Wednesday, 11 November 2009

Cupcake Craft, Colour Create & Just Christmas.. Challenges

Hello all! Yet another miserable wet day here in Essex and I've got a couple of cards to post. The first is for Just Christmas & Birthday Cards Challenge who've got a sketch to follow this week. I've used the sketch to make a card for my hubbie who's birthday it is on Sunday. I bought this Changito Monkey stamp especially for him as he's on his laptop which is very apt for my hubbie who designs computer games for a living! I especially love the banana instead of the apple on the PC! I coloured Changito in using Lyra pencils and I've used one of my fav colour combos using papers by Pebbles Inc.

Here is a little close up of the cute chapie!

Crafty stash used: Stamp (Stampendous); Lyra pencils; Papers (Pebbles Inc); Assorted cardstock; Nesties; Ribbons (recycled); Button (Sizzix)

My second challenge entry is for Cupcake Craft Challenge who's topic this week is "Snow" and Colour Create who's colour combo is blue, silver and white.

I made this card using some recycled snowflakes pulled off an old christmas card- I think they work really well. The papers are by Papermania and the sentiment is by See D's- again I did a bit of tricky overstamping but, hey, that's what See D's are for!!

And another little close up!

Crafty stash used: Stamp (See D's); Papers (Papermania); Assorted cardstock; Nesties; Corner rounder punch; Snowflakes (recycled); Sticky lace (?)


Tammy said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous but I am loving those snowflakes on you CCC card. Fantastic work and thanks for playing along.

Julie said...

Two great cards, specially like the first one.

Rica said...

Two fabulous cards Steph - love the Changito and the layout is fab.
Those snowflakes on your CC card are gorgeous - great to strip down cards to re-use the bits isn't it (trouble is I can never find them when I want them lol). Well done you - your over-stamping is perfect.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at CC.
hugs Heather xx

Liza said...

Two gorgeous cards Steph. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Paulette said...

So funny card!

Sue said...

2 fabby cards as always hun, luv the top image, coloured perfect.sue.x

Donna said...

Fantastic card, just perfect for our snowy theme challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Sarita said...

Love the card you've made for your husband Steph, I'm sure he love it.
Your snowflake card is amazing as well, those snowflakes are fab, shame there aren't any dies like these!
Love Sarita xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Steph, what a gorgeous Christmas card. The papers are gorgeous and the recycled snowflakes are stunning. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x
ps I'm sure your husband loved his card too as it is so much fun :)

POPPET said...

Hi Hun, this is amazing i love the colours on this little cutie, thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week, big hugs pops x x x

Caryn said...

LOVE them both Steph and your snowy one is just perfect for our challenge at Cupcake Crafts. Thanks for playing along.

Caryn xxx

Ninchen said...

great cards! love the image you´ve used!

thanks for joining us at jcbc!

xoxo janina

LOUISE said...

Two fab cards Steph, love the sweet monkey! Hope you are well. Lou x

Jane Carroll said...


thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

hugs Jane x

Debbie said...

Both cards are great, but I think especially the snow flake one is just stunning!