Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Wednesday Challenges

I have TWO challenge creations
to share with you today!  

Our challenge over on Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog is all about BABY!  We have the wonderful SEW MANY CARDS as our sponsor today and I've used the adorable image named "Jaden in Baby Carriage". 
Items used on this creation are:
Papers:  Whisper White, Marina Mist, DCWV Nursery dp
Stamps:  Fiskars
Other: Martha Stewart Floral Vine border punch, Offray ribbon, Prisma color markers, Itsy Bitsy buttons, Bow Easy, Fiskar Swivel craft knife, pop dots.
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What a fun challenge idea ... please stop by Our Challenge Blog and join in the fun!  Also be sure to be inspired by the creations made by my PPCC team mates (links on my sidebar)!!

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In an effort to "inspire" you more, The Sisterhood of Crafters has changed our challenge line up and evidentally it's working!  AWESOME!  We've had wonderful participation and AMAZING creations!  Thanks so much everyone!!

Today's challenge is called: SIMPLY HANDMADE ... create a homemade gift for someone.  Well, it just so happens that I have an 'ole high school friend who is celebrating a birthday later this month and her family is having a surprise party for her ... to which I am invited.  
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I thought a monogrammed set of cards and a Post-It Note holder for her desk would be a nice gift idea.  She doesn't have any of my cards and I think she'll enjoy the fact that they are personalized! 

The card set was made using K&Co. (Ancestry) designer paper, Martha Stewart Butterfly & Floral Vine punches, Nestabilities classic circle dies and the JustRite Monogram Stamper Kit.  

The Post-It Note holder uses Webster's Pages (Sweet As Cherry Pie) designer paper, Nestabilities classic circles, Martha Stewart Butterfly punch and the Bind-It All.


We would love to have you pop on over to OUR BLOG ... check out the challenge details and come play along.  While you are there, check out what my Sistahs have created for your inspiration ... this is one VERY TALENTED group of ladies!!!


Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you're having an AMAZING day!

Hugs,
Darlene

3 comments:

  1. Awww, what an adorable baby card! And I love the gift set too!

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  2. GREAT projects. Loving the blog look! Vintage rocks! I can smell the roses from here!

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  3. Wonderful gift! These really look so nice Darlene!

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene