Tuesday, February 16, 2010

TSOLDT04-44 Cent Challenge!

The Challenge this week hosted by The {Stamps}of Life DT, is to create a 44 cent card!! Well, I really wasn't sure what that was........but apparently if your card is flat and light, you can mail it for 44 cents.......... I think that they're about 60 cents here in Canada........but I could be wrong!

In any case the challenge is to make a flatter type card. I know this one would pass for regular postage here in Canada. I created the card using several brushes from The {Stamps} of Life.
The Paisley's and small pink flowers are from build-a-paisley. The small black circular flowers are from Back2Basics. The sentiment is from HappyBday2You and the flower is from Daisies4You. I almost forgot the grass! It's from Eggs4Easter. I LOVE combining the brushes to create quick and simple cards.

To complete the card, all I did was colour the flower in with Copics, add a little BV23 for some shading to make it pop a bit off the paper and add brad and a ribbon! If you need a card in a hurry! Brushes make it SO easy to do!!!!

Check the links to the DT on my sidebar to see the great creations!!!

Happy Stamping


  1. Hi Vicki, your card is so cute, love the flower and the colors, a very pretty spring card. Hugs and happy day!

  2. Love this Vicki! Beautiful, vibrant color!

  3. This is a fabulous 44 cent card! Good thing you explained it cause as a fellow Canadian I didn't know what this was either! I am gonna have to give this a try!

  4. Your card is beautiful Vicki! This Canadian struggled with the 44cent reference too. Thanks for clearing that up!! ;)


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