Monday, March 28, 2011

TUIC March Challenge

Fellow Tangled Up In Creativity Blog Group member, Dawn, is hosting this month's challenge.  We had to create a card inspired by the saying, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb."  Ribbon also had to be used on the card.  Here is my entry.  The lion image is by Inkadinkado and I made the charm.  The charm was made by stamping the lamb image with Stazon ink onto a piece of #6 recycled plastic (carryout container) and then when heated with the heat gun (shrinks like polyshrink).    

Here's a close up of the charm:
I've also been working on a swap:
Each member of the swap group was sent an image and had to come up with a card.  The image Michelle sent was 3 Easter eggs in a row with a hatching chick in the middle.  I colored and cut it apart.  This layout was inspired by one I had seen in a magazine.  It was fun.  

Thanks for looking!
*I wrote this blog post while participating on the Glue Dots design team.


  1. Your card is terrific but your swap is fantastic.

  2. Both are great. Love that little charm you created too.
    Your swap card is wonderful - so fun looking.

  3. Oh wow! I love how you got both animals onto that card! so clever!

  4. Your little charm is soooo cute and is the perfect embellishment on this lovely card! Your swap card is great too!

  5. Both cards are sensational! Great idea to make your own charm. I'm going to try this technique. Thanks for the tip.

  6. OH how cute these are. love the little charm you made.

  7. Great take on the challenge with your lion and lamb card!! Too, too cute!

    Love that delightful Easter card with the fun tic-tac-toe layout!

  8. LOVE the lion and lamb card!! So adorable!! =)

    And your swap is way fabulous too!

  9. How cute are both of these cards. I love your interpretation of Dawn's Challenge and the cute little lamb added to the ribbon.

    Your easter card is so fun. I love how you have cut it up and mixed it up. Great work on both accounts.

  10. ADORABLE!! I love your card Monica! How have you been?


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