Thursday 24 February 2011

Kenny K Challenge

I decided to play in this weeks kenny k challenge as I got one of their stamps a few weeks ago but hadn't yet gotten around to colouring her in.  I just loved her attitude and her guitar, which I decided to colour up like a Daisy Rock, which I've loved ever since I saw Ace of Cakes make one as a surprise birthday cake.  Not that I can play guitar, but if I ever learnt, I'd want a purple sparkly one!

The challenge was all about "R's" - you had to use anything beginning with R on your card, rhinestones, red, ribbon etc.  I went for the rhinestones and used the great bazil bling template to create the swirls of them around the image.  As she's a super rock chick, there's another R too!  This has quickly become my new favourite image - I love the attitude and the chance to give her the funky pink striped hair!

The decorative papers are from the Papermania capsule collection, and I used my new distressing tool to scuff up the edges a little for a rocky look.  I'm new to distressing though and don't think I took it far enough.  I added a strip of glitter paper and some matching corners using a sizzix die.  The sentiment is computer generated using a fab font called "bleeding cowboys" from

Here's the list of challenges I'm entering with this card:

top tip tuesday want us to "bling it on" with lots of glitter, gems or anything that shimmers - well a rock star has to shine now doesn't she ;-)

Glitz and glam is the order of the day over at Delicious Doodles - when this rock chick is definately glam and the card is very glitzy!!

It's also eligible for "something funky" over at

At Simply Create they want something "bold and bright" - the black is bold and the pink is bright!

EDITED 9 August 2011 - I've just found this great site Make it Monday which allows you to link up new or old posts under their blog every week where anything goes.  It's all about showcasing your favourite projects to a new audience.  Well this is one of my all time favourite cards :-D  Hope you like it!

Thanks for stopping by today.

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  1. Such a beautiful card.. Fab coloring.. Thanks for joining us at KKKG this week..
    Hugs, Linda

  2. Love this image, in fact I love all KK images. This card is just perfect.

  3. Hi

    Wow, wonderful card!! Love the rhinestone flourish.

    Thanks for playing along at KKKG this week.

    Michelle :-)

  4. What a great card and I want that guitar too :D
    Thank you for joining us at Kenny K and good luck.

    Amy xx

  5. This is so beautifull. Thanks for joing our Bling it On challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.
    xx Vee

  6. Gorgeous card - I love the sparkly purple.

    Your distressing looks good and at least you kept to the right end of the spectrum with it, you can always add more ;) - When I first started doing it I had to re-name it 'Traumatising'!

    Thanks for joining in with our 'Bling it On' challenge this week over at Top Tip Tuesday :)

    Carol x

  7. These Kenny K stamps are simply adorable - perhaps that is not an apt description for them - they are honest. I love your layering and the bling is perfect. Thanks for joining us this week at Top Tip Tuesday.

  8. Hiya, I just came across from MIM to say hi. Lovely project.
    Maria x

  9. wow love the image and the fab corners
    Thanks for linking up to Make it Monday
    Don't forget -if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  10. Fantastic card, Love those Kenny K's Girlz. Saw your entry at Make it Monday and come to have a closer look. Judie


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