Tuesday, June 8, 2010

365 Cards - Day 101 - Inchie x 10 & Happy B-Day Mom!

Welcome to another wonderful Wednesday at 365 Cards. Well, I think Pam's hitting the "coffee" again...first I had a "twinchie"challenge, then 10 different patterned papers, and now 10 INCHIES!!! UGH!!! Luckily this super cute set from The Cutting Cafe made this challenge a breeze! But I realized there's another tool I need...a 1 inch paper punch! Cutting these out on my paper cutter didn't work and doing them individually using my 1inch square nestie and Cuttlebug was a bit tedious! Looks like I know what to get with my next "40% off one item coupon" for Ben Franklin Crafts! ;) So here's the inside:


Simple, but I wasn't sure what I would use if for so no inside sentiment...yet!

Here's some other challenges I was inspired by for this one:
1. Crafty Creations Challenges - black, white, and a splash of red
2. Create4Fun - black, white and one color of your choice
3. Everybody-Art-Challenge - Things with Wings
4. Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge - Black, white, and third color of choice
5. pile it on - Quirky
6. Sketch Girl - sketch
7. The Corrosive Challenge Blog!! - use die cuts
8. The Pink Elephant  - the color red, scallops, and a bow: I spread these out to the inside too!


Oh, one more thing before you go...I also started my mom's birthday card this weekend...still gotta finish the inside but wanted to post what I have since I was using several other challenges that are due this week. I tried to incorporate her interests (she likes to grow plants/flowers) and her style into this one...she often embosses white paper for backgrounds and mixes patterns, she LOVES the color So Saffron, stickles (hard to see but the middle of the flowers are stickled), and pearls! Oh yeah, I got the blossom nestie because she had used it on a card too! I was talking to her on the phone while working on this and asked what border punch she'd like me to use...she requested the MS lattice punch as she doesn't have it! So here ya go mom...at least the inside will be a surprise! :) Oh yeah, if I had a butterfly punch to put on here it would be perfect (she LOVES butterflies too), but alas something else I need to buy!


Here's the challenges for this one:
1. A Spoon Full of Sugar - Floral Delights
2. Alphabet Challenge Blog - F for Flowers
3. Bee Crafty - Bloomin' marvelous (flowers + digi)
4. By The Cute And Girly - “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue...”: The embossing folders were old, the ribbon was new, the digi is "borrowed" (okay got it for free!), and there's lots of blue!
5. Charisma Cardz Challenges! - Flowers
6. Clearly Delightful - sketch
7. Clearly Inspired Challenges sponsored by Clear Dollar Stamps - birthdays
8. Curtain Call Color Challenge - whisper white, bashful blue, certainly celery, night of navy: I had to add a little pink and yellow into this one too...yellow for my mom and pink for me!
9. Delightful Inspiration by Designed 2 Delight Digi Stamps: image
10. Digi Doodle Shop’s Best - Buttons: well, I got one on there!
11. For Fun Challenges - birthday card for that special person in your life: can't get more special than my mom!
12. Frosted Designs - buttons: ditto above
13. Fun with Shapes and more - handmade background + something punched or cut
14. Meljen’s Designs - dry embossing
15. My Time to Craft challenge - Xtra Special (make a card for someone special or a special occasion): see above :)
16. Pixie Dust Studio Challenge - punch it out
17. Speedy the Cat’s Friends at Mark’s Finest Papers - buttons and bows: again got one of each...hope that's okay!

Well, that's it for this week. Hopefully I get to make more this coming weekend...been catching up on stuff around the house so I can do that!
Aloha,

51 comments:

Karen said...

Lovely and so pretty too, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle shops Best.
xx

STAMPING SAM said...

Awe, Kimmy, the tears are flowing, but don't worry, they're happy tears! What a wonderful daughter you are to include all my likes into one card and it turned out so beautiful! Maybe the inside will have a picture of you and Malie coz that's 2 more things I love!!!

I'm guessing this is coming in a package because of the bow??? Or you can give it to me when we meet in Salt Lake City? Isn't it wonderful how I help solve life's little problems? Tee-Hee!

Oh, by the way, love the 365 card too...

Have a great day, Love, SAM aka MOM

Georgia Ehrmann said...

so very pretty and I love all the punches (so your Mom was right!lol!). Thanks for using the sketch at Clearly Delightful this week! Thanks for joining us in the challenge. Have a great week!

Judy said...

Oh now I really really like this. Totally am into the colors. Great job hun! Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs

craftyb said...

Your inchie card is fabulous...love how you worked in that perfect sentiment...love the polka dots! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

PS Your mom's card is adorable too! bx

Mary Duffek said...

Love your cards. Creative way to use punches! Thank you for playing along in the Clearly Delightful Blog Challenge. Great card!

Mary Duffek
Moe Joe Designs

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Amazing cards! The inchie card is so cool! Thanks for playing with us at Sketch Girl!

Helen Dooley said...

great cards. Thanks so much for sharing with us at For Fun this week.

