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Friday, August 28, 2009

Woo Hoo! IT'S TIME!!! CDS Sneak Peek #1! "I a-door you!"

Hi everyone!
I am so excited because it is time for "Clear Dollar Stamps" September stamps sneak peeks! You just don't know how hard it is for me to finish cards and not be able to post them right away! Especially since this was my very first time to play with CDS images. I am their newest DT!
Please be sure and check in often. I will be posting a couple of cards a day through Monday!
My first is from an adorable set called "I a-door you". I decided to paper piece the whole card instead of stamping and painting like I usually do. The only things that were painted are the pie and highlights on the kitty. I used Bazzill Dots for the card base, the rest of the cardstock is all core'dinations and the DP wallpaper is from DCWV's Rustic stack.
We were given some challenges for the September sneaks and this one fits into the "Distress it" challenge. I sanded the high spots off of the siding that my Cuttlebug folder created for a weathered look.

It took me a little while to figure out how I wanted to make the "siding" but thanks to my Cuttlebug folders and my scor-pal...I got 'er done!
Did you notice the "glass" in the window? ;)
Remember, You can click on any picture to get a better view of the details!

I am entring this card in the following challenges:

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #21- “3D”
My cards ALWAYS are! LOL!
Creative Inspirations Challenge #24 – “Friendship Cards”
This card would be great to give to friends!
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #75- “New Beginnings”
This is the perfect card for a new home/ House warming gift.

I would really love it if you would leave me a comment! That is pretty much the reason I blog about my cards! Makes me feel good about what I am doing! I truly appreciate each and every comment I receive!

After you have done that...don't forget go check out all of the awesome sneak peeks some of the other girls on our wonderful team have to share with you! Remember, these stamps will all be available September 1st @ the beautiful new Clear Dollar Stamp store!

Lori McCroskey (owner)
Angela Thomas
Candy Fosta
Cassie Trask
Katie Renz
Kim Teasdale
Laurie Wilson - DT Leader
Linda Anderson
Linda Borneman
Sarah Taylor
Shawne Arnold
Stacy Morgan - Twinshappy
Tricia Traxler
Trudy Sjolander (yours true-ly! :)


Debbie said...

Love your creativity on this card. The siding, the glass, the kitty on the side. Totally amazing

Crystal said...

This is AWESOME!!! What a GREAT design! Thanks for sharing True

SMK said...

ooooh how CUTE! loooove that siding effect :D

Anonymous said...

Okay, before we get to the image let me first comment on, the siding the shingles and the glass window! INCREDIBLE! I love details like this on a card and you are the Queen of detail without a doubt ! The image is very cute and you're right , this would make a perfect house warming card. :o) Tracy

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

This is too darn cute, True! I love all the details!

Carrie said...

This is amazing. I love it!! Congrats on making the design team!

The Paper Artists' Boutique said...

I think it is a great card!! Love looking :)

Candy F. said...

Love your card. The siding is so creative and really makes the card pop out and grab your attention!

kuya said...

Oh True, this is so beautiful! I love your card (as always even though I am bad and don't comment every time).

I like these stamps a lot. I think these will be my first Clear Dollar Stamps. So far I have held back, but I've been looking for a door like this for a while.

Cheryl Kosakura said...

This card rocks!! I love how you did the siding...a very clever girl you are!

Beautiful Greetings said...

I love this card True! All of it is just so creative...but hey, we expect nothing less from True! :) Your siding just blows me away, I love it!

Katie Renz said...

Super cute card True, but the siding has to definitely take the cake. Love the realistic look!

Cassie said...

What lovely details, True! How fantastic that you made it it look like a house with that fab siding and roof. Gorgeous ;D

Anonymous said...

Oh how fun True!! This is so creative and fun!! HUGS

Cindy said...

Super cool, True!! Great initation to the CDS DT.

Andrea said...

This truly is a fabulous card! I just love the way you have done the siding and the roof! Love the door too!
Love, Andrea xx

Hope said...

The card looks wonderful! Love how you've done it all, very clever indeed :)

the funkie junkie said...

OMG True - this is incredible!!! You need to do a tutorial on the siding for the little house you built. What a wonderful imagination you have. I'm afraid your wonderful technique totally outshines the new stamp sneak peak. I was so ga-ga over the technique that I didn't even notice what the stamps looked like - LOL. Keep on rockin' girlfriend!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Saw this on SCS! Love love love it. Very creative with the siding... So cool girlie!

Lisa Lara said...

Oh my goodness Trudy-True this is amazing. Love the house siding and shingles, the wallpaper on the inside. Awesome.

Liza said...

Awesome card I love how you have made the front of the house and the image is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Dianne said...

Ditto Linda. This technique is great. I did notice the image and a fantastic job on all of it. The siding and window effects are really nice.

You are so amazingly creative.

Susan S. said...

The card is fab! Great job and just what is the "glass" for the window? Thanks for all the great ideas.

Sprytebyrd said...

WoW! I'm speechless! This is amazing!
Thanks so much for joining us at SSC this week!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card ;0)
Thanks for joining us at SSC

Janneke X

Anonymous said...

It is such a job dropping by your site each week (sometimes a little more). Your creativity amazes me. So enjoy your sharing ideas.

aardvarkpest said...

Amazing card. Love Shingle house and fabby image.


Bonibleaux Designs said...

Oooh I love how you did the siding! Egads but you are creative!

Glitter Monkey said...

What a fabulous card - really creative!! Thanks for joining in with us on Cute Card Thursday. Lol Lynn ♥