Sunday, August 7, 2011


Welcome! Today is the LAST day of Smudgefest! :( I really enjoyed all the different challenges to get me outside of my comfort zone and to allow me to put some of myself into each of the creations! I want to thank Terra, Tori and the rest of the Smeared & Smudged Group for helping me out this week! I can't wait for more upcoming events and the weekly challenges to start at the Smudgy Antics Blog! I hope you will join us! Okay onto what the last challenge was all about today...


Today they offered up a little freebie for us to use! Her name is Calypso, I really like her and had so much fun coloring her up and creating my picture around her!

Material List

Stamp ~ Smeared Ink - Calypso Single Digi (Image) & My Own Little Mind (Sentiment)
Designer Paper ~ Out Of My Stash
Card Stock ~ Wausau Papers 60# (?) & Stampin' Up (Cranberry Crisp, Creamy Caramel, & Very Vanilla)
Nestabilities by Spellbinders ~ Labels One
Stampin' Up Crystal Effects
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (Script)
Sponge Technique ~ Stampin' Up Ink (Chocolate Chip & Creamy Caramel)
Stampin' Up Double Hole Punch
Ribbons ~ Out Of My Stash
Suede Cord ~ Naturals Jewelry Essentials
Half Pearls ~ Recollections by Michael's Stores Inc.
Stickles by Ranger ~ Cinnamon

Prisma Colored Pencil Numbers

1099, 1082, 1031, 1081, 1029, 1056, & 1058

I will be entering this creation into seven different challenges...

As always thanks for stopping by, if you have any questions or comments feel free to leave me a message with a way to contact you (email or blog address)!
Have a wicked week!


Laura B said...

This turned out gorgeous!:)

ike said...

AWESOME colouring. This is really wonderful and the sentiment is true for rats isn't it. Personally I like them...... the pet ones.... don't really want the wild ones in the house though :-D
FABBO creation. :-D
Ike xx

DK Spins said...

Love how your card turned out & the senti is so true. So many cool textures & love the sparkle!

Scrappy said...

What a great sentiment for this card! Love the texture and coloring too! Fantastic!Thanks so much for joining us at PIO, and Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! We do hope you will join us again soon!

Scrappy - PIO and CtB DT

Ellephantastic said...

Fabby layers & card.
Thank you for playing along with us this month.
Hugs Helen x

Winnie and Patty said...

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge.

I Don't Do Straignt said...

Beautifull coloured and the sentiment is so apt :)

Fiona. x

Aletha J. Williams said...

Another fabulous one, Sara!

Janeen said...

great BG for the image. Can't say i like meeces though! Thanks for entering your fun card in the Anything but a regular card size with Speedy the Cat.

Min said...

Wow, the textures on this card are just terrific! Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Thistleblue said...

lovely card, thanks for joining us this month at Ellephantastic.
Elle DT

Joanne said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
Joanne xo

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Now there's a rat for you!!! lol Awesome coloring and sentiment. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Speedy's Friends Challenge. It is a pleasure to visit and see your work. Hope you can play with us again next week.

Bear Hugs,

Joanne Gilch said...

Thank you for joining the challenge at Ellephantastic.
What a card...and yes, I do very much misunderstand the rodent, but you made a lovely card with lots of layers to spite the little 'rat'...LOL

Lola said...

What a unique card/image with a rather profound sentiment! Thank you for sharing with us at Catch the Bug this week.