Thursday, 1 April 2010

Sir Stampalot challenges you !

Good Morning to you all! Hopefully you have ventured here from the Sir Stampalot Challenge - if not make sure you are signed up to follow and pop over there for the low down on how to win an AMAZING prize! Over the coming months we have some fantastic themes lined up for you, along with some fabulous prizes from Sir Stampalot. There are more details on the Challenge blog in the sidebar and on the post. Our first theme is:
Sir Stampalot have been so generous with the winners prize .......pinch yourself first because it's:
A Cricut Personal Electronic Cutter
PLUS a Pooh Font Cartridge
Good stuff, eh? Guaranteed to get you motivated! We will also select our Top 3 who will be able to display our special logo.
So here are two cards that will hopefully help to motivate you too.
My first card is an easel card. I made the background with acrylic dabbers and stamped over the top with some lavinia stamps. The bubbles are 3d paint and the starfish was made with air drying clay and painted with metallic paint. The corner flourish is a sizzix die.
My second card features the Fantasy tree by Penny Black and the Wizard by Non Sequitur. The Celtic border was embossed with kaleidoscope embossing powder. I made the background with Adirondack colour washes.  The highlights are made with a white gel pen and some icicle stickles.
For some fabulous ideas to help you on your way, please visit the Design Team's blogs - they are truly inspirational! Thanks for popping over. Now go and make a fantastic creation and join in the fun!
Edit: A quick reminder to check the rules in the sidebar
1) Entries may be combined with a maximum of five other challenge - i.e: six in total


Milena said...

Ooooh Sal I love the mermaid! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous :)

craftimamma said...

These are both gorgeous Sally. I love the Fantasy Tree reflection. The colours are just fabulous.

Lesley Xx

Crafty Dawn said...

Oh these are wonderful. I may just get my self off to be put in for this prize it's a biggy isn't it.

I actually stopped by to say thanx for reminding me to put the craft barn link on my TT entry I have and thanx again.

Stunning work

Love Dawn xx

Lesley said...

WOOHOO!!!! What a prize!!! and such gorgeous cards too. Will keep it in mind. Thank you.
Lesley x

lisa said...

What a prize Sally. I will have to get my thinking cap on!!
Your cards are amazing. I love them both. The clay starfish is great and I love the wizard and that stunning tree and your backgrounds and....sorry I think I'm getting carried away, but you get the picture.
Hope you have a great Easter weekend.


Lisa Jane said...

what a gorgeous card - i love that little mermaid . The punched border on the secing card is wonderful
Lisa ;)

Chris said...

Oh WOW!! Sally what truly magical cards... I can't decide which I like best they are so gorgeous :D

Have a great Easter

Chris xx

Zoechaos said...

Magical and stunning both fabulous cards wonderful colours and images and oh just love them.

Jo said...

I do like your tree. Great reflection and you have used the white pen to great effect. Gave me goosebumps!

Sandra said...

hi Sally,
I especially love these colorful layered backgrounds. I also have to try this with the color wash!
I like the reflection of the tree on the water.
Hugs, Sandra


Stunning cards Sally - the colours are so beautiful. Love the Fantasy tree - it's a favourite of mine, and the reflection in the water gives a stunning effect.
Have a very happy Easter.
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Tracy said...

Superb creations and colours too. Love the designsand the images are gorgeous.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Clare said...

Hi Sally,

Your creations are awesome. I love images you have used.

Clare x

Kay Carley said...

What beautiful fantasy cards - I particularly like the secong one as I just love scenic cards.


Kay xx

Cheryl said...

Both of these cards are incredible! I love your attention to detail. You can tell how much work and thought went into both of these. Gorgeous!

pinky said...

Brilliant gorgeous makes, a real treat for the eyes. Have a lovely Easter weekend.

June said...

Fabulous Prize and love the fantasy cards you have made Sally they are gorgeous
hugs June xxxx

Jules said...

Hi Sally

Brilliant work. I love all the gorgeous colours you have used on both creations.

Though I really love both the second is my favourite because that fantasy tree looks awesome.

I hope you are having a brilliant Easter.

Love Jules xx

Michelle said...

Congratulations Sally Wow what wonderful cards and wow what a wonderful prize.
Hope I have time to ..........
x Michelle

Anonymous said...

Two beautiful creations...I love the techniques, you really have made her look like she's swimming in the sea, and the tree is fantastic, I love the reflection and the way you made the light catch the branches

Gorgeous job!!!

Tammy said...

WOW both of these are gorgeous!! I love the images and colors!
Hugs, Tammy

Kimmi said...

Beautiful card. Love the colours and the mermaid is fab! You've given her a lovely place to dwell. Love the starfish too!


Kimmi x

Linda said...

Sally love the mermaid card, I love how you made the bubbles they look really effective and add a nice dimension, love Linda