Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Purple Dino Valentine

Got all of my groceries this morning and filled up my car. Salt and shovels ready and a list of activities for the kids ready. The big snow is coming tonight and I think I'm prepared for a week of being shut in instead of one day. I was recalling when we were off of school in '79 for over a week because there was so much snow. I think I need to find those pics and post with whatever the kids do in the snow tomorrow. 
Here is my entry for three challenges. Cricut Cardz required a Valentine's Day card for a child, Crop Stop wanted us to emboss with folders or stylus in at least two different patterns, and Paper Playtime was an anything goes challenge. I knew I wanted to do a card for my son to put in his lunch box but, when I saw Crop Stops challenge I knew I had to do the T-rex from Create A Critter (just can't get away from this cart). I was able to use folders that I haven't used yet. I purchased them because I knew they would be great patterns for animals. The background you'll recognize as Traffic Jam. I used Tiny Mosaic and Tiny Bubbles on the dino. I couldn't find the exact sentiment I wanted to I used two stamps from Scrappy Moms, the word I wanted from each and stamped onto cs. It took a lot of restraint not to "bling" it up with Stickles or ribbon. My son wouldn't be too happy about that.



11 comments:

  1. Very cute. I like the way the embossing on the dinosaur looks like scales.

    I am a new follower, looking forward to more seeing more.

    phollyphlox.blogspot.com

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  2. Wow, how cute, you did a Dino-mite job on the challenge, thanks so much for joining CCC.

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  3. Totally cute!!! I absolutely love it and he will too! Good luck with your snow storm ;).

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  4. What a cute card! The embossong on the dino really makes him pop! Thanks for playing with us at Cricut Cardz Challenge! Hope to see you again soon.

    michelle (CCC DT #2)
    http://mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com/

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  5. Fabulous!!! This card is so cute. Love all the textures.

    Thanks for playing along @ CCC.

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  6. Oh, what a fabulous card! The embossing folder is perfect! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

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  7. very sweet! I love this! Thanks for playing the CropStop Challenge!

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  8. Love the dino-too sweet. I just became a follower and would love if you follow me too! Challenges are so much fun!
    Mama LoveBug from LoveBug Creations
    http://lovebugcreations3.blogspot.com/

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  9. That dino is so stinkin' cute I can't stand it!

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    Phyllis
    phollyphlox.blogspot.com

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  11. Just became a follower! Momo sent me!! Love this card! So cute!!

    EricaQ
    http://ericaqscreations.blogspot.com/

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