Thursday, January 18, 2018

It's a Twofer Day

Happy Thursday! It's been a busy day today. I am really tired. I may finish this up and head for bed a bit early I hope. I tried to call my doctor today but she's on vacation until Monday. So I either decide I feel bad enough to go to a clinic or I wait until Monday. I'll see what I feel like tomorrow. In finished a card last and tonight so I have two cards to post today.

This card is for Day 5 of the Catch the Bug Birthday Bash. The challenge was to use humor with cupcakes. At first I thought that cake was a bunch of cupcakes on top of one another but there is a little cupcake down in the left hand corner so I hope this qualifies. This lady bug birthday is just too cute. I colored the images with American Craft markers and then doe cut both the image and sentiment with MFT inside and out stitched rounded corner squares. But I cut each one twice so that two corners were rounded and 2 corners were square. I got them almost identical which I thought was really pretty good. The plaid paper is from my scrap box and I added some enamel dots from Close to my Heart as embellishments. I am entering these challenges:

My second card tonight is for Valentine's Day. The image is this month's Limited Run progressive image. You can join the fun for free this month so you might want to check it out.

The image and the "love grows" sentiment are the freebies this month. I followed the sketch at Atlantic Hearts for this card.  

The images are colored with Spectrum Noir markers and then embellished with white gel pen dots. I did add an extra sentiment from MFT All About You stamp set. The images were die cut with MFT Pierced Fishtail Flags. I am entering these challenges:
That's it for me tonight. I'm really tired tonight. Hope you had a wonderful day today and Friday brings you lots of joy. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you come again soon!



Lisa Lynn said...

Donna, both cards are beautiful. Love the sentiment on your ladybug card. Thanks for joining in the Bugaboo 8th Birthday Humor Me with Cupcakes Challenge, Lisa Lynn DT.

Janis Lewis said...

Cute cards. Love the potted flowers. Thanks for joining us at Craftaholics R Us.

Younique Creations By Tina said...

So happy you played and your card is amazing!
Thanks for playing with us
Tina, Craftaholics R Us DT

Pia S said...

Super cute, love the plaid paper and layout. Hope you're feeling better. So glad you joined this challenge for Bugaboo's 8th birthday bash!

Pam said...

Both are great cards, I really like the plaid paper on the first and I just love the cute heart plants of the second one! You did a great job of coloring both images!

Christine said...

What an amazing card! Love the tall slender images on the three banners. The bright colors make this so cheerful. Thank you for playing along with the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge!
DT Member

Tracy Freeman said...

Both are so cute, love the sentiment on the first one.
I hope you're feeling better
Thanks for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

Cecilia Gunnarsson said...

What a great Sentiment!!! Love this card!!
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
HUGS Cicci
Cicci With the Pen {welcome to vistit and follow my blog}

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Cute flowerpots! I like how you turned the sketch and added the banner flags. Thanks for sharing this lovely card with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge--please join us again soon!
:) Marie

Krafty Kaylin said...

what cute image. thanks for joining us at TSOT

Annette Clark said...

Love these images, Donna, as well as your take on the sketch. I also love the vibrant colors you chose and I'm more than a little jealous of your coloring talents. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

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