Sunday, May 30, 2010

High Hopes Challenge ~ It’s A Party

Happy Sunday. I hope your weekend has been a nice one so far! We have had really hot weather but today there was quite a strong breeze which was really refreshing. My hubby and two older boys went fishing all morning so that left myself and the little guy t home. We played in the garden and went for a bike ride! It was so relaxing. In the afternoon I was able to spend some time in my craft room and made a few cards for some upcoming DTs.

The High Hopes Challenge this week is to create a card with the theme “It’s a Party”. When I started searching for which image I would use, I came across this cute Koala and matching sentiment and thought of my SU Asian Flair set that I haven’t used in ages. I decided they would pair together nicely although it is a pretty loose interpretation of the theme!

Whiff of Joy 2010 - Page 051

  • Stamps: High Hopes Sydney Koala + sentiment, SU! Asian Flair (may be retired)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU! Chocolate Chip, Garden Green
  • Paper: SU Garden Green, Chocolate Chip, DP is from Stash and I don’t remember the make
  • Coloring: Copic Markers
  • Embellies: Leaves made with SU! Leaf die

If you are looking to purchase High Hopes stamps why not check out our Diva's stores.
Amy Wegener - Stampin' Stuff based out of Australia
Nikki Fairbairn - Bunny Zoe's Crafts based out of the UK/Europe
Lacey Stephens - Stamp and Create based out of the US
Amy Leggate - Paper Romance based out of Canada

Hope you can join us at the HH challenge this week. This is the fabulous stamp that is up for grabs! So why not give it a try?

12 comments:

Merry said...

This is so fantastic.....so love that koala and all your embellishments.

Tracey said...

This is adorable Jeanette! Love it!!

Andy said...

Fantastic coloring Jeanette, a funny card, I like it. LG Andy

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Oh Jeanette! This is adorable and yes...the two sets go together nicely! Love that sweet little koala, and you've colored him up perfectly! Happy Sunday! :D

Squirrel x said...

It's always been a dream of mine to be able to cuddle a real koala, they are just such adorable little critters, and your koala is super super super cute hunny! Fabulous card and stunning colouring as always. Hugs, Sxxx

6 wacky women said...

Awesome card, Jeanette
Your colouring is fabulous, great design and details too.

Karen x

Heather x said...

Beautiful card Jeanette, beautiful colouring as always :0)
*hugs* Heather x

Lisa Summerhays said...

Love it! I've never seen the koala stamp before. He's fantastic!!

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Your card is wonderful! The image is so sweet, really super!
Hugs Jacqueline

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Jeanette,i love your image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Angelwood said...

Oh what a sweet image and I love that cute sentiment. Your coloring is fabulous! I love it! hugs, Angela

Lacey Stephens said...

What a fun card! I love all of the colors and patterns you used!! I don't actually have this stamp! He's so adorable!!
~Lacey

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