Thursday, February 16, 2012

Delightful Challenges

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** Really.  I want you to see my card.  Pleeeease.**

Hi there!  Thanks for coming back for this week's challenge at Delightful Challenges which is....

Use your scraps

This is always a great challenge, because we all know that scraps are always around!  So I created my card with a quilt in mind.  I don't know why I would think quilt when playing with a snail image, but hey, it worked for me.  This sweet little image is Sandy the Snail.

I did use a great sketch from Clean & Simple Stamping  and this also fits the challenge (in my opinion) at CASual Fridays for paper piecing.

I hope you decide to join us this week to create a bunch of lovlies while making your scrap stash a little smaller.

Image: Sandy the Snail
Card stock: Neenah Classic Crest, Black, Yo-Yo Yellow
Paper: Citrus Matstack (DCWV)
Copics: BG05, RV10, RV13, YG00, YG03, YR04
Black (Prismacolor)
Tools: Apron Lace border punch (Fiskars), Oval cutters (CM)
Embellishments: blue buttons (my stash)

6 Encouraging Thoughts:

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Your card is so fab Melissa and that image is a real sweetie I don't know how I missed him! Love your quilt effect too, hugs Susan x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Such a cute card hun, love the papers & the stitching finishes it of perfectly!
Hugs Shell xx

Larelyn said...

It's a simply adorable card! The quilt idea is wonderful and your image is just too cute.

Wendy Hall said...

Fabulous Melissa:) Love the patchwork!
Wendy (aka Louby Loo)

Marie said...

Ahh such a cute snail, Melissa. Your did a fantastic job on that lovely quilt. Love the faux stitching.

Theresa said...

Look at that cute little smile and pink very adorable!!

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