Sunday, March 20, 2011

Hambo Hoedown Challenge, Sparkle

This week the challenge at Hambo is all about the bling. My kind of challenge. We had a very cute party elephant to play with also. Lots of fun and a perfect card for me to make at this time. I'm trying to get a few birthday cards made to give to the VA assisted living home where my Dad is at. I haven't had much time to "play" with spending time there with him and now looking for a job and new place to live! That's a long story better told elsewhere!
Anywho, here is my card for this weeks challenge.
I think he ate too much cake and that caused him to be a little green!  I added some googley eyes and paper pieced his ears. Thanks for a great image and challenge. Looking forward to next weeks.
Happy Crafting,
Shirley G

6 comments:

  1. Great job, Shirley! I wanted to try paper piecing for the first time on this cute little elephant since I saw some on the samples, but with the VCMP at OWH yesterday, I had to just "git 'er done!" Maybe I'll do another card with this image that uses paper piecing. Yours turned out so well!

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  2. Great paper piecing and I love the googley eyes! Thanks for playing along with us at the Hoedown!

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  3. Good luck with the hunt for the new place and job! This is so fun! Love his ears! Thanks for joining us at Hambo this week!

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  4. Cute, love that you used polka dots on the ears! :)

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  5. Shirley, your little green elephant was just celebratin' St. Patty's Day! I love the polka dots and the buttons. Cute card!!

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  6. Yet another technique you are using that I now want to try ! The list just keeps getting longer ! Your elephant is stinkin cute :)

    Hugs,
    Mindy

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