Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges May Challenge



I can’t believe that today is May 1st.  Time is just flying around here.  This means it is time for a new challenge at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges Blog.  We are so thrilled by the response we have had to the challenges and love all the amazing creations you are sharing with us.  I sure hope you enjoy this new challenge!

But first let's check out the winners for the April Challenge - 

              TOP 3 WINNERS

             1. Lyndsey Marie
              2. Debbie S
              3. Laine 

And the winner of the Grand Prize ???????

               Chana!  

Congratulations!!


Now on to the next challenge.  The May Challenge is a color challenge inspired by the following photo:


Color swatch courtesy of Design Seeds®

You have until May 31st at 8:00pm EST to enter and the winner will recieve a stamp set of their choice.  Also, everyone who enters the challenge and uses a Sparkle N Sprinkle Rubber Stamp or a Sparkle N Sprinkle digital image that you've purchased will receive ONE FREE digital image. 

Just a few changes in our challenge guidelines:  we are limiting the submissions to 3 per month and the winner will need to contact barbara@sparklensprinkle.com to arrange to claim their grand prize.  Head on over to Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges Blog for all the details and the link tool to link your creation.

Here is a little inspiration to get you started.


This little bird is from the new Shabby Chic Birdhouse set.  I had this perfect designer paper from Basic Grey so I colored the image to match, using my alcohol markers.  I cut it out with a Spellbinders’ Standard Circle die, using the Out of the Box Nesties technique, and layered it on a Spellbinders’ Butterfly Circle.  I created layers with three different designer cardstocks and added glitter,a bow, and green pearl flourishes.  The sentiment is from the new Spring Florals set.  Full details can be found here.

Want more inspiration?  Check out what my fellow SNS designers have created on the Challenge Blog.  We can’t wait to see what you can do!!

E. Marie

This card is entered in the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts April Monthly Challenge #35 – Favorite Color Combo
Totally Gorjuss Challenge 181 – Ribbons and Pearls
Sweet Stampin’ Challenge – Anything but Birthday 
Crafts and Me Challenge #131 – Floral Frenzy 
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge R#121 – Perfect Papers (3 Different Patterns)

20 comments:

Gita said...

Gorgeous card Marie. I love it!! Such pretty paper too.

Karalee said...

Marie, this is so pretty. The paper compliments the stamp perfectly.

Anne Temple said...

Wonderful design. Love how you've colored the little bird.

Donna Ellis said...

A beautiful monochromatic card, Marie! Such lovely elements! hugs, de {Creative Smiles}

April said...

Beautiful card, Marie! I love all the sparkle, the swirls and bow!

Angelique said...

Beautifull. Gorgeous bow and love the green pearl flourishes.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Sheena said...

Gorgeous card and lots of lovely blingy glitter! That image is perfect for the out-of-the-box technique!

Thank you for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!

Sheena
xxx

michele said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Wedgie said...

Really pretty card, love the colours.

Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Brenda said...

Love the coral you selected from the swatch! Beautiful job and love the flourish bling too!

debby4000 said...

Oh what a wonderful card, beautiful colours and details.
Thank you for joining us at Everybody Art Challenge.
luv
Debby

Guylaine said...

very nice card. beautiful composition of color and cute little bird
thank you to have participated in challenge last week on Craft 4 Eternity. Do not miss our color challenge this week!

Inkypinkydelights said...

What a lovely card. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

sara said...

really pretty card thanks so much for joining us at Bunny Zoes
hugs sara x x

Gail said...

Oooooh, what a pretty card. Love how you matched up the paper with the image. This is so pretty and sweet looking! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' challenge! -Gail

Rose said...

E. Marie, your beautifully colored bird looks fabulous on this colorful and very pretty card. Lovin' how you've brought the bird tail and leaf beyond-the-edge!!! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's "Floral Frenzy!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Kathy D. said...

Tomorrow is NATIONAL SCRAPBOOK DAY so we going to have some fun and craft all day!! If you get a chance to get in your craft room tomorrow I will be hosting 4 different challenges at Clearly iStamp Blog. I would love if you can come play with me and you might even win some great prizes!
http://www.clearlyistamp.blogspot.com/

Kathy D.
Clearly Digi Stamps DT Member

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! Love your image and colors as well as the touches of sparkle! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

coops said...

so stunning marie.gorgeous colours and image and i love your fabulous design.
Thanks for joining in my theme this week at the Crafts and Me challenge :D

xx coops xx

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow such a wonderful card. Great design! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Creative Card Crew!!
Denise