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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

I Carrot 'bout You

 

I was excited this weekend to finally work on some challenges!  I have been wanting to play in Sue & Allison's challenge Everything Old is New Again Challenge  but hadn't had a chance since their first or 2nd week

This week their challenge was to use an unloved color- Orange.  Well, I had the PERFECT image for this that I just received from Stampotique.  How cool & funky is this Carrot image?  I also stretched myself to use Allison's sketch for the week as well.

I've had a friend in mind the last week and have actually made several cards for friends this past week and will be posting them throughout the week.  She's been having a rough time and I've just had her on my mind.  I wanted to send her a nice quirky card so I hope it will put a smile to her face when she receives it as it's so NOT her style of card...but that's why I know it might give her a little chuckle.

If you haven't already joined us at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge- head on over there and join us, it's an easy theme this week- "LOVE".

Here's a 2nd card I did with just a little different layout.


Card details:
Stamps:  Carrot & I Carrot 'Bout You from Stampotique Originals
Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie & SEI Black Orchid, Stamper's Select
Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic markers
Accessories:  Orange You Fabulous ribbon from Clear & Simple Stamps, Black Brads from Designer Mix Clear & Simple Stamps

10 comments:

Susie said...

Kim - Fabulous cards, both of them. Your friend will love them. Great take on Allison's sketch.

Kim said...

LOL...this card makes me giggle!! I just adore it!!

Nicki(CSS) said...

loving that sentiment! great cards - its great to see vibrant colors.

Tanya Rudd said...

Oh this is Adorable! I just have to get this image. You worked it just wonderfully.

Hugs
Tanya

Lisa Somerville said...

Cute image, thanks for the giggle!

Allison said...

OMG...what an image! Love your take on the sketch (I almost want to use it again myself!). And you rocked the orange!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

I "carrot" bout U 2 GF....and this image is just too fun and funny! Marvy job with the colors and layout! hugz

rozie640 said...

OH MY GOSH this card is so stinkin cute! Just love it.

Kristen said...

Kim, this is a very cute card! Makes me smile

Tina said...

Kim, Hi

this is a very cute card. the image is so odd but still cute-weird? I love the color orange but so true it is hardly used.

Your friend will surely smile when she sees this.

xo
tina
mommyscrapsalot

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