Thursday, April 7, 2011

Challenge No. 1 with Get Hippity with Ippity

Welcome to our very first challenge at Get Hippity with Ippity/Join the Unity Community! This challenge runs for the entire month of April. That give you lots of time. The theme is Spring/Summer and Anything Goes. We want to see your creations pertaining to anything spring or summer. And you can create whatever you want, be it cards, scrapbook layout, Easter baskets, etc., whatever your heart's desire. There’s also going to be a First and a Second prize winner. Check out the blog for the prizes. Another thing, if you use an Ippity or Unity stamp in your creation, you will be entered in the judging twice. (The judges are my Design Team, Melissa and Sara!)


I wanted to share with you my little piece of art. My colors turned out to be more summer than spring, but it can go for both seasons. I have used the Ippity stamp set “Sing a New Song.” The finished project is bright (which I like) and a little out of my comfort zone. This was just the second time I used my sewing machine on paper. I still need practice, but I think I am hooked. I love the texture stitching gives paper. I think this was the first time I have used just FIVE Copic colors. LOL!

Challenges that I have entered:
SSC Creative Card Challenges – Stitching on your project
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge – Animals/Pets
DYSU Challenge – Use lots of yellow
Dutch Dare Card Challenge – Spring has Sprung
The Paper Shelter – Anything goes

Supplies I used for “Sing a New Song”:
Stamp set: Ippity “Sing a New Song”
Copics: y15, 17; yr15; bg18, 32
Pens/Inks: Spica in Turquoise; Gelly Roll in Clear Star;
Memento in Tuxedo Black
Embellishments: Stitching in red thread;
yellow pearls from Kaiser Craft
DP: Cosmos Cricket “Togetherness”
CS: Cryogen 80#; SU Real Red and Summer Sun
(Summer Sun may be discontinued)

I hope you join us for our first challenge at Get Hippity with Ippity/Join the Unity Community.

Glad you stopped by.
Aletha

12 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous bright and cheerful card, love those papers and your image. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxx

Denise and Louise said...

Brilliant crd - I love all the bright colours and that little bird is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

carol said...

lovely bright cheerful card, thanks for playing along with C.R.A.F.T. x carol

WencheP said...

Love it - the colors are amazing. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, Thank you for joining in with us at TPS this week
Kevin xx

Jo said...

Wow such a bright and cheerful card! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

kelly said...

Lovely cheery card,thanks for playing at DDCC

dragonllew said...

Great card thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenge.

Jenny x
GDT for April

joy said...

Wonderful elements with bold colors! Great card. Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

princesskitten said...

love all the layers and colours

kitten DYSU team

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….. Thanks for joining us at TPS.....

Beth aka BR-T said...

This is so cute I am lovin the bold funky papers and the stitching is tops! Thanks for playing along with the Your Next Stamp challenge stitching!

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