Monday, November 30, 2009

Finally, a card!

I finally made a card today!  YAY!

This weekend, I received my Christmas stamps that I pre-ordered from Magnolia-licious and I couldn't wait to ink them up!

Stamps: Magnolia - Santa's Helper Edwin, Sled, Trees, and Holly Post
Patterned Paper: Me & My Big Ideas
Solid Cardstock: The Paper Co
Misc: Red & Green Stickles, Silver metallic Ribbon by Offray, EK Success Snowflake Edge Punch, Snowflake Brads, sharpie markers, and buttons from my stash.

1. Just Magnolia - sketch
2. HFOS - no plain Jane ribbon
3. Simple doodle - metal
4. Sophisticat - snowflakes and sparkle
5. Little Red Wagon - buttons
6. Charisma Cards - xmas
7. Crazy 4 Challenges - punch happy
8. Cute Card Thursday - card for a young boy
9. Allsorts - buttons
10. Sparkle Creations - xmas
11. Secret Crafter - xmas trees
12. Colour Create - red, green, & white
13. Rosie & Dee's - red, green, and bling
14. Magnolia Down Under - xmas card or decoration
15. 365 Cards - red & green
16. La La Land - 3 patterned papers, 2 colors of cardstock, 1 embellishment
17. Everybody Art - xmas
18. Kaboodle Doodle - snowflakes
19. Paper Cutz - anything goes
20. Cupcake Craft Challenges - red & green
21. The Pink Elephant - use your favorite coloring medium
22. Saturday Spotlight - use an image with a hat on
23. 2 Red Bananas - xmas
24. Stamp with fun - xmas
25. Cookin it up with Katie - red, brad, 3 of something
26. Treehouse - red, green, white, black
27. Stamp TV - red, green, gold (Edwin's buckles & buttons)
28. Ildi Co's - xmas song (Santa Clause is coming to town)
29. Pollycraft - xmas

WHEW!  That's a record for me!  WOO HOO!


Sally said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.

Jacque said...

Laren, such a very cute card and that Edwin is just a sweetie!!! Gosh so many challenges!!! Makes me dizzy!!! Thank you so much for joining us on Just Magnolia this week...Great job on the sketch!! Hugs..Jacque

Sharon Caudle said...

oooooo...he's so CUTE, Laruen!!! Love Edwin on that sled! Fantastic card and WOW! That's a LOT of challenges you covered too! Great job! hugs!

Regan said...

wowsers that it alot of challenges...thanks for playing with the LRW

mudmaven said...

Fantastic card Lauren! Congrats on winning our Kaboodle Doodle challenge last round and thanks for playing again. ~chris

Barb Hardeman said...

Wow, wow, wow! 29 Challenges is an enormous undertaking, Laren, but you've risen to the occasion! How cute this card is, and considering the number of challenges, it's not overdone! Cute, cute, cute!

Rose said...

stunning card!! and wow that's a whole lot of challenges girl :0)

Deanna said...


Thanks so much for playing this week!

Dee - LRW DT

Suzanne J Dean said...

That's alot of challenges & a fabulous holiday card too! He looks holly jolly fabulous sitting on his sled!


Avril Ann said...

OMG Sue, how wonderful is this card, I love Tilda and the colours are just fantastic, good luck with all your challenges, thanks for joining us at Sophisticat, Hugs Avril xxx

Candy said...

Hi - I am blown over by the amount of challenges you have done on one card!!!!!
Very cute card - Edwin looks like he is having a good time :o)
Hugs, Candy

Lilacanglia said...

Fantastic card,
Good Luck with all the challenges,
Thank You for joining us at Kaboodledooodles this week,

Irina said...

Lauren, I am so sorry you had missed our challenge deadline at La-La Land Crafts, but I am sure glad you left a comment for us!! This is such an adorable card, I absolutely LOVE it!!! And, I can't believe how many challenges you had fit into it!!! You are a genius!!
:) Irina

Randi said...

He looks wonderful. Congrats on the challenges, you did a great job.

Tracey said...

Holy, that is a lot of challenges. Fab job!!

Joanne said...

That is an amazing card! I love the image and all your details. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

eiyiyi said...

Oh, doesn't Edwin just look adorable on that sled. I love the way you mixed your pattern papers and pulled everything together. It's gorgeous. And, 29 challenges .... you are officially the Queen Of It! hugs, eileen

Nancy said...

Wow, you were fast at making your card for the color challenge! I love it! I'm still waiting for my magnolia christmas stamps to arrive. Your card is making me impatient to get mine. lol!

good job!

