My Time To Create AND Taylored Expressions Challenges

WHAT was I thinking? Trying to create one card using two challenges. Lauren’s is a color challenge and Taylor’s  is a sketch challenge so I thought “no big deal..” – Whatever!!!! Don’t know if I will be combining any

challenges again any time soon! So, drum roll please…. Here are the challenges and my creation (click each picture to enlarge):

I decorated the card with brads. I heat embossed some polka dots with clear embossing powder and distressed the edges of some of the cut outs.. Soooo, what do you think? As usual, I am not too happy with my creation. I never am….  I can’t keep using the “I am a beginner” excuse much longer….. (the picture won’t load on main screen, but click on it! It is there!!!)



Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Everyday Button Bits, Polka Dot Basics, Scattered Showers (sentiment)
Inks: Versamark, Belle Rose, Burnt Sienna,  New Leaf
Other: Clear embossing powder, Corner Round, Papertrey Ink Vintage Buttons, Marvy circle punches, brads, scalloped, ribbon scissors

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  1. I think you did a great job Laurel! I tried to combine two challenges once and had way to much trouble so I never did it again…too difficult for me!

  2. Awww that’s so cute!! I did the same thing…trying to combine the 2…what was I thinking!!! LOL!!!!!

  3. LOL…too funny. Good for you for doing it though….I wouldn’t even have the nerve to try. My friend Dee is on the Pile it On challenge team where them combine a TON of challenges. I can’t even fathom. Her’s an example. http://deespapertree.blogspot.com/2009/07/pile-it-on-water-color.html

    Your blog is great! Found you through Sue.

  4. I came to look but there is no card here. If you get it posted again leave me a message so I can check it out.

  5. Laurel~

    I wasn’t able to view your card either…even after clicking on the ghost image. Let me know if you post it again…I would love to take a look at what you came up with!! Either way, I’m really glad you were able to play along. Hope to see you again on Saturday for our next challenge :O)

  6. HA! I reposted the picture and now it appears twice! Something funny is going on with this entry! Thanks for letting me know guys!

  7. Laurel~

    Thanks for letting me know you re-posted :] Your card is adorable!! I love the sweet little bird (can’t wait to use that one myself 🙂 and his polka dotted wing with the matching polka dot embossed circle layer! Tooo cute with the DP! I also like how you border punched the reverse scallop on the bottom! Great job with the challenge! Don’t forget our color challenge this Saturday!! Hope you can play along.

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