Monday, 12 December 2011

First of Many...

Today is the day I made my first Challenge card!!!! I know, it's a pretty big milestone. I had been surfing the web this weekend looking for a challenge that took my fancy and I noticed that alot of them are American and even though they allow everybody to enter, only US shipping address win prizes. So I decided I wanted to enter an Australian Challenge first.... Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!!!

I found this great blog called Just Add Ink which is not only an Aussie site, but the challenge this week is a colour challenge, using some of the colours I've been hoping to play with. This is the photo that we are too be inspired by:

Tiffanys no less. And the colours are Poppy Parade, Pool Party, Melon Mambo and Lucky Limeade. The design team have come up with some beautiful interpretations, well worth popping over to take a look!!!

So this is MY design:

I decide to be inspired by the colour and of course the bling. I have a few Christmas Birthdays coming up soon and I really like this stamp from Stampin' Up's Punch Bunch. I don't usually leave so much white card and I was very tempted to "pretty it up" but this is a challenge after all!!!

Hugs and Merry Christmas,


Cardstock: Whisper white, Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Poppy Parade and Lucky Limeade - Stampin' UP.
Ink: Melon Mambo, Pool Party, Poppy Parade and Lucky Limeade - Stampin' Up
Stamps: Punch Bunch - Stampin' Up
Other: Rhinestones - Kaisercraft


  1. Chloe, what a cool take on the challenge. These colours are just so clean and fresh!!

  2. wow!! this is fabulous!! love the colors and layout n design! this just made me smile :-)

  3. Very cute, love the colors and the rhinestones!

  4. I like your use of the rhinestones on this card. A great element for birthdays that come around at Christmas time...bling is always nice at this time of the year...anytime in fact. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink this week and don't forget to come back on Fridays when our challenges go up.

  5. love this! the colors are awesome and i love the design

  6. Gorgeous Birthday card! Wonderful colors.

  7. Love the white space Chloe and a you have used the challenge colours beautifully, love the layout and bling.
    So glad you chose Just Add Ink for your first challege, thanks so much for joining us.

  8. wonderful job using the colors and bling...such a bright and happy card will make anyone's birthday the best

  9. Thank you everybody for all your beautiful comments. I feel very inspired to try another challenge soon... now which will it be!!!

  10. Love it! Beware - JAI challenges are addictive :)

  11. I love your card Chloe! The rhinestones really add that bling factor :) Thanks for joining us at JAI, and I hope we will join us again soon. Christine is right, challenges can be addictive! lol

  12. Can't believe this is your first challenge card -it rocks! Can't wait to see what you come up with next!