Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Neapolitan Challenge and a "Featured Artist"


Is it hot enough for ice cream where you are? It is here for sure! Does ice cream sound good to you? That's what comes to mind when I think Neapolitan. That is the theme of the HM challenge this week, although they're talking those colors - not necessarily ice cream. I just happened to pick up this stamp last week and I'm so glad I did. It's called "You Snooze You Lose". I colored it with Copics and used my SU Candy Cane DP's, my Curved Rectangle Nesties, and the sentiment is from SU's Crazy for Cupcakes. I've missed a few weeks of participating in the HM challenge which was my first challenge to hear of and enter, so I hate that I'm missing any.

I also wanted to post a card that my 5-year-old granddaughter did for her new baby brother (see Sunday's post.) She colored the image all by herself and I told her I was so proud that I'd post it to my blog. She helped me pick out the papers and put together the rest of the card based on the sketch from last week's Mojo Monday. She brought it to her mom last night at the hospital, and today new brother is home and doing well. Shelby, I'm proud of ya, girl! You're gonna be a stamper at a young age and Grandma LOVES that. Family members, if you follow my blog I'm thinkin' that you want to get on here and leave a comment for that young artist, if you know what I mean. Thanks for stopping by and I'll try to get by and say howdy to y'all on your blogs real soon.

21 comments:

Danni said...

What a sweet card, both yours and your granddaughters!! Wonderful!

Richard said...

Fantastic, I miss you all. Maybe I can get Boo into the whole tool thing. He sure likes to bang on things....

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh goodness, your grandaughter is taking after Granny! The thought just makes me smile! Darling card for this week's challenge! I love this image and the nestie you used to cut it out! Great job Granny!

Richard said...

Need to update your profile, 9 grandchildren, no longer 8...;-)

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Awwww....your card is super sweet. And your granddaughter did amazing too!!

scrapperjulia said...

Love both cards!

Carolyn Bounds said...

Your HM card is scrum-dilly-umptious!!! I love that the ice cream has two flavors...strawberry and chocolate:o) YUMMMMMMY!!! I also love the soft feel to it, the beautiful layout, and the gorgeous bow!!!

I see your granddaughter is following in your footsteps:o) Her card is wonderful!!! It won't be long before she has her own blog for all of us to follow! Until then, I hope she will continue to be your "Featured Artist"!

Love,
Carolyn

Cindy Haffner said...

Both are so adorable.

Shary said...

Two great HM cards love them both. Wish I had the time to take part in the HM challenges.

dolcreations said...

Oh my goodness..your house mouse card is adorable. I love the soft colours you used..Great card!

Your grand daughters card is really cute as well. She may have to get a blog too!
Christine

Carmen O. said...

These cards are just soo sweet! Your DGD did such a fabulous job on her card, she should enter the challenges too.

Leslie Miller said...

What fun I had catching up today! I didn't know HM did bunnies, too. Sweet! And your granddaughter's card is amazing for a 5 yr old! What talent she has! Oh, I can see lots of good times stamping with Grandma... Her card is going to be a very special keepsake!

strawberry fields said...

This is a wonderful card....gorgeous colours
fiona x

Rachel said...

I'm am sooo loving both these cards!! your granddaughter is going to be a fabulous card maker just like her grandmother!!
hugs,
Rachel

Jean said...

Love these cards!! Shelby, yours is lovely. I love the dummy and the little rattle! I look forward to having some time to join the HM challenges again.

Hugs, Jean

Rica said...

Wow watch out Karen, that is one talented 5 yr old, she'll be taking over from you soon!!
Love your Neapoliton card, gorgeous papers and I just love that fabulously coloured image with Hoppy and his double scoop ice cream.
hugs Heather xx

stephanne said...

Yep, that stamps works literally, doesn't it? Super cute card, love the polka dots and tremendous colouring. Adorable work by your featured artist too!!
Stephanie

Valerie said...

Such a sweet card! Just love it!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Now this is just down right darling. Both are so so cute! Love the framing on the bunnies!

Cindy said...

Karen your granddaughter's card is just wonderful. She definitely inherited your talent for putting together great cards and how sweet it is for her to make a card for new baby brother. I also love the card you posted that you did. The colors are so soft and yummy and how cute is that image.

Cindy

Kristine B. said...

BOTH are wonderful!! WOW...ya know, I LOVE polka-dots!! Can't hardly believe a 5 yr. old did that?!!! WOW!! :) She's a real stamp star! Tell her congrats on her new brother!