Thursday, September 15, 2011

Who is 100?

Well, not in 'years', for sure.

It's hard to believe, but the talented peeps of Mo's Design Team are celebrating 100 challenges this week from the very first in October, 2009. While that's certainly a lot of challenges, it's significant to know that each challenge was not only unique, but through the power of the internet, more and more viewers resulted in more fans for Mo's Digital Pencil... the word spread like wildfire and today, Mo has more than 1,000 followers on her challenge blog alone.

So, to 'celebrate' this momentus occasion, we are 'celebrating' too...  and that's the theme for this week's challenge. All you have to do to play along is make a card, 3-D paper project, scrapbook layout... or other project, to celebrate something.

I usually keep my cards quite simple and tailored... at least that's the style I like to think I follow. This little cutie is the happy 'digi' centerpiece for my card.

I colored with Copic markers, but added a bit of depth using Prismacolor pencils. I love the combination of salmon and aqua. The corner punch is a Fiskars punch I treated myself to recently (and I wasn't convinced I should keep). The background is sponged with Versa Magic chalk ink in Sea Breeze which is always perfect to give the illusion of a soft sky background.
Since this challenge represents a huge milestone, there will be three (3) winners selected from the challenge entries this week, and each will get (are you ready for this???)...
  •  three rubber stamps,(from the collection at Stampin' Bella)
  • a signed original sketch - from Mo's design sketches
  • and a $10 shop credit to Mo's store
Sure wish I could win!!  I do hope that you will join us this week as we celebrate 100 challenges. Best of luck to everyone in the drawing!  Thanks so much for stopping by, friends. Have a fantastic week.


Dorcas said...

It's beautiful Peggy! I'm so glad you were able to join us this time. It makes it all the more special. :-)

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Beautiful card! I love the way you did the sky. I think I need to get some Versa Magic and give that a try. It looks great!

Whimcees said...


Such a pretty card! I love the combination of the pencils added to the markers. Great card!

100 challenges is amazing and what fantastic prizes are waiting for 3 lucky people - it would be wonderful to win! Wishing you a happy day!


Barbara Diane

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Peggy! Wonderful image and coloring!

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Beautiful card Peggy! I love the punched corners. ~jeni :)

Pat said...

Oh absolutely wonderful that you were able to come back for this perfect celebration week!! You are so missed!! I love your cards...and this one simply rocks!!! Gorgeous always! And the colors are sooo yummy together! Love the corner punches too. So dang adorable!! Thanks again for joining us Peggy...and you can pop in any ol' time you like!! Hugs! Pat Frank

Barb said...

Peggy, this is so pretty! I think it's a great time to celebrate. In fact, I see nothing wrong with starting to celebrate a special occasion a couple of weeks early (wink) and take it on out a couple of weeks after (wink)! In any case, it's good to see you back at Mo's this week! You've been a busy gal! Sending big hugs.

Linda Carson said...


Cathy said...

Peggy, this is beautiful, Love the Heidi image and the coloring and elements you have added to the card. Gorgeous as always.

dj1952 said...

Lovely card. I really like the color combination you've used. Congratulations on making it through 100 challenges. Hugs, dj1952

Elaine L. said...

Peggy, I was so happy to see that you joined us for out 100th challenge! It's always nice to see your work!

Mary Jo said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! I'm not familiar with all your techniques, but this card makes me wish I were.

Iulia said...

Hey Peggy! Glad to see you around sweetie! This is really adorableČ™ I've always loved Heidi from the Alps:)) Aqua-salmon is my fave color combo, your coloring looks amazing, and the neat look of your card just helps to showcase this gorgeous image.
Hugs and have a happy Sunday!

Loreal Blondi said...

When you use a lovely image og Mo you can't miss :) Lovely card in fine bright colours!

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