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Sunday, September 16, 2012

The Corrosive Challenge #158 - Animal Companions

Good morning!  It's Sunday and a new Corrosive Challenge starts today!  Our fabulous sponsor this month is Delicious Doodles!  I just love Teri's images... She has a little something for every taste.


Our challenge this fortnight is "Animal Companions".  Easy enough, right?  Just use an image of an animal.  I took the companion part literally and have decided to feature Teri's gorgeous image "Katarina" on my Christmas card.  I am way behind on holiday card production this year so I thought I'd better step it up since Christmas is just over three months away now!

 Katarina is an exquisite beauty and her cool factor is multiplied by that gorgeous snow leopard accompanying her!  I colored the image with a combination of Copics and Prismacolor Art Markers.  My layout is the current one from Sketch Saturday (#225). Papers are Winterland from Fancy Pants Designs.  The sentiment is from There She Goes and is cut with the Labels Twenty One Nestabilities from Spellbinders.  A couple of pearls, a few flowers, a bit of seam binding, and a snowflake border punch from Martha Stewart complete my card.

Markers used: Copics (E11, E21, E00, R20, BG10, BG13, BG15) and Prismacolor Art Markers (79, 108, 109, 112, 137, 150, 151, 152, 169).

Please head over to The Corrosive Challenge to see the wonderful creations from my team!  They are a talented bunch of ladies and I look forward to seeing their inspiring projects for our challenges!  I hope you do too and that we'll be seeing you join in for your chance to win the fabulous prize from Delicious Doodles!

Today is kind of a special day for me...  Three years ago today, I went into labor.  My son was born the next morning and life will never be the same!  In an amazing and magical way that every mom reading this knows!  My sweet small man may be growing up, but he will always be my baby!  And in honor of his birthday, we will be visiting a farm this afternoon to see the animals and go apple picking and other fun New England Fall festivities!   He loves animals of all kinds and he has been looking forward to this!  I think it's adorable that all he asked for for his birthday were toys that involved animals.  It's a possibility that if I loved that little guy any more I might burst!  :-)  We will celebrate officially on Monday as well, but he's so cute we started the party last night!  Notice the animal print cupcake liners.... lol

Happy Birthday, Kayne!
Enjoy your day and thanks for stopping by!

- Di's Digi Designs: More Than One Die/Punch
- Fun with Shapes and More: #117-Animals 
- Stampin' for the Weekend: #17-Starting Christmas Early 
-Cute Card Thursday: #234-Christmas in September 
-Anything Goes Challenge Blog: #75-Early Christmas



Unknown said...

Wow this card is just absolutely stunning! Such a beautiful image and gorgeous design! I love it!
Nat -x-

Sharon said...

Love the colours on your card really stands out. Thanks for sharing with us at CCT.

Happy birthday to your son too hope he had a lovely day.x

Kate said...

Happy Happy Birthday Kayne! Hope you have an awesome Day!

Love your card Regan. This is going to be so perfect for my MIL. She loves Wild Cats.

Jovan said...

Beautiful card!

Happy Birthday Kayne!

Linda Palmer said...

Happy Birthday Kayne! He is adorable. Such a cutie with a twinkle in his eyes.
Your card is amazing! Love your choice of images. Everyone on the team made outstanding cards this week.

Jasmine said...

Beautiful, beautiful card. I love the aqua and red together it's just so striking.
Happy happy birtday to your small man, he is such a little doll, he just makes me smile whenever I see a picture of him. Hope he has a fantastic birthday!

Unknown said...

WOW! This is one gorgeous sexy holiday card! Awesome Regan!

Happy Birthday to your little man ... he is absolutely adorable. Enjoy these younger years as they really fly by. My baby boy is 26 and just celebrated his 1-yr Anniversay. ;o)

Kim Kelley said...

SO glad your little man had a great time! This card is outstanding! They look like they are going to walk right off the card! Gorgeous! HUGS

I Don't Do Straight said...

Great minds think alike LOL.
You have ROCKED this image....Beautiful card Regan :)
Happy Birthday Kayne, hope you have a FAB Birthday :)

Unknown said...

Great card and thanks for joining the challenge at Sketch Saturday this week. Such a cute son you have, enjoy every minute, they grow up sooo fast. Best wishes, Trish x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card. Love the image and layout.
Thanks for joining Di's Digi Challenge this fortnight and good luck.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!! I love the coloring!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!! I love the coloring!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!! I love the coloring!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!! I love the coloring!!