Tuesday, September 8, 2009

This is the MOST...

...number of challenges I've done on one card. This simple, little card overs the following challenges for Taylored Expressions Birthday Bash this weekend:

#3 Paper Piecing
#6 a sketch
#7 to do the tole technique (if you don't know what it is like I did, click on the link to find out)
#8 to use color combo Teal, Rose and Yellow
#11 to use any kind of distressing
#12 to use buttons as the main embellishment
#13 to use stitching

That's a total of SEVEN challenges in one card. I love it when I can do that. I think I've just found a new personal cardmaking goal - to see if I can top that :-).

Here's the close up. I was so clueless about the tole technique and now I'm hooked. I just love all the dimension it creates.


Stamps: My Cuppa' Joe (GinaK Designs)
Ink: Memento Tux Blk, Copic (E53, E55)
Paper: Rose Romance, Urban Prairie PP (Basic Grey)
Others: buttons, Rose Romance ribbon, sewing machine

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17 comments:

  1. WOW! that is BIG amount of challenges all rolled into one! I love your card, it's PERFECT even with all those challenges! thanks for playing-good luck!

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  2. Love your blog. Met you on Hero Arts! www.thestudio56.com

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  3. Absolutely amazing! I love that you were able to combine all those challenges into one! It turned out wonderfully! I'm glad you enjoyed the paper tole! I do love the look of it! Thanks for playing along with my paper tole challenge!

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  4. Your card is gorgeous Nina. Wonderful job in meeting all of the challenges.

    Mary

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  5. how absolutely lovely and delicious!!! LOVE the way you used the buttons in your card!!! And i adore the colors and sweet layout!! Beautiful job on the challenges!!! Thanks for playing along with us over at Taylored Expressions!

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  6. Way to go combining those challenges! Each element adds up to make this a fabulous card! So glad you got the chance to play along!

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  7. another amazing card. I love how you pop the images. And the colors are beautiful. you have that tole technique down pat.
    challenges on one card. That is a lot. How are you going to top that lol

    Hope you're having a great day. Thanks for sharing all your beautiful creations!

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  8. Ooooh, be still my heart!!! This is pure paper distressing goodness!! LOVE, love, love your card!!

    Thanks so much for playing along with my paper distressing challenge!

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  9. I absolutely ADORE this!!! LOVE the images you used on this! PURE Perfection!!!!

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  10. Beautiful card!!! Congrats on being a challenge winner!

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  11. Totally FABULOUS job with the color challenge. You couldn't have done a more BEAUTIFUL job...love love LOVE your card!! CONGRATS on the win!

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  12. you WON just like you had hoped! enjoy your shopping & congratulations!

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  13. Amazing card!!!! love your Paper piecing & DP choices! Congrats on your well deserved challenge win!!

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