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Monday, June 22, 2009

The Next Level and Cuddly Buddly DT" Stair Step Annie" card plus a few challenge entries and some "comment candy"!



Hello!
Thanks for dropping by!
Today's project was done for "The Next Level" challenge blog as a DT example of a "stair step fold" card. I hope you will go check out the other fabulous DT cards and join us in this week's TNL challenge. They are really fun to make!
I used one of the adorable newly released stamps from "Cuddly Buddly" for my image. I am one of the "Crafty Friends" over there.
The papers are: "The Paper Studio's So-So Sweet", Bazzill Dots", and Core'dinations.
The butterflies are from "K&Company" and the flowers were hand punched.

This card is also entered in 5 challenges...
ABC Challenge...S is for Summer (Daisies and butterflies remind me of summer)
Creative Inspirations Challenge...Paper piecing (I Popped the heart, her bow, feet, and flowers)
Lilly of the Valley Challenge...Paper piecing (I Popped the heart, her bow, feet, and flowers)
All Sorts Challenge...Wings (Butterflies everywhere!)
The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge...Pink and Green (used 'em!)

If you have a second or two to spare, please be a dear and leave a comment. They really make my day. As a little surprise, sweet Kim McFarland @ Cuddly Buddly has given me some extra stamps to share with you. Everyone who posts a comment under this blog by the morning of Sunday, June 28th, gets entered for a chance to win the first of those stamps. It is the adorable "Annie's Heart" like the one I used on this project.



All you have to do is comment for a chance! If you are not the lucky winner, you can still get one at "Cuddly Buddly.com".
Thanks and Hugs! ;)

86 comments:

Ольга said...

What a yummy stamp!

Littlebear said...

Another beauty True. Your amazing colouring and decoupage bring the image to life. Just gorgeous.
Clare x

Moni said...

Waw card is so fab gorgeous, love the cute stamp, and would love to win it thou! Love the colours you used! Hugs, moni

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

This is so cute and colourful, I love it,

Chris x

Nunt said...

Oh True, fantastic stitching again on this card!

x,
nunt

Saskia said...

Wow... lovely card!!! So creative!!

And the stamps is so sweet!!! Thanks for giving a chance to win this stamp!!!

Greetings,
Saskia :)

jennyv said...

Wow True! You are amazing! Your cards are getting more beautiful each time I see it.Love the details and how you pop out parts of the bear image. The bear is so adorable. Your coloring are so great. Wow 5 challenges in 1 card.Good job!

Jenny

Annita said...

love your card, it's so fun and summer just oozes from it. the image is adorable. I LOVE teddybears and this is differnitely one of the cutest I have seen. Would love to win the stamp

Penni said...

Wow True - I love this card. I'm going to need some peace and quite and a lot of concentration to enter TNL Challenge this week LOL!!!

Thanks for the chance to win such a lovely stamp too.

Hugs
Penni
X

Diana - Teacher Mom said...

Trudy, this card is SO precious! I absolutely love the fun colours and the butterfly embellishments are just darling! And how can you resist such a cute stamp. You did an incredible job with card! I think I'll have to try a stair step card of my own. Thanks for the inspiration!

JanJ said...

Oh this is gorgeous, what a sweet card, love the stamp and all the flowers and butterflies, a really summery card.

Jan xx

Abby said...

Another beauty True! Love the cheerful colors and of course the butterflies:) Have wonderful day...Abby:)

kuya said...

Butterflies! I'm in love with this card, it's so beautiful and butterflies are always perfect ;o)

Sue said...

I absolutely love your card! In fact I saw it on the NLC first and said "of all the cards (which are fantastic) I love this one the most". Besides the adorable stamped image, the choice of vibrant colors , details, and the butterflies just make the card pop!

Suzy said...

Oh. Realy great stamp:)

Michelle ~ daydreams505 said...

This is so bright and cheerful. I'm looking forward to trying out a stair-step card too! :)

Debbie said...

What a lovely card. I adore those colours. It's beautiful

Hugs Debbie xx

Cheryl Joshua said...

Just gorgeous,such a fabulous design and beautiful papers,love everything about it!!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations.
xx

Lovely Linda said...

