Monday, March 7, 2011

Design Dollies Color Challenge!!

Well, I just have to tell you again, how THRILLED I am to have been selected to be the MARCH 2011 Guest Designer on the DESIGN DOLLIES BLOG !!!

If you are new to "THE DOLLIES"  please head on over for a visit to "THE DOLLHOUSE" and PLAY along with us!  I have to say - their challenges are my FAVORITES! 

Each week - they give me ( and YOU if you play with us) the opportunity to USE some of the STUFF that YOU know, and I know we ALL have!  Also - it gives me a chance to take a little "ME" time - an hour or two per week - and I know WE CAN ALL use some of that!

Here is how it works  ( these details are also noted on their HOW TO PLAY info on their BLOG - but I'll give you a quick run-down here!)

Each Monday of the month  - a NEW Challenge is posted as a guide for you to make a Card or Layout:
The FIRST Monday is a COLOR Challenge.
The SECOND Monday is an ELEMENT Challenge.
The THIRD Monday is a SKETCH Challenge.
The FOURTH Monday is a TRIFECTA!!! - this means you need to incorporate ALL of the challenges in to
ONE Layout or Card. 

So.... go visit the "DOLLHOUSE" and see for yourself - Check back there often this week, and you can see all of the COLOR Challenge submission from all over the world, as well as all previous weeks Challenges and submissions too!  LOTS OF CRAFTY GOODNESS - so please CHECK IT OUT!

March's Color Challenge is Monocromatic PINK with a POP of YELLOW!  Here is my submission:

My layout uses a sketch that was done by a street artist, while I was in Ft. Laurderdale with my husband - and a group of Teamsters for a convention we attended last February.  While we were sitting outside, enjoying a Margarita, this street artist sat down, sketched us -then handed us this drawing and said $10.00!  Well - of course I HAD to have it!  (that's me in the bottom right corner - and my hubby Phil is to my left in the picture - bottom middle guy!)  When I saw the color challenge, I knew it would work perfectly!

That's ME!

I added some broken pieces of jewelry on the bottom right corner, along with the "HAWT" Pink Crystal trim from my FAVORITE Local and On-line Scrapbook Store - Scrap-A-Doodle Doo  (they have all the HOTTEST "STUFF") along the bottom of the sketch -

The sketch is on a sparkly pink mat, all of the edges of all of the papers were painted with GLIMMER MIST, by Tattered Angels - I LOVE dipping my paint brush in the bottle and using it that way!  I added some pink buttons, pink pearls and pink gems.  As you can see - my "POP" of Yellow, are the buttons and the cool yellow foam Thickers Letters, to spell out the title and year.

So there you have it -that's my first week's submission!

NOW -  You've got till midnight EST on Sunday 13th March to go into the random draw for a super prize arranged by LEAH-Dollie .

I can't wait to see what you all come up with!