Sunday Challenges

Hello friends and followers,

I am very excited to be posting something today because I am less then one week post op from having back surgery. The fact that I feel well enough to actually sit in a chair for a while gets me excited!! I am not out of the woods yet and still need to change positions often but I was able to make one card and I was thrilled about it. Lets hope I continue to improve and eventually will be pain free! Now, on to the challenges!

I found so many great ones out there I could not make up my mind and decided I would make a card that fit multiple challenges.  So this card is going to be submitted for:

Freshly Made Sketches challenge #147

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Colour Me Creative Challenge # 31

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and The Paper Players Theme Challenge # 207 – Buttons

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What a fun and easy card to make! I needed to make a birthday card for my Sister-n-law and I wanted something a bit more modern and simple. I think this card is both. For the Colour Me challenge I was required to use So Saffron, Hello Honey and Strawberry Slush.  I went digging in my papers to see what pretty Designer Series paper I might have and found I had some nice options for Hello Honey and Strawberry Slush, but I could not find anything in So Saffron. So I decided to make my own Designer paper! I just stamped some white paper with the Dotty Angles Stamp using So Saffron ink and voila, a pattern was made! I like the way it turned out.  I am also finding I really like that  Happy Hooray stamp set. I have already used it 3 times and I have only had a it a few weeks.  Don’t you love it when a set you aren’t sure about turns out to be one you love? 🙂

Now that I have had some time to create, it is time for me to rest. I can’t sit for too long so my back heals properly.

Happy crafting!


Supplies used ( All Stampin’ up! products):

  • Inks: So Saffron, Hello Honey and Strawberry Slush
  • Paper: Strawberry Slush, So Saffron, Hello Honey, Smokey Slate Whisper White, Moonlight DSP pack, and Confetti Celebration DSP.
  • Stamp Sets: A Happy Hooray and Dotty Angles
  • Embellishments: Whisper White Baker’s Twine and Basic Metal Buttons
  • Tools: Paper Trimmer and Paper Snips