Saturday, March 7, 2020

Time for another Challenge Combo!

Hello and welcome back! It's been ages since I entered a challenge, but I needed to make a special birthday card today so I decided to see what was available out there. I found a nice color challenge and already had a stamp set in mind, so this is what I made:

I've had this foiled paper in my stash almost since it became available in the catalog but hadn't opened the package yet. It's so pretty! And the Pretty Peacock color fit right in to the challenge at Fab Friday this week.

The challenge also helped me choose the colors for the flowers. Luckily, Stampin' Blends come in all of those colors, so I was able to enter the coloring challenge at SUO.

I didn't know if there was another challenge out there that would fit this card, but then I found the tic-tac-toe challenge at the Paper Craft Crew.

This card hits all the blocks in the center column!

The challenge at #imbringingbirthdaysback has really kept me busy this year, but I'm determined to stick with it. So far, I've distributed 75 cards: birthdays, anniversaries, valentines, get well, and sympathy. March is a particularly busy month for me, as there are at least 34 card-sending occasions on my list and I'm deep into working tax season as a seasonal accountant. Today, I made 16 cards from a retired kit and the Paper Pumpkin kits are also a life saver!

Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!


Supplies used (all Stampin' Up!):

Stamp set - Band Together
Paper - Very Vanilla and Mint Macaron cardstock, Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock, Noble Peacock Specialty DSP
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Pretty Peacock, Rococo Rose
Coloring Tools: Stampin' Blends - Petal Pink Light & Dark, Rococo Rose Light & Dark, Mint Macaron Light & Dark
Tools - Big Shot, Detailed Bands Dies, SNAIL, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Stampin' Dimensionals


  1. Cindy, this is wonderful! Great mix of challenges and papers - love your coloring of those flowers, too - so pretty! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday AND SUO!

  2. So glad you entered your gorgeous card in the SUO Challenge. It is just lovely with the peacock foil background! Thanks for joining us!

  3. Beautiful card, Cindi! That Pretty Peacock foil really helps make your colorful flowers pop. Thanks for joining us at SUO Challenges, hope to see you in our gallery for the new challenge starting today!


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