Jul 13, 2013

Word Play Saturday - July Challenge

Hello everyone and thanks so much for stopping by! 
It's the second saturday of the month, and that means it's time for a new word for the July Word Play Saturday Challenge. But before I get to that I'd like to announce last months winner of the cute mini clear stamp sets. Thanks to all of you that played along!


The winner of last month's challenge was  #67 chosen by random.org.
That is Scatty Jan !

Congratulations!! Please contact me at ellibelle_blog at yahoo dot com with your mailing address including country so I can get the prize out to you.


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Now onto this month's challenge... 
since July is my birthday month, I decided this month's challenge should be all about

Birthdays.

Simply create a card or other papercraft using this month's word as your inspiration.

Here is my creation.


Products used:
Stamps: Wryn -Fairy friends (tiddly inks), party mini letter seals (Whimsy Stamps)
Papers: white by neenah, designer papers by MME and SU
Inks: memento black, distress inks for sponging
Tools:  1 1/4 " circle punch, butterfly punch (MS), sewing machine, copics
Embellishments: twine, glitter

Here is another view.

Copics used:
Hair/shoes: E31, E34, E37, E47
Skin: E11, E00, E000, R00, R20
Dress/wings: B0000, B00, B02, B05
Mushroom: R20, R22, R24, R27, R29 and E40, E41, E43, E47, E49
Grass:G99, G85, G21, YG01, YG03

I am also entering this card into a few other challenges:

Tiddly Inks  #113 Fairies & Mermaids
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge Birthdays
Party Time Tuesdays  #128 Wing It (use an image with wings) 
Bastel-Traum - Birthday Challenge

Totally Papercrafts - all of a flutter 

This month I am giving away this stamp set by Inkadinkado from my own personal collection. 

 
If you'd like to be entered into the prize draw simply create a card or other papercraft  using the word  "Birthdays" as your inspiration, and link it up below. You have until Friday August 9th to play along.


A few things to remember:
 It must be a new creation
You may combine this with other challenges
You must mention and link this blog when entering the challenge
You may enter up to 4 times
Would love to have you as a follower, but it is not a requirement

 

15 comments:

Gail said...

Happy Birthday to you for July Birthday! Thank you for another challenge and enjoy your day!

Squirrel x said...

July is my birthday month too hun! Hope you have an extra special happy one. Will be back with an entry tomorrow. xx

Amy Johnson said...

How adorable! Love the stitching and sparkly butterflies.

carol said...

Hi...super card, so glad you shared your creation with us at TPC, x carol

Tabbatha Sandoval said...

What a beautiful card! This was my first fairy from Tiddly Inks and she was also the first one I colored up for a challenge! So glad you choose her. :D Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks and Happy Birthday to you!

CG said...

Wow, that card is awesome! Thanks for the fun challenge. Best, CG

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Happy birthday Ellie!
Gorgeous card with beautiful colouring.
Hope you have enjoyed your day;-))m

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Hope you had a wonderful Birthday Ellie!

The card is stunning with it's fantastic colours and colouring.

Thanks for a fun challenge sweetie!

Love
Maarit

Loopylou. said...

aww this is just gorgeous and I love the stitching too.
thank you for playing along with the tiddly inks challenge!
hugs Lou xx

Jocelyn aka JoBear2 said...

Thanks for a fun challenge Ellie - my first time playing. I love your card - so gorgeous and beautifully coloured. Happy birthday to you as well :-)

Just linked my card up to #56 - thanks in advance for peeking :-)

Crafty {{hugs}}
Jocelyn x

Nancy in Iowa said...

Fabulous details! Wonderful card. Happy birthday!

Shell B. said...

Fabulous Wryn card!......thanks for the challenge!
Shell B.
http://akstamping.blogspot.com

Susan said...

Beautiful card – lovely layout and colours
Thank you for joining us at Ladybugcraftsink xx

Karen Petitt said...

Only just found you via Paper Playful and am now following! Gorgeous card, fab colouring and thank you for the challenge too hugs Karen

cotnob said...

Such a wonderful inspiration card, thank you for the great challenge.
Pauline
x