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Saturday, January 1, 2011

2011 Brings in Challenges

Have you every made a project for a challenge and when you went to post it had already closed? Frustrating, huh? Well, that happened to me again. Of course I was disappointed at first, but not discouraged. I decided to search for some new sites with current challenges to add to my left sidebar (Pile it On is wonderful!). To my surprise I found a few.
Yeah!

Here is the card I created this morning. I thought it was the perfect outfit for a New Year's party (Oh, it has a matching purse and a pair of heels that I did not include .). I used the sketch from Easy Craft Projects #28, the theme is New Years, and I incorporated lots of "new" features for me. I am definitely going to meet my crafting goals this year.
I bought some holiday shimmer spritz from Michaels which was on clearance for 70% off. I have looked at it in the past, but didn't want to pay full price for a tiny bottle (That is the frugal me.). The package contains four different colors (Cherry Ice, Emerald Sprinkle, Vanilla Shimmer, and Gold Glow) and I love it! Now I am wishing I would have bought two.

The shimmer spritz is "brand spanking new" to me along with the rounded corners. I bought a punch for 50% off when I went shopping the other day. 
  • The diva dress is from Joann Craft Essentials. I bought it months ago because my daughter loves zebra and it was on clearance.
  • I made the 2011 banner with the Independence Day cartridge, pink cardstock, zebra print paper, and white craft thread. 
  • The numbers are silver stickers.
  • pink gems
  • foam squares for dimension
 The inside sentiment was cut from pink cardstock ~ Wild Card cartridge at 8 1/2".

Challenges:

 Although I missed the deadline at My Sheri Crafts (spray/mist) and Our Creative Corner (felt), I am pleased I found some new challenge sites. I hope you are able to submit a few projects this week. If you know of other challenges, please share! I would love to add them to my sidebar.

Don't forget to come back tomorrow for my first giveaway of 2011.
Until then,
Georgiana  : ) 

19 comments:

  1. Great card... I love it....

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  2. Wonderful project! I love that Zebra! TFS have you check out Feline Playful for challenges? You can find them here
    http://felineplayful.blogspot.com/
    They update challenges daily! Happy New Year!

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  3. So cute! That has happened to me many times! I finally created a list that has all my challenges by day of the week, it has really helped me stay on top of them a bit better!

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  4. Lots of sparkle and bling....perfect New Year card, the dress is very cute! TFS the new challenges, I love how you have them all listed on your blog. Happy New Year!

    ps.Did you receive the email I sent you with instructions to the box? The photo's could have been too large for your inbox.

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  5. Very nice, i like...

    Ty for becoming a follower on my blog..i am now your newest follower!

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  6. Super card!! Love all the shine! My corner rounder is my favorite tool!

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  7. This is just wonderful Georgiana! Love the dress!!! :)

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  8. What a great card! I love the image that you chose. The dress and banner are perfect and you gotta love all the bling! Thanks for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime :)

    michelle

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  9. What a super card! I love the hot pink and black combination - especially with the glitter!!

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  10. Fabulous is the first word that comes to mind! Love what you did with the sketch :) Thanks for playing at ECP xx

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  11. Fabulous card i love the colours you've used very girly. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me for our challenge this time. luv gina xx

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  12. Gorgeous!!! I so love that little dress! too cute :0). I hope you have a wonderful New Year. have a bless day!
    HUgs, Carol L.

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  13. Beautiful card and I love that colour combo together.
    Happy New Year.
    Kim xXx

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  14. beautiful card
    thanks for joining us at FWSM
    xoxo BA

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