Monday, September 7, 2009

CCEE Challenge & Our Creative Corner Challenge

I have a couple cards to share with you today! For this posting, my creation covers two challenges ... the sketch challenge offered over on the CCEE Stampers Blog and the Stars & Stripes offered over on the Our Creative Corner Challenge Blog.


Stamps: Great Impressions, Technique Tuesday (sentiment)
Papers: Sandylion designer paper, Whisper White, Real Red, Navy cs
Inks: Versafine black, Real Red, Kaleidocolor-spectrum
Accessories: Nestabilities (circles), Offray grosgrain red ribbon, Sponge, Prisma pencils, Stampendous diamond dots, dimensional tape

I can't believe that the Labor Day Weekend is nearly over! Is this year going fast for you too??? Or is it just me??? Either way ... I'm so glad you stopped by today ... I hope you had a WONDERFUL weekend!!!


  1. Darlene this is so sweet. I love this little bear. He is perfect for today. I have been sick all day...Ugh..

  2. Darlene, I just love your card! The bear is sooo sweet! Thanks for playing along with us at the OCC!

  3. super cute card, thanks for playing the CCEE sketch

  4. Super duper cute card - Darlene!!! You rocked the Sketch and the OCCC!!! Love it!!!

    Also - *Congratulations* on being last weeks FS...I totally missed it - sorry!!! Hugs ~S~

  5. What a great card! That bear is really sweet and I love your patriotic stars and stripes. Thanks so much for playing the OCC challenge!

  6. Love this little patriotic bear, your fireworks and the red bling is just darling!
    Kim xXx

  7. This card is so cute!!!!

    I will have to check out both those challenges because I have never heard of them

  8. So cute Darlene! Love the stamps and that bling ties it all in perfectly together...great job!

  9. Hey there Darlene! Great card... So USA ish!! LOL!! Hope you have a great week...

  10. This is such a darling card!!! I love the image, it reminds me of my Boyd's Bear that I have, her name is Bailey and she is all patriotic. I love the stars on the background paper, the peek out just at the right places. Sweet coloring too!!!

  11. What a sweet little patriotic bear. That heart on the bottom of his paw is so darling. Love the 'Believe' sentiment with the fireworks. Great approach to the stars and stripes challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at the OCC this week.

  12. I love that you used a flag for the stars and stripes. Thanks so much for playing along this week.

  13. What a precious little card Darlene! It rocks! Your coloring is wonderful! This sketch lends really well to the images you chose! I love that you are playing along with us in our challenges!

    I owe you a pm......I was so happy to hear that your life is beginning to take a normal course! Holy cow! Its been a long road....I am happy that things are finally feeling like life to you again! I will be in touch! Hugs girlfriend!!!


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