Krystal De Leeuw Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

Monday, February 7, 2011

Challenge Monday 2.7.11

Hi Stamping Friends!
Welcome to another addition of Challenge Monday, where I post as many challenge cards as I was able to stamp over the weekend.  My family started a new tradition, every first Sunday of the month, me and my hubby and our kids, plus my siblings and their families, all go to my mom and dad's house for lunch after church.  With nine grandkids, (seven who are 7yo and under!) it's lots of fun chaos.  Growing up, I went to my grandparents house every Sunday after church.  Beautiful memories.  Since yesterday was the first Sundayof the month (and Superbowl to boot!), I didn't have as much time to stamp as I wanted.  I did quite a bit on Saturday, but I just wasn't feeling the mojo.  I do have some cards to share, however.  I hope you enjoy!!

Stamps:  Perfect Punches, En Francais BG
Paper:  Baja Breeze, Soft Suede, Not Quite Navy, Springtime Vintage DSP
Accessories:  Vintage Trinkets, Tag Punch, Decorative Label Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Baja Seam Binding, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Square Lattice EF, Basic Pearls

Sketch Challenge:  THE STAMP-A-HOLICS SAH155
Color Challenge:  STAMPIN' ROYALTY SR57 Not Quite Navy, Soft Suede, Baja Breeze

Stamps:  So Happy For You, Circle Circus
Paper:  Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Whisper White, Peach Parfait Patterns DSP
Accessories:  Perfect Polka Dots EF, Cherry Blossom Embosslit, Fancy Flower Punch, Big Designer Buttons, Filigree Brads, Circle Punches, Peach Poly Ribbon

Sketch Challenge:  UTAH DIVAS UDI121
Color Challenge:  COLOR LAB #27 Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait 


Stamps:  Punch Bunch, En Francais BG, Great Friend
Paper:  Certainly Celery, Rich Razzleberry, Ridinghood Red
Accessories:  Decorative Label Punch, Scallop Circle Punch, Circle Punches, Oval Punch, Fancy Flower Punch, Springtime Vintage Designer Buttons, Basic Pearls, Elegant Lines EF, Hemp Thread, Striped Grosgrain, Scallop Dotted Border Punch, White Taffeta Ribbon

Sketch Challenge:  JUST US GIRLS JUGs#70
Color Challenge:  PALS PAPER ARTS PPA79 Ridinghood Red, Rich Razzleberry, Certainly Celery

Stamps:  Be My Valentine
Paper:  Regal Rose, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Springtime Vintage DSP
Accessories:  Rose Red Seam Binding, Scallop Heart Embosslit, Perfect Polka Dots EF, Basic Pearls

Color Challenge:  JUST ADD INK JAI54 Regal Rose, Rose Red, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Theme Challenge:  THE PAPER PLAYERS #33 Love Is In The Air
Theme Challenge:  CRAZY 4 CHALLENGES C4C73 Valentine

Stamps:  Easter Blossoms
Paper:  Certainly Celery, Pretty In Pink DSP, So Saffron DSP, Bashful Blue, Perfect Plum, Whisper White
Accessories:  Designer Series Buttons, Decorative Label Punch, Oval Punch, Bashful Blue Grosgrain, Eyelet Border Punch, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer

Sketch Challenge:  STAMPIN' ADDICTS SASC82
Color Challenge:  STAMPIN' ADDICTS SACC81

There were lots more challenges I did not get to.  Here are a few I missed:

I would love to say that I will get to them this week, but chances are I won't.  If you are looking for some inspiration, check out one of these challenges.  I'm sure it will get your mojo going.  I know it helped mine!!

I hope you will visit my blog again this week.  Here's what I have in store:
Tuesday:  COLOUR Q
Friday:  DIGI FRIDAY (maybe!)

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Stamping!


JulieA said...

Oh, I think those are truly inspired! I see a lot of wonderful ideas that I might have to CASE. And you said that you weren't feeling the mojo??? Wow!

Adriana Benitez said...

They are all great cards but I saw the Easter egg one and fell in love :) Thanks for playing with the Utah Divas sketch, too!

Bronwyn Eastley said...

Such a pretty Valentine card. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

Yapha said...

