Saturday, June 14, 2008

Our first OCC blog challenge!

Good Saturday Morning!
Well today is the day that our new blog challenge group kicks off!
Both of my cards below are done using Cindy's sketch and you can see it AND play along by going over to the
Be sure to check out all the other girls cards too! Gorgeous samples!
We'd love for you to play along with us each week. Leave us a link to your creations and if you upload to SCS be sure to put "OCCC" in the keywords so we can find your cards!
I'm so excited to see what you all come up with!
I have tried to keep this card clean and simple and think that I achieved that.
Stamps: Stampendous, Riveting; Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Choc chip, Old olive, Very Vanilla, Summer Picnic DP; Inks: Old Olive, Choc Chip; Accessories: 5/8" Old olive ribbon, circle punches, Dimensionals
When I saw this scrap of DP it made me think of ice cream! Yum!
Stamps: Denami Design, Hero Arts Cupcake; Cardstock; Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink, WW and Misc DP; Inks: Adirondack Black; Accessories: Copic Markers, Stardust Pen, 5/8" Choc chip ribbon, Small and Lg oval punches, Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, Dimensionals
Also be sure to check out Jen's SFYTT and my card sample on i{heart}2stamp!
Thanks for stopping by today!
ETA: Seems there was another OCC in SCS so we have changed it to be OCCC in the key words...for Our Creative Corner Challenge ;)

30 comments:

Dottie K. said...

Those cards are just yummy. Love the colors and that layout. I really like that ice cream stamp - so cute. :)

Jennifer said...

Your OCC card is simple...and BEAUTIFUL! I'm wowed with how you've taken a sketch and kept true to it and yet have kept is clean and simple. Sometimes I have trouble with overthinking. I love your cards!

Mimi Hornberger said...

Oh how yummy. I want to take a bite. XO, Mimi

Heather said...

Luscious looking cards!
Congrats on being Jen's guest designer for June. Definitely a well deserved honor for you!

Cindy Haffner said...

Dawn love both your cards, awesome job, one so elegant, one so fun and pretty.

Lynda Benden said...

Awesome card Dawn!!! Your coloring is wonderful and that ice cream looks delicious!!! Great job Dawn!

Amy Sheffer said...

Dawn, I absolutely love the simple elegance of the first - just fantastic. And the second is so cute! I have to agree with you - that dp screams ice cream! Awesome job with the sketch!

peanutbee said...

LOVE both cards! The firt is so elegant...love the colors!! The second is totally fun...and yes, that DP definitely says ice cream to me too. Awesome coloring as well!! :)

Carolyn King said...

love your cards---stunning and yummy!!! Fantastic! (lovin that green!)

denise said...

I just love the cards. Both are different and beautiful in their own way. The ice cream just screams for eating and the other card is simple but yet a piece of art!
Denise G

Anonymous said...

Oh I do love the green card!

Helen

Laurie Schmidlin said...

Dawn, first...I am so impressed that you mad TWO cards for the sketch challenge!! Wow!! :-)

Your first card is stunning! I love the clean and crisp look...it's just fantastic! (That little brown strip across the bottom is perfect!!)

Your second card is so FUN! I love that paper...and your ice cream cone is so delicious looking!!

Beautiful cards!!

Lovetostamp6 said...

Both card are amazing Dawn!! I LOVE the colors and that ice cream image is super! Thanks so much for your help and support for "our Creative Corner".

Hope you are feeling better, please know we are ALL thinking of you!

Stamping hugs, Jennifer :)

Nancy Riley said...

Awesome samples from an awesome sketch! Hope I can find time to play along this weekend!

Alexandra said...

Yummy, yummy cards Dawn - that sketch is awesome and I am super excited for you!! I will have to go and check it out! Your cards for Jen's sketch are rockin' too!

I would LOVE to come and visit and help you scrapbook - LOL!

*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Lori said...

Great job with the sketch! The first card is so elegant and the second is just so yummy-looking. I'm going to try to find time to play in the challenge this weekend . . .

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh Dawn your cards are always so beautifully designed and elegant. Love both of these.

jackiestamps4fun said...

These are both so wonderful! I especially like the first one because I love those flower images so much!

Julie Masse said...

What different cards but both are beautiful! Great sketch - I hope to have time to play with it this week! :)

Donna said...

love the simplicity, clean lines of the OCCC card & yes, the DP reminds me of yummy ice cream to! what a cute card

Lisa Nagata said...

Fab cards Dawn.Your card on Jen's blog is Fab also.

Christina Fischer said...

Great sketch -- LOVE your samples! The first is so beautiful, and I love the clean and simple design. the second is so much fun, and I love the ice cream-y colors!! Awesome work as always! :)

Maria said...

Ooh, gorgeous cards Dawn!! I love the colors and everything about your first card! It's simply beautiful!

Your second card is so yummy! Love all the happy colors!! Another great card!!

Maria

Allison said...

Wow...that first one is so striking...love everything about it! If you ever get sick of that stamp send it south along the #2! Your ice cream card is super sweet too!

Marilyn said...

Fabulous cards Dawn - I am so excited about this new blog - and I can't wait to play with the sketch although it may not be until tomorrow! Love the simplicity of the sketch and the colors you used - stunning!

angie said...

Darling cards for the 1st challenge!!

Rose Ann said...

Your first card is sooo fresh and beautiful, and I love your yummy icecream on the second!! Wonderful designs, Dawn!!

Lauren (mytime) said...

These are just gorgeous!!!!! Love the LO! Your colors always put me in a tailspin :D

texasjodylynn said...

I Looooooooove that STampendous flower stamp and you made it look GREAT! Super beautiful card! Love it!

Allison said...

These cards are gorgeous too! I LOVE the green one!