Monday, March 16, 2009

Pink Elephant #6 (buttons)

I was shopping in HL last week and a tote handbag caught my eye! The body of the bag was b&w. The handles were a gorgeous lime green!! I knew I had to try to make a card those colors!! So, here it is...... PINK ELEPHANT CHALLENGE #6

The flourish stamp was stamped in basic black ink directly onto the white card stock in a pattern. The ribbon was attached and embellished. The chipboard sticker, buttons, corner piece and trim was then added. I actually, CB'd the bottom of the card after it was completed.




I can hardly believe it's time for another TPE challenge this week! Time flies when you're having fun!!

This week the challenge is using buttons......Now, that's a piece of cake for most crafters!! :D I think I use buttons on most of my projects!!! It would be more of a challenge for me to NOT use buttons!!! They are extremely versatile and fun to incorporate!! I decided to make two cards this week.....TYSM for your comments and support!! Hugs ~Lori R



This little card came together very quick!! I stamped the large flower image directly onto the white card stock. Cut a small strip of PP and layered it with a slightly larger piece of PP. I then added the chipboard sticker, buttons and bow. Also, I used pinking shears along the edges of the PP.





I used some more K & Company chipboard stickers!! I'm more than hooked on K & Company products!! The large flourish is from Stampabilities....The PP is Stampin' UP.....Ribbon is from HL ( $1.00 a roll ). Trim and ric-rac came from Joannes....Buttons are Foof-a-la.

19 comments:

Alicia March 16, 2009 at 12:12 AM  

Very cute cards and I am with ribbon like you are with buttons

Ann March 16, 2009 at 4:58 AM  

Love both your cards Lori.

Ann xxx

Catherine March 16, 2009 at 7:52 AM  

Loooovin' the lime green and those cards!!!

Robin March 16, 2009 at 8:46 AM  

Wow Lori...aren't you little miss ambitious this week with two cards! lol!!!
Both are great! I love the Pretty Please one...too cute!!
Robin

~amy~ March 16, 2009 at 9:13 AM  

WoWzA!!! Lovin' all your most fabulous cards Lori!!!

Angela March 16, 2009 at 10:41 AM  

Cute cards, that ribbon is gorgeous... love the buttons too.

LORI March 16, 2009 at 11:20 AM  

Lori ~ I love you cards...they are fabulous!!!!

Dawn March 16, 2009 at 11:51 AM  

Lori you are REALLY good at using buttons. I just got a new cheap stash at Walmart so I could start using more. Love these cards. Super job.

Carol March 16, 2009 at 2:18 PM  

Two cards Lori! They are both gorgeous....don't start a trend for two though....i have enough trouble completing one!!

Hugs
Carol x

Ruby March 16, 2009 at 7:38 PM  

Both fab cards Lori, I love the colours you've used. Glad you're continuing the theme of using buttons, my friend will be miffed though!! ;o)

Wendy March 16, 2009 at 9:32 PM  

Both of these are beautiful!

Sandra March 17, 2009 at 9:57 AM  

Wow Lori, these are great cards.
Hugs
Sandra xx

MaryJo March 17, 2009 at 6:17 PM  

Love the cheerful colors!

Rleen March 18, 2009 at 2:39 AM  

WOW! Lori your card are beautiful. I love the bow and the colors. Fabulous job!

Silke March 18, 2009 at 8:46 AM  

Both cards are awesome!!! Great take on the Chllenge!!!

Karen March 18, 2009 at 10:17 AM  

Both cards are very cute! Love the trim on the first card and the punch of green on top of the B&W. And the second card is fun, bright, and whimsical. Love the large buttons too! :>

Lil' Inker March 18, 2009 at 11:03 AM  

Wow, Lori! These cards are awesome. Really fun and whimsical in a fresh, modern way! These look like cards that PaperCrafts Mag would publish! You should totally send them in.

Jackie March 19, 2009 at 9:52 AM  

I love your cards you made! the black & white with the pop of color...fabulous and the one with the buttons--too cute! tfs!!!!!

Ruby March 19, 2009 at 7:40 PM  

FAB card Lori, love the colours and the simplicity of it. Definately one to keep a sketch of!

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