June 16, 2008

My First GSG Challenge!!! Woo Hoo!!


Hi there!!! I was recently invited to join the Great Swaps Girls (Can you say Woo Hoo!!!!), and I made this card for GSG09, which was to use at least one set from the new SU Retiring List that came out!!! I chose to use Unfrogettable (No...I will NOT give this one up...you cannot make me!!!) and Print Pattern. Maren also challenged us to use the retiring In Colors, and I managed to incorporate all six retiring In Colors in either ink/paper or both.

I really did not intend to make a scene card...that's kinda not my thing, but this card had a mind of its own!!!

All the images were watercolored with my Aquapainter and SU inks. The frog was cut out and popped up on dimensionals.

Anyone can participate in the GSG Challenges...so stop by the GSG Blog and play along!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!!

Recipe:

Stamps: Unfrogettable & Print Pattern

Paper: Purely Pomegranate, Wild Wasabi, Groovy Guava, Blue Bayou & Whisper White

Ink: Basic Black & Purely Pomegranate (to watercolor: Groovy Guava, Blush Blossom, River Rock, Soft Sky & Pixie Pink

Accessories: Scallop , 1 1/4 & 1 3/8 Circle Punches, Aquapainter, White Gel Pen, Horizontal Slot Punch, Purely Pomegranate Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon & Dimensionals

7 comments:

  1. Wow! I can't believe he is retiring. Great card. TFS! XO, Mimi

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  2. I LOVE this set and will never give up mine either. I have a special place in my heart for snails and I love where the placement of yours is! Kudos to you for incorporating ALL the colors!

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  3. Congrats Jodi! This card is too stinkin cute! Unfrogettable is my all time fave SU set! I just love that frog!LOL! Im with you! It will never leave my shelf.

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  4. Holy cow, Jodi!!! This card is absolutely adorable!! Love every little detail!!

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  5. I love this set too....mine forever!! LOL. Your card is soooooo cute.......I really love how you put the snail on a separate scallop!

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  6. Okay, so this is like, OMGOSH awesome!!! WOWOOWOWOWOWOWOWWWWWIE!!!

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