Sunday, April 18, 2010
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #55 "World Penguin Day"
It's hard to believe that we're already half way through April. This year is just flying by.
I have another challenge card ready. This week at Stamptacular we are celebrating "World Penguin Day" which isn't actually until April 25th. So the challenge is to make a card using a Penguin or simply use the colors black and white.
This weeks challenge is being sponsored by our very own DT member Paula who is offering a sweet cupcake set of clear stamps and a second sponsor - Creations by Penny, who is offering the winner 8 images of their choice. Now that's pretty generous, don't you think?
I needed to make a wedding card to send my sister back in March so I began work on this card in February! I looked high and low for some black and white dp that I thought would be suitable and I turned to some retired SU papers I've had for years. I also wanted to make a tent card, as that was a challenge card back then. I didn't have a single wedding type image for my card, but the delightful Jacque let me borrow her newest Magnolia image. She also sent me the wonderful wedding cake charm which I put on the bow.
Here is the card I made. I added the splashes of yellow in the flowers because my sister wore a bright yellow dress and had yellow flowers for the wedding party.
I didn't take a straight on photo of the card as I was trying to show how the tent card was formed and so that you could see the sweet wedding couple hanging.
The wedding couple image and the lace banner from the Raising the Ceiling collection are available right now over at Magnolia-licious. I loved how well they turned out...
Since there is really no "inside" to this card I really wanted to make the outside pretty. I didn't have yellow daisies to work with, (those were the flowers she used) but I had some beautiful yellow roses , yellow and white cherry blossoms, and white rosebuds. I punched out the leaves with my MS punch and added the yellow pin for interest. The little white butterflies have small black pearls on them for accent and to complete my bouquet.
Here are the copics I used to make this card...
The card was mailed off to Canada, and arrived in time for my sister's wedding March 20! She was just thrilled to pieces with it, and I'm so pleased for her new found happiness.
I invite you all to give your hand at this week's challenge and see what you come up with.