SUO Challenges 98

WOW! What can I say! You are all AMAZING! The wonderful, kind, sweet comments that you all left yesterday made that the best Monday EVER!! I really could not hope to know a better bunch of people! You really did make my day! People at work kept asking my why I was smiling all day! I said because there are some really awesome people out there! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

So yes, my day was wonderful, despite my jobs attempts to thwart it! Work was very busy like it always is. I went to my parents for dinner and then ran to BestBuy to get mom a new iPad Air. She has the first generation one and it was well past it’s prime. I set it up and came home and crafted for a bit, the perfect end to a perfect Monday! Did you all place your orders? I did! ๐Ÿ™‚

As for the blog candy, I will choose the winner on Friday! Thanks to all 55 of you that left comments! And yes, I replied to every one! ๐Ÿ™‚

Oh, before I forget, here is the Holiday Carry-Over list. There are some really good ones on there, I was very happy to see that both snowflake sets and the Framelits made it! Click here to download a PDF of it so you have it handy!

One last thing, if you scroll down past the products at the ned of the post you can see the Hello Kitty card that I made for my boss to give to her niece.

Now on to today’s post which is my Design Team card for the SUO Challenges blog. This time we ask you to Stamp in the Background. That could be a background stamp or a pattern that you create with stamps. I’m sure you knew that though!

I chose to use the Work of Art Stamp Set. The card base is Whisper White Card Stock. I stamped a rainbow with the Work of Art Stamp Set using Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point and Rich Razzleberry. I backed it with a piece of Gumball Green and adhered it to the base. The greeting is from the Love You to the Moon Stamp Set and is stamped in Gumball Green and cut out with the Chalk Talk Framelits. Stampin’ Dimensionals hold it in place and that’s my card! Very simple but nice and bright and colorful! This card would cheer up anyone’s day, don’t you think?! It would also be a good card to make a bunch of and have on hand! And that’s my SUO Challenges card for our Stamping in the Background challenge. Take a little click over to the blog and see what the rest of the Design Team has done and let’s see what you can do, upload your project to the gallery! Thank you so very much for coming by today. I hope you enjoyed the cards and that you have a wonderful Tuesday! ๐Ÿ™‚

SUO Challenges 98-JK-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Whisper White and Gumball Green

Ink:ย Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry and Gumball Green Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Love You to the Moon Clear Mount and Work of Art Wood Mount

Framelits: Chalk Talk

Tools: Big Shot, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL


Here she is, my first punch art card, Hello Kitty!
Hello Kitty NC

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38 Replies to “SUO Challenges 98”

  1. What a beautiful morning to wake up to a rainbow!! I love the bold streaks of the Work of Art set. Can’t wait for mine to arrive later this week! Your Hello Kitty card is perfect for your boss’s niece! A great job! The extra kitty bling will brighten her day too! Noticed the new In Color feathers. Need to add an extra one for Mossy Meadow! Have a great Tuesday!

    1. Why thank you Beth! The Work of Art set is growing on me. My boss said that her niece likes bling so there you have it! Yes, I did change the feathers, I thought about adding a 5th one for Mossy Meadow but I’m not sure! Enjoy your Tuesday! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Two great cards! I love the rainbow and congrats on a job well done on the punch art for Hello Kitty!

  3. I love Hello Kitty ! She has been around for a long time . Cute card and I noticed those colorful feathers too ! Your Work of Art card ain`t so bad either … all the color !

    1. Yes, she has been around for a long time, but still looks good! LOL! Changed the feathers, might have to add the fifth one. LOL! Glad you like the rainbow too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. I am soooooooo in love with the set Work of Art! It is going on my list of all time favorites. So versatile. Loving your card today. I think you might of made the background just for me. Last night I looked out my window to see a spectacular double rainbow! Oh my, they were so bright and vibrant! I went outside and just took it all in. Just stood there smiling in amazement. Now to yesterday’s post. I was very late looking at it. Truly delightful. So fun to look at earlier designs up to current. One can see how your style changed and evolved to what it is today. It is always a delight to see what you have to showcase daily. I can envision this little 7 year old squealing with joy. Although I’m not a punch art fan, Hello Kitty is the cutest card. Job well done.

    1. Thank you Lisa! Work of Art is definitely growing on me. Yes, then the card is just for you! Wow! A double rainbow?! Those are rare! I’m glad you enjoyed the look back, I did have fun going through the cards. It was a little trip down memory lane. I am not a punch art fan, but when my boss asked for Hello Kitty that was the only way to go! Have a great day my friend! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Such a happy card! I love it! I got my order in yesterday too and Work of Art was on it. Like you at first I wasn’t sure about that set. But when you think of it as a background, it’s pretty cool.
    Your ‘Hello Kitty’ card is adorable!!!
    I can’t wait to see which other sets you’ve ordered and what you do with themโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ™‚
    Enjoy your day!

    1. Thank you Gerri! I wasn’t sure about the Work of Art Set but it’s growing on me! It definitely does do great backgrounds! I’m not a fan of punch art but that’s the only way to make Hello Kitty.I spent too much money but they should be here Thursday! Have a good day! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. For someone who has never done punch art before you did a Fantastic Job! Love it!

  7. Good Morning Justin:

    I love the rainbow card – it’s nice to have a “go to” card that can be made quickly yet be so perfect for any occasion depending on the colors chosen. There are always those times when you need a grab-and-go card and this one certainly covers that. I’ve been caught without backup cards before so this design will cover that as-I-go-Out-the-door need. LOL

    I really love punch art cards because of the dimension they bring as a paper art form. Your Hello Kitty card is so perfect for a little girl. It’s a fun card that looks like it took hours to put together yet, kind of like a puzzle, once together it’s super fun. Great job with both cards today and I’m so happy you had such amazing comments yesterday.