Hi True from Canberra Australia!! WOW!!! 5 Challenges - well done! I love this card and that adorable teddybear...your cards are very inspirational and so stunning - well done!! God bless you!

Julie Temple said...

Oh this is so precious! Your colors are so pretty, and the stamps is adorable!

Julie

Mel said...

Aww what a truly stunning card love the colours makes me want to go get some strawberrys and melon to eat as the colours are so mouth watering, love every bit of detail :)
Mel x

Carole RB said...

Hi True
Your card is very very cute. I love the colors you've chosen!

Кари Сол said...

Beautiful card!!

Denise @ Paper Gems said...

Hey, Trudy!

Another *sweetie* card, The stair-step and fold out window box card are on my list to eventually build!

As *ALWAYS*, your cards are a visual treat!

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

I jut love the stair step cards I've been seeing but not many top this sweet goodness creation! I can almost taste cotton candy when I look at this! Hhhhmmmm good!!

Carolyn said...

Hi True,
Thanks for dropping by my blog. Great to hear from you. Your card for this week's challenge is so sweet. I just love those cuddly buddly images, although I have not taken the plunge to using them yet. Would love to have a chance at one here. How sweet of you to offer.

Carolyn :)
http://creativecardcorner.blogspot.com/

Jane Carroll said...

great card

thanks for joining us this week on SCSC & ABC :)

Hugs Jane x

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I haven't tried one of these cards, but this is very cute (maybe it's the image?) I'd love to win!

Beth said...

How adorable! Can't get much cuter than this one!

Jacqui said...

Your stair step card is gorgeous. I will definately be having a go over at The next level this week.

Nora said...

I've never done a stair step card, but yours is so stinkin cute, I've GOT to give it a try! That image is precious, too.
~hugs~

Kim Y. said...

This is absolutely stunning, True!

Linda said...

Just beautiful! need to try this myself
Linda

brenda said...

Stunning creation, thank you so much for joining in my wings theme at Allsorts this week.

B x

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

OMG True! I went over to Cuddly Buddly and fell in love! I had not seen these before or if I had I didn't know where they came from! I ordered four LOL But not the two you have listed for candy cuz I just know i'm gonna win those! LOL

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Wow your card is gorgeous, love the cute stamp, and would love to win it!!!! Love the colours you used! Hugs, Julie x

Craftyanny said...

what a gorgeous card, you've excelled with this one.
Great colours and layout.
Anne x

Dianne said...

Beautiful card. It yells summertime. Great details and paper.

Happy Crafter said...

Gorgeous card love all the detail and that fab image its a real stunner :)
Val xxx

Fern said...

Hi True....
Fantastic card, i loove the colours and gorgeous detail... and thanks so much for offering the chance to win this lovely stamp.

Fern xx

Heike said...

Wow, this is Stunning, wonderful work. Love all the beautiful Details....

Hugs
Heike

AScrappersDelight said...

That stepping card is absolutely gorgeous! You did a fabulous job with an adorable stamp!

Vroni said...

The card is fantastic. I love it. Its so cute.

Hugs,
Veronika

cats whiskers said...

Love this card dear such fabulous colours and cute image your colouring is superb as is your card shape, just awesome!!! thanks for joining LOTV this week
Hugs Jacqui xx

Beautiful Greetings said...

Your talent always amazes me. What an adorable card. You outdid yourself here! :)

Ode said...

The image of the stamp is very beautiful.

Lisa said...

super cute card, great job!!!

Madge said...

True, an adorable card and an adorable image. Thank you so much for your creativity and support for us at The Next Level. Ann xxx

Jessica said...

Beautiful card True, I love how you put so much detail into it, and such fab colours xx

scraphappy4067 said...

What a cute stamp!! I love it!

Thanks for another chance to win!!

Kelly

Elizabeth said...

Spectacular card this week True and I love that yummy candy. Hugs XXX Beth

pam124 said...

True, what an adorable card and image here. I commented on the SCS site. The layout, your stitching, the image, the sparkle - it's totally fantastic!!! Enter me in the contest to win a stamp girl!!! Your loyal follower!!!

dannette said...

