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Monday, September 20, 2010

Count your rainbows, SBS Challenge #1

Super excited...Simply Betty Stamps has a new challenge blog! I couldn't wait to play along with her 1st challenge. She posted a picture of her totally rockin', I'm so jealous I don't have a pair, funky socks as inspiration. What a blast this challenge was to work on. Here's the socks! Don't they rock?
Here's my card:
I made my paper by taking white card stock and smearing all sorts of colors of Distress Ink on it. Then I ran it through my Cuttlebug with a cool cheetah print folder by Sizzix. I then sprayed the paper with a few matching colors of Glimmer Mist and Smooch Spray and finished it by inking the embossing with black soot Distress Ink. Totally love the look I got!
I even colored cute little Betty with my Glimmer Mist and Smooch Spray. She turned out so bold and vibrant, not to mention a bit sparkly. I don't recommend this unless using a paint brush cuz I ruined a blender pen in the process. :(
My sentiment is a stamp from Inkadinkado, it's a kids quotes stamp.
I love this new gauze like ribbon that they have in at Altered Art and Scrap Playground. Makes for a cool embellishment. I added some black glitter snowballs (I don't know if that's really what they are called) and a few tiny blings to Betty's eyes.  
Can't wait for next weeks challenge!

8 comments:

Andrea C

fantastic card love the sentiment and colouring is brill x

Graphicat

OMG! Chelsea! This totally ROCKS!! Im so jealous of that pattern you made in the background with your distress inks and CB! Geesh! I have all that, why didn't I think of that!?!? LOL The sentiment is PERFECT too! Who hooooooo! Im SO GLAD you joined in our challenge this week! You Rocked it girl!
Cheers
Cheri

Tracey Feeger

Awesome card. Love the lace and the sentiment is fabulous. Great work with the first Simply Betty Challenge. Hope to see you next time.
mwah
Trace

~Lady B~

Fantastic take on the challenge! Love the pattern you have created and your color choices are spot on! Thanks for joining the simply betty challenge this week.

~lady b~

Eulanda

Oh my gosh did you ever nail that background paper!! Look at the embossing!! WOW! Great job and I like your sentiment too. CUTE!
Thanks for joining us this week at Simply Betty Challenges and so glad you managed our 1st challenge. Hope you are back!!
Eulanda

Nat

Love it! Great colors, cool paper, love the coloring! Sentiment is totally perfect! Great job!

Patricia

This came out so cute, you put a lot of work into this card and it shows, awesome job, Good Luck.
Thanks for much for joining us at Simply Betty Challenges, I hope we see you again.
~Patricia
SBC DT

CraftyMomOf2

So gorgeous Chelsea!!! Amazing take on our SB challenge!! Super impressive!!

Crafty Hugs!
Meredith