Monday, January 9, 2012

Dream Valley Challenge #23: Anything Goes!

Good morning, better late than never with this post, right?  Sheesh.  I did a MASSIVE housecleaning effort on Saturday and spent Sunday at my parents' house, and almost didn't remember to post this (I think an "I will auto-post every time a project is completed" resolution is in order this year *ahem ahem*)

This is the first Dream Valley Challenge for 2012, and it's simple: anything goes!  After all the chaos of the holidays, isn't it nice to have a super simple challenge?  Show us ANYTHING you want...scrapbook layout, card, ATC, altered item, even jewelry, for a chance to win our prize..........a gift certificate to One Stop Card Crafts!

Here's my creation, the first card of 2012.  I kept it simple (probably because I just finished making all of my Christmas cards right before tackling this one!!)  Pulled out a Crafter's Companion Popcorn's Pals stamp set and went to work coloring her with my Spectrum Noir markers.  Added some Stickles for accents, and made sure to coat the balloons and her shoes in Glossy Accents.  I love shiny things :)  MME Lime Twist Happy Go Lucky 6X6 pad for the papers.  I have committed to use up my stash from 2011 before I get new stuff...yeah right.  I say that every year.  Just not gonna happen.  These papers are about a year old, so I figured I'd better get crackin!  Crate Paper border sticker accented with Stickles.




That's it for now, head over to the Dream Valley Challenge Blog to see what amazing things the rest of our DT created (and there are some GORGEOUS things!)  Link up your own creation, we love to see what you all make, and enter to win our fab prize.  You have until January 22nd to do so.  Hope to see you there!  Time to get back to my "real" job.  Boooooo...but it pays for my paper addiction, so I'll do it :)

xx
Khristen

9 comments:

Dawn said...

Oh she is cute, isnt is nice to be making other cards for a change? lol. Lovely card hon x

Jack said...

This is gorgeous, love the glossy additions. xx

Stacy H-W said...

This is really so cute!! I think you did a marvelous job coloring too. I have started uploading my photos to blogger when I finish a project. It takes me longer to write the post sometimes than to make the project! LOL I had 7 "future" posts loaded with photos and ready for words while I was in OK for xmas and how many did I actually get on the blog?? Maybe two. lol I'm a dork! ha Have a great Monday!

mags said...

Lovely card. Really sweet image and love the addition of the glossy accents.
Mags
x

melsanford said...

Beautiful card. I love the image and the lovely balloons :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Carrie's Corner said...

Very cute card! The glossy accents are a perfect touch!

Hugs
Carrie

Lin said...

I was late with mine too Khristen, perhaps we should form a support group, lol

Cute creation, so bright and cheerful and perfect to push away the drab days of Winter

Lin

Susie said...

Love the stickles and gloss! Susie x

Debs said...

super cute hon..hugs Debs x