Krystal De Leeuw Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

Monday, February 14, 2011

Challenge Monday 2.14.11

Hi Stamping Friends!
Happy Valentine's Day!!!  Welcome to Challenge Monday, where I post as many challenge cards as I was able to make over the weekend.  And becasue I had a fabulous Stampin' Up! workshop for Syreeta and her friends on Saturday, I wasn't able to get to as many challenges as I wanted.  There are just so many great ones out there to choose from!!


Stamps:  Be My Valentine
Paper:  Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Deck The Halls DSP (retired)
Accessories:  Eyelet Border Punch, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding, Vintage Brad, Heart to Heart Punch, Basic Pearls, Designer Buttons, Hemp Thread, Victoria Crochet Lace, Mini Library Clip, Vintage Wallpaper EF, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer

Sketch Challenge:  CLEAN AND SIMPLE #127
Color Challenge:  CURTAIN CALL ACT69 Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Real Red
Color Challenge:  COLOR LAB #28 Real Red, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Theme Challenge:  FRIDAY MASHUP #31 Vintage Valentine
Theme Challenge:  4 CRAFTY CHICKS Valentine's Day 
Theme Challenge:  STAMPIN' ROYALTY #58 Hearts
Theme Challenge:  CRAZY 4 CHALLENGES #74 Hearts
Recipe Challenge:  HAND STAMPED SENTIMENTS #54 Ribbon and Lace

Wow!  Looks like everyone was on the same page this week.  Good thing, since I did not have lots of time to stamp.  :)


Stamps:  Easter Blossoms, Tiny Tags
Paper:  Rose Red, Pear Pizzazz, Baja Breeze, Springtime Vintage DSP
Accessories:  Framed Tulip EF, Square Lattice EF, Rose Red Seam Binding, Oval die, Tag Punch, Vintage Brad, Chantilly Crochet Lace, Hemp Thread, Vintage Trinkets

Sketch Challenge:  STAMPIN' ADDICTS SASC83
Color Challenge:  CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY CCMC137 Rose Red, Pink Pirouette, Baja Breeze, Pear Pizzazz
Theme Challenge:  PALS PAPER ARTS PPA80 Vintage
Theme Challenge:  MOXIE FAB WORLD The Appearance of Cameos

That's all for today.  I'm saving a few of the challenges for some of my DT work coming up later this week.  I hope you can visit again and see what else I've been creating!  I have lots more things planned and on Wednesday I'll be sharing some fun news.

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Stamping

32 comments:

Yapha said...

Wow! EIGHT challenges on the first card? You have outdone yourself!! And a fabulous background on the Easter card!

JulieA said...

There might only be two, but they're both beautiful. Love them, Krystal!

Anne Marie said...

Krystal, both of your cards are gorgeous! I especially like the seam binding and lace accents on the first. The other embellishments just work so well together with the image, too. Perfect card for Valentine's Day today, too! Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week! :)

stampinbygenny said...

I love all the little details of buttons and your ribbon treatment is beautiful. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Shelley said...

Cute cards! WOW that's a lot of challenges in one card!

Shannon said...

Krystal, LOVE the Valentine card! Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week.

Debbie Henderson said...

Your little "embossed girl" looks so pretty against all the texture and colors. Thanks for playing with us at CCMC!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Lovely cards Krystal. Perfect embellishments and colors. Love the textures. Thanks for playing with us at Curtain Call.

~Erica~ said...

Beautiful as always! I love the embossed background! Thanks for playing at Create With Connie and Mary

Linda Callahan said...

Love the sweet tags and the little girl done in white!

Deb said...

Both of the cards are just wonderful! The Easter Blossoms card is beautiful and you did an awesome job with the color challenge! Gorgeous! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Cath said...

Hey Krystal! Thanks for entering the Appearance of Cameos challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Hands On said...

great vintage crad. Love all your little embellies. Thanks for joining us at Stampin' Royalty this week.

FVA said...

Such pretty colors! I love the textured DSP. Thank you for the inspiration! Ree

Jen Timko said...

Both of these are beautiful! I love the DSP use on the Valentine and the embossed panel on your second card is spectacular.

Tamie said...

Loving the texture on your valentine card as well as the pattern paper. The extra brad, paper holder and the heart is just beautiful. I also like what you did with your ribbon. THank you so much for sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. hope we see you back next week.

Cards by Gina said...

Your image looks like Wedgewood! Gorgeous vintage-y card! Thanks for playing along with us at PPA again this week.

Mary Brown said...

Oh my...that girl card is just ADORABLE! GREAT use of the colors! Thanks for joining us this week on the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Terry Blais said...

Love the cards and all of the embellishments and details you put on them. Thanks for playing along with us at Friday Mashup!.

Jen said...

I don't know how you keep it straight! Great cards for bunches of great challenges!

Ann Schach said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous cards! I love the textured background on your second card! Just stunning!

Sara Mattson-Blume said...

The textured background was an excellent idea!

Lori said...

Gorgeous Valentine's Day card, Krystal! Love the bunched up ribbon :) Thanks for playing with us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks

Shirley Pumpkin said...

Beautiful card, I love the brad and little heart and the ribbon. I love the vintage look about it the most. Thank you for joining us at friday Mashup.

Hugs
Shirley

Heidi Baks said...

Beautiful cards! Did you come up with a new twist by piecing some DSP together in color block form and then embossing? Cool!

Mickey Roberts said...

Wow, Krystal! Such completely different cards and both so very beautiful!

Holly E. said...

Great Vintage Valentine.. I love the embossing.. Thanks for joining us at The Mashup!

Lisa said...

Beautiful card for the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge.

Connie Babbert said...

Stunning cards! I love the little girl in that Easter Blossoms stamp set! Thanks for playing along with us on Create with Connie and Mary!

Jean Martin said...

These are beautiful Krystal!! Love all the layers and textures! I'm so glad you could join us over at Curtain Call Color Challenge! :)

Stacey Schafer said...

gorgeous designs!

Dana said...

Hi Krystal! I love visiting your blog and all of your cards and things are wonderful! I've awarded you the Cherry on Top award - stop by my blog to pick it up and pass it along! http://everblooming.typepad.com/everblooming/2011/02/wow-what-a-surprise-.html