Tuesday, July 6, 2010

More Challenges!

This evening I decided to try my hand at the Guest Designer Challenge for My Favorite Things! In honor of Independence Day here in the United States and Canada Day in Canada, we were to make a card using red and blue. The other challenge for me was to pull out my Janome Sew Mini and try some actual sewing on a card for a change. It's not perfect, but not bad for my very first attempt! (If I do say so myself...lol!) A huge thanks to Gina K. and StampTV for helping me figure out how to use the machine.

My main image is from MFT and it is called Start the Day with WHEE! Then I used one of the sentiments from another MFT set called Tree Swing. I used my Copic Markers to color everything up (B0000, B21, B23, B24, E000, E00, E01, E25, E29, E33, E40, E42, E44, R20, R27, R29, YG13, YG17, and the Colorless Blender.) The patterned paper is from Scenic Route. My Nesties worked well for the circle and scallop circle. I also used my Die-namics Jumbo Scallop Border from MFT and dressed that up with a few buttons and a touch of gingham ribbon.

Have a lovely evening in your neck of the woods! Try to stay cool...we are having a heat wave here in New England! Thanks so much for visiting...Toodles! :D


Linda Monroe said...

this is a great card. I love your stitching! Do you use a machine for it? It adds a great touch. I also love the buttons on the scallop trim and of course, this image is too cute. Love it!

margie c said...

What a sweet card, Kim! I love the layout and paper you used too! Brilliant job :)
Have a fab day!
hugs, margie

Clara said...

Awesome card Kimberly! I love this image and the little buttons you used with the scallop trim is just perfect.

Kim said...

This just makes me smile. Love the treatments you added to the scallops!