Friday, March 6, 2015

A Flower, a Ladybug, and a Dragon...

This week's challenge at The Outlawz Coloring Challenges is Flowers, in honor of Plant a Flower Day, which is March 12th. My Outlawz Coloring Challenge Teammates, Carla, Penny, Laine, and I challenge you to use create a project for this challenge. You can use any color medium you like, just as long as you color! 

Our March sponsor at The Outlawz Coloring Challenges is Sweet Pea Stamps, who is offering our lucky winner four digis of his/her choice from the Sweet Pea Digi Stamp Store.  Play along with us for your chance to win!

Here's my card for this week with Sweet Pea/Lisa Victoria's Dragon Luck.

Dragon Luck was resized in PhotoElements, printed out onto Neenah cardstock using my laser printer, then colored with Copic markers. The stamp panel was die-cut using one of the dies from Straight Rectangle Multi-Frames die set (Nellie Snellen).

The next largest die from this set was used to die-cut the semi-solid patterned paper from the Sweet Threads 6x6 pad (Basic Grey). A Scalloped Ribbon Border die (Die-namics) and one of the dies from the Conversation Bubble 2 set (Spellbinders) were used to die-cut the stripey paper from the Sweet Threads pad. The Hello die (Elizabeth Craft Designs) was placed in the center of the Conversation Bubble and run through my beloved oft-used Big Kick. Hello was also die-cut from semi-solid paper left over from the mat layer then inset into the Conversation Bubble. 

For some bizarre reason, I decided to run stitches through the holes in the Conversation Bubble. Since I'm needle-impaired, this step probably took longer than resizing the image, printing it out, coloring, and die-cutting all the elements of the card. Miraculously, no blood was shed in this process. 

All edges of the patterned paper were sponged with Gathered Twigs Distress ink, then sheer ladybug patterned ribbon was layered over the scalloped border die. 

Thanks for visiting today! 

I shall enter this card in the following challenges:
Creative Moments Challenges:  Anything Goes/Spring Greens
Scrapy Land Challenges: Anything Goes/Dies
Creative Card Crew Challenges: Green


  1. Fabulous creation Kathi. Love the colors you have used for your dragon image.

  2. Wow! What a colorful card! That dragon image is so adorable with the ladybug on his nose! Love that scalloped border die too! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #13!

  3. Oh, wow, Kathi! This dragon is just darling, and the palette you chose is stunning! Love your coloring, paper, and design. So glad you shed no blood! :^)
    Hope you are feeling much better. Have a great weekend!
    Hugs, Penny

  4. Love the stitches on the speech bubble! Really gives it a different and cute look. This is probably the cutest little dragon ever! Precious image and great use of the dies you used too. Very pretty card. Thanks so much for joining us at Scrapy Land Challenges. Lynn

  5. how darling, Kat! Love your little dragon, and the pretty color choices. Thanks for sharing your pretty project in the Scrapy Land Challenge! hugs and blessings, de {Creative Smiles}

  6. Such a sweet card. Love the colors.

  7. Fabulous creation with lovely colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Moments Challenge. Agnieszka DT