Saturday, July 18, 2009

Sweet Stop Challenge #13

Good morning, and welcome to Sweet -n Sassy's Sweet Stop Challenge. You really should check out the sketch and play along. There are free digis at stake! I received this stamp set from Korin this week, and I was so excited to use it that I let the fact that this week was a sketch with a spin go right out the window. The spin was to do a Christmas card. Oh well! I'll have another one finished with a spin for reveal by Wednesday morning when our Jr. DT submissions will be posted. Like I need another excuse to make a card with these wonderful stamps.
This little hippo was just screaming to be paper pieced, so that's the direction I took him. Isn't he a cutie. I combined this sketch with the CC227 on Splitcoaststampers, which was to use black, white, banana, and lavender. I hope you enjoy my take on these challenges today! I so appreciate you taking the time to spend a little of your day here. I'm doing lots of stamping today, and some grocery shopping. Also celebrating the birthday of my oldest! As I said in a previous post...I can't believe my baby boy is 25 years old today!!!! Happy birthday, Tyler! I Love you forever!!!! ~Mom
And I love you... My stamping friends, too! Have a happy day!
Love Ya!
Supply List
Paper: Lavendar Lace, Canson Watercolor Paper, Basic Black, Barely Banana, Tea Party DSP
Ink: Lavendar Lace, Pretty in Pink, Soft Suede, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White Craft Ink
Stamps: Baby Blessings from Sweet -n Sassy Stamps
Accessories: Yellow grosgrain ribbon, Lavender Rinestones, Scalloped Edge Punch, Circle Punch, Paper Piercing Tool and Template, Fine Tip Markers, White Gel Pen


Stef H said...

this is gorgeous! and the paper you pieced with is super!

happy birthday tyler!


Becky said...

He is a cutie and the card is adorable, love the colors and paper piercing.

Happy Birthday Tyler!!

Leah said...

This card is absolutely adorable! I love it:) Thank you so much for visiting me too and leaving comments, I've got you bookmarked now so I'll come say hi more often too:) Hugs!

B said...

So adorable! :) Love the colors and the paper piecing on the hippo! Oh and of course the paper piercing! Haha! Love it!

Barbara said...

Very fun card and the paper piecing was just the right call. And Happy Birthday to your son!


Ceal said...

Lorie, Your card is so adorable! I haven't received my stamps yet but I am patiently waiting so I can play. I love the color combo and the paper piecing. I just LOVE this card!

Tanja said...

Lorie, the hippo IS the cutest ever! Love your paper piecing and coloring as always! Enjoy your day, my friend!

Mary Giles said...

How cute is this and to combine those colors would have been a nightmare for me. You did materfully though. Great job!

Catherine said...

Awwww! I have a stuffed purple hippo - I bring him out at Xmas because it reminds me of the song! This is super cute, Lorie! Happy B-day Tyler!!!!

Nancy said...

Your card is Way Too CUTE!!!

Yes, you're right about the paper piecing. I did the same thing with Elly for the Sheetload August challenge. Why color when there's paper!!!

By the way, Saturday, the 18th, was my son's birthday also.

Unknown said...

Lorie! WHAT an adorable little fellah!
The paper you chose is perfect! It's Subtle and it works. He's a little CUTIE coloured as ever, to perfection. You've captured the challenge wonderfully!
Hugs Viv xxx

Anonymous said...

This is SO cute!!

Anonymous said...

What a sweet, sweet hippo! He looks so cute with the combination of paper piecing and coloring. Great color combo, too! Happy (belated) birthday to your son and congrats to you on 25 years of mothering!