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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Wacky Wednesday and The Dirty Dozen / Alumni Challenge


Good morning everyone!!! It's Wednesday and you know what that means...it's time for another Rubbernecker Wacky Wednesday!!! The hostess this week is Candy and her challenge is to use inchies!! I decided to use the Rubbernecker Birthday Borders set...I just love these little cupcakes!! The cupcake border was stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa, colored with copics, cut into inch squares and attached to the matting. The greeting banner was stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa and attached with glue dots at intervals to create the wave.



Piercing, pearls, and gingham ribbon finishes it off. The closeup shows the wave in the banner.
The Stampin Up! scalloped border punch was used on the bottom edge.
Recipe:
Stamps: Rubbernecker Birthday Border #438
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Regal Rose, Prism Simply Smooth White, SU dp
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories: Punches, Ribbon, Pearls, Dimensionals, Piercing tools
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Dirty Dozen /Alumni Monthly Challenge


This months Dirty Dozen/Alumni Challenge is to create a project that has something to do with water. It can be in the stamps, paper, or embellishments. We are to celebrate the happiness of warm weather and warm water. The only requirements are that we are to use watercoloring somewhere on the card and we can only use two embellishments...yikes!!!

I decided to use this gorgeous stamp from Our Daily Bread Designs called Foot Prints in the Sand. The image was stamped on different shades of Prism paper three times. The top two layers were cutout with Nesties to line up with the bottom layer so the entire image can be read as if there were no layers...I hope that makes sense!! The foot prints and the water at the top were watercolored with Tempting Turquoise.





The Rubbernecker Shells were stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa onto the Prism papers, cutout, and attached with dimensionals.

My two embellishments are the May Arts Ribbon and the brown pearls.

Recipe:
Stamps: ODBD and Rubbernecker
Paper: Prism Iced Teal, Frosted Teal, Vibrant Teal, Suede Brown Dark
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Accessories: May Arts Ribbon, Brown Pearls, Dimensionals, Nestabilities


Thanks so much for visiting ....have a great day!!!!


26 comments:

Shelly said...

Oh my, the inchie card is wonderful Joan. Love the colors. The shell card is gorgeous as well, gotta check out those shells!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Okay, girl, these are FANTASTIC!! Love the sweet inchie card with the gingham ribbon. So girly and pretty. The DD/DDA card is OUTTA THIS WORLD!! That ODB image ALWAYS catches my eye, it's so PERFECT for this month's H2O Challenge. Beautiful colors!!

Cindy Lawrence said...

Beautiful cards, Joan! LOVE your use of the Nesties on the second card...GORGEOUS!!!

Saskia said...

Lovely cards! So beautiful and unique!! So talented!!

Sweet greetings,
Saskia

Cassie said...

Wow, Joan, this is awesome! Great colors ;D

Chriss Blagrave said...

Beautiful cards Joan! Love the femininity of the little inchies card and just adore your water card with the pretty shells, colours, verse, and how you lined up all of the shaped layers. Absolutely stunning!

Sherry Cheever said...

Wow the inchie card is fabulous but that ODB . . . Wowzers!

Savor the Journey said...

***gasp***
Where do I start, Joan?!?
I love your inchies card ... I knew that I would!
And the Footprints card is absolutely fabulous! I gave that poem in calligraphy to my Daddy years ago. It is such a wonderful outlook!

~Bev

Dawn Easton said...

Wowzers girl! Both cards are FABULOUS! Love that birthday card...those little inchies are so sweet!
Your DD/DDA card is awesome...those colours are so pretty!

Holly said...

CUUUUUUUUTE inchie card!!!!! Love how you matted the inchies differently on the ends. And your blue water card - oh my heck! That is gorgeous!!!!!!!!

Rose Ann said...

I am loving your inchie cake card with those colors, and wavy sentiment!! Your DD/A card is sooo gorgeous as well!! Fabulous cards, Joan!!

Connie said...

Oh Joan! Both cards are so very pretty! Love the sentiment on the first card, and how calming the second card is!

Kittie said...

Joan, I absolutely adore that darling birthday Inchie card. I haven't cut mine out yet. The scalloped border is so perfect. Of course, your poem water card is fantastic and meaningful. Someone will be greatly touched to receive this.

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

You know I have to say that your top card is just soooo YUMMY!! :) The second card I really adore and I knew that I just had to get that stamp after seeing Betty use it!! You've done such a beautiful job with it here!! Love the colors!! :)

Jackie said...

Beautiful cards as always Joan...love your work!!

Gloria Dojlido said...

Love both your cards. I really like how you did the sentiment banner on the first one.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Cute bday card, and I really like how you layerd the footprint in the sand card. Wonderful job.

Joanne (jojot) said...

these are both lovely...but that DD card is to die for......love the nautical theme....the layered effect......it is an ocean of beauty

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

These cards are both gorgeous JOan but your DD Footprints card is my fave. Love the colors and the way you layered it! Beautiful!

Juliana said...

WOW!
That RN card is sooooo yummy!!!
I love the reds and how you made the inchies!! BRILLIANT!!

That DDA card is BEAUTIFUL!!!
Both the images and story--and the card!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Oh I do love how you made that border into inchies and the wavy Happy Birthday banner! And the Footprints card just takes my breath away! Love the optical illusion of it!!

Susan (rainy) said...

The inchie card is beautiful. Love the wavy sentiment... And as if that wasn't enough... oh my, Joan, the DD Challenge card is a jaw dropping work of art!!!! GORGEOUS!

chelemom said...

These are just gorgeous!!!! WOW!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Wow, two more awesome creations!!!! Love both of them!!

Laurie tx stamper said...

Wow, the cupcake card is just too cute and the alumni challenge is sooo prettY!

Stamp and Smile said...

Oh, Joan... Wonderful elements to your cards!! Fun colors, embellies and the detials are just darling! They both make me SMILE... :)