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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Going Grey Challenge/ A Spoonful Of Sugar Challenge

Happy Tuesday Everyone!! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I actually have taken a few days off in blogland..LOL!! I really needed to catch up on housework and of course the kiddos keep me busy all weekend.


Its Tuesday so that means it is time for another fun Going Grey with ScrapCreations Challenge. This week Kristen designed this fab sketch for us to follow and of course to use Basic Grey!!



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One lucky winner this week will receive a fabulous prize from Stampotique Originals!!!! Come on over and join the fun at OUR BLOG.

For my creation today I used this fun image called Merry Fairy. I also used the wonderful Basic Grey Paper Ambrosia. I was thinking to make a fun and funky creation. I just love how this turned out. I had a blast using stickles all over her wings!! Hope you enjoy!!


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Kristen

Mary

Kim

Peggy


For my next creation today, I wanted to share the card with you that I made for A Spoon Full Of Sugar Challenge.


A Spoon Full of Sugar is celebrating their 2 year Blogaversary!!! HOW FUN!!! So for this weeks Challenge it is to make a Celebration Card!!! There will be 2 prizes given away this week for one lucky participant!!! One from Whimsy Stamps and the other from Bunny Zoe Crafts!!!! So pop on over and join in the fun this week HERE!!!

Debbie asked us girls on the Whimsy Design Team if we would be Guest Designers to help celebrate their Blogaversary!!! Of course I couldn't pass this up!!! So for my creation today I made a Birthday Card using this wonderful Whimsy Image from the Crissy Armstrong Collection called Very Present Helpers...Aren't these kitties just soooo sweet???? I also used this Beautiful New Cosmo Cricket Paper called Delovely!! Hope you enjoy my Celebration Card Today!!!


Thanks soooo much for stopping by today and I hope everyone has a wonderful Tuesday!!!!

36 comments:

Kimmarie Baker said...

How exciting-have so much going one. I love Stampotique! I definitely need to do this sketch. Cute kitty celebration card too. tfs

Amy Johnson said...

great cards Crystal! The first card is so unique, love the creative image, color combo, and papers. The second card is just adorable. Great job on both.

Cindy Haffner said...

FABULOUS Crystal, and so FUN!!

Debbie said...

2 fabulous cards Crystal,love the gorgeous DP,I would also like to say a big thank you for being a GD on spoonfull this week,Hugs Debbie x

raindropecho said...

Oooh Crystal these are both great! They're so fun and I love the difference between the two - one bright, one a little darker. Wonderful cards!

Marlene said...

Both your cards are great. You've got a good eye for color! Your colored images always go so nicely with your patterned papers.

Basement Stamper said...

Your GG card is absolutely darling-I love what you did with it!!!! The colors work so well with that image.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

These are FAB Crystal!!! LOVE the layouts and papers on both, and your coloring ROCKS gf!!! FAB!

jdmommy said...

These cards are wonderful, Crystal!! I love the ambrosia paper with the butterfly girl...great colors! The kitties are just adorable. Your cards are always such fun!! Keep up the great work!!

Tracy said...

Two fabulous creations, love the papers on the first. Images on each card are great too. love how they are two creations that are quite different, one funky and one fun.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow Crystal!!These cards are amazing!!I love the butterflies on the first and the colors on both of them!!The image onthe second is darling!!You rock gf!!

Julia Aston said...

Two fun cards Crystal! love all the butterflies - including the cute image - on the first one - and what adorable kitties on the 2nd!

Kristie said...

Really cool fairy card, love the darker colors and I love a good sketch - I'll have to remember to participate this week!

Your birthday card is sooooo adorable, love those kitties!!

Deb Neerman said...

WoWzA, this is a fantastic card, Crystal! LOVE that image and the DP you used ... and her sparkly wings!! This is my new-favorite-Crystal-card!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh my Crystal - your Merry Faerie is just too cute. Love these colors together and with your adorable layout, it adds up to a real winning creation.

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh my Crystal - your Merry Faerie is just too cute. Love these colors together and with your adorable layout, it adds up to a real winning creation.

Deb said...

wow, you have been busy, love both of your cards, fab image on the first and so good to see those kitties again, they are such cuties! hugs Debx

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Crystal I love your cards, but my favorite has to be the kitties!!! :) I love CATS! and I love these!!! beautiful job on both cards hun, and love all the dp's youve used on both!!!

Hope you are enjoying your week!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Jessica G. said...

Your BG card is so striking -- that wonderful fairy is the perfect image to use with this DP and your coloring is awesome!

Adorable kitten card, too; sweet image, lovely DP, and fun button treatment!

Awesome cards, my friend!!

Peggy said...

Crystal this is great! I love the Black and orange! I never think of using these outside of Halloween. It fits your image so perfectly!

Kristen said...

Oh man, your cards are supah....cute....Fabulous job with the stampotique image and awesome job with the challenge.

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Crystal these are two beautiful cards the images I love the colours I love in fact I love them both so much great work as always.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Just gorgeous, Crystal! :)

Lori said...

Such beautiful cards. Love the cute kitty.

Debbie said...

Two fabulous cards Crystal...I love them both!
Hugs
Debbie x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

wow crystal! that is one fabulous fairy! she's sooooooooo colorful! love it.

and those kittens are awesome! love the card!

Kristine said...

Oh Crystal... both of these are FABULOSO!! LOVE LOVE LOVE them both! (and I've GOT to get me some of that lush BG paper in your 2nd card!) *Ü* Will try to play along in Kristen's BG challenge this week! x

Kimberly's Krafts said...

OMG! Crystal!!! Wow! These are both just fabulous and so very different from each other! That is why I bow to you my darling! :) AMAZING work!!! I love the funky, freshness of the first one.(esp, those yummy stickles) And I love the softness and cuteness of the second one. They are both great my friend!!

I am so glad to see you at my blog today!! I have missed you soooooooo much!
I am so ready for the long weekend coming up! I have been so busy!
And I need R&R! I AM going to call you so we can catch up!! I promise you! I love you honey and hope all is well with you and yours!!

BIG HUGS my BFF!
XXXOOOOOOO Muah! :)

Jacilynn said...

How cute! Love the matching paper and glitter. Super cute card.
x

Tammy said...

Crystal both of these are just gorgeous!! I love the colors and papers on both...so cute and so different!!

Maria Matter said...

these are fabulous Crystal!!!

I love those BG papers and your image is awesome!!!

Adorable Crissy kitties!!!
great job hun!
blessings!

jen said...

Love that bg paper- and your stickles coordinate perfectly- fun!

Annette Bowes said...

Stunning Creations Crystal, love all the stickles on her wings too! Love the dsp. How cute are those pussy cats, so beautifully coloured in, enjoy the rest of your week, take careX:)

Kim Dellow said...

Gorgeous Crystal! Both wonderful makes! Love your Stampotique make particularly, the colours are wonderful! Kim

Cassie said...

Oh my Crystal, you've been busy! They are all so creative and fun! I love the colors and papers, and of course your coloring rocks ;D

Mary C said...

What a fabulous card you made this week Crystal! I love the bright colors and all the sparkle. Great job on the challenge this week.

Love your second card also, definitely my favorite colors and a adorable image. Wonderful work.