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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Sassy Sponsorship: The Crazy Challenge - Here Comes Spring

Good morning, fellow crafters! I am in need of a vat of coffee, stat! My son had a rough night, and as a result, I didn't get much sleep. There is nothing more frustrating as a mother than a crying child who can't tell you what is wrong. I tried all the usual suspects - diaper change, drink, food, and cuddling, and though each would work for a time, the moment I put him back in his crib so I could get some rest, the screaming would start again. Someone suggested he might have an ear infection, but he has no history and wasn't tugging at his ears at all. I finally was forced to let him cry it out, and he quieted down and drifted off to sleep. But at that point it was 4am. My alarm goes off at 6am. Needless to say, I hit snooze and ignored the world for an extra hour. lol But here I am with a quick blog post before I get my day started. Though I may need a disclaimer today to prepare my unsuspecting co-workers.... Warning: Approach with Caution - Sleep Deprived Mom - WILL Be Cranky!!! lol

This week Sassy Studio Designs is sponsoring The Crazy Challenge! The theme for CCH #56 is Here Comes Spring! I have used the SSD digi image Chelsea with Chicks for my card. I paired her with the fabulous layout from Sketch Saturday #144
. I flipped the sketch to accommodate my image, but kept all the elements.

This was a lot of fun to do because I am dreaming of Spring, and after the icy precipitation we got yesterday, it can't come soon enough! So if you have Spring Fever like me, be sure to play along with SSD as we sponsor the Crazy Challenge this week! Just link your creation here before Sunday, March 6th for a chance to win some Sassy Studio Designs images of your choice!

Thanks for looking, and now if you'll excuse me, I must caffeinate.....

Images: Chelsea with Chicks (Sassy Studio Designs); Hanging with My Peeps (My Favorite Things)
Ink: printer; Tuxedo Black (Memento); Old Olive (Stampin' Up); Prismacolor Art Markers (207, 12, 10, 48, 143, 97, 21, 23, 16, 17, 18)
Paper: Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Rose Romance, Apricot Appeal, and Bashful Blue card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); Spring Words designer paper (DCWV); Linen Stripe designer paper (Me & My Big Ideas)
Accessories: Classic Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Cuttlebug Swiss Dots and Birds & Swirls embossing folders (Provocraft); Grass Green adhesive pearls (Queen&Co); Grass border punch (Martha Stewart); Corner Rounder punch (Creative Memories); lace (Offray); brown gingham ribbon (Offray); glue dots; 3D dots


Linda Palmer said...

Love this card and image. Great job on what looks like a difficut layout.

Cindy Haffner said...


Jo said...

A great take on this weeks sketch, lovely image used.
Thank you for joining in this week at sketch saturday
Jo xx

Karita said...

Brilliant card! :)
Image is wonderful and your DP´s are great!

Thank you for joining at Sketch Saturday this week :)


martina's kaartjes said...

pretty card , you've got there !
great job,
have a nice day,

darling Ho said...

Funny design. And the image is so cute.
Thanks for sharing it at CCH, hope to see you again. ~~hugs~darling Ho~~