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Sunday, February 08, 2009

A trio of challenges!!!

Hello I have been inspired by all the lovely comments that I receive from my fellow bloggers and I therefore decided to spend a little bit longer on my cards this weekend. It pays off I think as I feel I have found a bit of mojo that had gone awol! I have been to church and we had a great guest speaker today. I have cooked the Roast dinner, left the washing up for hubby! I made one card for the DCM challenge last night and the others this afternoon. Just waiting for some glue to set and then I can take a piccy.

The first card I made is for the crafty pad challenge. The theme is romance. Red and black for me is what romance is about! What does that say about me? I adored playing with this card.



The second card is for the Colour create challenge. Aqua and peach. The additional challenge is to make your own flowers. I used an elusive image to make the main flower and put seed beads in the middle of a star brad. The other two flowers are simply made from seed beads.



The final card is for the Daring cardmakers challenge which in celebration of Chinese New Year was to make an oriental card without using red and black. I used some stickers by Penny Black and stamp by elusive images.



18 comments:

Sue said...

Well done hun you have been a busy girl, luv the red n black very striking, the sentiment on the 2nd one is lovely, sue.xx

Dawn said...

Hiya Pascale!
wow you have been busy - your Faith card is gorgeous - love the colours and fabby hearts too!
thanks for joining us this week again!

Hugs
Dawn
xx

Tara said...

Ooooh your cards are beautiful Pascale, I especially love the one you entered for Colour Create, it's stunning! Such delicate use of the colours :o) xx

bubblegum said...

Hi Pascale, so pleased you enjoyed making your Crafy Pad challenge card with faith - she is a beautiful stamp and wow you have done an excellent job - the card is gorgeous. you have coloured her in beautifully and love how you have stamped around her. :0 Oooh and not forgetting that we bit of chain. :) Good luck in the challenge and thank you for joining in. :)

Your colour create card is great - love the stamp and the way you have used the seed beads. :)

Your DCM card is fab - so calming I think..lovely. :)

Keep up the great work

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad

Sharon said...

You've been busy again Pascale. I absolutely adore the background you have on the peach and aqua card. It is really delicate and beautiful. Fantastic home-made flower too. Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

Lythan said...

I love the focal point tree Pascale

Tab said...

Beautiful card hun! Love the DIY flowers!
Thank you for joining us this week at Colour Create!
Hugs Tab

Chris said...

I would have never have thought your mojo had gone missing Pascale because all your cards are stunning but I'm happy that you feel it's come back. All of them are so beautiful! Wonderful array of stamps, papers and designs. Glad you had a lovely day today. Chris x

Heather said...

These are all wonderful!!

Michelle said...

Hi Pascale
Hopped to your blog from another and found some fantastic work. I make silver gold and beaded jewellery as well as papercraft but havn't thought to put it on my blog. (Newby)

Brilliant creations on yours
x Michelle

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous cards, they are so different, love the red and black combo and the flower on the second.

Susan (Sue H) said...

Oh, another one who ‘doesn’t do’ oriental……well I think you’ve done a great job Pascale!

Yours is a beautiful card. colours are great and the Penny Black Stickeroo’s were perfect for the job.

Thanks for joining in with the DCM dare this week.
Sue
x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Hello Pascale, these are all gorgeous cards. I love your take on the Crafty Pad challenge this week, your card is fabulous. Thank you for joining us this week. Hugs Linda x

Kim Piggott said...

Love your fabulous cards!
hugs
kim x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Great cards pascale! Love your Colour create card...it is stunning. Great background and a fantastic handmade flower :)

Judy x

Rica said...

Hi Pascale - Three gorgeous cards - Especially love the Colour Create one - the paper is beautiful and your flower is stunning - it really 'pops' from the card. Thanks for joining us honey
hugs Heather xx

Bev said...

Fabulous cards Pascale, love your Colour Create card - it's gorgeous!
hugs Bev x

Sarita said...

Really beautiful cards. Your aqua/peach card is gorgeous, and I love the unique way you have created your flowers.
Thank you so much for joining the colour create challenge this week,
Love Sarita xx