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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Challenge Yourself

Both of these cards today are made for the Verve September Challenges. This first one is a color challenge and I must say that I would not have chosen these colors BUT....... I love them now. They are all rich colors and really do fit well together! The image is SU Upsy Daisy which is truly one of my fav sets. I used the MS border punch floral lace on the one end and the nestabilities butterfly- is it not beautiful? The next card is a sketch challenge which I love- but I also vowed to start using my stack of SU DSP before I go and buy more. I am like many of you- love it, hoard it and then just keep buying more (sound familiar to you? ) Well come on- use it- it is beautiful and so I am challenging you all to pick a pack and start working on it.

I hope you enjoy these cards- I would like to add that I am amazed at how quickly I can make a card if I am not coloring the image! Phew........... I didn't realize how intense those magnolia cards are!
Heidi

8 comments:

Paige said...

Heidi, now you know my secret for not coloring images! Both of your cards are wonderful! I love the color combos of the two cards. I often thought of taking apkg of DSP and making as many cards from it as I could before putting the rest away or even trying to use it up all at once!

Kathy said...

Both are so pretty, great job with the Verve challenges. I, too need to stop hoarding my paper!

Michelle said...

so beautiful x's 2 heidi..

this butterfly die is one of my faves....and it looks wonderful on the card youve shared here. you are always...an inspiration.. TFS!
michelle

Shelly Schmidt said...

I cannot make them fast coloring or no coloring. I am so amazed how much stamping you get done!!! Love your cards. TFS

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Such pretty cards...lovely colors too. Your little Magnolia creations below are just adorable!!
TFS
Charlotte

CraftyC said...

Beautiful cards Heidi, very pretty!
Clairex

Mary G. said...

Beautifully done! I think my favorite is the first one- the Upsy Daisy card- just fabulous!

Kathy said...

Congratulations on winning a prize at the Verve release party! So happy to see a name "I know" win a prize. Enjoy your new Verve.