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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Good morning everyone...today's Color Challenge on Splitcoast uses 3 of the new in colors but wouldn't ya know I don't have a single new color yet so I had to improvise!! This is also for da Mudder's Teapot Tuesday challenge. It seems Moe the cow who is really slow, went to Auctioneer school and will have his audition for a job soon. He has some pretty stiff competition from Ramblin Ricky and Jabberin Joe. The teapotters have a mission to show Moe how to speed up. We have been challenged to make 2 fast cards...no fancy doo dads, no embellies, no flowers, ribbons, pearls....yikes!!!!! No in colors and no embellies...what's a girl to do???? I dug out my only cow image from Very Punny and went to work!! After I popped up the little cows and the sun I reread the rules and noted we were to make a FLAT card....jeeezzzzzz!!!! Please don't tell da Mudder or I will have to come to the party through the back door!!! I'm still trying to smash down my pop up's!!!
Recipe:
Stamps: Very Punny, Unity's July 2009 KOM and June 2009 KOM
Paper: White, Old Olive, So Saffron, Prism Intense Cobalt
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Dusty Concord Distress Ink, Bashful Blue, Old Olive
Accessories: Copics, MFT's Grass Die


A great big CONGRATS goes out to Toni (Ravengirl) for being chosen this weeks Featured Stamper on Splitcoast!!! Toni's gallery is sooo full of FABULOUS designs...I chose her CAS Turtle Thanks card to case. I kept the same basic layout and animal theme but changed the colors, changed the stamps to Clear Dollar Stamps Goose Hugs, and added the background layer.
Recipe:
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps Goose Hugs-July 2010 Stamp of the Month
Paper: White, Black, Designer Paper Scraps
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Copics, Corner Rounder Punch, Ribbon, EK Success Scalloped Border Punch


I made this card last weekend for several of the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges on Splitcoast. The sweet little Betsy Bluebell image by Penny Black that I bought at Stampers Dream was colored with copics and paper piecing was done with the green gingham. I dug out some ribbon and lace that I have had for a while and added the prima to finish it off.
If you are a Fan Club member you have till August 1 to finish all the challenges for some awesome prizes!! You can find all the DTGD challenges here.
Recipe:
Stamps: Penny Black
Paper: Vanilla, Prism Desert Coral Medium, Basic Grey's Material Girl
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Prima, Ribbon, Lace, Nestabilities, Foam tape

Thanks for visiting today...hope you day is super special!!!!

8 comments:

Tenia Nelson said...

Awesome cards you have here Miss Joan!!! Thanks for sharing!!

Harriet Skelly said...

Oh those cards for the challenges today are so cute and your secret (popped up stuff) is safe with me!!

Crystal said...

WOWZA Joan these are Super projects sweetie!

Linda Palmer said...

All are really cute. I think you are on a roll here. Lots of cute ones.

Kimberly S said...

Oh my, they are so cute! The cow cards are adorable Joan, and the ducks are so sweet (love the rounded edges, I never seem to remember to do that!). Your little Betsy Bluebell card is so sweet! Great colors, wonderful coloring, and a gorgeous flower/bow combination! :)

maryr917 said...

these cards are all so darling joan-I just love the little betsy bluebell image-she is so sweet

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh my gosh, these are SOOOOOOO incredibly sweet!

Laurie Wilson said...

Such adorable cards Joan! You always combine the perfect papers with images and have just the right amount of embellishing!