Tuesday's challenges and a few from a crop

Happy Tuesday everyone!! I have fallen behind on blogging again. However, I have made quite a few cards and projects while away. Hopefully this will justify my inability to keep my blog updated a couple of times a week.
Lately, I am feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the new card challenge blogs. I want to do all the challenges but just have not mastered this task yet. Hmm. One day soon I hope.
First, My Sketch World had a cyber crop last weekend and it was loaded with challenges, make-n-takes, and games. I had fun completing a few challenges. I type few because I managed to complete 4 and there were over 14! Lucy started this site and has an incredible DT for scrapping and card making. The forum is really active and has something to appeal to all. Check it out!

Here are two of the challenges I did:

First was for a paper bag gift card holder:

Supplies used are October Afternoon County Fair paper, Making Memories rub on and green ribbon, Target purple rhinestones, Wright's purple ribbon, DMC purple floss, and button from craft supply

Next is a monogram card I made for a dear friend:

Supplies used are American Crafts Spring/Summer High Tea paper, Cherry Arte Lime Zig Zag paper, Uniball gel pen, Heidi Swapp black chipboard letter, and Kaiser Craft green rhinestones.

Next I have the 2S4Y weekly sketch. It's Laura's #20! So happy that their blog generates so many talented card makers from all over the world. It's amazing! This week the DT used Creative Cuts and More die cut bags or cards for their creations. I do not have Creative Cuts so I used a K & Co. Beyond Postmarks tri fold card for my card. Here it is:

Here is the inside of the card:

Supplies used are Pink Paislee Sweet Cakes and Office Lingo paper, Cloud 9 Sparkle rub-on, Darice rhinestone.
Another new site that I am addicted to is Card Patterns. They have weekly card sketches to challenge card makers. It's their 3rd week and many are joining in on these great sketches.

Supplies used are Pink Paislee Office Lingo and Sweet Cakes pattern paper and alphabet stickers, Bazzill card stock, Quickutz stamp, Vibrance red ink, Darice red rhinestones, Kaiser craft pink flowers, CK Orange silk flower, Wight's green ribbon, and button and brad from craft supply.

That's it for now! I hope to be back later this week with lots more but you never know. ;-) Thank you for coming by and checking out my cards. I greatly appreciate it! Happy Tuesday!


Linda Beeson

Getting money is always great but to receive it in that adorable card would be WONDERFUL! Cute stuff.


Hey doll! Been seeing your lovely face over at Vintage Plum. You make amazing cards!!
And I love the term 'papertrails'..so perfect! ;P
Have a great rest of your week!


I love these...your cards just get more and more beautiful. You are truly talented. I love coming here and getting inspired.


Wonderful! Love the pocket on the top card-terrific presentation!!

Laura Davis

This is so cool how your card opens and it's darling to boot!


You've been busy....I love all your cards, especially the American Crafts w/the butterfly!!

Calia Yang

okay i am loving that paper bag card!!! that is just too innovative!


Wow, your projects are all soooo stunning! Just cute cute cute!!!

AUsome mom

Everything you do is genius! I love all the spring colors you've used. Everything is so well put together. Thanks for your nice comment on my blog! I'll be back here for sure!


all your projects are just fabulous!


Hi Sweetie! I am your partner in Emilie's St. PAtrick's Day Swap! Please e-mail me your info so I can send you something FUN!! Yippee! Lori toosillysisters@cox.net


Beautiful card !!! Great job !!


Some really fantastic card here! They're all just beautiful! ♥


Wow, a lot of lovely cards over here. Love your work! Great use of colours.


Oh wow!!! gorgeous cards!!!! I really love your paper bag gift card holder!! What a neat idea!!! TFS!


So many beautiful cards! They are all so simply perfect :)


Hiya! I love the gift card! TFS!


Beautiful Cards Amy!!


Your cards are lovely Amy, but especially the first one. I love the way it opens up showing that pretty pocket inside :o)


Beautiful cards! I love how you stitched the ribbon on the first one.


awesome cards!!!!

Lea L.

Lots of super sweet cards!! They are darling! Great job with all the sketches and challenges! I love all the card challenges that are out there too...I think you just have to pick the few that really catch your eye each week. Too many challenges, too little time...but I love the inspiration!


Sherry Wright

Aorable, love how it opens!


Hey girl! I hope you are having a fun and creative Sunday!

Sheila, The Dreamer

Beautiful cards!!! I love them all!!!!

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