Thursday, June 12, 2008

*Make It Sparkle Challenge*

In May, I thought it wold be a neat idea to challenge the CalGals to create something each month for our get-togethers. Since it was my idea, I got to choose the first challenge... and I challenged all of us to make cards with BLING! Shannon and her Mom didn't participate cuz they didn't get around to creating anything, but Tracy, Allison and I did.

This is the card I created for the challenge. The flowers are covered in Iridescent Ice embossing powder and there are bling gems along the words.

I got inspiration from a store-bought card that my mother in law gave me for Mother's Day.

Items Used:
*Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Soft Sky, Certainly Celery, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise
*Images: Stampin' Up! Fundamental Phrases; Autumn Leaves Mindy's Flowers
*Ink: Palette Noir; Versa Magic Sea Breeze, Aloe Vera and Thatched Straw
*Tools: Word Window Punch
*Embellishments: Maya Road chipboard, Iridescent Ice embossing powder, bling, grosgrain ribbon, Doodlebug Sugar Coated brads
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Michelle said...

Ohhh, I love this card Nancy! I love all the sparkle & bling.

Jen - a "Spice Angel" said...

very pretty Nancy! I love all the sparkles, and the blings!


Allison said...

So pretty...esp. in person!

Dawn Easton said...

Nancy, this is AWESOME! Love the sparkle and how you placed the sentiment...fab idea!

Jennifer R said...

Wow, is this every cute!

Jennifer R said...

Whoops, I meant ever cute!

Carolyn King said...

super cute. Love how you did the sentiment!!!

Kelly S said...

Bling is my all time favorite embellie. Great job with this, I love the flowers!