Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge

My stretch as May's Guest Designer at Sassy Studio Designs is drawing to a quick close and I will certainly miss this talented group of crafters!  I've drawn so much inspiration from each and every one of them!!  But before I go (and, I will have one more fun creation for you tomorrow), I'm having fun creating for the challenge going on right now over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog of which SSD is the sponsor.  Their challenge this week is to make a JOY-FOLD card.  WELL ... I haven't made one of these in a very long time so had great fun doing it!  
AND ... I did a little more PAPER PIECING too!


The image I used on today's creation is called "Professor S (Sassy)" and I think I'll keep it for my sister's birthday on June 10th.  She is a hair dresser and definitely a 'fashionista' so I think she'll really appreciate this fun card.   She is 60-something going on 30!  LOL!

Here's a peek at the inside of my card ... yep, I'm still trying to keep up with my New Years resolution and so far so good!  Although I see I do have a few cards laying on my table that appear to be BLANK on the inside ... Oooops!  Need to do something about that!!!!!!

A few other challenges:
Artistic Inspirations - Paper Piercing/Piecing
 Creative Creations - Paper Piecing
Digi Makeover #90 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody #21 - Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen - Girls, Girls, Girls

Remember, there is a new Dare To Be Sassy Thursday challenge coming up tomorrow and I hope you'll come join in the fun!  Have a fabulous day and thanks so much for stopping by!  
As always . . .

Recipe for this creation:

Papers:  Basic Grey 'Two Scoops' dp, white cs, mint green cs
Stamps/Ink:  Stamping Sensations (inside verse), Impression Obsession (outside verse), Versafine Onyx
Accessories:  Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, Tim Holtz marker for doodling, Fiskars swivel craft knife
Techniques:  Paper Piecing ... Doddling ... Joy Fold

15 comments:

  1. Very cool Dar! Love the tri-fold and that image is just perfect & sassy!

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  2. I agree, very cool Dar..she is going to love it...a fun and pretty card!!

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  3. Beautiful card Darlene, what great papers to paper-piece with.

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  4. Wow, I love the pieced dress Darlene, it's amazing. Beautiful color combo, too. It's been great having you all month, your work is amazing and inspiring!
    Hugs~Kathy

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  5. What a fabulous card you have created, Darlene. Love the papers, and your paper-piecing is a brilliant extra touch!

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge,and good luck in the draw.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  6. I love the paper pieced dress - it's quite striking. Your coloring of the hair is gorgeous. And I love the joy fold. This is one terrific card! Thanks for bringing your art to 613 Avenue Create. We hope you stop by again soon :)

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  7. Wow she looks amazing, love what you have done with her dress. love the colors. Thank you for joinin us at Artisitic this week. Abbie (Owner) xx

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  8. Lovely card, stunning paper pieced dress. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations on our paper piecing/piercing challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

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  9. beautiful creation...love your paper piercing.... Thank you for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges this week. Shelly DT

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  10. Great shaped card and love the paper pieced image -thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

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  11. A fabulous card! Love the paper piecing you did on her dress...
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Make a Joyfold Card" challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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  12. 'wow i love the retro look she`s fab, thanks for joining in with us at Creative Creations x
    Love Jacquie xxx

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  13. Oh wow!!!!

    I adore the paper you have used for her dress! She is definitely fabulous~!!!


    Thank you so very much for joining us at Creative Creations for our Paper Piecing Challenge & Good Luck!

    Hugs,
    Karen - DT.xx

    www.kraftykarensblogspot.co.uk/wordpress

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  14. Great card and I love the paper piecing!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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