Wednesday, February 18, 2009

What I've been up to...Wednesday

Good Wednesday to you all. Haha! I sound British. Cheerio!
Here are a couple of cards that I've done recently.
For my Tilda card I designed it for 4 different challenges. Is that tacky? I would love to know your thoughts on it as I just started to do these challenges. To be honest, I made sure that I was pleased with the outcome and that the end result was respectful to the 4 different sites.

For the layout: Kazan's Sketch 20 at 2sketches4you is so pretty. Her card is amazing as are the rest of her DT. I love this layout! I rotated it to the left but still met the requirements. I am hooked on this site.
For the color combo (and the base is actually CB'd but it is so hard to tell with the layers): Cuttlebug Challenge's Mellow Yellow Rendezvous Monday challenge to use as much yellow as possible. What a fun color, I felt like I got my dosage of Vitamin D while working on this!
For the image and sentiment requirement:
Roses on Paper's Lim's Love and Friendship Challenge. ROP requires the use of a stamp from either The Greeting Farm, Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Alota, Sarah Kay or Rachelle Anne Miller line. I used a Tilda from the Magnolia line and made her a more tan color for three reasons: I didn't want her to get washed out in a sea of yellow, this is more of my own skin color, and mainly because my one skin copic color has gone to copic heaven. ;)
And finally, for the razzle and dazzle of it all: Lori Boyd and her talented crew at The Pink Elephant's All That Glitters challenge. You could use any kind of bling, as long as it was sparkly. :D
If anything, at least my mom will be getting some fancy shmancy cards in her box this month! I send her cards so she doesn't have to go out and buy them, these are way different than my normal 2 layer-sentiment-image-ribbon ho hum ones that she's been getting!

And finally, my new Anyas arrived this afternoon! Woohoo! I love getting new stamps in the mail, it makes me do all the housework and cooking done in 5 minutes so I can play. haha! Who cares if the socks are in the oven, right? ;) I inked up the middle Anya in the set because she reminds me so much of my DD. Hair and everything! I paper pieced the shopping bags for more texture and opted to do DD's fave color combo of b/w and baby blue. My craft space just so happens to be on the other half of the girls' playroom and lookey what I found while tidying up their area - play money from their cash register! So I took 3 (they didn't even notice) and used it as DP for my shopping card. :D The first thing DD asked when she got home from school was, "Is that ME?" I knew I did okay then. haha!
Have a wonderful Wednesday - smile, it makes the day go by faster!
*Love and Aloha*


Melissa Craig said...

Excellent job!! In fact your sweet girl in yellow inspired me to step out of my box and I have a Sara Kay stamp that this little sweetie doesn't look very caucasian... I'll send you a picture later.

Your other card is soooo sweet!!! I love the new Anya's and can't wait to get them!

Cindy said...

The cards are great...I just love the socks... :o)

Sheri Gilson said...

Jones~love both cards!!! The new Anya is too cute!

Gabby said...

Girl...I see you playing with Miss Anya too!!! I made a card last night already. We are so alike when it comes to taking the kids play money for I did that like eons ago (they hide their games now). I've even messed with their Jenga blocks...LMAO! Love it! And I am LOVING what you make with both Tilda AND Miss Anya! She sure does look like your DD!

**CrEaTiNgWiThAlOhA** said...

OMG too cute your Tilda and Miss too cute and too use your DD's paper money love love your cards...TFS..i have the Tilda with the HAKU if you want some images LMK..mahalo for your inspiration..

Ann said...

Joni! I love the yellow on the first card, and OMGosh, the colors and paper piecing on the second one are too stinkin' ca-ute!!!

Becky said...

No it is not tacky :), I do the same thing, This is gorgeous, love this image

Tammy said...

Jonie - WOW..first I love the Tilda card. Love the background paper love it all.
But...that Miss Anya card. OMG I completly love this, love that you put the money on the card. Love the color...Love it all!!!
You did a fantastic job!!

Denise said...

Love these cards. Very creative, especially that money one.

Gramrussell said...

Wow! You have been busy. I love the PP in your first card. Those yellow flowers are so cheery!
The second card is too cute. What a great job! She reminds me of my daughter!!

Darlene said...

WOW ... both cards are fantastic!! Love how you combined all the challenges in your first card ... well done!!! Your second card is adorable with the paper pieced shopping bags and the $$$ in the bg! Awesome cards!

Ashley Newell said...

What super cute cards!

Anonymous said...

Just love your Anya card. It is stunning - I was trying to resist buying them but when I saw your card, I gave in....I've ordered them -cant wait for them to arrive now.