Well, I made this card for a bunch of challenges. I started with today's Color Challenge, Costal Tempting Cantaloup but also used yesterday's CAS challenge sketch. My images were chosen for today's Tea Pot Challenge and while I am not sure if it qualifies for yesterday's TLC, I folded and then handstitched the ruffled ribbon to make a tutu for the hippo. This card will go out to little Jasmine Garcia and hopefully brighten her day a bit (See destination station information from the Teapot challenge.)
While I think I would ordinarily have found these colors very challenging, they worked really well for a kid's card and I always love the Fun Pun set for images that work for kids. I colored my hippo with my copic markers and had fun blending different colors to get the shade I wanted.
The heart on top of the cupcakes comes from a very old corner punch that I purchased from SU! years and years ago.
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 GMT Views: 1007
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Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 9:50 AM
Wonderful job combining the challenges and I agree, the colors are perfect for a child's card! Your delightful hippo with his orange tutu is just so cute! Love the sparkly cupcakes and sentiment! I think Jasmine will love this cheery, fun card! TFS!
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 72774
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 9:51 AM
Oh, well done you on the tutu!! I tried two too many times, with both organza ribbon and ruffled lace and gave up, but you've got just what I'd hoped to achieve. Perfect colours for a card to cheer a little girl!
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Registered: April 18, 2011 Location: Melbourne, Aus Posts: 30804
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 12:45 PM
Kathy I think she is the sweetest hippo I have EVER seen. Her little tutu is precious, I love everything about this wonderful card, you sure combined the challenges brilliantly. Little Jasmine's hospital room is going to look incredible.
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 2:00 PM
WOW! You did so great with all those challenges! Jasmine is sure to love your adorable hippo! VERY cute little sewn tutu-too! Love your fantastic use of this weeks colors and sketch! You really made a wonderful card!!!