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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Card making with DD

Friday evening my daughter (8-yrs old) wanted to make cards with me. (I think it was a stall tactic to avoid cleaning her room, but I enjoyed the time with her any how.)

She picked "Cherry on Top" from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff Sweet Stuff digital stamp set. She colored using her own pencils, my glitter pens, and used the same paper as I was using. (Details below.) Inside she wrote "Have a very cherry day". If you can, please leave her some comments, she loves reading them.

I made this card using the Mojo Monday (#119) sketch for inspiration. The grumpy cow (isn't she cute?) is from the Rusty Pickle's Digital Delights. I don't know about you, but I have definitely had "those" days...or so my husband tells me. :)

This card also qualifies for Crafty Creations challenge #48 - make your new year glitter. Although it doesn't show up really well in the photo, the polka dot paper is glittery and I used a glitter pen on the cow bell, the bow, and the edges of the flower. The ribbon is also shimmery.

It also qualifies for the What's Digital Stamping Group recycling challenge on Yahoo. The buttons were pulled off a card I received quite a while ago. The ribbon is also recycled. (It was still sticky on one end and has some snags which I put under the DP panel.) I am not sure where it came from but it was at the bottom of my ribbon basket. I wanted to used more recycled items but it just did not work out.

By the way, come join us in the What's Digital Stamping Group on Yahoo. It is free to join and the members share tips and trade advice (including where to find freebie). Everyone is welcome whether you are experienced with digital stamps or just trying them out for the first time.
Other challenges:

Pile It On challenge #29-Anything digital

Creative Card Crew - Anything goes

My Time to Craft #72 - Anything goes

Little Red Wagon challenge - #9 Flowers

Bee Crafty challenge - #20 Circles (and must have something digi)

Hand Full of Stamps - #9 It's All About the Red

Lots to Do - Free Theme

Crazy for Challenges - C4C18 Polka dots

Thank you for looking!

Cupcake image - Sweet Stuff from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff
Card bases - Pure Luxury white card stock from Gina K
Images printed on Georgia Pacific white card stock
All other paper - Love Nest from My Mind's Eye
Martha Stewart punch around the page double loop punch (on cupcake card)
Flower from Close to My Heart
All inks & markers from Stampin' Up except the Close to My Heart Vineyard Berry sponged around cow
Sakura clear glitter pen
Misc. ribbon, button, twine


Vicki said...

My Goodness! That's a lot of challenges! I have a hard time with one!!

Your daughter did an awesome job with her card! That's some terrific coloring! And loved her choice of colors!

And that cow is precious! Love that image! Great work Ladies! Blessings to you!

Rhonda said...

Both cards are wonderful. Your cow card is very cute.
I can't believe what a great job your Daughter did. I see some competition coming
Great Job to both of you!

Karen Howard said...

Love the grumpy cow... and yes, I do have days like that too! TFS!

Karin said...

Great job coloring the cupcake sweetheart! You take after your talented mom whose cow card is fab! Love the sentiment with that image :)

Tegan said...

Haha! Cute 'Mood Swings' image! Both are great cards, but mine is definitely the cow one :)

Happy New Year.

Bee said...

Super 'Moo'd' card and love all the circles, unfortunately we've just moved onto challenge 21 'Thank You Cards.' I do hope you'll pop back and join in that challenge :)

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderful cards! I love those memories of crafting with my daughters when they were younger. Love both of the cards! Happy New Year!

thefrugalcrafter said...

tell your daughter that her card is beautiful and unlike a clean room the card will stay made but the room will always need to be cleaned LOL!...OK maybe you won't want to pass along my housekeeping wisdom...I love both cards! Thanks for doing the recycle challenge, be sure to let the digistamping group see:)

Kathy said...

Love both cards! Your daughter is very talented!

Lea L. said...

Both cards are wonderful! Tell your daughter she did a fabulous job...I am such a sucker for cupcakes!! Great job with the C4C Challenge!


Desert Designs said...

Cheryl, both cards are lovely! I love the coloring your DD did on the cupcake and the sentiment she chose and the "mood" of your cow card is perfect!

Joanne said...

Great cards! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)

Firenze said...

LOLOLOL - LOVE that Cow!
Firenze Cards

Chrissie said...

Yummy card!
Thanks for joining us at My Time to Craft this time. Happy New Year!

Carolyn Wolff said...

Love that cow and the verse. Great job. Thanks for playing along with LRW!

Regan said...

awe these are great....thanks for playing with us at LRW

*Alison* said...

super cute cards.. :) so fun!!!HUGS

~stop by my blog for the new digital stamp wed.. :)

crafty creations said...

beautiful cards from both of you. I shall put Elizabeths card in the slideshow on Saturday

Thanks for joining the Lotstodo Challenge - hope to see you on the 9th when a new challenge will be posted xx Hilda

Sandy said...

Wow - your dd made the top card? How old is she? It's gorgeous! Love the colors, the great border and I would be so pleased to ever receive a card like that!

Deanna said...

Adorable, love the cow!
Thanks for playing with us at LRW!

my5bratz said...

great cards gals, well done :0)

acreativeneed said...

Love the cupcake card your daughter made!! The sentiment she chose is so sweet and her coloring looks great!! Your card is so cute too, and thanks so much for sharing these with us at Crafty Creations challenges!!

PaperCrafty said...

Darling card!! We do hope that you will come back and join us for our current challenge (#21-Thank You cards).

Bee Crafty Challenge

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