Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Sassy Cheryl Time - Color Combo

For our challenge this week, hostess Sassy Jeni set the theme with a color combo of "Light Blue & Brown"... another one of my favs.  Truth be told, I would rather work on a color combo challenge than a sketch challenge any day.. how 'bout you?  Out of curiosity, what's your favorite type of challenge?

I haven't colored this cheerful little cutie digi from Sassy Cheryl ("I Love You This Much") in a while and she seems to be a favorite amongst my friends. You just can't help but smile when you see her and there's so many sentiments you could conjure up to go with her expression. Since I never seem to have enough birthday cards around when I need them, what better time than now to get ahead a bit and Sassy Jeni's challenge theme was the perfect excuse.

Everything about my card, with the exception of the kraft card base, was pulled from my ever-growing scrap pile. Using a square nesties, I did the 'out of the box' technique around this little sweetie, added a bit of embossing, and all of the papers were antiqued with Tim Holtz distressed inks. I must have been in a bit of a polka dot mood!

Stop by and join us in the Sassy Cheryl challenge this week and see what the design team created for Jeni's challenge. We have a great time and lots of fun people that join us. We're gearing up for a celebration of 100 challenges next week. You won't want to miss it.

I'm also entering this in these challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by, friends. Have a terrific day and I'll see you later this week.


Dawn said...

Love your polka dot mood card! Just too cute! Great use of scraps too!

Suzi B said...

Thank you Peggy for stopping by my blog via Make it monday... this is a lovely digi image from which you've made a gorgeous happy birthday card.
Suzi B :)

Jayne said...

Saw this on MIM, what an absolutely delightful card! Love Jayne. x x

Steph said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colour combo you've used and the embossed background is fab! I saw you on Make it Monday! x

nnalorac said...

Such a sweet card Peggy. Love your cute image and colour comnbo. Seen it on MIM. Carolxx

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Way to use those scraps Peggy!! Those embossed polka dots look so cute behind this Sassy girl. Lovin' that big blue flower and the cut up sentiment. ~jeni :)

jkreucher said...

Oh My Gosh Peggy! She is so cute in these colors!
I agree with you, we never have enough birthday cards..
I'm not sure I have colored this little cutie either... I better get going... she is perfect for birhdays for sure.
I love that you have used your ever growing scraps, mine is over flowing, actually, I have two over flowing scrap boxes...
thanks for the inspiration to delve into them soon.

Anonymous said...

Peggy - I totally adore that image, those papers, and that embossing plate! Great card! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Sew Many Challenges! Best of luck in the draw! Hope to see more of your creativity in the future!
Karen C (SMC DT)

jimlynn said...

WOW! This is SO pretty! LOVE that blue embossed background, image, flower, and everything else! Gorgeous card!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamps R Us Challenges!

Calypso's Crafts said...

My goodness, i love this image and you card is so beautifully layered and decorated beautifully. Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.


Chrissy said...

She is just adorable, fabulous colouring and love the flower..

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Scrappycath said...

Love the punches and die shapes that you used on this sweet card! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at The Hybrid Chick!

Archana said...

Beautiful card. Cute diecut image.
Thanks for joining us at sentimental sundays.

June Nelson said...

Aw Peggy this is just gorgeous and I love polka dots of any size they are my fav, its brilliant xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Michelle B. said...

So lovin your spots and dots! Adorable image and your layout is fab! Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!

Cathy said...

Very cool card GF. Love the happy image and the polka dots are so fun. The embellishments you are are always just the perfect ones. The spiral punch at the top is a cool look Guess i love everything about it huh LOL.

Tameko said...

Adorable card. Nice image and flower. Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sundays challenge this week.

Tracey said...

I agree, a colour challenge is far more 'me' than a sketch challenge. I saw this on Make It Monday - absolutely darling card.

Made by Mandy said...

Great image and fabulous colouring :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges

Mandy (DT member for Daisy Doodles)

Queen B said...

Cute! I love your flower! Thanks for playing at PMS this week.

Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

Very cute... love it... super.

thanks for playing with us at PMS Challenge..


Liz's creative corner said...

Wow stunning card, fab colours, image and detail, thanks for sharing with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

Jackie said...

What a fun card, thank you for joining us this week at the PMS Digi Makeover challenge!

Buladi said...

Superb birthday card.Every thing is adorable, you used gorgeous colors.I adore your cute image.wonderful work.

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