Monday, February 7, 2011

TLL You Inspire Me Challenge

My new challenge at The Latte Lounge is "You Inspire Me." We all follow blogs, see pictures in galleries, and DT submissions for challenges. Sometimes one of these cards or projects strikes a cord with you; sometimes everything you see from a designer inspires you to create. Your challenge is to make a card or project inspired by someone else. I encourage you to go back and leave some love for the person who has inspired you - believe me, it matters!

My card is inspired by Stacie, a.k.a. Hestia's Helper. Everytime I see one of her cards I wonder, how did she do that? Can I do it too? I was particularly inspired by this card to try such a fancy fold. This card is my attempt. I used I love you this much Cynthia from The Stamping Boutique. I used papers from my minikit (available for free this month - see link below). The sentiment is from Raindrop Echo.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
1. Top Tip Tuesday #20 - anything girlie
2. Do It With Digis #3 - Valentines
4. Polkadoodles #5 - hearts
5. Stamp Something - Feb. digi day
6. Allsorts Challenge #89 - love, love, love
7. Sentimental Sundays #41 - Happy Valentine's Day

I made a second project to say thank you to the ladies of the
Healthy Lifestyle group on The Latte Lounge. They've inspired me to recommit to my healthy lifestyle this year. Thank you! The image is a freebie from Cardmaking and Papercraft.

There are several other challenges going on at The Latte Lounge. Stacie is encouraging us to choose our challenges cheerfully to get several entries for one card. Melissa has a teal, pink, and black color challenge. Rhonda wants us to make Valentines with glitter and bling. I think you could make a card for all four challenges - give it a try.

Happy Crafting!



Hestia's Helper said...

Jen! Thank you SO MUCH for the kind words!! You're right, it really does mean the world to hear such wonderful things!
Your take on this card style is PERFECT!! It looks so complicated, but it's really quite simple and the end result is stunning! Your papers worked perfectly too... I don't know why I don't think of using digi papers more, because yours are terrific and work with everything!
{{big squeezie hugs to you and my girl Peanut}}

Gillian said...

Wow what a fantastic card I love the mix of papers and the fancy folds. Thanks for joining in with our first challenge over at Cardmadfairy's digi day's. Gillian

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are both great cards Jen.


Love the rich colours and the intricate shape of the card. Beautiful papers and image - thank you so much for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.
x Sylvia x

Vee said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks for playing along with our challenge at Top Tip Tuesday. Good Luck.
xx Vee

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh good job on the 1st card. i've never done one of those. love the get fit card too.

hugs :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty! Love all the papers!

Cute image on the second one!

Saskia said...

LOVELY card for Polkadoodles Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

Greetings, Saskia :)

Merry said...

What beautiful cards you have. I really like the image on your healthy card. The card that you are entering into the Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Romance Challenge is all the papers and such a beautiful fairy. Thanks for entering.

Debs said...

Beautiful cards.
Love the first one - the colours are fab!
Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck
Debs xx

Lynne said...

Such a lovely card - love this shape!! thanks for joining us at Do it with Digis
Lynne xoxo

Colette said...

Lovely card, glad you could join us at Polkadoodles this week. Good Luck! Colette xx

FauxPainter - Dee Paramour said...

Such a lovely card. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge.

nicoleqmullen said...

Fabulous card, its fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous card and great shape.
Thanks for joining in with Polka Doodles hearts challenge and hope to see you again.

Susie Sugar said...

Love your cards Hugs Susie xx