Monday, May 7, 2012

1st DT Post

I'm so very excited!  This is my 1st DT post for Tammy scrapin corner.  This week our amazing sponsor is Bugaboo stamps 
  
you know how much I really {heart} their images ;)  This was so much fun for me.


This is challenge #9 and it's show me those punches and/or Die cuts.


I chose for this card to do a card for my mother-in-law.  As my followers know she is dying as we speak from cancer.  This will be her last Mother's day.  So I wanted to create something special for her.  She was such an inspiration for me that I thought I would use my very 1st DT card for her!


  I used both punches and dies on my card and will describe afterwards.
I really love using digis because you can do all sort of cool things with them.  I needed another ladybug to represent us (we are a family of 6).  So I used the 3rd ladybug and reversed it so it would be facing the other ones.  You can see it at the bottom left corner.

I also really stacked my ladybugs.  You can see it better with this picture:
I wanted to have a 3D effect.  Here's the recipe for my card:
  • Ladybugstack image from Bugaboo
  • Sentiment is from Impression obsession
  • I used the Label 13 nestabilities as well as Rose creations for the flowers that I made with crepe paper at the top left corner of the card.  And I broke my cuttlebug "c" plate doing that... :(
  • I also used one of my creative memory border punch it's the middle yellow border
  • I colored them with copics
  • I used a cuttlebug embossing folder 
I followed this sketch:

I really hope that you will join us for this weeks challenge at Tammy scrapin corner it's a great time to use your punches and/or dies ;)  We all love them.  


I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Have a great week every one!!!!

Vicky
xo



18 comments :

  1. Oh Vicky - such a sweet card!!Love all the elements from your embossing to your flowers! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge!

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  2. Vicky, your post is very touching. I did not know about your MIL and I do wish you and your family my best wishes. You have made a very creative and loving card for her. We are so glad to have you with us at TSC. Sassy Raggedy

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  3. CONGRATULATIONS on your first DT post, lovely creation, thanks for sharing your card with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  4. Oh! what a sweet card! love the fun colored ladybugs, and of course the sweet flowers!
    thanks for joining us for the Sassy Cheryl May Flowers challenge this week!
    hugs
    Judy

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  5. I'm so sorry to hear about your MIL! My prayers are with you!
    What a fabulous Mother's Day card. She is going to LOVE IT! Simply beautiful.
    Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl's MAY FLOWERS challenge.

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  6. Congrats V, I'm very proud of you! xo

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  7. Hugs to you Vicky! So glad you'll have this Mother's Day with her - beautiful card.

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  8. just beautiful and a great take on the sketch this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  9. What a Fantastic Card!! Love the Image & The Design!! Great Job!! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge!! Come back and play with us again soon!!

    Many Blessings,
    Tina

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  10. Congrats on your DT and your first creation is fabulous and shows how awesome you are!

    Shelby

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  11. Well done! Cutest graphics! And your color scheme is just wonderful too!
    Hugs
    Tammy Louise

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  12. Fab card - love all those ladybirds!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

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  13. This is so pretty :)
    Thanks for joining us for Di's Digi Challenge & Good Luck!
    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

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  14. always refreshing to see bugaboo and thats a fab card thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Downloads hugs Jess

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  15. Such a pretty cute for our Spring theme at Di's Digi Designs Challenge! Thanks for participating, Shelly x

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  16. Urm I meant to say pretty & cute card ;)

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