#196 A Big Thank You Challenge Card

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A Big Thank You by Mischelle Smith
Challenge time!  I've been so busy working on other projects .... I was afraid I wouldn't have time to play along in a challenge ... but AHHHHH! ... I made it! {smiles}

So this little darling is for:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog:  Animals
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog:  Pattern Paper
Mojo Monday:  Card Sketch #453

Doing the 3 challenges like this actually made this card easy!  Animals ... ok ... Penny Black Cat.  Pattern Paper ... I've been dying to use my 6x6 Chalkboard Pad from We R Memory Keepers.  Card Sketch ... replaced so much time trying to figure out a layout ... LOVE!

TIP:  Sometimes when I'm coloring images I just grab the colors I think will look the prettiest.  For this card ... I picked my colors first and matched them with my paper pad so I knew they'd go together.  Saved me SOOOO much time!

If you get a chance ... play around and join some challenges ... they always inspire me to think outside my normal box ... and I LOVE seeing what other people create!

That's a wrap!

Stamps:  Penny Black Critter Time
Paper:  We R Memory Keepers Chalkboard 6x6 Pad
Ink:  Tuxedo Black Memento and Copic Markers
Sequins:  Close To My Heart

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  1. Love love your attentions to details. The layering and inking are spot on! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Animal Magic” Challenge! Well done!

    1. Thank you so much Virginia ... you just made me smile!

  2. This is so cute, cute, cute! I love the kitty! I like how you staged your card for photographing it! Very professional looking!

    1. Thank you SO much! All that extra time staging is time well spent when I read comments like this! TY, again!

  3. LOVE Penny Black critters, especially their kitties. Darling card. Thanks for joining us at Mojo Monday.

    1. Thank you, Marisa! I'm just starting to build my Penny Black collection and I LOVE their images!

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    1. Thank you, Bee Bee Babs ... such an honor to have you stop by my blog ... I LOVE your work!

  5. This is such a gorgeous card! I love the wonderful way you colored those cute critters! So glad you joined our Monday challenge at Simon Says Stamp this week!

    1. Thank you so much Maura! I'm becoming a challenge addict as much as I'm a stamp addict. LOL!