Sunday, September 18, 2011

Challenges Galore

Busy, busy, busy today.  The weekends are usually the only time I get to craft, so here's what I've been working on today...

My first challenge to share is for this week's CAS-ual Fridays Challenge (CFC20).  This week's requirement was to make a mini card no larger than 4"x4"...mine ended up being 3"x4".
I thought this picture showed PTI's impression plate a little better.  For the pineapple body, I first tapped on yellow, followed by orange, and then very lightly with brown, which came through more than I wanted...oh well, I guess it's a very ripe pineapple...hehehe.

Next, we have a card for this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge (PDCC99)...
I just found out that my best friend (since 5th grade!) is pregnant, so I thought I would make a cute and fun card for her.  In case you were wondering, I used metal dots for the headlights...couldn't decide to use these, or glossy accent.

And one last one for the day...here's this week's CASE Study (CSC57) - a card by Julie Lacey, and my ode to Halloween...

That's all folks...hope you have a wonderful week.

Live well,
Trina

Card Recipe:  CAS-ual Fridays Challenge (CFC20)
Stamps:  First Fruits (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  White
Ink:  Jumbo Java, Thatched Straw, Pumpkin Spice (Tsukineko); Chamomile (Papertrey Ink)
Etc:  Impression Plate (Papertrey Ink)

Card Recipe:  Play Date Cafe Challenge (PDCC99)
Stamps:  Enjoy the Ride, A Little Argyle (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  White (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Pretty Petunia, Thatched Straw (Tsukineko)
Etc:  Die (Papertrey Ink); Metal Dots (Wal-Mart)

Card Recipe:  CASE Study (CSC57)
Stamps:  Halloweenie, Falling for You (Paper Smooches)
Paper:  White, Kraft, True Black (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Cloud White, Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko); Ribbon (A Muse)



8 comments:

  1. WOW! What a fantastic collection of challenge cards :) I love that pineapple against the fabby texture, so glad you shared with us at CAS-ual Fridays! AND, your colors are perfect and congrats to your BFF! Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  2. These are all fabulous! Love the headlights on your VW! Congrats to your friend :)

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  3. Wow, great job, Trina! You do not waste your weekends! I can never choose a favorite from your cards, but I love the sophisticated look of the Halloween cards, and the color fading on the pineapple is so pretty!

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  4. Wow, Trina! They're all fantastic! I started thinking "Cute pineapple" (I love pineapples), then moved on to "Great idea!" for the baby on board (and I loved the metal dots), and then lastly "WOW!!" that CASE works so well and is so different to the original!

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  5. Trina, thanks for mentioning the pencil/baby oil art you did with Kendyl! I've got to try that with Emma and Jacob - so fun!

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  6. They are all super cute, but I especially love the little VW car! So cute.

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  7. What beautiful cards, all perfect for their respective challenges! Glad to have you playing along with us at both CASE Study and the Play Date Cafe!

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  8. Wow, awesome work!!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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