Thursday, May 24, 2012

Happy Dirtday Challenges

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I combined a few challenges today to make a “little boy” card….that might appeal to a big boy as well!  First, the SCS WT376 challenge was to use green; the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge 119 was to make a masculine card (actually they said it’s all about the man-cave…..I may be stretching this a bit!); and Mary Jo’s Techno Stamper sketch #222:

 

 

 

 

 

 

I did flip my circular element on my card as it balanced the bulldozer image a little bit better:

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I am not real sure about the two greens together, but I really wanted to use the new In Color, Gumball Green, especially that fun ribbon!  I paired it with Lucky Limeade and some paper from the Summer Smooches line.  I am sure some little boy won’t mind two clashing shades!  Here’s the inside as well:

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Cassidy is perfecting her chalk art “swing”:

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15 comments:

  1. That card is too fun!! Love the excavator and how you have the shovel popped up! Had to smile at Cassidy's drawing - remember my kids doing that swift stroke with the chalk and marveling at the fact there was something on the ground :)

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  2. This is too cute, LeAnne! Love the DSP you used with the fun image. Perfect card for a little guy! Cassidy looks like she is having a blast with that chalk, too. :)

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  3. Love the bright greens! And I love the bold graphic design! Miss C is making some bold moves of her own with that chalk :)

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  4. Awesome card! This will definitely put a smile on someone's cute little face!

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  5. So Cute!!! So bright and cheerful!!! Love the texture and perfect accents!!! Thanks for playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments, Diane

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  6. What a lovely card! My nephew would love this one. He is crazy about all this machine's

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  7. Adorable card. I love the popped up parts of this bulldozer. Fun card.
    What fun to see Cassidy working on her chalk art "swing" - she will be drawing masterpieces in no time:)
    PS - hope you go my email today.

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  8. Perfect! Love that designer paper looks great with that image! My son and hubby would both love this card! Thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge this week!

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  9. LeAnne, you ALWAYS rock this set. I have a tendency to want to over do the background with this set and you show me that it's absolutely not necessary. The chevron DSP is perfect. What a great masculine card. As for Cassidy, her photos always make me smile and I can't believe how quickly she is growing.
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  10. LeAnne, another awesome card created by you! I really like the two greens together as they add a very subtle depth of color for a striking finished design. I think the tractor digging right off the panel is super cool. It is so good to have you add to our challenge this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments. Smiles, Elizabeth

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  11. What a fun card - love the dimension and that cute sentiment : )

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  12. So, I decided to have my 7 year old twin boys give a "big boy" review of this card. They both gave you a thumbs up. They like the dimension, especially on the "scoopy" part and the wheels are "cool". :) It's all good to me, too. :) Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  13. Perfect guy card! That sketch does such wonderful things for the chevron patterned paper, and I love that the scoop on the dozer reaches off of the paper. Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments! Erika

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  14. I LOVE this! I love all the green with the white! It' so cute for a little man:-) I need to get this set now that I have a sort-of nephew! I don't have any little boy stamps! Thanks for playing at HSS!

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  15. This card is too cute! I am a huge fan of your work! And the "clashing" greens? They are what drew me to this card in the first place! I love that you use two different shades...they totally work!

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