Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Cuttlebug Challenge Blogspot's Be inspired Challenges 83 & 84

Its time for a NEW Cuttlebug Challenge Blogspot Be Inspired challenge. Today we are creating projects with *PHOTOS* for Be Inspired #84.....

I chose to create a CARD using *photo* scenic designer paper: (hope that counts)  LOL!

The seashells are diecut with Cuttlebug's "From the Sea" dies and then embossed with Cuttlebug's Swiss Dots embossing folder. They are layered, sponged and topped with pearls for added interest.

Stamps: Stampin' Up! sentiment
Paper: Heavy textured Cream CS, Travel Scenic DP, Bazzill textured Brown CS
Ink: Brown StazOn
Accessories: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Cuttlebug Seashell Dies are from the set called; "From The Sea" Pro-die-1120, BasicGrey adhesive half pearls, EK Success Border Punch
Technique: Dry Embossing, Sponging

NEXT up is my card for last week's Be Inspired Cuttlebug Challenge #83 - which was to create for *KIDS*. This is my girly card for that challenge using Cuttlebug's Daisy embossing folder and Cuttlebug Diecut flowers.

Stamps: Newly released characters "Sitting AMY set" & sentiment stamps from Crafty Sentiments.
Paper: Heavy CS - Hotpink, White
Ink: StazOn, Copics, Gel Glitter markers, SU Blending Pen
Accessories: Cuttlebug Daisy folder from "With Gratiture" set & CB Swiss Dots Embossing Folders, Cuttlebug 2x2 Flower Dies, Gem Brads, Martha Stewart Punches, Su Oval Punches Lg & Sm.
Technique: Dry Embossing

Thanks for stopping by today. Don't forget to check out my International Teamie's FABULOUS Be Inspired *photo & kids* creations at the Cuttlebug Challenge Blogspot HERE:

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  Happy Creating!!!  :)


  1. America what can I say your work is AMAZING..That first card knocks my socks off much to look at and soooooo GORGEOUS!! Your second creation is as cute as can be, great colors and darling images!!! LOVE THESE!

  2. Amazing...Both of these are just fabulously creative.

  3. Goooooooorgouussssss!!! Oh my what can I say, I love your beach photo card, and well the happy pink card is a treat for the eyes!

  4. Hi America your Photo card is very inventive love the use of the shapes && the piccy is fab..the girly card is so vibrant fab colour combo & great use of the punches stunning creations.

    Hugs Christine xx

  5. OMG America this is beautiful the photo you used is gorgeous you are just so darn talented love your work.
    Your second card is just to sweet great take on the challenge so glad you posted it.

  6. Such wonderful cards! I just adore the second one though, so bright and fun!

  7. America, your crafty talent is so versatile! You amaze me EVERY.SINGLE.TIME.

    Love your card :)

  8. What a beautiful cards America,i love your images and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  9. Oh America, both of your cards are gorgeous!!!! You amaze me my friend!

  10. Your beach photo card is FABULOUS!! Love love LOVE it America!!

  11. WHOA!!! Two awesome and yet totally different cards!!! The first is incredible with the photo, overlay and all the detailing and the second is totally adorable - gotta love all that pink!!! :)

  12. These are both stunning Girl!! I just love the beach feel and the sheer elegance of the first and the bright cheery colors of the second!

  13. Beautiful projects! Love the details!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Sew Many Challenges!

  14. Beautiful cards, I just love the seashells!!
    Thanks for joining SEW MANY this week.
    Adrina XX

  15. Both cards are AMAZING!!! I love the uniqueness of the first one....the seashells are AWESOME! Thanks for sharing with us at SMC!

  16. both look fantastic, both so different but both beautiful, thanks for playing along with SMC x carol

  17. The photo card is lovely and the pink one is cute. Thanks for joining us this week at Sew Many Challenges!

  18. Both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous! Love the details! Thank you for joining us for this weeks "SEW MANY CARDS CHALLENGE" I look forward to seeing more of your fun crafty work entered in the near future!
    Rach ~ Queen La Ruba

  19. beautiful work hun. Thank you for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge blog! xxx

  20. These are wonderful girile... I am telling you... DD is on your radar, I can feel it! Miss the HM cards... I need to break them out and play in a challenge. Life is so busy, barely making it with the DT stuff as in. End of school, summer... YEA... I will have more time then for fun and keeping up with things. Hope you are doing good!
    Hugs... Stacy

  21. I love both of these. The first one is so amazing. Thanks for playing along with us at Sew Many Challenges. Hugs, Anita

  22. Hi America - thanks so much for your comment and link at Design Dollies! so glad you've found us!

    the colour challenge of brown, blue, green and white has expired and a new colour challenge will be posted today, so i've had to delete your link, but hope you'll play along with the next one! don't forget to link to us in your blog post in order to be eligible for our prize packs!

    thanks for playing in the Dollhouse!

  23. Gosh these are two wonderful cards I love them both but I must say that first one is amazing thank you for joining us at SMC this week.
    Lorraine x

  24. Such gorgeous card and I just love how you have done the seashells on the first one. Thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust Studios Challenge. Karen x

  25. Both of your cards are stunning, but I expecially like the seashells on the first. Thanks for joining us this week at Pixie Dust! I’m having a “Count the Pearls” Contest on my blog
    Here You could win a digi from the new “Pearl” Collection!

  26. WOW, both cards are so very nice! Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Sew Many Cards Challenge.

  27. What amazing cards! I love them both........ but I want to be on the beach. ;)

    Thank you for participating in Sew Many Challenges this week!