Fabulous cards!! I love the first one best, and what you did with the embossing folder!

LeAnne said...

I do not know how you get so many cards done at one time.....complex cards, to boot! You are one dedicated stamper! These are fabulous!! Love them all!!!

Linda Callahan said...

It is amazing to me that you can do so many at once - I'd be on overload! These are gorgeous!

Stampin' Pam said...

WOW you've been a busy bee - can't imagine how many more you would have gotten done on Sunday if you had been home :-) I miss Sundays after church with the fam too. Thanks for including JUGS in your list of go-to challenge sites! Glad to have you.

Katie Ann Brooks said...

Bestill my heart with the first card, it looks like a lovely quilt!

Connie C said...

Love the Be My Valentine card! Great dp, and embossing, too. If I could make cards that creative and wonderful when I wasn't "feelin the mojo" ... lol
Thanks for all the great inspiration.

A Touch of SOL said...

WOW! Arent you quite the busy bee...Thank you for playing with the Stamp A Holics...You ROCKED the challenge...Your card is GORGEOUS!

Sara Mattson-Blume said...

Where do I start? I love them all! I LOVE THE MOST, your creative use of buttons!

Andrea M said...

Wow! What a beautiful collection of creations!!! Beautiful take on the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with JUGS!!! We really appreciate your participation!!!

Hands On said...

Wow! You have some super cards. Love the one you did for Stampin' Royalty. Some amazing elements like the embossed DSp and tha gorgeous bow! Fantastic card. So glad you played with us this week @ Stampin' Royalty.

Deb B (Debadoo) said...

These are great Krystal! I especially love the first one and the Easter one, but love the bright colors on some of the others too.

Cindy said...

Oh, Krystal, that first card just takes my breath away! Do you mind if I CASE it?

Kerin said...

Oh my, your samples are all fabulous!! I'm in awe at how many challenges you find & complete! Thanks for playing along with The Paper Players this week!

Heidi Baks said...

Your bow on #1 is beautiful! Unique idea with the easter egg card!

Ellen Pruett (aka Chipper) said...

Girl!!! You are impressive with your talents!!! Everyone of those cards captured my attention. I had a really hard time picking a favorite.

Jen Timko said...

More WOW cards! I, too, love the bow in the first card (and you know I love a good bow). So glad you joined ColorLab again this week (yes, it is still open...Linky issues).

Ann Schach said...

Absolutely stunning cards, Krystal! Every single one is fabulous!

jaydee said...

Krystal, wow. amazing that you got so many challenges completed. fabulous projects. SO pleased you joined the Paper Players with your Valentine project this week. Love the fact that you combined vintage elements with more contemporary hearts. fabulous job

Dana Gustafson said...

Busy little card making bee! Wow! What a lovely group of cards! Loving the punch of purple in your card for JUGS. Thanks so much for playing with Just Us Girls this week!

Tanya Boser said...

You have been one busy girl!! These are all fabulous! I wish I was this productive lately...

Sandra Farrell said...

Wow - this card is adorable. Great job with the challenge colours. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Stampin' Royalty.

Danielle Daws said...

They're all fabulous cards! Thanks for joining in at Just Add Ink!

Kathryn B said...

Wow You've been one busy gal!!! Everyone of your cards are beautiful and unique!

Thanks so much for getting sketchy with JUGS this week!

Juanita said...

Love your gorgeous cards. So glad you could join the ColorLab challenge.

Rochelle said...

Oh Krystal, I love the perfect punches card!!

Mickey Roberts said...

Wow, Krystal! One just as pretty as the next. Have to say I love the whimsical Easter eggs. And the first card with the Perfect Punches is just beautiful.

Sunflower Stamper said...

Wow Krystal! these posts of yours AMAZE me!! Especially with no mojo!! What a talent to combine so many challenges, and to get so many done!!

Elise said...

Holy Moly - you are one prolific card crafter! Wowza! I am SO loving your use of the JUST US GIRLS sketch - kinda makes me want to make ANOTHER! Yipeeee! Thanks for sharing this! Yee haw!

carolm said...

wow krystal, you were busy. your cards are beautiful. i especially like the rainbow easter eggs.

i love what you did with the udi sketch. thanx for playing along. xoxox