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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, June 22, 2010

Two Cards/Two Challenges!!

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Tuesday!! I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!!! I have two creations I would like to share today!! First...Since it is Tuesday its time for another fun Going Grey with ScrapCreations. This weeks challenge is OPEN but of course to use Basic Grey!!! We have a fabulous sponsor this week

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One lucky winner will receive a fabulous prize, so come on over and visit our blog HERE and join in the fun....

For my creation today I used this ADORABLE image Little Mimosa. She is just sooo cute and they have a whole line of this cutie!! I really LOVED working with this image...Hope you enjoy my creation!!


I used the AWESOME new Basic Grey paper called Olivia...I just LOVE the colors in this pack!! I decided to try and make a couple flowers, I used the Stampin Up five petal flower punch, scored them, added glitter and the rose in the center...I really like how they turned out, I used them for both creations today..LOL!!!! For more inspiration on this challenge please visit our talented design team blogs.....

Kristen

Kim

Mary

Peggy


For my next creation today I was asked by Paula at Creative Card Crew to be a Guest Designer this week...AWW Thanks Paula for this chance to play along with your talented team. This weeks challenge is to CREATE AN EASEL CARD!!! What a super fun challenge and I LOVE easels. Guess what Whimsy Stamps is Sponsoring this week and we are offering a fabulous prize!!!


Woohoo so stop on over and join in the fun HERE!!!! We would LOVE to see your Easel Cards.....

For my creation today I used this fun and happy digi image from Whimsy Stamps in the Meljen's Collection called Happy Little Gnome....He is just TOOOO fun!!!! He just makes me smile everytime I look at him....Hope you enjoy my creation today!!!


Thanks sooo much for stopping by, I hope everyone has a wonderful Tuesday!!!!

38 comments:

Jen said...

Hi Crystal,
It's great to be working with you at last! I hope you enjoy your stay at Creative Card Crew as guest designer, your work is beautiful.
Hugs
Jen x

Sharon Keanly said...

Hi Crystal, your cards are absolutely delightful. Such a joy visiting your blog. Your DP's and flowers are superb! Good luck with the challenges and congrats on the DT post. Tons of hugs, Sharon x

2Angels said...

Both beautiful cards, fab colour combinations and I just love your flowers! :)

Patti J said...

Aww...Crystal - these are both wonderful!!! Your Basic Grey card is beautiful, and I just love that cute little guy on your easel card! Great job, my friend!

Annette Bowes said...

Oh Crystal everytime I visit your blog my wish list gets loooonger lol! I do love the basic grey papers you have used and your flowers are perfect!!!! Lovely flower charm too. Your happy little gnome card is perfect with you lovely vibrant colours, keeps bringing a smile to my face that little toe peeking out! Congratulations on your GD position, take careX:)

Cassie said...

These are great, Crystal! Such great papers and fun details on both. That second image is so cute ;D

Silke Ledlow said...

Crystal both of your cards are gorgeous!!! Love the sweetness on you first one and the second easel card is awesome!!! The details on both cards are perfect!!! Have a wonderful day!!! Hugs ~S~

itsabrt said...

Crystal these are both amazing, I love the layering and the cute image on your first card and the bold cheery nature of your pedestal card makes me so happy! Beth

Karen Wilson said...

Hi Crystal! These are both so cute! Love those images and your coloring is fab :)

Have a great day!
hugs;
Karen

Tanya Rudd said...

These are both adorable!
Hugs
Tanya

Cindy Haffner said...

SWEET cards Crystal they make me SMILE!!

Monique said...

Both cards are fabulous Crystal...I Love Love the flowers.... Awesome coloring!!

Deb Neerman said...

WoWzA! These are both so gorgeous, Crystal! LOVE those beautiful sparkly flowers and those adorable images ... both so beautifully colored. LOVE 'em, Sweetie!!

Paula said...

Wow Crystal what a beautiful Easel card i just love the image and fab colours. Thanks for being our GDT member this week.

Hugs Paula xxxx

Marlene said...

I love both of these!! They are SOO cute!!! Congrats on your GD team position!

Peggy said...

These are adorable!! I am waiting for my LSS to get in the BG pack. I can't wait to get it now that I see your card!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Wow, Crystal...creativity oozes out of every pore, girl. These are both fantastic cards. Love the punched flowers beneath your buds. Outstanding.

jdmommy said...

Both darling cards! Those images are wonderful, Crystal!! Your coloring as always is fabulous, and your choices of dp great as well. TFS, GF!!!

coldwaters2 said...

WOWWWWWW oh my Crystal these are two wonderful creations what fabulous papers and colours loving the flowers and the images are gorgeous this is such awe inspiring work.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Sue said...

Hi Crystal
two gorgeous cards hun, awesome colouring, gorgeous papers & embelies, sue,x

Tracy said...

Awww that gnome is absolutely gorgeous and such a cutie, love your colouring and design.
Hope your well Crystal!
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Christine Riley said...

What gorgeous cards! I love the sewing and I love the colors and images. Too sweet!
Hugs, Christine

tilly said...

your cards are fantastic,I wish I had the time to join in the fun on the challenges but I have now started the kitchen as well as not finishing the bathroom, off for a peek at the gorgeous images you are using, I may need to spend a little ??
Tilly xx

Kimmi said...

Gorgeous cards. love the images! Great colours too! Congrats on the guest DT position :)

Hugs

Kimmi xx

Helen F. said...

Crystal! These two cards are super cute. Your coloring is fabulous and the images are so sweet!

Betty Wright said...

Crystal, these are just adorable and so gorgeous! Your detailing and coloring are fabulous! Lovely cards!

Kerri said...

Both of your cards are GORGEOUS!!! I just love your layouts and so many awesome details! Your flowers are beautiful, and I'm definitely going to have to give that a try! Such adorable images too:) Love them, girlie!!!

Lisa Kind said...

That little girl is so adorable, but that gnome is cracking me up! What a silly little face and I love his foot! Too funny!

Kimberly's Krafts said...

Awwww Crystal....these are fabulous and so cute!! :) I love how you made those flowers! Rock on!! And your coloring always blows my mind! Great cards!!! :) Congrats on your GD spot!! Wahoooo!

I hope your weekend was great!
Mine was fun but exhausting!
Miss you so much! Have a great night.
XXXXXOOOOOO BIG HUGS!
LOVE YA! :)

Tammy said...

WOW Crystal both of these are just adorable!! I LOVE the color combos and papers on both! Your flowers are just gorgeous!!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh my Stars! Both of these creations are awesome! You are soooo talented my friend!! Great job!

Chris Wooten said...

oh how sweet. I do not have any of those stamps.

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Allison said...

Super...loving the fun summery brights on the second one and the general sweetness of the first!

Kristen said...

Crystal....YOUR CARDS ARE FABULOUS!!! You did a great job with the image, and your whimsy card is FABULOUS!!!

Beth said...

Such cute images Crystal! Your cards are so nicely detailed and I love that pretty flower charm on the first card!

treesawardincrafts said...

Hello Crystal, these cards are again very nice. I like the first one the best, but I like them both really. Hope you are well, Hugs, Teresa xxx

Basement Stamper said...

Great cards-I love the first one and the charm that you used on it.

Mary C said...

Oh Crystal I love this card you created! That image is one of my favorites and the colors you used are beautiful! I love your choice of BG paper! Fantastic job on the challenge this week!