    Wishing you a Terrific Tuesday and I hope your blog will always be as much fun for you as it is for your followers.

    1. Hello Grace!
      Thank you! It was fun and quick to make. Definitely a good go-to card! LOL! I’ve been there too!
      I am really not a fan of punch art, I don’t know why! I did have fun figuring it out. I looked and some samples and made some modifications. Yesterday was amazing! Just wow!
      I appreciate your comments my friend and hope you are having a lovely day! I’m sure that the blog will bring me joy for years to come! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. OMG Jason , if it’s ok, I love to case , my 20 yr old is having a bday on the 19, and she loves , loves ,Hello Kitty, I have made them for her before , like for Halloween , valentine , and her birthday she will get this one , if I may , thanks so mush …. :)))))

  9. Bright and vibrant! Very uplifting card. Also love the kitty card, so adorable! As for the feathers: hum…. my personal opinion is that yes you should probably have 5 feathers and change them up for In-Colors, Brights, etc. etc. like a “colors of the week or month”…. OK better get back to work right…LOL Have a super day.

    1. Thank you Louise! Even though it’s a simple card I still love it! The Kitty Card was fun! I’ll take your suggestion under consideration for the feathers! Enjoy the rest of your work! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Love today’s card. The colors are great, very bright and happy. I can’t wait to get this set. I ordered it yesterday. Aren’t the new colors just great. Can’t be sad looking at them, especially together. Your Hello Kitty card is fantastic too. Great job. I’m sure your boss and her niece will love, love, love it.

    1. Thank you Nancy! Yes, the new colors are fantastic! I love them! My boss loved the card and said she was sure that Sarah would like it too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Love both cards today (as usual), and your new In Color feathers. The Hello Kitty makes me wish I had a little one to send it to. I might send it to a friend who is young at heart instead. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Carol! I thought the In-Colors would be fun, I think I may need to add the 5th one though! I think that the Hello Kitty are would be perfect for a friend! They will love it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. I love both cards too! That Work of Art set is really growing on me. I got it just because I need to step out of my box and I had such a great time making only one card so far, but it’s really a cool set. And Hello Kitty is ADORABLE!!! Great job! My daughter used to love Hello Kitty and she is now 36 so this little kitty has been around a long time. Adorable card Justin and I love your rainbow Work of Art! Hugs!

    1. Thank you Bobbi! Yes, the set has grown on me too. I am trying to think of other things to do with it! Yes, Hello Kitty has been around for ages, she looks pretty good right?!?! LOL! Hugs to you and I hope you are having a nice day! ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Hi Justin,
    I am so glad you were blessed by all the wonderful comments yesterday. You bless me everyday with your blog! So it is only appropriate that you are blessed!
    I really like the Work of Art rainbow you created, very creative! It is a perfect go to card!
    Onto the Hello Kitty Card! Oh my goodness! It is purrrfect! I can’t believe that is your first punch art card! You are so talented!
    I am working on my order for the new catalog, so many great items, I will be spacing the orders out, that’s for sure!
    We are in the midst of a severe thunderstorm here. It was beautiful this morning when I took my granddaughter to the playground. Maybe I will see a second rainbow today!
    Hope your Tuesday is a good one!

    1. Hello Donna!
      Yes, I definitely was blessed yesterday! Thank you so very much! You do need a quick card every once in a while! Glad you like the Hello Kitty card too! I will admit that it was fun to make! I placed my very large catalog order yesterday, I will regret spending the money but I am not a patient person! I hope that you do see another rainbow! It’s just about to rain here otherwise the day was beautiful! I hope that you had a good day too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. You show off the new In Colors beautifully. Love it! Hello Kitty is a big success. I can’t imagine anyone of any age not falling in love with this card. So is this post 1,001? You are on your way now to the next mark. I enjoyed your recap of what you did over the last year, especially your zip line trip in Atlanta. Enjoy the rest of your week! Nancy B

    1. Thanks Nancy! I had fun with the rainbow card and the Hello Kitty card was new territory but just as much fun to make! Yes, post 1001! I’m glad you enjoyed the look back! The zip-line trip will always be on of my favorites! Have a great week! ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Hi Justin! I hope you are still walkin’ on the clouds today! ๐Ÿ˜‰ You do a fantastic job and I’m so glad that you had such nice replies to your post from yesterday. You deserve all the best, my friend!! I love both your cards for today! The rainbow Work of Art is just so pretty…you’re right you could whip up a bunch of those in no time at all. And your first punch art Hello Kitty card is just adorable!!! I’m lovin’ the bling you added to her! I’ll bet she loved the card! Have a wonderful rest of your day…it’s a gorgeous day here today! Hope you’ve got the same. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Hello Karen!
      Yes, I still am! It was amazing to read all of the lovely comments! I will be going on those for a while! Hello Kitty needed some bling I was told! I hope that you had a great day! It’s just getting ready to rain, perfect time to make some cards! Hugs my friend!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Oh my goodness. That Hello Kitty is stinkin’ cute! Way to go. I bet both the recipient and the giver were thrilled with it!!

  17. LOL you deserve every positive comment. Your work is fantastic! And you comment on every post, what a nice touch. Love rainbows, but I want the Hello Kitty cad!!!!! Adorable, just too stinkin cute, and I’m not a Hello Kitty person but this is precious. would you consider sharing measurements?

    1. Thank you so much Linda! You take the time to to comment, it’s only fair that I write back. Plus I love “talking” with you! I will see if I can remember what I used to make the Hello Kitty card and post it in the future. Thank you as always for stopping by! ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Love the way you’ve used the Work of Art stamp set. The colours just pop. Great work on that “first ever” punch card. You’re a natural!

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