Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Double Challenge Wednesday #2

Here we are again, back again for our Double Challenge Wednesday!!! I have 2 challenges for you today. The Truly Scrumptious Challenge and Creative Belli Challenge. Please scroll down to see BOTH challenges!!!

First up is the Truly Scrumptious Challenge!!! We are onto Challenge #7. This challenge is being hosted by Design Team member Dawn. She makes beautiful samples and she has put together a great sketch for you this week. The TWIST to this weeks challenges is one of my favorites!!! Its all about Spots, Dots and Circles!!! You must use both elements of this challenge to be eligible for the prize!!!

Here is the sketch for this challenge:

and here is my take on this challenge:

Yes, I know, its kind of BRIGHT!!! But fun too!!! Looks to me like a party waiting to happen!!! I got to use my BRAND NEW Basic Grey Lime Rickey paper. I also got to use my new Frameabilities from

Our sponsor for this week is Crafty Individuals. They are donating some gorgeous stamps to be won!!! Here they are:

I am heading over there now to check out those stamps they are giving away as our prizes!!!

So lets see what you can do. Dont forget to check out the Truly Scrumptious challenge site to see the rest of the Design Teams awesome inspiration they have created for you!!! Then get started on your creation. Link up your creation with Mr Linky. You could be the lucky winner of 3 stamp sets from the Crafty Individuals!!!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Stampin Up's Smarty Pants
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin Up Yo Yo Yellow, Riding Hood Red and Whisper White, Basic Grey Lime Rickey
Ink: Stampin Up Tempting Turquoise
Accessories: Spellbinders Frameabilities Polka Dot Frame,Stampin Up's Pumpkin Pie Striped Grosgrain ribbon, SU Bold Brights Brads, Laugh button (from my stash, dont have a clue who makes it)


Next up is the Creative Belli Challenge. This weeks challenge is a Color Challenge!!! We picked 3 of our favorite colors for Spring!!! They are Stampin Up's colors Apricot Appeal, Certainly Celery and Cameo Coral. If you are not a Stampin Up color person, I am posting a color palette for your to compare your colors to and use your closest colors!!!

Here is my card I made using these beautiful colors:

I pulled this lotus flower out of my rather large stash of ALL TIME FAVORITE stamps collection. It's from a Stampin Up set called Oriental Garden. The words are from a current Stampin Up set called Bella's Bloom.

So head on over to the Creative Belli Blog and check out the rest of the Design Teams creative inspiration. We have some great ideas to spark your creativity. Leave the link to your artwork in the Mr Linky to link your creation up to our site so we can find you. If you post to Splitcoaststampers or Creative Paper Planet, please use the keyword CBC65. You need to mention the Creative Belli Challenge in your description to be eligible for the prize!!!

Card Recipe:

Stamps: All Stampin Up: Bella's Bloom and ???????
Paper: Certainly Celery, Apricot Appeal, Whisper White and Raspberry Tart Designer Series Paper
Ink: Cameo Coral
Accessories: Nestibilities Labels One, Pearls from K C & Co., Giga Scalloped Circle Punch, 2" circle punch, White Satin Ribbon (Stampin Up)


Joan Ervin said...

Oh, my, Danita...your cards are FABULOUS!!!! I love all the bright, pretty colors and papers on the first and the soft elegance of the Belli card!!! I love how you did the sentiment on the Belli card, too...sooo cool!!!

Joanne Travis said...

Danita, Your card is exquisie! Such soft and lovely details, I love everything about it!

Christi said...

Gorgeous creations!! Wow!!!

Holly said...

*thud* I LOOOOOOOOOVE your Belli card! Those colors are gorgeous, and I love your nesties, your ribbon, and the sentiment on the angle. SO GORGEOUS!

Your TS card is so YOU! I love it! All those circles and rich colors - it screams Danita! :)

Rica said...

Hi Danita - you made it!!. Two fab cards. Your TS one is great - such a 'Happy' card. I just love that sentiment and your framed is fantastic. (I put my sunglasses on before I get my Lime Ricky papers out lol).
Your CB card is just beautiful, so elegant and those colours are delicious.
hugs Heather xx

Beth said...

These cards are both so fab! I love the pretty flower stamp and your TS card is so bright and fun!
Beth xx

Mina said...

I really love this card Danita...that paper is just stunning xxx

Dawn said...

Gorjussss card Danita - love the papers - it all looks amazing..


Debs said...

wow two totaly different cards , how versatile you are, I love them both, such a cheery card and then a subtle elegant one, i love what you've done with the sentiment.

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Danita. Love the image and the beautiful colouring.Love the papers also. Hope you have a fabulous weekend. Hugs Michele x