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Monday, 30 May 2011

Cupcake craft challenge #144–DT card

Hello again friends.  I’m back to share my card for this week’s cupcake craft challenge.  I have the honour of setting the theme this week and I’ve chosen a zesty colour combo for you to use: 

  CCC 30th May colour challenge

Here is my card:

CCC challenge 144 - zesty colours

CCC challenge 144 - zesty colours (close up)

I really love this bright and cheerful colour scheme and I was really looking forward to using it but for some reason my mojo wasn’t co-operating and I really struggled.  I’m still not 100% happy with this card but it’s much better than my original attempt!!  I love all the individual elements but I just think that something’s missing!  I used a gorgeous image from some odd girl called ‘dancin’ Kaylee’ and most of the papers are SU except for the flowery paper at the top which is from my scrap box. 

Our sponsor this week is pink gem designs and the lucky winner will receive 4 images of their choice. 

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Don’t forget we also have our ‘icing on the cupcake’ sponsor, who for May is Crafts U Love and they are offering one lucky winner a £15.00 gift voucher for their online store.

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The rest of the design team have created beautiful samples once again this week, so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate all the lovely comments you leave for us. 

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Creative craft world challenge – use 3 or more flowers

Penny’s paper crafty challenge – here comes summer (my colours)

The pixie cottage challenge – sketch and/or here comes the sun (my colours are very summery)

Your next stamp challenge – sketch

Mami doodles challenge – let’s party (she looks like she’s partying!)

Catch the bug challenge – bright colours

Cupcake inspirations challenge – inspiration photo (bright colours/flowers)

Ok, so that’s my lot for today.  I hope you’ll be able to join in with my challenge this week and I look forward to visiting your blogs and seeing your beautiful cards.  Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by.

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CCC challenge 144 - zesty colours

Card ingredients:

Image: some odd girl – ‘dancin’ Kaylee’

Papers: various SU papers, flowery paper from stash, plain card from the papermill shop

Tools: promarkers, ek success medium & small retro flower punches, PM adhesive stones, circle nesties, sentiment created on the pc, MS border punch, circle nesties

27 comments:

Liza said...

A fab card Denise, just perfect for a teenager.

Liza x

Faye said...

Hello my lovely. I think this card is completely fab, even if you don't, so there! Have a great week my darling. xxx

sari said...

Hi Sweetie!! This is soo adorable!!! I love it, even if you don't love it..i do!!! Have a great day! Hugs & Sunshine!/Sari

Brodders said...

I love it x Funny how we are nearly always never happy with what we do ? xx

Catherine said...

What a cool card Denise ! I love those zingy colours ! Hugs x

Molecraft said...

Fab, fun card, love the colours!
Helen x

Jacq said...

Hi Denise,
Gorgeous card!!! Love the image, the dp's, the colour scheme is so bright and cheery. Love the layout and the flowers. Coloured to perfection as always. Just Gorgeous!!
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

Tanya R said...

Yes your colors certainly are very summerlike. A pretty card my dear. Thank you for joining us at The Pixie Cottage for this weeks challenge.
Hugs
Tanya

coops said...

stunning card denise.fab fun image and i love the zesty colours ;D

xx coops xx

Delphine said...

I love your card, Denise! The image is fantastic and I love your papers and layout! Hugs Delphine xx

scn said...

I think its really nice Don't know why you don't
susie

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so cute Denise and gorgeous too.
luv
Debby

Lisa aka Myran said...

What a fun card Denise! Lovely colors and papers.
Thank you for joining us at Mami Doodles :)

Sharon said...

Fab card Denise. Yes, those colours sure are summery. Love them.
Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage challenge.
Sharon xx

Sadilla said...

very pretty card! and the image is so cheerful!!! the colors are so bright and pretty!
thanks for sharing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE
hugs
Sadia

papertrails leaver said...

Hello from one True Blood fan to another! The season is quicking approaching! yeah! Your card is super cute! Love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Penny's for our summer challenge. :-) Amy

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Denise - this is super sweet! I can't imagine what you don't like about it! The colours look great and it is so bright & cheery! x

Shelly said...

Fabulously cheerful card Denise! Hugs Shelly x

Poppit said...

Fab card! I'm sure it will be loved by the recipient. x

Dana said...

Awesome, awesome card! Love it. Thanks for playing along with YNS.

Manuela said...

Hi.
What a beautiful card. Love the image.
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges and Good Luck.
Manuela

Chocolate Orange said...

Such a beautiful card.
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World for our, '3 or more flowers' challenge.

Choccy x

Joy said...

love your use of bright colors! thanks so much for playing with Bugaboo! JOY DT

Ronnie said...

Oh my goodness this is SO SO cute! Love the image and colors! Thank you for playing along with Cupcake Inspirations!

Denimo said...

Ohhhh... this is adorable! Great colors, great image, great job!! Thanks for joining our CIC this week. Come back for our next challenge, 'K?
Hugs,
Denise

Tammy Miller said...

Oh this is SO sweet. I love the combination of papers and colors these are just PERFECT! Thanks for joining the Catch the Bug Challenge for our Bright colors Challenge!!, Good Luck! I hope you'll join us again.

Lisa said...

So cute! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!