Monday, May 16, 2011

You Make Me Smile

I have combined a couple of my favorite challenges into one card today. I used the sketch with a twist from the Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #51 and the colors from the Market Street Stamps Color Cue Challenge #2


I thought this would make a great any day type of card so I used this perfect sentiment from Emma's Turn That Frown Upside Down set. I also stamped these adorable little Market Street Stamps starfish onto some textured cardstock. Then I inked them, colored in the little stitching and the eye whites and then added a little chalk for their cheeks. I also pop-dotted them up which was the twist to the sketch challenge.

I also decided to add this new creation to Alex's (You Had Me at Craft) new weekly link-up party. There are some pretty cute creations over there. If you get some time you might want to head over and take a look.





Items Used:

*My Creative Time stamps- Turn That Frown Upside Down
*Market Street Stamps - Sea Animals
*Fiscars Border Punch - Effervescence
*Lemondrop twine from The Twinery
*Ink in various colors for LOTS of inking
*Sakura White Gellyroll Pen
*Chalk
*Zig Markers
*Skittles
*Pop-dots

Thanks to my friend Pam for the skittles and the border punch :). It is always fun to have some new stuff to play with.

25 comments:

  1. Your cards always make ME Smile!!!! Love it!!

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  2. Awww! So cute, Glora. I love the 'bubbles' in the water.

    Hugs
    Shar

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  3. So Adorable Glora. I love those starfish.

    Kate

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  4. Way too precious. I sure do like that edge punch you used.

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  5. Those star fish are adorable. Love this card.

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  6. Too Cute Glora!!! I don't have any of the market street stamps yet, I must go look!!! Thanks for always having something great to look at! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  7. Glora you did such a great job with this sketch!!! I love this card!

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  8. Glora, This is just ADORABLE! I couldn't agree anymore with you...perfect for an any day card! I really thought you colored the starfishes... they look sooo darn FANTASTIC! As always thanks for inspiring me!

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  9. Your seastars made me smile, Glora! So cute!

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  10. Such a cute card!! I just wanted to let you know that I received the PKS set Happy Lashes that I won from your blog!! Thanks again and I can't wait to start using them!!
    Kristan

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  11. Glora your starfish are so cute! Love the coloring!

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  12. This turned out so cute Glora! I love it! And that punch is perfect for an under the sea theme. :)

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  13. I just love your cards. You lean to the whimsical side with your projects and I adore that style and I still think you should be on the PK DT!
    Thanks for the comments on the "Storage" post. That's the same type of drawer I use for my wooden stamps. They do seem to be ideal for this and it makes me feel good to know somebody else does this too.

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  14. cute cute cute card. The stars make me think of Patrick Star having really cute cousins. LOL

    Katya
    Kattyxotica.blogspot.com

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  15. Darn it Glora. You gone and done it once again....now I HAVE to get those star fish. You made them look so flipping adorable. When I saw them at the store I was like hmmm...when would I really use them. But you just showed me. You need to be on there DT!:) Just love love all your work. What a great job with the challenges.

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  16. Hi Glora,Your card is soo ADORABLE with those sweet star fish!They are soo cute,You are so flipping Talented my friend!I love everything about it!! :)

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  17. Great card! Those starfish are so cute!!

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  18. Adorable card, love the faces.
    http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

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  19. What a cute card, those starfish are adorable!!

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