Friday, January 8, 2010

Polka Dot Fun! Put your shades on!




 I Know!!!! This card is bright! I made this late at night this weekend...and no, I was not drinking LOL! The challenge at Crazy4Challenges
this week is Polka Dots! Do you think maybe I went a little crazy?  Well, I do and I have been looking at this card for a week..but it has actually grown on me. The image is from alota Rubber Stamps and I bought a whole sheet of Molly Moo stamps at last years rubber stamp convention in March.(Just took me a while to get around to using them).
I changed up the image some and added hearts where the leaves/flowers are on the vines to make it more "Valentiney"  I wasn't real sure how to color a Holstein cow, but I gave it a shot (gotta be holsteins, right Melissa?)

Well, that's it for now. I do have a fun house mouse card to show this weekend as well as a sympathy card :(  to show you--just have to get the posts written up this weekend. See you then! Stay warm everyone...and don't rub it in Shirley N! LOL (Shirley lives in Hawaii where everyone stays warm)

And oh.....some fun things to be made with my Cricut too!

ETA: This card is going Becca...you can read about her HERE. I think it will cheer her up some.

Card details:

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Stamps: Molly Moo from alota Rubber Stamps, Sentiment is retired SU!

Cardstock: S.E.I, Bo Bunny polka dots, SU! Rose Red and Green

Ink: Memento Black, Copics, SU Rose Red

Misc: Heart punch, nesties, misc ribbon, MS border punch, SU! paper piercer, SU circle punches

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12 comments:

Grove Designs Co, aka Kriskropmemories said...

I love how bright this card is, really fun! I love the cow!!
Cheers

Carolyn Bounds said...

I love the bright colors in this fabulous card!!! They remind me of summertime...sunshine...and warm weather!!! So personally, I think it is THE perfect card to help get over this chilly winter we are experiencing in the south. I also think you have the Holstein part down pat, cuz she looks adorable!!! I keep wanting to hear her sing..."California".

As for the Hawaii comment, I am totally feeling you!! Our oldest son is stationed there and makes it a point to let all of us know just how beautiful it is there. Man, what a stinker!!!=0] Must get those genes from his Dad;o) Hahaha!!!

Have a wonderful weekend, my friend!!!

Love and Hugs!!
Carolyn

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

I don't think its bright....I think its FUN! Great job!

Sue said...

I LOVE it! It's such a fun card and you even used polka dot ribbon. Very nice and not too bright, just right!!!

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

Cute card, Sue! I love the polka dots, and that sweet Ms. Cow is downright cute and friendly-looking. Well done. Hope you're stayin' warm. This part of Florida is freezing....literally!

mason.melissa04 said...

I love the cow...she is colored perfectly (as a holstein, of course!). Next year when it's time for the stamp convention I would like to invite myself along with you! Well you don't have to take me, but please tell me when and where. You always have to cutest stamps! Can't wait to see the cricut projects. Still waiting for the recipe project! By the way I have been using the google reader you set up for me...I LOVE it! Thank you!
Love you!
Melissa

Silli said...

Such a sweet Card Sue, I love the funny image and the colors... happy weekend... Big hugs!

Allison said...

I love her esp. against the black (I need to remember black more often!).

theneon said...

Sue -- you've done it again -- this is just as colorful as your yummy gumdrop fudge you made over the Holidays -- but I think this would be less fattening. Coming from a farming background, I can say that you did a great job with this Holstein Babe -- and love the heart vines. I'll be back soon as I see you've got a lot of new stuff since I was here.

Our Little Inspirations said...

Oh, this is adorable and I'm sure Becca will have a smile on her face after she sees it :) I love all those polka dots!!

Elena said...

I think this card is so cheerful and so much fun! And it will sure brighten up Becca's day!

Larissa said...

Hi Sue

Great card! I love all the polka dots on your card! :) That green ribbon is just too cute! The black polkadot designpaper is also really great. Love the little hearts you added to the image.

I think I really need this MS border punch. ;) I saw the new stampin up punch, but I didn't like it because I wanted a scalloped edge and I know I see there is allready one like that. :) Does it also punch those little holes?

Hugs,
Larissa

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