Thursday, August 30, 2012

Dutch Dare Card challenge - #180

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Hello Everyone!!!  I haven't made the announcement on my blog but I did post the badge :D  I am now part of the wonderfulDutch Dare Card Challenge.  I'm so very excited about this!!!  I've been playing their challenge for awhile when I could and now I get to be a DT!!!  How very cool is this!

So this week the challenge is Floral Fantasy.  And our wonderful sponsor is 
Crafty Sentiments

For my DT card I have used an image that I had used previously but that I really love.  It's from Eureka and it's called Butterfly and Bluebonnet. 
I usually would have done this card in blues... but I had a request for it in orange so I was happy to oblige.  I think it turned out good anyway :D.  When you have a beautiful image you can't really go wrong I find.

The paper is from KI- Memories I got it at Michaels I think last year (yup it's a stop on every vacation in the States!) and I used some cardstock from DCWV - bright &Jewels.  Some of the other DP are from my stash (I just love it when I can take some scrap and use it).  I have cut out the image and the paper underneath with Label 1 spellbinder.  I used my scallop and classic circle as well for the sentiment.

Here's a closer look at the digi that I colored using copics.


And a look at the special sentiment that I created for this card.


I hope that I will have the chance to see your wonderful creations for this challenge Dutch dare card challenge.

I've had a lot of trouble finding sentiments in French so I made my own and I thought you might like it :D  So here's it is if you want.  Please send people to my blog to get it and don't share on websites.



I followed this sketch with I adapted a bit to make a 5x7 card:


I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
  1. Eureka stamps - Anything goes
  2. Whoopsi Daisy  - 2 patterned papers (I actually used 3 on this card)
  3. Cupcake craft challenges - flowers
  4. Kaboodle doodles - A tribute for someone older than us :D  I would say that celebrating 85 years of age qualifies for this!!!
  5. Sketch saturday - sketch
  6. Lej designs challenge - anything goes
  7. The paper shelter - loads of layers
Hope you have a wonderful Thursday!  We are almost the weekend :D  It's fun to now have a post going up on this day!  And for us... it means a long weekend... it's Labor day!!!!  YAY!!!!

Hugs and don't  forget if you are a follower to join in on my giveaway.  It's the 1st post up there :D

Vicky
xo






23 comments :

  1. Vicky this is just beautiful. The colours and design work so well. Congrats on your new DT position. Wishing you a fab Thursday.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    Doing Life
    Digistamps4Joy DT Member
    Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member

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  2. Big congrats on your DT spot! Your card is beautiful. Love all those papers together and the image is so pretty on it.
    Hugs,
    Eret

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  3. Congrats on your new dt! Love your card and paper choices. It looks great in oranges.

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  4. This is beautiful. Great coloring!
    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodles Doodles!
    Michelle

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  5. I have that Bluebonnet digi and it looks incredible in orange, Vicky! Congrats on the new DT. I love playing at Dutch Dare so will probably see you there whenever possible. :-D

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  6. A great card full of colour and a great image
    Thanks for joining in the lejdesigns challenge and good luck
    Janet

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  7. Very pretty! I love your bow! Thanks for playing along with us at Eureka Stamps this week!

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  8. Great image and love the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Tribute to Someone Older than Us” Challenge!

    Kath
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
    http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

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  9. Wonderful Vicky. I love the fall colors you used. It look fantastic. Don't you just love Labels 1. I got the Grand Nestabilities Label 1 today and can't wait to use it. Great Job hun, joann sassy raggedy

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  10. very pretty card, love the punch you used!!! thanks for joining us at the kaboodle challenge

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  11. Beautiful card, love the colours & design.fabulous image! Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy... May x

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  12. This is lovely! Thanks for playing with us over at Whoopsi Daisy this week!
    Hugs,
    Karen C (WD DT)
    www.busybusyhoneybee.wordpress.com

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  13. Your card turned out very nice, orange isn't the easiest colour for cardmaking but you did a great job! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday!
    Alex H.

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  14. lovely card
    thank you for joining in the challenge at LEJ Designs this week
    hugs
    Debbi x
    http://taylor-madecards.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Great card. Thanks to joining us at the kaboodle challenge.

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  16. Gorgeous card the colours, design and that image are super, thank you for joining our challenge at TPS this week.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  17. lovely card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Tracey

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  18. Gorgeous flower card, great design!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Craft Challenges.

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  19. Beautiful card, love the image, so pretty, congrats on the DT. Hugs

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  20. Lovely card! Are you counting the days like me for when Michaels opens up here in Montreal? Can't wait! Congrats on your new DT!
    <3 Emily L.

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    1. Wow just realized that you're from MTL!!!! How cool is that and yes counting the days lol but I think they are opening up in the suburbs 1st like Vaudreuil...

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  21. Love the papers! Beautiful card. Thanks for joining in at LEJ Designs Challenge this week! Good luck xx

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