x

  2. Great card! I love that little pouter. Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge this week.

  3. I love the Mo image and the sweet pink outfit! Thanks for playing at I Love Digi!

  4. Fabulous cards :-) both of them are lovely ! :-)

    thanks for joining the ABC Challenge :-)
    Lols x x

  5. Fabulous card,
    Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Digi this fortnight
    hugs Mel x

  6. So sweet.. This image is perfect for the challenge at Mo's this week.. Thanks for playing along with us..

  7. Gorgeous card Shelley...and just perfect :)
    Thanks for joining in with Mo's challenge this week x

  8. this is a fab image and you have coloured it beautifully. Thanks for joining us at I Love Digi.

  9. awww so sweet.
    Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Digi

  10. Cute card, love the cranky 2 year old!
    Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ Digi!
    Dee (Spryte)

  11. Well the little girl is priceless. I feel like that every monday morning!

  12. Lovely

    Thanks for joining us on ABC :)

    Hugs Jane x

  13. As an ex teacher, I recognise that face from teaching the infants! Great card. Thanks for joining in with I LOVE DIGI's first Challenge. Hope to see you again,

  14. Great card! Thanks for joining us at I love Digi.