Tuesday, December 4, 2012

{PIN}spirational Challenge # 36

Hello Friends!

I have two posts for you today so make sure you scroll down to see the second post.  I also have some more exciting news to share!  I have been offered a position on the team of {PIN}spirational Challenges!!!  Lots of good news to share lately, I have been feeling very blessed.  

Well, you ask what the {PIN}spirational challenges are?  Each week the challenge is to look at a picture and make a creation inspired by the picture.  So this week the beautiful blue ornaments are your inspiration.

The sponsor this week is QKR Stampede.


So finally my card.  I think this mouse is adorable from the sponsor.  I colored him up with my copics and matted him using Spellbinders oval dies.  I tied some extra twine to the ornament to make it look like he was getting ready to hang the ornament.  The background paper is by MME and the sentiment was cut out of a paper by Me & My Big Ideas.  I used some extra perfect pearls and lace for embellishments.

Copics used:
Ornament & Pants:  B91, B93, B95, B97, B99
Holly: YG93, YG95, YG97
Mouse:  W1, W3, W5, W7
Bell:  Y28, W1, W3
Shoes:  E41, E43, E44
Hat:  R24, R27, R89

The inside I used more MME paper and used a punch by EK Success to cut out the lace in green.  The tag was inked with Tim Holtz distress inks and stamped with PSX Sentiment.

Ok, it is your turn.  Take another look at the ornament picture and head over to {PIN}spirational Challenges to play along with us.  The challenge closes Monday December 10.

I would also like to enter this in the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by!
Blessings until next time....


  1. Fantastic card and fabulous coloring! Love the inside as well.

  2. Athina, this is just WOW and gorgeous!!! Love your awesome coloring on this little guy and the sentiment is perfect for the image! So pretty.

  3. WOW!!! Athina, your card is amazing! Love the way you colored the image and everything about your card coordinates so well!!!

  4. Congratulations! I'm sure you'll do amazing work for them.
    Love this Christmas card and the sweet and fun image is colored to perfection.


  5. Congrats on the new DT position! Your card is just beautiful!! I love the DP you used and the image is adorable.

  6. Another gorgeous creation girl! I LOVE the layout & your coloring is awesome as always! TFS!!!

  7. So cute!!! I love that mouse! Your coloring is gorgeous as always! Congrats on making the DT!

  8. What a great job you did on your card! Love, love, love it! Thanks for joining the QKR Stampede challenge this week.

  9. Super card with a lovely fun image - thanks for sharing it for the QKR stampede Christmas challenge 16 (Hazel, Guest Designer) x

  10. fab card! love the papers
    thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy this week

  11. Great cards. I love them...Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at QKR Stampede. Hope to see you again next week. joann sassy raggedy

  12. Congratulations Athina! I love inspirational challenges they are so fun! You will do an amazing job! I can't wait to see your projects :)

  13. Lovely card! You did an amazing job with the image!!! Thank you for joining our QKR Challenge this week.
    Ruza ~ QKR DT

  14. Fabulous card. Thank you for joining us at Cards Galore this month. Good luck

    Linda DT

  15. Congrats...fabulous card , composition and coloring!!!

  16. Gorgeous, thank you for playing along with Natalie & Amy's Challenge xx

  17. Cool and adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Oozak Challenge and hope to see you again for the next ones :o)


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