That is so sweet! Your blog is vary inspirational! Hugs, Dannette

Just Sweet Creations said...

This is to cute for words. just love your blog. Thanks Anne L.

Jodi said...

True ~ This is an absolutely fabulous card. I love the butterflies, the stitching, your coloring, and in general, everything about it. I really need to try one of these stair step cards soon ~ they look like a lot of fun.

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Wow Trudy this is such a beautiful card hunny i absolutely love the image you've used, more spending coming on i feel!! hugs Linda x

Gurkiss said...

WOW what a beautiful card you have done. I just love it. The colours are wonderful.

Hugs Gurkiss

Kim. said...

This card is gorgeous as are all the Cuddly Buddly stamps, I would love to win a stamp.
Kim xXx

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow True!!! Love Love Love this card. Nice job on the techniques.
Although all of your cards are fabby, I have to say this is one of my all time favorites!!!

Desire Fourie said...

Oh this is just such an adorable step card. Love the happy colour combo and all the little fairy like embellishments. Just stunning. Hugs from Desire

Ida / Little said...

What a beautiful card, I really love the colors. The butterflies and daisy's are looking great with the papers and the image is just ADORABLE!! :) The card is a great inspiration for us who have not made these pretty things before :)

Have a great day! Hugs Ida

Juls said...

this is gorgeous! I am feeling very inspired!

Janis said...

Wow! What a beautiful card! I love the colors, dimension, and just summer feeling of it!

Kwilt said...

LUV the colors...and such a SWEET stamp!!! You always do a fantastic job True! You're definitely one of my fave artist!

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

This is one of THE BEST stair step cards I've seen. Adorable!

raindropecho said...

These are just adorable! And your card is just too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

Anne said...

Beautiful card! And a sweet stamp.

Shawne said...

Hey there, please don't register me to win, I would never get time to use the stamp but I just wanted to say it is a cutie and this card is AMAZING! My daughter said she likes the ladies bugs! I like it all!

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

a beautiful card - thank you for joining us on abc this week,
Vicky x

Jacquie Hart said...

I love that first card so adorable, thanks for the chance

Jacquie
creations4uandme@yahoo.com
http://creations4u2.blogspot.com

Sammie said...

Your card is very pretty and the coloring is amazing, one day I hope to color like that.


SamantharaeM at gmail dot com

Grace said...

Oh how adorable! Both are fantastic! Love the stair step card.. full of fun! Thanks for the chance to win this adorable stamp!!!

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

Your stair-step card is adorable! I love all of the stitching and your color choices!

Angie said...

This card is absolutely stunning,
Hugs
Angie

Helen said...

Gorgeous card - love the image!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
Helen x

Chrissy said...

beautiful card!! Love the image and the colors!

NormaJean said...

Your card is beautiful like all your work!!
Hugs Normajean

Jenni said...

Absolutely gorgeous card and beautifully colored!
Jenni x

Dee Libis said...

I love your stair-step card and your coloring is awesome! Would love to win "Annie's Heart" stamp. She is adorable!

Sharon said...

love the card

the funkie junkie said...

Woohoo girlfriend, you are really rockin' - 80 comments indeed! Just dropped by to tell you how cute your stairstep card is. What a sweet image you used! I've never done a stairstep card but will have to pass on this week's challenge because I am getting ready to leave for vacation and have a dozen other things to cram in! Talk later...{{hugs}}

Lisa said...

Hi, Such a gorgeous card! I love the cute image.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.

Lisa x

Artyjen said...

Just to say what a really cute card...the shades of pink & green so pretty.....would still have left this comment even if you were not giving away the stamp!!! :)
My number never comes up anyway
xoxo

Nadia said...

What an awesome stamp -- just love it. Great blog and thanks for the chance to win.

Maria Matter said...

Too adorable! Love the colors on this and all your added elements...beautiful!

Why am I not following you.....I am now! lol
Thanks for letting me hang out and snoop around!
Abundant Blessings, Maria

Amy said...

I love the bear and the butterfly. I am really into butterflies nowadays - maybe it's because my daughter really love them. I think they are just so fabulous!