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Monday, August 3, 2009

"Cuddly Buddly's" Brand New Release "Wee Bee's Birthday" Card + 9 Challenges

Glad you dropped by again!
I am so excited to show you my latest card! Kim McFarlane from "Cuddly Buddy" sent me three new release stamps to make marketing examples for her with. They are all from the new "Bee of Good Cheer" series by: Kim Sponaugle. They remind me of beautiful story book illustrations.
The first one I finished is "Wee Bee's Birthday". These images are also available in pre-colored 3D decoupage.

I used Bassill cardstock and "K & Co - Que Sera Sera" designer paper. Both are available @ "Cuddly Buddly".
I watercolored the stamped image then cut out pieces of a second image and popped them up with foam tape. I then added lots of colors of glitter and Crystal Effects.
I used zig zag and my all time fave leaf stitch around the edges. I then colored in the leaves on the stitching and added Stickles to them. This card is very bright and sparkly!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #18- “Child’s Play” – Create a card for a child and include a stamped image.
Done and done! ;)

Color Crate #24- “Pink, Orange, and Green”
Got all three with a couple of tiny accent colors. Hope that’s OK!

Creative Inspirations #14 – “Bling”
I have 7 different colors of Stickles and one of the possible “blings” was glitter.
I am in! ;)

My Time to Craft Challenge #71 – “Floral Frenzy” – Use flowers
Done that for sure! ;)

Creative Card Crew #21– “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”
These two cuties are having birthday cake. Can get more fun then that! LOL!

Paper Play Challenge #28 – “Dimension” – Add some
I have popped my image and have flowers and ribbon that add dimension also.

Stamp Something – “Paper Piece”
I have paper pieced parts of the image

Daring Card Makers – “Bejeweled Bliss” – Add lots of bling and sparkle.
Did that! : )

Pile It On Challenge #9 – “At least 3 flowers plus other challenges”
I combined 3 flowers to make the one in the upper left hand corner. There are also flowers all over the DP and a big one on the image itself.

Please leave a comment if you like it. You can leave one if you don't too! :(
Thanks again for looking!


Littlebear said...

Another stunning card True. This image is gorgeous and you have brought it to life. The Happy Birthday banner on the bee is so cute and the floral paper is just perfect for the image.
Clare x

Carolyn V said...

This card is delish! Wow

Dragonlady said...

Hi True

Love the card and the image. So many challenges, well done.

Ali x

Desire Fourie said...

True, this is gorgeous. Beautiful colouring of the image.

SueH said...

Pretty card.
Thanks for ‘daring’ to join us this week.

Ali said...

Stunning as always True, love the leaves stitching very effect.

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Another fabulous creation - glad you could join us again!

Sandie said...

Beautiful!! Love the bright colours and image is so cute.

Thanks for joining us on Paperplay again :)

Anonymous said...

Hi True! A simply Bee-u-ti-ful buzzy bumbly birthday card. Well done you talented lady - it's always a pleasure to see how creatively you use the stamps.

Many Thanks,

Kim from Cuddly Buddly

Mina said...

wow stunning cards, love those stunning paper...thanks for joining in with the Colour Create challenge
Mina xxx

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

You make me laugh...... 9 challenges in 1 ...... you are remarkable. So far the best I have done is 3 in 1. Your cards are always amazing. Your blog is always the first I check so keep them coming.

Cindy said...

Beautifully done, True! All of it! and what a cute stamp!

Dianne said...

This card is so cute !! The colors and design really make the image stand out. Great details as always.

Liza said...

Gorgeous card True, the papers and the image are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Wendy said...

Another cutie true, luv those bees!!

Lythan said...

What an intricate card. thanks for making it sparkle a la Daring Cardmakers

Picture kitchen studio said...

Wow! You've done an amazing job with
the Bee celebration! True, thanks for making the bees look so wonderful! I'd like to post your card on the PKS site - it's bee-u-tiful:)

Kim from Picture Kitchen Studio

Chris said...


Amy Schultz said...

great choice of papers and your adorable bee image!

Amy -- Pile It On DT

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning as always. thank you for taking part at ssc

Carly said...

Holy moly this totaly is amazing!! Thanks for playing along with us over at SSC!

Nikki Schmaltz said...

This is so exquisite. Such detail. Fabulous job. Thanks for joining in at SSC:)

Julie M said...

This is stunning, True. The work you've put into it is amazing. Your colouring is just the best!!

Thanks for joining us twice this week on PaperPlay.


LOUISE said...

Super card Trudy, love the image, and all the Bling! Thanks for joining us on Creative Inspirations Challenge. Louise x

craftypagan said...

Wow! This is truly beautiful! Sooo much detail, I could stare for ages! Even though there's a lot of elements it all just 'goes' perfectly! Your colouring is gorgeous! Hugs Rowena-Pile it On dt

Sharon said...

This is stunning True. Your colouring is superb. Lucky you having such gorgeous backing paper to match this week's challenge colours. Fab work.
Thank you for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

Queenie said...

Hi True another Beee..tifull card totally stunning work love all the elements and bling.
Thanks again for taking part over at creative inspirations and good luck.

Dena said...

How gorgeous True! I am so loving that stitching around with the leaves. So clever to color them in like. Thanks for joining CC this week! Hugs, Dena

Sprytebyrd said...

Wow! Absolutely beautiful! Love the image and all the detail you've put into the card, inside and out! It's stunning!
Thanks for joining us at SSC this week! I can't wait to come back to your blog again next week to see what you've created! Your work is amazing!

scrappyjan said...

Bearutiful card as always. love all of your details..
The stitching is FAB!
Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge. janny

Paula said...

Really love the dp and the colors you've chosen here, such happy colors and such a beautiful card!

I'm so glad you could join us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!



Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Hee hee What a fun fun image, wonderful coloring.

Maureen said...

Gorgeous! Love the papers, the sparkle and the stitching! Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!

Di said...

WOW fabulous the colours are just right for colour create and i love the image and your stitching!

Fab card
Thanks for joining C.C this week
Di xx

HUgs DI xxxx

raindropecho said...

Another great creation, True! Thanks again for joining us this week :D
- Ann @ Pile It On!

Crafting Joanne said...

WOW Trudy thats a lot of challenges and one extreemly gorgeous card. Wonderful image and beautiful papers and colours.

Thanks for joining us this week at SSC.

Joanne x

Julie said...

This card is a little ray of sunshine! Great stuff! I love the bee image too. My little boy would smile to see this since he loves "The Bee Movie" so much!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card True ;0)

Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Janneke X

Anonymous said...

gorgeous true!
that is one awesome leave stitch too!

Thanks for playing with us @ Pile It On!
-- dalis