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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Colour Create Challenge and Sneak Peek Day #2


I hope you all enjoyed yesterdays sneak peeks. Today I am sharing with you not 1 but 2 of the Wags N' Whiskers images from the new summer release.

This weeks COLOUR CREATE CHALLENGE is brought to us by "Deanne" and the colours she has chosen are "Cream, Aqua, Chocolate and Khaki" with the optional extra of "Circles".





Here is a little inspiration
for you....great colours don't you agree!!








This weeks sponsor is "Michelle's Scrapbooking" and the prize is is a set of rubber stamps designed by our teamie Di.









The adorable image I am using on my card is "CHILLIN' OUT".




I embossed the image with black and painted it with Tombows. I used my nesties for the frames and embossed the frame, the background and the sentiment with CB folders. I paper pieced the umbrella and used my Ek Success punch for the wave borders.

Be sure to stop by the Colour Create Blog as my lovely teamies have some fabulous creations to inspire you. ALSO.......we are having a DT search.... so if you are interested be sure to check that out too!!

I hope you will have time to play along with us this challenge....I can't wait to see what you come up with.












Day #2 of the WAGS N' WHISKERS sneak peeks.

The NEW RELEASE and BLOG HOP will start tomorrow and there are some amazing prizes to be had.....so I hope you will be able to join us!!

The stamps will also go on sale tomorrow too.....I bet you can hardly wait!!!

I am using the sweet image "SUMMER FUN" for my card today.




I embossed the image with black and painted it with Tombows. I punched the corners with a corner rounder and my scallop scissors for the purple. The green borders were punched with my Ek Success scallop punch. I also added some flat backed pearls and a charm.

To see more sneak peeks be sure to check out the Diva's blogs as they have some fabulous creations to share with you too.

Chris, Nikki, Jacqui, Sharon, Lacey, Melanie, Michele, Debbie, Renata, Tina, Crista, Jeanette

Have a wonderful day and Thanks so much for stopping by....

KAREN x

16 comments:

cats whiskers said...

Wow hun what fantastic colouring you have bought this image to life
Hugs Jacqui x

Di said...

HI Hun
lovet his card and your paper piercing is great what a cool image!!
Love it!
Hugs Di
p.s the prize at C.C is these images in Rubber by Michelle.

Lisa Jane said...

Fabulous cards karen. WONDERFUL NEW IMAGES
lISA ;)

Nannieflash said...

Hi Karen, what a gorgeous image and such fabulous papers to. Gorgeous card. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

Bunny Zoe's Crafts said...

Wow, awesome sneak peaks Karen! I love your colouring and such fun designs, I just love all the waves on your first card and the cool sentiment! Have a great day! Hugs, Nikki x

Cindy Haffner said...

Karen your cards are FABULOUS, I love all your FUN details, you ROCK!!

Sharon said...

Fantastic card Karen. I absolutly adore the image on the top card. It's coloured to perfection and so cool! How clever of you to use the wave shapes too. Love it.
Hugs,
Sharon xx

scrappyjan said...

Hello Karen, Your cards ALWAYS WOW me!!! Your coloring is always so fantastic!!! It draws you into the image!! LOve the cards!!
have a great day! hugs, Janiel

Sharon Caudle said...

Love them both, Karen!! Especially love how you did the waves on the first one! Those are so cool! And of course your coloring on both of them is fantastic (as always!) I really love the way you colored that sand castle! It looks amazing! hugs!
Sharon

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Those images are so cute, Your cards are so wonderful and so sweet!
Hugs Jacqueline

Michele said...

Gorgeous cards Karen. Love the way you've coloured in the cute images and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Faye said...

So gorgeous!!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wowzer Karen!! These are both stunning!! I just love your coloring and layouts!! The first one with the wave border, colors and all the embossing is my fave! Incredible job Karen!!
hugs,
Chris

Curt in Carmel said...

Love both cards, but the first is my favorite! I LOVE how you added the wave feature onto the circle cut out. What a perfect way to tie it all together! Your "design mind" is amazing!!!! I would really love to see what you could do with a House Mouse stamp! Best, Curt

Sally Cicada's Designs said...

These cards are amazing!!!! I especially love the doggie one--looks like Eddie!! The way you did the waves looks really cool!! Your 2nd one is adorable too--love the ribbon with the charm!! This release is really cute!! great colouring too!!!
Hugs,
Sarah :)

Lacey Stephens said...

Karen, these are just gorgeous!! I LOVE the Chillin' Out card!! The swirled background and the scalloped borders are perfect for this image!! And, of course, your coloring technique on the sand castle of Summer Fun is awesome!! Two gorgeous cards!!
~Lacey
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