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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

"Whimsy's" New Hippo plus 5 challenges

Hello All!
Sorry it has been over a week since I posted a card! This has been one busy summer! I am gearing down and getting some cards done so look for them a little more often again! I have lots of new stamps headed my way! I am so excited!

Today's was done with "Whimsy Stamp's" new hippo. I popped his nose and closest foot once and his hind end a second time. Now is that a cute rump or what? LOL!

The cardstock is Bazzill and the DP is DCWV "Whimsy" stack. I took a little extra time and hand sewed some seed beads around the Nestie.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Lili of the Valley Challenge #32 – “Animals”
I used a hippo.
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #17 - “Inside Out” - decorate the inside too
I always do! ;)
Pile It On Challenge #8 – “Watercolor” - use watercolors and be in other challenges
I always do! ;)
Creative Card Inspirations Challenge #14 – “Bling!” – use some kind of bling
I used seed beads and glitter on the hippo and DP.
My Time To Craft Challenge #71 – “Floral Frenzy” – use flowers
I have 3 or 6…depending on how you count them! ;)

Thanks for dropping by!
Please be a sweetie and leave me a comment! ;)


~Denise Lynn~ said...

Another fabulous card True! Love the pink and green combo and those papers are beautiful! Well done with the hippo too, perfect! :)

Wendy said...

Gorgeous True!! Love the hippo, he is way cute!!

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

OMWord! That is the most adorable stamp I've ever seen! LOL. And of course your card is gorgeous! Love it!

Ann (Madge) said...

I love this card True, that image is just soooo cute and the attention to detail on your stitching and layering is as superb as ever - love it. Ann xxxx

Littlebear said...

Hee, hee, this cute hippo has made me giggle he/she's so sweet! Your cards is awesome, as usual.
Clare x

Abby said...

Hi True, it's nice to see you post again...your cards always bring a big smile to my face!

Have a great day!


Cindy said...

Love it, True! As usual, a great card!

Dianne said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE!! Colored perfectly. Such a happy card.

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

WOWZER!! True, I just LOVE this!! Gorgeous creation hun!! You rock at putting it together with your special touches like the stitching, flowers and colors!! Just fab!! :) HUGS

Chris said...

What a sweetie! Reminds me of the comment 'does this make my butt look big"!

SMK said...

hehe love the color combo! and how cute is that sentiment and stamp ;) love it!!!

Marcea said...

Wow, this is gorgeous hun. Love that cute image!!
Thanks for playing along with LOTV

LOUISE said...

Super cute card Trudy, love the cute hippo, and loving your beads. Thanks for joining us on Creative Inspirations Challenge. LOuise x

Michele said...

Gorgeous card True. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. I just LOVE the sentiment for this one, made me LOL. Hugs Michele x

ineke said...

lovely card.. very nice colors !!!
and.. i recogneise this behind... i see it in windows when i walk by...
i didnot know there were hippo's in the town i live in...

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

Ok now it's time to share some technique. I am having a heck of a time sewing on my cards - what type of thread do you use AND how do you keep your lines so straight? LOL I'm like the drunken sailor of card sewing. I bob and weave, stagger and burp all over the things!!

I love This Hippo and your little beaded border is so fun. I never think in such minute details. I'm telling you I'm moving in!!! Grasshopper need training!!

raindropecho said...

How cute is this!! Love those colors that you've put together and that sentiment is so cute. Your coloring made the rump look even bigger, lol, love it! Great card and thanks for joining us again :D
- Ann @ Pile It On!

Jennifer said...

He's super cute...for a hippo?!? I really love all the embellies and the stitching, great job! Thank for joining us this week at Pile It On!

Jennifer GDT@PIO

Sprytebyrd said...

super cute card! I love this hippo, just adorable! Can't see too much of the inside, but I can see that it's there! :) Love your colors! Great card!
Thanks so much for joining us at SSC this week! Hope to see you next week - Good Luck!
--x Dee

Erin... said...

love this hippo!!

Liza said...

Gorgeous card True, I love the hippo image and your DPs are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Line said...

Gorgous card True!!! LOVE that hippo and how you've popped up parts of him - looks fabulous! Gorgous papers and details!

Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!
Hugs, Line

Scrapishments said...

Oh I just love it! :) It reminds me of Gloria from the Madagasgar movie! he! he! True, your cards are the best! :)


jillyscreations said...

this card is truley stunning I love everything about it thank you for taking part at ssc

Scrubbysue said...

Oooooooooooh...........I LOVE this!!! the image is adorable and the layout, little extras, everything.........just beautiful!!

jannekescreations said...

This card is awesome :D
Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Janneke X

jannekescreations said...

Awesome card ;0)

Thanks for joining us SSC this week.

Janneke X

cats whiskers said...

Sorry for the flying visit dear, just have to say this is a stunning card, love the colours layout and image, and your colouring thanks for joining LOTV
Hugs Jacquix

Alysabeth said...

Super cute:o) I love your colours.

stamprgrl said...

that is the cutest rump EVER!!!!

Thanks for Playing with us @ Pile It On!

-- dalis

Julie said...

Your details are truly amazing on this card! Using the cute hippo image really makes it stand and look quite terrific!

Kwilt said...

What a beautiful...as always...and FUN card!!! You are so talented, I love looking at all your creations!!


Skraptacular Designs said...

Hi True...

BOY am I glad I stumbled upon your blog today! Your cards are AMAZING! I just love all the detail and time you put into each and every one of them!

Your coloring is awesome...so real-life!

Thanks for playing along with us at Stamptacular! Hope you'll join us more often so I can be sure to come and visit!


the funkie junkie said...

Hi True, I'm way behind on commenting, but I was so excited to see your card entered in the Creative Inspirations Challenge this time. It's really fabulous. Best of luck in the competition!!

Maureen said...

Wow! Fabulous card - love the soft colors and the coloring is just perfect! Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Gorgeous work - I adore that fabulous hippo!

Queenie said...

Awwww gorgeous gorgeous card True,love it!!
Thanks for joining in the fun over at creative inspirations and good luck.

Lesley said...

Beautiful card! Lovely colours and image. Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

Tracey said...

Stunning card Trudy, that image is fab & love how you've used the little seed beads :-)


maxine said...

wow a fantastic card, I love hippos and have got to get that stamp. Congrats with the win over at Creative Inspirations.

Deanna said...

This is aweswome... so cheeky! Love it!

Thanks for playing!

Dee fr Pile It On DT