Hello and welcome to another Creative Card Crew Challenge. The past fortnight has whizzed by - hope you have all been enjoying the summery weather. It was fabulous seeing all your easel cards last fortnight - what an artistic lot you are :-) Don't forget to check the main challenge blog to see if you won the prize.
So on to this fortnight's challenge, which is
Yep - we would like to see you use one or more die cuts on your creation. And to get you in the mood, we have a fab prize from our sponsor
which as a $20 voucher to spend in the online store - lovely!! :-)
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The other ladies on the DT have made some fabulous samples - do go check them out! Here's my die cut card.
Main image: Penny Black "day-dreams" (3947K), coloured with Promarkers and edged with Colorbox Queue inks;
Sentiment: Penny Black transparent set "Flowers and Wishes";
Papers: Papermania "Summer Bloom";
Supplies: flowers by Wild Orchid Crafts and Petaloo; Doodlebug sparkly brads; flower spacers from the Hobby House; Papermania sparkly gems; pink velvet ribbon from my stash;
Tools: "Labels four" nestabilities; Marianne D Creatables "Swirl leaf" die-cut; martha Stewart "monarch butterfly" punch.
I specifically made this card to fit with a number of other challenges:
Penny Black at Allsorts #1 - A Burst of Summer Colour
Dutch Dare #81 - photo inspiration
By the Cute & Girly (July) - Warm Summer Days
I ♥ ProMarkers #21 - Stripes
Pile it On #26 - My Favourite Things
(that would be Penny Black stamps, flowers, butterflies and the colour pink!)
Last but not least I followed this week's Sketch Saturday #110 sketch.