And here I am with my first project as a DT for the Colour Crazy Challenge blog. I found the challenge blog quite a while ago and I loved to enter my projects there, since as you all know, most of my cards have colored images on them, colored with pencils. And now I am on the DT - I am so excited.

For this project, the sponsor is A Day for Daisies and the winner will receive a $8 voucher for the store. I received the digi Dandelions in a Mason Jar to create my inspiration project with.

Don't these balls of fluff bring back many childhood memories? I printed the image out onto Strathmore Paint Pad paper and got out my Prismacolor colored pencils. I decided that I would color two of the flowers as full bloom dandelions in their beautiful yellow color. I also added a bit of grey to the jar to depict the glass and then cut the image out with a stitched tag die.

I cut a cardpanel of white cardstock and ran it through an embossing folder. I love the simple dot design. I adhered the tag to the panel with a brad and some double sided tape and then added craft foam behind the cardpanel before adding it to my cardbase. The cardpanel was then glued to a top folding cardbase. I completed the project with a simple hello die cut in black cardstock.

If you create hand colored projects, head over to the Colour Crazy Challenge blog to enter your creations. There is a new challenge every week and each challenge runs for two weeks.

General supplies:
Strathmore Paint Pad paper
Reflections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
White and black cardstock
A Day for Daisies Dandelions in a Mason Jar digi
Prismacolor colored pencils
Die from my stash
Darice Multi Sized Dots embossing folder

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  1. This is a lovely card with a tag on it. ADFD images are always grand. This is a nice CAS card. [Bunny]`

  2. Hi, Monica! Such a sweet and "dandy" card creation, full of spring time happiness! It's lovely! hugs, de

  3. Beautiful card, Monica. I love the black and white with a pop of colour! Have a great weekend. xx

  4. Love this Monica. Such a simple card and that fabulous image just pops right off the page. Lovely job. xxx

  5. Very nice card! Love the white on white with a secondary black, then the yellow to give it spark! Thanks for joining us at Craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.com

  6. Gorgeous card. Great cas style card.
    Thanks for playing with us at Creative Knockouts.
    Good luck!! Michelle (DT)

  7. Congrats on your new DT position! I believe I just entered the challenge there today. Very cute card. Love how some flowers are colored and some are not.

  8. Beautyfull card Monica. Thanks for joining our challenge at Coloring with Pencils this month.
    Hugs Aartje

  9. Love how the colour just "pops" a real childhood memory indeed ! Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create hope to see you again with more creations ! x

  10. Lovely card and a great image, thank you for joining us at MAWTT, xxx

  11. Congrats on your new DT Monica-great CAS card and love the simple image with just the two flowers coloured against all the white.
    Carol x
    Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

  12. Wonderful project and beautifully done. I love the spot coloring of the flowers. Thanks so much for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!

    Chana Malkah, Owner
    613 Avenue Create Challenge
    A Place To Start Challenge https://hereisaplacetostart.blogspot.com

    PS: I would love to see your project in our challenge at A Place To Start

  13. Leuke kaart Monica.
    Gezellig dat je meedoet met de Challenge van Kleuren met potloden.

    Groetjes, Astrid.

  14. Hi Monica,
    what a very gorgeous card and that digi image is so lovely.
    Such a super design too.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

  15. Forgot to say congrats on your new DT post