Saturday, July 23, 2011

Mo's Challenge using Cheery Lynn Designs dies (love new "goodies")

"having a heat wave....a tropical heat wave " yea right!!! where are my palm trees and hammock, where is the cool clear blue water, where is... etc etc etc....yep...all we have is the heat!!! thought a big storm was coming but it didnt happen..had the thunder....but never any rain! Soooooo have had a blast playing with my goodies purchased from last weekend...

purchased some more of the Cherry Lynn dies - love 'em... made a simple card here WITH the light green Pearl pen I also got....it takes practice making the pearl drops but will sure save some $$ when I get the hang of it...after I used the Cuttlebug to cut the dies...stenciled the card with the negative and then added the dies...ink used is Memento's Bamboo Leaves


entering this post with both cards over at the challenge at Totally Gorjuss - to use punch or die
soooooooo

 still had time to keep stamping and thought I would pop over to a favorite challenge that I havent played at in almost a year...Mo's Digital Challenge

this week their challenge is Summer Vacation - well I wanted to make a little book for my grankids so printed out this adorable image called They Grow So Fast and its summer so their imaginations are at work as they play outside (inside LOL)...


 printed this story off the internet
 and here's the whole card!


used my new Cherry Lynn dies  - the Fanciful Flourish and Italian Flourish. I just cut them to make a border around the image.
The background is retired dp from SU and the cardbase is SU's Not Quite Navy.
Copics used: C2, E00,31,25,29,47...YG03, G99, B95,97
ink is Memento's Danube Blue using sponging technique

ok - this is long enough post...and still a have a few more cards to post (-:
stay cool
hugs
 also entering this one in the challenge at:
Lisa Somerville's Bloggers Challenge
 Totally Paper Crafts - one for the boys

19 comments:

diana queen said...

Oh my gosh!!! This is so cute and you have colored this little scene beautifully. The vines going up the side is a really nice touch!
Hugs! Diana

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful cards! Love the scene you created in the bottom card - fab use of color!

Kerrie said...

Both cards are gorgeous... love how you have created the background on 'Jack and the bean stork'!

debby4000 said...

Oh I love your Jack and Beanstalk book its fab, love the elegant green card too.
luv
Debby

Debbie said...

Your coloring is just amazing!! Your sky so real...and I love you new dies..Thanks so much for joining us over at Mo's this week. Love your take on our challenge

Hugs
Debbie

Olga said...

you are amazing!!!! This is fantastic!!!

Theresa said...

Love the Jack and Beanstalk card! Great use of your new Cheery Lyn dies. Lovely cards.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Wow, wow, wow.... these are truly awesome! Jack and the Beanstalk is a treasure! Thanks for stopping by the blog. It's hard to get going in this heat. It's always great to see a friendly comment.

Elaine L. said...

I love this, Linda! I especially like the vines peeking out from under the image panel. Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

Lori said...

Wow, the pearl pen is awesome, you don't need much more practice I'd say. Love the shadow effect. What a special card/story for your gk's. what child wouldn't love something like this. Heck my teenage dd would love it. Hugs!

Becky said...

I love those pearl pen's, I have a few. I do them on foil paper and use them as I need them. Wonderful card, awesome coloring.

Sue said...

Hi Linda
oh wow this is fabulous, your colouring of this image is fantastic, stunning card, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

{PaperCrafterAnonymous} said...

Wow! Fabulous job on both cards.. what is a word better than fabulous because that is what these cards are..jaw droppingly gorgeous!

Heather
papercrafteranonymous.com

The Other Patti Sue said...

AAAAAmazing! I love both but your gkids card totally rocks!

Ida said...

How cute! You did a fabulous job with this scene.
Thanks for joining the BC Summertime challenge this week.

Kat said...

Love both of your cards, Linda. Great take on our theme. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x

Patti P. said...

Sorry to be MIA...but you know, life! Love the new dies and the layering is a beautiful effect. Jack in the Bean Stalk was always one of my fave stories and I love this image. What a wonderfully creative idea to create a "book". A/C going full blast, thank the Lord for it!
Hope your week is wonderful!

Dorcas said...

Gorgeous coloring on Jack, LInda! I’m so glad you could play with us this week at Mo’s!
Hugs,
Dorcas

♥ Lydia ♥ said...

An adorable card...just love your coloured image and the beautiful sky x
Thanks for joining us at Mo's this week.

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