Monday, February 21, 2011

Creative Sisters Monday Challenge!

Happy Monday everyone. These next two weeks I will be hosting Creative Sisters Monday
Challenge, and I am so excited to announce my very first Guest Designer!

Please welcome Jennifer from http://jenscraftcorner.com/ She writes:

I am so excited to be the first Guest Designer!! Thank you Linda for inviting me to do this! I have been scrapbooking for about ten years. It started out as an occasional hobby that I did with friends around their dinning room table. Over time, not only was it a hobby, but it became part of me. I started to make cards several months ago and love it!


Recently, I started Jen's Craft Corner! I had wanted my own blog for a while, but was nervous about setting it up and maintaining it. However, it has been up and running for a few months and it has been the best thing I have ever done! I have met some wonderful bloggers and have been inspired by so many talented ladies. So, come on over and visit http://www.jenscraftcorner.com/  Leave me a comment or message and let me know you saw me on Linda's site.
RECIPE:
This is an A2 card with a brown base
I cut a mat in a light blue Palm Tree: cut at 4 1/2 using my Stretch Your Imagination cartridge. The leaves were cut twice to give it some depth. I have pop dots between each layer. The trunk was embossed using my Cuttlebug, to make it look like palm tree bark Monkey: cut at 4 1/2 using B is for Boy cartridge. Doodled on his belly with my red gel pen. I embossed his hat with my Cuttlebug. Used dimensionals to pop him off the card. Doodled around his belly with red gel pen
I cut a brown piece of paper rounded at the top for the sand on the island and put some Stickles on it to give it some depth
Think Spring: Cut at 1/2 inch using my Pooh Font cartridge
I doodled with my white gel pen around the outside edges of the card

This weeks challenge is all about EMBOSSING. Use any cartridge you like as long as you have some sort of embossing on your project. How easy is that? This challenge will run for two weeks ending on Sunday, March 6th. Please link your project with Mr. Linky down below, leave a comment and become a follower. If you are interested in being my next Guest Designer, please let me know, I would love to have you!

BLOG CANDY - who can forget that? For the winner of my challenge I have an awesome sponsor. Papercrafting Pro has given me an alphabet die set and cuttlebug folders to giveaway!!

If you have never heard of them or shopped their site, please visit them at http://papercraftingpro.com/ . They have AWESOME prices on cricut cartridges, machines, cricut vinyl, cuttlebug folders and even Yourstory at a great price. They do charge 9.99 a month to join - BUT you can shop for free for two days and buy as much as you want without obligation to become a member. I have been a member for about a year now, and I cannot say enough about them, they have great prices and their shipping is very fast. I usually get my orders delivered within a week.

Now lets get busy and emboss away!!

Check out my sisters blog, http://www.pattilynncreations.blogspot.com/  (she's the other sister in the creative sister duo) She has posted a project for this challenge along with some blog candy of her own. WOW, One challenge and two choices to win blog candy! Remember that everyone who has entered both challenges this month will be entered into the Monthly Drawing!! The Grand Prize???



Here's my project! Hope you Enjoy it!

My Recipe:
Simply Charmed:  Baby chick cut at 3"
George Basic Shapes: Ovals cut at 1 1/2"
Create a Critter: Nest cut at 1 3/4 "
Saying was printed out on my computer and punched out with Stampin Up! Scallop oval punch.
I used 6 embossing folders on this card, can you see which ones I used??




49 comments:

Patti Ross said...

Had to be the first to link up!!! Good Luck on your challenge...

This card is awesome...I never think to emboss more than once...lol

xoxoxoxo

Patti

BugBites said...

Great challenge. I love embossing.

Candace said...

Thanks for letting me know about your challenge! :) Your little chicky is super cute!! I've never used that cut before but I think it's time!!

Candace

http://scrappin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com/

shtale said...

Your card is super cute. it's nice to see the same card, but dressed up differently...goes to show how creativity is amazing :)
This was my first time using Simply Charmed cart, as i only got it recently...i think im really gonna love it!
Thanks for a chance to win :)

Mad Crafter said...

Sweet little chick:) Love this card! TFS and thanks for playing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut:)
~Madison CWCDT Funkycards.blogspot.com

- - Sheryl - - said...

Love your card it is so cute!
Thanks for commenting on my card from Maine and I am a new follower! And sure -I'll enter my card as well!

Shelly said...

So happy to have found your blog! Love your card! This will be my first of many entries into your challenges. Thank you for the fun!

Jean said...

Super cute card. Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB.

Jean said...

I am back again, lol. I decided to enter the challenge and became a follower as well. Off to check out your sister's blog.

Jean said...

Forgot to say thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut also!

Jalisa said...

Thanks for the opportunity.

Jalisa
http://patchesofpink.com
patchesofpink(at)gmail(dot)com

Nicole said...

