Sunday, April 11, 2010

Magical Monday - Merry Wishes

Aloha and E Komo Mai to another edition of Magical Monday at There's Magic in the Air with Paper Cupcakes! This week's challenge uses the super cute image "Merry Wishes" by Nina and is set by Nilla. She wants us to use any shades of Blue/green/white (Make these colors the main theme for your project). Gotta admit I love this combo and got to use some of my favorite SU! colors (soft sky and kiwi kiss) to make this one! Sponged the sky and grass with those colors, colored the sheep with Prismacolor markers, did some white fun flocking on the body of the sheep, popped up his/her head and the balloon, and stickled the balloon. I erased the hat streamers and balloon string before printing and then added them back in with blue raffia cord. I also drew in a little heart shaped nose as I thought s/he needed one! I really went overboard with the inside on this one but like how it turned out:
I cropped the balloon from the original image, copy and pasted it several times, added the sentiment and printed it out. I then drew in the balloon strings and sponged soft sky around the edge. The sentiment is from a stamp set I have but I wanted a different size, so I typed it and played with the font.

Here's some other challenges for this one:
1. Clean & Simple - layout
2. digital tuesday challenge - blue and white plus one other colour of your choice + digi
3. Everything but the kitchen sink - String (missed the deadline on this one)
4. Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge - “bought it use it”: I bought that large scallop punch a while ago and finally used it!
5. Hand Full of Stamps - Digi It
6. Quixotic Challenges - The Joys of Spring
7. Raise the Bar - Let's Spring for It!
8. Res-Q Challenge - 3 from a list of things: I used blue, dies, punch, spring, and square on this one (I'm not sure I totally understood this challenge so if I didn't get it, please let me know) :)
9. Scrappy Frogs Challenge Blog - 3 from a list of things: I used diecuts, sponging, and digi
10. Stamp, Scrap, and Doodle Saturdays - Birthday card or gift

Thanks for stopping by again on this Magical Monday and can't wait to see what you all come up with! You could win 2 FREE imgaes from the Paper Cupcakes store!

Aloha,

16 comments:

Sparkle said...

This is darling!

Sue W said...

Great card Kim - love the little nose you gave this image too!

STAMPING SAM said...

Oh shoot, I'm not the first, but I did sleep in today (5:30 - of course, it's a work day!) Love the softness of this card and soft sky is one of my most favorite colors! Nice work DD, have a great day...Love SAM aka MOM

Patti said...

You are so inventive! I love the way you dressed up our cute little image and the inside is awesome!

Selma said...

Very cute Kim. Love your clouds and the flocking on the lamb. As always, the inside is beautiful too.

Danielle said...

Wonderful card Kim! I just love all those fluffy clouds in the sky - wow! And the colour combo is beautiful - definitely spring!! Great job on finishing the inside of the card too!
Hugs, Danielle

Angie Cortes said...

WOW..This is BEAUTIFUL! I love the cloud background and the inside is just a beautiful as the outside!! Thanks for playing along at SSDS!!

Linda L said...

This is the sweetest card! I love the image and the way you popped up the head. Great idea!
Thanks you for joining us at SSDS this week.
I am having a blog celebration at my blog and I would love to have you join in the fun.
Hugs,
Linda
http://cardsbylinda.blogspot.com

Stephanie said...

This is just too cute! I love the sentiment, the hat and the balloon. Great job and thanks for sharing with us at Scrappy Frogs. Hugs, stephanie

Denise said...

you totally got his challenge right! Your card is adorable and your sky is fabulous! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

Nilla said...

Fabulous card, Kim! Love the grass and all balloons on the inside! Fantastic! Hugs Nilla

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is beautiful and so well done! Thanks for joining us at Raise The Bar!

AmandaB said...

This card is adorable!! I love the sheep stamp and the colors you used.. Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers this week..

Amanda:0)

Nina said...

Fab card Kim, love how you popped some things 3-D and how you did hte balloon with the ribbon and hat! just a super card and the inside as well, as always!

Trish Hughes said...

super cute, love it!!! thanks so much for playing along with HFOS.
Trish

Mindy (Scrappy and Piggy) said...

this is so cute!!! I love how you popped his little head up from his body. thanks for joining us at scrappy frogs.