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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Challenge Day at Tuesday Alchemy!

Hello and good morning!

Welcome to another challenge over at Tuesday Alchemy where any and all handmade arts and crafts are welcome!  The challenges now run two weeks long which gives you plenty of time to go all out, or enter multiple times, or both!

Tuesday Alchemy

There are some great prizes to be had.

4 Digital Images
4 Digital Images

$10 Store Voucher

$10 Store Voucher

Challenge #48 is to use the photo here by Gwynn Wasson Designs as inspiration for your project.  Isn't it gorgeous?  I want to be invited to that party.
Ch#48 - Photo Inspiration
And here is my card.

This is a 4.5 x 4.5 card as I wanted a little extra space for all the goodies involved (though I still hung over the edge a bit!).  There were so many fun elements with which to play - this was one of those cards that was fun from start to finish.

I colored the image, Frosty Winter Cupcake, from MelJen's Designs, using Copics.  Then I glazed the snowman and lollipops with Glossy Accents.  I added a dash of glitter to the sprinkles and "sparks" as well.

I also added some glitter to the snowflake die cut as well as the two snowflake punches.

There are a couple of layers of scallop border die cuts and a cute little wavy banner for the birthday sentiment.  Well, half of it.  The other half, "Happy," is on the pennant banner at the top.

I get the biggest kick out of playing with all these little bitty pieces.  It's kind of like playing with paper dolls.  It should be against the law to have this. much. fun. 

A few rhinestones and some silver metallic thread, and the card is complete.

Here is the inside of the card.

Thank you for joining me, and I do hope to see you over at our Tuesday Alchemy challenge blog.  Great prizes, AND you can make anything you want, not just a card.  Maybe next time I, too, will make something other than a card.  It could happen...  :)

Here's wishing you a fun, crafty winter day with maybe even a cupcake in it.

Happy crafting!!


Supplies used:

Stamps: Frosty Winter Cupcake (MelJen's Designs); Happiest Birthday Wishes, Snowflake Soiree (SU); Hero Arts (tiny alphabet)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Marina Mist, Bashful Blue (SU).
Paper: Color Made Easy - True Blue Collection, Classic White (Flourishes);  K&Co. Watercolor Bouquet; Whisper White (SU).
Extras: (Dies):Circle Stax 1 and 2, Let It Snowflake, Double Scallop Border, Triple Scallop Borders, Mini Wavy Pennants (Dienamics); Party Banner (Simon Says Stamp); Snowflake Pendant (SB); rhinestones, CI Resplendence Angel Dust, Glossy Accents, MS snowflake punch, metallic silver twine/thread.
Challenges entered: 

Oozak - Anything Goes + Pink and Bling
Love to Create #48 - Sparkle and snowflakes
Tammy's Scrappin' Corner #45 - Punch card (use punches)
Digi Darla's DDG#45 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew #27 - Snow and Ice
Quick Quotes #23 - Include a banner
Drunken Stampers #112 - All That Glitters
Allsorts #189 - Dies and Punches


Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

What a fabulous card for this week's TA challenge. I love that digi, it is so cute and I also really love the die cut snowflake and all the intricacies and layers of this design. Awesome work Shea.

Lisa D., TA Team member

Mum of 4 said...

EEK! Beautiful inspiration photo and an even more beautiful card! That cupcake is the cutest! Love all the sparkle and shine!

Michele said...

WOW!! This is just beautiful!! I love it so much!! Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Darla's this week! And good luck with the DT tryouts!! :)

Sarah said...

Such a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for my Dies & Punches challenge, good luck x

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally adorable! I really love the awesome die cuts and how you have added glitter to them. Great coloring.

Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Barb Craft said...

Your card is darling!! I love the pop of pink on the blue and white... very pretty!! And your banner looks fantastic! Thanks for taking on our banner challenge this month at Quick Quotes!


zub momi said...

Gorgeous card Shea! Love the cute image, coloring and the die cut snowflakes...also the inside is beautiful :)

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Desire Fourie said...

This is beautiful. Love the little flag line. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}
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Donna said...

Another great card for the All that Glitters challenge, thanks for playing along with us at Drunken Stampers!

Tammy Ortiz said...

Wow, So honored to have this design
entered into the challenge this week.
we hope to see you back next week.
Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner

Donna Ellis said...

aw, what a darling snowman card! I've never seen an image like this! So cute, and sweetly colored. It's a perfect wintry birthday card. the inside of your card is pretty, too!

Wendy L said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxx

Archana Joshi said...

This is awesome. Love all punches and diecuts. I am happy to see your entry at Tammys Scrapin Corner this week. Wishing you luck.

Jan Ltc said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh my this image is adorable and your design is simply fabulous!! Thank you for joining us at Love to Create Challenges! Hugs Jacki

Marcia Dehn-Nix said...

Fabulous card! There is just something about a banner that makes it more festive :) So glad you joined us at Quick Quotes for our latest challenge.

Lynn said...

Your cards is so cute! I just love your colors and design. Thank you so much for joining us at Quick Quotes!

wendyp said...

Absolutely adorable! Thanks for joining us at Quick Quotes!

Katie said...

What a sweet card! The colors are so inviting and so is the sweet image! Thank you for joining the January banner challenge at Quick Quotes.