I'm On Pinterest!

Follow Me on Pinterest

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Have A Balanced Birthday

Here I am, again! There's always lots going on for me, on Thursdays! I'm here to tell you about a fun new challenge at Shelly's Images.  Our theme this week is, "Show Us What You Got!" and we know its one of your favorites, so there should be lots of entries!  In case you aren't familiar with this challenge, theme, that's our way of saying, "Anything Goes!" Whooo Hoo! Now you KNOW you have to play along, right?!

Oh, and here is something new: One of my lucky followers, who comments on this post, this week, will win a $3 voucher to theShelly's Images Store! That will buy you one image of your choice, from the store! How's that for a bonus incentive to leave a comment!  Remember, you must be a follower of my blog, to win!  Of course, if you aren't already, that is easily fixed - Just hit follow now, leave a comment, and you have a chance to win.

I'd also like to invite some of my followers to join me one week, during my DT week at Shelly's Images, as a guest! You'd provide a project for that week, to be featured on the Shelly's Images blog, and receive, free, our featured image that week, to work with! In addition, we'll give you a $3 gift voucher to award to one person who comments on your blog! Sound like fun, then email me or leave a comment with your email,  for details and for the next available date!

Now, let's talk about today's featured image, at Shelly's Images.  Today's featured image, is the cute elephant, featured in my card.  This cutie is called Balancing Act, and is available today only, for a special price, in the Shelly's Images Store! Get yours, today, before the sale is over!

My card today features today's featured Image, Balancing Act, from Shelly's Images. He's colored with Promarkers.  My card layout uses the sketch at Sketches By Carly. I used buttons recycled from old clothing, for embellishments.  The inside says, "Have A Balanced Birthday!"

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

TPE148 Polka Dots And Stripes at The Pink Elephant
Challenge #80 Just For Him at Lollipop Crafts
Challenge #36 Photo Inspiration at Paper Make Up Stamps
Challenge #119 Clean And Simple at Kaboodle Doodles
Linky Party #89 at Make It Monday
Challenge #56 Sketch at Sketches By Carly
Two For The Price Of One at Stamping With The Dragon
Challenge #33 Clean and Simple at Cardmadfairy's
Challenge #116 No Pesky Girls Allowed at Totally Papercrafts
FBC#86 Photo Inspiration (Colors) at Fresh Brewed Designs
Challenge #154 Card For A Man or Boy at Allsorts
Challenge #45 All Creatures Great And Small at Craft your Days Away
Challenge #21 Male Theme at Little Claire's Designs

Challenge #113 use Your Favorites (Buttons) at One Stitch At A Time
Challenge #20 Clean and Simple at Pile It On
Clean and Simple at Totally Stampalicous
Challenge #24 Anything Goes at Bunny Zoe's Crafts
Masculine at Stamp-N-Doodle
Clean and Simple at Simon Says Stamp
Birthday at Dude Time Doodles
Challenge #149 Photo Inspiration at Passion For Promarkers
Challenge #27 Celebration with Buttons at Crafting For All Seasons Challenge #108 Work Related) Circus Performers at Digi Doodle Shop's Best
Challenge #29 Photo Inspiration (Elephant) at Just Inspirational Challenges


  1. Hi Samantha.This card has a real party feel to it .Love the papers ,the card design and button embellishing .
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  2. Amazing project Sammi. I love the circles and buttons. And the bright colors are so fun! Just great, great, great!

  3. A lovely card and super background papers. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  4. Nice card! Thank you for joining us at Bunny Zoe crafts!

  5. Beautiful digi stamp!! Love the papers!! I love to recycle too!!
    I would love to have a spot as a GD!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!!
    Ruthie xx.

  6. A great card, the colours are so cheerful,
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!

    Hugz Fleur xXx

  7. Fabulous card. Love the papers and that you use buttons. Fits perfect to the paper :)
    Thanks for joining Craft Your Days Away !
    Hugs Berit

  8. Super sweet card. Fab fun colours and cute image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  9. Super cute card Sammi, love the design and sweet image!
    Thanks for entering our male card challenge this week over at Allsorts and good luck!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

  10. Great card, your choice of papers sure adds to the fun circus effect of the digi.

  11. This is so cute and I love your title. Thank you so much for joining us at Craft Your Day's Away this time and good luck.


  12. Lovely LO on your card and a sweet image, thanks for joining our challenge at Craft your days away, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT x

  13. Sweet card! Thanks for playing along with Pile It On this week!

  14. What a cute card! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Kaboodle Doodles.

  15. So bright and fun! Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at Time for our "Use your Favorite" challenge. Best, CG

  16. Hi,
    This is just Adorable!!! Love the little elephant image you've used. Love the dp's, the colour scheme is just perfect. Love the layout and the buttons. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Sketches By Carly and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx

  17. Such a fun card Samnantha! Thanks for playing in the Birthday Inspirational Challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  18. Great B'day card - love the elephant! Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles!

  19. fab card - you have been very busy - thanks again for joining us at dudetimedoodles this week! Rachel x

  20. Cute card and fun image! Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Dude Time Doodles!

  21. What a fun image and great paper choices. Glad you shared it with us for the Birthday Challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week.

  22. What a darling card, I love how you worked with the current Paper Makeup Stamps challenge as well! Great job! Thank you for joining us at the Digi Makeover Challenge!

  23. Lovely card Hun love the papers and cute stamp

    Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges

    Hugs Mandy DDS DT

  24. This is a cute elephant image. I love the bright, fun DP you chose to use with the sketch from Sketches by Carly! Thanks so much for joining us this week. now, I am off to check out Shelly's Images. :) Hugs, Kelly

  25. Cute card thanks for sharing at the Cardmadfairy. Hugs Gillian.

  26. Adorable card!! Love that sweet elephant!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  27. Adorable! Thanks for playing at Stamp-N-Doodle!


  28. Lovely Sammi, love the image too, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

  29. Such a lovely, striking card! All of your cards are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Dude Time Doodles this week. Best, CG

  30. Very cool card lovely & bright

    Thaks for joining us at Digi Doodles shop Challenge

    Tracey Dt

  31. Beautiful card...

    Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's this month & good luck!!
    hugs and xxx