So cute, love that baby chick. Just got this cart, so I will have to check it out. Thanks for playing along with Cooking with Cricut this week!
Nicole CWC DT
http://croppinmommadesigns.blogspot.com

Diane's Place said...

Thanks for the invite. I just had to make a different card though. dianesplacetowaste.blogspot.com
drivers133@gmail.com

the cricutologist said...

I found your challenge through the FCC. Thanks for the chance to win! I'm following.

Cricutjunkie said...

Linda, Thanks for the challenge, I always welcome the chance to use my cuttlebug. Thanks again Traci

hilda'scraftylounge said...

Thanks for visiting my blog, the nice comment, and letting me know about this challenge Cute card TFS!!!

Scrappin' Bug said...

Hi Linda...I'm your newest follower! I love the spring colors! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jana
www.scrapperscorner.blogspot.com

Sherry S. said...

Thanks for the invite to your blog! Love your cards!!

Patti Ross said...

Dear Auntie Lynn...thank you for letting me join your challenge! I hope you like my card.

Lexi Boone

Melissa said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and letting me know about your challenge, never knew you existed, I am now a follower! Nice challenge.

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Thank you for inviting me to play and for the sweet comments left on my blog. I'm following now! :)

GiGi said...

Hi Linda! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment! And also for inviting me to join your challenge! I love challenges and will DEFINATLY be back! Thanks again!

Dalis said...

thanks for the inspiration.

-- dalis

Ladybug said...

Super cute card! Thanks for a chance to win the awesome blog candy!!

From one Linda to another :-)

Amy said...

What a fun challenge!! I've linked up my card and hope you'll come visit me!! I found your site through another participant (Cards By Jovan) when I found her through Celebrate The Occasion!! I was having my own 'hop' there :)

Happy to be a new follower...

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
scrapbookingwithamy (at) gmail (dot) com

Jennifer said...

Cute card, Linda! Thanks for embossing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

Scrapper69 said...

Fun Challenge! And I just became a follower... Cute Blog! :o)
Theresa

Lisa said...

Thanks so much for the fun challenge! :o)

Lisa
prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

Andrea said...

This is so cute - I just love that chick! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

Christine said...

I'm new to challenges. All the entries look so nice.

http://pickulblog.blogspot.com/

Val said...

Adorable card! Thanks for playing along at FCCB this week:)

Donna said...

This is my first "Challenge" ever. I am a follower & I also visited Jen's Craft Corner!
http://comopark1886.blogspot.com/

Debbie said...

thanks so much for inviting and letting me know about this blog and the challenges I had no idea I am now a follower please come over and visit me at my blog and Face Book hugs Debbie
http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/

Maquel said...

Another great Challenge, Ladies!! Thanks for the inspiration! All the projects are super!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

I am your newest follower! Hope you can stop on by! Thanks for the fun challenge!

Gina said...

Awesome challenge! I love to emboss-wet or dry!!
Gina

Tisha said...

This sounds like a great challenge. I hope I can participate. I became a follower and hope u can become one of mine.

TFS!
Tisha
http://tishascraftcove.blogspot.com

jennyplace2 said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog and inviting me over to join your challenge....I love challenge blogs. I will be a regular for sure. I am on my way to visit your sister now. Have a lovely weekend.

Kate said...

So Cute, I love your card. I just became a follower. thank you.
Kate

4kids4 said...

Just found your blog...I'm your newest follower. :-) Cute, cute Easter card..lots of embossing there! LOVE Jen's card...such a cute monkey! Thanks for the challenge...I linked up my scrapbook page.

~Sharon C.

Karen said...

thanks for the Challenge just love embossing.

mamawcindy said...

Just entered your challenge. Hoping that I did it right.My son is usually here to help me do things like this. This sounds like a fun challenge. Love to emboss.:0)

Besthobbyeva said...

Fun challenge, who doesn't love to emboss and cricut!! Thanks for a great challenge.

Laurie B
Serenityscrapers
lbaires@comcast.net

Missy said...

Hi Linda! Thanks for hosting the challenge and inviting me to participate!!! The projects are all so cute!

Missy

Michele said...

Thanks Linda for inviting me to your chalenge. :-) I'm all linked up!! I am off to check out your sister's blog. Too fun!! Looking forward to more.
Michele
http://fishmememoriesandmore.blogspot.com

Mary said...

I love everyones projects, so cute!

Carrie said...

Hi,
just found your blog... love the challenge.... love to use my cuttlebug....
thanks for a chance to win...
Carrie
my2sons311@verizon.net

Glenda said...

Great projects! Love the embossing challenge! Just became a follower!
Glenda
http://glendascards.blogspot.com/

Carlene said...

I am a new follower and cant wait to join your next challenge! Think I just missed this one lol Booooooo!

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