Angela said...

All those challenges? Amazing!! Your card is lovely. Beautiful dp and beautifully colored - this image is so cute (I kick myself for not getting this one) :o) Hugs, Angela

Nancy said...

BTW, how in the world did you fit all those challenges into ONE card?! Amazing!

JanJay said...

Well done on fitting it to so many challenges, that's got to be a record! And thanks for playing along at Charisma this week too.

Jan x

JanJay said...

What a great card, such a lovely image & love the papers you've used.

Thanks so much for joining in my challenge & playing along with us at Sophisticats this week.

All the best

Jan xx

Helen said...

Very cute card! Way to go getting it to work for that many challenges! That's awesome!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness girl!! I just can't believe how many challenges you've done with just this ONE creation!! You rock!! :) I think your card is adorable and I just adore your image!! so sweet!! Thanks so much for squeezing in Saturday Spotlight this week!! HUGS

Katie said...

Super card and fabulous amount of challenges!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie!

Trish Hughes said...

Beautiful card, love it!!! Wonderful job with all of those challenges!!! Thanks so much for playing along with Simple Doodles and HFOS.

Pat said...

Lovely card and good luck with all those challenges!! WOW! :)

RubyM:) said...

YEAH LAUREN IS BACK FINALLY!! LOL! girl this is too cute!! oh isn't he such a cutie awhhh!!! wow!! im amazes in how many challenges you get in lol!! i was cracking up!! nice card lauren!!!! whoo hoo!! she's back lol!

Sparkle said...

This is just darling!

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Rosie-D's with this beautiful card!

Saskia :)

Ann said...

It's a gorgeous card too - love it.
Ann xxx

Linda said...

It's beautiful - so glad you got to make it. Thanks for joining in with the Kaboodle challenge.

Neva said...

Just stunning, that's what it is. I love it, thanks so much for playing along with the Treehouse Thursday challenge. HOpe to see you back again.

Jenny said...

WOW! This is beautiful!! Great job fitting in all those challenges and thanks for joining us at ICCC this week :)

Cathy said...

Beautiful card and WOW so many challenges.
Thank you for joining in the SCSC this week.
Cathy xx

Jules said...

A lovely card that has fitted into so many challenges.

Well done.

Thank you for sharing with Allsorts this week.

Love Jules xx

Nilla said...

Wow, well done on all those challenges! Lovely card, so cute Edwin! Thanks for joining the Christmas challenge at SWF! Hugs Nilla

blackdragon said...

Lovely card and how many challenges??? WOW!!! Thanks for playing along at SOPHISTICATS
hugs lynx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wowzers!! Look at all those challenges!!!!! Your card is gorgeous!!! Love your little Edwin. The liquid applique it the perfect touch!! Gorgeous coloring and design! Great take on the SSHP!

Patricia Garcia said...

Love this Edwin Image, and all those challenges?? WOW!! Super job!! Great card!


Scrapaddict said...

Wow a whole lot of challenges and you did a wonderful job! Thanks for playing at Simple Doodles!

brenda said...

Hi Lauren

Hope all is well with you and yours.

So many challenges, well done, I struggle to combine a couple most of the time. And a fab card as well.

Thank you for sharing it with us at Allsorts and Rosie D's.

B x

Eulanda said...

Amazing! I am wondering how long it took you to find all those challenges and then coordinate them. WOW!! The card turned out beautifully and I'm always a sucker for red & green xmas cards.

sophiesmama said...

Really great card and so many challenges! Thanks for playing PCC!

Jessica G. said...

Gorgeous card! Wonderful combination of images and DPs. Thanks for playing in this week's Saturday Spotlight challenge!!

Gloria Stengel said...

What! Only 29 Challenges in one card! Holy cow, girl. You rock. This is so cute! Thanks for playing at 365 Cards!

Rosie (Freycob) said...

Wow! Such a lovely card and to get it to fit so many challenges, I'm in awe!

Thanks for joining us at Rosie D's this week. Hope to see you again soon.


agnes said...

Beautiful card ,love the tilda.Thanks for joining us.
Hugs Agnes
swf team

Helen said...

Lovely card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Karen said...

Gorjus card and lovely colours too. Adorable image !Good luck with all those challenges.
Thanks for joining us over at Sophisticats.
Love Karen x

Liza said...

A gorgeous card, I love the colours. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Maureen said...

Great card! Congrats on combining so many challenges and thanks for playing with us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!