There are tons of fabulous challenges out there that I want to join in on, but with a full time job and several DT positions it is sometimes hard to make the time. So…I challenged myself! I always have time to do just ONE card so I set out to see how many challenges I could cover in one card without it being tacky or too much. Here is the result! Now here is the challenge info: Sketch and Stash Use the provided sketch and some kind of stash. (My old stash was the image. When I first started stamping I colored my images in multiples but never used them all because I was always buying new stamps. This little guy has been buried in a drawer full of (ready for cards) images that are about a year old. My new stash is that pretty Bazzill Dots cardstock. I bought tons of it!) Penny Black-Buttons Galore Use a Penny Black image and buttons. (I used a PB hedgie and 5 buttons) Basic Grey-Doodling (I used some scrap pieces of Basic Grey’s “Euphoria” papers and I doodled the bee’s some flight paths) Simon Says Stamp-Simon Says…Animals (I used a hedgie for my animal) Paper Take Weekly-Scrap This! (The Basic Grey papers were all scraps from a card I did some time ago) Whimsy Stamps Challenge-Summer Fun Use anything that reminds you of summer (Bees buzzing and the little hedgie using the flower to shade himself reminds me of summer) Note: I am a Whimsy DT and have always used their stamps for challenges, but I thought by entering this card that it would be one way to let you know that Whimsy has changed their challenge guidelines so that you do not have to use one of their stamps to enter. I am sure though….once you get over there to look, you will be wanting some. They are soooo darned cute! A Spoon Full of Sugar- Add lace (I used K&Co. self adhesive paper lace) Creative Card Crew-Pretty Flowers I used four paper flowers, the hedgie is holding one, and the papers are flowered) ABC Challenge-P is for Pearls (I used 9 pearls on the paper lace) Charisma Cardz Thursday Craft Challenge-Going Dottie I used Bazzill Swiss Dots for the card base and scalloped frame. The pearls and buttons also count as dots) Cute Card Thursday-Bit o’ Bling (For bling I have used pearls, sparkly ribbon and 6 colors of glitter)
OK…in case you weren’t counting, that was an even dozen challenges covered in one card including my self inflicted challenge! Whew!
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