Monday, May 10, 2010

BBTB2 - Peggy Loves Vintage Sponsored TBBM Challenge


Good Monday morning bloggers!!  I am finally back in the groove (!) and have several projects to share with you this week.  The first project is, of course, the weekly Bitten by the Bug 2 challenge.  This week Peggy Loves Vintage is sponsoring the challenge.  We were provided with several of Peggy's fabulous vintage images from which to choose to create our project.  We also had to use a specific tag from Tags, Bags, Boxes and More on our projects. 


As you can see I took the road less traveled (note all of the blue projects at BBTB2 this week) and chose this cute hula girl.  She looks so happy with her little ukalie and her fabulous tropical flowers; I thought she was a perfect canidate for an easel fold card.  I began by cutting a frame for my image by using a tag from Just Because Cards and adding an oval cut out to the middle.  I then mounted the framed on image on the required tag, using the tag as a matting.


I used fun and bright papers and added three additional layers of mattings... Because, let's be honest, you cannot have enough color when you plan to add "aloha" to the front of your card. I'm just saying....

As you all know, I missed last week's BBTB2 challenge which used the Life's a Beach cartridge.  What you do not know is that I purchased LAB *just* for that challenge... seriously.  So I had to make up for that by using LAB this week!  As I said above, I planned to use the Aloha cut. I liked the flower on the Aloha cut so well that I cut another for the front of the card, then I cut the flower border for the inside.  I think this more than makes up for missing last week's LAB challenge.


I hope that you will all check back through the week.  I have a few more cards to share with you AND on Saturday I will be back at Everyday Cricut for my monthly project!!  Also, you will want to check Everyday Cricut daily because my design team sister and all around wonderful person, Donna Mundinger is Ms. May.  I promise you that you will not want to miss Donna's work.  WARNING - my jaw usually falls open while looking at Donna's paper art so be warned and do not take food or beverage to the computer with you!!

14 comments:

**Treefrog** said...

OMGosh this is Amazingly Awesome! Love Love Love the colors you used, so bright and electifing! And such an adorable Hula Girl! Looks like you had a blast making this one. Love It!!!!!

Theresa

Jeri said...

Love, love, love all the papers you put together on this Aloha card. I feel like I need another trip back to Hawaii after looking at this.

PeggyLovesVintage said...

What a great card! Love the color combos, it makes the card so cheery! Great job!

MyAuntKath said...

This is bright and beautiful! . Kathie

P.S. We are practically neighbors. I live in Edgefield ha ha

Melissa said...

Susan, what a great card/envie combo! Love the bright, happy colors!

DonnaMundinger said...

Love this Susan! The papers are perfect. It makes me want to go on vacation big time! xxD

Dakota Bear said...

So cute! I love the colors they make such a vibrant card.

SuzanneS said...

Love the card...Pat G needs to see this as it could be adapted to some pages for her Hawaii trip

Crayola58 said...

Susan, LOVE this card. If you visit my blog you will see that I started out with this darling happy faced girl but I could not get it printed down. I kept getting the huge print out. I made a card but I wasn't pleased and I so loved the sailboat so ... Love your card. Such beautiful colors and design.

Julia Moss said...

I love what you did with this image. I love all the vibrant colors you used.....this is one of my favs this week.

CelticWoman said...

Susan love your hula girl, the flowers are perfect and love the paper. Hugs

Creative Momma said...

Love the hula girl but I LOVE your choice of colors and layout on this beautiful card...
Hugs
Marina

Heather said...

This is simply awesome! I love all the red with the splash of blue. Just darling!

JadeCook said...

beautiful card. I love the flowers!