Sunday, February 22, 2009

Spring Chicken - VLVFeb04 and Cute Card Thursday Challenges

Hello everyone!

Thanks for stopping by today and paying me a visit! I've managed to incorporate two challenges into this one card today - I love it when that happens! :) The layout is using the Viva la Verve Feb04 challenge - the final one for February to qualify to win the outstanding prize from Verve Stamps over on SCS. Also, Cute Card Thursday was to make a 'spring' card - and I think this chicken definitely qualifies for that. This choice of palette is a huge step away from my regular choices but I like to have to challenge myself like that! It's certainly bright and cheery and the sentiment I'm sure is what we could all do with right now - so I wish you all lots of sunshine!!

Onto the card, I cuttlebug embossed the back green panel with the circles folder. Oh, I forgot to mention that the VLV *twist* this week is to use acetate, so I embossed a panel of acetate and sewed it onto the yellow panel - you may be able to spot it if you look closely enough! The stamped image is a new Spring 2009 release from Sunshine Designs by The Stamp Barn - isn't it cute! I used tombow markers and distress inks to colour the image. It's a little difficult to see but the flower is sparkly with Aqua stickles. The addition of clear and green dew drops and the ribbon give the finishing touches to the card.

Before I go, Linda passed this beautiful award onto me - thanks so much Linda! It goes to everyone who posts such beautiful and supportive comments on my blog. Please take it and pass it on - you know who you are! It's great to see you here and hope you come back again soon! Thanks again for all your awesome comments - I really love to read them!

Hugs,
Danielle x

13 comments:

Rachel said...

This is so cute Danielle. Very springy, and that image is way too cute! Wonderful job!:0)

stampinfrog said...

Ohhh Danielle, this is sooooo cute! I love the color combo and your coloring is fabulous!TFS
Hugs,Connie

LINDA said...

Hi Danielle, What a great card..Love how bright and cheerful it is. and The image is so cute!!
Hugs xx, Linda
OH yea, I would love for you to pick up that award on my blog..

Tanya said...

This is so lovely Danielle and such a cute image! Your colouring is fab!
Hugs,
Tanya xx

cats whiskers said...

Oh what a geat fun card dear, such a brilliant fn image and goreous papers
Hugs Jacqui x

Glitter Monkey said...

What a lovely bright card - definitely a sign of Spring this chick and the yellow! Thanks so much for joining in with CCT. Lol Lynn ♥

Lorraine said...

It makes me smile so bright and cheerful. Great work. Hugs

Stamp n Sparkle said...

LOVE your card! Very colourful and HAPPY! The image and the ribbon are FAB!
Zee xx

Theresa said...

Super cute! Gorgeous coloring!

debby4000 said...

Lovely spring card, fab image.

Amy Sheffer said...

Such a cute card, Danielle! Love the spring colors and adorable image. Great job incorporating the acetate for the Verve challenge. Good luck!!

Shirley said...

How very very cute, bright and fun too/! Love it!

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Wow, love this card, so much fun and really funky!
Carole x

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