Thursday, July 9, 2009

Cuttlebug Challenge 39


This week's Cuttlebug Challenge was to create 1) a woodsy project - using woodland animals 2) To use the orange, turquoise and green palate and 3) to use something from nature. Well, I was really worried about using something from nature and having it look like it was not just an afterthought. I was so excited to use pine needles as a flower embellishment. I really like how the darker orange-ish brown helped to ground the design as well.

I used the Floral Screen CB folder, the cute owl stamp was "You're a Hoot" from Close to My Heart, inks were Dessert Sand and Ocean (also from CTMH) Papers were from My Mind's Eye, Basic Grey - Romani, and Pop Culture from KI Memories, the ribbon was from Quick Quotes, and Distress Stickles in Broken China.

This was just so fun! If you have never entered any challenges, you should! It really pushes you to keep making creative things and not always work in your comfort zone.

13 comments:

Michelle said...

gini! your card for this challenge is absolutely fantastic and fantabulous!
Thanks for playing along this week at the cuttlebug challenge blog!
michelle.
http://www.cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com/

Cassie said...

oh my gosh -- this is AWESOME!! thanks for playing at CBC!

Rosemary said...

This is gorgeous!!..Love the prints and designs of your flowers especially the pine needles!!..how clever!! Thank you for taking the challenge at Cuttlebug Challenge!!

Ingrid said...

Gini, this is gorgeous. Using the pin needles the way you did is a great idea. Thanks for playing along with us at CBC.

Anja (scrappie) said...

This is great love how you used those pin needles

Hanneke said...

Beautiful!!

Thanks for playing along with us!

Hanneke,
DT member @ Cuttlebug Challenge Blog

Nancy Sanders said...

Very cute, I have that paper and never thought to ose it but it is perfect for this challenge. Where to go!

Beth said...

Gini what a beautiful take on this weeks challenge just love your flowers.
Thanks for playing along at CBC
Hugs
Beth

Shantaie said...

Gini, Using pine needles was such a great idea, Im with you they are a stellar addition to your fab project! thanks for playing along at cuttlebug challenge blog!

Jackie G said...

Gini,
This is so adorable!!
thanks for playing with us at Cuttlebug Challenge!!
**Jackie**
http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com

Terrie B x said...

This is a FAbulous card..
Great use of the Challenge..
`Thanks` for joining in with the Cuttlebug Challenges
terrie http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com/

Maggie said...

Gini, this is so gorgeous!
Maggie
http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com

June Houck said...

Wonderful and darling project! Good luck with the challenge :)

June Houck
Proud DT member @ Cuttlebug Challenge blog
http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com/