Wednesday, May 27, 2009

A Couple of Crafty Secrets Cards

Today I have two cards both made with Crafty Secrets Stamp Sets for two different challenges.

The first card was made for the Crafty Secrets Challenge on Paper Craft Planet. It was suppose to be a Limited Supply Challenge. We were only suppose to use 1 image, 2 different designer papers, and ONLY 3 Embellies. Well, I don't do well with limitations, I NEVER play the Limited Supply Challenge on Splitcoaststampers, but my good friend Darlene was hosting this challenge, so I had to try. But, as always, I failed. I ended up using 8 embellies. I'm so naughty. I just couldn't bear the thought of not adding more embellies to a Crafty Secret Card. The images are made to be layered and embellied! But Darlene forgave me. Sorry Darlene, I'll try harder next time! LOL! Now, onto the details of the card. The image is from 'Garden Girls' and is colored with Prismacolored Pencils and Gamosol. The Designer Paper is DCWV 'Garden Party' Stack. Card stock colors are Pretty in Pink, White, and Chocolate Chip. I put Stickles on the little girl's necklace and the the first letter of each word. The butterflies are cut out from the designer paper in the 'Garden Party' stack and are very glittery in real life.

My second card I made for last week's challenge on Splitcoaststampers. We were challenged to put as many circles on our card as possible. I used the image from 'Sweet Kids' and colored it with Prismacolored Pencils and Gamosol. The Designer Paper is from DCWV 'Nana's Nursery: Baby Girl Stack'. Card stock colors are Regal Rose and White. My circles are in both of the designer papers, the brads, the umbrella in the image, all the Nesties, AND I even put the sentiment in a circle in the inside of the card. Is that enough circles? LOL!

Well I don't know about you, but its been raining for two days. Enough already! Let the sun shine! LOL! Have a great day! Amy


  1. These are both gorgeous Amy!! I don't do well with limited embellies either. I do try to think out of the box and do the LSC on SC. You did beautifully!

  2. Super cute cards. They are both just lovely.

    (I fixed your link on my blog..thanks for bringing it to my attention. Sorry!)

  3. Both the images have such a pretty, vintage feel to them. I like the choice of patterned papers - really enhances the theme.

    For the first card, you may have used 8 total embellishments but you only used 3 types of embellishments so that counts in my book :-)

    You did a great job incorporating circles on your second card. They are everywhere!

    Re your comment about your daughter's dress... you do have that advantage of he knowing the style that looks best and having a perfect figure. And you are right, you can't pass up the JoAnns discount to make the dress for that little a price.

  4. Amy these are soooo wonderful!! I just love these sweet images! Beautiful details and work them!!

  5. Amy these are great. I had to laugh about sweet Darlene's challenge. I am so bad at adding embellishments. I can never seem to add any.. Your card looks terrific. You know right where to add everything. Super job.

  6. Well my friend, if you failed then so did I and I'm the one hosting the challenge!!! LOL!!! I also had 3 TYPES of embellishments vs a total count of 3 and that was perfectly fine! Your creations are always perfectly balanced and I just LOVE them! Keep up your good inspirating work!!
    Did you post your second card to the forum over on SCS ... the other girls will love seeing this creation too!!!


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