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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

7 Kids Challenge Blog


One of my favorite places online has added a challenge blog today! They have the greatest selection of Magnolia stamps I've seen anywhere as well as lots of other items...namely my new favorite stamps ~ Kraftin Kimmie. I just love spending time there dreaming about all the stuff I'd love to have. A nice $50.00 prize would buy a lot of Kraftin Kimmies, considering 7 Kids prices are the best around too.

I'm thrilled to enter their first challenge and can't wait to see who wins...me pleeeeez! I love altered art and distressing so this was a tiny return to my roots and an experiment for a momentous occasion. Good luck & thanks to 7 Kids!!

My card was created with a base layer of Bo Bunny Double Dots with additional antiqued & distressed layers sewn with a scribbly free-form stitch on a khaki Bazzill cardstock 5.5" square card. I made 1" polka dot button with 1" round Bazzill chips which I covered with polka dot scraps from my stash, added a bit of cluny lace & pink Bo Bunny DD ribbon to this sweet little Ladybug Tilda (purchased at 7 Kids, of course.)

I stamped Tilda on Neenah cardstock and hand colored her with Copics and a little added white highlight. Tilda is pop-dotted on a Spellbinder's cut scalloped oval that was stamped with Magnolia bees & handcolored. The bee wings were coated with an irridescent gel pen to give them bling. I intended to post Tilda tonight but my photos show a mistake the old eyes missed so I'm correcting and will post on Thursday a.m.

7 comments:

Julie said...

Wow! That is absolutely adorable. I love the ribbon, the distress, everything. Great job!

Thank you for joining our first challenge at 7 Kids College Fund!

Julie

Regina said...

It´s wonderful!!!! I love every and each detail you did. The colors, the stitching, the little roses. You did a stunning job!!!
Hugs
Regina

Manuela said...

Fabulous card! ♥ Love all those papers you've used and this sweet Tilda looks so perfect!

Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge blog. ^_^

Hugs,
Manuela

mycardz said...

Awwww, what an adorable card. You've colored this Tilda wonderfully. Love your card! So glad you could join us for our first challenge at 7KCF! hugz, Mary

Lisa said...

Gorgeous work! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids Challenge this week!

Lisa Summerhays said...

Adorable! Fantastic card!

Annika said...

Wonderful card! Beautiful colouring and layout and I love your stitching and ribbon work!! Thanks for playing at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge Blog, hope to see you back next week!
Hugs
Annika