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Saturday, January 2, 2010

SSHP12 - Calendar Craze

Good Morning Everyone!!!! I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday yesterday!!! WOW 2010!!!!

*Welcome to the first Saturday Spotlight challenge of the 2010 NEW YEAR!*

We are excited and ready to get back into another year of FUN challenges! We hope that you are ready as well!

For this week's challenge.........

We would like to challenge you to go CRAZY with calendars! Whether you decided to make a coaster calendar, a calendar notebook, an easel card with a miniature calendar, tear up your old 2009 calendar for some collage background pieces or get out your calendar stamps/images and just use one month for inspiration....we would love to see you get into the calendar craze with us! Don't have a calendar? Here's a link you can use to print off any or all months of 2010: Click Here! Come visit OUR BLOG for some GREAT inspiration!!!

For our sponsor this week we have..........
Click on their logo to go to this FANTASTIC store!!!! One lucky winner from our challenge in Mister Linky this week drawn from will receive any three single images OR a set OR a PDF from the shop!!**

For my card this week I used a sweet image from Inky Impressions - Angelica's Heartsocks... Isn't she just perfect for Valentine's Day???? I have been in the Valentine's mood lately, maybe for once I will be ahead LOL!!!! I downloaded and printed out a calendar, matted it, and added to my card. Hope you like my creation and thanks soooo much for stopping by!!!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!!

Here's the Recipe
  • Image - Inky Impressions stamped in Momento Ink, colored with Copics, cut out and popped up
  • Sentiment - Stampin Up stamped in Momento Ink
  • Paper - Real Red, Whisper White, Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip DP
  • Accessories - All Hearts are Dress it up Buttons, Heart Cuttlebug Embossing folder, Rhinestones, Sheer Ribbon, SU Chocolate Chip Suede Brad, Pink Prima, SU Scallop Border Punch, Calendar uploaded from the internet


Tracy said...

This is so sweet, love your choice of image and fab colours too. Great project.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Dawn B. said...

Crystal this is adorable. I love the sweet image you chose. It is perfect for February. Great job on this one.. Thinking about you and sending hugs..

Anonymous said...

Oh my!! Crystal, this is just gorgeous hun!! I love you clever design with your image and hearts!! This is just an adorable project hun!!! Brilliant coloring and details!! :) Thanks for a great start to the New Year!! Enjoy your weekend!! HUGS

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Hi Crystal!!! This is just too sweet!!! I love your Angelica image and colors!! She has never looked sweeter!!! Gorgeous coloring and details girlfriend!!! Do you need my address? LOL! Awesome take on the challenge!


God Bless you in 2010 my friend!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Crystal, this is so adorable!! Your coloring and cutting is wonderful, and so is the layout!!! Great job!! Happy New Year, GF!!

Stef H said...

i love it!

Darlene said...

Crystal my friend ... you are just so creative with this II images! This is absolutely adorable and your coloring ... PERFECT!! WOW

Allison said...

so adorable Crystal, hope you are having a lazy start to 2010

Angelwood said...

How cute is this! I love it! THANKS for the link to the site to print out our own calendars - I was just thinking to myself where I could buy some. This is wonderful!
Angelica looks so sweet sitting there and you are right, she is perfect for V-day (I just got this one in the mail YEA!!) hugs, Angela

Julia Aston said...

Happy New Year Crystal! what a fun challenge to use a calendar - and I love the Bee Crafty images.

Your valentine card is so clever using the February calendar and that sweet image!

Cheryl Walker said...

OMGosh Crystal this is DARLING hun!!! I love how you did your calendar, ive been seeing alot of different ones today, and yours is tooo sweet!!!

Beautiful job hun, and Happy 2010!!!


Becky said...

Adorable, awesome job

Olga said...

Adorable calendar!

Allison Rankin said...

She's sweet! Love the layout for this calendar idea!

1LuvnMama said...

Crystal that is a sweetie one! Gettin' ready for Valentines? :) Maybe I might just have to play along for this one!

Jessica G. said...

Sweet! Such a fun way to use the calendar page with this cute little gal. Thanks for the reminder to get moving on my Valentine cards!

Shelly said...

Adorable card, Crystal! That image is super cute and I love the way you colored it.

Cindy Haffner said...

Super sweet idea!!!

Danni said...

Awww, that is so sweet!!

Tammy said...

This is sooo adorable Crystal!! What a sweet image and I love all the details! Happy New Year to you!

Hugs, Tammy

Jodi said...

This is such a very cute calendar!! She is colored so very pretty!! Love this!
Jodi =)

Stacy Morgan said...

This is so adorable. I love the calendar behind her, very sweet.