Monday, September 2, 2013

Tea time! Bugs & Critters at Sunshine Mail

Happy September! It's time for a new Sunshine Mail Foundation Challenge (September 1-15). Our theme is "Bugs & Critters" and the only real rule is that you send in at least one card (it doesn't have to be the card you enter in the challenge; Donation guidelines here).  

We are sponsored by Wings and Willows, so I used their Sleep Tight digi stamp:

I just adore this DP by Jillibean Soup; I wish had more from this collection. I've been slowly using this lovely 12x12 sheet. I used some of the scrap to make the flower.

Keeping with the Tea theme, I decided to try my hand at the Teabag-Folding Technique. I used the Kite Fold Flower Tutorial at Sandy's Space.

The Bowl of Sugar and Spoon on the sentiment banner are Starform outline stickers. I cut the piece with an amuse studio die, stamped a sentiment in brown Memento ink, and added a border with a Gold Leaf pen.

Sketch N Stash

The Shabby Tea Room
A.R.T. Card Challenge #12: Ribbons and Pearls
4 Crafty Chicks: Squares (the card is square-shaped, and the flower is made of 1-inch squares)
Inky Impressions #123: Animals
Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Sketch N Stash: Sketch #120
The Shabby Tea Room: Color/Photo Inspiration + Flowers + Tea theme

Thank you for visiting,and hope you'll join us this fortnight at Sunshine Mail,


Janet - aka stacky said...

Lovely card and such a sweet image I really like the little sentiment too.
Thank you for joining in the fun with us at sketch n stash xx

Jenée said...

Aww, I'm a real sucker for cute, and that image is just about as cute as they come. (I'm thinking Night Before Christmas theme, eh?) Anyhoo, wonderful card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us this week at Inky Impressions.

Avril Ann said...

Super cute, card hun, adorable image xxx

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our squares challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!

Leanne DT 4CC!

Chrissie said...

Such an adorable card and your papers are perfect with this cute image (love your flower too!)
Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
Chrissie xx

Jingle said...

Very sweet card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Tamie said...

I love the colors, layout and fantastic image. Incredible inspiration sure glad that you shared it with us at 4CC.

Vivi Casale said...

such adorable card!
Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash challenge!