Wednesday, June 4, 2014

A Get Well Kangaroo and Fun News!

Coffee of the Day - Toffee Creme

Hello to all of you, and Happy Hump Day! say what you will, but man oh man, that camel makes me giggle every single time! ;)

One day last week I received a coolio email from Monica over at Add a Little Dazzle. you might recall that she sponsored our metal challenge at Pile it On. Imagine both my surprise and excitement when she asked if I would be interested in joining her Design Team! of course I said 'yes' right away! the metal sheets I had tried were so much fun to use. I knew I wanted the chance to play with them a lot more often!

so today is my first official post as a team member. we have a new challenge and the theme is to use some vellum on your projects.  Please be sure to stop over at the Add a Little Dazzle blog to see what everyone has created to inspire you. you are not required to use products from the Add a Little Dazzle store on your projects, but if you do, you'll get an extra entry into the prize drawing!

To create the sentiment, I took a portion of the Perfect Peacock sheet metal and cut it in my Big Shot with a Paper Smooches 'get well' sentiment die. I know I have said this before, but gosh, this stuff cuts like soft butter! the edges stay so nice and smooth, so no chance of getting cut. I use my Tombow all purpose glue in the green and white bottle to adhere it. (or staples like I did here)

My card also uses a precious kangaroo image from A Day for Daisies, paper from the Basic Grey Fresh Cut collection, and Prima flower. the vellum was first embossed with the Basic Grey Snow Cap embossing folder, then lightly inked in pale pink. the card base was spritzed with Calico White Mr. Huey's.  a bit of washi tape, some buttons, and pink wired ribbon tied in a bow complete the card.

A Day for Daisies - kraft
Inky Chicks - metal embellishment (staples & sentiment)
Tuesday Throwdown - use paint or mist
Craft-Dee Bow Z - anything goes with a handmade bow
Cutie Pie - embossing
CCC Digi Creations - digi and die cut
East Wind - embossing
Cupcake Inspirations - photo inspiration and flowers
Ditzie Digi Design - anything goes
Lacy Sunshine - dies and/or punches
Sunday Sketch - sketch
Catch the Bug - recipe: kraft, embossing and a pop of color
Sister Act - any card goes
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - embossing
Crafting at the Weekend - anything goes
Scribble and Scrap - anything goes
Nutcrafters - animals or insects
Whimsy Inspires - bingo: ribbon, flowers, sentiment


Desire Fourie said...

Congrats on your new dt position. Your card is just so fun and I love the bow.
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Donna Maligno said...

Great looking get well card! Love all the elements you introduced to create interest. Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ June challenge and sharing your lovely work.

Anita said...

Congrats! Beautiful project!

Carole said...

Super card Jennifer, great take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us this week @ Sunday Sketch & Stamp.
Happy Crafting
Carole xXx

Sandra said...

beautiful card again and congrats on the DT post Jennifer!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the get well with the metal!

Lene said...

Sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Lacy Sunshine. Hugs, DT Lene

Unknown said...

Oh, my God, this is the best card ever! I never thought that this kangaroo could look so amazing! The layout, those buttons and splatters - splash of colors all together - perfect!
Have a fun day, Jennifer... :)

Tina said...

adorable, such pretty details and image
thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

sweetie dt

Verna Angerhofer said...

Love your card and congratulations!

Rhonda Miller said...

That's great news Jen! Congrats. I love your card. That kangaroo is so cute.

Crafty Judith said...

loving this card hun and thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown very good luck Judith DT x

Barbara Bruder said...

Your get well card is sure to cheer up the recipient. Great bow!! Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Also, Craft-Dee BowZ is having our June Blog Hop. We’d love it if you can join in the hop. Leave comments on the DT posts to be eligible for the prize.

kanatanewf said...

I think this may be the first card I have ever seen with a kangaroo! Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! Sheena B

Nance said...

Congrats on your DT post! Very lovely and sweet card! Thanks for sharing it at Cupcake Inspirations! Nance, DT

Emily Thubbron said...

Congrats Jen on your new DT position. Your card is great. Love the colors. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week for our Use Paints or Mists challenge.

Emily T.
DT Member

Alyx said...

So pretty! Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

Penny said...

Congrats on your new DT! :^)
Love the fun design & details on your card--especially that get well sentiment! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Have a great weekend!

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! Thanks so much for joining us for our May Recipe Challenge at Catch the Bug, Don’t forget to check out The Bug Blog for our new Challenge that starts tomorrow!

mulberry station said...

Beautiful card! I love your colors and beautiful design. thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug.

Jen Leeflang said...

Oh what a beautiful card - I LOVE the die cut sentiment. Thanks so much for joining our ANYTHING GOES challenge at the Catch the Bug blog. Good luck in the draw for the winner!
Jen Leeflang
PS : Please come along and join us for the new challenge which starts later today.

DonnaMundinger said...

Congrats on your new DT gig, Jennifer. What a wonderful first "official" card. Love the embossed vellum and fab details. Thanks so much for joining our Embossing Challenge at TEW. xxD

Indy's Designs said...

This cute card is sure to help anyone get better! So glad you were inspired by this week's flower theme at Cupcake Inspirations Challenge! Good luck! Hope you will join us for our new challenge!

Unknown said...

Awesome work, thank your for sharing over at Lacy Sunshine and good luck! Kerry DT xx

Crafty Judith said...

Hi hun and ty for linking up at Tuesday Throwdown fabulous make and very good luck Judith DT x

Helen said...

A really lovely card.

Thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge.

Helen x

Emily Lauritzen said...

So very cute! Congrats on your new DT position!
I love the ink splatters and the gorgeous detailing on the vellum!
Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
<3 Emily L.-DT

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the new DT gig , hope you have a blast , Your card is very cute , love the splatters and all the details.Thanks for joining us at Chocolate ,Coffee and Cards for the Embossing challenge . DT - Crystal

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Super project, very cute..

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