CraftyGirl said...

Lovely cards!! You did a fabulous job with all those challenges!! Thanks for making Frosted Designs one of them!!
Barb :)

Lisa said...

Love the cards, Kim! Your Mom is going to love her birthday card and it sounds like you have already made her day...isn't that what this is all about? Thanks for playing along at For Fun Challenges this week!

Anna said...

Super cute! Love the layout and the colors. Thanks for joining us at Pile It On.

Stacey Schafer said...

super cute cards with darling detail! thanks so much for sharing the birthday card with us at the Curtain Call!

li-bee-ti said...

Both cards are fab! I love what you did with the inchie challenge! very creative.
And the card for you mom's birthday is so so beautiful!

Joni Parker said...

These cards are both beautiful!! So different..but both so awesome!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Frosted Designs this week!

Erika said...

Adorable Inchie card!!

Pascale said...

A stunning card I love the image the colouring and the button looks so beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge hugs Pascale

Irena said...

Very beautiful cards :)

CraftinGranny said...

Great birthday cards Kym. Haven't tried inchies and not sure I will because it tooooooo much work for me.....lol Fantastic job!
Thanks so much for joining us at For Fun Challenges this week. Hope to see you back next week.
"Hugs" Carol

KymKreates said...

This is just buttonrific!!!! That is my new word! LOL!!!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best and Good Luck!
KymKreates

made by fifi said...

pretty card - love the embossed background -thanks for joining in the alphabet challenge this week x

Lesley said...

Lovely cards! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Cte and pretty at the same time :-) Thank You for joining us over at BTC&G and Good Luck! x

Monika Reeck said...

I love your bow and button ooh soo lovely coloring too...ADORABLE card..Thanks for joining with us at Digi Doodle Shops Best challenge, hugs, Monika

Faye said...

What a pair of gorgeous cards, love the red one and the sweet image. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at DDSB! :)

www.alittlethisandalotofthat.blogspot.com said...

What beautiful cards.... and thanks for playing with us at Sketch Girl and thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week ...

Harriet

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful cards!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Dry Embossing challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

Katie Renz said...

Fabulous birthday card. Thanks for playing along with us for our Clearly Inspired Challenge this month.

Nana said...

Both are gorgeous, but the love the buggy one. Is way too cute. :)
Thank you for joining us at "PIO", hope to see you again next week!
hugs Nana

Karen Howard said...

Cute card, love all the details!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

oh these are both fabulous! Love the colors you used on both and the bows! thanks for joining us at CDBC!

Laurie Wilson said...

What wonderful cards! The coloring on the floral cup is perfection! I really like how you used the sketch, the bow is gorgeous with the flowers coming out of it. Thanks for playing CDBC6!

Chef Mama Lori said...

Kim, these are such sweet cards! Love them!

Nicole Robertson said...

Kim, I absolutely love your "Just Bug Cause" card. It is so cute and I love the black, red, and white colors!!!!

Lauretta See said...

gorgeous card!!! love your coloring!! Thank you for playing on the Meljens Challenge!! :)

Leonie said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for playing along at EAC!

Leonie ~♥~

Mary Ski said...

Absolutely lovely!! Great color choices, punch choice, sketch,... It is purrfect! Thanks for sharing with us at For Fun Challenges.

K. Joy said...

Very pretty! Love the colors and the embossing! Thanks for playing at the CDBC! :)

Tracey said...

These are gorgeous both so different but fab in their own rights:)

Thanks for playing along at For Fun this week.

Hugs
Tracey
x

Markie's Mom said...

OH, how delightful!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Lovely take on the CDBC sketch. Thanks so much for joining us this month.

Scrappy said...

Kim, both cards are fantastic!

Thanks for Piling it On with us this week! We hope you'll be back next week! :)

Sue Kohler said...

Oh my Kim, what great cards! Thanks for sharing at Curtain Call this week! :)

Makiko Jones said...

Both cards are so lovely!! I especially love those bugs and the design for your first card.
Thank you for joining the FTTC with us.

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

sweet cards !!thanks for joining in our challenge.
hugs tina46
eac-team

Nicole said...

Kim, both cards are so sweet! Love the embossing, pearly, ribbon detailing on the second, though!! Thanks for facing the embossing challenge and I hope to see you play the SPARKLE/BLING challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Nicole ;o)

Silke Ledlow said...

AWWW your inchie card is the BOMB!!! Totally cute!!! So glad you had a chance to play the FTTC with us!!! Hugs ~S~

She said...

oh, this is lovely - thank you for joining us at the alphabet challenge. x

debs said...

both fabby cards and great take on my theme this month at BTC&G..thanks for sharing and good luck!!

Debs x

Julie E said...

Sweet cards! I like all the red and black combined with all those sweet bugs. Such a fun take on the sketch - Thanks for joining us at Sketch Girl!

Maria Matter said...

these are gorgeous Kim!!!
thanks for joining us @ clearly delightful!
blessings!