Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Paper Playtime Challenge

I am finally done with my run at work. I have 3 days off and then am back, working 5 12 hour shifts in 6 days. Ugh! Oh well, at least I had some crafting time today :)
There is a weekly challenge at Paper Playtime and this week, the creator of one of my favorite blogs, Alex is their "Queen". I just knew I had to play along with the "Miss You" theme this week. here is what I came up with.



The snail is cut from Create a Critter (love that cartridge!) an the circles are from George and Basic shapes. The paper is all from my scrap boxes except for the patterned paper, which is from my old Creative memories stash and the "miss you" is from My Pink Stamper stamps.

The card fits in with a couple of extra challenges this week - surprise, surprise :)

One Stitch at a Time is having a double challenge this week. Either a sketch challnge, or using pink on your card. I went for both.

Paper Sundaes challenged us to use stitching - either faux or real on our card. i obviously went with faux. Stitching is something I am pretty new at, an in truth not all that comfortable with yet, but it does give cards a lovely finished look.

Little Red Wagon has a challenge to use circles on your card. I almost never use circles, but today, I did - even the snail has a big circle on her back :)

OWH Stars and Stamps challenged us to use some patterned paper from our stash. I ahev a huge stash of paper that I seem to be afraid to use! I love that these challenges are making me use them :)

I have more crafting to do before heaing back to work on Saturday, so be sure to check back tomorrow for another BBQ card.

A la prochaine...

17 comments:

fi's cards and crafts said...

what a cute fun card...thanks for joining us Paper sundaes this week.

Fi

Deanna said...

Adorable!
Thanks for playing!
Dee - LRW DT

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Hi Michelle, you snail is simply adorable! You did a fabulous job for the challenges you've entered. Thanks for playing along with us at Operation Write Home!

Dolores said...

Saw your adorable card on the OWH Stars & Stamps challenge....thanks for sharing the details.

Janis said...

Michelle, I saw this on OWH when I was submitting my card. And then I saw it submitted on my Paper Playtime blog. I LOVE this! I'm going to have to try this tomorrow. It's so pretty!!!! Thanks for playing in paper with us this week at Paper Playtime. Come back next Monday for a new challenge and a new sponsor. Sorry, Alex won't be Queen next week, but I will. Does that count? LOL :) Janis

Nana said...

This is absolutely cute! Love it! :)
Thank you for joining us at "Paper Sundaes" this week. Hope to see you again!
hugs Nana

Yolanda said...

Love the layout, colors and image.

Love crafts forever said...

So cute, very adorable snail. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT. Hugs Nataliya.

Josephine said...

That's such an inventive card - I love the snail!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Carolina Girl said...

cute cute cute...don't have that cartridge now that I do my own svgs...I'll have to come with something like that...love it!! Enjoy your days off!

shellshearer said...

Aww that snail is sooooooooo cute love him!!!!
Thanks for joining us this week at OSAAT good luck
hugs shell xx

Janis said...

Hey! I really love this layout pattern! I made a card following your inspiration today and posted a link back to here. :) Janis
http://pausedreamenjoy.blogspot.com/2010/08/happy-birthday-to-my-friend.html

Our Little Inspirations said...

AAACK!! This is absolutely CUTE as a button! I love it!!

helloholley said...

This snail is so cute and your card is adorable!!!! Have a great weekend!

Stephanie said...

Such a cute snail. Great card. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

Sherry H said...

Hi! Your card is precious! FYI, there's a little polka dot snail who's a character in my children's book, so I especially love your card!! I'm kind of new to cardmaking, but you can visit my blog to learn about my book, if you'd like! www.bitsofcheer.blogspot.com

Samantha said...

How adorable! Your snail is so cute! Great card...