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Sunday, May 11, 2014

The Corrosive Challenge #199 - Banner Day

Happy Mother's Day!  Wishing all you mamas out there a fabulous day!  We'll be celebrating with my mom and a little Chinese take-out.  It's supposed to be a gorgeous day so I'm looking forward to some sunshine, a bit of relaxing, and maybe even a little coloring before the day is over.  But right now I have a new Corrosive Challenge to tell you about!  We are welcoming sponsor, Sami Stamps!  Artist Sami Siemers Ratliff is the talent behind these wonderfully whimsical images.  And if the art work looks a little similar to another one of our much loved sponsors, A Day For Daisies, well that is because Sami is Tammy's little sister!  Lots of talent in that family, for sure!

Our theme this fortnight is a fun one - "Banner Day"!  It's as easy as throwing a banner on your project!  Sami graciously offered each team member an image to work with as well the $12 gift certificate she will provide for our winner!  I selected Comfy Cocoa for my creation.  This image reminded me of my mom and her love for coffee and yoga.  She is colored with Copics and cut using the Classic Rectangles Nestabilities (Spellbinders).  I once again added some Fran-tage embossing enamel to the image panel, this time in Aged Rose.  The sketch is #150 from The Deconstructed Sketch.  I've used a few dies on the card: Fishtail Flags Stax Die-namics (My Favorite Things), Heart Banner (La-La-Land Crafts), Leaf Doohickey (Magnolia), and Tiny Shapes (Whimsy Stamps).  The latter coordinates with the Spell It Out alphabet stamp set I used for the "MOM" sentiment.  Papers are DCWV - Vintage Collector.

Head over to The Corrosive Challenge blog to see what other banner creations the design team has to share with you!  And play along for your chance to win!

Since Kayne is little still I treated myself to some Mother's Day goodies - a trip to the salon for nails and a pedi as well as six Saturated Canary digis and a new Magnolia die (The castle!  I can't wait for it to arrive!)  But my sweet small man showered me with love only a preschooler can give!

Thanks for stopping in!  I'll have more cards to show off this week as I have at least half a dozen custom creations either done or in the works.  Hope to see you again soon!  Enjoy your day!

Markers used: Copics (E00, E11, E21, E70, E74, E79, R81, R85, BG10, BG13, BG15, BG70, BG72, N2, N4, N6, Y32, Y35).

- Sami Stamps: #13-Anything Goes 
- 613 Avenue Create: #71-Anything Goes
- The Squirrel and The Fox: #69-Mother's Day
- Di's Digi Designs Challenge: Use Those Markers
- Cut It Up Challenges: #44-Mother's Day
- Digitally Sweet Challenges: #87-Mothers
- Get Inky: Flowers for Mother's Day
- Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers: #7-Y is for Your Mama



Donna said...

Gorgeous Mother's Day card! I love the letter tiles and the banner! Thank you for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for our "Y is for Your Mama" challenge!!

Barbara Godden said...

Wow what a great card, love your colouring, and a great take on the sketch, thanks for playing along with the Y is for Your Mama challenge at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers

Lindsey said...

Great card! I love the colouring and the sweet banner. So glad you joined us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Sounds like a great day! Fantastic card. I love the cute image and the cute banner, and especially the MOM tiles!!

Thanks for linking to our Mothers' Day challenge at Cut it Up!

Edie said...

Simply gorgeous Mother's Day card.
So fresh and appealing to the eyes. Any Mom would love this card. Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create.

Unknown said...

Hi Regan! Your card was one of my favorite DT examples at The Corrosive Challenge blog and I have featured it on the Sami Stamps Facebook page (even though you already posted it on there) and on the blog, (I gave credit to you of course)

Migdalia said...

This is just BEAUTIFUL!!!
Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
*Crafting With Creative M*

Grandma Bonnie said...

Beautiful..i love your coloring and construction! Thank you for sharing your card with us at Sami Stamps!

Karen Schroeder said...

Great color combination! Such a beautiful Mother's Day card! Thanks for joining us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

I love all your elements, this is a fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at CIU!

deesdesigns said...

Love how you were able to combine the various challenges into a very successful card. Your coloring is just lovely - great Mother's Day card. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us for our "use your markers" challenge at Di's Digi Designs!

Susan Hogan said...

Your bird is beautiful and a treasured item forever. Your card is also beautiful - the peace only to be wished for by a younger Mum! LOL - it will get better! Thanks for playing along at the Squirrel and the Fox.

Chelle (PhotoArt/MaybeCreative) said...

I love your card. Your take on the sketch is great. Thank you for joining us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Wonderful card love the outside the frame effect you have given it.

And a beautiful present from your son. Lucky girl with the digis too and the die!

Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges!

Annmakes said...

Lovely card! thank you for joining us at Get Inky! Ann DT

Julie Gleeson said...

Wow a stunning card! I love your design! Thank you for sharing at Sami Stamp! Hugs Julie DT x

Kim M said...

Absolutely beautiful! Thanks, CIU Challenge Blog.

d said...

Woweeee...fabulous card! It's one I'd love to Thanks for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges!